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 Eyebrow
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 Eyebrow Saskatchewan

Incorporated as a Village, Jan 8, 1909.

Located on Section 24, Township 21, Range 2, W3
Lat- 50 47' 52'' N
Long- 106 9' 17'' W

On the Outlook Branch of the CPR
which was in service ca 1908.
Located about 45 miles from Moose Jaw

Named after an Eyebrow shaped hill above Eyebrow Lake
which is near Eyebrow.


As of Mar 1912

Approx 40% Americans
and a fair number of Scandinavians
Population about 300
3 miles of graded roads covered the town.
1/4 mile plank sidewalks was placed.
4 Churches,
Methodist, Presbyterian, Church of England and Roman Catholic.
Methodist and Presbyterian had their own buildings.
Masons and Independent Order of Odd Fellows had Lodges there
Fire Hall contained 2 chemical fire engines and a volunteer Fire Department.
Office for the Municipality of Eyebrow #193, in the Town.
Town lots $200-$440 each.
2 storied School, with 2 large classrooms, erected ca1910 cost $8,000.
3 Real Estate firms,
a Doctor,
Branch of the Union Bank of Canada, (opened in 1909)
The Hazel Hotel,
2 General Stores, 1 Dry Goods, Drug and flour and Feed stores.
2 Hardware Stores
3 Implement Shops, 2 Lumber yards,
2 Livery barns, 4 Dray Lines,
a harness shop, 2 blacksmith shops,
a tinsmith, butcher, Restaurant, Jewellery shop, and Optician.
Laundry, Barber shop, and Pool room.
Bowling Alley, Chopping Mill, 2 Building Contractors,
2 Painters, 2 Masons, a Printing Plant,
Imperial Oil Companies Warehouse,
Lawyer, Notary Public, Veterinary Surgeon,
The Local Weekly Newspaper, "The Eyebrow Herald"
quit printing in 1943, printed on Thursdays
4 large Grain Elevators (130,000 bushels total)



1920-21

Meat Markets
F. Darby
Jno Penn

Blacksmith

J. B. Huffman

William Nesbitt
b- Mar 1870 in ON
wife- Minnie Nesbitt, nee ?,
b- Mar 1889 in USA
she immigrated in 1903

Lumber Yard
Imperial Lumber Yards Ltd.

Hardware / General Store
W. L. Black- Hardware
W. J. Pritchard and Son- General Store

Farm Implements
J. F. Morrough- Implements
H. H. Smith- Implements and Autos
Thomas T. Turner- Implements


Bakery
Clays Ideal Bakery

Cafe
Canada Cafe- Num Quong, Prop

Livery
John Davis II Livery

Drug Store

Eyebrow Drug Co. - J. Drysdale and J. Hochman Prop.

Furniture
Eyebrow Outfitters- Men's Furnishings

Harness
T. C. Gibson- Harness

Printers
The Herald- E. J. Wright- Printers and Publishers

Power Plant
E. G. Hill- Electric Light and Power Plant

Hotel
Western Hotel- W. D. Milliken prop

Bank
Union Bank of Canada- J. Wilson Manager

Misc
William Hillis Postmaster (see below)
A. Lalonde -Barber and Pool Room
N. J. MacDonald, Insurance Agent and Notary Public


1948, also 1955
 The Raymond Hotel, was in Eyebrow


Post Office History

Original name  Eyebrow Station

Office Opened- Jan 1, 1908,
Section 24, Township 21, Range 2, W3
changed June 1, 1908 to Eybrow

Federal Electoral District: Rosetown - Biggar (SK)

Office Opened- Jan 1, 1908,
Section 24, Township 21, Range 2, W3
Original Name Eyebrow Station- changed June 1, 1908

Postal Code today- S0H 1L0

Postmaster Information:

Name of Postmaster Military
Status
Date
of Birth
Date
of Appointment
Date
of Vacancy
Cause
of Vacancy
Robert A. Porter
(see below)
   

1908-01-01

1909-04-10

Resignation

D. D. McDonald    

1909-05-31

1910-09-12

Resignation

W. J. McDonald    

1910-10-13

1911-01

*

Miss Elsie G. Ross
 (see below)
   

1911-02-22

1911-07-07

Resignation

Robert J. Mullen    

1911-12-11

1912-08-14

*

William Hillis    

1912-11-11

1927-01-28

Resignation

John Murray Hainer
(see below)
  Oct 30,1887

1927-01-27

Acting

-

               "         "

1927-07-21

1958-10-09

Retirement

Murdoch Alexander Martin OAS  

1958-10-10

Acting

(Postmaster General)

"

"  

1958-12-24

1968-01-09

Death

Mrs. Margaret Helen Martin OAS  

1968-01-11

Acting

-

"

"  

1968-04-02

1979-11-03

Retirement

Elizabeth W. Speir    

1979-11-03

-

-

This reproduction is NOT represented as an official version of the materials reproduced,
nor as having been made in affiliation with,
or with the endorsement of the National Archives of Canada.
The source of this material is the National Archives of Canada

Robert  A. Porter
b-
d-
took out Western Land Grant,
NE Section 5, Township 21, Range 2, W3

Miss Elsie Geraldine Ross
b- Feb 9, 1891 in RM of Franklin, MB
d-
married Albert Gimby, June 21, 1911 in Sintaluta SK
they had 4 children

Brother Rupert E. Ross
b- July 1880 in ON
d-
wife- Etta M. Ross
b- Apr 1888 in ON

Sister- Winnifred Henriette Ross
b- Oct 21, 1882 in Emerson, MB
d-

Father- Charles Woodford Ross
b- May 15, 1842 in Toronto ON
d-

Mother- Matilda S. Ross, nee Peach
b-Oct 14, 1861
d- Apr 17, 1918

John Murray Hainer
b- Oct 30, 1887 Esquesing, Halton, ON
son of Jacob Hainer, and Charlotte Thomson



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