Red Deer’s Glenda Stoller holds a 50th anniversary edition of the Red Deer Advocate from 1955. (Photo by MAMTA LULLA/Advocate staff)

Rare edition of The Advocate found

Red Deer’s Glenda Stoller brought the 1955 issue to The Advocate office this past week

A lifelong Red Deerian recently came into possession of a rare, unopened edition of the Red Deer Advocate.

This past week Glenda Stoller brought a 50-year anniversary (1905-1955) “Golden Jubilee” edition of the paper to The Advocate office.

“The paper was all yellowed and I thought it was appropriate with it being the golden anniversary edition,” she said. “I couldn’t see if the paper was white in the middle because I didn’t want to take it apart.”

Stoller’s aunt and uncle, long-time Red Deerians Isabel and Walter Code, were the original owners of the paper.

This past spring, Stoller visited her cousin in Surrey, B.C., who was given the now decades-old paper after Stoller’s aunt and uncle died.

“We were going through some things earlier this year, and he asked if I wanted it,” she said. “I wasn’t sure what I was going to do with it, so I thought I’d take it to The Advocate because they’d be happy to get it.”

Stoller said she the paper stayed unopened until it was given to The Advocate.



Send your news tips

Like us on Facebook and Follow us on Twitter

Just Posted

Red Deer council says ‘yes’ to Riverside Meadows upgrades, ‘no’ to fence at CP Rail Bridge

Fence will cause social problems to move elsewhere, says Coun. Lee

Highway 2/Gaetz Avenue interchange is now open

Work began on the $80-million interchange in 2016

Witness testimony delayed until Tuesday in Red Deer murder trial

Jury dismissed on Monday morning while evidence issues discussed

Failing Kinex Arena will need replacement soon: city manager

Red Deer’s capital budget talks start amid gloomy forecasts

Curlers’ behaviour ‘unacceptable’ and ‘disrespectful’ at Red Deer Curling Classic

‘You don’t kick around other players’ bags, it’s disrespectful and we expect better of our players’

Death of young Thai kickboxer brings focus on dangers

BANGKOK — The sight of two preteen boys pummeling each other with… Continue reading

Teenage driver survives spectacular crash at F3 Macau GP

MACAU — Teenage driver Sophia Floersch was set to undergo surgery Monday… Continue reading

David’s Bridal files for bankruptcy, but your order is safe

David’s Bridal is filing for bankruptcy protection but there is no danger… Continue reading

Taiwan president defends pro-independence film award winner

BEIJING — Taiwan’s president expressed her support for the prestigious Golden Horse… Continue reading

Pamela Anderson calls Australian PM’s comments ‘smutty’

LOS ANGELES — Pamela Anderson is criticizing Australia’s prime minister for making… Continue reading

Trump on Khashoggi death tape: ‘No reason for me to hear it’

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said there is no reason for him… Continue reading

Searchers in California fires step up efforts ahead of rain

CHICO, Calif. — Searchers combing a Northern California town levelled by a… Continue reading

Disney details new ‘Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge’ attractions

ORLANDO, Fla. — “Star Wars” fans will soon be able to pilot… Continue reading

Most Read