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PAGE SIX SASKATOON STAR-PHOENIX, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 1949 Conference Hears Reports of Success From Four types of Sask. Co-op Farms mittee Thursday night agreed to lease several acres of city-owned property on University Heights to the Saskatoon Ski Club. Tne lease is for three years, and the property is to be used by the club as athletic grounds only. made another flight to pick it up Then he flew down to Mankota, picked up the patient and flew her back to Regina. LEASE TO SKI CLUB City Councils standing com ain CONTINUED FROM PAGE THREE McMillan ocrat and team or horse and buggy -the steel had not yet come to this part of Saskatchewan.
His experience established him as a recognized authority on land valued, and in 1918, when he retired, he had for 12 years been a member of the Saskatchewan Farm Loans Board. Mr, McMillan was a life member of the Saskatchewan Curling Association, and for 25 years an executive member oi the Saskatoon association. He threw a rock on the citys first rink, a two-sheet affair set up in 1904 near Twenty-second Street and Fourth Avenue. In 1912 be built the sixth-storey Glengarry block on Third Avenue, and his personal fortune w'as wiped out when a portion of the building caved in when near completion. An executive of the Saskatoon Old Timers Association, Mr, McMillan contributed much material to local histories of the city and district, recollections, some of them, of the prairie nights which he spent sleeping beneath his buggy.
The recent annual dinner and dance was the first one that he had missed. Another organization in whose work Mr. McMillan was interested was the Anti-Tuberculosis League. In 1905 Mr. McMillan iharried Charlotte Johnson, daughter of a western pioneer.
She survives him. Other survives are: three daughters, Mae, a city employee Betty, Mns. Harold Mighton, now living in Buffalo, N.Y., Kay Mrs. Hector Verge, of Quebec' city; three sons, Orville, of the a Reports qf the success of four types of Saskatchewan co-operative fuims were heard at the Co-operative Fannins Conference which began here' Thursday. This conference was the first held since the original prgamza' tion meeting in 1915.
In his opening address, Premier T. C. Douglas, minister of co-operation, had said: Now we shali see v.hat has been done. And from a 100 per cent cooperative, a machinery co-operative, a veterans co-operative and a family co-operative, came news of progress and prospec tive success. Lome Dietrick, chairman of the Matadore Co-operative Farm Association, 00 miles north of Swift Cunent, outlined the organization and achieve rnents of the only complete-type co-operative in Saskatchewans open plains region.
Its working, he said. Qur efficicencv will increase, With 18 members, the farm had ft 1,000 invested in a complete line of modern machinery used to plow, seed, cultivate and harvest their better-than 9,000 acres. He explained that the members, no matter what their positions, were paid $100 a month in wages. They also received five per cent interest in equity on cash invested, and any surplus was paid to them on the basis of days worked on -the farm. Mr.
Dietrick did not agree co. for everyone. There was, he said, no place for old people yet in co-operative farming. Nor was there a place for those who could not adapt must want the co-operative way of life for 4t a way of life before they can adjust," he said. Jack Chapman of Laurel Cooperative, did not entirely agree with this view.
There is a place in co-operative farming for men from 17 to 70 years, if the farm is handled properly," Mr, Chapman said. Chairman of the Laurel' fam-ily co-operative at Mr. Chapman explained that the Laurel was an example of individual holdings which had been pooled. The farm was incorporated with six members, a father, sen and son-in-law ahd their wives There were also three younger sons. Laurel now had seven members, with five houses on the farm.
Complete acreage was 23,000 acres, on which the machinery investment was about $6 an acre. Example of a partial co-operative was set forth at the conference by Armond, Keall, secretary of the 15-member Mount Hope machinery co-operative near North Battleford. At Mount Hope, only the machinery was co-operatively owned. "The plan is financially sound, Mr. Keall said.
Cost per cultivated acre in 1947 was $2.23, in 1948, in 1949, $4.00. The cost was rising with increased cultivated acre-ge ana improved machinery. The profits were also rising. From the Carrot River veterans project, Bill Hope, secre- tary, outlined the River Bend co-operative farm organization. The River Bend was situated on provincialiy-owned lands with a total acreage of about 3,200.
A. L. Holmes, Saskatchewan chief inspector of the Veterans Land Act, revealed that 73 veterans were settled under V.L.A on co-operative farms, in the province while 1,267 had been settled individually. There were no accurate figures available on the number of applications recently made and not yet accepted. Mr.
Homes said that total advances for Saskatchewan group farmers to date had been $169,360, with $87,600 placet? in stock and equipment and the remainder in permanent improvements. Advances to all classes had been $3,072,133. Minister of social welfare, the Honorable J. H. Sturdy, was not satisfied with the settlement of veterans in the Carrot river area.
It is too slow, he said. There should be 150 veterans settling there yearly, instead of 50, he declared. He suggested that the question be discussed by the conference before adj'ournlnent. When asked whether vet erans settled on the River Bend farm would go into individual farming if each were given $30,000 to do so, Mr. Hope answered with some hesitation.
