Star-Phoenix from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada on June 24, 1933 · 15
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r SATURDAY, JUNE 24, 1933. SASKATOON STAR-PHCENIX r AGE FIFTEEN LIVE PAY OFF $15,000 BY WORK ON ROADS Six Divisions of Loreburn ; RJ4. in Agreement With Highway Dept. i LOREBURN. The council of the R.M. of Loreburn has agreed to enter tnto an agreement with the department of highways in the matter of road work as payment for relief received from the Saskatche wan Relief Commission to trie extent of $15,000, the work to be distributed over the six divisions. A carload of sawdust and poison was also ordered for the destruction of srasshoDDers which in parts are rausine considerable damage. J J. J. Reis, who homesteaded 13 miles northeast of ixireDurn in 1905 and moved to Loreburn in 1908 where he assisted his father in the operation of the first hotel In Loreburn, later going with the International Elevator Co., is being transferred to Whittom, where tie will operate the Consolidated elevator. Mr. Reis is a keen base- ball fan, curler and of all matters pertaining to sports. ! The extreme heat of last week damaged some of the early sown grain which in some cases is showing in the shot blade. Half an inch pf rain fell on Wednesday night and Thursday morning which will help all growth. ! W. C. Melville, postmaster of Loreburn, celebrated his 78th birth day on June 20. It is understood he is the oldest postmaster in Saskat chewan. Born at jjunsknor, Unt., tie followed in his early life trapping and lumbering, later railroading and then farming. He has been postmaster here for 12 years. ) Three hopper mixing stations are established In tnis municipality, one each at Elbow, Strongfield and Loreburn. The DOison is Drovinc ef fective this year, according to re ports. i The Loreburn school board has engaged two new teachers for the new school year. Miss Kathleen Child who has been teaching at Morning Star school, near Elbow, will teach the intermediate room and Miss Jean Peardon, former teacher at Mount Vernon school will teach the primary. Municipal Ass'n. ! Formed at Edam ! I'tiiU A 1 1 -1 : : i t-mttA . n iw.ai I ui ill municipal association was formed Here when a meeting of rural municipalities was held. Delegates were present from North Battleford, Meota, Tur tle River, Parkdale, Mervin, North Star, Meeting Lake and Paradise Hill. Reeve E. H. Hayes of Meota was chairman. Inspector Matthews gave an interesting talk on the power of a municipality to collect taxes and made a plea for the reduction of taxes rather than c-ive discounts, and to build ud a sur plus. He explained the various amendments to the Rural Municipality Act and the Arrears of Taxes Act. A. H. Haves was elected chairman of the new association and V. T. Woodward secretary. BRIDE SHOWERED PKUDHOHME. In honor nt miss Blanche Carberrv. a June bride, the Misses Eva and Edna Painchaude entertained at a mis cellaneous shower and social eve ning. Many friends were nresent and the gifts were beautiful and useful, being presented in a suitable container bv Miss Alice Nnr- mand and Miss Olive Fontaine. Paintings Given To Mrs. G. Phillips LANDIS During: the social nr. riod of the United Church Ladies' Aid regular meeting, held at the home of Mrs. J. B. Tinant on Wednesday afternoon, the secretary, Mrs. R. Christie, on behalf of mem bers of the aid, made the presentation of a pair of hand painted panel pictures to Mrs. G. M. Phillips, in appreciation of her services in the aid during her stay in Landis. Plans were made for a strawberry tea to be held on June 30 and preliminary arrangements to serve supper to wheat pool delegates at me annual meeting on July 7. REPORTS CONVENTION DEWAR LAKE. Mrs. C. Allen local delegate, gave a report of the Kosetown convention at the June meeting of the Dewar Lake W.M.S. held at the home of Mrs. S. B. Carroll. Miss W. Kelt and Mrs. Kemlo read papers. Miss Kelt gave piano solo, and Mrs. u. Stuart played for the hymns. Lunch was served. Active Member Given Farewell CRAIK. Honor uest of the O.E.S., No. 85, at a surprise party in the Masonic Hall on Wednesday evening, Mrs. Murray van veizer was greeted by most or tne lodge membership in tareweu to ner on her departure to make her home in Milestone. D. Mover. W.P., paid tribute to the work of Mrs. van Veizer. who, as a charter member has been a faithful worker. Mrs. Charles Hantscharuk, W.M.. made the presentation of a pair of silver candle sticks, together with a fitting address. A scroll with names of her members was attached. WEIR MEETS BOARD MELFORT. Hon. Robert Weir. federal minister of agriculture, was visitor in Melfort for a short period