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100 Years Ago - Baron Von Richthofen's funeral and other news from the War

Letter to Mrs George Paulin from son Victor Paulin, France 22 April 1918
Dear mother,

How are things in old Victoria?  Received a letter from Victoria yesterday giving all the latest events, from Nancy Riddell, they are now living at 793 Stillside Ave, wants a snap of me, so I told her to call on you, and you would be sure to give her one.  460 more words


Obituary, William C Leitch, La Presse, 1924

La Presse, 2 May 1924, page 11

Entrepreneur bien connu qui disparait

M William-C Leitch, est decede hier, après une maladie de plus de deux ans, a sa residence, 476 avenue Strathcona, Westmount. 96 more words


St Andrew's Day in Canada, St John, NB, 1920

Aberdeen Press and Journal, 23 December 1920, page 6

St Andrew’s Day in Canada

The “Daily Telegraph” of St John, New Brunswick, for December 1, contains a four-column report of the celebration of St Andrew’s Day by the St John Society.  104 more words


Attitude of Irish-Canadians, Lt-Col Trihey, New York, 1917

Montreal Gazette, 3 July 1917, page 2

Lieut-Col Trihey on attitude of Irish-Canadians

Deeply concerned on situation in Ireland but will their duty as Canadians… 611 more words


New Invention, Teatreauville, 1933

La Patrie, 6 May 1933, page 23

Nouvelle Invention Sportive

On voit ci-dessus une nouvelle invention qui consiste en un appareil sportif et leger, pouvant service a apprendre a nager, a sauver une personne qui se noie, a prendre des courses nautiques etc.  69 more words


King Tut would have chose Dow Old Stock Ale, 1923

Montreal Gazette, 26 Feb 1923, page 19

Undoubtedly King Tut-Ankh-Amen Would have Chose Dow Old Stock Ale – Fully matured.

Because it is the standard of strength & quality… 25 more words


Re-Living the Television Shows of my Youth, 2018

When I was a kid I used to watch Batman.  It was already an old show when I watched, in the afternoons, but for me, and for my brother, it was like new.  407 more words