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PAULINA HREBACKA phrebacka@metroland.com After years of serving the Kemptville community, management and staff at Kemptville Family Restaurant are facing the repercussions of a break-in and robbery that took place during after-hours on Mothers' Day evening. The incident occurred sometime between the hours of 10 p.m. on Sunday, May 13 and Monday morning, May 14. Grenville County OPP Const. Cathy Lindsay says the incident was called in by restaurant staff at 6:30 a.m. on Monday. So far, the investigation shows that the crime was made through forced entry into the building as the front door and side window were broken, and an undisclosed amount of money was stolen from the cash register. More details to come as the investigation continues. Anyone with information is asked to contact the OPP directly by calling 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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A break-in and robbery occurred at Kemptville Family Restaurant during after-hours on Sunday, May 13. The Kemptville OPP detachment says the incident was called in by restaurant staff at 6:30 a.m. on Monday. Above, a piece of wood replaces the door shattered at the main entrance. Inset, a window at the side of the restaurant was also damaged during the robbery.

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Agriculture community seeking less bureaucracy, red tape ASHLEY KULP akulp@metroland.com Leeds-Grenville area farmers are hoping to see a new provincial government that will work with them and not against them. A small crowd turned out to the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 475 in Toledo on May 10 for an all-candidates meeting, hosted by the Leeds County and Grenville Federations of Agriculture. Candidates for MPP in Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Is-

lands and Rideau Lakes, incumbent Progressive Conservative Steve Clark, Liberal David Henderson and NDP's Michelle Taylor were on hand to field questions from the audience. The two other candidates running in the June 7 provincial election are the Green party's Derek Morley and Libertarian Benjamin Cunningham. Moderator Eleanor Renaud, secretary/ treasurer with the Leeds County chapter, apologized for Morley and Cunningham's absence,

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noting she was unable to find their contact information. New to the political scene, Taylor is a mom of four who lives in Athens. With children in the school system, one of her goals is advocating keeping rural schools open. In 2016, Taylor was a member of the Upper Canada District School Board's school closure accommodation review panel but quit citing the process as highly flawed. She said an NDP government can change that. "Many of the Liberal and PC governments have left their mark on rural Ontario. Funding levels have dropped, there are school closure threats, underserviced hospitals and underappreciated staff," she said, noting that another party goal is to put Hydro One back into the public's hands. "We have a clear, fully costed plan and deliberate consideration has been given to you, the farmers, the backbone of rural Ontario," Taylor added. "I want to learn from you, about what your needs are, the barriers you face in your business and how the government in Ontario can help you prosper." Having won re-election in 2011 and 2014, Clark said it's time there was a provincial government that cared for farmers and rural Ontario and looked at issues with a "rural lens."

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The Leeds County and Grenville Federations of Agriculture held a provincial all-candidates meeting May 10 at the Toledo legion. The audience heard from three candidates vying for the Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands-Rideau Lakes MPP spot. From left: Liberal David Henderson, NDP's Michelle Taylor and PC incumbent Steve Clark. "I agree with the OFA. Agriculture and rural Ontario hold the key to prosperity and rural growth," he stated. He highlighted the need for action and the elimination of red tape to allow farmers to do the jobs they need to do on their properties. "I spent a long time working with the Farmersville Abattoir and there was so much red tape that the delay could have cost the whole project," Clark explained, noting the issue surrounded water testing. The Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit had completed the testing but the ministry wanted it done again. "We need to look at red tape and listen to farmers. We need a government that's responsive," he continued. Henderson, who has taken a leave of absence from his role as

mayor of Brockville to run in the upcoming election, said that Ontario is leading the world in growth and low unemployment numbers, but the same can't be said for the rural areas of the province. "We need services. We're an aging community, older than the provincial average," he said. " ... This province is one of the richest in the world and that equity has to be shared. It has to be across the board." "We're coming up to a fork in the road and we have to watch what direction we take," Henderson cautioned.

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has unveiled priorities its priorities for the 2018 provincial election in a campaign entitled, Producing Prosperity in Ontario. The initiative focuses on key areas, including distributed economic development, economic growth, affordable housing, job creation and investment, as well as the creation of a sustainable food production system. According to a video

shown by Jackie Pemberton, OFA's regional director of zone 11, the agriculture sector is the number one opportunity for Canada to experience economic growth and "Ontario's agri-food sector is a leading economic engine for the province." "Many of you here today because you know the rural economy can drive economic growth throughout the province," Renaud noted. Each candidate was of-

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Eleanor Renaud, secretary/treasurer with the Leeds County Federation of Agriculture, served as moderator for a provincial all-candidates meeting at the Toledo legion May 10. "It's critical for our next government to really pressure the government not to remove dairy from the Canada Food Guide. We need to push back," he stated. Henderson believed it was important to rely on the opinions of experts to "get the right information and realize the importance of dairy products." "It's a significant part

of our area," he added. On the marijuana issue, Henderson said with companies such as Tweed in Smiths Falls, the legalization is expected to give a big boost to economic development and the provincial government needs to jump on board. "Whether you're on one side or the other, if it's happening, we need to be on top of it," he said.

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Take a road trip into the past on the McDonald's Corner Country Tour. Ankaret Dean, proprietor of the Lanark Highlands Basketry Museum, and Coral Nault, Brooke Valley, have created a map guiding visitors on a circular tour of 11 historical sites from McDonald's Corners to Watsons Corners and around Dalhousie Lake. "I noticed that visitors to the Lanark Highlands Basketry Museum were interested in stories of bygone days," said Dean. "So I teamed up with Coral Nault to show them where to find them. Carol made a beautiful hand drawn map." Nault illustrated each of the 11 sites with a small drawing and Dean wrote a story explaining the historical significance. There are

suggested activities for all four seasons. The McDonald's Corners Country Tour map will be launched at the opening of the Lanark Highlands Basketry Muse-

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TARA GESNER tgesner@metroland.com A Celebration of Life was held for former Progressive Conservative MP Paul Dick on May 11, taking place at the Britannia Yacht Club in Ottawa. According to a statement by family, Dick, 77, died of a heart attack at home on May 2. Dick was first elected to the House of Commons in 1972, representing the former Lanark-Renfrew-Carleton riding. Over the next 21 years, he was re-elected five times, holding various cabinet positions. Ultimately, in the redistributed riding of Lanark-Carleton, Dick was defeated in 1993 by Liberal Ian Murray. This general election saw the Progressive Conservatives reduced to two seats. Remembered On May 4, former politician and current Children's

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Hospital of Eastern Ontario president and chief executive officer Alex Munter posted the following on Twitter: "Sad to hear about the death of Paul Dick, Kanata's MP as I was growing up. I later worked with him and appreciated his candid, practical and accessible approach. He will be well remembered." Progressive Conservative MPP for Nepean-Carleton Lisa MacLeod offered her condolences to Dick's family on social media, and she noted he served with "distinction" for five terms. Dick died the same day as Leeds-Grenville, Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes MP Gord Brown, another long-serving Progressive Conservative. Brown also had a heart attack, succumbing in his Parliament Hill office. "Eastern Ontario has lost another good one," MacLeod noted.

During a meeting of Lanark County council on May 9, Warden John Fenik called for a moment of silence to honour Dick, with chief administrative officer Kurt Greaves later commenting on the former MP's lengthy career. "Our condolences to his family," Greaves stated. He noted the former MP was "well regarded as an intelligent, hard working cabinet minister who loyally served the people of Lanark County from 1972 to 1993." The Canadian flag was also flown at half-staff at the county building in Perth. From Kapuskasing, Ont., Dick was a lawyer by profession. After attending Western University, he earned a law degree from the University of New Brunswick. Dick was called to the bar in 1969. Wife Pierrette Cassista and sons Wyatt and Andrew Dick, along with other family survive him.

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*Diabetes and PreDiabetes Education Sessions led by Rideau Valley Diabetes Services Registered Nurses and Registered Dietitians 613-284-2558. *Footcare Clinics Community Home Support 613-253-0733. *Hot nutritious meal or fellowship at Hungry Lunch Cafe Zion-Memorial United Church Hall. 37 Franklin St. Carleton Place. *Exercise lead by a Registered Kinesiologist at Country Roads Community Health Centre. Sponsored by Rideau Community Health Services/Telemedicine 613-284-2558. *Foot Care, Transportation, Meals on Wheels, Tuesday Luncheons Pakenham Community Home Support 613-624-5647. *Diabetes Education Programme, at Kemptville Hospital Diabetes Clinic 613-258-6133 ext 400 www.kdh.on.ca *Al-Anon Meetings, St. James Anglican Church Drummond St. Perth 613-267-4848, 613-267-6039. *Gambling Problem, Gamblers Anonymous, 88 Cornelia St. Smiths Falls 613-567-3271. *Lanark County Brain Injury Survivors Group, Lanark, Leeds, and Greenville Addictions and Mental Health, 88 Cornelia St. W. Smiths Falls 613-283-7723 *Emotions Anonymous (marriage, children, grief, etc) Salvation Army Church (side door) Smiths Falls 613-283-0960. *Archives Lanark, 1920 Con.7, Drummond (former Drummond Township Office near Drummond Center) Perth 613-267-3178 or 613-256-3130. *Ancestor Researching, contact Lisa Trodden to make an appointment 613-283-0711 or ltrodden@cogeco.ca *Job Search Resource Centre, job postings, computer and internet access, resume writing assistance, job search seminars and employment counselling. Guthrie House, 10 Perth St., Elgin 613-359-1140. *Community Home Support Bereavement Support Group, Smiths Falls District Community Health Centre enter at front entrance 2 Gould St. Info: 613-267-6400. *Beckwith and District Friendship Club will meet April 5, Centennial Hall Franktown. 613-257-2588 *Butterfly Fan Club, Perth & District Breast Cancer Support Group, Perth Family Health Centre, 33 Lewis St Perth. Info: Carleen 613-812-4474. *Stroke survivor and caregiver support group, Perth Legion, 26 Beckwith St E. Info: 613-549-6666 x6867. *Support Group for people with Parkinson’s & their care partners, Community Home Support Lanark County, 40 Sunset Blvd, Ste D. Perth. 613-722-9238, 1-800-565-3000 Margaux.Wolfe@parkinson.ca *The Compassionate Friends, support group for bereaved parents. Tay Valley Community Hall, 4174 Narrows Locks Rd. Perth. INFO: cheryl.code@metroland.com


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Happy Royal Wedding week It’s a fairy tale of which young girls might dream. Meeting the man of her dreams, falling in love and he not only treats her like a princess but he is a reallife prince charming! On May 19 Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will be wed at St. George’s Chapel on the grounds of Windsor Castle. The pre-game show (or pre-wedding coverage) will start at 4 a.m. on most major North American broadcast networks and the wedding is set to start at 7 a.m. Now what does this all mean for the average Canadian? Let’s not forget Canada is a constitutional monarchy and Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, is Queen of Canada and Canada’s Head of State. It is highly unlikely, as sixth in the line of succession, that Prince Harry will ever be crowned the King of England. Let’s give the job to his father who has been waiting, patiently for the job for decades, first. Prince Harry still had to seek his Granny’s permission to get married and she was kind enough to issue the Instrument of Consent with her signature that was just released on May 13. The role of the Crown in Canada matters, it is more than just ceremonial, it links us to the past and paves a way for our future. The wedding ensures that the British Monarchy will live another day. The big day and the lead up to the nuptials is also sure to be a money-maker with billions of people expected to tune-in worldwide. It is also expected the wedding will be a $500 million boost to the British economy. There will be a ripple effect felt across the pond here as well, as merchandise and souvenirs are popping up. The Royal Canadian Mint is also cashing in on the big day having recently released a $20 silver collector coin (price tag $105) to mark the occasion with the artwork created locally by well-known Westport artist Joel Kimmel. There will be numerous events throughout the area to mark the occasion, including the Royal Wedding Celebration hosted by the Hub Almonte. It starts at 6 a.m. at the Civitan Hall on the big day. In Perth the day will be marked with a high tea at 3 p.m. at Matheson Hall at the Perth Parkside Inn and Spa. And in Arnprior, the party will get started a day early at a Royal Wedding Tea Party at the library starting at 3:30 p.m. All of these local events show that for many in this country, the Royal Wedding matters in Canada. So Pip, pip cheerio, it’s time to pour some tea and get a royal fascinator ready.

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• LETTERS & COMMENTARY • Ode to the Perth dog walker Dear Editor, I don't know her name, but I sure love to watch, This gal about town; her skills are top-notch! She has such control of these dogs in her care, To see them all walking, it's hard not to stare. The miles they put on, in the course of a week, Make them happy and healthy and rather unique. Their behaviour ... outstanding; it's a real joy to see, I'm wondering if ever they stop for a pee? To synchronize THAT would take patience and skill, But I'm betting they've done it; they MUST know the drill!

