Newmarket Era and Express (Newmarket, ON), May 24, 1951, p. 1 (2023)

yif 11 Number of Printed This V- YEAH EXPRESSHERALD YEAR NO 21 NEWMARKET ONTARIO THURSDAY MAY 1951 i3 SINSLE COPIES 5 CENTS Kv i- 7 NEWMARKET NEVER HiARD Op Newmarket will have another survey next month The Nation al Sanitarium Association is sponsoring a free chest xray sur vey for tuberculosis from June to The last tuberculosis survey in Newmarket was held in Over a year ago Newmarket had a successful survey which was conducted by diabetes research j scientists Again citizens will be able to have a check for tuberculosis without cost It is the intention of the association to hold an ray survey every two years On Wednesday and Thursday June 20 and industrial em ployees will be xrayed the Of- Specialty Sangamo Electric on June 20 and the north end industries on June 21 am to pm The residential survey will be for four days from pm to pm every day The following is a list of districts and the days they will be surveyed north end at St Johns school Fri day June west end at Stuart Scott school Monday June east end at Alexander Muir school June north east end at Prince Charles school June Womens organizations asked to assist in the survey are the Cath olic Womens League for St Patricks ward the Legion Aux iliary for the district from Tim othy St north in St Georges ward the Business and Profes sional Womens club and the Home and School association for St Georges ward south from Timothy St and the Womens In stitute for St Andrews ward The Newmarket Lions Club is cooperating with the Sanitari um Association in the sponsor ship of the chest survey George 6cCuHougH is chairman of the lions committee in charge of the survey mm j From now until the end of September tourists wall be driving up St on their way to Lake or farther into the land of lakes and woods Tourists like toshop in small towns but how many of them will stop in Newmarket Barbara Thompson Marion Pickering and Smith look over a road map in front of the one small of Highways sign which says that you will hit Newmarket somewhere if you turn right Many tourists drive up No highway un aware that a town called Newmarket exists less than a mile to the east N York Society Plans Shelters And Inspectors A solution to the dog nuisance which has plagued north York municipalities for years is seen in the brief being prepared by the North York Humane Soci ety for an early presentation to the councils of Newmarket Aur ora Richmond Hill and possibly Whit church and King The society plans to provide inspectors and a shelter to be financed by grants from interest ed councils The society would look after all administrative de tail A temporary shelter has been located arid plans for a perma nent shelter have been discussed The society under the presi of Mrs Marie Askew St includes Newmarket and Aurora representatives on the board The proposal was drafted at a meeting last Friday night in Newmarket council chambers For Mark iViY TOURISTS GO BY No Highway Advertising For Newmarket Millions of dollars most of them Newmarket Thats up north American are spent by tourists of Toronto somewhere but I dont in towns and summer resorts Every year there is an unending stream of thousands of automo biles travelling up Yonge St Most tourists stop off in the small towns and stock up with provisions on their way north Many of them like to wander through small town stores and pick up articles they cant find at home like china woollen goods unusual gift articles bathing suits fishing tackle and sports wear Newmarket has a disadvan tage in being several hundred yards east of the most beaten track St highway Sum mer holiday traffic passes on Us way up the west side of the lake and it is probable that a large percentage of them never notice this town nestling in a valley away from the highway How many residents of New market have been visiting friends in Toronto or elsewhere who say remember passing through it They remember Richmond Hill Aurora and One Newmarket resident told of giving her address to a store clerk in Toronto who said Do they have streets there I thought it was just that little corner at the stop light Earlier this year Newmarket became a St town Land was annexed from Whitchurch giving Newmarket a St border from Davis Dr on the north to below Eagle St on the south Northbound traffic actu ally passes through Newmarket for a mile without knowing it One highway department sign below Eagle St says Sutton Turn Right New market could be where Keswick is for all they know If there were a Newmarket chamber of commerce no doubt Aurora Holds Track The Aurora high school track and field team holds the Trophy for another year The North York high school tro phy was won again when Auro ra took 32 firsts in the program at Newmarket high school yesterday Aurora added up 261 points Richmond Hill it would have erected an second with and Newmarket FLOODLIGHTS CAMPAIGN Will Do It By GEORGE Sports Editor As a followup to the very generous offer made last week by Gordon Manning general manager Office Specialty to start the