Page 26 - We Worked for General Instruments: Part Two: The Conclusion
ISSUE : Issue 50
Published by Ronald Caplan on 1989/1/1
we had the experience to work with an in? dustry." You know. And it was kind of sad. Even to the end, to see Schwartz taking over was sad. (Were you a long time finding your next job?) Not really. I was out of work--I was laid off in September--and I was home all winter. And then when summer came--my hus? band now--his mother was in the hospital. And we were up visiting her when the man? ager (of the Wandlyn Hotel), she came in with a gift for her-- 'cause that's where Joe's mother worked, at the Wandlyn. And we were all sitting around talking. And I happened to mention that I worked in a laundry before. And they were looking for someone with laundry experience. And she offered me a job right then, and I went to work on Monday. So, you know, I got back to work before the un? employment went out. (And then later you worked at the candy store across the street.) And he closed up. And then I worked at Best-for-Less for the last 4 years. And they closed up. So everybody says they're never going to--I worked with Ann Young, who was at Gl. And I worked with a couple of other girls--whack of them, really--there were about 10 of us from Gl. And of course, when they closed down they all told me, when I got a job the next time, they're not coming to work with me. Everywhere I work, they close down! I'm looking for a job now, a sturdy place, that won't close up on me! Our thanks to Ann Young, Sydney, and Jean Samson, North Sydney, for the two G.I. poems. Available Once Again! Cape Breton Fiddlers on Early LPs A great introduction to first- rate Cape Breton fiddling • this cassette is an hour from otherwise unavailable . masters of the original MUSIC by: recordings. Dan Joe Maclnnis Johnny Wilmot Donald MacLellan Theresa MacLellan Dan R. MacDonald Available only on Cassette from Cape Breton's Magazine Canada $7.00 (in N.S. add 700 tax) Foreign $8.00 This ends "We Worked for General Instruments." Part One • in Issue 49's still available in many stores, or by writing to us: Cape Breton's Magazine Wreck Cove, Nova Scotia BOC 1 HO Midway Motors Ltd. Now With Two Locations: HEAD OFFICE '' NEW OFFICE Middle River w5' Port Hastings 295-2290 '' 625-3641 We've Been CHRYSLER Since 1926
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