Newspapers and Indices for Ontario's community newspapers
Return of the Troops.
Publication:
Markdale Standard (Markdale, Ont.), 23 Jul 1885, p. 4


Description
Full Text

On Saturday last the Midland Battalion passed through here about half past one p.m. The train halted to take water when several hundred of our citizens gave them a good harty cheer and welcome home while our brass band played the "Red, White and Blue," and other patriotic tunes. The Quebec contingent followed at half past five when the crowd had swelled to about 500, the ladies had by this time replenished their stock of boquets and the band was again in position on a carload of lumber, and all joined in one outburst of welcome to the returning brave boys who were in excellent health and spirits, though thoroughly tanned with the scorching sun of the prairie province. Col. Amyot wishes to thank the people of Markdale for their presence at the station and hearty welcome, the band for their attendance and excellent music, and the ladies for their numerous boquets.


Media Type:
Newspaper
Item Types:
Articles
Clippings
Notes:


Date of Publication:
23 Jul 1885
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
Ontario.News.230280
Language of Item:
English
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Contact
Grey Highlands Public Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

101 Highland Drive

Box 280 Flesherton, ON

519-924-2241

Powered by / Alimenté par VITA Toolkit




My favourites lets you save items you like, tag them and group them into collections for your own personal use. Viewing "My favourites" will open in a new tab. Login here or start a My favourites account.










Return of the Troops.