floodlight campaign rolling enthusiasts gathered at the council chambers Tuesday evening Salient facts from the information passed along by J visiting floodlight engineer from the Canadian Gen- era Electric Co set the cost of a system overhead wiring completely installed at just under the mark This would be a sixpole arrangement with the poles set along the sidelines This point was brought out so that either or hardball could be played on the diamond Various advantages of enclosed floodlights against the open type were explained arid price is for the enclosed type A ways and means committee was set up with Charles chairman Albert vice chairman Geo Mask- pit secretary and Ken treasurer advised the meeting he had talked to a number of businessmen and heads of several industries and In every case had received a favorable response The ways and means committee will meet again Tuesday I a Increased Circulation Gives Classified Users ii A 1 t Top Advertising Market Ever since the addition of the Aurora News Page with the subsequent increase Aurora circulation users of The Era and Express classifieds have had a greatly increased market for buying and selling These opportunities have been and Express classifieds are the mous sign on St about its interesting shopping its free municipal parking its population And interesting facts More important it would tell tourists about the place over the hilt to the right Thats Newmarket over there if Major David King has enlisted the Can adian Armored Corps in the Can adian active army He enlisted for the second war in and earned the long service medal At the age of nine he had joined a cadet corps in Aurora and has always been the Queens York Hangers squadron at Aurora up to the time of his en listment TO VISIT GARDENS SATURDAY SUNDAY The annual garden visit to the beautifully landscaped grounds of Mr and Mrs Kidd has been arranged for Saturday and i As fertile and challenging as the land it depicts Id Climb the Highest Mountain the sweepingly pictorial technicolor drama starts Monday May 28 for four heartwarming days at the theatre Newmarket It towers over even the most sup erior of a years pictures with the strength and stature of a Sunday May ami 27 from 3 to t0 satisfaction for JOINS Mr son of Mr and Mrs has been successful in passing his third year honor course in economics at Queens University He has now joined the 5 pm The visit which is timed for the tulip season is sponsored by the Newmarket Horticultural Society All gardening enthusiasts are cordially invited to take this op portunity to visit these grounds Entrance to the fiveacre section of Mr and Mrs Kidds garden is from St DRAMA CLUB TO The Newmarket Dramatic club is holding its general meeting Thursday May at oclock All members of the club are requested to at tend at the club rooms The nominating committee will pre sent its proposed slate of officers for the coming year 9ing Township Bylaw Protects Home Subdivision Owners j King township council passed f a bylaw earlier this year that feW requires all building lots to be Purveyed and registered on a The bylaw Is designed to protect the man who buys a lot for a house and ensures that the property can be identified 100 years from now municipalities In York county have similar bylaws and St is believed that King completes the building lot policy for the county If a person buys an area of land the townships asks that he have a licenced surveyor survey the land and that it be registered at the land office in Newmarket It gives the person who buys land and builds a house proper title for a mortgage In the past some properties in King have been defined from a clone to a tree and after the the may been used for building and the tree cut down The resulting over property defini tion is obvious It also protects the man who buys and builds no matter what the size or shape of his property is It is known that in the past several persons have bought lots on blueprints in Toronto and af ter they have bought them dis cover that they are half under water Under the provisions of the by law before the council will al low persons to build subdivisions It must know about such things as proper seepage for septic condition of roads proxim ity of schools and services As Reeve Elton Armstrong said Is nothing new or out of the ordinary but it is some thing the township has needed for a long time The important thing is that it protects the buyer all seekers visual splendor for the eye deep spiritual conflict for the mind poignant romance to touch the heart Costarring in Id Climb the Highest Mountain are Susan Hay ward and and each of these already illus trious players rises to a new height in his role Film fans are eager for qualified newcomers to stardom and in the of Pinky and the Susan Hay- ward of SmashUp and My Foolish Heart they found their goal Id Climb the Highest Mountain affords both of them new breadth of characterization and of appeal is the practical pas tor of backwoods Georgia in the early nineteen hundreds bring ing an earthy but devout realism to his calling and facing the