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Baldur Gazette News (Newspaper) - June 17, 1997, Baldur, Manitoba The The Weather Tuesday Chance of Showers Wednesday Low High 100 24 June 1997 HIS BOO Briefly Solstice Day this weekend Baldurs Summer Solstice Day will take place this June Come and enjoy an action packed fun filled Seethe lists of events in the centre Pelican Lake Fair June 20 21 The Annual Fair will take place this weekend at Ninette with gates opening at 3 on Special feature of the fair will be The Red Coats of the North The Flowers are now in A group of people planted the flower planters at the Baldur Town Signs last The 18 dozen petunias for these planters were do nated by Verhelsts Greenhouses of Is Your Subscription Due n ro CD S O CO o 3 UL a n Q CD c 2 CD 3J co O BACK TO Hanks Retirement Tea submitted by Janet Fowler A host of wellwishers gathered at the Baldur Memorial Hall on Saturday 14th June to celebrate with Ted Hanks and his wife his 36 years of loyal medical service to the and to wish him a long and happy former staff and patients numbering in excess of 270 seated and filled the which was abundantly regaled with bouquets of fresh spring irises adorning whiteclothed A scrumptious lunch was supplied by the four churches in Baldur together with the Belmont community and the staff of the Health Care Tea and coffee were poured by Diddy Gordon and Iris former Punch was served by Sue also a former and Georgette Gillis Attending the guest book was Maxine his former The afternoon event opened with beautiful solo piano music by Sharon which was somewhat overwhelmed by the excitement of the As the programme got Tanya Rigaux sang I Will Sing a New and we were better able to appreciate Sharons masterful with the lovely timbre of Tanyas Under the capable direction Hanks is presented with an inscribed sun dial from the community by longtime matrons ot Baldur Diddy Gordon and Iris of MC Stan addresses to Hanks were made by several of his Bob Abell recalled how his own 30 years at Wawanesa was instigated by and presented him with a stylized stele of the Hippocratic Winnipeg referred to Hanks love of books and predicted that if a tornado ever struck Baldur their house would surely be left in place just by the sheer weight of tons of old He also alluded to Hanks famous jars of red black and purple all mysterious potions which many will remember for their odor or their potent dyeing qualities as much as for their curative Continued on page 2 Ted and Ann Hanks Service replaces seven digit 911 Emergency Service is now available in the of Argyle efficient and standardized emergency calling Is now available to residents of the of Argyle as part of a Manitobawide rollout of 911 The 911 service replaces the sevendigit numbers for emergency making it easier for residents to make emergency calls for fire and ambulance Because 911 is easy to It can be used by children and visitors In life threatening emergencies with no confusion over the correct number to says Ian manager of 911 services at MTS Is proud to be a part of the expansion of 911 service as it has proven its ability to save The 911 calls are directed to a callanswer centre operated by the City of Trained staff at the which Is called a Public Safety Answering Point will answer calls and contact the appropriate emergency 24 hours a seven days a MTS provides the network facilities and manages the customer database which Includes telephone numbers and related emergency response When a caller dials all this Information is available on the 911 operators screen so that the correct emergency services for diat area can be Immediately even if the caller Is unable to The provincewide 911 service operates within not telephone By mandate of the Canadian Radiotelevision and Telecommunications Commission the service is only available If a municipality agrees to provide 911 service to every resident and business within its PUBLISHIMQ IN OUR 100TH YEfiR 18981997
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