Halton Hills Newspapers

Acton Free Press (Acton, ON), 24 Jun 1937, p. 1

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zht ttw jtttt bftss sixtysecond year no 52 acton ontario thursday juni 2lih iiu7 eight homepriit pages five cents acton wins from brampton bus morton hurls good game after firet innings acton team settled down and brampton didnt score wheeler for brampton pitched iood game too acton jjiiamiton settling down to play smart baseball behind same tnasurful twirling by sias marion aiter disastrous first innings the acton nine pulled out nice win in brampton last saturday the flowtrr xovncrs opened tlie unmet with flve run snlurgc the first five men up cross ing the puttcr but alter that couldnt do thing with the slants scrvedup by morton wheeler doing mound duty or bramp ton also pitched hlco gome but some bad bobbles by his tcammateri teemed to unsteady him the biamptonlttns went down in order ia emch of the second third fourth seventh and ehjhtrf imilns smart double plays kept thm oil tlie score heet in the fifth and sixth and hi the ninth an extra man was hala at llrst when walerhouse lolled to touch the bag after fielding wheelers grounder in the second acton counted twice to put them back into the hunt lindsay struck out woods walked tyler struck out and walters doubled scoring woods anderson dropped texas leaguer over short sending in walters waterbouse struck out to end the in nings they gathered another in uui fourth woods struck out and tyler was an infield out walters was safe on plants error and scored on andcr sons drive to centre which was dropped by savage the seventh saw anotlier ohe cross the pan waterhouse went out and guthrie was hit by pltclied ball mor ton filed out to savage waterhouse was safe on plants error and lindsay got oil when morgan fumbled lik grounder ruling the sucks woods sin gled registering guthrie and watcr house but lindsay went out at third base both teams walled loud and long with umpire allen when lie ruled that waterliousi hud not scored before lindsay went put iiarry smith natur ally agreed with allen but terry and hk henchmen just couldnt see it that way the ball eamc was won in the ninth waterhouse singled and terry bat ting for guthrie collected hit count ing wuterliouse morton was cafe when whcekr threw wild to first terry scor ing waterhouse struck out and lindsay doubled tending morton over woods struck out and tyler collected hit scoring lindsay walters was lilt and anderson got another hit counting tyler waterhouse went out to wyler to end tlie rally the win puts the locals hack into third place by half game as burlington wan id on saturday summary lilts oh morton off wheeler 11 runs oh morton off wheeler iktruck out by morton by wheeler 10 bases on balk off wlieejer hit by pitcher by wheeler double plays walters to waterhouse morton to lindsay to waterhouse thompson to morgan umpire allen of waterdown games next week saturday bramp ton at acton milton at gcorgcujwn weed inspector appointed by erin council to fill vnjcancy caused by death of thoa marshall other township businetw til municipal council of erin town ship met at hilkburg on monday mem bers all present except nell mckin lion heevc john mcfee presided the minutes of tlie may meeting were con firmed by motion of messrs mckenxlo and mcdougall mr harry mattheson woi uppobited weed inspector for the bal ance of 1937 to nil tlie vacancy caused by tile death of mr thos marshall pre vious inspector by motion of mcurti mckensde and wheeler mr george byran bo paid five dollars for equalising scliook sections between erin and eramosa namely und emmostt and and erin township tlie following accounts were paid for sheep destroyed oy dogs 15 15 clerks half years salary 17500 treasurers liolf years salary 15000 dr reynolds moh lialf years salary 12300 miscellaneous 13b3 hellcf 7010 roods 225o70 on motion of messrs mcdougall and wheeler the council adjourned to meet at hilkburg on monday july loui 1037 at 1000 ajii afternoon tea the spacious and beautiful new home of mrs uumley provided splendid facilities for delightful afternoon tea sponsored by the alert of icnox church yesterday afternoon plow era were in profusion and added to the set ting tlie pcmdent miss laura wile and mrs bennle received the guests und little joan itumuy attended the door mrs win johnstone ami mvb win cooper poured tea and members of the askted in the serving diirlng the afternoon mrs chas itlrk nij and mrs anderson contributed readings which were much enjoyed tiil event was welt attended and most en joyable one real estate moving real estate and business chances are reported to be brisk and more sales be ing made than for some time it kerr reports the sale thu week of the double house on churchrsfrect of the estate of tlie late jolm cameron to mr lawson of bclwood tlie blacksmith business of mr george cowle ias been sold to mr herzoff of bolton churchill garden party despite the rather cool tvenlnp churchills annual harden party on monday drew irood crowd tlie program uus varied one that pleased harvey lloyd wellknown comedian and enter tainer hazel btichnam reader and en tertainer mhs morcan cow prl yod dlcr and jevle mcgretjor conbert pian ist uere proup of toronto