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Originally Published in the February 27, 1951 Issue of The Woodbridge Advertiser

WEDDING TUINEMA–NEELY Alma Isabel Neely, daughter of Mrs. Neely of Campbell’s Cross, was wedded to Ralph Henry Tuinema, son of Mr. and Mrs. H. Tuinema, Inglewood, on Saturday, Feb. 10, 1951. Rev. H. N. Noble officiated at the ceremony in Trinity Anglican Church at Campbell’s Cross. The bride was given in marriage by her brother, Alan Neely. She wore a gown shimmering white satin cut on princess lines with long tight sleeves and Peter Pan collar. The fitted bodice was gathered into a full skirt, which fell into a graceful sweep. She wore a Mary Stewart headdress with bridal allusion fingertip veil and carried a cascade bouquet of red roses. Mrs. Alan Neely was matron of honor, and Miss Helen Tuinema was a bridesmaid. Miss Andrea Neglia was a junior bridesmaid. The groom was attended by George Morris. Ushers were Harold Wilkinson and Harry Snider. Miss Fr

DANCE & BOX SOCIAL IN KLEINBURG HALL — FRIDAY EVENING, MARCH 2, SPONSORED BY DOUBLE-K CLUB WEIR’S ORCHESTRA, ADMISSION FIFTY CENTS FOR SALE–Canaries – Roller and Border Fancy Beautiful Singers. Cages and Stands. African Violets 55 colours, 75¢ each. Mrs. Wm. Agar, phone 84 Beeton. FOR SALE — Spy Apples from the sprayed orchard. By bushel or basket. Also Philco Battery Radio in good shape, less battery $10. Beatty hand washing machine with wringer; in good working order; $10. 1928 Model A Ford Coach in good running condition; best offer. William Groombridge, Schomberg phone 6533.

CRIME MARCHES ON — Council officials and police at Coseley Staffordshire, recently surprised about 50 people, armed with picks and shovels, digging out scraps of coal from a football pitch laid on a former slag dump. The prosecution is being considered by the local council. BASKETBALL INNOVATION — A nylon-reinforced basketball, said to be able to take the weight of a 10-ton truck and yet go into play in perfect shape and as lively as ever, is being used on United States basketball courts. Vulcanizing a layer of nylon cord between the bladder and cover results in a basketball that doesn’t develop dead spots or become lopsided.

MECHANICS COURSES POPULAR — A full house greeted instructor R. G. Gregg of the Department of Agricultural Engineering from the Ontario Agricultural College, Guelph, when he arrived at the Agricultural Office, Newmarket for the tractor and farm machinery short course last week. W. M. Cockburn, Agricultural Representative, welcomed the ninety who were present and called on his assistant, J. W. McCullough, to introduce the speaker. Monday afternoon was devoted to proper lubrication of tractors, winterizing, care, and adjustment of ignition and carburetors followed by a motion film on tractor operation and maintenance. As an added feature Mr. Gregg showed a film on contour cultivation. Tuesday afternoon brought out an equally large crowd for the discussion of the care of farm machinery which included adjustment of plows, illustrated by charts, a motion picture on care, and adjustment of mowers. While many are going into combines there were several questions on binder knotters that came up for discussion.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 7 — Auction sale of Cattle, Swine, Milking Equipment, and Hay. By Arthur Ford, Lot 23, No. 10 Highway, Caledon Twp, three miles south of Orangeville. Jack McAllister, Auctioneer.

THURSDAY, MARCH 15 — Auction Sale of Large Holstein Herd, Registered, fully accredited, and vaccinated. By R. A. Wood, Lot 4, Con. 3, Albion. Bolton R. R. 5. L. E. Franklin, Auctioneer.

THURSDAY, MARCH 15 — Auction Sale of Farm Stock, Implements, Furniture, Bees and Bee supplies, by A. J. Shaw, Lot 10, Con. 8, Toronto Gore, one mile east of Malton. A. P. Cheyne, Auctioneer.

$400 BOOST FOR TEACHERS, BRAMPTON — Salary increases of $400 per annum and retroactive to Jan. 1 were approved for Brampton High School teachers at a recent meeting of the area board. DEADLINE FOR 1950 PLATES — Wednesday, Feb. 28, will be the last day upon which motorists may drive with 1950 license plates, provincial officials have announced. No extension beyond this date can be expected, they have stressed.

LIBRARIAN DONATES PRIZE, CALEDON EAST — A bushel basket of groceries worth $10 was contributed by Mrs. Thompson McCracken as a special prize at the recent euchre social held here in support of Mono Road Public Library. Mrs. McCracken has been serving capably as a librarian in recent years.

HIGH SCHOOL HERALD BANTING MEMORIAL HIGH SCHOOL, ALLISTON ORCHESTRA By Marlene Peacock The orchestra is carried on under the careful eye of Mr. McKinlay. He has examined, tested, and commented on musical instruments. Several piano players have tried for the position of pianist with the orchestra. We have played “O God our Help in Ages Past” and have also spent considerable time practicing the “National Anthem”. INTERVIEW By George McCague Mrs. Chopin was born in a Scotch settlement near Goderich. Since her father was a farmer, she went to a rural public school. After getting her high school education at Clinton and Wingham went to Stratford Normal School and taught public school for a few years. She then decided to be a high school teacher and obtained her Bachelor of Arts Degree at Queens and her teacher’s certificate from the Ontario College of Education. But just like most young ladies, she became interested in a man and got married before getting a chance to teach high school. Mrs. Chopin helped her husband in his Music Business in Toronto, but, unfortunately, he died the same year that they were married. After teaching for a while at Shaw’s Business School and 2 years at Napanee Collegiate, she came to Banting Memo Mrs. Chopin rial last fall. traveled to Florida one summer and also tells with great enthusiasm of spending one holiday at a cottage on the north shore of the St. Lawrence River. Here she was able to sit on the veranda and watch the steamships French, Engl comes into Murray Bay. ish and Commercial are her favourite subjects, and at the B.M.H.S. she teaches some classes in each. When asked to comment on the school she said, “I like it very much, now that I’m not falling over workmen and materials.” Until I interviewed Mrs. Chopin, I was accusing her of “falling for” the workmen. Pardon me!