Star-Phoenix from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada on January 26, 1934 · 21
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Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
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Friday, January 26, 1934
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FRIDAY, JANUARY 26, 1934. SASKATOON STAR-PIKENIX 1 LIVE GLOOM SPREAD BY OLDTIMER'S DEATH Lorenzo Calder Victim of Cancer and Pneumonia, Was Highly Respected RICHARDS. When word was received here of the death of Lorenzo Calder, one of the pioneers of the district, a widespread gloom was cast over the community. Death took place at Rochester, where Mr. Calder had gone for further treatment for cancer; but pneumonia developed on January 12 and he died four days later. Mrs. Calder was with her husband when he passed away. Mr. Calder was born in 1867 at Springwood, Ontario, his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Archibald Calder being well known pioneers of that county. In 1893 he married Miss Helen Lyle of Toronto, and in 1910 he moved his family to a homestead, some six miles northwest of the village of Richard. The same year saw him receive a position with what is now known as the International Harvester Company, and for 23 years he held continuous service for this firm, retiring less than a year ago. Besides his widow, three daughters survive, Mrs. Julius Voight, Denholm; Mrs. H. F. Stewart, Richard, and Mrs. J. E. Bailey, Denholm, also two brothers, one living in Wisconsin, and the other in Ontario, and one sister. Mrs. Strachan, Crooked River. He was predeceased by two brothers and one sister. The funeral service was held on Monday from Cotton's Funeral Parlors, North Battleford, with Rev. J. E. Covenay, Richard, assisted by Rev. H. Coffin, Ruddell, in charge. A vocal solo was rendered by Mrs. McEwan. The pallbearers were all members of the I.H.C., and former associates of Mr. Calder, Messrs. Lanz, Somers, Clarke, Lindsay, Lamson and Mitchell. Y . Beechy BEECHY. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Bellows, newlyweds, were guests of honor at a dance held in Beechy hall. A large number attended. Many cases of sore throats have been reported in the district. Children affected have been ordered 'V to remain home from school by Dr. ' Wells. A birthday party in honor of O. Payne was held at the home of H. Payne on Monday. Mr. Payne is 66 years of age. Prises in cards went to Mrs. A. Westlund, H. Wells, Mrs. W. Surgeson and T. Jones. Another prize was awarded to C. Fegg. Supper was served to the guests. At the annual meeting of the 'i United Church reports were read and it was decided to ask that Mr. Wylle return here as minister. Song services were decided upon for Sundays. The church board consists of Messrs. Tuplin, E. Warner, H. B. Fitzmaurjce, E. Tuplin and Mrs. J. Malloch. ( Douglas System . Wins in Debate DEWAR LAKE. A record crowd enjoyed a debate and dance staged by the Community Club in Prairie-dale school. In the debate, "Resolved That the Douglas System is Better for Saskatchewan Than the C.C.F.," the affirmative side was upheld by R. Reld and R. Evans and the negative by J. W. Rom-bough and A. Rowland. The judges, H. McCormack, P. Bromegan and S. Shaw have the affirmative side as winners. A play, "The Cross Patch," was put on by the Jamison School. Recitations and songs were given between acts by Prairiedale people. The dance which followed lunch was crowded and music was furnished by the Anderson orchestra. INSTALL OFFICERS LOUGHEED, Alta. Installation of Lougheed B.P.O. Elks took place on Thursday evening, as follows: Exalted rulers, C. W. Bamforth; leading knight, J. Westra; lecturing knight, C. Winger; loyal knight, R. McCracken; esquire, Theo. Her-tel; chaplain, H. Bunnln; I.O., T. i Seymour; secretary, H. Pedersen; t treasurer, E. McGarvin; tyler, J. Murphy. Hockey ELFROS. The Elfros juniors went down to their second defeat . of the season when they played at Wynyard losing by a 9-3 score. FLAY MIDNIGHT GAME SEMANS. Held up by the storm the Drake hockey team arrived here by late train Tuesday night and commenced playing against the locals at midnight. Keen Ice and the novelty of interest among play- era furnished a good game. Clair Klppan, Semans goalie, recently recovered from an accident, decided the game for the locals, holding the Drake sharpshooters to ont goal while Semans scored 7. KIDS