artkb who contributed splendid numbers tlie stephenson family knox sunday school orchestra and brass quartette of mcjirs slmpoon ft agnew it splel votfel and la ndsbo rough were local artkln uho also contributed splendid part of the program bcv stephenson the pastor was chairman refrciliment booth well it tacked with refreshments and goodly supply of the baking for which the house wives of the hill are noted was well patronl2ed represents klwafuans trofford taylor of winnipeg man canadian vlci of klwank in ternational will be in attendance at the urrvlco organization 21t annual con vention to be held in indianapolis june 20th to 24th mv taylor is practuliik uttorney and has been kiwanlan since 1024 june wedding county clerk pettit died tuesdayj had keen 111 for some weeks but was thmikt to be recovering the uord on jmeday that barry lvttlt hud paijud away suddenly at the hamilton general hospital was indeed uliock to wide circle of friends through out tlu county mr icttlt was taken 111 about month ago with pneumonia ho had been in hamilton hospital miiwi weeks for treatment und it was thought was progressing favorably he was in ilk rlftyslxth year harry pettit was mauiuho was liked by everyone quiet und unassum ing lie carried into tlie offices in public life that dignity and respect tliat requisite for the position born in early copy next week fn ordrrvhiu the pre lru truiy observe lumliuon iay teext thunnlay fto would rcquekt tlut udvrrtkcrtf correpontlenui and oil secretaries who bend in tnatertal for the prew pre column vend their oontributlon rarly next wnek thfl pre jr will be is wund on wednesday eveidnt rather than un thursday tut kisual the cooperation of all in okxkl in to peblkh day earlier will be appreciated by the editor and ntaft clerk farmer to retire served acton eighteen years kelson township he luui spent his entire life there changes in ontario schools is proposed hehns been reeve of hk township wan choeii to contest jeat in the pro vincial legislature for the progressives and hoi ierved in many public capaci ties when the office of clerk and trea surer of ilnlton war combined about sevwi years oro it was only natural that swacjchamendavies mr pettit with hk many qualifications pretty june wedding was solemnized chould be tlie choice of the county in st georgeii anglican crurch george council as in other thing he fulhlled jgrudc nine lwin lower sclwoj and town on saturday afurnoon when ekle the olflce witli marked efficiency and mfth classes in all vyp ontario maude davlen only daughter of mr and courtesy kvery man who has been secondary schools definitely provided mrs davles of umelioune became county councillor or litis had any con for in new regulations approved lost itoud rtnd street repjiirm dlscusk ecl by council only one meeting to be held in july revision of course of study chankerf in grant to meet conditions revkion of tlie courses of study for the bride of mr john christopher swnckliamer ton of mr and mrs arthur swackhamcr of acton rev thompson olflclatcd tiie bride given in marriage by her father wore down of ivory satin and nectlon with county council lias only week by ortlerincouncll of the ilep the most kindly thoughts of harry pettit burn ckivernment and announced by he was always helpful and courteous few years ago he was nko appointed justice of the peace he war also much interested in farm lace cut on princess lines with short ii and tlie improvement of stock he train she wore veil of embroidered hj been director of the royal winter silk net caught with orange blossoms ralr here in acton he uas relied upon economics to the curriculum in question and carried bouquet of rupture roses each jcar as lair judze his fairness the department has altered hs ixhool and lilyofthevalley she was attend lo exhibitor nnd the pair uere qualities cronts cd by mlxa oral chalmers maid of that all appreciated one might enum rxpartments policy on which honor wearing gown of for erafe at some lenirth on the qualities buc op been frequcnuy blue sheer chiffon with white ncccs that made harrj pettit one or haltons 0undtu ovcr the last year or so sorles and carrying talkman rosej junior bridesmaid mks mary kirk at the ngulur metlng of acton coun cil on monday cvapiiig councillors mason mcmillan jones and thos glbboru were prejunt and reeve mocutchccm presided the uiirieentli rcjwrt of tlie rlwijicu ciinini ituse recommended liayinent of tlie foliowbig acqunnlt uell tejephoio co services l044 brltkli anurrlcon oil co gusolbie 670 henderson trucking 1150 birks tdlin ryric coronation medak m00 talbot supplies 418 wulkce teaming and labor 3350 s1g112 tlie report was adopted letter from tlie workmans com penrjitlon board explained that all mun icipal employees including tlie clerk were covered and all salaries must be in cluded the clerk was instructed to forward the cheque for tlie additional coverage and also make further in quiry regarding trucks and teams hired letter from the canadian national railway enclosed copy of letter re garding tlu subway at oakvillc and the allocation of tlie cost of tlie work as no appropriation luul been made thk year by the cnr it was pointed out that work could not be done thk year tlie letter was ordered fyled