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The Injustice of Birth Order

When Children Divide the Nickels Back in 1899 a thirteen-year-old Ontario girl named Christina kept a diary for that year of her life.  One of her entries tells of a day her father had taken her and her sister Annie, … Continue reading

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Gopher Tail Sales

Gopher Tail Sales By Linda C Butler Told by Charlie Vance I winter fished the winter of 1931 up the Hudson Bay Railway line at Mile 185.  We caught and cleaned fish, then froze and packed them for shipment to … Continue reading

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Growing Up Apart

An Off and On Family For the first several years of my life I probably went back and forth between the Vances and the Forsyths and was very close with my brother Jim. We ran around the farm yard together, … Continue reading

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Pool Room Antics

POOL ROOM ANTICS By Linda C Butler Told by her Dad, Charlie Vance In 1932, I was in The Pas and I obtained a job winter fishing at Thicket Portage, Mile 185 on the Hudson Bay Railway. This was in the … Continue reading

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