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Early cowpoke turns doctor

History pages reprinted from the March 1949 issue of Canadian Cattlemen

Alberta Cowpoke Turns Doctor
Guy Weadick, High River, Alta.

‘In the old open range days it used to be said that the dream of many a cowpuncher was to become a wagon boss and when his range days were over to graduate to a steady job as a bartender. Be that as it may, there was one Alberta cowhand who early decided that cowpunching as he had known and enjoyed it was passing from the scene to be continued mostly under fence and under a far different routine than he had experienced and liked. So, he decided he would move into another field of endeavor that in his opinion had great possibilities in his own Province of Alberta.’

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