I cannot speak for the others because I do not know vvhat would do myself, he said. Then: I think they will reach their goal faster in co-operatives, he decided, OSHAWA MURDER VICTIMS Court Hears Tale of Woe; Views Scars Once again a long tale of woe was told in City Police court by John Gerald Maekie. 30, Nokumis, after being found guilty on a charge of obtaining $18.50 by false pretences. Sentence was reserved until Saturday. Sentenced to one month in Prince Albert jail by Magistral B.
M. Wakeling last Wednesday Maekie came up with the plea that he was sick. In telling his story he revealed to the court numerous scars on his body, which, he said, he had received while serving In the armed forces. He had shown the magis trate scars on his arms, head and brace on his leg and was about to take out his shirt to show one on his stqmach when the magistrate stopped him. Maekie had previously plead ed not guilty to the charge but after the prosecution had presented its evidence he admitted his guilt.
Addressing the accused, the magistrate said that surely he had learned his lesson by this time, Mackies record went back to 1936. Maekie replied that he had many times over." In that case, replied the magistrate, what are you doing here? Maekie said that it was due to the lack of jobs and his sickness. Deputy Chief of Police, Joseph Maekie told the court that it was just last July that the accused had been sentenced to four months in Prince Albert jail on the same kind of a charge. He also mentioned that at that time the accused had been sent to North Battelford for a mental checkup and had been judged fi to stand trial by the doctors. However, the magistrate remanded Maekie until Saturday morning so that a full report could be brought in by the adult probation officer, A.
Sharp. ALLEGE DRUNKEN DRIVING 1 Canadians may now enjoy King Oscar sardines after years of restricted supply due to the war. Norwegian sardines are world famous for their totally different, delicate flavor. They "are the only sardines caught at peak season in' the cold, deep Norwegian fjords, and are supreme-in flavor, tenderness and plumpness. King Oscar sardines are of the Brisling variety the royalty of the sardine family.
They may be served in numberless ways but in all ways King Oscar sardines are unexcelled. CONTINUED FROH PAGE THREE COUNCIL to raise the rates so that the yearly fee would be almost Bpt the same store would pay an average of $13,400 in annual business license fees in tne tnrue cities ot Regina Moose and Prince Albert Aid. F. C. Cronkite substan-tiateu uiis fac, commenting that rates here were "scandal ously low compared to othei large centres in the province The committee learned that the recommenuations had pie viously been considered by the local assessment board, of wmch botn Am.
John Cairns and Aid. Aden Bowman were members. They explained that they had only approved the ie-visions in principal and not in detail. After further talk, the committee decided to postpone the big Job of examining eacn proposal individually, and re ferred the Whole question to the commissioner for a more detailed exposition. Spends Night Flying Serum REGINA, Dec.
2 (CP). Keith Malcolm, supervisor of the Saskatchewan Government Air Ambulance, flew a woman to hospital here night after spending the previous night flying vitally-needed serum to her as she lay in hospital at Mankota, 175 miles southwest of Regina. The woman, said to be suffering from poisoning, became ill Tuesday. In response to an urgent call, Mr. Malcolm flew some antidote serum to Mankota from Regina, but after landing found there was not enough.
He returned here and Thursday night, guided by bonfires set by Mankota residents, landed with more serum. Still more was needed, so he flew to Saskatoon for a supply and returned with it to Mankota where he landed again in the light of bonfires. A small amount of the serum still was available In Regina, so Mr. Malcolm his fourth flight of the day to get it and take it to the patient, A supply of serum reached Saskatoon Thursday from Winnipeg, so the air ambulance chief local firm of Measecar, DeRoche and McMillan, Stewart, of Regina, secretary of the local government board, and Douglas, civil engineer in provincial government service. A sister, Mrs.
Margey McMillan, lives at Mer-riott, and there are four brothers, Alex at Juniata, Donnie at Plenty, Ernie at Marriott and Racey, Alexandria, Ont. fjfcO' rc-ifo LIGHTS FOR A LIFETIME I i Presle is the only lighter that light all the time every time! Every time you press the lever, your Presto lights like magic lights with lighter touch! Your Presto will give you Prestige Service Satisfaction Lighta for a Lifetime! PRESTO LIGHTERS LIMITED, MONTREAL SAFES PROVEN QUALITY MODERN Packed by CHR. BJELL.AND CO. AS STAVANGER, NORWAY Couple Lived At Yorkton Special to the Star-Phoenix YORKTON, Dec. 2.
Mr. and Mrs. Nick Katerynych, the aged couple who were found beaten to death in their Oshawa home last Saturday, were residents of Yorkton until five years ago. Although Mr. Katerynych was known as Nick, Investigations here showed that he always signed his name as Nikafor.
Mrs. Katerynych was married twice. Her first husband was Mytro Pasharak, a farmer of the Burgis district, 25 miles north of here. Mr. Pasharak died Nov.