Tuesday evening. While in town Mr Weir met the council of the board of trade and representatives of other local organizations, to discuss affairs of local interest, the nature of which was not dis closed. LAXIGAN NOTES LANIGAN. Laniean public school closed June 21 for the summer holidays, two rooms holding final picnic outings. Principal Van Ness. Miss A. Hanson and Miss L. Jacusson are all leaving at the end of the month. A second electrical storm here Wednesday brought heavy rains. Lanigan girls' softball team won first money at Humboldt sports this being- their final gam until July 1 owing to exMUL.uoiia. NEWS FROM THE PRAIRIES TEACHER SAVES TWO GIRLS FROM RIVER - MAIDSTONE The coolness and bravery of Miss Audrey Bryans, a school teacher of Lily- dale, saved the lives of Nellie LaForge and Elsie Chiverton. About 17 girls were enjoying a party at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Wandell near Battle River and several had gone in bathing. Two of the girls got into diffi- culties, one having gone down for the second time when they were rescued by Miss Bryans who is an excellent swimmer. LOW ADMISSION TO BORDER TOWN FAIR Lloydminster Society Tries Ex periment to Secure Big Attendance LLOYDMINSTER The advance sale of tickets for the Lloydminster regional exhibition is offering the public an opportunity to take in the fair at the lowest price ever attempted by any exhibition in west ern Canada, as this sale includes admission to the grounds and grandstand. The tickets will be on sale July 1 to July 21, after that date regular admission will be charged. During this period, tickets will be available at four for $1.00, just half the regular price. The directors are trying out the experiment of low admission in order that all may attend their own fair, and they feel that they will have the whole-hearted support of theacommunity behind them. A working bee was held at the home of L. E. Maxwell in the Greenwood district. Mr. Maxwell is an inmate- of the hospital and his neighbors gathered to show their sympathy. Messrs. G. B. Creech, Ockenden, N. Stanley, W. H. Parker, H. Greenway, B. Bowen. T. Younger and B. Younger were there with plows; Messrs. N. Parry, E. Holson and A. Weldermith with harrows and Messrs. D. Payne and E. Payne with seeders. There were in all 63 horses engaged, and the "bee" ploughed, harrowed and seeded 46 acres during the day. Lloydminster district has been visited with some welcome showers during the past month and the crop prospects are I.oking exceptionally fine. Luckily the district has missed the severe hail storms that have been frequent in other parts ui me west. Greenan Peoole Flock to Train Tuesday morning the tree nlnnt- ing car of the Canadian Forestrv Association arrived in Greenan and during the day three meetings were necessary to accommodate the large crowds of people who came to see the program. In the afternoon the local school, as well as rural pupils, were present, the moving pictures being enjoyed and good attention was given the short talk on how to lay out shelter-belts, the beautification of the home. andMhe actual planting of trees and shrubs. tserore tne evening meeting a baseball game was held between the local team and Wartime, at which Wartime carried off the honors. So large was the crowd from some miles around who were present for the opening of the evening lecture. with still around 100 outside, that a second evening meeting was put on. All who attended enjoyed the entire program, a number having questions to ask. Crops, Weather WALDHEiM. There is no scarcity of moisture here, as rain has been failing In abundant showers almost every other day. The heat wave of last we,ek caused no damage, on the contrary it aided growth in gardens and crops as there waa plenty of subsoil moisture. Farmers did not Ret a breathing space between seeding and summerfaiiow operations as weeds are maturing so rapiiiy that exceptionally early summerfaiiow ploughing is required to give satisfactory results. GUERNSEY1. -On Wednesday morning a severe electric storm occurred and a much needed heavy rain fell, tatting about two hours in Guernsey and district. There waa another storm at night and heavy rain fell. ELSTOVV. -A shower of rain fell on Wednesday evening which penetrated the ground only 2 inches in tl.t village and was lighter and heavier in different parts of the district. It remained cloudy and cool Thursday with more rain threatening. The grain in this district has stood the dry, hot spell fairly well with little sign of diseased roots. Grasshoppers are troublesome on a few farms. Weeds arc thicker In gardens this season and gophers are numerous both in toe village and the