Nor'West Farmer Ads, Photos- Page 2


Brandon Pump & Windmill Works
H. Cater Prop., Brandon MB
Cater Pumps

Harry William Cater
b- Dec 4, 1869 in Whittingdon, Norfolk, England,
d- Apr 3, 1945 at Brandon MB

Immigrated ca 1889
1911 living at 417 9th st, Brandon MB

married Elizabeth “Eliza” Jane Heal, Aug 27, 1907 in Brandon MB
b- 1880 in England

daughter- Ruth Cater, b- Aug 31, 1908 in Brandon MB

daughter- Ellen “Nellie” Florence Cater,
b- June 12, 1910 in Brandon MB

daughter- Frances Fowler Cater,
Nov 2, 1911, in Brandon MB

son- Cecil Cater
b- 1913

son- Herbert Cater

Harry Cater was Mayor of Brandon MB for several terms

Letter from S. A. Bedford, Brandon Experimental Farm

Spencer Argles Bedford
b- bet Jan- Mar 1851 Buxted, Sussex, England
d- Dec 14, 1933, in Winnipeg, MB, age 82

Birth Reg Name= Spencer Argles Bedford
Uckfield reg dist
Baptized July 24, 1853 St. Margaret the Queen Church, Buxted
Father- Jacob, mother Elizabeth

Who would have believed Cement building blocks have been around since 1890?

The Cement Building Block Co. Ltd.
Winnipeg MB

H. S. Palmer Hollow Concrete Building Block Machine
Invented the concrete block in 1890, spent 10 years experimenting with it, applied for patent Mar 21, 1900, patented May 28, 1901

Harmon S. Palmer
b- Mar 9, 1843 in Michigan
d- Mar 1931
lived in Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois, USA when patent approved
father- Sylvaneous Palmer
mother- Sarah Fish, born in New York State
Harmon was one of 7 children
Possibly his full name “Harmon Sylvaneous Palmer”

married Nellie E. Colgrove, Feb 9, 1870, in Jackson Co. Michigan
b- May 1844, in Michigan,
both of her parents born in New York state

Floyd Palmer, b- Apr 24, 1875
Clyde Palmer, b- Nov 7, 1880

1900 in Hyde Park Township, Chicago

1920 in Washington, District of Columbia
Lived at 1450 Binney St. Washington

Ad for the Prize Seed Co, Dept 821, Toronto ON
A free Graphophone for selling seeds?
The word “Graphophone” is a simple transposition of the word “Phonograph,”


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