clerk ii parmer in tlie following letter tendered hk resignation to tlie council as clerk of the municipality hon dr simpson muiktcr of education to lake care of any new scliool build ings or additions to present bulldipg mode necessary by the introduction of courses in manual training and home to the revvc and members of council acton ontario gentlemen lit iwth deep regret that find it necessary to announce my intention of refugnlng the com mail respected citizens and still overlook forcrimncr of planned and sysumatic mned ofticc3 of cler tmd trearurer many of the liner attributes uhfch made rnv noml rhoolr eurrlcu imwyii rcvthon the cental schools currlcu patrick wore pale pink organdy and car up hk life he uas man among men lum wlth change in one school year rlcd bouquet of sweetheart roses two hulton county loser much by hk death belnff madc annually the grade nine nnd many mourn hk passim changes ulll be effective from the com the funeral beliu held thk after mencement of the 193738 school year noon from ills home on the middle road the department has no intention of near burltncum interment will be forcing thk revujon into immediate made in greenwood cemetery burling operation but will expect every school ton hk uldou uho before marriage concerned to meet the requirements vis mary robertson siter of the late soon it can adjust ilelf to the situa john rooerfon acton and tuo sons murray und wllllim both at home sur vc little trainbearers miss margaret kirk patrlck and vivian hill wore gown of pale green organdy tlie groom uas attended by hi brother mr leslie swackhainer the ushen were mr james davles brothci of the bride and mr fiaj swackhamcr brother of the groom mks loulv leal ham sang because during tlie sinning of the rtblster reception uas held after the ued ding at the home or the brides parent tlie mother of the bride received in gown of while crepe with white acces sories and wore corsage of talkman roses she was ass ted by mrs arthur swackhamer mother of the groom gowned in brown sheer chiffon and earing corsage of talkman roses after the reception the bridal couple left ontario the bride chose pale pink sheer dress for travelling with white ac cessories on their return mr and mrs suackhamcr will reside in acton boston church 117 years old special services were held at boston church on sunday to mark tlie 117th anniversary of the openingof the clrurch rev mccullough of long branch and rev ntcoll of oakvlile con ducted the services tlie church via founded by early iet uectl of tlnttgore dktrict of upper can ada us thk dktrict was thep known tiny lag building sered the first needi of the congregution rev william jen kins of markham wellknown presby terian mlnktcr of that day lield servicer hi the open using majile stump as his pulpit in lllflii the present edifice wiu erected tlie church uus named in memory of rev thomas boston mlnktcr or et trick scoiliind iaiur members of the present church board are grandson of founder of the church rev an drewi tlie present mlnkter the k1tcuingwats0n reunion about two hundred relatlve attended the itching watson reunfun held on uie grounds of the ontario agricultural college guilph un saturday june lolh it was nuvft sucjftsful event many spent the ufurnoon renewing ucqiiaint alloc while others took part in the kports which were under the capable directum of mr victor shepherd of guclph and mr geor anderson of toronto vallowing tlu dellelou supjier urved in tlie cafeteria un lntertitlng prouruin ocuddiesjmi muilcal numbers and tvul 1iik was given at the conclusion of the days activltle hearty vote of thanks rxutuded to the prv0dnt mr vutor ijlieplierd und to the siritaryiyajur cr mu clova kltehbig btli uf guclph three smart girus million have heard ihr glorious sopruna voice of deuuna dnibin singing 111 eddie cantors radio shtiw now every body can see dajuiis rare thuiily in the movies and hear her golden torn at the same time dainty mli durbln hiui lieen brouuhi to the ireen by thi nevt unlveril in thrve smart oirli which will tlu feature at the gregory theatre here un friday evening iaewlng ijrf wiprami voice that electrllw all who hear it little mlv dlliijln makes her movie debut in one of tlie gaiet comedy dnimiui ever to come imt of hullywood it deak with the matlcap advcnum of three lovely duugl irs of new york iiilllloiuihe wlu join in jioiuplrucy to uriuk up tlulr fathers rotnunce with fortune hunting beauty motorcycle and car in accident near acton turn the grade nine subjects and time al lotment for each is annnounced as fol lous with the qualification tliat with approval of the mlnkter modifications may be made to suit local conditions englkh including spelling 20 per cent or 320 minutes social studies 15 per cent or 210 minutes health and two neu hamburg youths had nar physical education iier cent or 120 row escape from serious injury or pus minutes business practice and writing lbli death whin the motorcycle uion 10 per cent or ico minutes mathe motor trip througli northern wnich they uere riding figured in an ac mattes 10 per cent or 1c0 minutes cident on the guelphtoronto highway general science or agricultural science four miles west of ton per cent or 120 minutes french alvin pail driverof the