Category Archives: Winnipeg General Strike Stories

The Horsemen, ch.V

Just before sunset Doak came in to the stables. “How’s it going? He asked half sitting, half leaning on a double stack of hay. “Was it worth it?” He said, smiling. “You bet, did you even see her?” Russell stood … Continue reading

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The Horsemen, ch. IV

The barracks began to buzz as the trumpeter blew reveille. As usual over the past four and a half weeks the N.C.O instructors, assisted by the recruits assigned to fire patrol duty at that hour, roused the barracks. The fire … Continue reading

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The Horsemen, ch. III

The next morning at reveille Doak was not in his bunk, and his blankets, pea coat and jacket were still missing. The Troop assembled in Sleigh square and marched off to breakfast at the division mess behind the barracks, no … Continue reading

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The Horsemen, ch. II

Russell closed the door behind him and headed out to the front of the building. A seven seater McLaughlin- Buick with its cloth roof up was idling across the street. The man behind the wheel looked over, saw Russ and smiled. “You … Continue reading

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The Horsemen, ch. I

The train coming from the northwest pulled into Regina as the sun finally dipped below the horizon behind it. Wheels screeching and smoke belching from the stack atop the engine three cars forward, a young man jumped off the steps … Continue reading

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Secret Agent No. 50.

A Winnipeg General Strike Story. 50 swung his right leg over the left, leaning back to consider the room around him as he drew deeply from his cigarette. The remnants of his meal lay on the table before him, knife … Continue reading

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