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"Friendship" Alumni Oration by Wallace Broad

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  • 1927

An address delivered by Dr. Wallace Broad in 1927 in Fredericton and printed by him, at the Beacon Press. It was the 50th anniversary of his graduation from U.N.B. Alumni oration delivered at the Encaenia of the University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, NB, Thursday, May 12, 1927 : Subject "Friendship" / by Wallace Broad, B.A., D.Sc. U.N.B. Encaenia 1927

1896 - 1909

The documents contained in this file provide insight into the general economy, trade and commerce, technology, and daily life in Charlotte County in the transition from the late nineteenth into the twentieth century.

This file consists of bills, invoices, receipts, account statements, bank drafts, and correspondence regarding the purchase and sale of general goods including: boots, shoes, and rubber; cotton; linen; paper; lumber; groceries such as biscuits and ship’s bread, dairy products, chocolates and sweets, tea, spices, `eggs, flour, sugar, and produce; wholesale grocers; wool; oil; silks, rugs, and mattings; drugs and chemicals, boots, shoes, and rubbers; grass, flower, and vegetable seed; fertilizer; stationary; grain and feed; hay, straw, kitchen appliances and furnishings; furnaces; home furnishings; farrier services; and hardware; gaslight; dues for the Methodist Church, and taxes for the Town of St Stephen, Parish of St David, and the Parish of Dufferin. 1896-1909.

Other companies that appear in these documents include: F.E. Came, proprietor of Chamcook Farm Creamery; C.M. Wilson; Dr. William J. Parks (Saint John); Ganong Brothers Ltd. (St Stephen); Amherst Boot and Shoe Co. Ltd.; George D. Ross & Co. (Montreal, Quebec); J.M. Humphrey & Co., wholesale boots, shoes, and rubber (Saint John); W.R. Brock Company Ltd. – late James Johnston & Co. (Montreal); W. B. Hamilton Shoe Co., Wholesale Boot and Shoe Manufacturers (Toronto, Ontario); The Central Agency Ltd, Agents for the Canadian Spool Cotton Company (Montreal, QUE); Nisbet & Auld (Toronto, ON); Shepard & Morse Lumber Co., (Boston, Massachusetts); W.H. Thorne & Co. Ltd., (Saint John); J.J. McGaffigan Ltd., direct importer and jobber in teas (Saint John); Auld Bros, dealers in and exporters of eggs and produce, wholesale grocers (Charlottetown, P.E.I.); Oxford Manufacturing Co. Ltd., wool manufacturers (Oxford, Nova Scotia); Bailey & Noyes (Portland, Maine); The Imperial Oil Co. Ltd. (Saint John); J. Frank Riepert, importer of silks, rugs and mattings (Montreal, QUE); Kendall & Whitney, (Portland, ME); Kerr & Robertson, wholesale hardware merchants (Saint John); The Galt Knitting Co. Ltd., (Galt, ON); Greenshields Son & Co., (Montreal, QUE); T. Rankine & Sons, manufacturers of plain and fancy biscuits, pilot and ships’ bread, (Saint John); J.N. Richardson Sons & Owden Ltd (Belfast, Ireland) per Robert Darling & Co., agents (Toronto, ON); Doherty & McHugh, boots, shoes, and rubbers, (Saint John); C.D. Trueman, wholesale grocer and commission merchant, (Saint John); Chase & Sanborn, (Montreal, QUE); Merritt Bros. & Co., agents, (Saint John); Henry Reid & Son, abbey gardens works(Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland); John Gordon & Son, manufacturers agents for Henry Campbell & Co. Ltd., linen threads (Montreal); S.L. Dickson, produce commission merchant, (Saint John); Schofield Bros., foreign importers and wholesale paper dealers (Saint John); James Corstine & Co. Ltd. (Montreal); McIntyre, Son & Co., (Montreal); Robert Darling & Co. (Toronto); John Gordon & Son, manufacturer’s agents (Montreal); The Sharples Separator Co.; The St Croix Gas Light Co., (St Stephen); Methodist Church (St Stephen) pew rent; and the New Brunswick Telephone Co. Ltd.; the Bank of British North America, (Saint John); The Canadian Bank of Commerce (Toronto); Bank of Nova Scotia; J.N. Richardson, Sons & Owden Ltd. (Belfast, Ireland); York Woolen Mills; St Stephen Bank; Albion H. Eaton; the Calais Times Publication Co.; National Drug and Chemical Co. of Canada; A.J. Maxwell; Joseph Breck & Sons, farm, garden, and lawn, (Boston); John N. Wall, wholesale and retail stationer, school supplies, blank boots, etc.; Burton, Spence, & Co.; the Traders Bank of Canada; the Tillson Company Ltd; David Stott, miller of winter and spring wheat flour, (Detroit, Michigan); T.R. Speedy, grain and feed grinder; Grimmer Brothers, hay, straw, grain, and produce; Manchester Roberston Allison Ltd.; A.I. Teed Co., wholesale grocers; Kilgour Brothers; R.W. Milling Co.; Quebec Bank, (Montreal); Bowman & Cole, Union Bank of Halifax; William Liddell & Co; F.E. Rose, provisions, groceries, and hardware; Wilson & McPike, jobbing tinsmiths, dealers in stoves, ranges, furnaces, and kitchen furnishings; Haskell, Adams & Co., grocers (Dover, New Hampshire); Vroom Brothers, ltd., furniture, carpets, oil cloths, linoleums, pianos, organs, window shades, and lace curtains; and John B. Robinson, provisions, groceries, hats, and caps.

