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MHS Centennial Business: Souris Plaindealer

The first edition of the Plaindealer was issued at Souris on 7 April 1892, with George Perry as publisher and A. T. Curtis as compositor. The newspaper has been designated as an MHS Centennial Business.

Publishers

Period

Publisher

1892-1893

George Selby Perry (1866-1948)

1893-1897

Thomas Dickie (1860-1935)
William J. Barclay (1870-?)

1897-1912

William J. Barclay (1870-?)

1912-1966

Gordon Alexander McMorran (1885-1966)

1966-?

?

?-?

Glacier Media Group

Editors

Period

Editor

1901-1912

W. J. Barclay (1870-?)

1912-c1965

?

c1965

Reginald Miller “Reg” Sanderson

Sources:

“Western Canadian Editors,” Grandview Exponent, 24 February 1905, page 5.

“Local news,” Glenboro Gazette, 13 June 1912, page 1.

“Birthday congratulations to [W. J. Barclay],” Manitoba Free Press, 9 November 1912, page 47.

“Pioneer Manitoba newsman dies, 82,” Winnipeg Free Press, 10 September 1948, page 4.

The Story of Manitoba’s Weekly Newspapers by A. M. Pratt, Manitoba Weekly Newspapers Association, 1967, pages 661-662.

We thank Judith Hudson Beattie and Nathan Kramer for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 3 November 2018

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