Star-Phoenix from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada on December 8, 1942 · 10
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Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
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Tuesday, December 8, 1942
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SASKATOON STAR-PHCENlX TUESDAY, DECEMBER 8, 1942. Mrs. Louise Quaale Is 93 Years of Age Quill Lake Pioneer Honored For Birth Anniversary; Came From Norway BIRCH HILLS. Mi. Louise Quaale celebrated her 03rd birthday anniversary recently at her home In Birch Hills, when many relatives and friends cam to her birthday party and to offer congratulations, amony them being the Lutheran minister, the Rev. peder Lerseth and his wife, Mrs. Quaale Is the oldest resident In the village, and la In fairly good health, able to get up every . HVf. f . MRS. L. QUAALE day. She can converse freely and takes a keen interest In the events of the day. She was born near Trondheim, Norway, anti emigrated to the U.Sjt. In 1873.- Her marriage to Ole Quaale took place In 1873. He was also of Norway. They purchased a farm near Kenyon. Minn., where they lived until 1903, then moved to Canada, homesteading In the pioneer day ten miles from Birch Hills for 11 years. They afterwards purchased another farm in the Hagen district. In the fall of 1925. they retired from farming and came to reside in their house In Birch Hills until 1936, when Mr. Quaale died. Mrs. Quaale then went to live with her daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. George Akre, near Prince Albert for six years. She returned to reside in Birch Hills last June, and her youngest daughter, Mrs, Akre, resides with her. Mr. and Mrs. Quaale had slgflt children, of which five are living. These are: Gue Quaale of Hagen, Gilbert Quaale of Saskatoon, Mrs Fred McLeod of Colleeton, Mrs. Tel Amonson of Hagen, and Mrs. Mable Akre of Birch Hills. Twenty-four grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren are also living. There are - two grandsons In the air force and one In the navy. Homemakers Sponsor Card Party, Dance ZELMA. The Zelma Homo-makers Club promoted another whist drive, bridge drive and dance at the Village Plall on Friday evening, and there was a good attendance. There were seven tables for whist, and three for bridge, the honors for bridge going to Mrs. J. Drobot and G. R. Duff, and for whist, Mrs. B. Henrlkson and C. G. Henrlkson. Prizes of war saving stamps were given, Musio for dancing was supplied by electrical transcription,-and $22 50 was taken at the door. , . The Zelma Ladles Aid held the annual meeting at the home of Mrs. J. F. Elderkln on Thursday aftersoon, with a poor attendance. The meeting was opened with prayer by President, Mrs. E. Campbell, and a reading by Mrs. C. W. Cline. The financial statement read by Mrs. J. F. Elderkln, showed that during the season $115 had been spent on the painting of the church, and that the finances were in good shape. The election of officers was then proceeded with, with Rev. M. G. MeFarlane in the chair. These are: President, Mrs. T, Camphell; vlee-prealdent, Mrs. C. W. Cline, secretary, Mrs. A. J. Todd; treasurer, Mrs. J. F, Elderkln: ways and means committee, Mrs. C. H. Weston, Mrs. A. R. Cline, Mrs. R. Kelly. Mrs. A. D. Murray; visiting committee, Mrs. A. R. Cline, Mrs. O. R. Duff, Mrs, P. Browne. The C.G.I.T. is to be asked to act as flower committee during the summer months. Laura W.A. Has Good Year LAURA. The annual meeting of fhe W.A. of the United Church was held Thursday afternoon in the church, and 11 members were presided over by Mrs. Hill. The financial statement read, showed there were 11 paid-up members, and six meetings had been held, with an average attendance of 15. The balance In the bank In January, 1942. was $103, and receipts for the year were $172. A balance of $230 remains in the bank. Mrs. McCurdy presided for the election of officers. Four were elected for the presidency, each one to act for three months, namely f:rst quarter, Mrs. McCurdy; second quarter, Mra. Jamieson; third quarter, Mrs. N. Robhlns; fourth quarter. Mrs. N. Thompson; secretary-treasuier, Mrs. H. Thomson. The January meeting will be held at the home of Mrs. McCurdy. Mrs. J. Walper tendered a vote of thanks to the retiring officers. Men,Women0ver40 Feel Weal, Worn, Old? Want Normal Pep, Vim, Vitality? Does weak, rundown, exhausted condition make you