The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #56813 Message #890289
Posted By: Rick Fielding
14-Feb-03 - 10:13 AM
Thread Name: Joe Hill's Ashes
Subject: RE: Joe Hill's Ashes
I mentioned this before in the "Utah" thread, but here it is again. I was commissioned to make several little leather pouches to hold some of Joes ashes ('bout 15 years ago) by Toronto Wobblie "Smokey George".
George gave the ashes to me in a small film container and there certainly was no certificate of authenticy, so they MIGHT have been the final remains of Rin Tin Tin, but I believe they were as described.
It's a long time ago, but I believe that the folks who got the pouches were Canadian Activist singers Arlene Mantle, Len Wallace, Smokey George, Ann lederman, myself, and Utah.
Whatever, I didn't have any ashes left when I finished the pouches. I still keep mine in my guitar case.
Jeri (and I'm serious about this) "Why in Gawd's name would you even CONSIDER designating this thread "BS"?