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  • Allan Cole
    Hi Donna The dist-gen@calcna.ab.ca list will soon be history, possibly in the next few days. There are only 3 IDs on that list anyway. Please use the: AFHS
    Message 1 of 2 , Nov 10, 2002
      Hi Donna

      The dist-gen@... list will soon be history, possibly in the next
      few days. There are only 3 IDs on that list anyway. Please use the:
      AFHS dist-gen List <dist-gen@...> list in the future.

      Good hunting
      Allan

      >Date: Sun, 10 Nov 2002 12:40:04 -0700
      >From: Donna Coulter <coulterd@...>
      >Subject: Family Treasures
      >To: AFHS Distribution List <dist-gen@...>
      >X-Mailer: Microsoft Outlook Express 6.00.2800.1106
      >
      >I was asked why I was interested in gadgets and momentous of the past.
      >This query came after I had presented my brag at the last AFHS meeting. It
      >seemed obvious to me that what interested me about the past must surely
      >interest others.
      >
      >I am recording our family history, these gadgets and moment's are part of
      >our history. I will be printing pictures of the gadgets that I know
      >Grandpa used and that succeeding generations in true family tradition did
      >not throw out- ha ha .
      >
      >The bag stretcher I showed at the meeting was about 100 years old. The
      >gentleman's name on it is mentioned in the Durban history book. AND the
      >name of the town is on the holder.
      >
      >Durban is no longer much of anything. I remember it in the 1930's/40's as
      >a metropolis of 150 residents. Each time I returned it was smaller --
      >until this June I believe there are only five homes, making the population
      >about 20.
      >
      >Each time I returned I took pictures of the hamlet. This time I took
      >pictures of every building still standing. I walked the distance and it
      >took about one and a half hours including talking to four the residents.
      >It was sad-sad-sad.
      >
      >A bit of rejoicing though. Donald a great grandson of the original owner
      >(Grandpa) bought a lot-- just to have a bit of his heritage. Now that was
      >a plus.
      >
      >Hurrah for gadgets and our heritage.
      >
      >Donna Coulter formerly (way back) of DURBAN, MANITOBA.
      >
      >Donna Coulter
      >Box 1232 Nanton AB.
      >CANADA T0L 1RO
      >Donna Coulter
      >Box 1232 Nanton AB.
      >CANADA T0L 1RO

      http://www.afhs.ab.ca
    • Allan Cole
      Please NOTE: The old list name was put in the Breeze by error. Please use the AFHS dist-gen List The dist-gen@calcna.ab.ca list no
      Message 2 of 2 , Nov 11, 2002
        Please NOTE:
        The old list name was put in the Breeze by error.
        Please use the AFHS dist-gen List <dist-gen@...>
        The dist-gen@... list no longer exists.
        Allan

        At 04:26 PM 11/11/02 +0800, James A. N. Mackie wrote:
        >Allan,
        >
        >What is this all about?
        >
        >Are we supposed to re-apply to get on this new list?
        >
        >If so will you add me to the list/
        >
        >
        >James A.N. Mackie, Q.C.
        >2920 Park Lane S.W.
        >Calgary, AB. CAN. T2S 2L7
        >Tel: 1-403-228-4046
        >e-mail: <janma@...>
        >
        >
        >
        >
        >on 11/11/02 8:53 AM, Allan Cole at allan.cole@... wrote:
        >
        > > Hi Donna
        > >
        > > The dist-gen@... list will soon be history, possibly in the next
        > > few days. There are only 3 IDs on that list anyway. Please use the:
        > > AFHS dist-gen List <dist-gen@...> list in the future.
        > >
        > > Good hunting
        > > Allan
        > >
        > >> Date: Sun, 10 Nov 2002 12:40:04 -0700
        > >> From: Donna Coulter <coulterd@...>
        > >> Subject: Family Treasures
        > >> To: AFHS Distribution List <dist-gen@...>
        > >> X-Mailer: Microsoft Outlook Express 6.00.2800.1106
        > >>
        > >> I was asked why I was interested in gadgets and momentous of the past.
        > >> This query came after I had presented my brag at the last AFHS meeting. It
        > >> seemed obvious to me that what interested me about the past must surely
        > >> interest others.
        > >>
        > >> I am recording our family history, these gadgets and moment's are part of
        > >> our history. I will be printing pictures of the gadgets that I know
        > >> Grandpa used and that succeeding generations in true family tradition did
        > >> not throw out- ha ha .
        > >>
        > >> The bag stretcher I showed at the meeting was about 100 years old. The
        > >> gentleman's name on it is mentioned in the Durban history book. AND the
        > >> name of the town is on the holder.
        > >>
        > >> Durban is no longer much of anything. I remember it in the 1930's/40's as
        > >> a metropolis of 150 residents. Each time I returned it was smaller --
        > >> until this June I believe there are only five homes, making the population
        > >> about 20.
        > >>
        > >> Each time I returned I took pictures of the hamlet. This time I took
        > >> pictures of every building still standing. I walked the distance and it
        > >> took about one and a half hours including talking to four the residents.
        > >> It was sad-sad-sad.
        > >>
        > >> A bit of rejoicing though. Donald a great grandson of the original owner
        > >> (Grandpa) bought a lot-- just to have a bit of his heritage. Now that was
        > >> a plus.
        > >>
        > >> Hurrah for gadgets and our heritage.
        > >>
        > >> Donna Coulter formerly (way back) of DURBAN, MANITOBA.
        > >>
        > >> Donna Coulter
        > >> Box 1232 Nanton AB.
        > >> CANADA T0L 1RO
        > >> Donna Coulter
        > >> Box 1232 Nanton AB.
        > >> CANADA T0L 1RO
        > >
        > > http://www.afhs.ab.ca
        > >

        http://www.afhs.ab.ca
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