Tuesday, March 25, 1997

Baldur Gazette News

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Baldur Gazette News (Newspaper) - March 25, 1997, Baldur, Manitoba Killarney warn public about another scam The following RCMP news report is for the week of March 17 to At the start of the there were three complaints called in to the Detachment regarding unsolicited mail being received dealing with get rich quick scams and the collection of pledge monies that was never pledged by the There are currently letters circulating from a group out of Nigeria offering a confidential business proposal sounds good so Family Physician of the Year Congratulations to Bob Sangster on being chosen Family Physician of the We will have more on this following the official presentation of the award which will be made in As one person put it not only do we have the safest place to live in we also have the best doctor UGG postpones Rights Plan United Grain Growers Limited has announced that since Alberta Pool and Manitoba Pool Elevators have withdrawn their hostile takeover bid for the the Board of Directors has postponed indefinitely the final step in implementing the Companys Shareholders This plan was commonly referred to in the media as the Poison Pill Graduates Scott Campbell of Brandon graduated from Continental Auctioneers School of Minnesota on February Each student received instruction in all phases of the auction profession and was awarded a diploma and the title of Colonel from Rich president of the People are like wine age sours the bad and improves the HAVE YOU PAID YOUR SUBSCRIPTION CD O D p U OIQ zr D r 00 5 3 I O The people behind these letters are asking for bank account telephone and fax numbers of your bank and signed letterhead invoices if you have In return they will transfer millions of dollars into this account with a percentage going to I think you get the SCAM SCAM The other complaint regarding the collection of the complainant received a notice to pay a pledge that was supposedly given on a certain The complainant did not make this pledge and called the company on Canadian Nature Please look closely at this type of request to make sure you or someone in the household actually did pledge this A complaint of a vehicle being driven carelessly in Killarney was received on the Reported for info the did get a description of vehicle and licence plate with the registered owner being from Also a report of a motor vehicle accident by a resident of who hit a Motorists beware of round bales on the highways as two complaints of this were This occurred on Hwy 3 east of Cartwright and on Hwy 23 near If anyone lost a bag of clothes and other these have been turned into our although by the condition of they have probably been outside for quite The bag was located in a ditch near the Bowling Investigation is ongoing into a complaint of a stolen vehicle from the Cartwright area and ending up in received on As the result of a two vehicle injury accident that occurred at and Hwy 23 on the 22nd of a male subject was charged under the Highway Traffic Act for disobey traffic control namely stop 100 12 March 1997 50c per copy Financial Institution update The Baldur Economic Development Committee released a few details of the meeting with Credit Union Central held in Baldur last Tuesday They included that 272 responses were received from the financial survey and this survey both in numbers and information given was considered to be excellent according to Credit Union Central 120 respondents resided with The average distance for the other responses was 12 kilometres 92 of the respondents said they would use a credit union even if it were not the credit union of their stated preference The committee have notified area Credit Unions that the survey has been completed and the required process is in The committee ask that you please remian patient and you will be notified as soon as they know STREET CLEANING The of Argyle was called in to help clean up the large amounts of snow which had packed on the streets of The grader and the power scraper are being shown in use on 2nd Street as the grader loosens the snow and the scraper hauls it The extremely large snow fall this winter will most likely flooding in the rural areas and see many town basements with water in cause Community needs met in numbers submitted by Janet Fowler Fortyfive community minded people turned out on 19th March to attend the workshop entitled What This Community Really conducted by AI Gordon of Wheat Belt Community Baldur Community Development Association committee members were extremely pleased with the number of people who came and would like to thank everyone for their Appreciation is also extended to those spouses and sitters who might have liked to but stayed home to allow others to AI Gordon opened with an Introduction to the nature and mission of Wheat Belt as an agent for development in rural With employment as the uidmate Wheat Belt offers such as Be Your Own Boss which is a brief introduction Into developing a business They will also assist Individuals and communities to develop business Other services offered by Wheat Belt Include business loans to complement bank and a wealth of consultation and resource referrals to the many agencies available to assist in rural planning and Gordon informed the group that over 80 of entrepreneurs assisted by Wheat Belt are still In business and he accredited their success to extensive The gathering broke Into seven groups of six or seven and the work of the evening began with a bralnstorming when everyones ideas for a better community were With each group reporting back a list of 2030 our total list must have tallied around 175 Items that this group felt would Improve our From their own each group then chose three ideas they thought were most useful to and from those three each group chose one idea to Continued on page 2 Curbside recycling coming to Baldur Recycling curbside pickup Is coming to Baldur beginning April 5th and will take place every Saturday Residents are asked to put all your recyclables Into boxes or garbage bags and they will be picked up around 10 These boxes and bags of recyclables will be taken to the waste disposal site and sorted by Absolutely no garbage will be accepted at this Items to be included with the recyclables are as follows plastic pop bottles aluminum pop and beer cans tins cans remove labels and wash newspapers and flyers other paper plasdc milk jugs rinsed all glass containers and corrugated cardboard