She has what it takes, and my KUDOS are sent, To her and her dogs, who look so content. As they troop all together, in their unison stride, Obeying their walker, as she walks them with pride. She must be commended for getting it right, Providing this service shows so much insight. There are jobs to be had if one's willing to work, Having four-legged clients is a definite perk. Performance is doubled, with loyalty, too, And a warm wet kiss when they bid her adieu! No complaint need be filed, as harassment, it's NOT, Sharing love and affection ... those things can't be taught. Thanks again to our walker, we love watching you,

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Mother would use every last drop of paint around the house, Mary Cook writes Waste, according to my sister Audrey was a word mother thought was right up there with swearing. Nothing was wasted in our house. Audrey said that is why the gallon of bright green paint mother bought at Scott's Hardware in Renfrew to give the pump its usual spring cleanup, would be used until there wasn't a drop left in the can. First of course, was the pump. Then with a lot of paint left over, the privy door was next, a bright green, with the rest of the little building faded and as drab as a cow plop! Two old kitchen chairs

MARY COOK Column on the back stoop, which were solid pine, were now bright green. Mother never was very fond of pine ... always said she thought it rhymed with poverty ... just about everything in our old log house was pine. Father wasn't too happy about the chairs being painted green, and lamented that they had been pine for three generations, but Mother had paint to use. There was still lots of paint left, so the summer kitchen window sills were the next to get a coat. Mother was going to paint the frames too, but father told her that would

seal the windows until doomsday, so she settled for the sills. You could smell paint clear out to the drive shed, and mother was splattered too ... dabs on her nose and the old white pinny she used to clean out the hen house was just about covered. Mother thought the old swing in the grape arbour could stand a touching up. It was made of wood, and mother tackled it like someone possessed, leaving the seats to the last. Of course, none of us were too happy about the swing getting a coat of paint. It took ages to dry, and that meant none of us could use it, which didn't please my brothers one bit. But mother managed to use up most of the paint, and all that was left was a little dribble in the bottom of the can. She stood in the middle of the yard, looking around her to see what she could dab up.

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Father had backed the old Model T out of the garage ... only three of the fenders matched, and he could see mother looking at the odd one father had picked up at Thacker's Garage in Renfrew when we lost one in a ditch on the way in to town one day. Father could read mother like a book. He knew what she was thinking. Well, before you could say "Jack Robinson" he was behind the wheel and out the gate and onto the lane and yelled, "have to get some nails at Briscoe's General Store." We never knew if mother thought she could use up the last of the paint on the fender. But she settled for painting the two poles that held up the clothesline. Audrey said she would bet her last dollar we were the only ones in the entire County of Renfrew with bright green clothesline poles. Emerson said he was mighty glad the privy was hidden behind a cluster of

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Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority – Our Story, 50 Years In The Making Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority is pleased to be celebrating our golden milestone this year. Since inception in 1968, it has been the MVCA mission to assume a leadership role in the conservation, enhancement and development of the Mississippi Valley by way of watershed planning, integrated resource management programs, and conservation awareness. We have protected hundreds of metres of shoreline and thousands of homes from flooding and erosion. We have educated more than 100,000 young people about the importance of conserving our environment and preserving our heritage. We have mobilized thousands of volunteers, and partnered with thousands of organizations and individuals to implement projects aimed at creating a healthy and more sustainable community: a place where people want to live, work and invest. The Beginning Following the formation of a conservation authority in the neighbouring Rideau watershed in 1966, the Almonte Citizens Planning and Housing Committee started inquiries regarding the advantages of a similar organization for the Mississippi area. A number of public meetings were held and a favourable vote of the municipalities concerned resulted in the establishment of the Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority by Order-in-Council 1802/68 dated May 2, 1968, “with jurisdiction over the watersheds of the Mississippi River and all other streams entering the Ottawa River between the point where the north-west boundary of the Township of Fitzroy meets the shore of the Ottawa River and the point where the west boundary of the Rideau Valley Conservation Authority meets the shore of the Ottawa River.” Since this time, it has been MVCA’s responsibility under the Provincial Conservation Authorities Act to protect, restore and manage our watersheds for today and tomorrow.

Why Conservation Authorities? The Conservation Authorities Act was created (1946) in response to public concerns about the “unhealthy state” of renewable natural resources in Canada as a result of poor land, water, and forestry practices in the 1930s and 40s as well as erosion and drought concerns. It was recognized that these issues were better dealt with on a watershed basis. Conservation Authorities were created to bridge the gap between municipalities wholly or in part of the watershed boundary. This practical solution to watershed management ensures that the needs of all stakeholders are represented. A particular milestone in Conservation Authority history was the impact of a devastating event – Hurricane Hazel in 1954. This storm mobilized the need for managing Ontario’s watersheds on a regional basis. As a result, after Hurricane Hazel the provincial government amended the Conservation Authorities Act to enable Conservation Authorities to acquire lands for recreation and conservation purposes, and to regulate that land for the safety of the community. MVCA QUICK FACTS • Owns and/or operates three conservation areas: Mill of Kintail, Morris Island, Purdon. • Integrated Watershed Management is the process of managing human activities and natural resources on a watershed basis, taking into account, social, economic and environmental issues, as well as community interests in order to manage water resources sustainably. • To date, there are 23 water control structures on the Mississippi River system. MVCA owns and maintains 12 and operates six for Ontario Power Generation and the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry. • Is the lead agency for monitoring potential local flood threats,

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alerting emergency response agencies and the public. MVCA work closely with hydroelectric producers, all levels of government, First Nations groups and others to provide coordinated operations of the river system. • Regulates development within the floodplain and other environmental hazards to reduce risk to human life and property caused by inappropriate development practices. • Assists municipalities in assessing the impact of land use decisions and development on the long-term health of the watershed and residents. • MVCA monitors 66 lakes on a five year cycle and sample for total phosphorus and cholorphyll a, water clarity, invasive species and fish species. • Reliable information is collected to document current water quality conditions. The information is used to encourage sound stewardship practices to help preserve and protect water quality.

Congratulations Mississippi Valley Conservation on your 50th TOWNSHIP OF BECKWITH Anniversary! www.twp.beckwith.on.ca 613-257-1539

Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority (MVCA) is the local watershed management agency for the Mississippi and Carp Rivers in Eastern Ontario. Good water quality and quantity is essential for healthy people, animals and ecosystems. Working under the Conservation Authorities Act of Ontario, MVCA follows an integrated watershed management approach to Did you know MVCA balance human, environmental and economic • Is a local leader in environmental education Sincelands 1968, has been helping •needs. Protects public suchMVCA as the Mill of Kintail to people and property from the andprotect Purdon Conservation Areas •dangers Provides free rehabilitation and tree planting services ofshoreline flooding and natural hazards; keep • Monitors water quality in more than 40 lakes drinking water sources clean; and foster the across the watershed and significant •protection Offers a varietyof ofwildlife volunteer habitats opportunities natural features such more. as wetlands and forests. Visit mvc.on.ca to learn


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MMLT congratulates the Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority on 50 years of supporting conservation in the Mississippi River watershed.

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2018 EVENTS AT THE NORTH FRONTENAC STAR GAZING PAD The following events are taking place at the North Frontenac Star Gazing Pad at 5816 Road 506 between Plevna and Fernleigh. Check NorthFrontenac.com events calendar for event updates. Events begin at sunset. Contact Corey Klatt, Manager of Community Development for more information. recreation@northfrontenac.ca, 613-479-2231x233

June 16: Crescent Moon; Venus in twilight; late spring constellations July 14: Spectacular Summer Milky Way; here comes Saturn! August 11: Jupiter, Saturn and Mars; Perseid Preview August 12/13: (Sunday night until Monday dawn) Perseid Meteor Shower All-nighter* September 1: See 7 planets in one evening (only Mercury is unobservable); watch moonrise ~11:00 PM. September 2 (Labour Day Sunday): Cloud date.

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LAWS appreciates business help for cats

LAWS would like to thank Frank Sammut of Kokopelli Custom Woodworking for donating his time to build and install beautiful window ledges for the cats to sit and look out and lounge in the sun. Thank you also to Luke of Perth Planing Mill for discounting the price of the lumber, and to John of Country Flooring for donating carpet remnants used to cover the ledges. The cats love them. The shelter will be closed on Monday, May 21, for Victoria Day. Featured pets Meet beautiful Mabel a female, about three years old, boxer-mix. She is a strong, energetic dog who loves to be around humans. Mabel knows some basic commands like sit, stay, and shake a paw. Mabel would be best with no small children and no other dogs. Mabel appears to be house broken as her kennel is clean in the mornings. Please call the shelter to

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tle so a home with more mature people with or without older children (eight or nine years and up) would be great. Lately I am more daring and make the effort to greet potential adopters. I really hope I'll be adopted soon. Why not come and say hello to me, I am worth the trip to LAWS. I like being around other cats, too, so that's not an issue if you have a few around already. Please meet handsome Hudson. He's a friendly grey/white cat with a black beauty mark on his nose. Hudson is one of our latest arrivals with no history booklet in his pocket. We think he's pretty laid back, friendly and happy to be around people. Please meet this young lad, who is about one and a half year old, at LAWS. Meet Lexus who was hiding under a blanket the first weeks after her arrival at LAWS. Suddenly she started to peek to see what was going on around her. Since the beginning of May Lexus enjoys back scratches and has no more flat ears when you approach her. This improved behaviour happened with the dedicated help of volunteers who like to socialize cats. Lexus won't sit on your lap yet, but if you're willing and have time and patience Lexus will be a worthy girl to offer a home to.

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4518 HIGHWAY 511 NR LANARK MLS# 1103843 - $379,900 3 BD, 3 BTH BUNGALOW BUILT 2015- PRIVATE 1.98 AC

149 SHEPPARD AVE PERTH MLS# 1083303 - $449,900 2 BD, 2 BTH BUNGALOW BUILT 2016

378 POONAMLIE ROAD SMITHS FALLS MLS# 1093505 - $189,900 3 BD, 1 BTH BUNGALOW

29 HERRIOTT STREET PERTH MLS# 1069583 - $579,000 7 UNIT BUILDING 5 RESIDENTIAL – 2 COMMERCIAL

273 YACHT CLUB ROAD RIDEAU FERRY MLS# 1104204 - $468,000 3 BD, 3 BTH 2 STOREY HOME 300 FT W/F ON 4.82 ACRES

102 MILL STREET LANARK MLS # 1104325 - $144,900 DUPLEX – 1 BD UNIT & 2 BD UNITS

88 NORTH STREET PERTH MLS# 1106887 - $259,900 4+1 BD, 2 BTH – 1.5 STOREY POSSIBLE L/L GRANNY SUITE

128 RIDEAU COURT MAPLE GLEN ESTATES MLS# 1071317 - $424,900 3+ BD, 2 BTH RAISED BUNGALOW

22 TYSICK AVENUE PERTH MLS# 1085027 - $285,000 3 BD, 2 BTH BUNGALOW IN QUIET NEIGHBOURHOOD

133 GLEN TAY ROAD MLS# 1071330 - $849,999 CUSTOM BUILT BUNGALOW-20 ACRES INSUL/HEATED 1,700 SQ.FT. GARAGE

4234 HWY 511, CLYDESVILLE MLS# 1093605 - $179,900 3 BD, 2 BTH BUNGALOW

93 OLD KINGSTON ROAD MLS# 1089504 - $199,900 2 BD, 1 BTH, ON GORGEOUS 1 ACRE LOT

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Discover the wonder of warblers May 26 in Pakenham On Saturday, May 26, the Mississippi Madawaska Land Trust is providing an opportunity to Discover the Wonder of Warblers. Bring binoculars, and be ready to crane your neck, and cup your ears. The diminutive warblers are on their way back to, and through, High Lonesome Nature Reserve, to breed in its forests (these are wood warblers, after all) or to feed before carrying on to the far north, and west. Most of the 25-30 species that visit or stay at High Lonesome, weigh between eight and 20 grams. Tiny little insect eating energy

balls, the warblers make the long trek back from South and Central America to breed. Their spring colours are vibrant as are their warbles. Be ready to wonder at these feathery world travellers, and learn a little about how High Lonesome provides a welcome refuge for so many. You'll spend two hours wandering the trails of this gem of a nature preserve, observing the High Lonesome warblers, and other avian visitors. Led by ecologist and nature enthusiast Art Goldsmith, who travels the continent following warblers and other creatures, our

trek will reveal a few of their needle-billed secrets. High Lonesome Nature Reserve is one of six properties conserved by the land trust. More than 2,500 acres of ecological significant land in eastern Ontario have now been protected by Mississippi Madawaska Land Trust, which is celebrating its 15th anniversary this year. This event kicks off at 10 a.m. sharp on May 26. Admission is $10. Participation is limited to provide an optimum experience, so advance registration is required. Please visit mmlt.ca/ event/discover-the-won-

der-of-warblers to get your ticket now because they are likely to go fast. Waterproof footwear is recommended because the ground can still be quite wet this time of year. High Lonesome is located at 867 Carbine Rd. in Pakenham. Take County Road 29 to Pakenham Village, turn on Waba Road and continue west for 2.9 kilometres. Turn left on Barr Side Road and travel for 1.6 kilometres. Take the first left at Carbine Road and drive 4 kilometres to 867 Carbine Rd. Submitted by the Mississippi Madawaska Land Trust

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The Mississippi Madawaska Land Trust presents Discover the Wonder of Warblers May 26 at the High Lonesome Nature Reserve in Pakenham. The event will be led by ecologist Art Goldsmith. Above, a male yellow-rumped warbler.

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On May 2 I was thrilled to read a daily newspaper story about a successful bid by a group of Canadians to buy one of the most important Victoria Crosses (VC) in our country's military history. The purchase means the medal will remain in this country and it's on display at the Canadian War Museum in Ottawa all this month.

The VC is the British Commonwealth's highest award for military valour. This particular medal was awarded to Lt.-Col. David Vivian Currie, a native of Sutherland, Saskatchewan for his role during the final phase of what was known as the 'Battle of Falaise Gap' in Normandy, France in August 1944. Currie's medal was the only VC

awarded to a Canadian during the pivotal Normandy campaign of the Second World War and the only one ever presented to a member of the Royal Canadian Armoured Corps. Last September a foreign collector conditionally purchased Currie's VC during a private auction in London, England for $660,000. However, because the medal is considered to be "of outstanding cultural significance and national importance" Canadians were given a six-month period of grace to top the foreign buyer's offer. Enter the national war museum! Staff put together a joint bid which was higher than last year's purchase price.

