Page 40 - Mary Ann (MacLellan) MacEachern
ISSUE : Issue 70
Published by Ronald Caplan on 1996/6/1
gate, on the road coming home. Oh, Dhia, Dhia, "Look!" I said. We took the dough, rolled it up, and I put it in the cellar, behind the boards. Cleaned the floor up and everything, and I got my clothes dusted off. My mother and father came in, "What are you doing?" "I'm not doing anything," I said, "we're waiting here." I guess the mice got the dough behind the boards, be? cause they never found out. Oh Dhia, the crazy things we were doing. We had a neighbour, Mary MacDonald, and she was always watching the road by her place, through the window. She was always watching the road, and wondering who was on the go. So I decided to play a trick. I was around thirteen or fourteen years old. I got all dressed up. I had on a long full dress, a hat with flowers on it, all around it here (indicating around her head), and a white purse. I took a short? cut past Mary's house, through the woods. • EXPIRES OCTOBER 15, 1996 • EXIT 6E 480 Kings Road, Sydney FAMILY GREAT RATE: $78." 00 +Tax • Large Indoor Pool • Kids Eat Free • Outdoor Leisure Area • Family Games_Area • Sauna, Whirlpool, Fitness Club • Children's Games Library • Guest Laundromat • Full Service Family Restaurant • Your Family Fun Hotel • KODAK Funtime 35 Camera Give-/ Your Vacation Headquarters for Value Service and Location • 20 Minutes from Newfoundland Ferry • 30 Minutes from Fortress Louisbourg • 30 Minutes from Miners' Museum • 30 Minutes from Cabot Trail Our friendly staff are waiting to welcome you. Present this flyer at Check-In to receive your special rate. Rooms subject to availability. Reservations Call 1 -902-539-6750 and up a path, so she wouldn't see me. Then I went walking fast on the road, past her window, with the white purse and I was swinging it. So she looks out the window and sees this wom? an coming, and she didn't know her at all. That puz? zled her. Mary went over to the O'Briens' house, and said, "I saw someone walk? ing over the Glendale Road. She was a tall woman, she had a hat full of flowers, and she had a white purse, do you know who it was?" Mrs. O'Brien could hardly keep from laughing, because she knew about the trick. "I didn't see any? body yet, I was working. Maybe she was a MacLellan. You'll have to go over there to see if they've seen her." Mary Ann's father, Donald Ronald Mac? Lellan. From a tintype taken while work? ing at the tannery in Pictou. WE'RE PROUD TO SHARE... Scottish and Acadian Festivals Hiking trails, picnic and camping parks Museums and heritage The warmest waters north of the Carolinas! Cottage crafts and works of art The Cape Breton highlands National Park Fresh and salt water fishing Horse racing, canoeing, and other sports Fine accommodations, gift shops Restaurants Wildlife The Sunset Side of Cape Breton Requests for Visitor's Guide, brochures, and general information may be made to: Inverness County Department of Recreation/Tourism P.O. Box 179. Port Hood, N.S. BOE 2W0 (902)787.2274
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