SHOW FORM T-llT.MTTW nolmnv RrlxzliM f t,- trimmed the Roseleaf hockey team J to the tune of 4-3. The Dalmeny kid lineup consisting of Bill War-kentlne, Arley Thiessen and Johnny Enns was given their first chance to play together with the seniors, and they showed up In true form, scoring two of the goals. - FLAY IN BUZZARD NOKOMI8. Drake hockey team blew into town with the blizzard s Tuesday and allowed the Nokomls f boys to trim them by 4-1 in a good game of hockey. The crowd was small owing to the storm. . HOOSIER GAMES HOOSIER. The second practice for the local boys took the form of ' a game between the north and souw wun me rormer winning oy 5-2. The locals played their first Gim of the season at Marengo on onday, losing to Slbbald by 7-1. LOST FIRST GAME PROVOST, Alta. The Provost Hockey Club lost thtlr first game of r the season Wednesday night on Ilium OTiimi .un u,iiwii wjw proved too fast for the local club, the final score being 8 to 2. NEWS FROM THE PRAIRIES Blizzard Tuesday's storm is said by Brock old-timers to be the worst in their experience. Country children attending Brock schools were compelled to stay In town overnight. The C.N.R. westbound train was delayed owing to a freight being wedged in a snowdrift near Brock. Farmers are looking for a good crop owing to the depth of snow. At Harris, Hoosler, Zealandia, Smiley and Semans special care was provided for the school children. Huge drifts have resulted from the storm. Miss Jean Farrish, teacher of Wakefield School, Semans, and her pupils spent the night in the school. At Ash Leaf School 26 children were given food and shelter at the home of Mrs. Earl Fraser. Townspeople of Harris sent lunch to the school to avoid the children getting lost on their way home to lunch. At Smiley van drivers were unable to take the pupils home so they were guests of the town pupils. The same condition applied at Hoosler and Zealandia. THREE GUILTY ON LIQUOR CHARGES Two Men to Serve Jail Terms And 70-Year-01d Gets Suspended Sentence UNITY. Joseph Axtman of Revenue, charged with having illicit spirits contrary to the Excise Act and with having liquor not bearing the government seal, contrary to the Saskatchewan Liquor Act, was Wednesday fined $200 and costs or three months for the first offence and three months hard labor for the second offence, sentences to run concurrently. Mathilda Axtman charged with an offence against the Excise Act was dismissed, the charge being withdrawn. P. McMillan of Muddy Lake district, charged with possession of a mash was fined $200 and costs or three months. Both men left Wednesday night in charge, of the R.C.M.P. for Prince Albert. J. Felker, of Scott, 70 years of age, was also found guilty of being in possession of a quantity of wine not bearing the government sea). On account of his advanced years and extenuating circumstances he was let go on six months suspended sentence. Justices of the Peace Evans and Gauley presided over the court, Corporal Small and Constable Thoroughgood, R.C.M.P., prosecuted. Fielding FIELDING. The annual ratepayers' meeting of the Beckwith S.D., Fielding, was held in the school with a record attendance. Joseph Prechtl was chairman. The financial report, read by H. C. Baker, was satisfactory and the inspector's reports showed the classes to be doing commendable work under the direction of Miss A. Tourney. J. Prechtl was retiring member of the board and C. Elliott was elected. The Y.P.S. of the United Church met on Monday evening at the home of Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Garnett. There was a good attendance and the evening was spent In bridge. Miss Elaine Harris and George Garnett won prizes. The young people have commenced work on a play, "The Road to the City," under the direction of C. M. Mooney. One of the worst blizzards witnessed by residents swept over this district on Tuesday. A northeast wind blew - at terrific velocity, changing to northwest about 4 o'clock. Much snow fell and all roads are badly drifted. COSTS TO COMPLAINANT ROSTHERN. In an assault case held in the town hall on Tuesday before F. M. Hodson, J.P., between Nykola Katchkewsky and Onufry Chipurda, the accused was acquitted with the costs against complainant Katchkowsky. F. V. Rie-ley appeared for tlje complainant and W. A. Tucker for the accused. Re-Elect Phone Company Slate KAMSACK. At the annual meeting of Prairie Queen Rural Telephone Company Limited all officers