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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
January 21, 1987
Subject(s)
Local identifier
2011MR174
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, Jan. 21). 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 Jan. 19th, 1912 Burford Citizens are reminded of Bylaw No. 3 which requires removal of all snow or ice from roofs that might fall on people within three hours after the storm has stopped or, if in the evening, by 10 o'clock the next morning. Snow is to be removed from the front, sides and the rear of all properties owned or occupied by them within three hours after the storm has ceased or by 10 o'clock next morning. If there is a blizzard the owner or

occupier shall clear all snow every 24 hours.

Cathcart On the 13th on January the thermometer in Cathcart registered 30 degrees below zero IF) and the roads; are so blocked that roads have been made "over the fields.

Ml. Vernon - Members of the Methodist church are going to erect a windbreak at the church sheds to protect the horses.

Northfield - A number of young people braved

the sever cold to attend a surprise party on Tuesday night for Miss Aletha Givens. The party took place at the home of Mr. John Givens. Alethas father.

Burford The Advance is now the agent for the Crown Shoe Company and will accept any kind of shoes for repair. Renew your subscription and receive a copy of the beautiful painting "Home Again." See our club rates for the Toronto Daily Star, The Canadian Farmer' and "The Family Herald & Weekly Star."

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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.