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Weeks Ago by Mel Robertson, from The Burford Advance


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:
August 7, 1985
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
2011MR153
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:
1984
Copyright Holder:
The Burford Times
Recommended Citation:
Robertson, Mel. (1985, Aug. 7). Weeks Ago. Burford, Ontario: The Burford Advance.
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Full Text

weeks ago

By Mel Robertson

AUGUST 12, 1909

BURFORD: The Machine Telephone Company has petitioned Council for permission to install poles on Township roads for the purpose of operating a telephone company. NOTE: At one time both Bell and the Machine Phone Co. operated switchboards in Burford and there was considerable competition.

BURFORD: Geo. Aulseybrook is getting his apple evaporator ready for operation. The Aulseybrook brothers intend to process more fruit than before. They are paying .40 cents per 100 Ibs. of Peeling apples. NOTE: The Apple Evaporator which was located on Maple Ave. South of the RR tracks was famous for its "Apple Butter."

BURFORD: Farmers are warned about a man going around pretending to examine cattle for hoof and mouth disease. On no account should anyone pay him for anything.

BURFORD

Mrs. Elizabeth Muir celebrated her 90th birthday on Sunday, July 28. A resident of Brucefield Manor in Mt. Pleasant, Mrs. Muir has many friends and relatives living in the Burford area.

Four generations of family attended her birthday party which was held at the nursing home between two and 2:30 p.m. A large cake was served and several members of the nursing home administration were also present.

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Weeks Ago by Mel Robertson, from The Burford Advance


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.