106 THE PIONEERS OF OLD ONTARIO
on shares at Holland Landing. He pitted his share when dug, and next spring moved them to Hawkstone by boat and from Hawkstone carried them to Rugby on his back. One spring when potatoes were exceptionally scarce, people actually dug up the tubers they had planted for seed in order to secure food.
THE EARLY DAYS OF INNISFIL
"I have been here in Innisfil longer than any man now living in the township. My memory