1912 - 1915 A - G

The documents contained in this file provide insight into the general economy, trade and commerce, and daily life of the period in Charlotte County, as well as the fluctuating prices, import and export restrictions, supply problems, trade embargoes, and the wider effects of the First World War. They also provide insight into the technological changes of the early 20th century.

The file consists of bills, invoices, receipts, account statements, bank drafts, customs duty tickets, and correspondence regarding the purchase and sale of general goods including: boots, shoes, and rubber; cotton; linen; paper; lumber; groceries such as biscuits and ship’s bread, dairy products, chocolates and sweets, tea, spices, eggs, flour, sugar, and produce; wholesale grocers; wool; oil; silks, rugs, and mattings; drugs and chemicals, boots, shoes, and rubbers; grass, flower, and vegetable seed; fertilizer; stationary; grain and feed; hay, straw, kitchen appliances and furnishings; furnaces; home furnishings; farrier services; and hardware. 1912-1915.

Other Charlotte County companies or corporations that appear in these documents include: the Algonquin Hotel, St Andrews; Robert Anderson, dry goods, groceries, hardware, boots, shoes, etc… (Lawrence Station); George F. Beach, dry goods, groceries, provisions, bees and honey, short lumber (Honeydale); George M. Byron, “everything from a needle to a kedge anchor” (Campobello); Bug Death Chemical Co. (St Stephen); Buchanan & Co., furniture, carpets, linoleums, upholstery, picture framing ( St Stephen); Boyd Bros., groceries, provisions, flour, feed (St Stephen); James B. Cline, groceries, hardware, paints, oils, etc. (Deer Island); James Clarke Trading Company, general merchandise, importers of earthenware, china, glassware, cutlery, plated and Britannia ware, kerosene goods (Moore’s Mills); Campobello Farm Corporation; P. Dixon (Grand Manan); Dominion Fertilizer Co., factory (St Stephen); J.E Gaskill, dealer in dry goods, groceries, boots, and shoes, and hardware (Grand Manan); and Ganong Bros., G.B. Chocolates & Fine Confectionery (St Stephen).

1912 - 1915 H - Z

The documents contained in this file provide insight into the general economy, trade and commerce, and daily life of the period in Charlotte County, as well as the fluctuating prices, import and export restrictions, supply problems, trade embargoes, and the wider effects of the First World War. They also provide insight into the technological changes of the early 20th century.

The file consists of bills, invoices, receipts, account statements, bank drafts, customs duty tickets, and correspondence regarding the purchase and sale of general goods including: boots, shoes, and rubber; cotton; linen; paper; lumber; groceries such as biscuits and ship’s bread, dairy products, chocolates and sweets, tea, spices, eggs, flour, sugar, and produce; wholesale grocers; wool; oil; silks, rugs, and mattings; drugs and chemicals, boots, shoes, and rubbers; grass, flower, and vegetable seed; fertilizer; stationary; grain and feed; hay, straw, kitchen appliances and furnishings; furnaces; home furnishings; farrier services; hardware; and poor, county, poll, and road tax for the Parish of Dufferin. 1912-1915.

