Peek at the Past

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A peek from the Town Crier’s Thursday, February 16, 1978 issue – Bob Bell (left) Manager of the Bank of Montreal, Mildmay branch, watches as some of his staff members are directed on the use of the new computer which was installed on Monday, February 6. With Mr. Bell are (left to right) Ann Featherstone (staff), Cheryl Duplesis (London Data Centre) and Marlene Dietz (staff).     – Town Crier photo

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We have another curling photo to share with you this week!  A peek from the Town Crier’s Friday, February 23, 1968 issue –   This Mildmay entry copped first place in the Mildmay Ladies’ Curling ‘Spiel and are shown here as they receive the “Carling Trophy” and individual “Carling Awards” from that company’s representative, Mr. John Brent of Bluevale. Accepting the trophy on behalf of her rink is skip Miss Beatrice Hergott. Others included (left to right): Mrs. Gordon Lobsinger, vice; Mrs. Joseph Seifried, second; and Miss Audrae Wendt, lead.      – Town Crier photo

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A peek from the Town Crier’s February 23, 1968 issue – The Mildmay Ladies’ Curling entry won the Four Aces Restaurant Trophy at the Annual ‘Spiel held in Clifford by the Clifford Curling Club. The locals played two tough games to win the silverware and are to be congratulated for their effort. Front (left to right): Mrs. James Brandt, vice; Mrs. Thomas Weber, skip. Back (left to right): Mrs. Chuck Schmalz, second; Miss Audrae Wendt, lead. – Town Crier photo

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A peek from the Town Crier’s February 4, 1998 issue – The Mildmay Sparks, Brownies and Girl Guides attended Winter Camp at Camp Wyoka, north of Clifford. Everyone enjoyed the great winter weather and were kept busy with lots of crafts, snowshoeing, games, songs and tons of other fun things! Pictured are the members of the 1st and 2nd Mildmay Sparks, their leaders and parent helpers outside their cabin, York House.             – Town Crier photo

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A peek from the Town Crier’s Friday, January 26, 1968 issue – Jerome Fischer (standing left) points out a change in the Fair Prize List to some of the other members of the newly-elected executive of the Mildmay Agricultural Society. Jerome is the new 2nd Vice President while standing next to him is William Bross, the 1st Vice President. Taking over as President for 1968 is Jerome Durrer (seated right) while looking on (left) is the Secretary-Treasurer, Mrs. Henry Illerbrunn who is starting her tenth term of office.     – Town Crier Photo

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A peek from the Town Crier’s January 14, 1998 issue – Pictured is the first Municipal Council for the newly amalgamated “Township of Mildmay-Carrick” who were officially sworn into office on Tuesday, January 6, 1998. Front (left to right): Councillor Clare Willard, Reeve Keith Campbell Sr., Councillor David Kamrath. Back: Treasurer and Deputy Clerk David Johnston, Councillor Victor Culbert, Clerk and Deputy Treasurer Alex Mitchell, Deputy Reeve Eric Parsons, Rev. Neil Thomsen (from St. Matthew Lutheran Church, who gave an opening prayer and message) and Acting Road Superintendent Francis Schmalz.      – Town Crier photo

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A peek from the Town Crier’s December 8, 1987 issue – The Rotary Club of Mildmay purchased new uniforms for the members of the Mildmay-Carrick Volunteer Firefighters in memory of the late Gerald Karl (former Rotary President and Treasurer) as well as all past and present members of the Club who also serve on the Fire Department. Left – right: Steve Culbert, Ron Bester, George Culbert, Mel Beitz, Keith Simpson, Steve McMann, John Weber, Pat Weber, Bill Robson, Mel Waechter, Chuck Lobsinger, Dennis Fidler, Gary Weber, Nook Schmalz, Lorne Kieffer, Morley Fischer and Doug Bolster. Absent from the photo are Don Kupferschmidt, Jack Kupferschmidt, Ed Weber, Bill Dietrich, Ron Stroeder and Brian Bross.          -Town Crier photo