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Tutwtay, March t, IKt, THE BRANDON SUN, Brandon Area Keeps World Day Of Prayer B.C. Residents Indulge In Mine Speculations have been discovered by small companies or individuals, though eventually most wind up in the hands of major mining companies. Big discoveries have been made by small outfits because ALEXANDER (Special)-Ladies of the Mennonite Church invited members of the United and Anglican churches to join them in observance of the World Day of Prayer. Leaders were Mrs. A. G. Pomeroy, Mrs. Mel via McManes, Mrs. Fred Parks, Mrs. John Friesen and Mrs. William Har-rod. Miss Agnes Derksen read the scripture lesson. Rev. Carol B. Roberts gave a meditation on the (heme "Ye are My Witnesses." The offertory was taken by Mrs. Thomas Humphreys. Following the service,- Mrs. Abe Derksen invited the ladies into the lower auditorium for a Friendship Tea. BERESFORD (Special) - "Ye are My Witnesses" was the theme of an address given by Mrs. Charles Brown of Sourisat will dry up the market. Who are the people who keep the market hopping. A spokesman for one of the largest brokerage houses said the trading is about half by promoters and other professionals and half by the public. "The little guy is coming in as never before. Where the hell he's getting the money, we don't know." He said much money comes to the market from Eastern Canada. Then the easterners follow it out, like what they see and stay here. Some of the migrants are not considered desirable by those in the mining industry. "But you have to have promotion," the broker said. Mr. Elliott says most of the major mines in the province he looks on market speculation as healthy, provided there are controls. "Mining is a game of chance," he says. "I think the public is ready to take the gamble. But they are entitled to all the protection they can get." That way, the little company gets enough money to work a property that eventually would become a Craigmont Copper, a Brynnor Iron or an Endako Molybdenum, all now multi-million-doUar enterprises. ing the prayer and Mrs. Ross Hinch reading the story, Billie Fox and Jinimie Brown received the offering. Refreshments were served by Mrs. George Young, Mrs. K. Stanley, Mrs. R. Hinch and Mrs. L. Hunter. The UCW then held a short business meeting with Mrs. Allan Brown presiding. Mrs. C. Drysdale, treasurer, reported that the proceeds from the serving of lunches at the local bonspiel was $311- Mrs. James Brown distributed Red Cross work. Mrs. Allan Brown reported on the annual meeting of the Brandon Presbytery UCW which was held at Souris. Mrs. Brown was installed as corresponding secretary at the annual meeting. OAK RIVER (Special) -World Day of Prayer was observed in the United Church with Mrs. R. T. Griffiths presiding who opened the service with a call to worship. Mrs. H. Skinner and Mrs. M. Genung read the scripture and the confession of penitence was given by Mrs. Robert Ramsey. The theme "Ye are My Witnesses" was given by Mrs. Scott Thompson. Mrs. A H. Hume was the leader in the act oE dedication and the dedication of the offering was given by the president. Intercession was taken by Mrs. K. Clubb. Mrs. H. Skinner petitioned for the women of Africa, Mrs. . M. Genung for the women of Asia, Mrs. A. H. Hume for the women of Europe, and Mrs. R. Ramsey for the women of Latin FOUGHT AGAINST KIEL William Dickie Mills, who fought against Louis Riel and his Metis rebels in 1385, celebrated his 100th birthday Feb. 24 in Westminister Veterans Hospital in London, Ont. Hale and hearty, he is the most talked about patient in the hospital. The head nurse says "he'd put to shame men 60 years his junior." Veteran Talks Of Riel Revolt (the World Day of Prayer held i recently by the UCW. Mrs, R. G. Johnston conduct-i ed the service with Mrs. N. A. Cox as pianist, 1 Following the service, lunch was served by Mrs. Robert Brownlee and Mrs. W. V. Page. j ELKHORN (Special) Women of St. Mark's Anglican and By STEPHEN SCOTT