were re-elected for another year, They are: President, H. L. Wolff; directors, E. DeVylder, George Hail, Moses Warrlner, Miles Brown and Anton Nowalskl; W. H. Jackett, secretary-treasurer. The company was reported In good standing and rentals will be the same as for the past year. At the annual meeting of Linden Valley Rural Telephone Company Limited, O. "Sam" Brouneteln was re-elected president, an office he has held for many years. Directors elected tor a two year term were O. Brouneteln, Albert Skrapek and Emerson Rear. These with George Kazakoff and Herman Rauckman, make up the board of directors. H. W. Pearce la secretary-treasurer. SKYROADS CI vee souru amboca u ' we IU PFCUDAO kAMOMABK MACl h . BOCK, BUSWB7 BUT 5?Tf- ' ' it's like LOOKiuG rBSASrv-A1-5 . 3AQ0EI. O Y'-il? HISTORIC LINK IS SEVERED BY DEATH Mrs. James Mcintosh, Parkside, Once Was Hostess to Confederation Fathers PARKSIDE. A historic link with the past was severed in the death of Mrs. James Mcintosh, who had resided for the post 19 years in the village of Parkside. In vm Mrs. jucintosn naa tne privilege of acting as hostess at a banquet tendered to the Fathers of Confederation at the inn of which her husband was landlord. Mrs. Mcintosh was in her 85th year and had been ailing for some MRS. JAMES McINTOSH months and several members of her family were present at the last when she passed peacefully away. Her husband' predeceased her In 1915 at the age of 82. With her husband and family Mrs. Mcintosh was among the first settlers in the Shellbrook district arriving in 1891 from New Brunswick where Mr. Mcintosh was engaged in the hotel business. Surviving are three sons, Arthur of Prince Albert, Roland and Bruce of Parkside, and a daughter, Mrs. J. Keating of Los Angeles. There are also 18 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. The funeral service here will be followed by burial in the family plot at Shellbrook. A. HUTSON CHOSEN CLUB Few Out to Annual Meeting at Codette; Start Year in Good Condition CODETTE. The annual meeting of the Codette Community Club was held in the hall with a poor representation present. The following were appointed to run the hall for 1934: President, A. Hutson; vice-president, Mrs. Turner; secre tary-treasurer, Mrs. L. Armitage executive, G. Earner, W. E. Jame son, Dr. Wright, C. M. Street, S. K. Crawford, W. E. Mills, Mrs. Jameson and Mrs. Menzies. W. E. Mills was re-appointed in charge of fuel supply, and A. Hutson renting and collecting. The hall has within a few dollars under the last committees cleared off all outstanding debts, so the new committee starts out the year in a much better financial condition. However, In the near future work will be necessary to prevent the floor of the hall from sinking owing to the foundations rotting away. Zealandia ZEALANDIA. On Monday evening the Zealandia Masons were royally entertained by their wives, in the Masonic Temple, The first part of the evening was devoted to progressive whist, after which the ladles gave an enjoyable program, featuring a radio sketch. The winners at cards were Rod Morrison and H, L. Morrison. The ladies served supper, followed by an interesting hour of music and oratory. The Young People's Club of Alluvia and Virginia held an Interesting debate at Alluvia School, the subject being: "Resolved That the World is Becoming a Better Place to Live in." Tne affirmative was taken by Stanley Oraham and Harry Mosslp, who were awarded a close decision over the negative, upheld by Allan Jones and Joe Hellas. Community singing, speeches and musical contributions followed. A surprise party was held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. M. McLeod on Tuesday evening. In honor of their daughters, Violet and Donal-da, who leave shortly to return to their respective teaching duties. Cards and dancing were enjoyed by the guests present. , pe aos. kiO' 96 fX B0MJT5J WSST. TOEW COE AflOUWO IN A WlOC CBCLE- tr 'vwvc n i taA tuAi riv ' si e, a Mir '!ni i ffi Church Organizations 8IBBALD ANGLICANS SIBBALD. The parishioners of St. Martin's Anglican Church held their annual election of officers and social evening at the home of Mr. and Mrs. W. Frizzle. Rev. C. M. K. Parsons occupied the chair during the business period. The officers elected were: Vicar's warden, W. Frizzel; people's warden, Harry Hunter; secretary-treasurer, Harry Hunter. CODETTE ANGLICANS CODETTE. The annual meeting of the Anglican Church