Page 43 - The Steel Boom Comes to Sydney, 1899
ISSUE : Issue 39
Published by Ronald Caplan on 1985/6/1
day instead of $1.50 • which "does not seem unreasonable (to the reporter), as things go in Sydney at present"--referring to the inflated cost of everything. However, the strike was "an ill-advised affair. The strikers must have known there was no chance a mere handful of men, unsupported and with little sympathy from the community at large, succeeding against a powerful company in whose success the town and the country at large is so deeply interested." The expressed attitudes regarding the dan? gers of the steel works were equally uns3mi- pathetic. The Ottawa Citizen General re? ported on 61 deaths and many injuries in the first two years of the plant. "The works have been termed a human slaughter? house." Sydney's Daily Record responded: "While there is a grain of truth in the foregoing, yet no citizen of Sydney will feel but that it contains an injustice to both the town and the company. There are centennial 1785-1985 jea Sydney's Alive in '85! Join in Sydney's BIRTHDAY BASH ! AUGUST 4 eYearSoFar Velcome lyal Visitor I Andrew IE 29-30 !S FESTIVAL 5, 6, 7 CEILIDH IN SYDNEY ;an rejjnion PARADE: AUGUST 5 from Toronto Aug. 4 )en Hcuse--Air Show--CFS Sydney :iimenical Service lymp1cs--Provincial Summer Games 7 Bowling at the Cedars imily Picnic w & Harbour Ports Day Parachute Association Convention - Family Picnic lurch Anniv. Observance Service tists Assoc. "Paint-In" jnteers Fashion Show jtion Day Celebrations • Focus-on-Family irket 'Celebrations {Family Festival) irds) ife Conference tMaharajan Festival ??Jk Reunion .B. County Vocational School Jivers Competition Festival ibrations/Provincial Opening • >rs Festival-'-Giant Concert, i Dance jltural Assoc • Italia Day jummer Crafts for Children ly Picnic i Institute Convention )en House, CFS--Air Show Dme Home Days • UCCB Alumni Reunion AUGUST 4 A Every Friday in 1985 is Costume Day' in Sydney. Get your costume now and get in on the fun!! JULY 9-10 JULY 12-14 JULY 12-14 JULY 15-21 JULY 18-20 JULY 20 JULY 25 -AUG 3 JULY 26-28 JULY 26-28 JULY 26-28 JULY 26-28 JULY 27 -AUG 2 JULY 28 JULY 28 JULY 28 -AUG 3 JULY 28 -AUG 3 JULY 28 -AUG 3 AUG 1-4 AUG 1-4 AUG 1-4 AUG 1-10 AUG 2 AUG 2-3 AUG 2-3 AUG,'-4 ' AUG 3-10 A(JG 3-4 AUG 4 AUG 4 AUG 4-24 AUG 5 AUG 5-6 AUG 7 AUG 7 AUG 8 AUG 8-11 AUG 8-11 AUG 9 AUG 9 AUG 9-11 AUG 9-11- AUG 9-11 AUG 10 AUG 10 AUG 11 AUG 11 AUG 11-17 AUG 11-17 AUG 11-18 AUG 12 AUG 12 AUG 16-18 AUG 18-24 AUG 19-24 AUG 21-23 AUG 23-25 Ukrainian Festival Sydney Acaderny Reunion--Class of '50 C.B.ers Jamboree • C.B.Co. C.B. Radio Friendship Club Gaelic Festival Caidreabh Nan Gaidheal, Sidni, 1985 Modern Square & Round Dance Festival Strawberry Festival North Sydney Centennial Days C.B. Highlanders Convention C.B. School of Crafts Craft Show & Sale Bicentennial Baby Quilt Contest (Craft Show) Sydney Academy Reunion '52, '53, '54 Cumis Board Seminar St. Phillip's Orthodox Church Thanksgiving Service Model Sailboat Racing • Family Event Fastball Tournament (Indian) Indiar Pow Wow West Indian Homecoming Days Sydney Academy Reunion Rive'rview Pioneers Reunion (High School Reunion) Loi/isbourg C.B. Fisheries & Marine Exhibit Boy Scout Jamboree, Rotary Park Mori en Memories Irish Days--Irish Ambassador, Guest Olands Canadian Powerlifting Championships- Men's National N.S. Softball Championship Senior Men's Action Week Horseshoe Tournament Sunset Ceremony--Cadets Bicentennial Parade & Parade of Performers Show UCCB Dance Festival Caribbean Festival & Parade Schenley's Bicentennial Golf Tournament Newfoundland Day--Branch 128 Legion Gaelic Society Milling Frolic