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Steinbach Carillon News (Newspaper) - April 4, 1946, Steinbach, Manitoba Carillon NEWS SERVING SOUTHEASTERN MANITOBA 1 April 1946 8 VETERANS MEET The Main Purposes and Objects fearing conscription for his six the Red Cross reports a very sons he came back to Canada successful years work with a tp 01 a and farmed in the Anne disttal of one hundred and fiftysix CANADIAN LEGION BRANCH rict for 20 He retired knitted and sewn To bring about the unity of Nine children are two in addition to they have donat all who have served in His three in one auNts In The March 28th jestys avv Armv Air Ontario and 3 around SteinrecentPmemberShip drive they Twenty seven enthusiastic 0r0anJ Auxiliary Force There are 71 grand childraised one hundred and fifty exservice men were gathered To further among them the six grandsons were in the four At present they at a meeting in the municioal Sp cornradship and mutual Armed Winston have twenty two dollars and and the close and kindly Toews was killed in action on eight cents on As the De n n Mindinas in June Ten Bailment oi the Red Cross To preserve the records and great grandchildren complete j known as the War Work Corn memories of their and the Toews has anmittee is each lady who to see that their services gener excellent memory and worked in that Committee Chas McBurney who had data ally shall not be forgotten by the when he ploughed with a ruiVtinn fi r i r T r n r Him ir 11 4 i o TIM n T and information on the subject and that due attention lived in sod and a trip to her service was elected chairman for the shall be paid to their welfare the village of Winnipeg was a Schmidt was eleccand that of their dependants thrilling and nevertobeforgot ed recording secretary for the To perpetuate the memory ten The final meeting of the Otter burne West Farm Forum wa1 A call from the press and needs of the fallen and of Now in his eighties he stillheld in the Community Hall on To see to the maintenance Last fall then a widower for over two who remarried Jacob Enns of Mor asking to be informed of the pro those who die in the and drives his own is associate ceedings was greatly appreciatto promote and care lor memorieditor of the Botschafter der als to their valour and An enthusiastic gar and to provide suitable he is eagerly waiting for From a book containing the and to keep an annual Memorial the time when he can be at it Constitution and General By Laws of the Canadian Legion oi the British Empire Service I comfort of those League the aims of a legion i ire ial of the branch were read and discussed disabled sick aged and needy at some The general and to promote the welfare of opinion of the veterans present the women and and was that there are no aspects of Qthers o their the purpose and aims of a Legion 6 To support suitable under Branch that would be takings for the employ able to any and ment and settlement of exser if the aims of Legion are diligently pursued by the vice men and and the education of their Otterburne On March 10 a card party was held in the parish the last of a group of five which had been organized during the win veterans of this district it would TQ assist comrades now ter to raise It proved to be probably have the moral sup1 especially in connection a the receipts being over port of the majority of the citij witn their return to civil hundred zens in the and to safeguard the interests of In this connection it was dej teir dependents whilst they are cided to postpone the organizai tion of a Legion Branch for a Monday March 25 with an attendance of 20 members who had been regular attend ants at the winter Forums and who appreciate the educational i value of these Broadcasts and The meeting took the form of a Social evening after listening to the Broadcasts from the dif ferent The evening was brought to a close with lunch served by the MARCHAND There was an unusually good attendance at the Rose Room Dance Hall for the regular bi monthly Everyone en joyed the evening very We are pleased to hear that Mrs7 Charles Carriere is back j Schaw will be released being a patient in the j from the hospital this He UOerksen does the milk can Uonigemuth has been busy wiring several Farms in this The incubator at Creek Benct Poultry Farm and Hatchery is running at lull and with good Unger is busy erecting a brooder Janzen is busy overhaul ing He plans on building a new and larger garage this sum and John Bark man are back from their trip to Kansas where they visited friedns and Kan sas was their home some years They accompanied and and John Fast was their and Albert Brandt are Brandt work ed for Loewens Lumber Camp at Hudson Bay Junction during the Penner under went an appendix operation Red Foxes have been pretty on the poultry farms last and showed up again at Reimers farm this looking for a nice young To assist exservice men to few weeks and make an effort secure not less than the recog in the meantime to solicite the nized standard artes of wages in support of the press in acqainti accordance with their ing our citizens with some of the j To secure adequate pen ideals and aims of The Canadian grants Legion and with some of the be nefits that veterans of this dist war and exservce gratuities for men and rict might expect to derive from and the the formation of a Branch in and dependents of those who arc dead