Guild was held at the home of Mrs. Burns, and the following officers were appointed: President, Mrs. A. F. Partridge; vice-president, Mrs. A. B. Wright; secretary-treasurer, Mrs. E. Street. The annual congregational meeting was held the same evening in the hall, with Rev. H. E. Parrott in the chair. Reports showed a great improvement during the last six months. The following officers were appointed: Minister's warden. Dr. A. E. Wright; people's warden, E. Thomson; vestry, the wardens and president of the Ladies' Guild with P. Thomson, A. Hulley and S. Hewer; auditor, G. Hammond; Dr. Wright, lay delegate to synod; A. E. Hulley, substitute; church building committee, Dr. Wright, O. Earner and A. Hulley. UNITED LADIES' AID The annual meeting of the Codette United Church Ladles' Aid was held at the home of Mrs. Graham, and the following officers were elected: President, Mrs. L. J. Brown; vice-president, Mrs. W. Rushmer; secretary-treasurer, Mrs. UKRAINIANS ERECT HALL AT LEOFNARD Hundred Guests Attend Dinner ; New Association Congratulated on Work CUDWORTH. The Ukrainian Educational Association has built a fine new hall at Leofnard which was formally opened on Saturday. Dinner was served by the ladles' section of the association and over 100 guests were present. The afternoon session consisted of a number of addresses, vocal solos, lecitatlons and songs prolonging the ceremonies until evening. The main speaker was F. T. Mam-chur, of Cudworth. He congratulated the new association on its efforts toward bringing into the hamlet such a hall while the keen interest taken by the members should help develop true Canadian- Ism, good cltlzensnip and promote the social and cultural phases of the people. Other speakers were V. S. Kowbuz, S. Kuzma and D. Skakun of Cudworth. W. Chobo-tuk, principal, Dana School, presided. A lively dance with a variety of games concluded the program for the day. The officers of the association were re-elected with the addition of W. Kaminecki as treasurer, H. Swick being president and W. Yam- clw secretary. Curling LADIES HOLD SPIEL WILKIE. The annual bonspiel sponsored by the Ladles' Curling Club is now In full swing there being six visiting rinks and six local rinks. A banquet was held in the Rex Cafe Tuesday night when 66 ladies sat down to a repast. The f resident of the club, Miss Lillian rwin, was in the chair. Community singing was led by Mrs. A. Fleming. A toast to the visitors was proposed by Mrs. R. A. McLurg and responded to by the visitors. FINISH SCHEDULE HOOSIER, The Hoosler Curling Club has finished its first schedule with eight rinks and has started its second schedule with six rinks competing. The fees were set at $2 and even then old man depression hinders many of the usual adherents to the game from playing. INTEREST REVIVED BATTLEFORD. Interest In curling has revived again this year and Tuesday night C. DeGear won in the McLaren Cup competition defeating the rink skipped by Dr. J. E. Nunn. Play has now commenced In the Grand Challenge which will include four competi tions iwo open ana two closed. Only members will be able to play in this competition. As a relief measure the curling rink was rebuilt in the fall and is now open as a municipal undertaking. RUTHILDA SPIEL RUTHILDA. The results of the first local bonspiel are as follows: Grand Challenge: 1, L. J. Sand ers (skip), J. Brown, D. Proudlock, Jean Ferguson; 2, J. Lees (skip), L. Meyer, m. uiernee. Mrs. A. Hamil ton. Merchants: 1. A. Sanders (skin). J. Bowden, J. Robillard, Miss Campbell: 2, M. I. Morrison (skin). W. Wlor, G. Blernes, Hilda Prltchard. Consolation: D. Scott. F. Cun nings, H. Brewster, M. Brewster. Fourteen rinks competed. The Unseen Menace J. L. Menzies; executive, Mesdames Evoy, Turner and Sager; manse, Mrs. Hallman with president and secretary; work, Mrs. Wenger and Mrs. Turner with secretary; visiting, Mrs. W. Tait and Mrs. Collins; auditors, Mrs. Wenger and Mrs. Kentish. The C.G.I.T. Group held their annual meeting at the home of Mrs. Rushmer, when the old officers were re-elected for 1934, namely: President, Betty Rushmer; vice-president, Eula Bushfield; secretary-treasurer, Louise Jones. Mrs. Brown remains leader of the group. BATTLEFORD UNITED BATTLEFORD. The annual meeting of the congregation of Battleford United Church was held in the church on Monday evening, Rev. O. R Burt occupying the chair. W. R. Pearn was elected congregational secretary for 1934. Reports