Margaret Bourgeois Pageant, Holy Angels Sydney Academy Reunion Class of 1975 Holy Angels Convent Anniversary (100 Years) Reunion Remember When • Holy Angels St. Phillip's African Orthodox Reunion/Dinner/Dance Muggah Family Reunion Sydney Academy Reunion Class of 1965 N.S. Softball Championship Open House & Banquet • Holy Angels Oldies but Goodies Dance • St. Phillip's AOC Liturgical Celebrations • Holy Angels (Sacred Heart Church) Memorial Service, St. Phillip's Salute to Labour Week Ethiopian Celebrations Lob Ball Tournament Scottish Highlands/C.B. Youth Theatre Royal Bank, Whitney Pier Br. 75th Anniv. of Branch North Novas Convention Northern Yacht Club North American/Canadian Snipe Championships, North Sydney C.B. Farmers Exhibition • North Sydney N.S. Arena Managers Assoc. Convention Korean Vets Convention AUG 24 AUG 24 AUG 24-25 AUG 25-31 AUG 30 -SEPT 1 AUG 30 -SEPT 1 'AUG 31 -SEPT 2 SEPT 1 SEPT 1-7 SEPT 2 SEPT 6 SEPT 7 SEPT 14 SEPT 14-15 SEPT 14-15 SEPT 15 SEPT 15-20 SEPT 19-21 SEPT 22 SEPT 22 SEPT 26-28 SEPT 26-28 SEPT 27-29 SEPT 28 SEPT 28-29 SEPT 28-29 TBA OCT OCT 4-6 OCT 6 OCT 7 OCT 8-14 OCT 11-13 OCT 11-13 OCT 11-14 OCT 12-13 OCT 12-14 OCT 13-14 OCT 16 OCT 21-27 OCT 22-24 OCT 25-27 OCT 31 NOV 1 NOV 8-10 NOV 11 NOV 14-17 NOV 16 NOV 22-23 NOV 30 TBA DEC 14 DEC 14-15 DEC 31 DEC 31 JAN 1986 JAN 1 Blueberry Festival Corn Boil 25th Anniv. of the Blessing of St. Augustine's Church , Highland Conservation School C.B. Sea Cadet Regatta, Navy League of Canada West Nova Scotia Regiment Convention Cromarty Tennis Labour Day Tournament N.S. Royal Can. Legion Golf Tournament Ethiopian Youth Week Labour Day Church Parade Salute to Little League Sydney Garden Club Bicentennial Flower Show Bicentennial Tartan Ball Big Barren 200, 200KM Cross Country Motorcycle Race C.B. Antique & Custom Car Show Battle of Britain Ceremonies International Stage Bicycle Race Anglican Diocesan Synod Terry Fox Run, Walk, Ride 2nd Annual Pepsi Car Rally--Regional Hospital Atlantic Canada Workshops Convention N.S.Federation of Labour Convention Sydney Garrison Warrant Officers & Sgts. Mess Reunion Stornaway Society Highland Dance Competitions Polish • St. Michael's Celebrations Canadian Kennel Club Field Trials Scottish Heavyweight Events Computer Art Festival Artists Assoc. Anniv. & Dance--Holiday Inn • Annual National Family Services Canada Annual Conference Festival of Praise--Church Choirs Simcha Torah (Temple Sons of Israel) 7:30 p.m. International Passports Festival (All Ethnic Groups) 50th Anniversary Conference: Alcoholics Anonymous Sea Cadet Reunion Petro-Can National Soccer Tournament (Boys under 18) 13th Highlanders Birthday Parade Bicentennial Dart Tournament Scottish Heavyweight Events Sydney Credit Union 50th Anniv. (Year Long Celebration) Boys & Girls Club Week in Canada lODE Semi-Annual Provincial Conference Liturgical Convent>ion Hallowe'en Party, Oidhche Shamhna, Gaelic Society Mardi Gras Celebration--Costume & Masks Kinette Craft Fair Royal Canadian Legion {60th Anniv.) Host Branch 12 World Candlepin Bowling Championships--Kansas Snow Ukrainian Annual St. Michael's Day Party Polish • St. Catherine Celebration St. Andrew's Day Dinner/Dance • Gaelic Society Salute to Seniors • Various Churches Gaelic Society Christmas Party Hanging of the Greens--United Baptist Church Gala New Year's Costume Ball & Satellite Dances New Year's Eve Ceilidh • Gaelic Society Mayor's Levee, Closing & Cornnemoratlve Ceremonies (Time Capsule) 1985 Bicentennial Baby Announcement Dur 200th Birthday! hlsslon at 539-1985 or drop in--George St., next to the N.S. Liquor Commission. f"? SYmMEYZOO "'''"' (43)
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