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Info sought on British Home Child

Hi Friends: We are looking for information or photos of my wife’s father, Harry Armstrong, who came to Canada with Mr. Fegan’s Homes in 1913 at age 10, and was placed on the farm of [continue…]

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Being creative and helping others

Although I was born in Windsor, Ont., the airforce life kept me on the move. I joined to do medical work as an Airwoman in 1951. It was the most enjoyable time of my life. I [continue…]

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Winning was big surprise

It was a big surprise when I received your one-year free subscription for submitting names of potential subscribers. I read The Senior Paper carefully every month. My memory is very good at 80 years old. All of [continue…]

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She thought he was teasing her

I received my Happy Face Pen today from The Senior Paper. I was surprised it arrived so soon because we had just received our February issue the day before. I didn’t notice I was a winner [continue…]

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Special gift from friend

Dear Senior Paper: I was a travelling paper salesman in the early 1970s. The owners of the Dodsland, Sask. butcher shop were Alex & Fran Babiuk. They gave me a treasured gift that is very [continue…]

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‘I also remember the corn roasts’

Trudy Banks – Prince Albert, Sask. After reading the stories from Marjorie Hislop of Shellbrook, Sask., and Bill Eddy of Okanagan Falls, B.C., here’s what I remember. The Hislops lived at 836 2nd St. East in [continue…]

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Farmhouse rang with sounds of rehearsals

Dear editor: My husband and I were surprised and pleased to read an article in The Senior Paper written by Donald Sutherland from Winnipeg. In his story, he reminisces about the dances he attended in Plato, [continue…]

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The Senior Paper brings people together!

From Dorothy McLeod – Saskatoon, Sask. After my story “Harrowing trip sadly ended in tragedy” appeared in the in June 2012 issue of The Senior Paper, I had calls from Brandon, Man., Westbank and Kelowna, [continue…]

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Reunited with twin pen pal!

Hello Readers: When I was a teenager, I corresponded with a twin pen pal, but as I grew older and got married, our correspondence fell by the wayside. Two years ago, shortly before our 80th [continue…]

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Remember a slower-paced world?

Hi Everybody: My parents started their farming career on the Elmer farm 4-1⁄2 miles east of Viceroy, Sask. in a T. Eaton package home, #55, in the fall of 1925. I remember very little about [continue…]

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Mysterious museum object identified

Hi Readers: On Page 3 of the September 2012 issue of The Senior Paper, there was a mystery object from Melfort and District Museum, which we had tried unsuccessfully for a year to identify. Many [continue…]

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Reconnected after 50-plus years

Dear Readers: Thanks to The Senior Paper I heard from someone whom I worked for on my first job as a salesclerk in the F.W. Woolworth’s store in North Battleford, Sask. My boss was Keith [continue…]

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Found a new pen pal

Hi Folks: My story about my family was printed in the July/August 2012 edition of The Senior Paper and much to my delight, I received a very special pen pal because of it. Her name [continue…]