VANCOUVER (CP) Playing the market on mining stocks or talking about it is the thing to do in British Columbia these days. You hear of the postman who made $200,000 on Pyramid, a Northwest Territories lead-zinc prospect that caused frenzied trading. There is the old lady who picked up thousands of dollars of capital-gain cash from her broker and stuffed it in a bag, and the doctor who made $10,-000 on a tip from a patient on Dynasty, a Yukon copper prospect. At any party, the chances are there will be someone who has been, or will be, or thinks he is, in on a good thing. The talk is of making a killing, or at least a lot of money. Not heard so often are stories of those who lost their shirts when the bottom fell out of a stock. FEVER RUNS HIGH Speculative fever is reflected on the Vancouver Stock Exchange where trading, mostly in mining shares, exceeded 300,-OBO.Ooo for the first time in 1965. The total value of turnover was more than 5300,000,000. Tom Elliott, manager of the B.C. Yukon Chamber of Mines, 'a clearing house of mining information, says the B.C. public has never displayed such interest in nulling. The market boom, which is expected to continue throughout the year despite urgings of caution from some officials, is an integral part of the surge that has hit British Columbia and the Yukon and Northwest Territories mining in recent years. As in the old Klondyke days, the boom is accompanied by a rush of fortune-hunters from the eastern side of the Rockies. They range from big corporations to sleazy promoters. While authorities warn small speculators to study up on a stock before they plunge and to use only money they can spare, others say too much restriction II I COULD M m IDB LOAN HELP HB YOUR BUSINESS? katehewan, having been joined en route by the Winnipeg Rifles. Their commandT, Maj.-Gen. Frederick Middleton, "put us to guarding supply depots" said the centenarian. "We were fed up and longing for action. Finally we got it. We were at Batoche where Riel's chief lieutenant, Gabriel Du-mont, was holed up. We were ordered to advance a short distance but took matters into our own hands and stormed down the Batoche hill. We drove them from their gun pits and took the town." The capture of Batoche ended the rebellion: On May 15, 1885, Riel surrendered. Dcmont escaped to Montana, but later returned to Saskatchewan. Pound-maker, Wandering Spirit and Big Bear gave themselves up and went to pris n. Riel later was tried for high treason at Regina, until "shortly before known as "Pile O'Bones." It was there that. Riel was Trinity United Churches recently held a joint World Day of Prayer in the United Churchi The theme of the program was "Ye are My Witnesses." Leaders taking part in the program were Mrs. G. L. Taylor, Mrs. E. Stinson, Mrs. William Allison, Mrs. S. Williams. Mrs. George Mllroy, Mrs. Elmer Swan, Mrs. D. Robinson and Mrs, L. Johnson-Scripture readings were given by Mrs. Myrtle Scott, Mrs. Jessie Robertson, and Mrs. S. Williams. MARGARET (SpecM)-Twen-ty-seven ladies attended the Women's World Day of Prayer in the United Church recently. Mrs. Geoffrey Pettinger was in charge and Mrs. P. A. Riddell was organist. Mrs. Peter Neufeld of the Botssevain Mennonite Church gave the address, "Ye are My Thousands of businesses throughout Canada have used IDB loans to expand or modernize their facilities. If you have plans for your business and require financing, call in and discuss your needs with us. LONDON, Ont. (CP)-In 1869 when fiery Louis Riel was inciting his bands of Metis and Indians to rebellion in the Hed River settlement on the Prairies, William Dickie Mills was a toddler of three, bom in this city a pre-Confederation baby. Sixteen years later he was Staff Sergeant Mills of the 7th Regiment of Fusiliers of London, helping to run to earth the elusive Riel and his Cree Indian chiefs. Big Bear, Poundmaker and Wandering Spirit. Recently in Westminster Veterans Hospital here, Sgt. Mills celebrated his 100th birthday, surroundde by