Each week, the Gazette looks back on stories from the past. Here is what happened this week, by year…
- Messrs. George Clarke and John B. Gatenbee, representing a Rochester syndicate, have purchased Nicholson’s Island, now called Aman’s Island.
- We had the opportunity to visit the Demorestville Fair last weekend. The morning opened very unfavourably, accompanied with considerable appearance of showers.
- On Monday, Mr. James Bedborough who lives down near the cemetery came into town with a set of Indigenous relics, which he had just turned up on his farm. One was the frontal bone of a human skull, with some attachments, and a right femoral of thigh bone.
- Mr. H. Montgomery, Carrying Place, was admitted to Belleville hospital on Friday, suffering from injuries sustained in a fall form a hay mow.
- A host of friends throughout the county mourn the death of Mrs. Fred Bongard, who passed away at her home at Milford Saturday afternoon.
- Beaver are making their home at the Outlet, Bruce Martin reports. It is believed there is a pair living there.
- The third meeting of Greenbush Decorators, “Accessories for the Bedroom” was held at the home of Mrs. Russell Head last weekend.
- Bloomfield Reeve Allan Anderson wants signs designating Prince Edward County on the Macdonald-Cartier Freeway as well as Highway 2.
- Mrs. Dorothy Rutter journeyed to Toronto, thence by plane from Malton to New York Airport for a week to visit Mr. and Mrs. John Morrison.
- A planning committee for the East Prince Edward UCW fall rally was held in the Cherry Valley United Church Hall this past Tuesday.
- Prince Edward County Community Care for seniors second annual variety show will get under way at 8 p.m. this Friday.
- Ameliasburgh Township has finally found the lost portion of old Highway 33, the road nobody seems to own.