Page 5 - Isabel Bartlett Remembers George
ISSUE : Issue 43
Published by Ronald Caplan on 1986/8/1
take a drink, I wouldn't smoke. The body was the temple of God, and all this sort of stuff. I tried to eat properly--and look at me! I got fat trying to make George fat! (And regarding the Spanish Civil War, what was important to you and George about it?) What was important to me about it was, it was a democratically elected government. The fascists were coming in. I mean, the forces of Mussolini and Hitler. Didn't they try out all their new weapons and eve? rything there? Well, they would get up and speak in the League of Nations, and I used to read all that sort of stuff. I don't know, I thought it was so dam unfair. It was a democratically elected government, and yet they blockaded it, and they didn't let any supplies in to help the Loyalists, as we called them then--I don't know if I'm remembering properly or not. But I can remember the day that the place fell, and feeling so bad, I cried. I felt bad. One person came in--we were living in the jail hous' then--my father was the jailer. And mk Visit our National Parks. They're yours. Canada's national parks are the legacy of all Canadians. So this year, plan to visit one of our 31 parks and enjoy your heritage. Parks Canada We're here for you.
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