feel fagged, out, old Try Os t rex Contains geueml tunics, stimulants, often nedd after 30 or 40 Suppite iron, calcium, phosphorus, vitamin Bt, Helps you get cor;u.ii pep. vim. vitality. Introouctory sim Ostrex Tonic Tablets only 35c. For dale at all good drug stores everywhere. EVESHAM. Mrs. W. H. MacLeod and Mrs. Earl Webb celebrated their blrdthday anniversaries on Sunday at the home of Mrs. Earl Webb. A table was laid for 11 guests, end all enjoyed a sumptuous turkey supper provided by Mrs. C. W. Schroer. W. E. Roadhouse lost three young horses last week, after eating wheat from a leaky bln. Earl Whitney and Lome Roadhouse journeyed to Unity tor their medical examinations preparatory to joining the armed forces. The Red Cross held a dance In the hall on Friday night Due to other attractions there was not a large attendance. Musio was supplied by Paul Houser and Bradley of Senlac and Mrs. J. Montgomery and Bert Partington, Jr, The sum of $16 was realized. Mrs. M. Pent-land was the winner of a quilt, and Mrs. C. C. Feenie won a bedspread, In contests. The Evesham United Church W.A. held the annual meeting at the home of Mrs. W. H. MacLeod. The following officers were elected. Mrs. O. C. Wheeler, president; Mrs. C. Roadhouse, vice-president; Mrs. Bert Partington, secretary-treasurer. The Evesham Listening and Discussion Group to the Farm Radio Forum held their weekly meeting at the home of W. H. MacLeod Eight members were piesent and the discussion following the broad cast was led by Mr. Whitney, Biggar Prepares For Ice Sports BIGGAR. On Friday night a meeting of the shareholders of the Skating Rink was held, when those present heard a satisfactory report on the 1942 activities. The following directors were reelected for 1943: P. Dunbar, J. James, Sr., P. Buckingham, J. Davie, W. W. Mitchell, A. Shepherd was a new member elected. H. Dickie was engaged as caretaker and ice Is being made. At a meeting of the skating rink director on Monday night H, Mad-dtn was elected president,' with P. Dunbar vice-president, and W. W. Mitchell, secretary-treasurer. An enthusiastic meeting of the Biggar Curling Club was held in the club rooms op Monday night, and 16 skip wars selected. These skips chose rinks from the large entry of names of those who Intend to curl. St. Pauls Anglican WA. met at the home of Mrs. Gordon Cornish on Wednesday afternoon, with Mrs. Udy presiding. The meeting opened with prayer. Rev. J. W. Bulleyment read a selection from the book entitled "The Upper Room. Commenting on the reading, the rector suggested more time be spent In meditation. Mr, Bulleyment expressed his appreciation for the co-operation of the W A. In the work of the church. Officers were then elected ae fol-lowa: Honorary president, Mrs. E. Shaw; president, Mrs. E. Udy; vice-presidents, Mrs. Bratseth and Mrs. O. Cornish; secretary, Mrs. F. L. Watters; treasurer, Mrs. Rosslng-ton; Dorcas secretary, Mrs. Bullcy-ment; Living Message secretary, Mrs. Eric Keely; Little Helpers secretary, Mrs. Astley; altar guild, Mrs. Hayes. On Tuesday night the Kinsmen Club of Biggar held the dinner meeting at the Biggar Hotel, when 12 members were present. After dinner, the membprs adjourned to the home of President L. A. Car-acadden, where business was transacted. The election of the following officers took place: President, E. R. Beckman; vice-president, Noble Carruthers: treasurer, G. Kenney; secretary, W. Ferrler; directors, A. Brathset, Dr. A. A. Hooge, Woodrow Lloyd. Bulletin editor, John Heffley. Battleford Masons Plan to Give Competent Leadership to Youth BATTLEFORD. -Providing boys and girls of teen-age with competent leadership and the need for gljlng fellowship and constructive enterprise to young people between 16 and 21, were mentioned ae responsibilities of adults In a discussion on "Free Masonry and Youth" Initiated by Harold 8, May on Thursday evening at a supper meeting of the Battle Lodge, A.F. arid A.M., over which Walter G. Ellis presided. Mr. May regretted that young people were so often denied guidance just at the critical period of their lives, and their going astray was too often due to this oversight on the part of older people. H. T. Richardson pointed out the signifance of Individuality which made a particular approach necee-sary, calling for the co-operation of the parents. Walter L. Clink, K.C., stressed the need for Masonry to go out Into the community showing a vital interest in youth as the