12 1918. There was four of a family by this first marriage. A son, Max Pasharak, is a blacksmith at Foam Lake. The three daugh ters, all of whom are now deceased, were Mrs. Wasyl Heika and Mrs.
John Skripnek, both of Burgis, and Mrs. Andrew Osad-chuk, of Benito, Man. Reports are that Mr. Katerynych homesteaded in the Burgis district. He held his farm and moved to eastern Canada.
While living at Newcastle, in 1937, he arranged for Mrs. Pasharak to come and he his housekeeper. Shortly after accepting the position the couple were married. They returned to Yorkton and lived on John Street until returning to Oshawa five years ago. Mr.
Katerynych was reported to have a son living in Lebret and a daughter living in Toronto. Mrs. Katerynych sold her three-quarter section farm at Burgis in 1940. She was 79 years of age. MEASLES EPIDEMIC BIG RIVER.
An epidemic of measles is reported here, with many pupils absent from school. Strong welded ataal angle Iramet; one-piece eteei body sheet: interlocking door Oanges; time-tested Insulation; interior adaptable to your needsi Bank quaiity combination lock with nearly five hundred thousand combinations: all these leatures give you the utmost in convenience, strength, protection. Avoid lost through tire and theiL Ask about sues, prices, terms oi payment, taylor Sales are made in Canada since 18SS. CONTINUED FROM TAGS THREE COYOTE HUNT snow to level the floor before flooding. It all started W'hen Weldon's men recently staged a hunt and were skunked.
This prompted a challenge and sneer by Schmidt. Weldon, who still claims that he would like to know who this man Schmidt is, has, however, accepted the challenge. Both sides are Recruiting volunteers, and city slickers who know how to shoot will be accepted by either side. Rules are simple and there is an obvious danger. Shotguns only will be used.
Rifles could carry across the river. Safety first. Gun breeches to be open when in groups. Bring your own grub and coffee. Follow the direction of your team captains to the letter.
Dont kill rabbits. You arc killing coyote food, and turning their attention to game birds and barnyard fowl. Shoot no game, big or small. Seasons are over. Remember that there are such things as farm dogs.
There is no score for a farm dog. Shoot to kill that is to kill a coyote. This means you must know its a coyote before you shoot. No shooting from cars allowed. Schmidts shooters will assemble at the Schmidt farm, famous for its barn dances, at 9 a.m.
phone 4048-21 for -information. You reach it by travelling south on Lome Avenue past the Saskatoon Golf and Country club, and turning west on the first cross road. Weldons Wanderers will meet at 10 oclock one mile west of the junction of Highways Nos. 7 and 14. Phone 6675 or 6732.
The competition has the special sanction of the game branch of the Natural Resources Department. Delicious Do THIS to CHECK or BREAK UP CHILLS-COLDS! J6c jTAYLOR limited TORONTO SAFE WORKS US Front Street East Toronto Sales Representative: VM. L. MINSHULL P.O. Box 111, Saskatoon, Sask.
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H. C. Whitemarsh showed that Cerniuk was a passenger in an old model automobile on October 18 when an accident occurred 25 miles south of Hudson Bay when Peter Yurkiw, 33, was driving the car and Andrew Meroniuk was the only other passenger. Meroniuk, in evidence to the jury, said that the car was travelling about 33 miies per hour, but there was no speedometer on the automobile. He said that Peter Yurkiw as driving all right" then.
He continued, I heard a bang and was out cold. The automobile ended up on the road upside down, according to Meroniuk. The jury heard nine witnesses. Dr. J.
W. Adams who performed the post-mortem said that Cerniuk had pneumonia in both lungs, bruised areas in the base of the brain and that the pneumonia had followed the brain injuries. Jury members were: D. D. Campbell, foreman; Ted Williamson, Bon Bernard, W.
L. Johnstone, George Greaves and R. H. Trickey. Ambulance.
Makes Longest Flight REGINA, Dec. 2 (CP). A twin-engined Beechcraft completed the longest flight in the history of the Saskatchewan government air ambulance when it landed ht Montreal Thursday with a 26-year-old patient, Mrs. Murray Brown of Wiseton. The plane carried Mrs.
Brown more than 2,000 miles from hos-pital here to Montreals Neurolo-gical Institute, where she will undergo surgery. Pilots of the air ambulance were Don Campbell and Rae Olson. Dr. Gordon Bray and Nurse Irene Suther land were aboard to care for Mrs. Brown during the long trip.
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Co-operatives were the first attempt by man to solve the problems left by the Industrial Revolution, he declared. Next came trade unions and now the growing belief in public ownership of the principal movements of production and exchange. Public ownership simply means a universal co-opsiative, the premier pointed out He said there was room for individually owned enterprises or voluntary co-operatives (small stores were an example). As long as there is public and co-operative ownership where they belong, I do not think it will hurt to have some private ownership, the premier said. But the large economic activities he felt should be rublicly owned, so that a large gtoup of people could not be exploited by a few.
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