country. KENASTON This community received a much needed rain Wednesday afternoon. The heavy downpour was welcomed as grain and gardens were beginning to suffer for the lack of moisture after the excessive heal and hot winds. VISCOUNT. The protracted spell of srorrhing hot weather was broken somewhat here on Saturday evening, when a :!Si"-t'ng -and thunder storm, accompanied by a high wind, brought about an hour s rain which aJthougn not sufficient for the needs of the crop, helped out. The early gatn crops are showing the effect of the terrible heat of the .art meek, although most of the garden crops have held up well. Another rain fell on Wednesday afternoon and evening, accompanied by thunder and lightning. LANDIS A beneficial rain mas wel comed throughout the district on June 22 and hopes are expressed that it t nut too late to save crop and gardens, which were in a serious condition due to the continued drouth, excessive heat and terr.fic winds, with the exception of slight showers which barely moistened the surface of the ground, the immediate district has received no pie-cipitalion tor over a month. MACRORIE. FoJlowrftf long drv ftpel! local farmers were ?iev Wednesday by a heavy downfall of rain that lasted many hours and has g:ven the crop pros-perts a needed boost. In sections cke to here, hom-ever. there has been considerable damage done by grasahoppan and it has been a proMem to get fulficJant poison to meet the demand. FORGAN. A severe eatrtrvc storm ao companied by wind and torrent.! ra;n lasting about two hours passed over tuts district Wednesday night. Th ram was wel- ; erne as crops were badly m need of mots- rur. the extreme beat and drdng winds. 9i the past week causing great damage to HEAVY LOSS FOR ROSTHERN SPORT Capt. W. A. Dewar Also Took Active Interest in Other Town Activities ROSTHERN The town of Ros- thern lost a prominent citizen and the dominion experimental station at Rosthern an old and popular employee with the transfer of Cap tain William A. Dewar to the ex perimental station at Scott last week. During his 14 years resi dence here. Captain Dewar in addition to fulfilling the duties of clerk at the local experimental station, found time to take a prominent part in civic and other local affairs. Captain Dewar came to Rosthern on his return from overseas after a distinguished record in France, and he has always maintained an active interest in his former military associations. Since its inception, he was the O. C. of "C" Company of the Prince Albert volunteers, the militia unit stationed at Rosthern, and he was also a prominent mem- Der of tne Canadian Legion. He held a position on the council for several years. He will be most missed in local sport, heading the Rosthern Athletic Club and was a prominent member of the curling club. He was also secretary of the scout association and a member of the Masonic lodge. Prior to his departure from Kos- thern, Captain Dewar was guest of honor at several banquets. The first was tendered him by the staff of the experimental station when "Bill" was presented with a suitable gift. A party, was also neia Dy tne Canadian Legion for Captain Dewar, where he was given a farewell gift from his comrades. 38th Mennonite Conference Ends Mf:NNON. The 38th general conference of the "Mennonite Brethren in Christ," which has been in session at the Bruderthaler Church has concluded. The last public program was held on Tuesday evening and the program was made up of choruses from the choir; singing with instrumental accompaniments led by Messrs. A. Luetke and Henry Doerksen; boys' quartet and short sermons by Rev. H. P. Fast and Rev. Geo. P. Schultz. At some of the public meetings held there were about 2,000 people in attendance. Delegates brought encouraging reports from the different churches and missions while quite a number of people signified willingness to go and work as required in home or foreign fields. Swallows Gopher Poison and Dies KENASTON. A self-administered dose of gopher poison caused the death of John Sewedic, 35-year-old unmarried farmer, living 15 miles northeast of Kenaston, on Wednesday. Deceased had been in ill health and George Yaeger, a neighbor, calling at his home to inquire as to his health, found Sewedic in a precarious condition. As he was leaving the house to phone for medical aid Sewedic told him such service would not be re quired and intimated he intended taking his own life. Dr. W. B. Clarke of Kenaston. found the man dead from the poison and Constable Fawsket of Hanley decided an inquest was unnecessary. ESCAPE INJURY HARRIS. P. Enokson and Roy Smith of the C.N.R. section here, escaped serious injury when their gas car jumped the track west of