Happy New Year from Snowie
Horace Snow Jr., familiarly known as ‘Snowie’ was born in Truro in 1906. In 1939 Horace Sr. and Jr. were operating the Shell Station in Downtown Pamet at Wilder’s Crossing, when Snowie began publishing his gossipy and irreverent Truro Tells in the Provincetown Advocate.
When World War II emptied Truro of able-bodied men, Snowie was a little old for the draft but he did join the war effort — in Connecticut, working in a factory building fighter jets for the Pacific Theatre.
Here’s an excerpt from Snowie’s article, apparently posted slightly later than the New Year’s issue: