*Miss E. M. MacKenzie was a Public Health Nurse and visited Lindsay's elementary schools each week.
*Making a telephone call required the user to lift the receiver and turn a crank to signal the operator that a call wanted to be placed.
*The Midland Regt., stationed in Lindsay, billeted members in private homes.
*I recall my parents providing a place to stay for two members from the Haliburton area in the persons of Jimmy Nicholls, who lost his life overseas serving his country, and Keith Sisson.
*Back in the late 40's, Minden's finest restaurant was "The Oasis". Claude Brown and Allan Rogers were co-owners and operators.
*A large sign hung on the wall behind "The Post's" late publisher R. P. Wilson's desk that read "Please Do Not Ask For Free Advertising!" They were in bold letters.
*The building on the south-east corner of Russell and Lindsay Sts. housed the Bruce McArthur Funeral Home. In later years he also operated an ambulance service out of the same location.
*National Grocers was located on Cambridge St. across from the Lindsay Fire Hall and was managed by Duncan Sinclair.
*"Jimmy" Smith and Wilf Tansley were the two barbers servicing Minden and surrounding area.