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Baldur Gazette News (Newspaper) - November 25, 1997, Baldur, Manitoba Wednesdays Jackpot is Million Centennial Bonspie meeting There will be a Centennial Bonspiel meeting on Thurs 27th at at the Baldur Curling Club Christmas lights wanted Anyone wishing to donate a set of Christmas lights or money to light up the big Spruce tree by the Legion Cairn on Highway may be left at the Baldur Variety or Baldur Village of Ninette go to the polls Residents of Ninette decide tonight 25th which municipality they would like to belong to Riverside or Strathcona The meeting takes place at the Ninette Cen tennial Hall at 7 Watch for the results in next weeks Is Your Subscription Due ro O to 5 3 a a QJ a c ca Q 33CD SB C CD D cr O The Vo1 45 November 1997 50c per copy of Ninette Surrounding Areas Rabid Skunk reported in Village of Mariapolis District Veterinarian Hemingway reports that a case of rabid skunk has been confirmed In the Village of Area residents are urged to be on the lookout for any animal acting in a strange or unusual Animals that are rabid do not all behave the same The disease may take different forms furious or or a combination of Elizabeth Road l 12 y fot Of tolwTkdslt jmHh fcmobjht Si 1907 3V Cra S tihn fiu Ibnivnf llf L NolMy of KM fresl Wooif rtirn fctXr O m nrv RM ARGYLf HERITAGE ADVISORY COMMITTEE 8AUIIR DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION OCTOBER The of Argyle Municipal Heritage Advisory Committee will be erecting the following sign on a yet to be determined location In the The painted by Pattl and funded by the Baldur Community Development Association gives the dates of many of the towns older buildings along with a photo of the town In The sign can be seen In the front window of the McGIII Centennial Bonspiel Countdown Submitted by Janet Fowler FLASHBACK TO 1899 tn the early a curling rink of poles and straw had been built on the site of the present Coop Ag south of the t was replaced on the same in 1899 by a wood frame structure costing That same the Baldur Curling Club was The organizational meeting took place in Jno Harrowers Since he was the Municipal Clerk of the it was also the Municipal later to become the Baldur The men gathered would be wearing starched well livedin suit and vests bearing watchfobs and They also would be sporting large handlebar mustaches and smoking Their cloth caps or bowler hats would have been removed at the The room would be lit by oil giving off a dull A fire in the stove would keep off the chill The date was November the time Moved by seconded by that Jno Harrower be and Parker be Secretary pro term of the Jno that a club be formed here called the Baldur Curling with a membership fee of 50c After receiving a list of the election of officers was Patrons Thos Greenway a Premier of Hugh Jno MacDonald son of Sir John Moscrip 1st Vice Jno Harrower 2nd Vice McKenzie Parker Executive Cleghorn Cooper Wm Hillard Goodman Hamilton Skips for season W Hiilard A Hamilton N Alex So began the Baldur Curling THEIR FUTURE OUR PRESENT Organization in the Baldur Curling Club of the 1990s is distinctly different than it was in those early By there was a ladies club as It has off and ever Marguerite Lockerby remembers attending an organizational meeting of lady curlers in Obviously the club had been dormant during the war years and the more buoyant mood of the post war era brought the women back to the ice once Current lady Lori Johnson reports that for the purposes of the Centennial both mens and ladies clubs have joined together in the planning and execution of the Reps from both ciubs were chosen to stand on eacli so there is no gender role split happening as so clearly was the order of the day in the says I think well ladies have a better idea how to do that than the guys Is that a or what CHRISTMAS GIFTS Lori reported that the Baldur Curling Club has some great Christmas gift items on The new Curling Club Cookbook has just come back from the printers and is being offered for sale in several downtown Their last cookbook was a complete sellout due to the excellent recipes it and no doubt this one will be a hit as Curling Club and optional matching pants in a smart forest green will also be available for Christmas as well as golfshirts and long sleeved All proceeds go toward the Centennial Bonspiel Continued on page 2 Killarney report JL by Knight Sargeant Killarney Detachment The week started off with a complaint of A resident of Killarney reported having their street hockey net stolen from outside their described as red frame with white Occurred around 7 on the 16th of The incident is still under On the 18th of November another complaint of theft was received from a resident of the of This Individual reported having a power take off shield go missing from a 4430 ohn Deere The tractor was located in a field approximately 6 miles north of Mather and occurred sometime over the past A large box of clothing was turned In to the Detachment on the 19th and has since been returned to Its owner who had reported It missing a few days Another lost and found Item that has still not been claimed Is a set of trailer If you think these might be yours come to the Detachment to Also this date there was a report of a collision with a deer on 18 near damage was over and a traffic accident report On the 21st the police attended to accident at the corner of Finlay and Williams One of the drivers was treated and released from Charges were laid under the Highway Traffic Act for Improper turn at the intersection against the driver of the other A request was received from Manitoba Hydro for a member to give a presentation to about 20 Hydro employees at the Killarney In There was also a report of break and enter to a abandoned farm house located west of Dunrea which occurred Continued on page 6
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