building material of the temple. Some boys started out with a wrong premise and lt Is worth w-hile, he said to spend time giving them the right Impressions. Getting boys tnto the right crowd, he continued, would always be a big part of leadership. Rev. T. Currant spoke of the need for throwing around the young people an atmosphere of sympathy, faith, and kindly com-pionship, In which they would learn to approach life with a positive attitude guided by the principle of discrimination and restraint. John F. Allan was sure that the problem of youth can best be solved by the parents recognizing how much their children react to life by the example given them at home. They needed their enthusiasm sustained by a deep Interest on the part of parenthood. He had known boye who asked why there was one law for children and another for adults in matters of common interest and concern, and lads were apt to lose their desire to go to Sunday School while their dads stayed in bed. He urged that a good example given to them would go a long way towards helping them in their Ideals Dr. J. E. Nunn protested the advice given us by military authorities urging ue to hate the Fro m Pupils Give Fine Christmas Concert Parents and Friends Witness Show, and Also Work in Various Classrooms NORTH BATTLEFORD. Two hundred pupils of Connaught School, drawn from Grades 1 to 8 staged a Christmas concert In the auditorium of the school on Friday night that was attended by a capacity audience of parents and friends. Proceeds from the concert and from the matinee on Thursday afternoon, that was attended by more than 200 children, were devoted to the patriotic work being carried on In the school. Beautiful and original costumes designed and made by the parents of the pupils, aided In the Interpretation of the various items presented, and added to the color of the setting. The audience had an opportunity of seeing the stage, entirely remodelled by the woodwork class, under the direction of T. C. MeFarlane, school principal, and the new draperies, a gift of the Home and School Association of Connaught School. After the concert many of the parents and friends of the pupils availed themselves of the opportunity of visiting the various classrooms to ses ths progressive work being carried on In all grades of the school. The concert program that drew the Insistent applause of the large audience. Included an interesting group of plays, songs, dances, and instrumental numbers, and a number of carols by a 60-volce choir. The various Items included a dramatization, Toytown Jamboree, by the pupils of Grade 1, directed by Miss G. A. Featherstone; a rhythmic ensemble, Including nursery rhymes and a folk dance by the pupils of Grade 3, directed by Miss R. M. Lundy; a square dance, "Oranges and Lemons, by Grade 7 girls, directed by Miss K. Blsshopp; a play, "The Truth Telling Machine, by pupils of Grades 7 and 8, directed by Miss E. Range and G. Armstrong; a dance by the pupils of Grade 2, directed by Miss I. Spencer; a play, "Twice Is too Much," by the Pupils of Grade 4. directed by Miss J. Mackenzie; and the Christmas Story told In carols and tableaux, directed by Miss BlBshopp and Mrs. Jean Ross. Brock Groups Reorganize BROCK. The annual meeting of the Womens Auxiliary of St, Paul's Anglican Church was held at the home of Mrs. T. W. Butcher on Thursday afternoon. The following officers were elected: President, Mrs. Ham; vlca-president, Mrs. T. Kenyon; secretary, Mra J. Allen; treasurer, Miss J. Hall; leader of Junior W.A., Mrs. T. Butcher; Living Message secretary, Mrs. T. Kenyon. The Ladies Aid of the United Church held the annual meeting at the home of Mrs, W. A. Miller on Wednesday afternoon. The following officers were elected: President, Mrs. H. Brooks; vice-presidents, Mrs. J. Salkeld and Mrs. J. Hyde; secretary, Mrs. I. MacKay; treasurer, Mrs. R. Noble; pianist, Mrs. E, Clendenlng; devotional president, Mrs. James; manse committee, Mrs. M. Strutt, Mrs. G. Krepps and Mrs. W. Anderson. enemy, and hoped that both Masonry and the Church would refuse to be governed by such a philosophy which called upon us to "fight the devil with fire." He deprecated the slogan, nothing matter now but victory," and hoped that In the frenzy of war we would not be robbed of our moral standards. Kenneth Newell emphasized tha power of environment end quoted the words, "love is a powerful solvent of human misunderstanding. P. s. Gosling spoke of the boy