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   Springfield Leader (Newspaper) - April 17, 1973, Springfield, Manitoba                                Provincial Library Of Legislative Bldg jr SpmNqhEld LEAOE An Independent Weekly Newspaper Serving Eastern Manitobas Unlimited Resources Volume Number 27 April 1973 Lac du Manitoba Paper Kings Defeat Flin Flon in a Rugged Series PINE FALLS WIN INTERMEDIATE TITLE 1st Row left to Souka 2nd Row 3rd Row Velie The Paper Kings won game three in Pinawa Saturday night 63 and game four Sunday night With the two wins over the Pine Falls won the best of five finals 3 games to Last weekend the first two games in Fhn the teams split with Flin Flon winning the opener 86 overtime and Pine Falls game two 98 in Health Service for IM BY JO HILLIER Improved medical services are at last in sight for residents of the Lac du Bonnet A public meeting will beheld on May at at the Lac du Bonnet Col At this the public will elect about 12 mem bers to a new and fully legal board which will begin the work of establishing a community At this the of Lac du Bonnet and the Village Council is at work acquiring the As building and staffing a Health Centre will take some months it is planned to rent a home and to establish temporary quarters thero in the Work to bring about improved health services began several years ago when a citizens group representing many communities in this large area metatWendigo Resort to form the Northeastern Health Services Petitions Com mittee under president Joyce this group was strongly supported by both the Rural Municipality and Village Councils who had tried unsuc cessfully for several years to a doctor to a community without a The Petitions Committee col lected thousands of signatures with Village and Rural Mun icipal began a series of meetings with the pro vincial Department of One thing was clear to almost everyone right from the A hospital was de finitely The government is not building hospitals within a 30 mile radius of an existing It is too The obvious answer to all con cerned was to build a Health Centre hopefully with the ser vices of a doctor staffed by a super public health social and to have room for the visiting services of a dentist and a In other all members of the health team would be under one roof to provide maximum communica tion and all around Acute care services hospital would be provided by one of the hospitals already in the Government officials were sympathetic to the very real need of residents in this They began to check the data provided by the Petitions Committee and to see what arrangements could be made to provide the services of a On April Ted Tulchinsky and other mem bers of the Department of Health met with the Petitions Committee and members of the and Village Councils in Lac du TulchmsKy informed the group that they had just finished meeting with Pinawa doctors prior to corning to Lac du Bon Pinawa doctors are sympathe tic and concerned about present services he informed They showed a strong in terest and said they will work and support such a health service in Lac du If a doctor could be attracted to the health the Pinawa doctors would be willing to ro tate with he Tulchinsky then informed the gathering that the concern of the Lac du Bonnet area over lack of health services has been reviewed by Cabinet The next step is for residents to elect a legal to meet with the The problem he that we do not have a doctor waiting to Would the members be willing to begin to build a health service from temporary work to get a health centre going and attract a doctor that way After some mem bers agreqd to proceed on this Continued on Page 8 NUMBER 26 High Gold Prices to ReOpen San Antonio Gold Minxes which went out of production in 1968 is being reopened immediately f for 1 i t i Chemalloy Mineral of Toronto is supplying million to New Forty Four Mines which owns the now inoperative and in return wijl receive 60 per cent interest in San An It is expected tons of ore a week will be mined when the mine is in full The average grade of the ore based on provep reserves in ounces of gold in one ton of Operating costs of the mine will be per recoverably value of the ore at present prices would be per ton leaving the company with an operating profit of a San Gold roughly 140 miles northeast of went into receivership in 1968 after six years of financial The mine was initially opened in 1927 and it has been reported 4 that production of gold was worth over S50 million over the vearsu In 1963 the provincial govr erriment loaned the mine to keep the mine and the nearby town of 5 At the time the mine was put into receivership the opera tions liabilities were calculated at and its assets at about S2 New Four Mines bought the mine for after it was placed in A 1966 provincial government report states that San Antonios Gold Mines was caught in the same pricecost squeeze which forced a number of Canadian gold mines to cease The report also states that mine was plagued by a shortage of mine Competition from base metal and potash mines and from other industries tended to hold the labor force at the mine below the point where a break even could be Ray president of Starlight Gold Mines near West hawk the oldest gold mine in said his company is also negotiating with an in terested party for April 18 Arena Committee Meeting in the Arena Everyone Welcome   

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