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Steinbach Carillon News (Newspaper) - April 11, 1946, Steinbach, Manitoba Carillon NEWS SERVING SOUTHEASTERN MANITOBA 1 April 1946 7 Credit Union Plans to Build Now Office A site has been purchased just off Main Street next to the Post where tion of a Credit Union Office is contemplated if and when the members show their assent by increasing their Organized on June 1941 by a handful of men who thought that Steinbach needed this or it has grown by leaps and bounds until today there are over 800 members with a working capital of Loans to members last year to talled and it is expect ed that this amount will be al most doubled this a monthly wagede duction saving plan has been whereby the employer deducts a certain sum of the em ployees wages every pay day and deposits them in the Credit This twofold plan in creases the Unions capital and helps the employees to save some of their A steady savings account makes an appli cant sure of a loan when How do Credit Union mem bers use the money borrowed from their bank In a break down of a six month loans were used as follows Building and home improve ment Garage Hatcheries chicks Implements No wonder that local business realizing the potentialities of the Credit are beginning to support it in a big Against Racial and Religious Discrimination putting on a Red Cross Tea next April Everybody is welcome to Lunch willj be served from The graduation has come a step The invitations have a swing man to the staff of the member for Winni been printed and plans are operators has given leader of the ing made for the those on duty a chance to enjoy i moved in the House second The Play is progressing rapid a well earned holiday each i reading of a bill entitled An The costumes are being Formerly they worked i Act to Prevent Discrimination dered Young seven days a The agent Because of Ethnic Origin or will be presented in the evenings Payment whose day off 1 Adherence or NonAdherence to of May 10 and We are falls on Saturday spent a very Religious In speaking of trusting that the make it a great actors will pleasant day in the city last j i and Lambert of Winnipeg spent the weekend the Farmer deplored wnat is a Canadian and what constitutes real Cana dianism 1 know that in general terms a Canadian is a person who bears allegiance to Canada and I would surely hesitate to call Canadians certain persons who have recently shown evidence of taking orders from another but inside that in this Province some peocircle of Canadian that wide pie were discriminated against i with their and Lambert of Miss Joyce Hastings is enjoy ing a three weeks holiday with iher and Red Cross sponsored by Hastings of Au j v j VT i MI i Among the many cars which the Grade X and XI girls will be pulled out of the mud RED CROSS TEA TODAY held April at the Collegiate Lunci will be served from 4 to EVREYBODY WELCOME Otterburne MacKay of Sanford spent a few days visiting her pa rents and Smith at We are glad to hear that holes along our Piney highway every day we have not as yet noticed any of the highway of ficials We are wondering what inducement could be giver them in order to promote a trip over this It would be inte resting to note their reaction to our good Balcaen of Marchand entertained her uncle Henri Therrien of Lorette over the Poirier of Fort William has purchased a house and lot from Lambert of Mar on account of their race or re The he is divided into two The deals with discrimination in res ject to accommodation and the second prohibits discrimination with regard to On March Gray and both members for spoke in support of the citing diffe rent cases of member for the stated he would oppose the He stated that we should all consider ourselves as Canadians and nothing lie deplored the fact that certain minority groups were suffering from inferiority complexes and asked them to adapt themselves to Canadian tion while deploring discrimination stated that Maries has returned from chand and willVbe moving here Skating Rink Site to be Decided There is a handful of people doing their best to get a skating and curling rink functioning in They are halted now as to the proper There are at present two sites avail A general meeting of those who contributed to the rink fund last fall and any one inte rested are asked to attend a meeting at the Elementary School on Tuesday April This meeting is to decide between the two loca as the commitee in charge felt it was too great a problem to be decided upon by so OLLEGIATE HIGHLIGHTS By and the The doctors used a treatment of sulfa drugs that was developed by the army in wartime and Maries expects to be cured in another two Neil daughter of Sampson of Otterburne has returned to via the Pan American Airways after spending the winter in Commander Smith has been posted to duty in Canada and is coming to Canada by to live id the Fred Houk and Kosowich attended a meeting of the held in Minnesota last Satur GrunthaT News By Miss Klawn On April 6 the GrunthalCo operative Trading Society held its eighteenth Annual Meet and Smith The directors report and expect to reside in the financial statement indicated Camille Landry has pur that the operation for 1945 had chased a semitrailer for his been and that the Co transfer Bigger loads and operative store is showing con better service says tinued A keen interest was shown by the members in the way that questions were and the lively discussion j that took after the variou This meeting was very ably conducted by Un ger as