An­tique Ma­chines Week­end

Stanstead Journal - - LENNOXVILLE NEWS - Compton

For a 20th con­sec­u­tive year, the Eastern Town­ships An­tique Ma­chin­ery Club will hold its an­nual ex­po­si­tion at the Re­creo-Parc, in Compton, this Satur­day and Sun­day. This year the em­pha­sis will be placed on do­mes­tic and in­dus­trial ob­jects and in­stru­ments used in the coun­try and the city and made in Quebec at the end of the 19th cen­tury and the first half of the 20th. Dur­ing a pe­riod when be­ing self- suf­fi­cient was the way to economise, many Quebec busi­nesses fur­nished man­u­fac­tured goods for the farm and the city. About fifty ex­hibitors are expected.

There will be an auc­tion on Satur­day at 4:00 pm, fol­lowed by a community sup­per at 6:00 pm. A can­tine and flea mar­ket will also be on site. Small en­trance fee for peo­ple 12 and older.

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