town. Mr. Smith was thrown clear of the car and was slightly hurt and Mr. Enokson stayed with the car and although the machine was wrecked he was unhurt. most crops In this district. The weather Is remaining cloudy. WISETON. Rains which were needed fell over this district during Wednesday. In the southeast portion the downfall was the heaviest, almost reaching the proportions of a cloudburst, causing a rapid rise in the creeks and considerable land temporarily under mater. Roads have been washed out in places and the C.N.R. dam Is running again. Prior to this rain the crops here were suffering badly from the heat of the past week and lack of moisture reserve In the soil. KELLIHER. Starting la about t o'clock Thursday morning, ra m fell cont f nuously all day, being very heavy at times. This will ensure sufficient moisture for another week or ten days. There Is a wonderful growth and crops are forging ahead rapidly. Some of the earlier sown wheat la already tn the shot blade. EYRE The critical condition caused by the prolongued dry weather, extreme heat, with winds of high velocity, mas relieved on midsummer day by hall and rain. The hail did little. If any. damage, and from three-quarters to an inch of rain was recorded, followed by cool winds and cloudy skies. Given favorable weather from now on. there are still possibilities of the later seeded crops making 50 to 75 per cent of an average crop. Pastures are bare and mater la getting a problem for several fanners owing to wells having gone dry, this being the first rain of any consequence since May 18. OVEN. A ft a Crop prospects in this district are far from encouraging, owing to high winds and hot meather. Ram is badly needed as reserve moisture is practically exhausted. Pastures are drying fast and a number of farmers report damage done by grasshoppers. If rain comes soon wheat and other crops on good summer-fallow may be a fair average. Wheal at present 1s from to 10 incites feiga. ' FENLAC The protracted spell of hot weather mas broken somewhat In Senlac district on Wednesday night with a fairly heavy rainfall. Reports received a few miles touth of Sentac state hall did considerable damage to the crops and garden stuff. The crops in the district on the whole are looking good. Eariy sown wheat is m the shot blade, but weeds are prevalent with French or stink weed predominating. KERROBERT A light shower of rain fell at Kerrobert on Wednesday, accompanied by a high wind Due to the heat and lack of moisture the crops are burning up. and are growing tn shot blade from 4 to 4 inches tall. If a heavy rain te no re erved du n ng t he next few days the rtauits will be serious. HARRIS Heavy ram fell he- June 21. North of town little feit but tne fait was heavy tn the vfllare with temt hail. Rou'h a cloudburst filed Wilsoa Creek, dry for severs I yea rs. wrth two feet of water. Hail d d some damage south of town mvb reports of stones ltcg 3 UKbfl deep. T. Herroa reported heavy lue PROVINCIAL SPORT KEN ASTON. An exciting baieball Rime staged here saw Hartley and Kenaston tied 10-10. A targe number of (ana attended. PELLY. In the North Eastern Saskatchewan Baseball League Pelly defeated Buchanan by 5-4 on Wednesday. This win puts Pelly in first place. KER ROBERT. Although hindered somewhat by a high wind an exciting baseball game was played here when Kerrubert defeated Major seniors by 13-1. KELLIHER. In a friendly game of baseball here Wednesday Kelliher beat It una by 10-5 after the visitors bad gained a lead. MAYMONT. The Richard and Maymont 13 and under boys' baseball teams played at Maymont on Tuesday evening. The visiting team won 8-6. LASHBURN. Two baseball games were played here Wednesday when the Neilburs- Al Stars beat Lashburn by in tne first game and then repeated with another win of ld-i. CRAIK. In a double header Cralk and Davidson divided honors in a baseball game played here Wednesday. Craik won the first by 4-1 and Davidson the second by 9-5. KAMSACK. A Kamsack tam took first money at the baseball tournament held at the WhJtesand picnic, north or yerigm Wednesday, In their first game they defeated Verigin 3 to 2. In the final White-sand was the victim by 3-0. RIDGED ALE. Star City and Ridgedale midgets met in a baseball game here wttn the locals winning. The intermediate teams of the two towns followed Rldeedale again winning. Tlsdale high school girls motored nere ana lost to tne locals in soiiDau. GUERNSEY. In the final game of the school league Lanigan girls defeated Plunkett here Tuesday by 11-4 to take the softball cup. Tuesday night Plunkett baseball team played here, Dealing tne locals. MACKLIN. The Macklin baseball team shut out Hayter Monday night by