Stories from our past-September 22, 2022

Each week, the Gazette looks back on stories from the past. Here is what happened this week, by year…


  • The Ameliasburgh Lodge of the Independent Order of Forester’s attended divine service at Roblin’s Mills on Sunday last.
  • Sir Rodmond Roblin, Premier of Manitoba and native of Prince Edward County, has come out strong against Woman Suffrage.
  • Gilead-Apple packers are around once more. They have packed early fruit at Herbert McDonald’s, Hiram McDonald’s and Clare McDonald’s.


  • Hiram Kotchapaw of Northport marks his 90th birthday on Monday, September 22. He had spent most of his life at Bethesda, until the death of his wife.
  • Mr. and Mrs. Manley Flake of Cherry Valley will mark their Golden Wedding Anniversary next Tuesday.
  • The baby show was a highlight of the night show at Milford Fair. The large shed was filled to capacity to enjoy the program of orchestra music, amateurs and interviews recorded for CJBQ.


  • Plans for Prince Edward County’s proposed new home for senior citizens remain tied up with government officials at Queen’s Park.
  • A planned goal to increase the population of Prince Edward by 20 per cent over the next five years, or about 4,000 people, is underway.
  • Early Prince Edward County up to about 1870 is recommended by Prince Edward County Council’s Property and Supply Committee as the theme for the new county museum.


  • Tuesday night PECI’s volleyball teams met in tournament against  Moira and Centre Hastings secondary schools in Madoc.
  • Reflooding of the Beaver Meadow area will take place in the spring of 1983.
  • Robert Rutter has announced he will stand for election to the Wellington council November 8, the first time he has sought a municipal office.