In 1989 Currie's widow Isabel sold his medals to a Canadian collector who held them until last summer when he decided to sell them at auction. The war museum entered the bidding but fell short at that time. Isabel Currie, now 105, lives in an Ottawa nursing home. Following the war her husband worked in the pulp and paper industry. But in 1959 then Prime Minister John Diefenbaker, who represented Prince Albert, Saskatchewan in Parliament, appointed Currie as Sergeant-atArms of the House of Commons. He held the post until 1978. Currie died in 1986 at age 73 and is buried in Owen Sound, Ontario.

This story holds particular significance for me. Because in a rarity, images of Currie winning the Victoria Cross were captured on film (both still photos and film footage) by members of the Canadian Army Film and Photo Unit (CFPU). The man holding the cine (motion picture) camera on Aug. 19, 1944 was a personal friend of mine, the late Jack Stollery from St. Thomas, Ontario. The then Sgt. Stollery and his fellow members of the CFPU went into battle carrying cameras, not guns. They documented actions of the Canadian Army across Europe during WW II. It was incredibly dangerous work and Jack won the Military Medal for the fearlessness

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HERE’S HOW IT WORKS: Sudoku puzzles are formatted as a 9x9 grid, broken down into nine 3x3 boxes. To solve a sudoku, the numbers 1 through 9 must fill each row, column and box. Each number can appear only once in each row, column and box. You can figure out the order in which the numbers will appear by using the numeric clues already provided in the boxes. The more numbers you name, the easier it gets to solve the puzzle!

ARIES – Mar 21/Apr 20 Aries, soon you will be able to clarify your thinking and articulate your needs to others. Until then, you need to wait for an opportunity to share your point of view.

LEO – Jul 23/Aug 23 Distant lands may be calling you, Leo. So be sure your passport is in order and set up those discount fare alerts to your email. It’s time to get away for some R&R.

SAGITTARIUS – Nov 23/Dec 21 Devote more time to self-care right now, Sagittarius. You may need some time to yourself to recharge. When you are done, you can once again be a person of action.

TAURUS – Apr 21/May 21 Taurus, if you have been struggling with a challenging situation, you’ll get some much-needed support this week. Use the break to treat yourself to something special.

VIRGO – Aug 24/Sept 22 Virgo, be careful what you wish for, as you may just get everything you desire. It’s uncertain how things may turn out, so be ready to make changes as needed.

CAPRICORN – Dec 22/Jan 20 Capricorn, you may be feeling a little wild this week or ready to just hang around in your pajamas and relax. Either way works as long as you’re happy doing it.

GEMINI – May 22/Jun 21 Some epic action may be on tap for you this week, Gemini. You may have to slow things down if everything is moving too quickly. A lively group of people will join you.

LIBRA – Sept 23/Oct 23 Is love in the air, Libra? If you are feeling more amorous than usual, you may be ready for a new relationship or ready to add some spice to your current one.

AQUARIUS – Jan 21/Feb 18 Your powers of persuasion are dialed up, Aquarius. You can convince others of just about anything you want them to do right now. Use this skill wisely.

CANCER – Jun 22/Jul 22 Cancer, a surge of energy may have you working overtime to complete a task. Just come up for a breather once in a while. Such respites can prove rejuvenating.

SCORPIO – Oct 24/Nov 22 Health, wisdom and wealth could be in your sights, Scorpio. Why not throw in being well-liked as well? This is your time to soar. Enjoy the ride while it lasts.

PISCES – Feb 19/Mar 20 Pisces, a love of fine things could find you in financial peril if you are not careful with spending. Set limits on how much you treat yourself.

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Living Tapestry WHEN: 9:00 a.m WHERE: Mississippi Valley Textile Museum, 3, Rosamond St. E, Almonte CONTACT: curator@mvtm.ca, http:// exploremississippimills.ca/upcoming-events/ Beginning April 7 and running to June 23, at the Mississippi Valley Textile Museum. Emily Rose Michaud's installations, Waterways, is themed on the presence of water, incorporating the history of the Rosamond Mill. Fun and Fitness in Middleville WHEN: 9:30 a.m - 10:30 a.m WHERE: Middleville Community Centre, 4203 Wolf Grove Road, Lanark Highlands CONTACT: Pam, 613-259-2182 Fun and fitness in Middleville once a week. Friendship Lunch WHEN: 11:30 a.m WHERE: St. John's United Church, 400 Prescott Street, Kemptville CONTACT: 613-258-3259 Friendship Lunch every Friday. Donations accepted, but not expected. Everyone welcome. Lunch Bunch WHEN: 12:00 p.m WHERE: Country Street Centre, 375 Country Street, Almonte CONTACT: 613256-4700 COST: $10 Mills Community Support presents Lunch Bunch with entertainment by Twilight Two, courtesy of Carleton Place Terrace. Free transportation; call to reserve.

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Line Dancing WHEN: 10:00 a.m - 11:00 a.m WHERE: ABC Hall, 3166 Bolingbroke Road, County Road 36, Tay Valley CONTACT: Rhonda Aisbitt, 1 (613) 885-8543, info@abchall.ca, http://www.abchall.ca Rhonda Aisbitt is an experienced line dancer and instructor; her class is for beginners and seniors, and men are welcome. Motion is lotion!

Fit as a Fiddle WHEN: 10:30 a.m WHERE: Country Street Centre, 375 Country Street, Almonte CONTACT: 613256-4700 COST: $5 for exercise only, $10 with lunch Mills Community Support presents Fit as a Fiddle Fridays. Call to reserve. Friendship Lunch WHEN: 11:30 a.m WHERE: St. John's United Church, 400 Prescott Street, Kemptville CONTACT: 613-258-3259 Friendship Lunch every Friday. Donations accepted, but not expected. Everyone welcome. Parkinson's Exercise Class WHEN: 1:00 p.m - 2:00 p.m WHERE: Westminster Presbyterian Church, 11 Church St. W., Smiths Falls CONTACT: Heather Miller, 1 (800) 465-7646, evans.patn@gmail.com A new exercise program starting in Smiths Falls for people with Parkinson's Disease. Euchre WHEN: 6:30 p.m WHERE: Rideau Glen Golf Course, 111 County Road 44, Kemptville CONTACT: 613215-0918 COST: $5 per person Euchre at Rideau Glen Golf Course; 50/50 tickets available. All proceeds go back to the players 4-Hand Bid Euchre WHEN: 7:00 p.m WHERE: Country Street Centre, 375 Country Street, Almonte CONTACT: Marg, 6132561733 4-hand bid euchre every Friday night at the new Country Street Centre in Almonte. l Saturday, May 19 Monthly Breakfast WHEN: 8:00 a.m - 10:00 a.m WHERE: Kemptville Legion, 100 Reuben Crescent, Kemptville CONTACT: 613-258-5734 COST: $6 for adults, $3 for children six and under The Kemptville Legion hosts a monthly breakfast on the third Saturday of each month. Everyone welcome.

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sissippi Valley Textile Museum, 3, Rosamond St. E, Almonte CONTACT: curator@mvtm.ca, http:// exploremississippimills.ca/upcoming-events/ Beginning April 7 and running to June 23, at the Mississippi Valley Textile Museum. Emily Rose Michaud's installations, Waterways, is themed on the presence of water, incorporating the history of the Rosamond Mill. Mill of Kintail opens for season WHEN: 10:30 a.m WHERE: Mill of Kintail Conservation Area, 2854 Ramsay Concession 8,, Almonte CONTACT: 613-253-0006, info@mvc.on.ca, http://exploremississippimills.ca/upcoming-events/ COST: 3 Explore 150 acres of conservation land owned by Mississippi Valley Conservation. More than 40 km of trails, have a picnic or relax, enjoy the on-site playground. Friendship Lunch WHEN: 11:30 a.m WHERE: St. John's United Church, 400 Prescott Street, Kemptville CONTACT: 613-258-3259 Friendship Lunch every Friday. Donations accepted, but not expected. Everyone welcome. Euchre Tournament WHEN: 12:30 p.m WHERE: Kemptville Legion, 100 Reuben Crescent, Kemptville CONTACT: 613-258-5734 COST: $10 Euchre tournament the third Saturday of every month. Refreshments available. Everyone welcome. Registration from 12 to 12:30 p.m. Music Jamboree/Birthday WHEN: 1:30 p.m WHERE: Lanark Legion, 69 George St., Lanark Highlands CONTACT: 613-2593249 Musicians and public welcome. 'che focaccia' cooking demonstration WHEN: 3:00 p.m - 5:00 p.m WHERE: NOAL Pantry, 6 Russell St. E., Smiths Falls CONTACT: Laurie Anne Brennan, 613-7062188 COST: $30 per person Learn how to mix, form and bake focaccia with Artisan Baker Missie Wooldidge. And enjoy our house baked focaccia pizza with a hot beverage. Sign up at NOAL Pantry, A Local Food Eatery or shoot us a Facebook message.

Euchre WHEN: 6:30 p.m WHERE: Rideau Glen Golf Course, 111 County Road 44, Kemptville CONTACT: 613215-0918 COST: $5 per person Euchre at Rideau Glen Golf Course; 50/50 tickets available. All proceeds go back to the players l Sunday, May 20 Living Tapestry WHEN: 9:00 a.m WHERE: Mississippi Valley Textile Museum, 3, Rosamond St. E, Almonte CONTACT: curator@mvtm.ca, http:// exploremississippimills.ca/upcoming-events/ Beginning April 7 and running to June 23, at the Mississippi Valley Textile Museum. Emily Rose Michaud's installations, Waterways, is themed on the presence of water, incorporating the history of the Rosamond Mill.

Friendship Lunch WHEN: 11:30 a.m WHERE: St. John's United Church, 400 Prescott Street, Kemptville CONTACT: 613-258-3259 Friendship Lunch every Friday. Donations accepted, but not expected. Everyone welcome. Euchre WHEN: 6:30 p.m WHERE: Rideau Glen Golf Course, 111 County Road 44, Kemptville CONTACT: 613215-0918 COST: $5 per person Euchre at Rideau Glen Golf Course; 50/50 tickets available. All proceeds go back to the players l Monday, May 21 Living Tapestry WHEN: 9:00 a.m WHERE: Mississippi Valley Textile Museum, 3, Rosamond St. E, Almonte CONTACT: curator@mvtm.ca, http://exploremississippimills.ca/upcoming-events/ Beginning April 7 and running to June 23, at the Mississippi Valley Textile Museum. Emily Rose Michaud's installations, Waterways, is themed on the presence of water, incorporating the history of the Rosamond Mill.

Buttons å la Mode WHEN: 9:00 a.m WHERE: North Lanark Regional Museum, 647 River Road, Mississippi Mills CONTACT: 613-257-8503, appletonmuseum@hotmail.com, http://exploremississippi-

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Friendship Lunch WHEN: 11:30 a.m WHERE: St. John's United Church, 400 Prescott Street, Kemptville CONTACT: 613-258-3259 COST: Friendship Lunch every Friday. Donations accepted, but not expected. Everyone welcome.

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International Day event held annually since school's 2012 opening l Continued from page 1

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were treated to horchata; a sweet Mexican rice milk flavoured with lemon and spices. Fulford Preparatory College has held the International Day event every year since the school opened in 2012. Local students from several Merrickville schools

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Council reduces BIA budget by $8,455, discontinues Pop-Up Shop funding

PAULINA HREBACKA phrebacka@metroland.com North Grenville council has slashed the Old Town Kemptville business improvement area's 2018 budget. The significant reduction, approved by council at its May 14 session, will cut the organization's management fees by $6,760 and discontinue municipal funding of the Pop-Up Shop program. The staff-recommended modifications to the budget came after council requested that an administrative report be prepared at the May 7 council meeting, when the proposed budget was first presented. The BIA is a committee of council. The report states that the modified budget is recommended by staff "as it would allow the BIA to continue in operation, but with

a more focused and responsible budget." The BIA executive committee met May 15 and expressed their displeasure over council's decision. They issued the following statement to this newspaper: "The BIA is extremely disappointed with the staff and municipal council's response to the BIA's presentation of its business plan and budget. In particular, we take great exception to the reduction in the management fee of our executive director John Barclay and his company Triune Productions. We are further disappointed by the lack of trust in the BIA, which is a discredit to the current volunteers working on the BIA board of management that have worked hard to improve the governance and viability of the BIA and the downtown over the last three

and a half years." Members of the public were given the opportunity to provide input on council's proposal prior to the decision when Mayor David Gordon recessed the council meeting to revert into committee of the whole for further discussion. "I'll recess council and go into a committee of the whole just for this item," Gordon said. "If there's any questions or comments regarding this report, this'll be your opportunity." The only BIA representative in attendance was executive director, Barclay, who owns the organization's management company. Barclay declined to comment. The proposed $25,500 budget reflected an overall increase of two per cent as well as a $5,510 hike for their management fees,

which are $20,510 compared to $15,000 in 2017. "The Old Town Kemptville BIA continues to face many challenges," said BIA treasurer, Stephen Bent. He listed a few of them, which included, "Making a difference in downtown Kemptville with a very small budget." Council requested clarification on several line items in the proposed 2018 budget, and Deputy Mayor Barb Tobin questioned why the management fees took up approximately 80 per cent of it. Bent explained that the management fees line item represents what is paid to the BIA's management company, owned by Barclay. "Looking at the difference from '16 to '18, the management fee is quite high in your budget," said Tobin. "It just seems like most of the budget is being paid to

the management company. It's quite hefty, from my perspective - there's not a member of council at the table here who makes that money." Council also asked the BIA to explain the nature of the grants that they plan to apply to, the legality of the third-party sponsorships listed in the budget, and the funding for the Pop-up Shop program. These line items were later investigated by staff during the preparation of the administrative report. "The budget that we have, to have a part-time executive director and implement all these programs, is very small," Bent said to the mayor. "Can you continue along this pattern, then?" Gordon asked. Bent replied explaining that the mayor's very question was posed to the board

of the BIA, and as a solution, the BIA came up with their proposed plan for expansion, which will be formally brought to council in 2019. "We are proceeding with the opportunity for expansion, to see how we can gain additional resources to be better equipped to support the local businesses, inside and outside the BIA footprint," said Bent. "At this point, the economic viability of succeeding on this budget is very challenging, and it has been for this board for a number of years." Since the May 7 meeting, Barclay has said that the BIA's challenges would be alleviated by the proposed expansion. "In terms of enlarging our budget, our only viable opportunity is to expand

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Kemptville, North Gower farmers' markets ready for new season PAULINA HREBACKA phrebacka@metroland.com It's that time of year again; the sun is out, and so are the farmers. May marks the beginning of the season for the Kemptville and North Gower farmers' markets, and both recurring events will showcase producers of local goods from all over the region. Village charm in the big red barn The North Gower Farmers' Market at 2397 Roger Stevens Dr. opens Saturday, May 19 and is celebrating its 25th season this year. An 8:30 a.m. start allows guests to enjoy breakfast from Heather's Café, where lunch is also served until the market wraps up at 1 p.m. Local rhythm and blues guitarist, George Buys, will be playing live music at the first market of the season, and will return throughout the summer for more performances.