a fM) score in the Meridian League game. The standing of the Meridian League is close, the following being the points: Senlac 9, Macklin 8, nayter 6, rrovost o, uenzn e, Cadogan 6, Evesham 5. LLOYDMINSTER. At a meeting held for the purpose of the formation of a Bowling Club and Identifying it with the Alberta Bowline Association the following officers were elected: Dr. W. Smith, president; W. Huggins. vice-president; Fred Budd, secretary-treasurer; Messrs. C. Aston, D. Wager and W. Huggins, executive. C. Aston generously gave his grounds for the members of the new club during tne year. HKl,l)INti SPORTS FIELDING. There was a record attend ance. In spite of the intense heat, at the Fielding sports. The finance committee reports a highly successful day. Many good ball teams participated displaying some fine sport and keenly contested games. In senior baseball Henrietta won first place and Maymont second. In junior baseball Radlsson won f Irst and Fielding second. Ladles' softball. Radlsson: men's softball. 8 peers. The dance In the evening with Radlsson orchestra drew a capacity house. The Fielding ladles- softball team played the Hopewell ladies at Hopewell Tuesday evening returning victorious by 13-11. The senior baseball team Journeyed to Ruddell the same evening and again brought honor to their home town, winning by a score of 6-1. The Junior baseball team entered at Richard sports and captured first prize. I.ANOHAM (SPORTS LANOHAM Langham sports were held Wednesday and considering the unpromising weather outlook in the forenoon the attendance was good. Only four teams entered for senior ball, Aberdeen beating Henrietta and Radlsson beating Laird. In the final game a close finish was staged by Raddlseon and Aberdeen. Aberdeen making the winning run in the ninth innings, but a disputed base led to the teams agreeing to share the money. In Junior ball four teams again contested, Borden beating Langham and Ceepee beating Henrietta. The final went to Ceepee with Borden taking second money. Softball drew a good crowd of fans. The men's competition went to Safeways. Saskatoon, with Asqulth taking second. The ladles' first went to Nutana with Asaulth being runner-up. A program of small sports run off during the afternoon was enjoyed by the younger generation. A regrettable accident occurred when a Radlsson ball player named Cousins was struck on the temple with a ball and received injuries which necessitated his removal to hospital. Apart from a delay of about 30 minutes by rain, the program was carried out as arranged and was successful. VAXUHW SPORTS VANSCOY. In spite of wind and rain. Vanscoy spurts day passed off successfully. Five senior bail teams from Urandora, ue-lisie. Saskatoon (with two entries and Vanscoy contested In the main show, two local teams in the junior and Rich Hill school and Vanscoy In the softball competition. Races and tug-of-war made up the balance of the program during the afternoon. In Junior ball a team captained by Hugh Ray burn won by a wide margin In the initial senior game Grandora lost to Vanscoy, 18-1. The Police Firemen beat Red Robins, both of Saskatoon, 8-5, and DeiieSe beat Vanscoy, 9-7. In the fmat between Delisle and Pollce-Kiremen, the latter held Delisle scoreless, while they ran in two counters, thus winnirg first money. Vanscoy girls beat Rich Hill school 7-0 In softball, Grandora was too strong for Van scoy In tug-of-war. Racing results were: Girls under six: Olive Clancy, B, Barnes, D. Mogenson. Boys under six: Bill Ray-burn, Hal Shockey, B. Allan. Seven and eight: girls, A. Kamlnskf. A. Loraas. D D Coathup; boys, Norman Clancy, L. Shockey, W. Campbell. Nine and 10: girls, O. Ka-chur, M. Nystedt, A. Loraas ; boys, B. Remole, E- Clancy. B. Mogenson. Eleven and 12: girts, M. Campbell, R. Clancy. K. Clark ; boys. J. Fair, G. Mogenson. A. Brisette. Thirteen and 14: girls, H. Clark. E. Loraas, V. Coathup; boys. A. Cooke. G. Remole. W. Lubbers. Fifteen and 16: girls, E. Burns, . Hurley; boys. L. Gtl-more. 8. Worden. K. ShilHngton. A big crowd attended the dance in Loraas' hall in the evening, the Flack orchestra of Delisle supplying the music. Ht MsftOMIT K PORTS HUMBOLDT. Humboldt s annual sports held on Wednesday mere a decided success in spite of the fact that a heavy rain had fallen In the town and district dunng the early morning and clouds hovered ovehead most of the day. The program mas probably the heaviest ever put on here, the entry list for baseball being so large that It was necessary to use two diamonds at Muenster In addition to the one at the local park. The teams entered mere Muenster Black Cape. Sinnett, Wtlmont North Stars, Mount Carmel, Marysburg, Dixon, Lake