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Weeks Ago by Mel Robertson, from The Burford Times
Description
Creator
Robertson, Mel, Author
Media Type
Text
Item Type
Articles
Description
From the 1970s through the 1980s, Mel Robertson wrote many articles for the Burford Advance and Burford Times on the history of Burford Township. This clipping contains a column of news clippings from old Burford newspapers. The article may not have been republished.

Newspaper clippings donated by Liz (Robertson) Brown; reprinted with permission from The Burford Times.
Date of Original
February 25, 1987
Subject(s)
Local identifier
2011MR145
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.0834 Longitude: -80.49968
Donor
Provided by Liz Brown
Copyright Statement
Protected by copyright: Uses other than research or private study require the permission of the rightsholder(s). Responsibility for obtaining permissions and for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Copyright Date
1987
Copyright Holder
The Burford Times
Recommended Citation
Robertson, Mel. (1987, Feb. 27). Weeks Ago. Burford, Ontario: The Burford Times.
Contact
County of Brant Public Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address
County of Brant Public Library (Paris Branch)
12 William Street
Paris, ON
N3L 1K7 | @brantlibrary
Full Text

Weeks ago

BY MEL ROBERTSON Feb. 26th, 1914 Burford - Hydro Nut Cracked! A petition signed by 25 property owners has asked the Police Trustees to take action to get Hydro in the village. You are asked to vote on the enabling Bylaw on March 9th. Vote for Hydro and Boom Burford!

Burford - There were many beautiful dresses at the military Ball last Thursday. Guests were there from Gait, Brantford, Paris, Princeton and Toronto. Many new dances were tried out, much to the amusement of the sitters." Mrs. A.D. Muir looked well in a dress of peacock blue with shadow lace and ermine trimmings. Mrs. J. Brethour wore black satin with a net overdress and trimmings of yellow brocade and jet. Mrs. Martin of Princeton wotx ,,idck silk with shadow lace and jet with bunches of old rose. Mrs. Goldie looked very

handsome in yellow satin veiled in blue chiffon with touches of American Beauty crimson. Mrs. M.F. Muir wore cream satin with military red and sable trimmings. Note - Ball gowns were extremely elaborate in 1914 and were really not designed for the rather boisterous dances such as The Lancers", the various Two-steps and The Dashing; White Sergeant. They were, however, very attractive in the waltzes which were thought to be slightly improper due to the close contact they required.

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Weeks Ago by Mel Robertson, from The Burford Times


From the 1970s through the 1980s, Mel Robertson wrote many articles for the Burford Advance and Burford Times on the history of Burford Township. This clipping contains a column of news clippings from old Burford newspapers. The article may not have been republished.

Newspaper clippings donated by Liz (Robertson) Brown; reprinted with permission from The Burford Times.