overseas, and felt sure that their letter home Indicated how much they were helped by the things said and done for them while they were at Sunday School. He wished something could be done to assist men to enter the fellowship of Masonry at an earlier age. W. A. MacNelll, tha worshipful master elect, voiced the wish that practical steps would be taken to carry out some of the suggestions of the evening and Intimated that he would like to see special gatherings to make this possible, a desire that was further stressed by E. Hall Clink. Charles V, Batchelor made a plea for happy social gatherings In the home, where young people of the same age should mingle their voices in song and enjoy at regular Intervals the strength and fun of fellowship. E. H. Stuhr of the R.C.N. was given a hearty welcome and outlined the difficulties of men away from home In the forces, and told of the way they were helped by a friendly and understanding chaplain. H. Gascoigne pointed out that young men weie often waiting to respond to an appeal long before It was made to them, and urged the necessity for making an earlier advance towards securing their Interest. Mr. Ellis, the chairman, spoke of the corrective Influence of sport and recreation, and that the good elements far outweighed the bad. Speaking of good sportsmanship, he regretted the shackling of German prisoners as a measure of reprisal, and feared the reaction would not help the cause of the United Nations. Harold May, E Hall Clink, and John F. Allan were named a committee to bring In recommendation of a practical her home on Thursday afternoon , - .for another United Church Ladles . nature. George L. Ward gave the Aid tea, and a good number of pcr-jSvmond; treasurer, Mrs. C. J. Jef-final toast, . Jsona attended, Ifrcy SfBsfomtldnieisyasd Tot&ms olden Weddin9 Reeve of Senlac R.M. Honored at Banquet D. McKinnon Has to Retire From Council Because Sons in Services SENLAC. At the home of Mrs. W. Ayrey, Sr., thers was a happy gathering on Friday night, when the members of tha Rural Municipality of Senlac and a number of Invited guests enjoyed a tuikey dinner, given In honor of D. McKinnon, retiring reeve. Following the banquet short addresses were given by several members of the council and Invited guests. A pleasing event of the evening was the presentation to the guest of honor of an appropriate gift. Reeve-elect Dr. A. T. Lyster, who made the presentation, expressed to the members of the council their regret as the resignation of Mr. McKinnon, who had given his time and labor for the welfare of the municipality. The guest of honor in a brief reply, thanked his oo-workers for their co-operatton during his term of office, and regretted that he was compelled to sevet his connection with the council, owing to his two sons being in the army. It was now Impossible for him to still give his time to municipal affairs. Hilton Holthy, secretary of the local Wheat Pool Committee, has received word recently of his appointment as delegate for Division 12 and sub-division 7, succeeding A. M. Bell of Adanac. Mr. Holtby has been an active member of the local Poql for many years, giving his time and labor for Its welfare. His appointment was recetved with pleasure by his many friends and members of the Pool. Mr. Holtby left on Friday to attend the annual meeting of the Saskatchewan Wheat Pool being held In Regina. The annual meeting of the Soldiers' Gift Club was held at the home of Mra. Cusslck on Friday, with Mrs. E. Price presiding. Plans were made to pack the remainder of the Christmas parcels to the Senlao service men overseas. The society has already sent 12 parcels. Notwithstanding other attractions the dance sponsored by the C.O.F. In the Co-operative Hall on Friday night, was a success, and 40 couples of the younger set attended, Including guests from Rutland, Penile, Airedale and Abbey Wood. Modern and old-time dances were enjoyed, "with music by the Bradley Orchestra. The proceeds, which amounted to $39, were donated to the. Red Cross. Trie annual bazakr, sale of home cooking and afternoon tea sponsored by the W.A. of St. Paul's congregation was served a banquet Anglican Church was held at the In the new hall. Rev. H. E. Parrotthome of Mrs, Fraser on Saturday and proved a financial success. A large gathering patronized the various booths liberally during the afternoon. Those In charge were: Home cooking, Mesdames Smith and Gould; fancy goods and Christmas