Lenore. Midways from Viscount, Schuler, fitoney Lake. Sunlight, Lucas vi lie, Middle Lake. Glynfleld, Bay Trail, Lake Lenore, Cubs and Wllmont. Dick Poelzer pitched Marysburg to victory to win first money against Lucas vf lie in the final, the score being 11.3. Lucasvllle drew second money and Wllmont third. H. M Rodm umpired all games on the local diamond, while Messrs. Fernhol and Bergermann of Muenster umpired the games at Muenster. In the ladles softball tournament Lake Lenore won from Glynfleld, 18-12. and Spalding defaulted to Lanigan. In the fina. Lanigan woo by a score of 1V8. In the mens softball. Buckles defeated Modern Meats in the final by 14-10 Umpires were Harold Baynton. Blii Fournter, Ira Mann and Harold Hayes In the horse races the open run. which had entries from Winnipeg, star City and Biggar stibles. mas won by Shasta Bishop of the Maple Grove stables. Winnipeg. Lacreuta. owned by H Clark, of Biggar. and japraee, ownea Mother Nature The maternal instincts of four setting hens were shattered by last week's heat and they deserted eggs which were due to hatch in a few days. However, a Strongfield iady was not to be cheated out of fried chicken and freah eggs for fall so she devised a plan which answered fully as well as mother hens. She placed the deserted eggs in a roasting pan. lined it with wool top and bottom, placed the eggs In It and placed all in a sunny window. On scheduled time the chicks started to hatch out and she now has Z.9 lusty youngsters which cannot understand why their foster mother is so cold and unresponsive to their wails for fresh grubs and other chicken delicacies Salnler, Star City, third. The time was and til flat. The half-mile pony race was won by rommy, owned by A. Callaghan of Viscount, with Texas, owned by G. Poelier, Humboldt, second. Nine horses started In the farmers' open run. which was won by Snort, owned by Tommy Rath of Lake Lenore, in two straight heau. Sparky, owned by Mr. Gallagher of Viscount, was second, and College Gent, a Guernsey horse, was third. The Bennett vehicle race, a new event, was won by Dr. Suck, with George Crook second. Men's 100-yard dash. 22 entries: Mac-Donald, John Llns. W. Washkowsky. Girls' 100-yard, IS entries: Emma Bauml. Mary Walls. Agnes Kupp. Boys' 440 yards. 20 entries: C. M. Simpson. Macdonald. Half mile, open: C. M. Simpson, R. F. Rolls. Five teams were entered In the horseshoe tournament, in which the winners were Tony Tnerres and W. Bauer, with "Scotty" Macdonald and E. Standing second. The Humboldt brass band, augmented, by a number of players from Motley, was In attendance, and Hoffman's Novelty Circus gave afternoon and evening performances. The day concluded with a grand dance at the town hall in the evening, which waa largely attended. DEGREE TROPHY TO RIDGEDALE LODGE Sixty-five , Members Attend L.O.L. County Meet; Jewel To A. McConnell RIDGEDALE Representatives from Pleasantdale, Pathlow, Kinis-tino, Melfort, Nipawin, Star Citv, Tisdale, Moose Range and Sylvania totalling 65 in all, met at Ridgedale for the semi-annual meeting of the county L.O.L.. County-Master Mc-Intyre Conducted the lodge, his address including a report of the provincial grand lodge held last March. Early in the evening Past County-Master A. McConnell was presented with the past CM. jewel by J. Hig-gins, of Melfort. Ridgedale L.O.L. degree team conferred the Orange degree on Bro. J. Ewing. Ridgedale was the winner of the McConnell trophy for degree work. The trophy was presented by Bro. A. McConnell. The members of the L.O.B.A. served lunch. The annual meeting will be held at Tisdale. Y.P.S. at Elrose Loses Secretary ELROSE. On behalf of the Elrose Young Peoples' Society and other friends in the district, a sur prise party was put on at the home of Mrs. C. Mundt in honor of A. C. McEachen. who is leaving for Re- gina and who will be greatly missed by the young people, having acted as secretary of their society for the past two years. Those attending spent an enjoyable evening. Honors in bridge went to Miss H. Schunaman. The guest of honor was presented with a suitable gift, the presentation being made by F. Fairman. GIVEN HANDKERCHIEFS KAMSACKThe ladies of Hia watha Chapter No. 47, O.E.S., held handkerchief shower in honor of Mrs. Ted ford, who is leaving at the end of this month for Portage la Prairie to reside, the affair being held at the home of Mrs. Birley. 