Page 98 - Gordie MacDougall, Boxer: My Life
ISSUE : Issue 57
Published by Ronald Caplan on 1991/6/1
God Almighty, I remember the last ship I was on was just a hotel away from home. God, we had our own rooms--my last years, I had my own room, shower and everything, toilet in my own room, air conditioned, piped-in mu? sic and everything else. Well, we always had our own liquor on the ship, which was cheaper. I go down to the liquor store now. TfUlitcAtd. Computerized Wheel Balancing • Complete Road Service UNIROYAL 539-5670 265 PRINCE ST. • SYDNEY 'TOoodrich brunswick- I've got to cough up half my pension cheque to get a bottle. Used to be $2 for a 40- ouncer on a ship. IOC for a bottle of beer. $1.60 for a carton of smokes. The last couple of ships I was on--we had a pool. One was an outdoor pool, and then the last one was an indoor pool. It was a brand-new ship. Then you went down on the next deck, there was a sauna bath and everything else in it. Oh, gee whiz. (What were you transporting?) Oh, we were general cargo, like coal, iron ore, grain, salt, gypsum. Anything, general cargo, you know what I mean. And it was terrific. Oh, I just loved it. See, it was a great experience for a young u a'' C* Brunswick Newfoundland VICTORIA / COUNTY > Come for the summer, stay for the fall colours- you are welcome to VICTORIA COUNTY '''' Atlantic OcMin Make Victoria County the centre of your stay in Cape Breton. Hiking, swimming and golfing, motels or camping, music and dance, museums and craftspeople • Victoria County is a world to explore. And it's an excellent base from which to reach all other parts of the Island. p?p? North 'on?y Pt. "%Ci % yoiopwa/i g''t Brook h '"''U "'-' [?*/.! Keltic Lodo* CapeSmokav ;ov? '''''' Cov. ''i: yj' Aniri Ann's e.V 55>r' ,''. ... v/v SUMMER OF 1991 Field of Dreams Festival Valley of Big Baddeck JULY 27 & 28 Highland Village Day lona AUGUST 4 Nova Scotia Gaelic Mod Gaelic College, St. Ann's AUGUST 5 to 11 Regatta Week Bras d'Or Yacht Club, Baddeck AUGUST 4 to 10 Centre Bras d'Or Festival of the Arts Baddeck JULY 13 to AUGUST 17 "CIAD MILE FAILTE" One Hundred Thousand Welcomes VICTORIA COUNTY The Warden, Councillors, and Residents Take time to meet the people of Victoria County. Victoria County Is a Year 'Round Joy! Whether it's a Summer sailing regatta, Winter Alpine and cross-country skiing, or driving and hiking through the Autumn • we invite you to join us, and ... Enjoy Victoria County • We Do! 98
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