con sequences of any day be they joyful or tragic turbulent or quiet with courage and resili ence Susan Hay ward is the staunch wife who shares the rigors of a life she had not pre viously known to perfection There has been no more accom plished or feeling portrayal of the pioneer woman on the Amer ican screen No less skillful are the sup porting players in Id Climb the Highest Mountain These in clude Alexander Knox as a hardbitten atheist who refuses to cross the threshold Lundigan opens to him Calhoun a rugged newcomer who invests a secondary role with the charac teristics of a new star and Bates an attractive and persuasive young actress of gen uine ability Others are Gene as a toughminded parishioner Lynn as a rival of Miss whose super ficiality is betrayed and the redoubtable character actresses Ruth Donnelly and Kathleen But is not acting alone that brings great heart and warmth to Id Climb the Highest Nor is it only the gran deur of its purpose its entirely human account of a young and parsons travail There is in this a richness that is stirring and majestic Di rector Henry King taking his troupe to authentic North Geor gia locations for the filming has captured the spirit of the Ameri can countryside in radiant tech nicolor It is the great outdoors itself which gifts Id Climb the third with 111 Individual championships were also taken by the Aurora team Senior boys champion is Ross Linton with points Ken Goer is intermediate champion with points and junior cham pion is Ron Geddes with points Morning took senior girls championship with Grace intermediate with and Nancy junior champ with 10 points There were five new records established yesterday Jim Lob- lav Aurora established a rec ord in the intermediate run Bud Youngbcrg Richmond Hill in the junior pole vault and Ro bert Dick in the junior standing broad jump Gaye Morning set a new record in the senior girls jump ft inches Grace added inches to the old record with a ft and seven eighths jump in the intermediate girls class TO CONVENTION Apps Newmarket will Highest Mountain with a glow- attending the national con- vitahty Henry King j in Ottawa of the Royal and Producer Lamar who Canadian Air Force- Association May 24 25 and is president of the Newmarket wing of the Association also wrote the screen play based on the story by Harris the film is a crowning achievement Friday May Tennis dance at Mourn Albert town hall Don orchestra Admission cents J ad cents Friday May Newmarket scouts and cubs will hold parents night scout hail oclock Inter esting program Light refresh ments Parents of scouts and cubs invited to attend May anil Buy your tropi cal suit at tailored to measure to It Is time to take off the blanket Saturday and Sunday May Garden visit under spon sorship of Newmarket Horticul tural society to grounds of Mr and Mrs to see tulips to 5 pm Public cordially invit ed Monday May Euchre and bridge at Legion Hall Aurora in aid Auxiliary branch Refreshments Good prizes Ad mission Monday May The Hope Hobby will a play The New Minister in the Sharon hall pm sharp Admission Children Tuesday 2 Newmarket Home and School opportunity sale good used clothing etc market square oclock Leave donations studio Radio store May SO Dance in Aurora Armouries Don 9plece orchestra Good door prizes Time to Admis sion SI 00 each Wednesday May k County Hospital tea held at the home of Mrs Crawford Rose fron to Anyone wishing transportation call Mrs jr EVENTS R Edwards May SI Home bak ing sale and afternoon lea under the auspices of the Catholic Wom ens League in the Scout Hall Cedar St Newmarket at to pm Friday eve June Reserve this date for recital in Newmarket high school by selected of the Ontario Registered Music Teach ers Association Friday June The June Bug at the Aurora Don and his orchestra Admis sion per Prizes and surprises Dancing pm to 1 am in aid of Aurora Young Con servatives Aurora Saturday June Dont forget the tag day for York County pita Monday June Bingo In Roches Point Memorial club at pm Special prizes cards Monday June Piano recital by pupils of Mrs Pollard will be held in Keswick United church at pm also featuring Miss Carol Knights Kl wants Festi val Rose Bowl winner prize solo ist Collection will be taken for some worthy cause- June IS Monster bingo in arena good prizes fun for all Come and bring a friend cards Every Saturday bingo In North Memorial Kes wick at pm under the aus pices of the Building Board Spe cial prizes cards dancing every Saturday night music by Art Wests orchestras reflected by the increased use of The Era and Express classified page This for example there is over a page and a half of classified advertisements Era and Express classified market extends from King City to Sutton from Mount Albert and Zephyr to the larg est classified market offered by any home paper in York county What it has meant to the classi fied advertiser is shown by these endorsements Mr My advertisement in your paper brought better results for me than the Toronto papers had done in past years Mrs sold the stove ad vertised in The Era a few hours after