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Page 2 - A Visit with Marguerite Gallant

Published by Ronald Caplan on 1973/7/1 (918 reads)

I like gifts. Yes. But what people bring me, they're not gifts. Everybody that doesn't want a thing, they bring it to me. They know I'll take it. Here's the picture of a person, I don't know who it is. And those are just beads. They used to be on old lamps years ago. They just bring them to me. They mean a whole lot to me. And look, my cousin he made all kinds of knots. And a boy brought me that when they were first making the national park • a sea urchin, I think. You look at them and then I'll put them back. Now look, these little boxes you may not think much about them, but they were spice boxes the old ladies used to have. See, it's sewed with wood. I've collected things since I was a child. If I had everything I ever collected you'd be afraid of it. And I never lose anything, anyone that ever gave me anything. I know where everything is. CONTINUED ON INSIDE BACK COVER LECHAMEAU POTTERY / CERAMICpE Louisbourg, Nova Scotia Enjoy Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner overlooking the Bras d'Or Inverary Inn Baddeck CAPE CO-OP Bookshop & Coffee Shop We offer the widest selection of books to suit every taste • Beautiful locally- made Handicrafts including the work of The Mad Potters of Sydney Mines • Posters • Art Prints • Special Children's Section The Coffee Shop serves homecooked meals, sandwiches, etc. And everyone is welcomeI CHARLOTTE ST. BENTINCK ST. TEL SC9-(S??ti3 tlqpe Co-op x' C:-ffee Shop / X _d '36A &'0'&(' GEORGE ST. We feature (beside what you would find in any complete drug store and souvenir center) these items: Mukluks Staplers Toys Foot Rot Remedy Brass Cuspidors Rubber Worms Cow, calf, horse, pig China and chicken medicine Ant Traps Records 10' Ice Cream Salmon eggs Cones Muskrat Pelt Stretchers Insense Kerosene Lamps Itoroscopes Fishing Gear Hunting Knives PRESCRIPTIONS FILLED WHILE YOU WAIT Cape Breton's Maga2ine/2 STONE'S in BADDECK
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