messages of well-wishers. Sgt. Mills, still hale and hearty, is the most talked-about patient in the hospital James Carroll, head male nurse, says: "He'd put to. shame men 60 years bis junior." A reporter found him sitting on his bed, hunmiing an old army ditty between puffs on a cheroot His memory of long ago is vivid, although events of last week may escape him. And his hearing is only a trifle dimmed. "I was no drummer boy," he DOUGLAS (Special) Eighteen members of St. Barbara's guild, Protestant chapel at Shilo, joined 'with 15 members of the Douglas UCW in the local United Church for a' World Day of Prayer service. Mrs; Charles Plowman led the service. Mrs. J. D. McKeand of Douglas and Mrs. D. Bryden of Shilo read the scripture, Mrs. David Hughes, Shilo, gave the meditation which followed the theme "Ye are My Wit- INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT BANK ST BRANCH OFFICES ACROSS CANADA MAN.; 360 BiMd rwy - Telephone: 94M5SI declared scornfully. "I was ft Lawyer Charged Others assisting in the service were Mrs. Howard Nixon, Mrs. Edgar Morrow, Mrs. Douglas Robertson, Mrs. Robert Lamb, Miss Nellie Mitchell, Mrs. Phoebe Mitchell, Mrs. C. Lyon, Mrs. Stella Campbell- and Mrs. A. J. McMillan. BELMONT (Special) - About BO ladies, including girls from the Belmont Collegiate Institute, attended the Women's World Day oE Prayer held in the United Church recently. Leaders were Mrs. Albert Rivest of the United Church, front-nne soldier-He first learned soldiering as a high-school cadet in London, Ont. "When I joined the Fusfliers in 1884 they immediately planted two stripes on my arms." lie was a corporal already. "They knew a soldier when they saw one," he added with islands on the spot During the recent royal tour of the Caribbean, Photo Editor Louis Jaques photographed Queen Elisabeth as she was greeted by jubilant crowds clamoring to see the first British monarch to ever visit the West Indies. Also covering the tour was Staff Writer Philip Smith who found that there are storm clouds gathering over these islands in the sun. A dangerously volatile political situation is blamed partly on Canada. "Canada must realize that the West Indies are on her doorstep," says St. Lucia's chief minister John G. M. Compton. About 300 persons attended the adult World Day of Prayer service held, Feb. 25, in St. Paul's United Church. Mrs. S. A. Magnacca, president of the Women's Inter-Church Council, presided. Mrs. Muriel Bain of " jtnox United Church was soloist, accompanied by Mrs. Margaret , Granger. Mrs. Lome Smith, guest speaker, spoke on "Ye are My "Witnesses." Mrs. Roland Kitchen introduced the speaker. Represen tatives from 16 churches taking part in the service included Mrs. R. E. Leeson. Mrs. G. H. Streuber, Mrs. H. A. Coates, Mrs. A. M. Bray, Mrs. W. B. Lawrence, Mrs. C. K. S. Moffatt, Mrs". J. W. Bab- - cock, Mrs. E. J. Mansfield, Mrs. Leslie Dunn, Mrs. N. V. Campbell, Mrs. I. H. Hohm and Mrs. M. Stobbe. The choir was made up of members representing 15 church choirs. Ushers, all from St. Paul's Church were Mrs. A. G. Hunt, Mrs. F. B. Axford, Mrs. E. R. Schepp and Mrs. Gerald Fitz-pa trick. A service was conducted at Fairview in the evening with Mrs. Magnacca presiding aid Mrs. Leeson as accompanist. Taking part were Mrs. M. R-MaeKenzie, Mrs. Margaret Sanderson, Mrs. Bray, Mrs. Lawrence, Mrs. Moffatt, Mrs. W. A. WiUrie, Mrs. Mansfield, Miss Dorothy Geiger, Mrs. Campbell, Mrs. R. N. Newman and Mrs. Stobbe. About 75 people attended the service. JUSTICE (Special) World Day of Prayer was observed recently in the United Church with Mrs." L. F. Wilson presiding assisted by Mrs. J. K. Wood. Mrs. J. Chapman of Rapid City was guest speaker and she spoke on (he "World Theme." Ladies of the Mennonite Brethren Church provided special music. A duet was provided by Mrs. Frank Nelson and her daughter Miss Marjorie Nelson of Moore Park. Mrs. W. A. Miller welcomed the visitors and Circle Two was in charge of the arrangements. MTNIOTA (Special! World