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Ottawa, Canada
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Friday, August 21, 1964
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FRIDAYr AUO08T 21, 19M -By ED WEESC of The Jouraal CARLETON PLACE (Suff) The tranquility of thia Lan-, ark County town of 4.800 re- mained unruffled for years, but . a concentrated effort by muni-' cipal officiala "to "aeir their community has changed all that - - . In two and -.half yeara Carleton Place baa attracted five induatriea. I n duatrial. Commiaaion . Chairman Mill Phillip exude confidence for' better lhini to come. "We tat dormant for years, but not any longer. Youll see Place experiencing an and building exploeran next five year that will rletoa J duatrial J In the I U make iwioua." ' -' Carleton industrial envious.' other Ontario towns Mr. -Phillip enthusiasm ia shared by Mayor Howard McNeely and hi council. Today 17 firm five of them new art employing 619 persons, paying annual wage amounting to tl.I68.000 and turning out factory shipment worth 94241,000. Mr. Phillip say Carleton Place's industrial commission is presently negotiating with five "live" industrial prospect. He note that population was up 190 last year and another bike this year is indicated. ,' ; A new industrial brochure, advertising the town's assets. la now being ahippea to industrial prospect throughout North America. " " Mayor McNeely admit the ' town ha been marking time on expansion for a number, of years, but add with pride: "W . nave completed a lot of ground work to get our community , Vinto hapa and we are )ut . starting to roll now." , v one of the first Hems m a five-year works plan waa com- WV nes artery along with Moore and High Streeu st a cost of ' $600,000, : ' vTha plan, now m n third : year, has also seen a major ; .'addition to Caldwell Street uMic School, a 10-unlt addi-j tion to Carleton Place DUtriet High School and a new $40,- nnn hvdrn sub-station, now be- 000 hydro sub-station, now big constructed.,: ' The town I located on CPR IranscontlnenUl main Una and ' Highway 7 and 2V ; Situation on the Mississippi River and adjoining lake leave the Chamber of Commerce. headed by Ernie Foot, no . problem selling the area to Summer tourist. Three lake. i 12 mile long and ringed by ; 100 Summer cottages, can be fAuml at the town s ooorsiep . Th annual take of pickerel, hu and nike from district rntara amount to 20.000 fish and annual deposit of wild rice, wild celery, ago pond weed and wild potatoes for wild birds ! hv the MiaaissiDDi Fih and ' Gam Protective Association make th area a aportaman ManTduck soecie long with partrklg and deer abound In ' the vicinity. Riverside Park; within town limits, I on of the district' : , most popular Summer weekend area. ' ' With an active membership of 180. the Chamber of com. 1 a Pro posed new $100,000 community centra with artificial ice. Recreational facilities include two community parka, a ball park, lawn bowling green, a picturesque golf . course, the Carleton Place Canoe Club (old est in Canada), curling club and a natural lea skating rink. , Founded in (818 by veterans of the War of 1812, th town waa known as Morphy's Falls until 1830 when it was given it present name. - With the new name came new Industries: grist - mill, lumber mills, and In I860, a young scottis moulder namea David Findiay atartKl a small foundry in a tog barn. Today, 104 year later, Findiay Ltd., 1 th town' major employer and turns out stove and furnace for wide distribution. In 1871, the hamlet with a population of 1.709 waa incorporated a village and. In 1890. K was incorporated a a town. ' Councillor Ted LeMaistr. chairman of the centennial committee, says th town Is giving serious consideration to two centennial project the rebuilding of Riverside Park complete with light, ball park and track and field facilities; and th building of a new library. , . . . . Carleton Place' gross debenture debt per capita a of Dec. 31, 1963,' amounted to I. Two Pembroke Students Top . 80 Per Cent ' The Ottawa Journal filler X'4' vr- " prn-- - , v -. sf 53.', -;-T?4 .