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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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Copeland, Elizabeth - Graduate

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  • 1975

"Elizabeth Margaret Copeland, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Copeland of Newton Robinson, graduated from St. Joseph's Campus of George Brown College July 18th, 1975. Beth will be joining the staff of Peel Memorial Hospital in Brampton."

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Church celebrates 90th

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  • 1977-03-30

"The congregation of Newton Robinson United Church is holding a three-fold celebration this year. The church, whose spire is a landmark for those travelling Highway 27 between Cookstown and Bond Head is marking its 90th anniversary. The celebratio...

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Dogs killing sheep will cost $1,200

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  • 1976-06-30

"Sheep killed or mauled by dogs earlier this month in the Newton Robinson area are going to cost West Gwillimbury taxpayers more than $1,200. The attacks occurred on the farms of Donald Ramsay, William Row, Jr., and Alonzi Aurora, and left 21 shee...

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Edney, Earle James obituary

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  • 1963-03-06

Event Date : Thursday, February 28, 1963 Event Type : Death Description : Earle James Edney, 30, of Newton Robinson, was killed Feb. 28 about 11/2 miles south of Bond Head on No. 27 Highway, while driving north. According to police, the right fr...

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Houghton, Elgar P. J. obituary (long)

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  • 1973-02-28

Event Date : Saturday, January 27, 1973 Event Type : Death Description : Funeral services were held on January 30 at the Lewis Funeral Home in Bradford for Elgar P. J. Houghton who died suddenly at his home on the farm of Allan Houghton in Newton...

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Rowe, William

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  • 1943-05-26

Event Date : Sunday, May 23, 1943 Event Type : Death Description : Husband of Isabella Watson Rowe and father to Hon. W. Earl Rowe, Russell Rowe, Watson Rowe and Mrs. Herman Lonnox died in his 96th year. He was a member of the Methodist Church a...

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History of Newton Robinson

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  • 1957-08-07

This edition of the Bradford Witness celebrated the Centennial Year of the town. Histories of the surrounding communities were added to the edition in honour of this event, and were contributions from the Women's Institutes. This article is a brie...

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Newton Robinson's Centennial Celebration Successful Community Effort

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  • 1967-10-18

"At 2 p.m., on Saturday, October 7, a weekend which will long be remembered, began for the residents of Newton Robinson and the Newton Robinson community, when friends of former years came to celebrate the village's Pioneer Family Days. The activi...

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