This Week In Brooklin History

110 years ago this week
February 10, 1888

Grand Carnival to be held

From the February 10, 1888 Whitby Chronicle:


Mr. T. H. Wilson has been confined to the house for several days the result of a heavy cold.

Mr. Bert Wells is down with a very severe case of diphtheria. Dr. Warren is in attendance.

R. C. Warren has a number of fur caps left which he is offering at cost. Now is your time to get a bargain.

The Rev. J. F. Barker has announced that he will (D. V.) commence a series of special services in the Baptist church in this village on Monday evening the 20th inst. at half past seven o’clock.

A grand carnival will be held in the Brooklin skating rink on Friday evening Feb. 17th, a number of handsome prizes will be given. A small admission will be charged. Give the boys a good patronage.

Mr. Noah Luke moved his family to the city on Monday. He has a good situation there in a carriage shop. Mr. L. has made several moves of late but we trust he has secured something permanent. We wish he and his family success.

The meetings are still being continued in the Presbyterian church. The attendance is so large that they are obliged to hold them this week in the body of the church. The Rev. Mr. Craig of Dunbarton is expected to be present on two or three evenings of this week and assist in the exercises.

An interesting party took place at the parsonage on Friday evening last during which Mr. John Pherrill read an appropriate address and presented Miss Rebecca Spencer, on behalf of the members of the church, with a handsome well filled purse. It was given as a token of their appreciation of her services as an organist.

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