novelties, Mesdames Brown and Fraser; tea tables, Mesdames Wilson, Locker and Nuttall, MR. AND MRS. A. MARCOTTE of Prud'homme, who recently celebrated their golden wedding at the same time as their eon and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Marcotte, celebrated their silver wedding, and their grandson, Roland, son of the latter, was married to Jeanette ifarl-neau. Dedication Service Performed by Bishop t. Andrews of Shellbrook Has New Chancel, Hall, And Pulpit SHELLBROOK. The Rt. Rev. Henry D. Martin, blahop of Saskatchewan, reconsecrated St. Andrews Anglican Church of Shellbrook before a large congregation on St. Andrews Day at p.m. The bishop a assisted by the Rev. H. E Parrott, R.D. of Shellbrook, anil Captain Rev. A. W. R. Ashley, chaplain of Prince Albert. The choir, under their leader, Frank Jacobs, led the singing, with G. H. Pickup at the organ. Bishop Martin gave a splendid address during the service. The chancel pews and chairs installed in memory of the late Mr. and Mrs. G. E. Pickup were used at this service, also the new pulpit made by F. Jacobs, and the pulpit lamp donated by the Sunday school. Bt. Andrews Church was built In 1910, 32 years ago. Only a few of the first members are still here. During the summer and fall of 1942, through the efforts of the rector and congregation, a chancel and hall have been built After the dedication service the proposed the toast to The King.1 The toast to "The Church was proposed by Mr. J. Blbby, peoples warden, and responded to by Bishop Martin. Other toasts were proposed and responded to by the following: Captain Rev, Ashley and Mrs. F. Grove, W. Rowe and Rev. G. C. Weldenhammer. J. Blbby, on behalf of the congregation, presented Rev. H. E. Parrott with a beautifully bound Prayer Book In appreciation of his woik during the summer on the chancel and hall. Out-of-town visitors were Mrs. Henry D. Martin, Dorothea Tren-holm and Eileen Read. The prize winners at the Altar Society tea and bazaar were Victor Martenaon and Miss G. M. Mc-Quarrle. The annual meeting of the Knox United Church Ladies' Aid was hold at the home of Mrs. Stevensons. Rev. R. Stevensons presided over the election of the following officers-President, Mrs, H. S. Locke; vice-president, Mrs. W. P. Totzke; secretary-treasurer, Mrs. J. R. Stewart; assistant secretary-treasurer, Mrs. M. BJarnason. Ladies Aid Holds Annual Bazaar HANLEY.- The Ladies Aid of the United Church held its December meeting at the home of Mr. Sutherland on Thursday, with a good attendance, The treasurer reported a bank balance of $196. It was decided to purchase paint to paint the manse in the spring, and a committee was chosen. It being the annual meeting Rev. I. Kirkpatrick took charge for the election of the following officorB: President, Mra, D. Crawford; vice-president, Mrs. R. Blewett; secretary, Mrs. O. Nelson; treasurer, Mrs. R. I Jones; ways and means, Mrs. James Bird; advertising, Mrs. J. Manson; organist, Mrs. H. B. Verney; devotional, Mrs. R. Blewett; social, Mrs. H. B. Verney. The United Church L.A. held Its annual bazaar, sale of cooking end tea in the Town Hail Saturday afternoon, which was well patronized. Receipts were as follows: Sale of work. $45.20; home cooking, $11.15; tea, $18.55; total $75.50. QUILL LAKE. The December meeting of the Homemakers' Club was -held on Thursday afternoon at the home of Mrs. R. E. F. Rodgers. Ten members spent an enjoyable afternoon, when the Christmas program was given. Carols and hymns were sung, and an interesting talk on current events was given by Mrs. R. Meiklejohn. Humorous stories were told, followed by a contest In keeping with the Christmas season. The next meeting will ba held at the home of Mrs. H. E. Smlth. and Is scheduled to start at 2.30 p.m. on Wednesday, January 6, 1943. Mrs. B. Spencer was hostess at Mrs. G. Masrwood Heads WM.S. WYNYARD. The annual meeting of the Woman's Missionary Society was held at the home of Mrs. D. J. Thornton on Thursday afternoon, with Mrs. R. M. Mac-Kechnle presiding. After the business part of the meeting was finished, the election of officers took place as follows: Past president, Mrs. R. M, MaeKechnie; President, Mrs. George Magwood; secretary, Mrp. B. Laycock; treasurer, Mrs. G. R. Cook; friendship secretary, Mrs. James Read; Missionary Monthly secretary, Mrs. P. A. Rotzien; Christian stewardship secretary, Mrs. R. M. MaeKechnie. At the close of the meeting the members presented Mrs. Mac-Kechnle