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Canada buried its greatest battlefield general 80 years ago today. Sir Arthur Currie, the last commander of the Canadian Corps — Canada’s 100,000-strong fighting formation during the Great War of 1914 to 1918 — died in Montreal on November 30, 1933. 1,745 more words
What should have been a mundane lesson on writing personal letters turned into a poignant paean to the dying art of letter writing. The discussion generated a lot of surprising insights – for example, what letters were used for: many of a certain vintage could remember the joy of receiving personal letters and the hopes that we sent with the ones we posted. 193 more words
THE PATIENTS OF MOLOKAI ASSIST THE RED CROSS.
There arrived from the leprosy colony of Molokai, a total of two-hundred and forty-eight dollars, in the form of a donation for the Red Cross , given by the patients and some others of the colony, from twenty-five cents to twelve dollars. 609 more words