chairman and Almost everybody is buckling down to study now that the Easter examinations are We will be writing from April 15th to Our Jakie and Cornie are back in school They left Balti more in January and sailed a cross the By way of the Mediteranean sea they reached MARCHAND CAROL j The school children of Mai chand are looking less vouied this Easter exams are all iinished and while some results were not all they had hoped the total as a whole was very satisfactoryand each one know now just which subject must be given particular study in to get succesful returns in the June Our school Bohemier spent the weekend at the farm home of and We are if that slight limp signifies that horse back riding for the un initiated proved less simple than school teaching We are pleased to note thai Carol has installed a piano in the Rose Room dance what are the qualifications of a good Canadian Maybe when they were fight ing as Canadians over our boys of different racial origins had different different as to what it meant to be a I do not believe that there is unanimity of opinion either amongst our glorious vete rans or amongst the civilian po pulation as to what constitutes real The word Ca nadian may mean a certain thing in certain parts of the country and it may mean another thing somewhere Some French speaking Cana because their ancestors came to this country 3 centuries ago and because they have been called first in oppo sition to the French Metropoli tans and then in opposition to the English or the be lieve that they are the only true Canadians or at that they AVXCUIiciancaii They saw many inThis will be a welcome addition teresting among them beto the orchestra and we ing the Marks which will encourage a few social in itself is the size of a small The grades X and XI girls are Rempel acting as The following men were re elected to on the Board of for another year Miss local tea who was seriously ill with is back on her She started teaching on Wednes day of last A baby was born to and Funk on April Congratulations A birthday party was held in honor of on April Epp was taken ill on April and ad mitted to the Concordia Hospi We wish her a speedy re t was impossible to legislate a gainst it any more than it was xssible to legislate in order to jrevent married people from Prefontaine adjourned the debate on March is what ic said It is not without a certain a mount of hesitation that I get up to take part in this The subject matter of this BUI is one that is very close to the heart of everyone of us and one about which great passions can be en I am glad to acknow ledge that the discussion so far has been held on a very high plane and I will try to keep it at that I believe it my duty to tell my frank opinion on such an important matter and I shall try and do so without being too dogmatic on the one hand and without inferiority complex on the Racial and religious discrimi is one of he worst diseases plaguing the world It exists nearly verywhere where peoples of different racial origins and dif erent religious beliefs live side y side and come in close con act in matters social and Racial discrimi nation without doubt is one of 78 years old evenings of song and good f eldied at his home on Apri lowship 3He was buried on the loca1 We notice that the additionof cemetery on April he great causes of war and it is artly to protect minorities a ainst discrimination that we are the best Some English speaking Cana dians believe that a person who does not speak the English lan guage very even if he ipeaks French is an in ferior type of In answer to these first ex those French speaking anadians who think they are the only true and real Canadi I would like to say al though they were here they havent got a monopoly on devotion and love To the other extremists I would like to say that Canada as a not only the Province of Quebec which would be Balkani but Canada as a whole is a bilingual country and that therefore we can have Canadi ans of exactly the same calibre whether they speak the French or the English I said that Canada is a bilin gual Let me quote from page 92 of Websters Dictionary The conquest of New France was the culmination of a long AngloFrench struggle for onial supremacy in the Jut the conquest meant the pmr not the disappearance i a French element in Canadian Britain confirmed to the rench colonists by the Que bec Act 1774 the right to retain heir religious their ci II law and their This generous treatment sent the flower of our youth overseas in order to fight and But discrimination still ex ists over there alas the bill before us is a sad reminder that it exists in our own Province of Previous speakers have cited certain instances of this disease and it seems generally admittec jthat it thrives in more or less prevalent from amongst I shall not therefore enlarge on that We were told the other day and I agree with the Mem ber for the Army who told us that we should think of ourselv es as but may I ask prompted the French or rather the as they were then to respect and tove the British Crown and when the colony was attacked later on and the British flag was in they flocked to its defence at the side of their enemies of It is gene rally admitted by historians that without this loyalty of the Ca nadians of French this country would not now be part of the British May I quote Webster aigain The war of 1812 in which Ca nadians defended themselves and repulsed the American in vaders settled the fact that Ca 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