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Fire Destroys Barn on Stoddart Farm

  • CA BWGPL LHC-DIS-Fire-2016-12-14-06
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  • 1964-09-02

"When the fire alarm sounded at 4.30 o'clock on Monday afternoon, the billowing smoke at the top of the hill in town confused, giving the impression that the fire was closer and presenting rather an alarming picture. However, when the fire-fightin...

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Five Drown in Branch of Boyne Near Beeton

  • CA BWGPL LHC-DIS-Accid-2016-09-23-09
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  • 1954-10-20

"The branch of the Boyne River which crosses the road into Beeton, west of No. 27 Highway, was, like all other streams of the district, swollen to danger proportions last Friday night and at this point a terrific toll in lives was taken. Five bodi...

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Flt.-Sgt. Harold Wilson Reported Missing After Air Bombing Operations

  • CA BWGPL LHC-HER-WWII-2016-11-07-13
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  • 1944-06-07

"Mr. and Mrs. Daniel wilson, of Bond head, have been notified by Ottawa that their second son, Flt.-Sgt. Harold (Chub) Wilson, is missing after air operations over enemy territory. The entire crew of his craft failed to return and as yet there is ...

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Flt.-Sgt. Ken. Patience Stated Missing Overseas

  • CA BWGPL LHC-Her-WWII-2016-11-07-10
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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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Free Government From its Pledge

  • CA BWGPL LHC-HER-WWII-2016-11-07-03-2016-11-07-04
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  • 1942-04-29

"Local Affirmative Vote One of Highest Percentages in Entire Province The people of Canada have spoken. The Government of Canada is freed from any previous commitments to act in the best interests of Canada. By an overwhelming majority the people ...

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Freedom to Act, Symbol Of Democratic Gov't

  • CA BWGPL LHC-HER-WWII-2016-11-07-03
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  • 1942-04-22

"Hon. Earl Rowe Expresses Views at Shelburne Plebiscite Meeting Over confidence has lost many a battle. The greatest danger that Monday's Plebiscite vote will not register a most emphatic "Yes" is possibly that so many appear absolutely confident ...

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G.T.R. Penetanguishene Station improvements

  • CA BWGPL LHC-Tpor-2016-11-17-04-2016-11-10-08
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  • 1900-01-25

"The G.T.R. authorities are digging up ten maple shade trees from the Aurora station grounds to place in the grounds at Penetanguishene, and the citizens are very wroth."

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G.T.R. pay raise

  • CA BWGPL LHC-Tpor-2016-11-01-03-2016-11-16-05
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  • 1900-04-05

"The management of the Grand Trunk Railway system has issued instructions making effective on April 1st, increase in the rate of pay to section foremen on the lines in Canada at ten cents per day to all track laborers who are receiving one dollar ...

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Geo. Stoddart residence

  • CA BWGPL LHC-BraPh-BW1906-OS11578-2016-12-20-02
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  • 1900-11-01

Article on the construction of George Stoddart's residence

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