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HISTORY OF THE CORNWALL CHEESE AND BUTTER BOARD
 
GEORGE W. FICKES

  George W. Fickes
George W. Fickes
gEORGE W. FICKES is fifty-nine years of age and was born in the Township of Cornwall. His father's name was Jacob Harvey Fickes and his mother's maiden name was Elizabeth Forrester. He married Mary Annabel and has one son, George E., and two daughters, Ethel A. and Jessie D. Fickes. Mr. Fickes is an Anglican in religion and in politics a Unionist.
       Mr. Fickes has a large 180-acre farm located Lot 34, 1st Concession, Cornwall Township, which he personally operates. This farm annually yields 800 bushels of grain, 60 tons of hay and 6 acres of corn. He is a patron of the Moulinette Cheese Factory and a member of the Cornwall Cheese & Butter Board.
       His farm is well stocked, there being, amongst other live stock, 45 cattle, 5 horses, 20 swine and over 50 fowl.
       Mr. Fickes has farmed all his life and delivers, on an average, 450 pounds of milk daily to the factory during the season. He produces 400 pounds of butter annually. He has a sugar bush that yields 100 gallons of syrup yearly.
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ALEXANDER MULLIN
aLEXANDER MULLIN is sixty-seven years old and was born in Cornwall Centre. He now owns and operates the 100-acre farm located Lot 32, Second Concession, Cornwall Township. Mr. Mullin's father's name was and his mother's maiden name Catherine McKay. His wife was Deliah Agnes Fickes, and he is the father of four sons and two daughters. In religion he is a Presbyterian and in politics a Unionist.
       Mr. Mullin's farm yields 400 bushels of grain, 30 acres of hay, 2 1/2 acres of corn, and 100 bushels of potatoes. His stock includes 28 cattle, 6 horses, 11 swine and 75 fowl. He has been farming all his life. Mr. Mullin delivers a daily average of 200 pounds of milk to the Moulinette Factory and produces annually 200 pounds of butter.
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