Day of Prayer service was held in the United Charch recently. Mrs. Frank Rowan conducted the service which had as its theme "Ye are My Witnesses." The CGIT girls and their leader assisted in the ceremony as a choir. Scripture passages were read by Mrs. L. Bryant and Mrs. A. C. Hill. Prayers for those in other lands were given by Mrs. J. Collier, Mrs. Allan Armitage, Mrs. George Dibblee and Mrs. Robert Jolley. Mrs. Gordon Long gave the theme's meditation. The same theme was used in the Children's World Day of Prayer for the messengers of the church. The service was conducted by Mrs. Eric Peterson. Mrs. John Wiens read the story and the scripture passage was given by Karen Kingdom. HARTNEY (Special) - The World Day of Prayer was recently held in St, Andrew's Anglican Church. Leaders of the service were Mrs. George Moir, Mrs. William Duthie and Mrs. K. N. MacDonald. Mrs. K. S. Warne was guest speaker and her theme was 'Ye are My Witiiesses." Others taking part in the service were Mrs. H. G. Mosby, Mrs. J. B. Thomas and Mrs. W. Jasper. Ushers were Mrs. John Busby and Mrs. Cyril Moir. WAWANESA (Special) The World Day of Prayer was held in the United Church. The combined service included ladies from the Anglican Church and Treesbank United Church. Miss Ruby Cory presided with Mrs. Dann Campbell delivering the message on the theme "Ye are My Witnesses." Those assisting were: Mrs. Sam Hembroff, Mrs. Bruce Sed-don, Mrs. Aif West, Mrs. Frank MacKay, Mrs. Irwin Reid, Mrs. Harvey Rogers, Mrs. Kenneth Rentz, Mrs. Clare Cory, Mrs. Garnet Angus and Mrs. Carol Clark. The United Church choir led the singing of hymns. The offering was received by Mrs. Alex Clark and Miss Barbara Ward. RAPID CITY (Special) Mrs. E. C. Stevens, Minnedosa, literature and communications secretary for the Birtle UCW Presbytery, was guest speaker at the World Day of Prayer in the United Church recently. Mrs. K. Waldon, president o the local UCW, introduced Mrs. Stevens. Others taking part in the service were Mrs. K. Waldon, Mrs. Robert Cornish and Mrs. Arthur Peters of the United Church: Mrs. Thomas Northam and Mrs. W. Rousell of St. Thomas' Anglican Church and Mrs. Leonard Borley of the Free Methodist Church. Mrs. Robert McKinnon was in "charge of the leaflets. CALGARY (CP) Calgary lawyer A. Webster Macdonald, was charged Saturday with forgery, uttering forged documents and false pretences in a land deal. Mr. Macdonald appeared in police court before Magistrate Sgt. Mills saw Riel at Batoche. "He had piercing dark eyes and a mop of black hair," said the old soldier. "He ' looked' about 45 and he was always twitching." On returning to public life, Sgt. Mills, along with his father, ran a book store in London. He later joined the accounting staff of Victoria Hospital here, retiring at the age of 70. He is the last survivor of the Fusiliers and could easily be the last of Riel's- pursuers. His wife died 20 years ago, and a son with whom he lived, Major Wiiiiam Mills. 59, former London newspaper man, died in Westminster Hospital Jan. 26. Another son, Harris, was killed overseas in the First World War. There are two other sons, Dickie, who lives here, and John in Toronto. To Sgt. Mills, what is the elixir of life? "A solid breakfast to start the day, the morning newspaper and a good book and then an afternoon on the trout stream. Of course a few drai -s in between, mine with soda." a twinkle. Mrs. Isabel de Cima of the I Anglican Church and Mrs. Ken He recalled the mobilization of the Fusiliers, a militia unit, for action in the Northwest in John Harvie. He was represented by A. M. Harradence of surrection. They arrived in Toronto April 2, 1885, and were joined by the Queen's Own, the Governor - General's Bodyguard, the Royal Grenadiers, all of Toronto, and the Midland Two other men, Donald Mayer and Alton Bassett, both of Portland, Ore., also were named in the charge- attalion of Fort Hope, Ont. Early April 7 the punitive Mr. Harradence asked to re serve election on the charges the