Fifty Years of Newspaper Work

In early 1934, the Red Deer Advocate published several essays by its editor, F.W. Galbraith — also first mayor of the City of Red Deer and my great-grandfather — as he looked back on a career in the Canadian newspaper industry. Red Deer historian Michael Dawe kindly supplied me with a copy of a booklet compiling F.W.’s essays, published shortly after his death in March 1934. I have scanned the booklet and am posting the contents here, for want of a better home.

I have italicized newspaper names (where “The” was capitalized, I have italicized that as well) and added paragraph breaks for legibility; the rest appears as originally published. An incomplete index follows:
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