machine wu 10 per cent or 1g0 minutes general stole 1300 in stock certificates on tuesday evening thieves broke into the house of thos kennedy third line bqueslng and stole sum of money and stock certificates to the value of other small articles were ako taken tin theft was committed while mr kennedy was ut tlie barn provincial jioltce are investigating receives broken leu pulled with hk machine underneath an automobile driven by lcland keat c40 cliyklie streets toronto and uoyd baker riding pillion was hurled into ditch on the oppomte side of the road and ecap with few minor scalp abrasions doth men were rushed by ambulance to the guelph general hos p1t1i but wire released shortly after 1300 lultjcase and number of according to tralllc officer bert howell the motorcycle wa uttempthr to piss iinolher car and the mewid badly turning over unto il idi throwing bulnr lno the ditch and carrying pair with it under the front axle or icuif machine the car wi not dumaged but motorcycle had broken handle ban und punctured gasoline tank tin pave ment wa wil colin mccoll of acton an employee of the tuylorlorbes company received fractured leg in an accident at the guelph plant last week mccoll uus en deavorlng to usa over snmll truck luden with metal in the plant and hi doing so ho fell heavily fracturing lib leg near the hip he was removed to the guelim general hospital when hi was reported to lw mukltik favorable progress playwrichruled dublin institute womens institute held nthly meeting on thin liomc or mis vim eir the dublin their regular day lust at goojn the presldrnt mis was in charge letters or appt relation were read and thanks expressed foi fruit uiul lower that weie received when imembeis were 111 mutou ialr prlr 11 was dkucd nnd 11 report ot the dl trlct annual uni given the ilrt part iwli taken by mis mclaughlin and tin meoiul pait by mrs alns motto gne must not be afraid or hange it the eveine of life wa ii cusscd by mrs near and current events by mrs mclntyre an instru mental was given by mks ida nellls and duett by two little bovii mrs mc gttuor moved vote or thanks to thoa who took luirt on the pumrum and ako to the hwles for the use of her home lunch was stved und social hour sp4nt in concluuhi die meeting sir junws birrle mlwivet wllinoun playwright and creator hi ivter pan passed away on mmiduv sir jame was 77 yean of age among the writ ings that made him famous are the utile minister what every woman knows and the admirable crlehton shop work or home economics 10 per cent or 1g0 minutes and music and art 10 per cent or 1g0 minutes special grants set up for the manual training general shop and home economics courses are as follows buildings pilly per cent of an ex liendlture for building or an addition to building approved by the mlnkter which erected for the special purpose of general shop and home economics mahlnc centre provided tliat tlie amount upon which the legislative grant shall be cal culated does not exceed 20000 equipment olid furniture fifty per cent of an expenditure of 4000 and 2b the per cent or an expenditure in excess of 1000 but not exceeding 0000 on equip ment and furniture for general shop and home economics laboratory maintenance an annual grant to the hoard for each school determined by the qualification of the teachers the char acter of the instruction the adequacy of the accommodation and he proportion of the time during which the general shop and home economics accommoda tions are used for grade nine classes under the direct sujiervlslon of tlie in structors in accordance with the follow ing scheme grade 400 grade j00 grade 200 gradu 100 the lvimrlmcnl ti conducting sumnilr oimes in general shonaork and home economics thbi summer to enable teach er to make start in obtaining the 11ccevs1ry qualulatlons teachers who complete the courses satisfactorily will be iieruillud 10 teach shop work in the illegate institutes and continuation schools during the 19j7103h school eir the regulations provide that two or nunc hoards may coomrate in elab 11 hlng gtnerul shop und home econ omies ctnirsej by employing itinerant tt achers the provkion for joint man agement and financial siipiuirt sliall such as mutually agreed uimu by tlie lumrtk witli the minister of educallurs apiuxvu or tlie municipality of acton which have been lield by me now for over eighteen years my decklon lias been readied after long and careful de liberation and consideration of the circumstances involved in recent times the burden both of the duties of tlie said municipal of fices und of my own legal practice has been substantially increased in tlie case of the municipal duties such increase has been largely due to legklatlv and gov ermentul action thk coupled with the fact tliat have reached an age when it udvkable for me to take life more easily rather than otherwise lias brought me to the realization tliut the load too heavy for me to carry further after trying vainly to lighten it and ease tlie resulting tension by other less drastic expedi ents liave concluded that tlie only practicable solution for me to step down and out both in regard to the municipal ond tlie professional duties and give place to another younger tlian myself and better suited by nervous