Kincardine Burns Hall 1908, 1909, 1911

Fort Fairfield Review, Sept. 16, 1908

A very successful concert was given at Kincardine Burns hall on Wednesday evening. A “piper” from St. John was present, who delighted the people very much. There was about 250 people present After paying all expenses a generous donation will be given Victoria Hospital, Fredericton.


Fort Fairfield Review, Nov. 10, 1909

The new Burns hall at lower Kincardine was burned on Tuesday night. The Kintore people were at the hall rehearsing for a concert in the evening and no one appears really to know how it caught. Rev. G. Pringle’s organ was also burned. The hall was nearly completed and is a great loss to the Scotch Colony, as well as to the river-side people.

Fort Fairfield Review
, Oct. 18, 1911

A basket social and dance was held in the new Burns hall, Kincardine, on Thursday last. About $80.00 was realized. Two short plays were given before the sale of the baskets.

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Building New Colony Church 1908 to 1910

Fort Fairfield Review, April 15, 1908

The Presbyterians of Kintore are preparing to build a church this summer.

Fort Fairfield Review,
Nov. 10, 1909

A basket social and concert was held at Bon Accord Thursday evening for the benefit of Lower Kintore church. Sixty dollars was realized.

Fort Fairfield Review, Mar. 30, 1910

Quite a number from here attended the entertainment at Kincardine on last Friday in aid of the Lower Kintore church. About $140.00 were raised.

Glad to know so many young men are interested in the new church at Kintore. That they are willing to pay any price for baskets, in aide of the church, some bringing $7.50 and $5.00. This is as it should be. Don’t be afraid to spend your money where it is going to do good.

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Home From the Woods 1907

Fort Fairfield  Review, Feb. 6, 1907

Quite a number of the Kincardine boys are home from the woods, Jack and George Clark and Willie McConnell.

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1925 Sunday School Picnic

Fort Fairfield Review, Aug. 25, 1925
Several from Upper Kintore attended the Presbyterian Sunday School picnic at Bon Accord Friday, spending a very enjoyable time.

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1912 Benefit Held at Kincardine

Fort Fairfield Review, April 17, 1912

A play, also basket social, and dance was held at Kincardine on Wednesday evening for the benefit of the new Burns hall. Something over $80.00 was realized.

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1910 Kincardine Basket Social and Dance

Fort Fairfield Review, Oct. 26, 1910

A basket social and dance was held in the Exhibition hall, Lower Kincardine, in aid of the new Burns hall. $45.00 was realized.

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1909 Upper Kintore Christmas

Fort Fairfield Review, Jan. 6, 1909

Upper Kintore, N. B.: A Christmas concert and tree was held in the hall Christmas eve. There were many outsiders in attendance and all report a pleasant time spent.

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1907 Kintore Burns Club; “Topsy Turvy” in Kincardine

Fort Fairfield Review, Feb. 6, 1907

The Kintore Burns Club appropriately observed the birthday anniversary of the poet in whose honor the club is organized on Friday evening, by a meeting at which were heard much song and poetry closely connected with the life and struggles of the poet. A few minutes past eight o’clock the president gave a short address of welcome. He simply expressed his pleasure at seeing so many gathered with them to help celebrate the anniversary of the birth of Scotland’s best loved son. Much credit is due those who took part in the program, which consisted of song, recitations and reading. At midnight all joined in singing “Auld Lang Syne,” Mrs. William Christie, Jr., accompanying. Then all sat down to a sumptuous supper. Dancing was next enjoyed until 3:00 o’clock, when they all left for home having spent a most enjoyable evening.

Fort Fairfield Review, May 8, 1907

The play “Topsy Turvy” was given in the new Burns hall, Kincardine, on the evening of April 16. Owing to the terrible state of the roads and weather very few attended from the riverside. The sale of baskets amounted to something over $52.00, one young man paying [$7.50?]  for a basket. Great credit is due Alexander Matheson, John Ellis, Alexander Mackie, Jr. and William Duthie for the way the entertainment was carried out.

1906 Kincardine Agricultural Society Exhibition

Fort Fairfield Review, Oct. 3, 1906

The Kincardine Agricultural Society will hold its annual exhibition October 12 at the Upper Kintore hall. Previously this exhibition has been held at the agricultural hall in Kincardine, but at the last annual meeting of the society it was unanimously voted to hold it alternately at Kincardine and Upper Kintore.

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1905 Christmas in Upper Kintore

Fort Fairfield Review, Jan. 11, 1905

Upper Kintore, N. b. The Sunday school held its Xmas tree in the schoolhouse on Friday evening. The affair was very largely attended, and an interesting program was successfully carried out by the members of the school under the skillful management of their teacher, Miss McCarthy.

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