and to labor for honour able provision being made for A committe of three member thoge who in deciining year and a temporary secretary unabie to support themsel elected to be a publicity mittee to boost potential mem to a maximum and a quaint citizens with our The committee comprizes Bonif ace Hospitai for a few suffered from a severe homorrh age of the brain several weeks a war veteran of jago but is recovering nicely 1914 is back from the Deer Lod1 Martel returned from Stembach hospital on Wednes spent With the coming of spring a OLLEGIATE HIGHLIGHTS By and April the 1st did not pass without some people being fool The Grade IXs were asked by one of the teachers to get ready for a With sighs and ge Hospital in Wininper where btembacn nospiiai on wecmes th their and he has spent the winter day of last week after The feelings nnminrt nf snrimr a ing an appendix v few changes were made in Ot Davenport spent Aurel Lacasse has i the week end with her parents I heir depenpurchased a lot from children Turenne and moved his A little white bungalow now empty street improving the looks of the Our cheese factory is operat ing four days a week but will rnilk every day of To organize and the week as the production of district and j milk for tiiel Alan McVrcar employed t the garage had an unfortunate Alvin Reimer Cornie Kroeker George Nickel Schmidt secretary purpose of assisting The Legion tne garage naa an uniorumaie purpose ui dssiaw 6 accident while doing repairs or in seeing to the maintenance and avw comfort of aged and needy exservice men and women and their temporary tQ with The Le gion in the promotion and carry It was further decided to in ing out of all the aims and ob vite veterans of surrounding jects of The Such groups towns and districts to become to be known as the Ladies Auxi members of a Legion Branch if of The Canadian Legion such is formed in the British Empire Service a veteran from Woodridge was present and Marchand was also They express ed the opinion that veterans in their districts would welcome an invitation to join us in form ing a Branch of the Legion in All districts in South Eastern Manitoba will be invit ed to A suggestion to appoint a pad re or to invite a padre to volun teer to join us at our meetings was enthusiastically The meeting adjourned on a motion by Aaron Kroeker and Gordon He suffered a broken toe which will keephim from work for a and Bacon were spending the weekend in Otter visiting Bacon is one of the British brides Giroux DONALD RAMSAY A daughter was born to and Jim Steele on Wednes day March Miss Eileen Acres left for Flin Flon on the 27th after spending three months at home of her parents and MacDonald came back on the 28th after visiting friends and relatives in She was away a week and a Miss Marguerite niece of of who recently arirved in Canaj Winnipeg spent the past week da from They will reend with MacDonald whom Pioneer Celebrates 81st Birthday John Toews celebrated his 81st birthday at his home in Steinbach with his family and a few old friends on March Toews was born in Russia and came to Canada in 1874 when 9 years His fa mily settled in this Ho lived in Canada for 27 For six of these years he taught school in and Moving to Kan he farmed there for seven teen During the last side in Maries is back in hospital in Winnipeg with an infection on his We wish him a speedy The McVicar have pur chased the Martin Johnson Miss Ellenor Reynolds of Win nipeg spent the weekend visit ing her parents and firends at Eddie formerly living in the Otterburne now residing at quit Modern where he had been employed for three Loeppky bought a car at the Otterburne Garage and intends to start a Watkins dealership at Portage La His Motto is for better or Good The Otterburne West Unit of she had not seen since Dan Cohoe and Vic Burns were visitors of Giroux for the past Ben Wiebe bought Nicolls Pete of Winnipeg and orchestra leader at various dances in died Wednes day the 27th and was hurried 1 Giroux The Blumenort Cheese Fac tory blew its whistle for the first time since last fall on March They have been shipping milk to the Peoples this last Bark man and Unger are the cheese and feelings of the students were they dread these impromptu that did not improve the so they waited for the first Now what do you think it was April Fool The Red Cross Drive is pro gresisng The Grade XIs collected more than their quota during the first three Thinking they were so far ahead of the other they let down on their donations and the Grade Xs got ahead of Their contributions have reach ed up to more than their The Home Economics classes are planning a Red Cross This is to take place as soon as a convenient day has been Nylons Nylons Even some of the girls in school have succumb ed to this Just in case you are wondering how fast these stockings are being here are some statistics The manufacturers tell us that while dozen pairs were made in dozen pairs were made in January of this This will propably take away the excitement it shopping for the Our Literary Committee has prepared a program for the pub lic on the 10th of There will be a short a vocal several instrumental and other interesting items which you will A small fee will be charged for admis How about setting next Wednesday night for an evening of enjoyment in the school Auditorium
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