with & beautiful silver rake plate In appreciation of her faithful work aB president for more than 13 yeara. Mrs. George R. Cook made the presentation and address. According to the bylaws of the town. Boxing Day Is a civic holiday In Wynyard, and accordingly the day will again be observed here, merchants, teachers, employees and others looking forward to the long weekend. Friends Honor Two Lashburn Brides LASHBURN. A gift shower by proxy waa held at the home of Mra John M. Johnson In honor of Margaret . Brandon. Megan Johnson, dressed as a nurse, and Mrs. W. Kilpatrick presented Mrs. F. J. Brandon, mother of the bride, with the gifts for Margaret. Mrs. W. T. McMurdo and Mrs. R. H. Armstrong assisted in displaying the gifts. Mrs. Brandon thanked those presefft on behalf of Margaret. Mrs. Raymond Wallace (nee Evelyn Voklns), was the guest of honor at a shower at the home of Vera Browne, when a number of young women friends met In compliment to the young bride. Streamers and lovers' knots in pink and white decorated the room, and the table, which was laden with many fine glfta Popular songs were sung with Joan Searle at the piano. A flower contest provided merriment. The hostess was assisted by Erma Minogue. Mrs. Wallace thanked the friends for the gifts. The annual meeting of the United Church Ladies Aid was held at the home of Mrs. D. Lamont, with Mrs. R, J. Sanderson as assistant hostess. The following officers were elected for tha ensuing year: Honorary presidents, Mrs. Johnston Brandon and Mrs. E. Collins; president, Mrs. R. J. Sanderson; vice-presidents, Mrs. D. Lamont and Mr. C. Sehom; secretary, Mrs. J. J. DODSLAND. The annual meeting of the Podaland United Church Ladies Auxiliary was held at the home of Mrs. J. A. Card on Thursday, December 3. Mrs, F. Arnott presided for the meeting, and then Rev. J. A. Card took the chair for the election of officers. The following were elected: President, Mrs. D. Watson; vice-presidents, Mrs. J. H. Campbell and Mrs. F. Arnott; secretary-treasurer, Mre. M. D. Macleod; assistant secretary, Mrs. H, Wallis; manse committee, Mrs. W, Geddes and Mrs. Oillings; missionary committee, Mrs. E. B. Campbell and Mrs. F, Arnott; visiting committee, Mrs. H. Wallis and Mrs. James Campbell. Tha anniversary cards which the members have been using ae a means of raising money, netted approximately $40 during the past year, and are being given out again for the coming year. The financial statement for the year will be read at the January meeting as owing to Illness the retiring secretary was not able to have them ready and audited for this meeting. Womens Group Holds Meeting ALSASK. The Alsask United Church Ladles' Aid held the annual bazaar and tea on Saturday, December 5, which was successful, proceeds amounting to $85. Conveners of the respective booths were as follows: Sewing, Mrs. J. H. Puley and Mrs, A. Rumbelow; home cooking, Mrs. A. Cook and Mrs. A. McKay. Joe Ziebalt received a severe hand injury while loading scrap metal in a railway car last week. The annual school Christmas concert will be held on December 17. Ice for curling is now being made, and exponents of the 'roarin game will soon be enjoying their winter sport. The Alsask School Is now commencing at 9.30 o'clock In the morn ing, and closing at 3.30 oclock In the afternoon, the later start being made because of the distance some pupils had to walk to school In the dark at the former time. Prisoner PTE. CEOUGE E. R. BARKER of the provost corps, Is a prisoner In Hong Kong, his parents, Mr. and Mrs. S. G. Barker of Nokomls have been Informed. Private Barker enlisted with the Royal Rifles of Canada of Quebec and was attached to the provost corps for duty. . Manager Serves For 25 Years NORTH BATTLEFORD. At smoker sponsored by the Board of Trade, citizens on Saturday said farewell to W. A, Campbell, who resigned recently as manager of the local branch of the Western Grocers Limited, after 25 years service here In that capacity. Mr. Campbell and his family left North Battleford Sunday night for Edmonton, where Mr. Campbell will assume duties as assistant purchasing agent on a wartime project linked with northern supplies and development. At the function presided over by W. Wler, president of the Board of Trade, tribute to the ' service Mr. Campbell has rendered to this community in the past quarter of a century, was paid by a number of speakers. Among his activities that were enumerated and