A by-law to authorize Daniel McLachlin to lay a railway line from the south side of the Madawaska River to connect with the line of the Brockville and Ottawa Railway Company along certain streets in Arnprior.
Consult digital copies only. Archivist permission required to access originals due to fragility.
Diana Thompson donated a copy of the Arnprior Chronicle dated December 13, 1889 to the archives in July of 1999. Ms. Diana Thompson is the daughter of George Grierson Styles, whose ancestors lived in Arnprior after emigrating from Scotland in the early 1900’s.
Scope and Content
The paper is a special, 60 page ‘Holiday Number’ for 1889 with a lithographed cover showing a globe, beaver, crown etc. Published by John A. MacDonald, the paper includes stories and advertising from Montreal, Ottawa, Brockville, Arnprior and the surrounding area. Local news, business directory and advertising begin at page 17.
Group photograph to honour staff member Mrs. J. W. Smith of Kinburn. Staff who visited Chalk River Nuclear facility included in photograph included from left to right: Mrs. John S. Wright, Mrs. M.L. Stewart, Miss Harriett Lowe, Mrs. W.S. Box, Mrs. E.T. Younghusband, Miss Betty Sparrow, R.S. Atkey (Editor and Publisher), Miss Ruby McArthur, Mrs. J. W. Smith, Mrs. Leonard Lindsay, Mrs. W.H. Hamilton, Mrs. J.E. Miller, Mrs. Hugh Blair, Mrs. J.J. Stanton, Mrs. Walter Strong.
Donation consists of two torn pages of the Friday, December 26th, 1919 Arnprior Chronicle which includes Christmas advertising and some local news. Very few newspapers from the 1919 Arnprior Chronicle exist.