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Five Drown in Branch of Boyne Near Beeton

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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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King Township Man Drowned In Canal

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  • 1967-04-19

"George Murray Gillam, 29, of R.R. 3 King, was drowned in the canal, Holland Marsh, in the early hours of Saturday morning. Werner Ploder, son of Mr. A. Ploder, Holland Marsh, was returning home around 1:50 a.m. when tat the bridge, located at the...

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Man Finds Work, is Drowned in Canal

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  • 1936-06-17

"Had Come from Toronto Thursday - Went Bathing After Day's Work Mushaelo (Michael) Bohoniuk, 25-year-old Ukrainian, of 70 Runnymede Rd., Toronto, was drowned in the Holland Marsh irrigation cala, at a point where the canal skirts the rear of Mr. ...

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Nina Saliwonczyk, 17, Killed in Car Collision on Hwy.11 on Holiday Evening

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  • 1965-08-11

"Nina Saliwonczyk, 17, who since coming to Canada had spent most of her life in the Bradford area and was known among the young people as a very bright and intelligent young girl, met a tragic death in the flaming wreckage of a car on No. 11 Highw...

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Prelude to a child;s tragic death

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  • 1974-08-07

" 'Could the life of one child have been saved and the lives of five others been improved if the Children's Aid Society had acted sooner?' This is the question that Mrs. Carol Simone keeps asking herself after the drowning on Monday of her neighbo...

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Railway Grim List

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  • 1908-12-17

Article on the total number of people injured and killed due to train related accidents in one year (1908). The majority were railway employees.

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Toronto Man Dies When Car Ditched

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  • 1933-05-24

"Excessive Speed is Cause of Fatal Accident on Highway 11 William J. Lees, 28, of 612 Harvie Ave., Toronto, was instantly killed late Saturday afternoon when the car he was driving swerved off the highway south of Mr. Clarence Wood's gateway, snap...

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