case was remanded to Friday. Cave Rescue , "The last thing I remember is scrambling up a narrow wire ladder 450 feet belov: ground." As darkness swallowed her, Donna Carr of Calgary fell 40 feet into the icy waters of a limestone cave. Trained rescne teams straggled 24 hours to get her to the surface. In this week's Weekend Magazine Linda Curtis tells Donna's dramatic rescue story that took place in Giant's Hoie, England. The charges arise out of a land deal allegedly transacted in 1965 and early this year. Mr. Macdonald faces three force of more than 5,000, including also some Ottawa cavalry units, embarked in Toronto to subdue the half-breeds (Metis) and Indians who were fighting for their lands. Sgt. Mills told of the men being bedded down in flat cars, the flooring covered with straw. It was bitterly cold. Sleighs were used to haul the soldiers across the gaps of the yet uncompleted railway- neth Smith of the Pentecostal Assembly. Mrs. Smith's topic was "Ye are My Witnesses." Mrs. George McGill led the scripture reading. Special prayers were read by Mrs. Ivan Wanless, Mrs. George Myers, and Mrs. Thomas Bailey. The offering was received by Marilyn Wanless and Muriel Dalgleish of the CGIT. ROSELAND (Special) The UCW and the messengers held a joint World Day of Prayer service at the school with Mrs. Allan Brown and Mrs. Kenneth Stanley as leaders. Mrs. Fred Mansfield was pianist. Mrs. George Young gave the scripture reading while special prayers for the UCW were given by Mrs. John Hinch, Mrs. Harold Lowes, Mrs. James Brown, and Mrs. Cameron Drys-dale. Mark Hinch, Douglas Williamson and Kathy Pachal took the scripture readings for the messengers with Mrs: Mansfield giv counts of forgery, three of uttering forged documents and one charge of false pretences. The charges say Mr. forged and uttered a resolution purported to have In less than. 11 days they reached Qu'Appelle, now in Sas- been approved by the board of directors of Rocky Mountain Swede Startles Hockey World One of the most promising players in "Canadian junior hockey today learned the game in another country Sweden. His name is Yuha Widing and he plays for the Brandon Wheat Kings. Andy O'Brien visited the young Swedish rookie and slates him es the most significant player of the !;")-((; hockey season. You'll sne why this Saturday in Weekend Magazine. Ranches Ltd. The charges allege that Mr. Macdonald uttered a letter un der the seal of the company, and DUNKIN I PETTIT OPTOMETRISTS U - th Strert For Appointment Phone PA 6-MS4 a $60,000 cheque drawn on the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce purporting to be signed by company officials. spring coats: Two in one It used to be that the smart dresser needed two coats for spring, one for when it was raining and the other for when it wasn't. An exciting fashion feature in Weekend Magazine this week brings you new spring-wear coats that are fine in rain AND shine! Raincoats so attractive they can be worn in any weather, and ordinary spring-coats of practically any fabric that can be waterproofed. REMEMBER TO VOTE when a tag team takes a tubbing.,. they count on.., The Sweet Smell Of Success To Toronto actor Peter Kastner there is no business like show business. At 22 he's a star of the successful movie "Nobody Waved Goodbye", a veteran TV actor, singer and Master of Ceremonies, and this season he launched his Broadway career. The need to find something hard to do and do it well now finds Peter on the brink of fame. Supper Suggestions YES "What are we having for supper' What housewife hasn't heard this hungry question interminable times ? This week, Food Editor Margo Oliver has 7 appetizing supper recipes, one for each day of ELECTRIC WATER HEATER the week. Your best reading value is your weekend newspaper! FOR RENT FOR 5L95 A MONTH . . . BUT FOR 52.25 A MONTH . . r CASCADE 40 - THE WINNAH1 See your local contractor-dealer or contact . . . MANITOBA HYDRO SCHOOL BYLAW

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