4-OCNCE EGGS LLOYDMINSTER Apparently envious of the record of a Wyandotte hen owned by a Mr. Williams of Bladworth which laid two eggs each weighing three and a half ounces as published in The Star- fnoenix, hens owned ny Mr. Jen kins of Lloydminster laid weighing four ounces each. two" Obituary MAIX'OLM I- McLEAN MELFORT. Funeral services for Malcolm L. McLean, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. Peter McLean of Naisberry. were held from St. James Presbyterian Church, Melfort, Rev. W. J. Cook, officiating. Interment was made in Mount Pleasant cemetery. The deceased, whose death occurred Sunday, was born in 1904. Until two years ago he had resided in the Davidson district, and since that time had been living with his parents on a farm four miles east of Melfort. Surviving are his father and mother, four brothers, Wallace at Prince Albert: Gordon, Glen and Chi sol m at home, and two si3ters. Mrs. Wells Bristol, at Davidson and Grace at home. The pallbearers were Sandy Stenhouse, Art Stenhouse, Wilfred Stenhouse. Wesley Eastman. Frank Richmond and Kenneth Furgesson. MRS ROY GILI.IS MACRORIE. Macrone lost another pioneer in the death of Mrs. Roy Gillis. Born at Freemount. Minn., the deceased moved to North Dakota and from there with her family to this district in 1912, being one of the first women to be here when the townsite was staked. During the subsequent 21 years she has proved a valued citizen. While taking an active part in all that pertained to community welfare, she was a member of the United Church; was for many years secretary of the ladies' aid. a Sabbath school teacher and cradle roll superintendent for many years. The funeral service was held from the United Church on Monday with Rev. L. B. Henn in charge, assisted by Revs. Titley of Aberdeen and F. C. Rawlinson of Dunblane, both former pastors of the deceased. Miss Myrtle Quark sang a solo. Surviving are her husband, son Alan and daughter Grace Marie, two sisters. Mrs. j Lorensen of Saskatoon, Mrs. Emil Johnson of Macrone and one i brother. Peter Jensen. Interment was made in the family plot at the Macrone cemetery. MRS. A. C. JOHNSON KINLEY The sudden death of Mrs. A. C. Johnson, 78. pioneer resident of the Asquitn district, caused sorrow in the community. Mrs. Johnson was born in Norway anj came to Canada in 1903. She is su.-vived by her husband, four dough-ters. Mrs. P. O. Birvig. Mrs. Jos. Cowley. Mrs. Alf Dybvig of Kinley. and Mrs. Lee Wolosch of Biggar. and four sons. Louis. Joe, Gasper and Elmer, all married and residing in the Kinley district A large crowd of relatives and friends attended the funeral service held at the old homestead with Rev. Richardson of the Perdue United Church officiating. Many flowers ni wreaths were sent. SHOWER GIVEN TO MINISTER'S WIFE Women of Zealandia Church Regret Departure of Mrs. A. M. Angus ZEALANDIA. The members of the United Church Women's Association met at the home of Mrs. S. H. Shier on Thursday afternoon in honor of Mrs. A. M. Angus, who is shortly leaving for Aberdeen, where Rev. Mr. Angus will take over the United Church charge. During the afternoon contests were enjoyed after which a miscellaneous shower was tendered the guest of honor. Mrs. H. L. Morrison expressed the regret at the coming departure of Mrs. Angus, who would be greatly missed. During the tea hour Mrs. J. Cumming contributed solos. Mr. Angus, who has been paHtor of the Zealandia United Church and Muirland charge for the past two years, will preach his farewell sermons on Sunday. He will be succeeded by the Rev. H. A. Mac-Manus, of Meadow Lake. After a long period of hot dry weather, Zealandia was treated to a real cloudburst on Wednesday afternoon, followed by intermittent showers throughout the evening. The rain will materially help late crops and feed, as well as freshen up the gardens, which were showing signs of the dry spell. The June meeting of Zealandia W.M.S. was held at the home of Mrs. J. Rayburn. In connection with the golden jubilee of mission work in Japan, Mrs. Cumming gave a short talk, and Mrs. A. S. Worther an interesting sketch of the life of Dr. Caroline McDonald among the Japanese. Building Helps Kamsack Jobless KAMSACK Work on the new school addition together with two other buildings going up has helped oul the unemployment situation and more work is being provided than last season. Excavation work was completed at the school and footings have already been poured. un first street west, Theo. Miles is erecting next to the old post office building a frame structure to be metal clad 62x24 feet which it is understood will be occupied by A. G. Soeder, local tinsmith and plumber. On First Street east, R. D. Kendall is making a complete change in his premises which were badly damaged by fire this winter. ZL "7 HPfcUAL SIX SUMN, 8O0 F.OJI. I IUtV. ONT. FREIGHT AND TA-VtS 1X1 Ki 7 invhv longpr irhrvlbnsv Sit.? lotrvr than prvriou Special Six Svtlan LONGEST WIIKELIIASE IX THE LOW PHICE FIELD Batr Prtre F.O.B. TUbury