Fort Frances Times and Rainy Lake Herald

One year ago the 44-year-old Fort Frances municipal telephone system was taken over by The Bell Telephone Company of Canada. The date was June 12, 1957. One of the conditions of sale was that Bell was prepared to introduce a new dial telephone system in Fort Frances.At 2 a.m. Sunday, […]

Fort Frances Times and Rainy Lake Herald

Tomorrow a new theatre opens its doors to provide cinema entertainment- the new Fort Frances theatre which will be managed by Fred Polenske, well-known local young man, son of Mr. and Mrs. Otto Polenske, who have operated the Royal theatre in this town for the past 31 years. In all […]

Fort Frances Times and Rainy Lake Herald

Patients in LaVerendrye Hospital will pay the following rates: Beds in public wards will cost $1.75 per day, which is the standard rate throughout the province. At the present, there are only 4-bed public wards in the hospital, so that even here the patient will have more privacy than in […]

Fort Frances Times and Rainy Lake Herald

From rumour the found little basis in fact early Canadian explorers dreamed of the discovery of the Western Sea, a short way to the advantageous trade from the east. Jacques Cartier had sought it, followed by Samual Champlian who reaching the Lake Nipissing and descending the French River, was the […]

Fort Frances Times and Rainy Lake Herald

LaVerendrye Hospital stands as an imposing monument to the early French-Canadian explorer, Pierre Gautier de Varennes, Sieur de LaVerendrye, as a symbol of the faith which the Sisters of Charity, Order of Grey Nuns, has in the future of our town. For LaVerendrye Hospital, rising prominently in clear view of […]

Fort Frances Times and Rainy Lake Herald

Supporters of amateur hockey have brought about the organization of new league which will take the place of the Kiwanis League, which functioned splendidly for the past two years. Four teams have been formed, the Green Leafs, the Safeties, the Pills, and the West Ends. An election of officers resulted […]

Fort Frances Times and Rainy Lake Herald

On Sunday the 17th the town ball team journeyed over and engaged the crack Insulite team of International Falls, in the first game of the season. This game was in the nature of practice for and the final result is no indicator of the play. The Fort has at least […]

Fort Frances Times and Rainy Lake Herald

Toronto, May 9— Midnight last night brought the final approval of the Ontario Cabinet of the provinces new 4.4 beer regulations. Interesting point in tax and restriction were brought out at the close of the session, which lasted from 3 o’clock in the afternoon. Breweries outside the province must pay […]

Fort Frances Times and Rainy Lake Herald

Order in Council Authorizing the New Beverage is Signed Today Toronto, May 9. — The Order-in-Council, authorizing sale of 4.4 per cent beer, was signed today by Lieut.-Governor Harry Cockshutt, and May 21 set as the date of sale is confirmed by the Premier. A revenue of $6,000 is expected […]

Fort Frances Times and Rainy Lake Herald

On Friday evening a meeting of the baseball fans was held in the Town Hall and plans were made to put a team in the field that would be a credit to Fort Frances. The meeting was called to order by Art. Torseth and the following officers were elected for […]

Fort Frances Times and Rainy Lake Herald

A number of golf enthusiasts are working on the establishment of a golf club and golf course at the point park. The grounds have been gone over with a view of ascertaining their suitability for a short 9 hole course. It is the opinion of those who know the game, […]

Fort Frances Times and Rainy Lake Herald

Toronto, March 31— Legislature ended at two o’clock Friday morning when the Ferguson 4.4 per cent beer bill was carried on second reading by a vote of 70 to 24, four government member bolting and four Opposition member voting with the administration. Late at night W. E. Raney, after a […]