THE TORONTO DAILY STAR, SATURDAY. JANUARY 27, 1923,
SCENES NEAR BOYHOOD HOME OF DR. F. G. BANTING, DISCOVERER OF INSULIN.
It was in the town of Alliston, a short distance north of Toronto,
that Dr. Fred. G. Banting received his early education and spent
his boyhood days. His school chums at that time little thought
that this discoveries in the field of medicine would, in a few
years, made his name know in all parts of the world. The photos
above shoe, LEFT TO RIGHT, top row; Dr. F. G. Banting himself;
the old Banting homestead where Dr. Bantings brother now lives;
his mother Mrs. W. T. Banting. Second row: Mayor J. H. Mitchell,
of Alliston, who is preparing a big reception for Dr. Banting on
behalf of the town; the machine gun in front of the Alliston High
School, which was presented to Dr. Banting by the 44th Battalion,
and which he in turn presented to the town; his father, Mr. W. T.
Banting. Bottom row; Alliston public and high school, where the
young scientist received his early education; the home of Dr.
Bantings parents on Queen street, Alliston.