Weekly Ponderings: People brought character and culture to Peace River - Part 28
After spending time on the telegraph line – more recently on the telephone line, it is appropriate now to call on an individual and her family, who brought character and culture to Peace River. Before delving into the life of another cultural character, it is important to return for a moment to some interesting information regarding the telegraph – news from First World War front lines was at a premium, but Peace River telegraph operators provided a synopsis each night. A cow bell was rung to herald arrival of the news. There was a rush of people to the telegraph office to pay their 25 cents to hear the news.