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Veterans' Night Nets $310

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  • 1943-10-20

"Bingo, Auction Sale, and Dance Draw Good Crowd. Farmers and Growers Give Generously The local Canadian Corps Association's night of Bingo, an Auction Sale and Dance drew a good crowd to the Town Hall on Monday evening when about $310 was cleared....

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Firey Meteorite Seen By District Residents

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  • 1966-09-21

"The blazing meteorite which cut a fiery path over Eastern Canada and the United States on Saturday night, frightening or thrilling thousands of people, was seen by many residents of Bradford and district. Though your editors did not see it, from ...

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Flt.-Sgt. Ken. Patience Stated Missing Overseas

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  • 1944-06-07

"Word has been received by his mother in Toronto that Flight Sgt. Kenneth Patience is missing after air operations. Sgt. Patience is the youngest son of Mrs. Patience and the late Wm. Patience, the latter a native of South Simcoe who died in Flora...

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Waste Paper and Rag salvage

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  • 1944-06-07

"Another waster Paper and Rag Salvage will take place in Bradford Friday, June 16. The local Veterans again will make a complete tour of the village, both the business section and the residential section, in an effort to secure every scrap of wast...

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Memoriam of World War II

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  • 1953-11-11

Memoriam in the Bradford Witness for those who lose their lives in WWII.

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Hon. Earl Rowe Pleads to Electors for Strong 'Yes' Vote on Plebiscite

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  • 1942-04-29

"To the Electors of Dufferin-Simcoe: As your representative in the House of Commons, I did oppose the principle of a Plebiscite. Howevee, our government has asked for an expression of public opinion and, under our democratic system of government, ...

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Looking Back Over the Century - Bradford & Amsterdam

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  • 1967-04-19

The Bradford Witness decided to release a series of articles from local townspeople on the history of certain events in Bradford and West Gwillimbury's time. This week, the Holland River is the topic.

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Town honors nine fire fighters for 30 years' service

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  • 1974-01-16

"Lavish was the praise Monday night as approximately 200 Bradford residents gathered at the community centre to pay tribute to nine firefighters who have each given more than 30 years of service to the town..."

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Military History is recalled by Finding of Button

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  • 1958-08-20

"While working in the flower-bed at the front of the bradford Presbyterian Church this summer, Mr. harvey Curry dug up a small object which turned out to be a button off a soldier's uniform. A little rubbing revealed the number "30" inside a raise...

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