-.i -;i' J n iit-r;r -Tj?! .'xo ; j0mm j- WATER VIEW OF COTTAGERS' PARADISE With three con meted Uket on IU domtep and a river through the middle of town, the Carleton Place area i a cottger'a paradiae. there are tome 1,500 cottages already built and room (or more. Here, Carleton ft looking over a section of lakefront are left to right. Councillor Ted Lema utre. Chamber pf Commerce president Ernie Foxe-and Mayor Mcweeiy. Industrial Push in Full Swing , ' Big Boom to Shatter Place Calm ;ii mk A BUSY MAIN STREET PEMBROKE (Staff) Two Pembroke ' District Collegiate Institute students have been offered $2500 scholarships by Waterloo University College, having obtained more than 80 per cent in Grade XIII animations and so won the title Ontario Scholar. Carl Silk. 18, intend to take advantage of the scholar ship provided by the Lutheran Church Institution. - . . , ' Rita Fleming. 19, will be un able to go to Waterloo aa the curriculum doe not meet her needs. She intend to be a psychiatric" nurs. Parents of th PCI Ontario scholars ara, Mr. and Mrs. Ed' ward Silke, of Pembroke, and Mr. and Mrs. Ray Fleming, of Petawawa. , RECEIVE GRANTS - WINNIPEG (CPV-Two Uni versity of M a a 1 1 e b a doctors aav received almost I1T.SM tn grants from th American Heart Association for r s a r c h oa heart disease. They are Peter E. Dread and Frank LaBella. Dr. Dresel received M.Tlt for studies to determine factors that mnfml Krl hMli and Dr. i lilt -- I - :4 S. , f ' XX ' Mayor Howard McNeely and Councillor ted Lemaistre, pointing, took over on of Carleton Place's main attractions the Mississippi River. In the background la tne .town' busy main street , . . , i (J(rMl Phataa by Dominion' Witf Eganville Girl Gets $2,500 Scholarship DEMONSTRATION TONIGHT ': and Saturday Afternoon , - of the VURLITZER f nh a . ... . drop In and enjoy kl . . AND SON LTD. 255 BANK at COOPER back near normal, CARLETON PLACE PRETTY .PLACE Since veterans of the War of 1812 settled in 1818. Carleton Place baa grown into a picturesque community with a history and style of its own: Here, left to right. Chamber of Commerce President Ernie Foote, Councillor Ted Lemaistre and Mayor McNeely look over a garden beside the Mississippi Rver. In the background ia the ; Town Hall. ; , r ' aT1r" t-ar eton Place grow and prosper. Left, in the chair, Mayor Howard McNeely and Town Engineer Jack Kean Water level in the lake was six feet, four inches on Saturday, is (our .inches lower than Sirs o V'-.-..'. 7?". . w., '. i x . "r- - . .1.1 These are some of the men who are helping )WN PLANNERS is standing. Seated left to right are, Industrial Chairman Milton Phillips, Chamber of Commerce President Ernie Foote and Councillor Ted Lemaistre. Low Levels Force Canal Water Cut ore PORTLAND (Special) - Al-.thii timeMi last year and eight though water flow into Rideau, inches bt low norms!. Canal has been cut by a third. Mr.' Clark said normal dis- EGANVILLE (Stff Named j tr levels in Big Rideau Lake, charge from the lake Into the an Ontario Scholar in recogni-iare still far below normal. canal system ia Ml cubic feet'' I.iS.S!?-.? ' L. V. Clark, superintendent a aecond. During MXthii yetar-old Margaret Bimm. of Eganville, intends to enter Waterloo University College this Fall. She is s daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Bimm, of Eganville. ; Her nomination as sn Ontario Scholar made her eligible for a f 2.500 scholarship at the Waterloo University. " vnainear 01 - nw kiomu ianai - svslem has told !... onlv!1"6 ,et nd Mr. Clark said i ... . Imay be cut another 2S cubic Kl 111 Mil Ul II If TBI fact "Th Big Rideau supplies the bulk of tne water to operate this part of the system and It must be kept flowing," be said. ROYAL TRUST Offers , fc 36IIILLVIEW i" ' :v Ukcvlew (Hwy. 17) - Built by Falsetto. 4-bedroom ranch bungalow. Only minutes from central Ottawa by the Queensway. for xquUit decorator flowers and floral arrangMntflts Billings Bridge Plan Carlingwood Plaza v ' Fcr Imtpsetion r Inftrmation CM " ' - MURRAY O'OEU .' . ' ; THE ROYAL TRUST CO. '(,r ,V REALTOR ' : 235-431 J pr Evening. 729-5302 1263 00. one of th lowest fig ures in the province. . La Bflla received S1,X for mere I conducting a campaign hormon (tudie. ,VY -A - X r ii

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