6-year-old drove tractor during harvest

By Clarence Wiebe – Rush Lake, Sask. I got my first taste of driving a tractor at age six. My dad had purchased a new Oliver 70 gas tractor in 1948 before harvest. The oats were ready to cut with the binder, but dad’s hired man was called away for some family function. My brother was [continue...]

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Ranch Gang and Wagon Masters

Photo flashbacks of the Primrose Ranch Gang (top) circa 1943. They played CFQC radio Saskatoon at noon. The Wagon Masters (bottom), circa 1956, played Thursday evenings over CKY Winnipeg. The [continue…]

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Looking back in time!

Harvesttime in the early 1950s. (Top) Ernest Oddan is pictured on the binder and Leonard Oddan is on the homemade tractor. Raymond Oddan did most of the work building it, while [continue…]

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Regina, Sask., circa 1919

Snapshots of Regina in 1919 from former soldier, Alfred Meek of Shaunavon, Sask. Top photo: Regina Town Hall where he was discharged; middle: the view from the barracks, looking toward [continue…]

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  • People are putting up so many lights on their houses at Christmas these days, you don’t know if they’re celebrating the birth of Jesus or General Electric.

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Shrimp Salad

Jean Chmarney – Wadena, Sask. Salad: 10 cups cooked rice 1 cup cooked peas 2 cans shrimp 1 cup chow mein noodles 1⁄4 cup diced green onion 1⁄4 cup sliced, toasted [continue…]

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Goofing off with grenades

By H. Les Herrington – Claresholm, Alta. After basic training on the parade square in Camp Borden, Ont., in June-July 1951, our training platoon went on advance weapon training out on [continue…]