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JAMES R. McDONELL

jAMES R. McDONELL, who is the son of Archie R. McDonell, is thirty-nine years old. His wife's maiden name was Elena McDonald, by whom he has one son and five daughters. He is a Scotch-Canadian, a Catholic and a Conservative.
       His farm of 130 acres, located North 1/2 Lot 15, Second Concession, Charlottenburg Township, is stocked with 30 cattle, 7 horses, 15 swine and 60

Jas. R. McDonell and His Home
Jas. R. McDonell and His Home


fowl. Its average yield is 800 bushels grain, 40 tons hay, 6 acres corn, 250 bushels potatoes and vegetables for own use. His sugar bush consists of about 350 trees.
       He owns a fine herd of high-grade Holstein cattle, and sends 400 pounds of milk daily to the Glengarry Creams' Factory. He has followed farming as an occupation for the past ten years, and has also been a patron of the Cheese Board for the same duration of time.
       Previously, Mr. McDonell has spent five years mining in British Columbia and Cobalt.
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