Each week, the Gazette looks back on stories from the past. Here is what happened this week, by year…
- Glen Island-the weather of all last week was not all that the summer visitor desired, yet everybody was genial and enjoyed the indoor ausements very much.
- The twelfth annual outing of the Prince Edward Old Boys left Toronto on Saturday at 8:15 a.m. and arrived in Picton sometime after 1 p.m.
- The comedy that has made all America talk will be seen at the Bijou Opera House this Saturday night. This comedy has created a craze across Canada and the United States.
- Chance demonstration to a neighbour of a recently installed water system was instrumental in saving a large driveshed from fire on the farm of Harold Woods.
- Miss Jean Falconer, of Brucefield, arrived in Picton on Monday to assume her new duties as supervisor of the Public Health nursing staff.
- A grass fire at the rear of Ross Pearsoll’s farm back of Chuckery Hill caused excitement Thursday afternoon.
- A minister from Hamilton, along with a German choir, will be special guests at a service this Sunday in the Picton United Church to commemorate the first German Settlement in the area.
- Penny Carnival began with a colourful and imaginative parade-the best yet-thanks to the fire department, police department and Mr. H.J. McFarland.
- Athol Recreation Committee met in the Community Hall at Cherry Valley Thursday night to discuss further action in connection with installation of lights at the softball diamond.
- During the last session of the Provincial Legislature, an important Act was passed which should have a great effect on the health of children. The bill is called the Immunization of School Pupils Act.
- The safe handling of pistols and revolvers was demonstrated at the Prince Edward Revolver Club recently.
- The fifth year, the weatherman smiled on the Athol Day celebration held in Cherry Valley on Sunday.