The North Gower market has grown over the years from 16 vendors to over 45 last year, offering local meat, produce, plants and home-baked goods. Talented artisans offer handcrafted pottery, jewelry, art, knitting, woodworking and much more. The market appeals equally to residents who show up every Saturday morning to get first pick of the fresh bread and pies, and to visitors who travel from the city for a taste of the countryside. A unique feature at the market is the Community Booth, where a local community organization or charity is promoted each week, free of charge. Both the Kemptville and North Gower farmers' markets are operated by nonprofit volunteer community groups. From children to seniors, there's something for everyone. Check out the market schedules for special event days, such as the Strawberry Social in

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The Kemptville Farmers' Market opens for the season in the B&H parking lot May 20. Pictured, Zoë Just from Just Farm sells her fresh local produce during the Sept. 3, 2017 market. Kemptville on June 24. Know your farmer, know your food The Kemptville Farmers' Market, in collaboration with the B&H Grocer, has created quite the local food hub in downtown Kemptville. Every Sunday,

hungry marketgoers can shop inside the store or outside at the market, among many of the same producers. The first Kemptville Farmers' Market of the season is Sunday, May 20, with a Grand Opening event on

June 3. The Sunday markets run from 12 - 4 p.m. in the B&H Grocer parking lot at 200 Sanders St. It's the second market season for manager Kelly Broad, who's keeping community collaboration in focus this year. Broad has been working with local businesses, organizations, and the municipality to add something new to the weekly event, and has only found that the market is continuing to grow. "We've already been at the Sustainability Fair and the Shop Local Showcase this year," she said, "and people are showing a lot of interest in becoming a vendor." Over the off-season, Broad managed to recruit 12 new market vendors. Those interested in becoming a vendor have the opportunity to "try out" a table as an occasional merchant before they commit to working the season full time. New to the market this year is the Business Promo-

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New family trail run/walk club to begin meeting in North Grenville With sunshine and warm weather finally here, what better time to make some small changes to your family routine that can have a big impact on your health and happiness? Made possible by the Healthy Kids Community Challenge Leeds and Grenville, North Grenville's department of parks, recreation and culture is inviting you to "power off and play" with neighbours and

friends this season. Beginning Saturday, May 19, a new family trail run/walk club will meet at 8 a.m. at Veterans' Park (beside the North Grenville Municipal Centre - look for the "tank"). The weekly meet up will include a group warm up and cool down between which families and friends can run or walk on the trails together. Participants will receive a free T-shirt. You

don't need to commit to every weekend - participation will be tracked based on age and will culminate in a fun end of summer party with awards and prizes. This will be a family club, welcoming all ages and abilities. A variety of routes and distances will be mapped out to walk or run, including some routes which are stroller and wagon friendly. The club will continue

meeting through the end of September and offers a great training opportunity for those working up to the Neon Night Fun Run fundraiser for Childhood Cancer on Sept. 22. Local volunteers Kristin Strackerjan and Nancy Peckford are working together with parks, recreation and culture staff to build a club that will endure long after the summer ends. Others in-

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I was running our golden retriever, Fergus, in the back field the other day when I noticed that the sweet, fresh honeysuckle smell had returned. I love to fill my lungs with that scent. I thought of Paulina's wedding we would be hosting in less than a month, and hoped the fragrance would linger at least until June. Then I had a disturbing thought. What if a nearby farmer decided to spread manure that weekend? To those of us who live on farms, it can be a slightly annoying, off-putting odour. To some of the gentrified city folk who will be attending our celebration, however, it could be extremely offensive. I can't control the actions of neighbouring farmers. I can barely control my own Farmer! A few weeks ago we discussed where to put the incoming chicks and poults. My husband had ordered several dozen of each, as we do about every second year. I told him he couldn't put them in the barn closest to the house, because the bride and her party plan to take that building over for a wedding bar. We are going to move all of the horse tack and workshop tools to one side, cover the walls and ceiling with diaphanous white wedding tulle, and set up rough-hewn boards of charcuterie for guests to

outside the incubator can be quite precarious. The slightest draft and they huddle together for warmth. Not all of them survive that smothering situation. The first night, the temperature dropped to just above zero. I woke at about 2 a.m. and pulled another blanket up over me. I thought about the turkeys, and hoped their heat lamp was enough. I could see the red gleam through the barn window. The next morning, all birds were present and accounted for. Now we just have to ensure they are in a place that is secure from marauding raccoons, skunks and weasels. It's quite a responsibility. So they have to be close enough to the house to keep the predators away, and far enough away that we cannot smell that distinctive chicken poop smell at the wedding. This will be a challenge. The spare room in the base-

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Students, staff and guests of St. Michael Catholic High School in Kemptville were honoured with gifts of knowledge, tradition and music on Wednesday, May 9, while celebrating Indigenous Education Day during the week. As an education-oriented and activity-filled day, St. Michael's students were treated to traditional and ceremonial teachings, and traditional drumming and singing. Following a poignant and powerfully moving liturgy, St. Michael Catholic High School welcomed four grandmothers, representing different First Nations, to share their cultural teachings and songs. Intermediate students and staff learned about First Nation culture, medicines, traditions and even had the opportunity to participate in a strawberry ceremony. A Grade 8 student, Shyanne Centen, stated, "I thought it was interesting learning about all the

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St. Michael Catholic High School in Kemptville marked Indigenous Education Day on May 9. Four First Nations grandmothers shared their cultural teachings. Above, First Nations grandmother Brenda Rivers, left, does a smudging demonstration with grade 7 students, including Riley Kamotzki and Joshua Palmer; Right, Providing a drumming demonstration during the event, were father and son Sage, left, and Brad Picody, two members of the Ottawa River Singers. amazing things the grandmothers did. Their clothes, their songs, were all so fascinating, especially when they talked about the medicine they use. Nothing like ours! It was nice to learn about a different culture." Staff member, Heather Kingsbury shared that she "personally loved the pre-

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our footprint and represent more businesses in a greater area," he said. "At $25,000 a year, we aren't a sustainable organization; we can't do the things that we want to do." The discussion on May 7 concluded with Tobin requesting that staff prepare an administrative report to investigate the line items questioned and further inform council on what they specifically represent. The six-page administrative report, prepared by director of planning and development, Phil Gerrard, was presented at the May 14 council meeting. The report includes the staff recommendation to approve a modified version of the proposed budget which reduces the total expenditures from $27,540 to $18,976 and scraps municipal funding for the Pop-Up Shop program. Additionally, staff rec-

ommends that a reserve fund be established for the BIA and that the reduction in expenditures of $8,455 (with a surplus of $109) be placed in the reserve, or alternatively, that the 2018 business levy be reduced accordingly. The $8,455 reduction includes a $6,760 hit to the BIA's management fees, and the denied funding of $1,695 towards the Pop-Up Shop program, which will ultimately force the BIA to cancel the program entirely. "In 2017, there were 23 new businesses established in North Grenville," Gerrard said at the May 14 meeting. "Of that number, 15 were established in the downtown core, and that does not include the two Pop-Up Shop businesses." As a result of the total recommended reduction to the budget, the BIA's management fees are brought down from the proposed amount of $20,510 to $13,750.

The report also breaks down both the budgeted and actual management fees for 2016 and 2017, which shows a 36 per cent increase for the actual management fees in 2016 to 2017, and a 37 per cent increase for the budgeted management fees between 2017 and 2018. The 2017 actuals indicate that 67 per cent of the expenditure budget goes towards the management contract, and for the proposed 2018 budget, the management fees represented 81 per cent of the expenditures. The resolution to approve the modified BIA budget also called for an administrative report on the establishment of a reserve fund for the BIA with any annual surplus being placed in that fund, with the proposed use of those funds being specified. It also called for the review of the BIA's mandate as part of the evaluation of its expansion prospectus.

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Addis, Effie Florence (nee Chapman)

I would like to thank my children, Donnie and Lorraine, Doug and Tanya, Karen and Ryan for hosting a lovely 80th birthday party at the Almonte Civitan Hall for family and friends. The gifts, cards, flowers and personal birthday wishes were all appreciated very much. A Sincere thank you to all who attended to make this a memorable occasion. A special thank you to Karen for taking me in a limo to the Chateau Laurier for High Tea. I will remember this special occasion forever. Sincerely, Margaret Sadler DEATH NOTICE

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Effie passed away peacefully at the Perth Community Care Centre on Tuesday, May 8th, 2018 at the age of 89. She was the beloved wife of the late Samuel Addis. Predeceased by her parents Allison (Laing) and Alfred Chapman along with her sister Nettie Ryan (late Harold) and brothers Harold Leppard (Edith Stewart) and Fred Leppard (Ruth). Fondly remembered by her nieces and nephews. A special thank you to her cousin Maggie Lynn Chapman and to Madge Jeffery for their support and friendship. A celebration of life was held at the Blair & Son Funeral Home, 15 Gore St. W. Perth on Saturday, May 12th, 2018 at 10:00 A.M. For those who wish, donations to the Great War Memorial Hospital Foundation would be appreciated.

BRIAN (BARNEY) FRANCIS COUGLE

February 17, 1946 to May 6, 2018 Passed away May 6, 2018 after a short illness in Truro, Nova Scotia at the age of 72. Brian was born (twin brother to Bryant) on February 17th, 1946 in Fort Fairfield, Maine, USA. His nickname given by family and friends was ‘Barney’. Brian is survived by his two sons Derek and Bradley of Calgary and twin brother Bryant (Susan), Ottawa, brother David (late Christine), of St. Augustine, Florida and sisters Audrey of Vancouver and Katherine Nesrallah (late Ron) of Carleton Place. Predeceased by his parents Donald and Annie (Mahaney) Cougle of Almonte. Brian lived in many different places during his lifetime Perth, NB, Ottawa, Ont., Calgary, AB and then Truro, NS. He received his diploma in Business Administration from SAIT, in Calgary in 1973. He had many different occupations while living in Calgary and then retired to Truro. He went through life with only a right eye and never ever complained. Funeral services are being arranged. His ashes will be spread on the Saint John River in July, as per his wishes.

Buffam, Douglas Walter

Tragically, as the result of an accident, in Smiths Falls, on Monday May 7, 2018, at the age of 53. Dear son of Elizabeth Buffam. Predeceased by his father Walter Buffam. Brother of Cheryl (Terry Proulx), Karen (Scott Drew) and Krista (Trace Drew). Proud uncle of several nieces and nephews. Friends may support the family at the Alan R. Barker Funeral Home 19 McArthur Avenue, Carleton Place, on Wednesday May 16, 2018 from 12 noon until time of the service in the chapel at 2:00 p.m. For those who wish, a donation to the Sunnybrook Foundation - Ross Tilley Burn Centre would be appreciated by the family.

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Brooks, Arthur George

Art passed away peacefully in the Perley Rideau Veterans Health Centre, Ottawa on Friday, May 11th, 2018 in his 97th year. He was predeceased by his parents Samuel and Clara (Dyke) Brooks and his sister Margery Rideout. Art was the adored husband of Rita (Albert) Brooks and father of Marc (Janice) Brooks. He was the proud grandfather of Shauna Brooks (Dave Hodge), Jillian Brooks and Derek (Stephanie Breda) Brooks and great grandfather of Jaxson. Art will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by his sister June (late Tom) Parrish, his nephews, nieces and friends. The family would like to thank the wonderful staff of Gatineau 1 North and Rideau 1 South, Perley Rideau Veterans Health Centre for their care and compassion during the past two and onehalf years. Friends may pay their respects at the Blair & Son Funeral Home, 15 Gore St., West, Perth on Thursday May 17th, 2018 from 9:30 to 10:30 A.M. followed by a funeral service at 10:30 A.M. Interment Elmwood Cemetery. In remembrance of Art, contributions to the Alzheimer’s Society of Lanark County “Day Away Program” or Rideau Veteran’s Health Centre Foundation would be appreciated.

