Arctic Revolution by John David Hamilton

By John David Hamilton

This pathbreaking e-book deals a few nononsense truths approximately northern improvement.

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In July 1938 the first soft drinks and ice cream arrived, and the Pioneer Theatre opened with The Charge of the Light Brigade, starring Errol Flynn. The mine managers were kings of creation: James Warren, son of the Con president, brought his pregnant wife to Neilly Lake, fifty kilometres from Yellowknife, and hired a sixteen-year-old half-breed girl to housekeep. " There were many other signs in the wind showing that the freedom of the frontier mining camp was dying almost before it began. Two young women opened a beauty parlour.

He owned more hotels in British Columbia's Okanagan and died at Victoria in 1961. A. "Chuck" Perkins. Their newspaper, The Prospector, was put together in a walled tent under an oil lamp, run off on a mimeograph machine, and peddled from the doorsteps of Weaver and Devore, General Merchant, and the Yellowknife Coffee Shop. Alexander set up the first telephone service linking Old Town with the Con mine: it consisted of an old army field system with wires strung from tree to tree. It was free, but service was so unreliable that few people bothered to hook up.

Mr. M. de Weerdt of the NWT Supreme Court says today that the most effective revolutionaries were not the noisy weekly newspaper editors and public-spirited business people — rather they were the first wave of young housewives. Mr. Justice de Weerdt said in an interview: The big change came in Yellowknife when miners and businessmen started bringing in their families to live in the New Town which 22 Before the Revolution replaced the old gold camp and seaplane base. Young housewives began asking for cement sidewalks so that they could push their prams easily when they went to the stores.

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