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  • Andy Clarke is coming home
    Grimsby Independent, 2 May 1946, p. 1,3     Next Sunday, Grimsby will be honored by having Andy Clarke broadcast his famous Neighborly News program over the air from his Old Home Town. This program which is sponsored by the Ontario and Quebec Division of the Canadian Weekly Newspapers Association and is one of the most popular features on ...
    Grimsby Independent, 2 May 1946, p. 1,3   Next Sunday, Grimsby will be honored by having Andy Clarke broadcast his ...
  • They used to be good
    Grimsby Independent, 30 May 1946, p. 1     A lot of people recognized this pair of athletes. Then again there were a lot of people who knew them well in past years, that did not recognize them. They are, seated, David Fisher, and standing, William Schwab. In their day, which was back in the 90's, they were just ...
    Grimsby Independent, 30 May 1946, p. 1   A lot of people recognized this pair of athletes. Then again there ...
  • Kathleen Kidd in Singapore
    Grimsby Independent, 16 May 1946, p. 9     Writing from Singapore, Canadian Radio actress Kathleen Kidd, former Grimsby resident, tells of doing a broadcast in Batavia with Canadian actor Frank Wade, using a script written by Toronto producer-actor Earle Grey. Visiting a place which used to be the largest distribution centre for rice in ...
    Grimsby Independent, 16 May 1946, p. 9   Writing from Singapore, Canadian Radio actress Kathleen Kidd, former Grimsby resident, tells ...
  • Away back when
    Grimsby Independent, 7 Jan 1943, p. 1     This column, for this issue only, has been moved to the front page, to do honor to one of the finest "young" men that have gone forth from the "Old Forty" in the past half century. There are a great many people in Grimsby and the Township who know him ...
    Grimsby Independent, 7 Jan 1943, p. 1   This column, for this issue only, has been moved to the front ...
  • Bishop of Paton Street - Burton Wilbert Graham
    Grimsby Independent, 22 Jul 1943, p. 1     On the occasion of the election and eventual consecration of a member of the hierarchy, irrespective of denomination, there is usually an investiture of the newly consecrated with all the sacred and ancient vestments that are the proper raiment of a Bishop. However, circumstances sometimes arise - ...
    Grimsby Independent, 22 Jul 1943, p. 1   On the occasion of the election and eventual consecration of a member ...
  • Going strong - James Aitchison
    Grimsby Independent, 29 Jul 1943, p. 1     It is 32 years this summer - 1911 - that the above good looking gentleman decided that there was more money to be made in the fruit business than in the tailoring of high class suits and overcoats. He has been at it ever since. At present he is Acting-Manager ...
    Grimsby Independent, 29 Jul 1943, p. 1   It is 32 years this summer - 1911 - that the above ...
  • 'way back when
    Grimsby Independent, 4 Jan 1945, p. 2     Rev. C. Russell Lee was appointed the sixth rector of St. Andrew's in October, 1892. A brief description of his term until 1905 follows. Rev. J. Allan Ballard became the new rector in 1905 until 1944. A description of his term follows. Many improvements took place during his time and ...
    Grimsby Independent, 4 Jan 1945, p. 2   Rev. C. Russell Lee was appointed the sixth rector of St. Andrew's ...
  • 'Way back when
    Grimsby Independent, 11 Jan 1945, p. 2     Continues the January 4th 1945 article about J. Allan Ballard, and includes a description of the churchyard at St. Andrew's...
    Grimsby Independent, 11 Jan 1945, p. 2   Continues the January 4th 1945 article about J. Allan Ballard, and includes ...
  • J. Albert Marsh passes suddenly
    Grimsby Independent, 18 Jan 1945, p. 1     lengthy article about J. Albert Marsh and the family lumber mill and contracting business, as well as personal information about his relatives...
    Grimsby Independent, 18 Jan 1945, p. 1   lengthy article about J. Albert Marsh and the family lumber mill and ...
  • Colonel Johnson leaving Grimsby
    Grimsby Independent, 16 Nov 1944, p. 2     lengthy article about Colonel Johnson leaving Grimsby for northern Ontario - grew up at Grimsby Beach, in 1915 he enlisted and went overseas with the 58th Battalion, serious wounds forced him to return home with the rank of captain, married high school sweetheart, Ethelyn Wake of Grimsby Beach, settled on ...
    Grimsby Independent, 16 Nov 1944, p. 2   lengthy article about Colonel Johnson leaving Grimsby for northern Ontario - grew ...