were given by: Board of stewards, H. C. Burllngham; missionary and maintenance. H. C. Burlingham; Young People's Society, Rev. O. R. Burt; Trail Rangers, W. Hoover; C.G.I.T., Mrs. G. R. Burt; W.M.S.. Mrs. Llndsey; Sunday school, W. Hoover and W. R. Pearn; baby band, Mrs. O. R. Burt; mission band, Eileen Corri-gal. Mr. Burt gave an outline of the work accomplished in 1933 and prospects for the future. Vacancies on the board of stewards were filled by R. Risdale, V. Hoover and I. I. Corrigal. ZEALANDIA UNITED ZEALANDIA. The annual meeting of Zealandia United Church was held in the church on Wednesday when encouraging reports were presented on the year's work by the heads of various departments. The Rev. H. A. Macmanus presided over a well represented congregation. The following read reports: Rev. Macmanus, session; A. Hicks, offi cial board and financial statement: Charles Stewart, trustees; Mrs. J. D. Murdoch, Women's Association; Mrs. R. K. MacFadyen, Women's Misslonery Society; J. D. Murdoch, Sunday school; Mrs. L. Franklin, Young People's Society; Muriel Morrison, Mission Band. ' Mrs. R. K. MacFadyen was reappointed organist and Miss Isobel Murdoch assistant. HARRIS UNITED HARRIS. The annual congregational meeting of the Harris United Church was held January 21 with a good attendance. Rev. J. T. Elsdon presided with E. Cram as secretary. Various reports read included the Senior C.G.I.T. by Neta Howard: Junior C.G.I.T. Group, Norma urawrora; Sunday school, Mrs. O, S. Sugden; Ladles' Aid, Mrs. F. Hills. Mr. Elsdon was invited to remain another year, but was unable to give a definite answer. The retiring board members were returned to office as follows a three year term G. M. Husband, E, Cram and William Howard. Install Officers Fidelity Lodge KAMSACK. The following offi cers nave, Deen installed lor 1D34 In Fidelity Rebekah Lodge, No. 90: P.N.G., Miss E. Franklin; N.Q.. Mrs. H. Godfrey; V.G., Mrs. L. Woodward; R.S., Mrs. E. Johnson, P.N.O., F. S., Mrs. E. Pearce; treas urer, Mrs. E. Young, P.N.G : R.S.N.G., Mrs. S. Soeder. P.N.G; L.S.N.G., Mrs. C. Woodward; R.8.V.G., Mrs. M. Owens, P.N.G.: L.S.V.G., Mrs. J. Rudd; warden, Mrs. J. Kendall, P.N.G. ; conductor, Mrs. M. Blanksteln; chaplain, Mrs. R. Bay, P.N.G.; I.G., Mrs. N. Smith; O.G., Mrs. F. Bonnar, P.N.G.; musician, Mrs. E. Johnson, P.N.O. ; degree mistress, Mrs. E. Young, P.N.G.; reporter, Mrs. C. Soeder, P.N.G. Report Rats In Pontrilas Town PONTRILLAS. Eight large rata were seen In the vicinity of the local llvory barn here on Sunday and It Is now believed that they have hfwn here for some time. The first rat In this district was soen In the fall, but slnoe that time there has been no algn of them until now. CHILD BURIED WILKIE. Funeral services were held here Wednesday by Rev. Mr. Carlson at the Baptist Church for Jay Lindsay Sackvllle, 2-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Sackvllle of the Fairyland district, who died as the result of burns caused by hot water spilling on to his leg. Robinhood ROBINHOOD. The piny "Deacon Dubbs," put on by the Glaalyn young people In the Robin-hood community hall was a decided success. The young people were directed by Mrs. William McCasklll. A dance and supper followed the play. At the annual meeting of the ratepayers of the Robin school district. R. Kellington was elected as trustee. Robinhood schools opened January 22, with J. Haave, principal, in charge of the senior grades and high school, and Miss Flora Bart-lett In charge of the primary grades. iMa (D'Ai (J) u wJwUE 1 LOSES HIS HOME AND FREEZES FEET "Scot tie" Macgregor Victim From Fire and Cold; Walks In Stocking Feet PONTRILAS. "Scottle" Mac-gregor Is In bed suffering with frozen feet following the burning down of his house here. The origin of the fire is not known but after unsuccessfully trying to fight down the flames, Mr. Macgregor found It necessary to go half a mile to a neighbor's home for shelter In his stocking feet. One of his stockings had a hole In it to add to the discomfort he suffered. Melvin Morton has returned from 140 miles north of here where he had intended to spend the winter fishing. However, although Mr. Morton said the fish were plentiful in this region the muskegs and swamps are not yet frozen and therefore no teams can get into this part to haul the fish out. This was the reason for Mr. Morton's return home. Mr. Morton walked the whole 140 miles back to this town starting on