Volume 12, Number 2 (Spring 1996) – The St. John River: Triumph & Tragedy

Officers' Quarterly Volume 12, Number 2 (Spring 1996) - The St. John River: Triumph & Tragedy

Officers’ Quarterly Volume 12, Number 2 (Spring 1996) – The St. John River: Triumph & Tragedy

Contents:

“Letter from the Editor … The Night the Bridge Went Out” by Ted Jones (page 3)

“Letter to the Editor: This Hussar Remembers” by H.R.S. (Tim) Ellis, D.S.O. Major (Retired) Lieutenant Colonel (Honorary) (page 5)

“Curator’s Corner … A Man and His Canoe” by Bruce Lynch (page 6)

“Passing Through: Pictures from the Life of Mrs. W. Garland Foster (née Annie H. Ross)” by Patricia Belier (page 7)

“Flashback Feature … The Hermitage: Historic Property by the River” by Ruth Scott (page 10)

“Remembering Eric Snow” (page 13)

“Beyond the York-Sunbury – New Brunswick’s Postal History … Part One: The Early Stamps” by Michael O. Nowlan (page 14)

“Books from the Barracks … Remembering the Paddle-Wheel Era” by Peter Malmberg (page 17)

Books include: The Early Steamboats of the St. John River by Captain Donald F. Taylor; Steamboat Days on the St. John (1816-1946) by Captain Donald Taylor; and From the Splash of the Paddle-Wheel (True Tales of the Steamboat Era) by Captain Doanld F. Taylor

“Special Article: The St. John River Society …” by David Folster (page 19)

“Poetry Pavilion” The original Officers’ Quarters was called the Pavilion by Liliane Welch (page 21)

Poems include: Desire, Girl passing in Sackville, Flea Market, Artist’s Husband and Together

“Recipes from the Pioneer Ktchen … York-Sunbury Style” by Pat Flemming (page 22)

Recipes include: Standard Pancake Recipe, Blueberry Pancakes, Buckwheat Griddle Cakes, Bran Flakes, Griddle Cakes, Lemon Delight and patty’s Chocolate Chip Drop Cookies

“The Offiers’ Bookcase … An evening with Old Books – 150 Years: The Development of the New Brunswick Legislature Library (1841-1991)” by Anita Jones (page 23)

“Garrison Ghosts” (page 25)

“The Last Word … Melville’s Second Whaler” by Dr. Lauriat Lane, Jr. (page 26)

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