Monthly Archives: October 2013

Speedy Court

Speedy Court By Linda Butler Told by Georgette Major I lived with Tribbles before I was married and was a teacher for their daughter Claire.  One afternoon, David Fergus, the Justice of the Peace, dropped by for a visit.  We … Continue reading

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Herb Lake Showers

HERB LAKE SHOWERS By Linda C. Butler Told by Cecilia Vasiloff When I was little, our family lived at Red Lake, Ontario.  All of us kids bathed on Saturday night, one at a time, in a large tub, usually from … Continue reading

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Herb Lake Legion

The Royal Canadian Legion Herb Lake (No.125) Branch Chartered: May 12, 1936 In operation for 1936 and 1937. Reorganized in 1946 The year when their Charter was surrendered is not available. CHARTER MEMBERS: L.R. Shier Geo. Bartlett F.E. Bridgeman H.E. … Continue reading

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The Little Cat

The Little Cat That Wilfred Drove by Gordon R. Cann Wilfred had a little cat You and I remember that It had tracks for the snow Where you steered it, it would go This little cat hauled the freight Always … Continue reading

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Judge Vickers School Trek

JUDGE VICKERS SCHOOL TREK By Linda C Butler Told by Dulcie Taylor Judge George Vickers was concerned that children attend school and on days when there was a heavy snow fall he would walk with snowshoes along the pathways to … Continue reading

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The Horse in the Beer Parlor

The Horse in the Beer Parlor By Linda C Butler Dulcie Taylor, the daughter of Ben Maxwell, the owner of Maxwell’s Beer Parlor, told this story: The miners from the Laguna Mine drank heavily on paydays as they had money … Continue reading

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The Bucket of Blood

The Bucket of Blood by Linda C Butler Dulcie Taylor, in the 1990s, told me there had been an early dance hall at Herb Lake called “The Bucket of Blood”. It was in operation in the 1920s, in the days … Continue reading

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