January 11. Mr. Jenkins, wheat pool director, held an Instructive meeting in the town hall Monday night. The play, '"Eyes of Love," was shown here for the second time. The reduced admission fee brought a gate of $14.80 from a packed hall making a total of $54.50 for the two performances which were held within a week of each other. Proceeds from the second performance were given in aid of the local hall enabling the purchase of a roll curtain for the stage. The play travels by car to the town of Ayl-sham on February 2. LEGION MEMBERS FAVOR LOTTERIES Col. B. Laws Elected Head of Lloydminster ex-Service Men for New Year LLOYDMINSTER. A resolution favoring the holding of national or provincial sweepstakes or lotteries for the benefit of relief funds was passed at the annual meeting of me uoyaminster urancn of the Canadian Legion. The secretary-treasurer, V. Bolton, presented a financial statement showing an Im provement over last year. The re tiring president, Comrade McKen-na, referred briefly to some of the activities of the branch and the progress made In 1933. The election of officers resulted as follows: president, Col. B. Laws, D.S.O.; first vice-president, D. McKenna; second vice-president, H. Mitchell; executive committee, Comrades Barstow, Hall, Price, Shuffleboth- am, Thompson and Willmore. The meeting decided to send a delegate to the zone convention at North Battleford, and elected Comrade McKenna, delegate. This conven tlon will pass upon resolutions to be presented at the national con vention at Ottawa, commencing on March 12, and as well will select zone representatives for that convention. Following the general moetlng the executive met and appointed Comrade V. Bolton as secretary-treasurer. ADDS TO FUNDS BATTLEFORD. Members of the Red Wings, Battleford girls' hockey team, sponsored a bridge party In the parish hall on Tuesday evening. About 40 were present ami the high score went to Mrs. 8. H. Simpson and Elwood Burllngham. The girls have added $7 to their funds. S.D. Meetings ADANAC F. Ferguson was reelected trustee at Langemarck School meeting and Fred Fawcett as Janitor. Reports were approved. FORGAN. Finances of Forgan school district will allow the school to remain opon for some time. C. W. Brown, M. O. Snnmor, M. J. Galvln and F. M. Chapelle were elected trustees. SWANSON.-A full turnout of ratepayers heard a good financial report at the annual Swanson School meeting Saturday, J. A, O'Hara was appointed secretary and J. E. Ovlatt returned as trustee. BROCK Axel Frlerilnnri Wilier,! Booth and Arnie Arnltyer were elected a new board at the Big Ben annual school meeting. Fred De-larne was chosen secretary-treas urer. SMILEY. J. R. Hunter and R. E. Gelder were re-elected to the Smiley school board at the annual meeting. LOUGHEED, Alta. Interesting and satisfactory reports were given ai me meeting or Louxneed School. J. Caudwell was re-elected to the trustee board. LT. DICK CALKINS U,r..J, M,ls, eui svmj sax .,..- V a3 UMUT AtAPUMf mutt mavi o usfiv O) tsao MUtLVtO'UTV BATS 0 CllM mtetrm em (acbtv a im SaTiO 0 RSNIP rnttJJATM 0 AM AM AW W m tUli'UV TAIW IT wtu M CAM IMkliOSlAB 1Ut(AC3e.MCViett ua v a sue&jiT tuai i omsi Tvwt re th.tamo Baj 0 cOr AMiuVBP. Improvement For Leslie Phone Co. LESLIE A meeting of the Leslie Rural Telephone Company was held In the Leslie town hall with a smaller attendance than previous years. President Oscar Glslason occupied the chair. The financial statement presented bv S. M. Sand- berg showed considerable improvement on last year, save in the mat ter or tax collections. New directors added were D. Rimbeaux and R. Arnason and all retiring ones reelected save O. C. Kogon who retired in favor of R. Arnason. New business dealt with the suggestion that each circuit should have its director; the necessity of the replacement of new poles in the spring and the adoption of the card directory Bystem. ACCUSER FINED COSTS OF COURT Melee in Which Wood and Fists Played Part Reacts Upon Complainant- NTPAWIN. The tables were turned upon a complainant in court action here. Mike Stanan-chuk charged Elma Brown of Pontrilas with common assault, J. S Shepton, J.P., dismissed the charge with costs to Stananchuk or in default to serve 14 days' Imprisonment, Stananchuk was said to have taken his sister, defendant's wife, home after the Christmas holiday. Later he took a load of wood through Brown's land. On his return he said he found the sleigh drawn