OnL Available in Five SEDAN COl Hi;ilS-ESSE OF CA.V1IIA. NOW ON DISPLAY Strikes Dynamite Cap, Boy Injured ELFROS. Some alarm was caused at the home of John Birch when the hired man was injured by the explosion of a dynamite cap. Being at work in the field when a rainstorm came up, he had sought shelter in an old granary, where he found a handkerchief. On picking it up he found, wrapped in it. a dynamite cap. Not knowing what it was, he held it in his hand as he hit it with a large wrench. The explosion blew a hole through the wrench and injured the boy's arms ana cnest. Dr. Little of Wish-art was called. The boy is recovering. A 24-hour rain has increased the already good prospects for a crop mis year. Give Courses To Girls at Sibbald SIBBALD, Alta.-Mrs. Frank Yates and Nurse Rossland of the Alsask community hospital, have just completed a successful year's work among the Sibbald teen-age girls. Mrs. Yates gave a course in basketry and Miss Rossland a course in home nursing. Written exams were held on Monday at the school under the supervision of Miss Marjorie Gustophen and a demonstration exam was held on Wednesday evening at the home of Miss Arthur Campbell. The baH- ketry work was also turned in and finished. CHANGE TEACHERS MACRORIE. With the approaching end of the school term there are evidences that many schools in this area will have new teachers for reopening. Those changing include part of the staff of Macrorie school, Surbiton, Brat-ton, Drennan, Red Deer Lake, Mon-mawala, Picadllly. In some instances new teachers have already been engaged while others are not, as yet, settled. Dodsland Choir Sings at Plenty PLENTY. One of the best musical concerts ever held in Plenty was givei by the Dodsland United choir under the supervision of Mr. Acton. An orchestra added much to the program. Solos and duets were appreciated as were also festival numbers. The regular meeting of the Homemakers' Club was held on Wednesday afternoon in the club rooms with Mrs. George Daniels in charge. A shower was held for the new club room. Owing to the heavy shower a small number was in attendance. It was decided to hold a second cleaning-up bee at the cemetery on July 13, wncunatui umaaa BIGGEST, ROOMIEST CAR intheLwTriceTield 113 INCH WHEE1BASE Fmgla atul Taxes Extra. Body Types !'E COACH CONVERTIBLE Tilbury, Ontario U1STKIBITORS CUFF MOTORS 146 FIRST AVENUE, SOUTH RADISSON O.E.S. ENTERTAINS 100 Saskatoon Visitors Among Guests When Addresses, Program Is Given RADISSON. At the conclusion of their regular meeting, the Radis-son Chapter No. 50 O.E.S. entertained approximately 100 guests, which included a number of visitors from North Battleford and Saskatoon. The evening began with bridge followed by a program. Messrs. W. J. Gold and R. A. Little gave interesting addresses, vocal solos were rendered by Mrs. A. M. Scott, Miss L. Butt and Mr. P. O. Collins with Royce Fulcher entertaining with his violin. Mrs. A. J. Spence, worthy matron, presented Mrs. H. W. Hicks, a member of the local lodge and who was recently made grand warden of the grand chapter of Saskatchewan, with a lovely bouquet of roses on behalf of the lodge. During luncheon Mr. Swail, past grand patron of the grand chapter of Saskatchewan, Mrs. J. Wheaten, past grand matron of the grand chapter of Saskatchewan, both of Saskatoon, and Mr. Clink of Battleford addressed the gathering.' During the entertainment community singing was led at Intervals by P. O. Collins. ELSTOW. In order to raise money during the summer months the United Church Ladies" Aid decided to hold vanishing teams, at their meeting held Wednesday. D. A. Cumming, principal, has been re-engaged for the village school. Misses Addie Clark and Helen Barton have resigned, both are to be married this month. Mrs. E. McClncklin and Miss Jean Stew art of Elstow, will succeed them. A china shower for the Misses Barton and Clark held at the home of Mrs. S. H. Binnie on Wednesday proved one of the most enjoyable social events of the summer here. Bridge and contests were played. Mesdames J. A. Stewart and Binnie presented the gifts. The two brides-to-be were also guests ol Mrs. Stewart and her daughter Margaret to tea Tuesday when an enjoyable time was spent. . HEARS THREE APPEALS PELLY. Three appeals, two un der the Excise Act, were heard in district court here with Judge Alex Ross presiding. Hicks vs. Yuill, cat accident, judgment was reserved Caboon vs, Sapach was adjourned to July 4. G. Telford vs. Mrs, Ha- zuren, small debt action, was awarded to the plaintiff. Eight naturalization applications were heard. Elstow Terraplane t I'M Ml IX KOADSTLR LIMITED SEE IT MONDAY LID.

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