[LRflex] Sourdough Rendezvous Disappointment & correction.
- From: David Young <dsy@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- To: LRflex <leicareflex@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon, 22 Feb 2016 13:03:03 -0800
A couple of days ago, I posted a story about the Yukon's Sourdough Rencezvous,
a photo of a half-track Beetle, and a story about the local newspaper, The
Specifically, I said:
I don't know if they do it any more, but back in the sixties, during The
Sourdough Rendezvous, they would change the name of the paper to "The
WHALE FAT TIMES"; the byline of which read: "Published from time to
time, if the staff is sober."
I thought the change of name was a hoot!
However, as I'm writing another e-book (this time on the funnier stories from
my 30 years in retail) I wrote the current publisher about this. She has just
"I believe that the Whalefat Times was only published for a couple of years
during Rendezvous. Bob Erlam was the publisher then and had a great sense of
So, it would appear that the only years they did that, were the two years I was
Pity. Humour is rarely seen in a newspaper, anywhere.
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