up across the road and a notice displayed forbidding trespass. Brown stated this was out there the day before. Words followed, and Stananchuk claimed Brown proceeded to pelt him with wood from the pile. Brown stated he had hit him with his fist and not with an axe as declared by Stananchuk. The latter'a brother had joined in the fray with the result that Brown had lost In the melee, It being necessary for him to receive doctor's attention. Now a charge of grievous bodily harm faces Stananchuk. M'Gee Orangemen Elect Officers McOEE. The following officers were Installed at the annual meeting of McGee L.O.L. Lodge, with T. A. Beacock, G.S., In charge: W.M., W. McCallum; D.M., E. Allen; chap-plain, T, Oliver; secretary, J. Alexander; F.S. and treasurer, A. J McCallum; first L., J. O. Moore; second L., C. Masters; marshal, G. Sexsmith; first C. J. Waterhouse. Satisfactory reports were read at tne annual meeting of Mcuee School. George Harris was reelected trustee. The bridge tournament held for tne past rour weeks closed Wednesday with prizes going to Miss M Seymour, Miss Doreen Bowron, W. Mcuaiium and w, Halllday. Obituary MRS. 3. It. WATERHOUSE PARKSIDE. The funeral of Mrs. J. R. Watorhouee took place at the Honeywood cemetery, about nix miles southwest of Parkside. Rev. J. Beckwith of Shellbrook, officiated, assisted by Hev. Mr. Found of the PentecoKtHl Church. Prince Albert. The Honeywood schoolhoune, where the service was conducted, wns filled to capacity with old-timers tributary to Park-side and dixtrlct, anxious to pay a finul tribute to an old friend and neighbor. Mih. Watei houtic cume to Canada from Leeds, England, In 1903 with (he lute ,1. R. Waterhouse, who pas.stil HWiiy In February, 1933. They were cnKaped In farming and specialized n the breeding of Shorthorn entile. Mr. WaterhoiiHe was for many years a conatant and successful exhibitor of flhorthorne at the Inrpcr fairs held throughout western Canada. Mrs. Waterhouse is survived by three eons, Harry, James and Wli-on. also one daughter, Mrs. M. .larkman, ell of Parkside. Wilson Wntei house is mnnnglng the herd of Shorthorns, whlrh for a long period has been the pride of the Park-side district. MRS. REUBEN TItASK HARRIS. On Monday morning: another well known resident of Harris passed away In the person of Minerva Melissa Trnsk, widow of Reuben Mrs. Trask was horn In Greenfield. Indiana In 18.10, later moving to Missouri where she married in 1873 and moved to Kansas. In 1920 they moved to Harris to spend their days near their family who had settled in this district. Mr. Trask died In 1923. She Is survived by five sons, Edward, of Laura; Hugh of Battleford; C. A., of Hanley; Simeon and Floyd of Harris and a number of grand and great-grandchildren. The funeral, pnstpnned from January 23 owing to the bllzr.ard, was held on January 24 with Rev. J. T. Elsdon officiating. The pall-bearars were Messrs. J. Mlscamp-bell. J. Brooks, J. F. Bradshaw, O. S. Sugden, Sclsey and Edwin Cram. Interment was made at the Harris cemetery. CLAYTON C. WALKER ROSETOWN - Clayton C. Walk er, one of Rnsetown's prominent ana popular ousiness men passed away on Saturday night In the Rosetown hospital following an operation. His death came as a severe shock to his many friends as the seriousness of his condition was not realised. Mr. Walker was born at Palmerstoh, Ontario, 43 years ago. He came west to Chaplin in 1913 where he was In business. In 1017 he married Miss Rheta Bodkin of Dresdtn, Ontario. Prior to tak ing over the management of the Kegal Motors here he was a traveler for Ashdown's Haidware. Mr. Walker was a staunch member of the United Church, a keen sports enthusiast, being coach of the Rosetown senior hockey team. He took a great interest In all social activities of the town and church. A short private service was hild at his home on Monday morning and the body was removed to Dresden, Ontario, for burial. The Rosetown Hockey Club and his many friends and associates paid tribute and re spect to Mr. Walker at the C.P.R. depot on Monday morning. Besides his widow he Is survived by two daughters, Betty 16, and Mary 18. I CLAIMS TRANSFER OF PROFITS WRONG Eddy Informed Aldermen Could Be Fined, Unseated Over Relief Moneys Members of city council voting for transfer of relief store profits to the city's general revenue fund will be liable to a fine of not less than (200, according to information supplied to Alderman A. M. Eddy, Labor