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deHOOG, Edith

(Retired - Government of Canada) At The Grove Nursing Home in Arnprior on Wednesday evening, May 9th, 2018; Edith Hilda deHoog formerly of Osgoode passed away at the age of 85 years. Beloved wife of the late Karl deHoog (1987). Dearly loved mother of Karen (Jane Lunney) of Fitzroy Harbour; Ingrid of Orléans and Linda Carkner (Rob) of Metcalfe. Predeceased by her only son, Michael. Cherished grandmother of Pamela, Vanessa, Ryan, Sean, Brandon and Amanda. Predeceased by her sister, Anna. A private family service will take place at the Pilon Family Funeral Home and Chapel Ltd., 50 John Street North, Arnprior. Interment Elmview Cemet DeHoogery, Kars, Ontario. The family wish to express sincere thanks to the staff at The Grove for the exceptional care provided to both Mom and the family over the past few months. In memory, please consider a donation to The Grove Nursing Home Redevelopment Fund would be most appreciated. Condolences/Donations www.pilonfamily.ca

Morton, Jessie Lois (nee McFarland)

Went to be with her Lord on May 9th, 2018, at the age of 82. Sister of Glenn (Jean) McFarland, Carol Sikes and Dennis McFarland. Survived by many nephews and nieces in the McFarland and Morton families. She will be missed by her brothers-in-law Raymond (Susan) Morton and Jack (Cindy) Morton. Jessie was predeceased by her dear husband James (Jim) Morton, brother Ralph McFarland and parents John and Theda (Harrington) McFarland. Friends visited the family at the Alan R. Barker Funeral Home, 19 McArthur Ave. Carleton Place, on Monday May 14th, 2018, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and on Tuesday May 15th, 2018, from 9:30 a.m. until the funeral service in the Chapel at 10:30 a.m. Internment followed the funeral service at Auld Kirk Cemetery, Almonte. Donations in lieu of flowers and in honor of Jessie may be made to Smith Falls Reformed Church or Gideons Canada. Our sure and certain hope is in Jesus who said, “I am the resurrection and the life. Whoever believes in me, though he die, yet shall he live.” John 11:25

Passed away at the Smiths Falls Hospital on Monday, May 7, 2018 at the age of 72. Grant is predeceased by his wife Anna (nee Gilligan). He is survived by his son Joseph Cowen, his daughter Leeann (Curtis) Macpherson, grandsons Jake, Connor and Ryan Macpherson, his beloved cat Lizzie, and his best friend Willy. He will be sadly missed by his sister Judy (Bill Plaxton) and his brother Clayton (Stephanie). He is also survived by his sister-in-law Isabel Craig and brother-in-law Arthur (Margaret) Gilligan as well as his many nieces, nephews and extended family. Grant is also pre-deceased by his parents Henry and Jean (nee Clayton) Cowen, his siblings Hughine, Bernice (William Storey), William, Elizabeth (Tom McGonigle), Donald (Sandra), Vincent (Marion) and Diane (William Maw). Cremation has taken place and there will be a private graveside service held for the immediate family at Victoria Lawn Cemetery in St. Catharines. If desired memorial donations may be made to Furry Tales Cat Rescue, The Table Community Food Centre, or a local charity of your choice.

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HENNIGER, Martha Ellen died suddenly in Brockville, Ontario on Saturday, October 28th, 2017. Born in Smiths Falls on June 1st, 1949 to the late Perry and Ella Henniger. Loving mother, much missed by her son Ford Henniger. Survived by her three older siblings James Henniger (Isabel) of Peterborough, Susan Clarke (Alen) of Ottawa, Ross Henniger (Gay) of Chaffey’s Lock. Mourned by her nieces and nephews Peter Henniger (Catherine O’Brien), Rachel Knapp, Matthew Henniger, Perry Clarke (Kim), Sarah Clarke (Terry Goulah), Michael Henniger (Catherine) and Jo Henniger. Fondly remembered by many of her great nieces and nephews, cousins and friends. A Memorial Service will be held in the Chapel of the Scotland Funeral Home, 27 Main Street, Elgin on Saturday May 19 at 11:00 a.m. I Have desired to go Where springs not fail, To fields where flies no sharp and sided hail And a few lilies blow. And I have asked to be Where no storms come, Where the green swell is in the havens dumb, And out of the swing of the sea. www.scotlandfuneralhome.com

Irene Boudreau Long Irene Boudreau Long passed away on Jan 5, 2018 at the Palliative Care unit of the Brockville General Hospital. Irene is mourned by her husband, Brady Long, her daughter Colleen Gowan (Chris), grandchildren Keira, Jordan and Adam, her sister Marie Smith (Leo), her brothers Alan (Sandy) and Ronald Boudreau and many nieces and nephews. Irene was a teacher for many years in Montreal, Ottawa and Alberta and ended her career as Principal of the School of Hope, a home schooling program in rural Alberta with over three thousand students enrolled at one point. She leaves behind many friends and colleagues across the country. A Funeral Mass will be held at Holy Cross Catholic Church, 505 Clothier Street West, Kemptville on Saturday May 26, 2018 at 11 a.m. Funeral Luncheon to follow. Donations in lieu of flowers to the Palliative Care unit building fund, Brockville General Hospital (bdhfoundation.com). Our deepest thanks to the wonderful and caring staff of the Palliative Care unit. Arrangements entrusted to the Byers Funeral Home, South Mountain (613-989-3836). Online condolences may be made at www.byersfuneralhome.com

BURNS William (Bill) Ernest

William (Bill) Ernest Burns age 79, passed away Monday, May 7th 2018 at the Perth and Smiths Falls District Hospital in Smiths Falls. He was born on January 10th, 1939 in Franktown. Bill was the oldest son of Harry and Elsie (Kelford) Burns. Bill came from a family of 11 children. He is survived by sisters Audrey (Dale), Dorothy (late Donald), Alice, Ruth (late Lorne), Lorraine and brothers Allan (late Sandra), Gordon (Norma), and Howard (Shelley) and was predeceased by brothers Raymond (Anne) and David (Linda). Coming from such a large bunch instilled in him great values of not only family but drive, work ethic, and determination. These characteristics allowed him to pursue many different opportunities throughout his life. When Bill was 16, he enlisted into the Military for a short time. He then was a truck driver for many years. Bill owned and operated “Burns Construction”, raced horses, farmed and raised a beautiful family of 3 boys, Philip Ernest (Lianne Brennan), Christopher Harry (Karen Yanosik), and William Daniel (Pam Hughes) with his beloved wife of 60 years, Elizabeth (Betty) Ann (Himmelman). Bill will be remembered as a gentle, funny, intelligent, stubborn, and loving grandpa to Jared (Rachel), Nicholas (Melissa), Alyssa (Justin), Brittany (Matt), Davey (Kara), Hannah, Zoë, and Emily and great grandpa to Payton, Lauren, Parker, Whitley, Jack, Jessie, and Sydney. Over time, Bill could be found in his shop, tinkering with chainsaws and fixing small engines for family and friends. He was an avid hunter for many years and had many tales or stories to tell to any listening ear. He will be greatly missed by brother in-laws Vernon (late Iris), Robert (Pat) and Frederick (Shirley) Himmelman as well as sister in-laws Sharron Robson (late Bill) and Oriole Jones (late Bob). Predeceased by sister in-law Debra, Marjorie and Ann Marie and brother inlaw Harry Dunnigan. Left behind with wonderful memories are his many nieces and nephews, friends, extended family, customers and past colleges. Friends are invited to visit with the family at the Lannin Funeral Home, Smiths Falls on Thursday, May 10, 2018 from 2:00pm - 4:00pm & 6:00pm-8:00pm. Bill’s funeral service will be held at St. John’s Anglican Church, Smiths Falls on Friday, May 11, 2018 at 11:00am. Immediately following the service friends are welcome to join the family for a celebration of life at the Royal Canadian Legion, Smiths Falls. We look forward to hearing your stories and memories of Bill. As expressions of sympathy donations to the Diabetes Association or the St. John’s Anglican Church would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences available at www.lannin.ca.

Ferguson, A. Bruce Peacefully at Rosebridge Manor on Wednesday, May 9, 2018 in his 70th year. Beloved son of the late Elmer and Doreen Ferguson. Loving brother of Grant (Denise), Roger and Barry. Dear uncle of Mitchell, Bart, Ronnie and Angie. Predeceased by his brother Burton and nephew Ricky. Fondly remembered by many great-nieces and nephews and extended family. As per Bruce’s wishes cremation has taken place, there will be a graveside service at a later date. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Rosebridge Manor Activity Fund would be greatly appreciated by the family. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Lannin Funeral Home, Smiths Falls. Online condolences available at www.lannin.ca


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HORNE (Dowd), Phyllis

Feb. 16, 1942 - May 11, 2018 Peacefully at home on Friday May 11th, 2018. Forever loved and missed by her daughters Deborah Taylor, Sonia Snippe (Robert), sons Jamie and Jeremy. Proud Nanny of Natasha, Taylor, Zachary and Tommy. Will be greatly missed by sister Gladys Barnard (William), brother-in-law Godfrey Smith as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Now returned to the loving arms of her parents Irma and Gordon Dowd. Predeceased by her sister Geraldine Smith. Friends may gather for a Chapel and Graveside Service Thursday May 17th, at 2:30pm, at Beechwood Cemetery. Reception to follow. In memoriam donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation, appreciated.

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Thomas Joseph Stafford

Tom passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 9, 2018, in his 98th year at Victoria General Hospital. He was predeceased by his wife of 56 years, Audrey (nee McMunn) in 2003. Also predeceased by his sisters, Rita, Patricia and Norah and his daughter Sharon McBride (Keith). He will be greatly missed by his surviving children, Larry (Carol), Dale (Jane), Wayne, Jeanie (Terry), Noreen (Howard), Debbie (Steve), and Jackie (Randy) and his grandchildren, Lori Lynn, Debbie, Paul, Jenn, Krysta, Kelly, Dagny, Steven, Michael, Tess and Abby, and many great grandchildren, all of whom he loved dearly. Tom was born in Perth, Ontario, the only son of Thomas Stafford and Margaret Doyle. He was employed as a foreman in the forestry department at Ontario Hydro in Cobourg for over 30 years. He made many life long friends there. Tom took up the bagpipes in his fifties and enjoyed playing in the Cobourg Legion Pipe Band. He played his pipes for fun after that. Tom and Audrey relocated to Victoria, B.C. in 1989. Their lives in retirement took up a rhythm of frequent family gatherings and outings. Tom also became a self-taught artist and created many works of art for his family and friends. He spent his last years at the Berwick, Royal Oak. He was still meeting new people and maintaining friendships to the end. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated.

THOMAS, Anne Louise (Ferrier) 1924-2018

Anne Thomas, age 93, passed away peacefully on Tuesday,May 8, 2018 at Trillium Care Community in Kingston. Anne is predeceased by her parents Roy and Elsie Ferrier of Perth. She is survived by her children Bob (Fran), Vicki, and Cam; brother John Ferrier (Beth); sister-in-law Edith Ferrier; as well as two grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Anne’s family would like to thank the staff at Trillium Care Community for the loving care they provided for Anne. A special thank you to Anne’s niece, Heather Kelly, who along with her husband Darren, helped Anne in her later years. Funeral services will be held at St George’s Cathedral in Kingston on Saturday, May 26, 2018 at 9:30 AM with internment to follow at the Upper Scotch Line Cemetery in Perth. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Alzheimer Society of KFL&A or charity of choice will be appreciated. IN CARE OF SIMPLER TIMES CREMATION SERVICE 613-389-7223 /613-382-3683 on-line condolences www.simplertimes.com

Peacefully at the Almonte General Hospital on Tuesday evening, May 8, 2018; Warren Kenneth Snider of Pakenham passed away at the age of 73. Beloved partner of Sandee Ostojic. Loved father of Andra Mayer (Tedd) of Kanata, Greg of Eganville, Jeff of Ottawa and Kaleb (Emily Truman) of Calgary. Cherished grandfather of Rebecca and Jakob. Dear brother of Joan Richard, Gail Herrick and Wayne Snider and brother-in-law of Audrey Snider. Son of the late Harry and Edna (nee Reid) Snider, Warren was also predeceased by siblings: Charlie, Roy, Harry, Glen, Irene Finch and Carol Snider. He is also survived by his former spouses: Lori Victor of Ottawa and Elaine Agnew of Eganville as well as many nieces, nephews and many many good friends. Relatives and friends may pay their respects during visitation at the Pilon Family Funeral Home and Chapel Ltd., 50 John Street North, Arnprior on Friday evening, May 18th from 7 to 9 p.m. and again on Saturday morning, May 19th from 10 to 10:45. A Tribute to Warren will follow in the Pilon Family Chapel at 11 o’clock. In memory, please consider a donation to your favorite charity. Condolences/Donations www.pilonfamily.ca

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Sweeney, Barrie 1954-2018

After a brave fight with illness Barrie passed away peacefully at Kingston General Hospital April 26, 2018. Survived by his loving wife Brenda (Langman) dear father Sean (Elisa) and David (Tristan), grandsons Jack and Everett, loving son of Irene Sweeney. Predeceased by his father Hillis and sister Brenda Sweeney Uden (Michael). Buriel took place May 5, 2018 in Kingston.

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We the family of the late Jean Paul wish to express our heartfelt thanks to those who came and attended her service, for acts of kindness, sympathy extended, flowers, cards, visits, telephone calls, compassion from friends and neighbours. Also her pallbearers which consisted of her grandchildren, great grandchildren and her nephew. Thanks also to Dr. Drake and all the wonderful staff at Stoneridge Manor in Carleton Place who made her last seven years through their excellent, attentive and dedicated care made it home for her. Thank you to the ones who gave contributions to Hopetown Cemetery and St. Paul’s United Church in Perth. We would also like to thank all the staff at the Blair and Son Funeral Home in Perth for their professionalism and support in our difficult time and Grace Vaters for her wonderful service and support following. We are grateful for the time we got to spend with her and will always be remembered. Her passion was her home at 46 Gore St. W. Perth and her chihuahua’s. Janice Bron and Families

Donald James Beaupre May 20th 2008. Those we love remain with us For love itself lives on, And cherished memories never fade Because a loved one’s gone. Those we love can never be More than a thought apart, For as long as there is memory, They’ll live on in our heart. Mark, Chris, Jason and families.

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VERNA (TYSICK) DURANT A Celebration Of Life is to be held for Verna who passed away peacefully on January 9th at HiIlltop Manor. Verna will be laid to rest at 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 26, 2018 at Christ Church Cemetery in Burritts Rapids. The family will be holding a celebration of Verna’s life from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 212 in Kemptville. All are welcome to come and share their memories and stories.

FITCHELL, Marilyn Isabell (nee Gorham)

Pamela (Farris) Chan 1963-2017

Friends of Pamela, and of her family, are invited to a reception in her honour on May 26, 2018 at 1:30pm at the Perth Curling Club, 33 Beckwith St. E. Perth. Please bring your favourite memories of Pamela to share.

We would like to invite you to join us in celebrating Mom’s life on Saturday May 26th at Lombardy Public School auditorium. The time will be drop in from 1:00PM - 4:00PM. Please bring your stories, pictures and fondest memories of our Mom to help us celebrate a life well lived by someone who has touched so many lives. Light refreshments will be served. As well, there will be school photos and mementos which Mom has collected over the years. Please feel free to contact Yvonne Fitchell at yvonne.fitchell@gmail.com or 780-660-7591 if you’re able to attend so that we may have an idea of numbers.

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With heavy hearts we announce that Earl Schultz of Arnprior passed away at the Almonte General Hospital while surrounded by loved ones on Wednesday evening, May 9th, 2018. He was 80. Beloved husband for almost 54 years of Joyce (nee Evans). Dearly loved father of Deborah O’Connor (Daniel) of Pakenham and Brent (Leanne) of Castleford. Cherished and proud “Pop” of Thomas (LeighAnn), Patrick (Samantha), Jesse, Liam and Emma and “G-Pop” of Elizabeth, Naomi and Jacob. Dear brother of Gerald (Ruth) of Kanata; Lois Nicoll (late Clifford) and Lloyd (late Elaine), both of Arnprior. Predeceased by 4 brothers: Keith, Kenny (late Josie), Jack (late Joan) and Bob (late Bev) as well as sisters: Betty Campbell (late George) and infant Maria. Special brother-in-law of Bob Evans (Patsy LeBlanc) of Cape Breton, N.S and Cathy Hunt (William) of Arnprior. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Friends were invited to join Earl’s family during visitation at the Pilon Family Funeral Home and Chapel Ltd., 50 John Street North, Arnprior on Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and again on Monday from 10 to 10:45. A Tribute to Earl followed in the Pilon Family Chapel at 11 o’clock. Interment Malloch Road Cemetery, Arnprior. In Earl’s memory, a donation to the Almonte General Hospital would be appreciated. Condolences/Donations/Webcast www.pilonfamily.ca

It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Gerry on April 30, 2018. A celebration of Gerry’s life will be held at a later date. Happy Sailing Gerry - from your dear friends. Ken and Juliette Thomson

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(Founder of Kitchenalia, Westboro) (Warren’s Antiques, Pakenham)

At the age of 53, Greg died suddenly at the Kemptville District Hospital on Sunday May 13, 2018. He will be sadly missed by his brother Roy (Eleanor) and his sister Sheila Coughler. Uncle of Bobby (Fro), Scott Coughler, Tammy (Russ) Crowder, Tracy Armstrong, and Stephanie Coughler. Great uncle of Dylan & Brandi Crowder; Angie, Jordan & Damon Armstong. Fondly remembered by many close friends and family. A Memorial service will be held at the Byers Funeral Home, 2990 Church Street, South Mountain (613-989-3836) on Saturday May 26, 2018 at 11 a.m. Interment South Gower Cemetery. By family request donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Online condolences may be made at www.byersfuneralhomeinc.com

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DONALD F.C. WRIGHT – In loving memory of my dear husband, loving father, father-in-law, grandfather and great-grandfather who left us two years ago on May 20, 2016. If we could visit heaven On this, our saddest day, Maybe for a moment Our pain would go away. We’d put our arms around you And whisper words so true. That living life without you Has been very hard to do. We cannot bring the old days back When we were all together. But loving thoughts and memories Will stay with us forever. Forever loved, never forgotten Your Family Donna Randy (Sherry), Vicki (Dan), Shelley (Paul), Penny (Mark) 9 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren

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In loving memory of Gwen Malloy (Graham) May 21, 1958-September 22, 2017 Her life was full of kindly deeds, A helping hand to all in need. Sincere and true in heart and mind, A memory sweet she left behind. Sadly missed and lovingly remembered Your friends

McDANIEL - In memory of Terry (Turk). May 17, 2011 Remembering you can make me smile Bring laughter or a tear. How precious are those memories That keep you ever near. Although I cannot touch your hand Or sit and laugh with you. I miss you in so many ways And the things we use to do. Always loved Betty

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McDOUGALL - In loving memory of a very “special” Mom/Nan, Dorothy who passed away five years ago, May 21, 2013. Today recalls a memory, Of our “Mom/Nan” laid to rest, We are sad here without you, But we all have done our best. Your voice, your music, your memories you left us, We cherish each day of our lives, May God bless and keep you, Forever eternal rest. Missing you and all our love, Diane, Elwin and families

In loving memory of Owen Pepper, loving husband and father and grandfather and great grandfather 1938-2016. We watched you suffer, We heard you sigh, But all we could do Was just stand by. When the time came, We suffered too, For you never deserved What you went through. God took your hand, And we had to part, Eased your pain, But broke our hearts, You left beautiful memories, Your love is still our guide And although we can’t see you, You are always by our side. Sadly missed and always loved Wife Carole, Susan, Oune, Ace, Fred and families

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Mom and (Great) Grandma, a year has passed since you left us, but we hold your memory in our hearts and minds each and every day. Our Mom is a never-ending song in our hearts of comfort, happiness and being. We may sometimes forget the words but we always remember the tune. Children and their Mother never truly part, being bound in the beating of our hearts. To live in the hearts we leave behind is not to die. Until we meet again. Love Forever, Pam, Terry, Blake, Heather, Joe, Crystal, Herb, Corry, Jilian, Will, Talia

SOUTER - In loving memory of a dear son, father, grandpa, brother and uncle, David George who passed away on May 19, 2016. A silent thought, a secret tear, Keeps His memory ever near, Time takes away the edge of grief, But memory turns back every leaf. Loved and remembered by Bill, Marilyn, Shanna, David, Olive, Jim, Loretta, Michael, Holly, Tim, Adeline and Ethan

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Every Saturday All Summer, Arnprior 100 Skill Drills each session 613-294-7237 finnertyhockey.com FOR SALE 1993 Ford F250, diesel, flatdeck, runs great, as is; $500. Fiberglass rowboat, 12’; $100. 1936 Wood rowboat and trailer; $1000. 613-283-9238 A COMPETITIVE PRICE ON STEEL ROOFING IN STOCK - 29ga, Various colours,soffit & fascia Windows: REBAR, skylight sheets, custom trim. barn/door track & trolleys. Nails & Screws. Storage Sheds. Come see us for a price. Levi Weber, 2126 Stone Rd., RR#2 Renfrew

5 Generations of firewood sales, all hardwood, cut and split. Stored inside. 613-253-8006.

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LAWN & GARDEN Showroom jammed with Ariens & Gravely Zero-turns & Husqvarna tractors. Free local delivery. Service after sales since 1999. Pete’s Lawn & Marine 613-267-7053.

WANTED Wanted - furnace oil, will remove tank if possible. Call 613-479-2870.

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2 NUBIAN X Faanen Adding warmth to your life doelings, born January. for over 25 years. Cut, $150 each. split or log lengths. Deliv- 613-269-4224 ered or picked up. Phone Greg Knops cell: 2 RED Angus Semmental Cross heifers. 2 years 613-340-1045 old, asking $1500 each. 613-658-3358 after 7pm 613-292-5783. Dry Hardwood cut split, & Wanted to buy, horses, delivered. Prompt delivery colts and ponies, all types. $350/full cord. Contact Bob Perkins at 613-267-5772 613-342-6030. Lumber Pine, Hemlock, or Hardwood for barn, building, or repairs /horse shelters & garden sheds. 613-267-5772

WANTED TO RENT: 56-year-old male, nonsmoker, looking for 1bedroom apartment, ground floor/elevator. No pets. References available. 613-256-3973

COMMERCIAL RENT Smiths Falls, 2nd floor

Commercial Bldg to Rent, Smiths Falls, 3000 sq ft. $1450 per month Snapper Riding Mower, 613-223-7914 Model RER110, B&S 11.5hp, 28” cut, shift on HALL RENTAL the go. Excellent Condition. Purchased new HANLEY HALL 2014. 613-258-1610 Corner of McGill & William Sts.

Wanted: Collector/Researcher looking for Old Wooden Duck Decoys. Interested in buying, photographing and learning about their origin. Also other old carvings. Free appraisals, confidential no Cedar pickets, rails, post hassle. 613-376-6723 & mill logs for sale. Call or 613-888-9540 text 613-913-7958. Wanted for scrap: cars, trucks, vans and appliancFridges, stoves, dish- es. Phone 613-551-6698. washer’s, washers, driers and freezers sold with free VEHICLES 30 day warranty. Extended warranty is available. De- Wanted: Classic & Vintage livery available. Dan Peters cars & trucks. Please call Sales Centre - 3768 Hwy Mark 613-360-2699. 43 west, Smiths Falls. Open Fridays, Saturdays & FARM Sundays 12 pm - 5 pm. We meet by appointment 613-285-4224 Dan Peters. 4x5 Round bales of hay, 40 years in the appliance stored inside, horse or cow hay. 613-253-8006 business. We Buy & Sell.

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Dad, father-in-law and Grandpa, John Baker, who passes away May 19, 1993. Your photo stands in pride of place, A lovely smile lights up your face, You always seem to be so near, How I wish Dad, You were still here. Missing you always, Sharon, Kevin, Meagan, April & Lynn

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Smiths Falls, bachelor apartment, all inclusive, including a/c, wifi & parkFOR RENT ing. $700/mnth. first/last. 1 Bedroom Apartment, 613-889-2894 Jasper, 45x85 lot, washer, dryer hookup, wood heat, Smiths Falls. Room for hydro $70-$100/mnth, rent, share house. First and freshly painted. Available last month required. June 1. $775/mnth. Available June 1. Heat and 613-250-8367 hydro included. $450/month 1 Room for rent, 42 613-206-1777. Church St West, Smiths Falls, full-time working Smiths Falls, upper 1 quiet person, all inclusive, bedroom, $725 utilities included. off-street parking. $120/wk. 613-812-2400. newly renovated, available 2 bedroom upper duplex i m m e d i a t e l y . in Carleton Place. Quiet, 613-283-2266. smoke-free, ideal for single adult. Parking, fridge, stove, & heat included. LEGAL $720/month + hydro. Sept. 1. 613-256-1781. NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND Carleton Place, Seniors OTHERS 50’s Plus Building. No smoking, no pets. First All claims against the & last months rent estate of Wynetta $750.00 & up. 1 & 2 Janet Mitton, late of bedroom apartments. the Township of Call 613-863-6487 or 613-720-9860 Drummond-North Elmsley, in the Code Apartments. Smiths Province of Ontario Falls. Spacious, bright, 2 who died on the 26th bedroom in clean, quiet, day of March, 2018 adult building. Fridge, must be filed with the stove, parking, laundry fa- undersigned personal cilities. 613-283-7779. representative on or before the 20th day of Colonel By Luxury adult June, 2018, after apartments. Close to which date the estate County Fair Mall in will be distributed Smiths Falls. Air condihaving regard only to tioning, exercise room, the claims of which party room, library and the Estate Trustee elevator. 613-283-9650. then shall have notice. Franktown, newly renovated, 2 bedroom with gar- Dated at Smiths Falls, age, heat, hydro, fridge this 27th day of April, and stove included. No 2018, pets. $1400/month. Call Andrew Mitton 613-283-8387. 39 Main Street E, Smiths Falls, ON, K7A 1A3 You’ll be

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MY CLIENT is seeking property in need of repair or renovation, for a spring work project. Also, need small acreage or hobby farm for cash client. Also call me for premium price on your waterfront property. Call Gerry Hudson: 1-613-449-1668. Sales Representative of Remax Riverview Realty Ltd. BroSmiths Falls, 2 bedroom townhouse, close to high- kerage school & mall, newly renovated. Asking $99,500. MY CLIENT seeks waterfront cottages or homes in 613-253-4274 or any condition for cash. 613-614-2914 Call Gerry Hudson: 1-613-449-1668. Sales Classifieds Representative of Remax Riverview Realty Ltd. BroGet Results! kerage

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Group Home in Carleton Place, cook, clean supervised residence, qualifications: CPR, first aide, food handling course, criminal record check, hours are 11-6pm part-time, provide own transportation. For more info call Lisa. 613-253-0853

Looking for part-time travel agent. Must have good customer service skills and experience on Galileo. Only candidates with TICO will be considered for position. C o n t a c t : 1038@travelplus.ca

A Load to the dump Cheap! Clean up renovations, clutter, garage sale junk or dead trees brush. 613-899-7269.

