|HISTORY OF THE CORNWALL CHEESE AND BUTTER BOARD|
|JAMES J. MACDONALD|
|AS J. MACDONALD was born October 15, 1879, in Charlottenburg Township, Glengarry County. His parents were Donald D. Macdonald and Annie Cameron. He is a Canadian of Scotch descent, a Catholic and an Independent. He has a family of nine, three sons and six daughters. |
He has an extensive farm of 200 acres, being in the Third Concession (Glen), Charlottenburg Township. It carries a stock of 40 cattle, 9 horses, 10 sheep, 7 swine and 50 fowl, and has a yearly yield of 1,000 bushels grain, 100 tons hay, 50 tons corn, 500 bushels potatoes and vegetables for his home use, also including
Home of Jas. J. McDonald
20 assorted apple trees. There is a large sugar bush on Mr. Macdonald's farm, he being able to tap over 2,000 trees.
Mr. Macdonald has experienced twenty-five years of farm life, and has been a patron of the Cheese Board since its organization, twenty-one years ago. He sends daily 500 pounds of milk to the Glendale Factory.
Our subject has been an exhibitor and prize winner at the Williamstown Fair on Southdown sheep, Holstein cattle and horses. He has, in former years, done railway work for the Grand Trunk, Canadian Pacific, Canadian Northern and Grand Trunk Pacific. Mr. Macdonald is a progressive and substantial farmer of high standing.
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