Other Charlotte County companies or corporations that appear in these documents include: Haley & Son, manufacturers of house finish (St Stephen); A. LeRoy Ingalls, general merchant (Grand Manan); J. W. Moore, D.D.S. (St Stephen); J. A. Ingersol & Son, general merchants, smoked and pickled fish (Seal Cove, Grand Manan); Johnston & Johnston, drugs, trusses, rubber goods (St Stephen); George A. Lahey, provisions, groceries, confectionery, fruit, tobacco, flour, feed, etc. (North Head, Grand Manan); McAllister Bros., meal, oats, hay, straw, fertilizers, stock food (St Stephen); P.F. McKenna, general merchant, teas, coffees, spices, flour, feed, fruit, boots, shoes (St Stephen); J.H. Nesbitt & Son, contractors and builders (St Stephen); Newton Bros, general merchandise, fish (Grand Harbour, Grand Manan); Polley & Co., confectionery, cigars, tobaccos, pipes, chewing gums, nuts, fruits, paper bags, twine (St Stephen); Parish of Dufferin, tax; W.C. Purves, wholesale grocer (St Stephen); F.E. Rose, corn, meal, grain, hay, provisions (St Stephen); Thomas R. Speedy, flour, feed, and produce (St Stephen); W.S. Stevens, ice (St Stephen); St Croix Soap Manufacturing Co. (St Stephen); St Croix Printing and Publishing Co, (St Stephen); St Croix Gas Light Co. (St Stephen); Town of St Stephen; St Stephen Water Department; St Stephen Electric Light Co.; St Stephen Town Treasurer’s Office, tax; New Brunswick Telephone Co., Western Union Telegraph Co.; J.W. Wooster, general merchandise, herring, bloaters, pickled fish, sardines (Seal Cove, Grand Manan).

1914 - 1920 A - W

The documents contained in this file provide insight into the general economy, trade and commerce, and daily life of the period in Charlotte County, as well as a contract with Massey-Harris; fluctuating prices, import and export restrictions, speculation in Brazil, supply problems, government regulations, trade embargoes, and the wider effects of the First World War and the Spanish Influenza. They also provide insight into the technological changes of the early 20th century.

This file consists of bills, invoices, receipts, account statements, bank drafts, customs duty tickets, and correspondence regarding the purchase and sale of general goods including: boots, shoes, and rubber; cotton; linen; paper; lumber; groceries such as biscuits and ship’s bread, dairy products, chocolates and sweets, tea, spices, eggs, flour, sugar, and produce; wholesale grocers; wool; oil; silks, rugs, and mattings; drugs and chemicals, boots, shoes, and rubbers; grass, flower, and vegetable seed; fertilizer; stationary; grain and feed; hay, straw, kitchen appliances and furnishings; furnaces; home furnishings; farrier services; carriages; and hardware.

Other Charlotte County companies or corporations that appear in these documents include: Bug Death Chemical Co. (St Stephen); Dominion Fertilizer Co. (St Stephen); St Stephen Woolen Mills; and St Croix Soap Manufacturing Co. (St Stephen).

1922 A - W

The documents contained in this file provide insight into the general economy, trade and commerce, technology, and daily life in Charlotte County in the 1920s.

This file consists of invoices, receipts, and correspondence regarding the purchase and sale of linen from the Hill’s Linen store, as well as the purchase and sale of general goods. Also included are the customs duty receipts; customs entry forms; War Stamp Tax Act of October 3, 1917; and correspondence with the Post Office Inspector’s office, Saint John, and the Dominion Bureau of Statistics, Ottawa.

Other Charlotte County companies or corporations that appear in these documents include: Buchanan Furniture, Stoves and Ranges (St Stephen); Haley and Son, manufacturers of house finish (St Stephen); J.H. Nesbitt & Son, contractors and builders (St Stephen); St Croix Printing and Publishing Co.; J.E Gaskill, dealer in dry goods, groceries, boots, and shoes, and hardware (Grand Manan); Charlotte County Cottage Craft; Miss G. Helen Mowat (St Andrews); and N. P. MacLeod Esquire, Inspector of Taxation (Saint John), income tax; Parish of Dufferin, school rates and taxes 1921 – 1923; St Stephen town taxes, Dominion of Canada Income taxes 1920 - 1922; and International accounts, 1920-1922 A – Z.

1924 A - Z

The documents contained in this file provide insight into the general economy, trade and commerce, technology, and daily life in Charlotte County in the 1920s.

