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Page 24 - With Ella Smith and Joanne Donovan

Published by Ronald Caplan on 1989/8/1 (267 reads)

wanted to know. But he spelled out the name--he might have done it the same way-- who took his money--he might have done it the same way. But it didn't seem like there was a key, to me, there. (And he was asking who took the $10?) Yeah, he found out. But he went and asked them for it, and they gave it back. (What would happen that would tell him?) The Bible would open on every letter till the name was spelled out. He said he'd start from A, so--after he got enough ini- Cedar House Bakery and Restaurant 674-2929 OPEN DAILY FOR BREAKFAST, LUNCH a DINNER bread • scones • oatcaltes • cookies • pies TRANS-CANADA HWY NEAR SEAL ISLAND BRIDGE tials he said, "That's enough." He went up and asked--it was a woman--for the money. She gave it to him. 'Cause she got scared, too, I guess, when she saw the Bible opening. Dad's mother used to do it. Dad was often telling me that. She'd take her Bible and she'd go upstairs--I've heard Mom talk about that. She'd take her Bible and go upstairs, if a boat didn't come in. She'd go upstairs with the Bible and she'd come back. She'd say, "Don't worry about them." There were no phones, anything, no ship- to- shore. She'd tell them where they were. She'd even tell them what harbour they were. If they were safe. (Using the Bible.) Yeah. (Did they ever use Bible for cures? Did it play any kind of a role if someone was sick or something like that?) Not--I've FOREST FIRE! Last year between April and October, 26 forest fires were reported in Cape Breton. Fortunately, fast action by Lands and Forests crews and volunteer firefighters put them out before they did much damage. Because even a small brush fire can get out of control and ignite nearby trees in seconds, early detection is essential. WHERE TO REACH US If you see a fire in or near the woods, contact your local If there is no answer, INVERNESS COUNTY * Department of Lands and Forests P.O. Box 130 756-2298 Whycocomagh, N.S. or BOE 3M0 756-2339 Department of Lands and Forests Margaree, N.S. 248-2029 Lands and Forests office or Sub-Ranger Immediately, call Zenith 40000. VICTORIA COUNTY * Department of Lands and Forests Provincial Building P.O. Box 610 Baddeck, N.S. BOE 1 BO 295-2554 * Department of Lands and Forests Baddeck Depot Shore Road, N.S. Sub-Rangers Ronald MacDonald Washabuck, N.S. Douglas W. Jackson Ingonish, N.S. John A. Curtis Bay St. Lawrence, N.S. 295-2300 Sub-Rangers Clovis Chaisson Grand Etang, N.S. Andrew Timmons Pleasant Bay, N.S. Kenny Maclnnis Orangedale, N.S. * Location where Industrial Permits can be obtained; all others are for evening burning only. RICHMOND COUNTY * Department of Lands and Forests Provincial Building P.O. Box 363 St. Peters, N.S. BOE 3B0 535-2032 Sub-Rangers Andrew LeBlanc Arichat, N.S. 226-2443 Thomas Matthews Grand Anse, N.S. 345-2944 Roger MacLeod Grand River, N.S. 587-2871 Dan Norman MacLeod Stirling, N.S. 884-2794 Donald MacLeod Loch Lomond, N.S. 587-2288 CAPE BRETON COUNTY * Department of Lands and Forests Depot 563-3370 or * Forest Station Coxheath 563-3372 Sub-Rangers Main a Dieu and AreaL Roy Perry Little Lorraine, N.S. 733-2664 Boularderie Island and Area: Keith Bain Big Bras d'Or, N.S. 674-2040 If no answer at Lands & Forests or Sub-Rangers, all areas call: ZENITH 40000 Do Your Part... Prevent Forest Fires >C Department of Lands and Forests And Dont Forget Under provisions of the Forest Act "No persons shall make, kindle or start a fire on land within a wood, forest or forest area or within 1,000 feet of same without such a permit between April 1st and October 15th in the counties of Queens, Shelburne, Yarmouth, Digby, Annapolis, Kings and Lunenburg and in all other counties between April 15th and October 15th." Failure to comply with the above may result in a fine of up to $500.00 or 6 months imprisonment or both.
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