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History: Early Days in Southern Alberta

Reprinted from the January 1953 issue of Canadian Cattlemen

Early Days in Southern Alberta
By Dallas Banister Wright

‘I was eleven years old when I sailed for the North West Territories with my father, A. E. Banister, and my three older brothers, leaving mother and eight younger children in Bridport, England, to await instructions to join us when we had found a home for them in the Canadian West.’

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