the paper came out here I had several telephone calls after it was sold Mr The household utility I advertised in The Era and Ex press was quickly sold am pleased with such a quick sale Mrs had ten telephone calls from Aurora people want ing to buy the sink advertised in The Era Classified advertisements can be telephoned collect to The Era and Express office in Newmar ket phone or left with any of The Era and Express corres pondents in Aurora ads can be left at Whitelaws store in King with Mrs Laura Rolling For the size of the market Era KING WI LADIES REDECORATE ROOM AT COUNTY HOME A group of members of King WI wielded paint brushes last Thursday afternoon in the wo mens sitting room of the York County Home for the Aged They painted chairs and put up win dow drapes to add a touch of brightness to the living room where the old ladies of the insti tution spend most of their time They will finish the chairs with wine colored back rests and cushions Mrs Ivan Specht and Mrs purchased and made up the flowered drape ma terial and chair coverings They had earlier visited the Home on various occasions on behalf of the WI to list additional and comforts for the sit ting room As ah Institute project appeals for a floor covering plants are meeting with response Already has been donated by several interested persons outside the WI and the idea is stimulat ing other branches in the county The superintendent of the home Mr Arnold and his wife are glad to cooperate as is the York commission board for the Home King WI voted in advance to buy drapes and cush ions lowest priced Rates are on the classified page page Farmers from this area ship ping milk to Toronto voted Wednesday to apply for the of a milk marketing agency At the semiannual meeting the directors of the onto Milk Producers were ordered to apply to government for the necessary legislation Purpose of the marketing is to extend producers control over the disposition of their product Marketing similar in principle already exist for hogs and for many agricultural products Milk marketing agencies have been established at Brampton and Owen Sound In practice the producers wiU sell their milk to the agency and agency in turn sells it the dairies The present system of individual contract between dairies and producers will be discontinued The producers will now apply to the government for permission to establish the agency This permission granted a vote wilt be taken of the producers If the vote passes with the required majority the agency will become effective The decision of the producers is a climax in the growing satisfaction with the way the dis- of milk is being hand- led The producers at the en I lime are applying for price increase from 420 to per The increase is based on the Wells report up to date which shows that costs have increased proportionately The producers feel that since the strike the fixing of milk prices has been decided riiare by political considerations than by Page Col TV L Cpl Bill Donne Newmarket left has been in Korea since before Christmas He is the son of Mr and Mrs William Dennis Elm St In the June issue of Macleans magazine Pierre writes about the first enemy action for Donnes section of teriY men Both and Bill Wilmot shown above right were mentioned frequently in the story of Corporal War is next in command to CWX BAKE SALE At the Scout Hall Newmarket on Thursday May 31 the Cath olic Womens League will hold a spring tea and a bake sale it Chicago Bill Denne Fights Corporal s War Lance Corporal Bill of inevitably rests Newmarket was with the first He describes the men in the group of Canadians to see action section which they the per Colony as they moved up to their first engagement And there was Chicago Bill second in command of the Leper Colony a longnosed former steel rigger and Dun- closest friend Whatever did or said was okay with who was inclined to imitate his section leader even to the same relaxed way walking The first night in a slit trench was the worst has ever spent in his life The mens parkas battledess and underwear became soaked and then froze They in a foot of water and tried to stand up and found their trousers frozen to the earth which came away in a chunk In Korea Chicago Bill as he is named by a Canadian maga zine writer appears in a picture with his section leader Karry j on the front page of the June issue of Macleans magazine Pierre writing about the experiences of a section ten men with the Princess Patricias tells of the first combat exper iences they had They were the first unit under fire and in his article Corporal War refers on several occasions to second in command to Dunphy Denne who left for Korea shortly before last Christmas is the son of Mr and Mrs William 10 Elm Newmarket He was in the navy during the second war In Corporal War says it is a section leaders war and it is on the shoulders of hundreds of section leaders that success or failure and three pairs of locks the line the Canadian sol dier carries only his towel toilet kit ground sheet V

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