alderman. Further, such aldermen could be unseated and could not hold office for a period of at least four years. Alderman Eddy Tuesday said he knew nothing about the law, but the information has been given him by an Individual apparently versed with the statutes governing such matters. An amount of approximately $16,000 had been transferred to the general revenue account. Commissioner Andrew Leslie admitted. The Item was, however, being disputed by the provincial government. No record of any motion transferring relief store profits could be found in the minutes of city council which means that no aldermen, in any event, would be liable to prosecution. CAMPBELL FLIES MAN TO HOSPITAL Saskatoon Pilot Takes Big; River Man Who Was Seriously Burned in Blast Special to the Star-Phoenix PRINCE ALBERT, Jan. 28. In answer to an urgent call from Big River, Angus Campbell, aviator, flew from Saskatoon to Big River and landed at Prince Albert after dark on Wednesday evening, bringing with him C. Vandyke, victim of a gasoline explosion who had taken a sudden turn for the worse while at Big River. Vandyke was suffering from hemorrhage and was in a weak condition when he arrived. The plane was met by Hamilton's ambulance and the patient was taken to the Holy Family Hospital. A transfusion will be given today and later an operation will be performed. Mrs. Vandyke accompanied her husband from Big River. Delay was experienced through soft ice attaching Itself to the plane, necessitating change from skids to wheels. Campbell left Saskatoon for Big River yesterday when the storm was over. POLICEMAN TELLS OF FACING STORM All Roads and Trails Obliterated, Mountie Says, Describing Hard Trip How Tuesday's blinding bllnard was itself the mean of directing those who otherwise were unable to find roads, trails or landmarks, is told by Constable Arthur Argent of the Saskatoon detachment, Royal Canadian Mounted Police. On Tuesday Constable Argent had occasion to Journey 18 miles smith of the city to the Haultain dlHtrlct. Roads at the best were difficult for motoring and arrangements had been made to go Dy nurso and cutter. Tuesday dawned with lt.s snow-laden gale and the officer with his driver set out for the trip. The early stages of the journey wi re not too difficult, but before proceeding many miles the heavy snowdrifts made progress hard. The destination was reached, how ever, and buslnoss having been completed, the return Journey wae iiiHiertaKcn. It was then, Constable Argent tells, that the real test of endur ance came. All roads and trails by I his time had been obliterated and il was only by facing the blinding wind squarely that he was able to keep In a northerly direction. "And," concludes the officer, "this was the first time this winter I had occasion to go out to the country." Good Prices Paid For Prairie Birds While English farmers were grumbling at the price of turkeys on the British Christmas market, prices should be fairly satisfactory to Canadian producers, W. Wal-dron, trade commissioner there, writes to Professor R. K. Baker. The best turkeys sold at one shilling and threepence per pound, a reduction of threepence from the previous Christmas. In Saskatoon the top price was 16 cents. The duty on foreign turkeys is only a penny a pound and British farmers are demanding an increase. The duty does not apply to Canadian turkeys. The Canadian Specials and "A Grade" turkeys were as good as anything on the market and "K Grade" better than the average of fered, the writer says. About 7U per cent or tne cnristmas turkeys sold In the British market were Im ported from foreign countries, a newspaper report estimates. a numner or applications nave been received for the poultry short course at the University of Saskat chewan, January 29-February 18, Professor Baker intimates. Many former pupils of these courses are doing well In poultry, he observes. In response to requests the university will put on a course in "Home and Fancy Cheese-making." March 8-9. This will follow the course for factory cheesemakera February 12-March 2. FREE FROM DEBT NIPAWIN. An excellent financial report was read at the annual meeting of Mabel Hill school when the largest number of ratepayers attended einot formation of tne district. All accounts had been paid and the school waa free from debt. J. McDermott was alerted trustee and Mr, Ptefer, Sr., auditor.

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