temperament to carry on accordingly as you arc aware have arranged to transfer my legal practice to mr charles leather land of markdalc who cornea to mc with the highest recommendations as to hk capability and integrity and whom liave chosen from number of applicants as being in my opinion eminently qualified to succeed me in my professional duties of course the question or tlie ap pointment of rny successor in the municipal oiflces lies with tlie coun cil while would be glad to vacate earlier if it should be ngretable to the council have chosen october 21st next 1037 us the date or my retirement as firstly am thereby giving the council plenty of time for considering the ulllmiiortant ques tion of niuiiit the vacancy and secondly because the heaviest work of the year will be llnkhed and the time opportune for the new man enter upon lib duties when there not as much activity or li the case during the earlier part the year it would apmar to me however to be pcrliapc even more in the interests of all cojicerned if the matter were dealt with at an even earlier dale hence the above sugg est ion how ever am now writing thk letter in order to give you definite notice that intend to resign and relin quish the aforesaid oiflces of mun lllpul clerk and treasurer on the twentyhrst day or october afore said which will mark the end ut my uextquurtir liuvlng been appoint ed to olfhv on tlu 1st flay of april 1010 it of coune my intention do all that reasonably imsslhle lo asskt my succer hi the niunlcipal omces ti assume hk duties mid with the cooperation of the council there should be little dliflculty in thk respect again cxprihig iny rtkitel at having to swr my tvhiunns with park and track are much improved fill made that will mark afcton itace courc art one of the vx the committee of the acton fair board bended by chairman murray had splendid cooperotlou from tlie directors and friends and were able to make decided improvement to tlie track at the lurk for two days real oldfashloned bee was held to liuikr the chankc some time ago tlie fair board pur chased vucank piece of land where the uloctric vullway luul passed out of tlie wt end of the town it had ratlier laruo bank of earth on it and supplied tlie material for itlling fann ers supplied the necessary loads of old stumps for lioldlng in the fill at uio park on tuesday and wedneday trucks were tocurud and about fifteen of tlie directors and men interested in the fair tnt men in tlicir places tlie track has been widenofj from six to teil feet ru tlicr nasty curve lias been completely taken out and thj track has been put in splendid coiidrboii about four hundred yards of earth were moved to maki the fill when the grudbur planned com pleted tlie race truck at acton park will be second to none in any fair arounds when acton fair presented thk fall tlie directors will bied have big im provement to sho vultors it ako expected that this improvement more ownern trotthig horses will be desirous of ronipetlng in the races which are feature of acton fair each year tlie street intcrfcectlon ut mill and victoria avenue also much improved by tlie removal of tlie earth which form ed the embankment of the electric line last weeks winner the correct answer to last weeks puzzle poem was masons and the first correct solution opened on saturday was from mrs it walkce acton the order for goods can be used with any fuix pblss advert ker of the week thk weeks poem is on page eight send your solution everyone lias an equal chance of winning the award if the an swer received before 430 pm on sat urday afternoon municipal affairs and with every good wkhfor the future welfare of acton am faithfully yours ii fajlmeit clerk and treasurer ueeve mccutcheon expressed the ken regret of tlie council in the severance of the very kindly relations mr farmer liad witli tlie council and tlie very efficient manner in which he had always 0011 ducted the duties of tlio office mr farmer has been clerk for eighteen years the matter will be dealt with at later mectlnc the municipal officer mas instructed to secure new blade for the grader the clerk was instructed to advertko fcr tenders for laying of new sidewalk on main street to replace the one now there mr starkmon had made enquiry regarding tlie purchase of two lots on victoria street tlie municipal officer uas instructed to negotiate for the sale of these lots the municipal officer made report on the letters he had delivered in the collection or arrears of taxes it was decided as usual to hold oniy one meeting month during july and august with the iit meeting on july lttth coming events aimutiincmrnis of utetiii car irrii other kvcnti urnkr tint licjliiiii arc cliar io cents pr imr wnb tuiiitimiiu charge lor buy barn dance at ross matthews eramosa friday jutn 25th danrv will held at dublin school widnesday june 30th admission 512 iuc everjbotly welcome holltuy doner stanley park erin wediuday june 30th lloy snider iuid his swing hand with featured urtkts iial uwiial in untted church school room by the puplk of mrs oowdy friday june lmh at 30 collection lawn social at 0prlng june 3oth lucky ticket prun uefreshment and mylry luuah ui grounds adjiiksloii loo

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