  • Preached the First Sermon at Methodist Campgrounds
    Grimsby Independent, 23 Nov 1944, p. 1     On Thursday, August 27th, 1859, the first open air service was held on the grounds of the Grimsby Camp Meeting with Dr. Wakefield preaching the first sermon from the text in 1 Kings 18:41. "There is a sound of abundance of rain". He had a clear strong carrying voice which ...
    Grimsby Independent, 23 Nov 1944, p. 1   On Thursday, August 27th, 1859, the first open air service was held ...
  • 'Way Back When
    Grimsby Independent, 30 Nov 1944, p. 2     clergyman in Grimsby at St. Andrew's Anglican Church from 1823 to 1827; excerpts from his letters and meetings are included in the article...
    Grimsby Independent, 30 Nov 1944, p. 2   clergyman in Grimsby at St. Andrew's Anglican Church from 1823 to 1827; ...
  • Way back when
    Grimsby Independent, 20 Apr 1944, p. 3     reprint of article written at the time of the death of John Hewitt, Thanksgiving Day, October 9th, 1919 - 25 years ago...
    Grimsby Independent, 20 Apr 1944, p. 3   reprint of article written at the time of the death of John ...
  • Prominent fruit grower is suddenly removed by death
    Grimsby Independent, 11 Oct 1945, p. 1,8     Death came suddenly and unexpectedly to one of Grimsby's finest citizens, and one of the district's largest and most prominent fruit growers on Thursday afternoon last, when Thomas Rienza Hunter answered the call of His Maker... He was known as a good grower who produced the finest of Grimsby ...
    Grimsby Independent, 11 Oct 1945, p. 1,8   Death came suddenly and unexpectedly to one of Grimsby's finest citizens, and ...
  • Former Grimsby boy serves his country for many years
    Grimsby Independent, 1 Nov 1945, p. 1,7     Note: The following articles from the Regina Leader-Post will be on interest to many people in this district. The Col. Stephen Nelles is a brother of Norman Nelles and Mrs. H.F. Baker, North Grimsby. Colonel Stephen Bell Nelles, for 20 years comptroller for the city, is laying aside his auditing ...
    Grimsby Independent, 1 Nov 1945, p. 1,7   Note: The following articles from the Regina Leader-Post will be on interest ...
  • Former Beach postmaster dies
    Grimsby Independent, 8 Nov 1945, p. 1     One of this district's oldest and most highly respected residents passed away in Hamilton on Wednesday last in the person of Franklin Balmer Russ, for over four score years a resident of the Grimsby-Beamsville district. Deceased was born in Niagara county, State of New York, April 21st, 1859, the ...
    Grimsby Independent, 8 Nov 1945, p. 1   One of this district's oldest and most highly respected residents passed away ...
  • "Little Dynamite"  George Gledhill
    Grimsby Independent, 4 Mar 1943, p. 1     The "Little" member of the firm Gledhill and Inglehart, G.M.C. dealers and operators of garages and service stations in Grimsby and Beamsville. Married, has 5 children. Valued member of Grimsby Fire Department. Served in last war in R.A.F. Has one son, "Bill", overseas with the R.C.A.F. Thinks ...
    Grimsby Independent, 4 Mar 1943, p. 1   The "Little" member of the firm Gledhill and Inglehart, G.M.C. dealers and ...
  • Facts and Fancies: He's Helping You; You Help Him
    Grimsby Independent, 11 Mar 1943, p. 2     I received a letter from overseas the other day. Of all the letters that I have received from all corners of the earth in the past 40 years, I appreciate this one more than all of them. It was from Clifford McCartney (Pop to me), overseas now well over two ...
    Grimsby Independent, 11 Mar 1943, p. 2   I received a letter from overseas the other day. Of all the ...
  • Grimsby mourns the loss of a most worthy citizen
    Grimsby Independent, 19 Apr 1945, p. 1,12     Rev. Ballard was rector of St. Andrew's Anglican Church from 1905 to 1944...
    Grimsby Independent, 19 Apr 1945, p. 1,12   Rev. Ballard was rector of St. Andrew's Anglican Church from 1905 to ...
  • Two Prominent Residents Cross the Great Divide
    Grimsby Independent, 12 Jul 1945, 1, 7     A resident of the Lower Thirty, Clinton Township, for over 35 years, Capt. Christopher H. Battersby died in Hamilton Hospital during Saturday night ... last autumn moved from his farm to reside with Mrs. Thomas Liddle at Rossmore, Grimsby ... the late gentleman, in company with his brother-in-law ...
    Grimsby Independent, 12 Jul 1945, 1, 7   A resident of the Lower Thirty, Clinton Township, for over 35 years, ...
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