Are you concerned about someone’s drinking? There is help available for you in AL-ANON/Alateen. Call 613-284-6100, 257-3138, 272-3105, 203-3713, 826-2566, 283-3920. Overeaters Anonymous 613-264-5158

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Handyman Service looking for full time labourers to do handyman work, landscaping, cutting grass, yard cleanup. 613-267-5460.

Office Administration Position Available, for busy Plumbing Company. Part-time to start, with Full-time within the year. Email resume to publowsplumoffice9@bell net.ca

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House cleaning available. Also will work for Veteran’s Affairs, I do it all. Once a week, bi-weekly or only when needed. I promise honest work and satisA Small Job or More. faction. Call Bonny at R e n o v a t i o n s / R e p a i r s . 613-284-2440 or cell: Kitchen & Bath, Tub-to- 613-284-7929. shower conversions, grab bars, painting, plumbing, Kerry’s Kartage flooring, tile, countertops, 613-283-9271 lawn care, decks. 613-858-1390, power sweeping, tractor 613-257-7082. and loader rental, cottage road grading, landscapCertified Mason. 15 years ing, topsoil, gravel. experience. Chimney repair, restoration, parging, repointing. Brick, block Lawn & yard care, mowand stone. Small/big job ing, trimming, brush & despecialist. Free estimates. bris clean-up Reasonable 613-250-0290. rates. 613-283-7782

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Forklift License (Counter Balance) & Propane Certification an asset Physical Labour & Lifting Involved Monday to Friday (40 Hours) Benefit Package & Pension Plan Available

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We appreciate all applications but will contact only those who have been selected for an interview.

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Resumes of suitable candidates will be presented to the employer(s). Please note, this is an application to participate in an Employment Ontario, Employment Service program for job seekers aged 15 to 65+ and these are not paid positions within Algonquin College.

Taggart Construction Limited is looking for a candidate to fill the role of heavy Equipment Mechanic, is responsible for mechanical repairs on the Heavy Equipment. 3 years experience in hydraulic and hystat repair and maintenance

40 Sunset Blvd. Suite #102, Perth

Journeyman certification as either a Truck or Coach Technician (310T) or Heavy-Duty Equipment Mechanic (421A)is preferred

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Should be familiar with streets and surrounding roads. Top of the industry remuneration paid. Excellent supplemental income for semi-retired and retired persons. Please call Brett

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Job Posting – Store Manager, Jewels Gently Used Clothing Perth Location (3 month contract) Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lanark County is a dynamic organization dedicated to helping children reach their full potential through mentoring. Managing an ever growing need from area families, the agency continues to rely on its two thrift stores to help fund its programs. Jewels Perth is a large and busy store, and has a dynamic and dedicated team of reliable volunteers. Currently the agency is looking to hire a short term Store Manager for the Perth location of Jewels Gently Used Clothing to cover a leave of absence. The position is a part time position (25 hours/week) and will be a 3 month contract with possibility for renewal. The Manager leads a team of volunteers in operating the store, creating schedules, planning specials and promotions, doing basic book-keeping, and working to achieve sales goals set out by the agency Board of Directors in an annual budget. For more information about the position, or to apply, please email jennifer.miller@bigbrothersbigsisters.ca before May 25th, 2018 at 12 noon.

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energy, dynamic, professional to fill the following Lanark County is seeking a high regular full-time management opportunity in our Social Services Department starting July 2, 2018.

REGULAR FULL-TIME CHILDREN’S SERVICES MANAGER (POSTING #SS2018-004)

MANDATE: Reporting to the Director of Social Services, the Children’s Services Manager will manage and provide leadership to the Children’s Services staff as well as administer the budget process. They will develop strong partnerships with licensed child care providers including non-profit, municipal and commercial operators and school boards, as well as other community service providers in order to facilitate ongoing engagement and communication that results in planning processes that respond to the diverse needs of children, families and service providers. In addition, they will respond in the event of a Peacetime Emergency. Explore this rewarding opportunity and learn more about the requirements for this position, including application deadline, by visiting employment opportunities on our website at: www.lanarkcounty.ca

CHIEF BUILDING OFFICIAL/BY-LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER Reporting to the Planner, the Chief Building Official is responsible for the statutory duties under the Building Code Act and as such is responsible for the administration of the Act and Ontario Building Code regulations for all construction in the municipality. A detailed job description is available on the Township website at www.tayvalleytwp.ca. The Township is seeking a motivated and results oriented individual to join our team with a working knowledge and understanding of the Building Code Act, Ontario Building Code, Ontario Plumbing Code, Ontario Fire Code and other applicable Municipal, Provincial and Federal laws, possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills and a working knowledge of MS Office suite software and experience with GIS. The ideal candidate will have acquired post-secondary courses in engineering technology or architectural technology or an equivalent field of study, is qualified and registered with the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing (Quarts) in the following categories: CBO Legal, Small Buildings, Large Buildings, House, Plumbing All Building, Plumbing House, HVAC House, Building Services, Building Structural, Detection Lighting and Power, and Wood Energy Technology Transfer would be considered an asset, have experience in by-law enforcement and property standards, have a valid Class ‘G’ driver’s license and have a minimum of five (5) years’ experience in a municipal capacity as the Chief Building Official, or other applicable experience involving the Building Code and Building Code Act. CBCO and BCQ designations would be considered an asset as would Fall Arrest/Confined Spaces training. The 2018 salary range is $65,392 to $72,654 (for a 40 hour work week in the summer and a 30 hour work week in the winter) and a competitive benefit package and participation in OMERS makes this an attractive full-time permanent position for the right candidate. Please submit a cover letter and resume no later than 12:00 p.m. on Friday, May 25th, 2018 in confidence to: Tay Valley Township Amanda Mabo, Clerk 217 Harper Road, Perth, ON, K7H 3C6 or e-mail: clerk@tayvalleytwp.ca

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Tay Valley Township is an equal opportunity employer, committed to ensuring all candidates are able to participate in the interview process fully and equally. If contacted for employment, please let us know if you require any accommodations to ensure you can participate fully and equally during the recruitment and selection process. We thank all applicants for their interest and only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Personal information collected from applications is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, and will be used to determine qualifications for employment. Questions about the collection of Information should be directed to the Clerk at the address indicated above.


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Multi family sale, something for everyone, Sat. and Sun. May 19 and 20. 498 Honeyborne Street, Almonte.

The Annual Perthmore Subdivision Yard Sale

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Will be held on Multi Family Yard Sale, May 19th 2018 Saturday, May 19th, 8-1. from 8am ~ 1pm 1976 Drummond Conc 30 Abbott St. S. Smiths Bishops Mills Community 1, Ω mile off Hwy 43 Falls, 7:30-noon, May Yard Sales. Saturday, May (turn across from 3M). Yard Sale-Moving Sale 19, furniture, dishes, ap- 19, map available at the furniture, sporting goods, Community Hall after 8 am. pliances, rain or shine. clothing and house hold items. 71 Cockburn St. Annual Perthshire Downsizing Garage Sale: Perth. May 19. 7am-12 May 20th and 21st 9am Multi-Family Share your on 101 Sherbrooke St E GARAGE SALE Perth ON. Everything special moments MAY 19 must go for pictures of with your 8AM-12 NOON items pls contact: Off Rogers Road, en660ca@yahoo.ca GARAGE SALE

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Indoor Garage Sale May 19th & 20th Massey Ferguson items, fishing, hunting, sm boat trailer, antiques, gardening 613-489-3627 North Gower 7014 4th line Rd

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Hinton Dodge Chrysler has 1 Permanent Full Time Position to fill immediately. We offer Competitive Pay, Benefit Plans and a State of the Art Facility. We are looking for Career Orientated, Energetic Self Starters with Great Communication Skills. Position: Automotive Service Technician (310S) • Licensed Automotive Technician. • Must be able to Test and Repair Automotive Systems and Components to manufacturers specifications. • Must be able to Perform Scheduled Maintenance and also advice Customers on work performed and required future maintenance. • Must be able to work independently. Qualified candidates can either mail or email a copy of their resume to: Attention: Kevin Ireton Hinton Dodge Chrysler 110 Ewart Ave.. Perth, ON K7H 3M6 Email: kevin.i@hintondodge.ca

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Auction SAle Monday, May 21, 2018 – 10:00 AM For Mr. Tim Peddie 1091 Bellamy Mills Rd, Almonte ON K0A 1A0 From Clayton turn right on Bellamy Mills Road to 1091 4210 Case tractor 72hp/cab & air (as new/reserve.), 74” Auger snowblower 434, 40hp IH tractor, 6’ snowblower, hay fork, spear, bucket, 72” Bush Hog spreader, 10’ army trailer, roller, chipper/ Briggs motor, Stihl chainsaw, 18hp Cub Cadet mower, IH Hydro Cadet 382/38” mower, Fisher stove, Findlay box stove, paddle boat, 340 Skidoo, bicycles, Qty building supplies, 2 lifts of 42x72 aspenite, steel & lumber, angle iron, flat stock radiant heat panels, heat cables, large qty electrical supplies, wire, copper rods, PVC piping, hardware fittings, etc, extension ladders, wheelbarrows, table saw, barn vent, doors, windows, shelving, qty of old and used tools, 12’ & 16’ farm gates, dining tables & chairs, dressers, night stands, bed frames, Lazy Boy, bar tables & stools, coffee table, desks, corner cabinet, child’s rocker, kitchen table & chairs, qty smalls, qty scrap, dishes, kids art supplies, Karaoke machine, etc, ant. drop front desk, ant. washstand, sideboard, qty collectables, wooden chest, antique chest of drawers and much more! Rain or Shine! Canteen on site TERMS: CASH OR CHEQUE WITH ID Owner & Auctioneer not liable in case of loss or accident.

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UNRESERVED REAL ESTATE AUCTION 2 DAY AUCTION EXTRAVAGANZA INCLUDING CONTENTS OF ANTIQUE SHOP ANTIQUES, COLLECIBLES & MEMORABLIA FOR OTTER CREEK ANTIQUES

to be held on site @ 26 Blacksmith Rd., Lombardy, ON K0G 1L0 @ the junction of Hwy 15 & Cty Rd # 1 (Rideau Ferry Rd.) on Sat., May 19/18 @ 9 am & Mon., May 21/18 @ 9 am Real Estate will be sold @ 11 am on Sat., May 19/18

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Saturday, May 26 at 10:00 am

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2002 EBY Roughneck 5th wheel stock trailer, 24’ X 8’, 1 slider door, 1 divider door, 17.7 x 6.75 tires, this trailer is in excellent condition – new tires, never winter driven, sells safety checked; Ford TL100 4WD w/ 52LA loader, full load cab, 18.4 x 34 rears, 14.9 x 24 fronts, 4960 hrs; hyd bale grapple; HLA bucket and grapple – new; bale spear; Ford 4000 diesel tractor w/ loader; John Deere 1360 discbine - 9’ cut; Claas Volto 52T tedder w/ hyd lift – excellent condition; H&S Hi Capacity 14 wheel rake w/ centre kicker wheel- top condition; New Holland BR740 Silage Special round baler, makes 4’x5’ hard core bales- excellent condition; NH B27 P bale wrapper, self loading- like new; Other Farm Machinery; Cattle Handling and Feeding Equipment; Show Equipment and Miscellaneous Articles. See jamesauction.com for a more detailed listing and pictures. Terms of Sale – Cash, Debit or Cheque with Proper ID Prop: Jean O’Connor James Auction Service Ltd. Stewart James Stewart James Jr. Erin James-Merkley 613-445-3269 613-222-2815 613-277-7128 Note: Plan to attend this interesting farm machinery, cattle handling and show equipment auction. Machinery has been stored inside and everything is in good condition. Refreshments available. Owner and Auctioneers not responsible for loss or accidents.

