Valley Journal Advertiser - 2021-07-20


Editor’s Note:


Canada camp. It was time for IGA’s • Dollar Days savings again. Among the deals listed in the newspaper included seven 19-ounce tins of apple juice for $1, three 19-ounce tins of Del Monte peaches for $1, and 18 oranges for 79 cents. At the Imperial Theatre • in Windsor in July, moviegoers had a wide variety of films to choose from, including the comedy Lover and Other Strangers, Walt Disney’s Son of Flubber, the R-rated All the Loving Couples, National Geographic’s El Condor, and the western Monte Walsh. In the Hants History column • from 1946, it was noted that the Town of Hantsport and the Red Cross secured a portion of the beach that’s used by the Canadian Gypsum Company to allow for bathing. In business news from 1946, Nova Scotia Textiles announced it was building a branch in Bridgewater. The building was to be 32 feet long, one storey high. And in weather news, it was reported that June 1946 had been the driest recorded in 36 years, having just 1.67 inches of recorded rainfall. In the Hants History • column from 1921, it was reported that Capt. Avard Starratt, of Walton, was selected to command the largest steamer in the Canadian Merchant Marine. It was known as the Canadian Cruiser. In crime news from 1921, police caught people robbing graves of flowers at Maplewood Cemetery and, beer that was seized in Five Mile Plains was deemed more intoxicating than brews made in Halifax. The 25 years ago section is temporarily unavailable.


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