Betty" -- Letters from Helen Dawe and Betty Youngson, 1973, Page
first year of correspondence in the collection sets the tone for the
decade that followed. Helen updates Betty on the who, what and where
of Sechelt. Betty supplies Helen with amusing and interesting details
of days past on topics that include the school privy and the cows she
avoided on the way to and from school. With encouragement from Helen,
Betty's memories of the Sechelt 'jail' are published in the local paper.
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Times article, "Old log Sechelt jail never did fill destiny,"
by Betty Ingram
May 24, 1973
a note of thanks for sending the straight-off-the-press clipping
and also your kind comments. This being a first time letter-to-the-editor
for me, it is really nice to have this copy for my scrapbook.
only me from over the sea, etc." with another one of my silly
little notes. You must be bored to tears with them.
and Julie brought your parcel from the mail box. We were surprised
and thoroughly delighted by the souvenirs of your trip. The spoons
were thoroughly lovely and I especially like to see a souvenir
of BC made from some substance other than plastic or Japan's poorest
just read your Sechelt article on the long-ago days and it is
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