This file consists of bills, invoices, receipts, account statements, bank drafts, customs duty tickets, and correspondence regarding the purchase and sale of general goods including: boots, shoes, and rubber; cotton; linen; paper; lumber; groceries such as biscuits and ship’s bread, dairy products, chocolates and sweets, tea, spices, eggs, flour, sugar, and produce; wholesale grocers; wool; oil; silks, rugs, and mattings; drugs and chemicals, boots, shoes, and rubbers; grass, flower, and vegetable seed; fertilizer; stationary; grain and feed; hay, straw, kitchen appliances and furnishings; furnaces; home furnishings; farrier services; carriages; and hardware.

Other Charlotte County companies or corporations that appear in these documents include: Dominion Fertilizer Co. Ltd. (St Stephen); Haley & Son Ltd., lumber merchants (St Stephen); Kennedy’s Hotel (St Andrews); St Croix Rink Ltd; J.W. Scovil Co.; Colin A. Small, smoked and boned herring, Acadia gas engines (Castalia, Grand Manan); St Croix Soap Manufacturing Co., (St Stephen); J.R. Sederquest, florist (St Stephen); St Stephen Woolen Mills; Queen Hotel and Stables, J. WM. Smith Proprietor (St Stephen); Speedy and Davidson, wool yarn manufacturers (St Stephen).

1925 - 1929 A - W

The documents contained in this file provide insight into the general economy, trade and commerce, technology, and daily life in Charlotte County in the “roaring twenties.”

This file consists of bills, invoices, receipts, account statements, bank drafts, customs duty tickets, and correspondence regarding the purchase and sale of general goods including: boots, shoes, and rubber; cotton; linen; paper; lumber; groceries such as biscuits and ship’s bread, dairy products, chocolates and sweets, tea, spices, eggs, flour, sugar, and produce; wholesale grocers; wool; oil; silks, rugs, and mattings; drugs and chemicals, boots, shoes, and rubbers; grass, flower, and vegetable seed; fertilizer; stationary; grain and feed; hay, straw, kitchen appliances and furnishings; furnaces; home furnishings; farrier services; carriages; and hardware.

Other Charlotte County companies or corporations that appear in these documents include: Associated Gas and Electric System, Maritime Electric Co (St Stephen); Charlotte County Co-Operative, feed, flour, groceries, meats (St Stephen); Customs Canada, Entry for Home Consumption (St Stephen Port); Customs Canada, Entry for Home Consumption (St Stephen Port); The Fundy Fisherman (Black’s Harbour); F.W. Farris and Sons, sardines (Fair Haven, Deer Island); New Brunswick Telephone Company (St Stephen).

Also of note: Invitation to British Industries Fair from His Majesty’s Minister for Overseas Trade; Chain Stores and Independents (George S. Dingle); Morison, Rollexfen, and Blair insurance policy, Institute War Risk Clauses and Theft, Pilferage, and Non-Delivery Clause.

1930 - 1935 A - W

The documents contained in this file provide insight into the general economy, trade and commerce, and daily life of the period in Charlotte County, as well as the fluctuating prices, import and export restrictions export regulations, and the wider effects of the Great Depression of the 1930s. They also provide insight into the technological changes of the early 20th century.

This file consists of bills, invoices, receipts, account statements, bank drafts, customs duty tickets, and correspondence regarding the purchase and sale of general goods including: boots, shoes, and rubber; cotton; linen; paper; lumber; groceries such as biscuits and ship’s bread, dairy products, chocolates and sweets, tea, spices, eggs, flour, sugar, and produce; wholesale grocers; wool; oil; silks, rugs, and mattings; drugs and chemicals, boots, shoes, and rubbers; grass, flower, and vegetable seed; fertilizer; stationary; grain and feed; hay, straw, pottery, kitchen appliances and furnishings; furnaces; home furnishings; farrier services; carriages; and hardware.