Formerly a c1837, stone, Bell switchboard company bldg. w/ an additional turn-of-the-century red brick bldg plus an add-on cinder block bldg. Main floor features 3 rooms & 2 pce bath. 2nd level features 3 rooms w/ a partially constructed unfinished loft. Elec. F/A furnace. 200amp service. Stone basement houses an abundance of storage space. On well & septic. Surveyed. Lot size 0.27 acres (+/-). Zoned; Commercial. Taxes: $2877.00 (+/-). This property will be sold unreserved regardless of price. Consider that characteristic buildings seldom come up for sale. For private viewing, terms & conditions please call our office at 613-267-6027. Early Lanark County cupboards. 3 hanging corner cupboards. Early chests of drawers. China cabinets. Early tables (harvest, lamp, hall, games & formal). 3 Grandfather clocks. Mantle & other clocks. Showcases. Victorian burled walnut double back settee. Single & sets of chairs. Hoosier. Dressers. Treen & toleware. Decoys. Picnic & many other woven baskets. Farm style well pump. Fireplace accessories (cranes, fenders, brass mechanical wind-up rotator). Ironwork. Blacksmith forged iron. Costume jewellery. Napkin rings (some figural). Crocks. Pottery. Cranberry, Carnival, Wedgewood, Goofus, hand blown, pressed, crystal & other fine china & porcelain. Agate, enamel, granite & Bennington ware. Collectible kitchen items. c1886 sampler. Wall art (frames, prints, etchings, painting on boards & canvas). Table, floor, hanging, railroad, betty, coal oil lamps & lamp parts. Early carpentry tools. Early shoulder saw. Tin & cast train sets. Advertising memorabilia & books. Toys. Celluloid doll & many other unusual & unique articles too numerous to mention…. Wow! A 2-day auction extravaganza. You will be surprised at the huge inventory of antiques. Absolutely no reserves, everything will be sold to the highest bidder. Random order of selling. After a 22 year career & passion for antiques & collecting, the Breezes are retiring. This property has been very lucrative for the family. If you love the excitement of discovering treasures & want the freedom & financial rewards of having your own retail business, then this is a chance of employment for you. Bring a lawn chair & participate in the bidding. Visit our website for a conglomerate of photos. Cash or Cheque Only - Catering

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Auctioneers & Qualified Appraisers JIM HANDS: THE VOICE OF EXPERIENCE Phone: (613) 267-6027 www.jimhandsauction.com

Carrie Hands, CAI, CPPA, Auctioneer & Appraiser Jason Hands, Auctioneer

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-Online Only AuctionAntiques & Modern Household Furnishings Spode, Coalport & Paragon Dinnerware Collectibles, Art, Jewellery @handsauction.com Opens Friday, May 18 @ 9 a.m. Closes Thursday, May 24 @ 7 p.m. Preview Tuesday, May 22 from 4 – 6 p.m. at Hands Auction Facility, 5501 County Rd 15, R R # 2, Brockville, ON

5501 County Road 15, RR #2, Brockville, ON K6V 5T2 Phone: (613) 926-2919 E-mail: auction@handsauction.com www.handsauction.com

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AUCTION SALE for South Nation Farms Michael and Bev Ault Travel six miles north of Iroquois or five miles south of South Mountain on County Road 1 to 4278 Carman Road. SATURDAY, MAY 19 - 10:00 A.M. Universal 640D 4WD cab and loader; A.C. D19; A.C. D17 and loader; Champion 3000 W generator; Maschio 5’ rototiller; Two I.H. 990 haybines; M.F. No. 9 baler; Pronovost P6200 bale tuber; Two hay wagons; Tillage equipment; N.H. 512 manure spreader; Sprayers; BaumaLight 24” tree spade; Finishing mower; Stocker chute with automatic headgate; Assorted feeders; Fencing supplies; Riding lawnmower; For full listing, please visit www.theauctionfever.com. TERMS: CASH or APPROVED CHEQUE For information, contact Mike Ault at 613-652-2403. Auctioneer: James Cooper 613-652-4145

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Auctioneer: Frank Burns 613-267-4129

Tractors, Farm Machinery, EBY 5th Wheel Stock Trailer, Livestock Show Equipment, Feeding and Cattle Handling Equipment and Miscellaneous Articles. 7232 Franktown Rd, Richmond, On – from Richmond travel West 5 kms. Watch for Auction Signs.

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Saturday May 19th, 2018 10:00 AM sharp For the late Peter McLeod, et al, to be held at his former home located at 1385 Burnstown, Rd., White Lake, Ontario, located between White Lake and Burnstown. 2140 JD tractor – 2 wd, Laurin cab, 245 loader, 2 sets of remotes; 7’ snow blower double auger – 3 pth; 14’ Allis cultivator – hydraulic lift; gravity box on rubber; 2 farm wagons – flat decks – 3 ton; 3 pth Land Pride scraper blade – 84”; Pallet forks for JD loader; Ford 22-125 3 pth 7.5’flail mower; Pequea 7’ hay tedder. 16” DER 10 Jointer – 7’ deck; Eagle air compressor; Rockwell Beaver Wood lathe; Craftex 15” planer; 10” Craftex table saw; Saw frame; Wood Wonderful EME FV-110 1 ¼ Shaper; assorted heads; Craftex CX series Dust Collector – nearly new; Delta Sander; Mastercraft Band Saw; Sears 10” radial arm saw; 2-6” jointers; Lathe chisels; 16” KBC metal band saw; 20 ton bottle jack; Craftex CX 302 morticing machine; Homecraft 3/4’” shaper; Hausmann 10” construction saw; Kerry 13” lathe Type 1324; wooden saw horses; wooden benches; sledge hammer; axes; large assortment of hardware; homemade wood stove; XT cords; c clamps; oils and fluids; hand saws; plane; hammers; clamps; nail puller; levels; square; screw drivers; large assortment of hand tools; sanders; trowels; Anvil on stand; tie straps – load binders; drill bits; assortment of air tools; metric and imperial wrenches; sanders; air nailers; routers; circular saws; drills; Acetylene torches; laser level; T post driver; Antique platform scale; parts cleaner; Ingersoll Rand 5 HP upright air compressor – single phase; 10 sections of scaffolding complete with planking; large assortment of dry lumber – butternut, oak, pine. Assorted house hold furniture; 7 bow back antique wooden chairs; wooden table; assorted accent tables; dishes, knick knacks, hump back trunk; large quilting frames; dresser; bunk beds etc. etc. Plus many items too numerous to mention. This is an excellent offering of wood working equipment and assorted tools as well as a small offering of farm machinery and household items. Everything is in good condition and must sell. Please plan to attend. Contact: Les McLeod – 613-433-7479; Gord McLeod – 613-432-6328 Terms: Cash or Cheque Refreshments Auctioneer: John J. O’Neill 613-832-2503 www.oneillsauctions.ca Owner or Auctioneer not responsible in case of loss or accident day of sale

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3 x 31ag EvEning Auction SAlE of lAwn And gArdEn EquipmEnt, toolS, HouSEHold furniturE, AntiquES And miScEllAnEouS ArticlES 4205 Nixon Dr, Osgoode, On- from Osgoode travel Nixon Dr 5 kms South . Watch for Auction Signs.

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Having sold my farm the following will be offered for auction: Bad Boy 60” zero turn lawnmower w/ 26 hp Kawasaki engine – like new; steel trailer, 6’ x 10’ – purchased in 2017 – like new; 1986 golf cart w/ Yamaha gas motor; JD walk behind snow blower; Husqvarna whipper snipper w/ hedge trimmer and broom; lawn sprayer – like new; Karcher pressure washer w/ Honda engine; lawn sweeper; roto tiller; swing set; patio set; lawn benches; folding picnic table; gas barbeque; air compressor; chop saw; drill press; aluminum ladders; jack all; hand, garden and air tools; jacks; crowbars; 4- approx 8” x 20’ aluminum tubes and 4- approx 10” x 10’ aluminum tubes – ideal for boat docks; steel posts; wheel barrow; sand box; folding tables; garage storage cupboards; Furniture and Antiques: beautiful antique oak dresser w/ beveled glass oval mirror; antique ash dresser; parlour tables; washstand; collection of oil lamps; trunk; crocks; antique sleigh; chesterfield and 2 chairs; bedroom dresser; Queen box spring and mattress; single walnut bed; beveled glass oval mirror; rocker; coffee tables; filing cabinets; freezer; many other assorted items. Terms- Cash, Debit or Cheque with Proper ID Prop: Ron Ovens James Auction Service Ltd. Stewart James Stewart James Jr. Erin James-Merkley 613-445-3269 613-222-2815 613-277-7128 See jamesauction.com for pictures Refreshments available. Owner and Auctioneers not responsible for loss or accidents.

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Sale of Land for Tax Arrears By Public Tender

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SALE OF LAND BY PUBLIC TENDER

THE CORPORATION OF THE TOWNSHIP OF MONTAGUE Take Notice that tenders are invited for the purchase of the land described below and will be received until 3:00 p.m. local time on June 7, 2018, at the Montague Municipal Office, 6547 Roger Stevens Drive, Smiths Falls Ontario. The tenders will then be opened in public on the same day as soon as possible after 3:00 p.m. at the Montague Municipal Office, 6547 Roger Stevens Drive, Smiths Falls. Description of Land: Roll No. 09 01 000 010 38400 0000; PIN 05257-0022 (LT); Part Lot 12 Concession 3 Montague as in RS87476; Montague. File No. 16-03 Minimum Tender Amount: $9,518.64 Tenders must be submitted in the prescribed form and must be accompanied by a deposit in the form of a money order or of a bank draft or cheque certified by a bank or trust corporation payable to the municipality and representing at least 20 per cent of the tender amount. Except as follows, the municipality makes no representation regarding the title to, availability of road access or any other matters relating to the land to be sold. Responsibility for ascertaining these matters rests with the potential purchasers. This sale is governed by the Municipal Act, 2001 and the Municipal Tax Sales Rules made under that Act. The successful purchaser will be required to pay the amount tendered plus accumulated taxes, HST if applicable and the relevant land transfer tax. The municipality has no obligation to provide vacant possession to the successful purchaser. For further information regarding this sale and a copy of the prescribed form of tender, visit:

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or if no internet access available, contact: Richard Bennett Acting Treasurer The Corporation of the Township of Montague P.O. Box 755 6547 Roger Stevens Drive Smiths Falls ON K7A 4W6 613-283-7478 Ext. 240 613-283-3112 Fax treasurer@township.montague.on.ca

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MUNICIPAL ACT, 2001 SALE OF LAND BY PUBLIC TENDER THE CORPORATION OF THE TOWN OF SMITHS FALLS TAKE NOTICE that tenders are invited for the purchase of the land(s) described below and will be received until 3:00 p.m. local time on Tuesday, June 12th, 2018 at the law firm of Howard Kelford & DuBois LLP, 2 Main Street East, Smiths Falls, Ontario, K7A 1A2 Description of Lands: ROLL NO. 030-030-75800. PT LT 44 E/S MONTAGUE ST PL 13884 LANARK S MONTAGUE; PT LT 45 E/S MONTAGUE ST PL 13884 LANARK S MONTAGUE; LT 63 N/S ROBINSON AVENUE PL 13884 LANARK S MONTAGUE; PT LT 64 N/S ROBINSON AVENUE PL 13884 LANARK S MONTAGUE; PT LT 66 W/S ANNE ST PL 13884 LANARK S MONTAGUE; PT LT 66 W/S ANNE ST PL 13884 LANARK S MONTAUGE ALL AS IN RS181807; 30 Robinson Avenue, Smiths Falls, Ontario Minimum Tender Amount: $158,858.65 Tenders must be submitted in the prescribed form and must be accompanied by a deposit in the form of a money order or of a bank draft or cheque certified by a bank or trust corporation payable to the municipality and representing at least 20 per cent of the tender amount. Except as follows, the municipality makes no representation regarding the title to or any other matters relating to the land to be sold. Responsibility for ascertaining these matters rests with the potential purchasers. This sale is governed by the Municipal Act, 2001 and the Municipal Tax Sales Rules made under that Act. The successful purchaser will be required to pay the amount tendered plus accumulated taxes and the relevant land transfer tax. The municipality has no obligation to provide vacant possession to the successful purchaser. For further information regarding this sale and a copy of the prescribed form of tender contact: ANDREW HOWARD HOWARD KELFORD & DUBOIS LLP SOLICOTOR FOR THE CORPORATION OF THE TOWN OF SMITHS FALLS 2 MAIN STREET EAST SMITHS FALLS, ONTARIO K7A 1A2

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Auctioneer or Owner not responsible for lost, stolen, damaged articles, Accidents day of sale. Canteen. Terms: Cash or Chq w/ Photo I.D. As Is. No Buyers Premium All announcements day of sale takes precedence over all printed matter. To book your sale call:

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for The Estate of Lloyd Beckstead Travel three miles east of Brinston on Henderson Road. HOLIDAY MONDAY, MAY 21 - 10:00 A.M. 1991 Cadillac sedan – 150,000 km; 1995 GMC half ton; M.F. 698 2WD tractor with cab; Allied snowblower; Katolight 40 kW pto powered generator; Pressure washer; Tool chest; Bench grinder; Assorted hand and power tools; MayTag washer, dryer and refrigerator; G.E. refrigerator and stove; Upright freezers; Kitchenware; Dinette table and chairs; Large china cabinet; Good dishes and collectables; Electric lift chair; Good furniture and household effects; For full listing, please visit www.theauctionfever.com. TERMS: CASH or APPROVED CHEQUE Note: Cadillac, Truck, Tractor and Generator sell at 12:30 p.m. Auctioneer: James Cooper 613-652-4145

DOUBLE ESTATE AUCTION FOR MRS. BERNICE BROWN MRS. GINGER CHRETIEN SUNDAY, MAY 20, 2018 @ 10 AM PREVIEW @ 9 AM TO BE HELD @ MARSHALLS AUCTION HOUSE SPENCERVILLE,ON This auction presents an occasion to purchase some of the most beautiful glassware we have had the opportunity to sell, as well as vintage, antique & modern furniture, artwork, currency, gold, sterling silver jewelry, ladies’ watches, costume jewelry, antique, modern kitchenware, collectibles, advertising products, vintage licence plates, electronics, garden décor, hand tools & much more. Auctioneers Note: An excellent sale to purchase some very rare items, this auction is one that should not be missed. See you at our Auction House! For a detailed list, photos, terms of sale go to www.lmauctions.ca Also like us on Facebook!

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