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Page 92 - A Visit with Frank Landry, 91. of Isle Madame

Published by Ronald Caplan on 1996/6/1 (185 reads)

man was looking at them anyway, never said anything. But he had something in his mind anyway. So (the other fellow) had a truck- load of hay, not too big, a truckload any? way. But when he came back to the field, Pe? ter was sitting on the edge of the bank, you know, in the hay--and he had a rifle in the hay. So the other fellow was on the truck and he was driving the ox and Peter took the rifle and shot the damn thing right there! Shot the ox. The fellow had the reins and the ox (dropped). That's a true story. (Well, then what happened?) You -1997- Cape Breton Calendar Warren Gordon Gordon Photographic Ltd. 367 Charlotte Street Sydney, Nova Scotia B1P 1 El • (902) 564-5665 • know, the parish priest heard some? thing about it. I guess the fellow on the truck didn't say much, they were afraid to get killed themselves, perhaps. (Laughing.) So anyway, I think the old man had to get the ox buried. So they had a trial about it. All he paid was $200. A Located between Baddeck and Sydney on the Trans-Canada Highway (Route 105) Overlooking the Bras d'Or Lakes Seal Island Motel and Dining Room (Licensed) Seafood Our Specialty 46 Modern Units Swimming Pool Air Conditioning 674-2418 TOUR BUSES WELCOME Country Living at the Seal Island Bridge Frank and Cecile, drawn by Ronald a Gonzague of D'Escousse $200 fine. (That's a lot of money.) Oh, well, the old man didn't (care). He was a go-getter, that fellow! I'm telling you one thing: when he had something up his nut, that fellow, you couldn't change him. He was a fiery old man. He was straight, though. But if you do something to him, he'd get you back! Now that's a story about that. (I have a feeling you've always enjoyed a good laugh.) I always did. I'm gonna tell you, I had three homes and they were three happy homes. And I want to die that way. To hell with it. That's fact. It was hap? py-go-lucky. We had plenty, we'd eat plen? ty. If we didn't have too much, well, we'd slack up. And my wife was just the same as me, was happy as hell. You know, I went to the States one time, and my first wife had an insurance of a thousand DON'T MAKE A MOVE WITHOUT US! • LOCAL 'LONG DISTANCE • OVERSEAS LARGE OR SMALL - WE MOVE IT ALL 'MOFFATT '' Moving & Storage SAFELY, EFFICIENTLY & INSURED CALL THE PROFESSIONALS • OVER 40 YEARS EXPERIENCE Financing Available O. A. C, 30- to 90-Day Interest Free VISA/Mastercard on Long Distance • 1-800-267-6885 FREE ESTIMATES 490 GATEWAY POINT EDWARD 562-0222 FAX 564-6865 . Atlas VAN LINES/AGENT 92
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