praised, were his service as president of the Board of Trade; president of the Rotary Club; 11 yeara chairman, and 16 years a member of the Public School Board; a director of the Agricultural Society; and for several years, chairman of the Northwest Attractions Committee of the Fair Board. Mr. Campbell has also been prominent In the Presbyterian Church, serving on the Board of Management. . Signifying the esteem in which Mr. Camphell was held here, was the presentation made at the function by Colonel W. C. Craig, of a travelling bag, to which Mr. Campbell replied with thanks. Among those who tendered tributes to the guest of honor, were A. F. MacDonald, vice-president of the Board, of Trade: J. A. Gregory, M.P Paul Prince, M.L.A., Mayor J. D. Deans, J. W. Bawden, deputy chairman of the Public School Board, George D. Boyd, and J. D. Smith, who has been closely associated with Mr. Campbell In his business life here, and who recently assumed the managership of the Western Grocers Limited. Musical interludes were provided by Harry Duncan and Colonel Craig. Recently the staff of the Western Grocers Limited tendered a farewell to Mr. Campbell, and through William Cass, district supervisor for the company, presented Mr, end Mrs. Campbell with a smoking set i and library set. Scram! Heres that Selective Service guy again! OBITUARY ROBERT BRUCE HANLEY. Another of the early pioneers of this district, Robert Bruce, died In Allan Hills Wednesday afternoon, December 2, The late Mr. Bruce was born In Glasgow, Scotland, In January, 1861, and married Mary Brown In 1887, They came to Canada In 1904, and lived In Manitoba until 1910, when they moved to this district and homesteaded. Besides his widow, he leaves two sons, George of Hanley, and Alexander of Allan Hills; and one daughter, Mrs. Frank Campbell of Allan Hills. . , The funeral service was held In the home Friday afternoon, with Rev. I. Kirkpatrick officiating, and burial was made In the Hanley Cemetery, W, A, SUNDERLAND QUILL LAKE. William Albert Sunderland, an oldtimer of the Scrip district died in his sleep on Tuesday, December 1, at the home of bis eon, Walter, at Scrip. On December 13 Mr. Sunderland would have reached his 85th birthday anniversary, and until about four weeks ago he enjoyed good health To the end he retained all his faculties, and took a keen interest in life. The late Mr. Sunderland was born at North Augusta, Ont., and in 1911 moved with his family to this district, where he had farmed successfully since. For the past 13 years he had made his .home with his son. He was very well known throughout the district, and had a large number of friends. The late Mr. Sunderland was Interested In church work, and was a steward of the United Church, and chairman of the board for student preachers at Scrip. He also took a keen interest In Red Cross work. Surviving him are three eons Walter of Scrip, Charles of Quill Lake, and John of Scrip; and two daughters, Mrs. P. A, Haggard of Tisdale, and Mrs. Frank Hare of Quill Lake; 28 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Mrs Sunderland died 12 yeare ago. The funeral service was held for Mr Sunderland on Thursday afternoon In the United Church, Quill Lake, when Rev. W. Sangwlne officiated. Many people attended the service, Mrs. P. J. Lacey was organist Pallbearers were Narvy Erickson, James Marshall, Sr., Robert Marshall, W. Longmulr, John Harrison and Melville Sigstad, all of Scrip Burial took place at Quill Lake Cemetery. MAGNUS INGIMARSON WYNYARD. On December 3 at the Wynyard Brick Church, the funeral of the late Magnus Ingl marson, who died suddenly on Mon day, took place. Mr. Ingimarson dropped dead on the road to his home from the local depot, after meeting his wife, who had arrived on the afternoon train. Rev. T. B. Slgurdson of Wynyard conducted the service, and G. Magnusson, O. O. Magnusson, St. Goodman, J. O. Bjornson, H. S. Axdal and Sam Johnson were pallbearers. Mrs. K. J. McCullagh of Saskatoon was the only relative In attendance at the funeral. The late Mr. Ingimarson was born in Iceland on December 3, 1870, and came to Canada early In life, first settling at Tantallon, afterwards at Merid, Sask. He came to Wynyard 11 years ago. He waa married In Iceland in 1900, previous to coming to this country. Mr. InglrraiBon farmed all his life but was quite a historian, being particularly versed on this subject. Ha leavei his, widow, five daughters and one son, tlje latter