Other Charlotte County companies or corporations that appear in these documents include: Citizens Gas Company, (St Stephen); Clark’s Drug Store, (St Stephen); Charlotte County Co-Operative Co., feed, flour, groceries, and meats (St Stephen); Charlotte County Creamery; Customs Canada, St Stephen port; Maritime Electric Co. Ltd. (St Stephen); F.W. Farris & Sons, sardine packers (Fairhaven, Deer Island); H.E. Fraser, blacksmith (St Stephen); A.C. Gregory, furniture, oilcloth, linoleum, pianos, musical instruments (St Stephen); Roy M. Guptill, smoked herring (Grand Manan); John Giddens, general dealer (Rollingdam); J.E. Gaskill, dry goods, groceries, boots and shoes, and hardware (North Head, Grand Manan); Ganong Bros. Ltd., chocolates and fine confectionery (St Stephen); Haley & Sin Ltd., lumber merchants, house finishing, and box shooks (St Stephen); Clifford W. Hanley, meats and groceries (St Stephen); P.E. McLaughlin, barrister, solicitor, and notary public (St Stephen); St Croix Soap Manufacturing Co., (St Stephen); Summer Fertilizer Co., (St Stephen); St Stephen Water Commissioners; St Croix Country Club Inc.; St Stephen Woolen Mills; New Brunswick Telephone Company, St Stephen Exchange; Allison Thomas, milk dealer (St Stephen); Tax, LeRoy Hill, St Stephen; H.W. Welch, fish. fisherman’s outfits, gasoline, oils, hardware, and groceries, (Deer Island); Cameron E. Wright, general merchant (Beaver Harbour); the X-l-ent Cleanser Co., manufacturers of the modern cleanser (St Andrews).

Also of note: Report of Treasurer Howard Murchie to Trustees Chipman Memorial Hospital Cash Account, January 31, 1931; Department of Agriculture Seed Branch, Control Sample Certificate for Customs Entry into Canada; Estate of Manzer & Co. dividend sheet, 1930 (St Stephen); Department of Agriculture Seed Branch, Seeds Act Amendment 1934; Department of Agriculture Seed Branch, field and garden seeds imported into Canada; Canadian United Kingdom Westbound Freight Conferences (Dishes 1933-34); Gasoline Pump License, NB Motor Vehicle Branch; Library Commission, regional library service delayed for one year due to economic conditions (1930); rental of warehouse from Robin Hood Mills Ltd. (1935).

1936 - 1937 A - W

The documents contained in this file provide insight into the general economy, trade and commerce, and daily life of the period in Charlotte County, as well as the fluctuating prices, import and export regulations, and the wider effects of the Great Depression of the 1930s. They also provide insight into the technological changes of the early 20th century.

This file consists of bills, invoices, receipts, account statements, bank drafts, customs duty tickets, and correspondence regarding the purchase and sale of general goods including: boots, shoes, and rubber; cotton; linen; paper; lumber; groceries such as biscuits and ship’s bread, dairy products, chocolates and sweets, tea, spices, eggs, flour, sugar, and produce; wholesale grocers; wool; oil; silks, rugs, and mattings; drugs and chemicals, boots, shoes, and rubbers; grass, flower, and vegetable seed; importation of goods, Customs Canada; fertilizer; stationary; grain and feed; hay, straw, pottery, kitchen appliances and furnishings; electric refrigerators (Norge and General Electric); electric washing machines (Apex); furnaces; home furnishings; farrier services; carriages; and hardware.

Other Charlotte County companies or corporations that appear in these documents include: Customs Canada, export entry (St Stephen); the International Drug Co. (St Stephen); Maritime Electric Co. Ltd. (St Stephen); St Croix Soap Manufacturing Co. (St Stephen); Summers Fertilizer Co.; The New Brunswick Telephone Co. (St Stephen); W.S. Wentworth, “old home” baked beans, “Dandy Brand” baked peas (Fair Haven, Deer Island);

Addressed to Leroy Hill (1936 – 1937 H): Report of Treasurer Howard Murchie to Trustees, Chipman Memorial Hospital; Income Tax Assessment; Robinh Hood Mills Ltd., Warehouse rental; Workmen’s Compensation Board Tax Assessment; Sussex Lodge No. 7, St Stephen; Office of Attorney General, Register of Probate appointment; Gasoline Tax Office, Pump Licence; Municipality of Charlotte, Parish of St Patrick tax assessment; Rotary Club of St Stephen, Milltown NB; The Canadian Credit Men’s Trust Association Ltd.; Parish of St David tax assessment; Seasonal Forest Travel Permits; Bankruptcy, Haskill Vail; Parish of Dufferin tax assessment; St Stephen Water Commissioners; Parish of Dufferin school tax; Retail Gasoline License; Membership Card, Scoodic fish and game association; Town of St Stephen, tax assessment; the Farmer’s Creditors Arrangement Act, 1934; Soldier’s Settlement Board; Great West Life Assurance Company; Membership Card, St Stephen Board Trade; Medical Auditing Council, Portland Maine; and Workmen’s Compensation Act, notice of amount due under assessment no. 19.

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