Parry Sound

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  • Ullman And Woolman

    The name Ullman and Woolman were interchangeable throughout the years, however, Woolman became the preferred spelling for Thomas and his family, from the time of his leaving the family home in Foley and moving to Parry Sound proper on his marriage to Rebecca on January 28, 1880. There he started out as the near ubiquitous lumberman and a new dad. Edith was born just a comfortable nine months later on November 13, 1880. It was too tough a go for him in the mills and he uprooted his family and headed back to Foley by 1882 with a mixture of farming and lumbering. That year, on Christmas Eve they had their second child and first boy Thomas Westley (b December 24, 1882) who would be referred to as West or Westley to distinguish him from his dad.…

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  • Killbear Park Research Paper

    is the other story about how he died — by being killed by a bear north of Parry Sound resulting in naming Killbear Park after the bear. (The naming of this park, from Killbear Point, is more likely named from the Objiwe Mukwa-Nayosh meaning 'Bear Kill '. In conformation the 1866 map of McDougall Twp has the peninsula labelled as Kill Bear Point.) There is a resolution to the above curious and confusing information. The tombstone is correct and the census information is wrong, Killbear Park is…

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  • Comparison: Zachariah And Washington

    To get to Parry Sound from Collingwood the Watts and McDougall’s had to board the newly built Waubuno. This bi-weekly steamer was the only way to access Parry Sound as the road between Parry Sound and Bracebridge was only just being cut. As they neared the Harbour, Zachariah and family would have seen some of the 30,000 islands and got a first glimpse of the stoic pines growing on the Shield rocks – the rocks and little soil that would make farming a serious challenge to any farmer. This Sound…

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  • Conger Lumber Company Case Study

    Sept 19) after the mill fire, they issued the following: Messrs Mitchell and McDonald of Blackstone Lake wish to express their deep appreciation for the able assistance given by residents in the vicinity during their recent fire which destroyed their mill and a large quantity of ties. The prompt response of the Parry Sound fire brigade resulted in the saving of a considerable quantity of ties and the company desires to express their thanks to the brigade for their good work. Thomas Jr 's respect…

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  • Blackstone Lake

    Lake starts with the stories and biographies of the settlers that tamed and worked the land surrounding the lake. As they did so, a historical framework of personalities, knowledge of the of the lake and a system of morals developed. I started out to answer what seemed to be some major questions to ask the archives and of history itself. They being the origins of each settler, why they or their ancestors came to Canada, and then to Ontario if not directly and why and when they came to the Parry…

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  • Blackstone River Case Study

    A series of make shift dams and flumes are in place on the Blackstone River as it heads towards Blackstone Harbour from Crane used to control the log jams and to get the lumber up to Parry Sound. Also the river between Crane and Blackstone already had its first of several dams placed midway on its length. The Conger Lumber Co. operates throughout the area as the century headed towards its end. Other private interest companies such as Rankin Bros. subcontracting with Conger Lumber and later the…

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  • Noise Canceling Technology In Headphones Essay

    volume to drown out unwanted sounds like Aunt Petunia or the roar of the engine in an airplane doesn’t apply anymore for users with noise canceling headphones. The solution to nagging or thunderous noise is simply to switch the noise canceling button on and listen to a file of your choosing. Noise canceling technology privatizes someone’s own audio space even more than normal headphones can, and the technology comes with health benefits as well. This technology doesn’t just make someone’s life…

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  • Auscultation In Steven Church's The Opera Of Existence

    In Chamber One, he begins with “Six miners trapped 1,500 feet underground by a massive cave-in at the Crandall Canyon coal mine in Utah, a catastrophic collapse” (25). The repetition of the ‘c’ sounds add a percussive effect, building tension and accentuating the solemnity of the situation. Later on, Chamber Three is introduced comparing the murmurs of the heart to the sounds of classical music. As the passage continues, the diction conveys a musical tone, taking on a rhythm dictated by…

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  • Importance Of Observing Society

    For as long as I can recall I have enjoyed the ability to observe society and those that live within it, henceforth, recently in the past weeks I have enjoyed spending time with a few close acquaintances from going to a public restaurant to enjoying a motion picture flick. In all these activities I was able to not only observe the public but the environment around us and found some interesting aspect that stood out to me. Observing while spending time socialize is anything from easy as I felt…

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  • Importance Of Noise Pollution

    A sound is the oscillation of pressure in materials such as the atmosphere, water, or the earth. In spite of the fact that the domain for the pressure oscillations of sound is rather small, there is a significant difference in pressure between the weakest sound heard by a human being (such as the sound of the rustling of leaves), and the strongest sound heard by them (such as the launching of a missile, or an explosion). The size of such difference is measured by the range of the oscillations…

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