being In the army. J. VAN DE SOMPEL RAMSACK. The funeral service waa held Friday, December 4 in St. Stephens Church, for John Van De Sompel of Kamsaek, who died suddenly Monday, November 30, at his home. The .late Mr. Van De Sompel was born in East Flanders, Belgium, June 12, 1879. He came to Canada In 1903, where he worked at railway construction. In 1906 he laid steel In the Kamsaek yards. From 1907 to 1909 he held sub-contracts on the Grand Trunk Railway from J. D. McArthur. Mr. Van De Sompel returned to Belgium in 1912, where he married Marie de Maartelacre. On his return in the same year, he opened a general store In Veregin, which he maintained until late in 1919 After a short visit to Belgium in 1919, he returned to Canada, taking up residence in Kamsaek, where he lived up to the time of his death. Surviving relatives are:. His widow; one son, George of Kam-aack; and one daughter, Irene of Island Falls, Sask.; two sisters, Mrs. Van de Steene of Holland, L Man., and Mrs. Koppes of Sudbury, Ont., three brothers, Louis of Vere-gin, and Camiel and August of Belgium. Pallbearers were: R. De-Vylder, M. DeCloedt, W. T. Cotter, G, Cottcnle, C. Laevens and E. Hellagarde. The funeral aervica was conducted by Rev. Father A. D'Allatre. Burial was in Rlverview Cemetery. Beef Ring Elects George Delday NETHERHILL. The tnnual meeting of the Beef Ring was held In the office of the Pool elevator Saturday afternoon, - when the following officers were elected: President, George Delday; aecretary-treasurer, W. P. Hughes: directors, W. Dale, Sr, J. R. Cooke and R. Hersbeck, The meeting of the Womens Association of the United Church was held at th; home of Mrs. E. Betts, December 5, with Mrs. W. J. Bourne presiding. Further arrangements were made for the tea and bazaar to be held in the office of Paulson's garage on Saturday, December 12. Tha Womens Bridge Club met for the weekly play at the home of Mrs. Jessie Howie, and Mrs, H. A. Skinner held the highest score. A concert and dance sponsored by the High School Skating Club was held Friday evening In the hall, with a record attendance. A "Kitchen Orchestra" by fhe publlo school pupils, with Florence Story directing; a quartet, duet, two recitations, a Punch and Judy number,' a doll dance, and two plays, were the items on the program. A cake, made and donated to the rink by Mrs. R, H. Story, was bought by F. Clarke.- . A dance followed, with the local' orchestra In attendance. Proceeds.; amounting to about $68, were in aid of the rink. VALPARAISO. The Junior Red' Cioss held a dance on Friday wheq a large crowd attended, and $14.5Q was realized on lunches. The Silver Tone Orchestra of Tisdale provided music. ' The Ladies Aid of the United Church held Its annual meeting on Thursday. All officers were elected for a fourth term; Mrs. L. Clunle, president; Mrs. A. Carson and Mrs, F. Bowdtich, vice-presidents; Mrs. E. Arnold, secretary; Mrs. R. Harper. treasurer. Fifteen members were present, and Mrs. MacEwan was hostess. The United Church Sunday School held its annual Christmas party on Wednesday. Billy Gervan won honors for perfect attendance for four years and Nellie Clunle for three years. Seven others were presented with Bibles for perfect attendance for the year. There are 69 pupils enrolled. HOWTO RELIEVE PILE TORTURE QUICKLY AND EASILY If you ar troubled with Itching piles or rectal soreness, do not delay treatment and run the risk of letting this condition becoma chronic. Any itching or sorenees or ptla-ful passage of stool is nature warning and proper treatment ahould be ecured at once For this purpose get a package of Hem-Rotd from Finder1 Drug Store or any druggist and use a directed. This formula which i used Internally t a small, easy to take utbl't, will quickly relieve the itching and soreness and aid in healing the ora tender spots. Hrm-Roid pleasant to use, is highly recommended and it seem the height of folly for any one to rik a painful end chronic pile condition when such a fine remedy may be had at such a small cost. 1 tf you try Hem-Roid and are not entirely pleased with the results, your druggist will gladly return your money. Dont Operate for Enlarged Prostate Gland OR AN I BINARY II 1.8 OF MJ&N 4 O.VM .T IS Book on Lose of Manhood and other Ilia of Men with treatment for Enlarged Prostate without operation. Diagnosis form. Testimonials and advice in plain envelope. Free by Mall. 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