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Steinbach Carillon News (Newspaper) - October 19, 1956, Steinbach, Manitoba John who poucstes an attonish tnq collecton of old tcriptural out to Reimer a paMage from an Emden published in Holland m 176V Visible in the foreground n a mall German Bible printed in The live on a farm of ateinbaeh Published every Friday by Derkaen Printers Mani Authorized as Second Class Matter by Uie Port Office De Editor CARILLON NEWS Southeastern Manitobas Paper Member Audit Bureau of Circulation SUBSCRIPTION RATE An independent weekly reflecting the News and Views of Southeastern Member of the Canadian Weekly Newspapers Association OCTOBER 1956 THIRD SECTION STEINBACH Page 17 BIBLE WEEK Retired Farmers Prized Collection Includes Bible Printed In 1653 Gardenton by Olga Hasluk home for the weekend were Kay and Walter and Nestor Blally and Bill Bo Sadie Miss Mary Onysko and Bill Nick Kut John and Hasluk and Vio let A dinner and dance was held In the Ukrainian National Hall in with a draw for a 21 inch television The lucky winner of the set was Markevich of East Sunday visitors al the Kulyk home were and John Kulyk and and Gabriel Drewnlak all of Peter Woronluk who under went an operation at the Winni peg hospital la now recuperating nicely and will soon be Polio Inoculations were given to the students of Ihe Purple Bank school on Congratulations to and Nick Cerkowniak Ma rilyn Neilcs of Minn on therecent marriage Congratulations to Delores Sko tnltaki of Chicago and Mike Tym kiw who will be married on On the Stuart burn High school visited the Purple Bank school in Garden too for a game of soft ball The was 1513 in favor of Stu Also the Purple Bank High school visited the Shew chenko High school for a game of softball on The score was 82 In favor of Birthday greetings go out to Peter Woronluk who will cele brate his birthday on A pie and will be held la the Ukrainian Na tional at Gardenton on Oct Sponsored by the Purple Bank Music will be supplied by Screech Come and enjoy yourself and bring your friends Sunday visitors at the home of and Hike Hasiuk were and Peter Chubaty and daughter of Home for the weekend were Sonia Jack John John Johnny Serediuk and others iisffi sf MK Klchotoji of Gatdenton Motored to Wlnnnipeg to visit their daugh ter Violet for a few Sunday at the home of and Hasiuk were and Steve Ballon of Carlowrie and Pete Sala macha and family of Sunday visitors at the home of and Stephen Klym was Klyms brother David Aneschuk and some of his friends of Elaie who is em ployed at the General hospital in was home for a week I to visit with her rela Uves and friends I Sunday visitors at the home of and Frank Kulyk were and Walter Otto and family of Mlruh Home for the week were John Mike Geor ge John Shepit and a few A banquet and dance will be held at the Ukrainian National Home In Gardenton on 1 Congratulations to and i Peter Chubaty of Winnipeg who will celebrate their 2nd wed ding anniversary on November i to and Mike Hasiuk j who will celebrate their 22nd an I niversary on 14 and to and George Kowaliuk who will celebrated their 17th anni versary on Also to and Bill Bozyk on their 9th wedding anniversary Im late with some of the anniversa i A surprise birthday party was j held In honor of Luba Onys ko on She was I presented with a sum of money from the ladles that Pete Nedapltalsky and George Woroniuk motored out to Sun down where they are both em and Peter Chubaty and Darlene visited at the home of their parents and During their visit they attended a wedding at St while Hasiuk took care of her granddaughter and Bill Bzyk motor 1 ed out to Minneapolis for a weeks Hope you folks enjoyed Wallace Dave Baldwin and Glenn Baldwin and son attended the Silver Plains 20th anniversary tea held jln the United Church at Morris on i and Robert Davles and and Ray Davies visited with Davies at the home of and Edwin prior to her leaving for Vancouver on your OTTERBURNE by Florence McVlcar October 15 and Wlddowaon and Joy from Winnipeg were Sunday visitors at the home of and Harry t and Dave Baldwin and family wore visitors at the Wallace Post St on Bart Marchand Continued from page 4 holdings and summer cottage in Early in September he spent a week here with Davidson and daughters Sally and Later in the month Davidson made a weekend business trip to and Hastings 1 have had visits from all four of 1 their daughters during the sum mer Joyce and her hus band Major Leonard Bock spent a few days on the farm on their way to where i Major Bock was taking a six j weeks refresher and Port i Ontario Blllie i and James Davidson Betty I Hastings and baby Jackie of Winnipeg spent part of Septem ber at their home in Ken Toews f Shirley Hast is a weekly vi sitor to the farm in Marchand 1 with her husband and two child jren Cathie and I Hilda Clearwater i spent a week in Mar ichand with her sisters Davenport and Hastings i and left for to visit I her son before returning to her Lea and Bob Wells and Bobble spent Sunday in where a family reunion of all immediate relatives of Wells family was Roy left on for a months holiday with her brothers and sistera who reside in Vancou She was accompanied by Card former resident of Miss Marilyn Wells is attend ing Gordon Bell high school in She finds the course very and Warren Me Vicar and family Doreen and Grant were Sunday visitors at the Da venport We nan report good health for our old age pensioners Amos Schau and Norris They are enthused at the prospects that they may spend the cold A bit of the storied past remains intact in a modest farm home just out of in a desk drawer filled with the matter and effects important to a retired farmer and deacon of the he several treasured yellowed with age and made rare by their indi vidual Among them is a German 300 years from Prussia it was car with the Mennonite migra to and from Russia it was brought to As in the German all type is obviously handmade and typographical errors are Inlike the German how j it has never been rebound and has retained much of its original Several cen turies of handling have smoothed the elaborate tooling and etch but such care and crafts manship were used in its making that the binding is sturdy to this It was for several years on dis play in the library of the Bible College in Winnipeg1 but is now once again inthe Reimer The farm home is that of the John retired farmers who live IVs miles west of Stein The Reimers are quiet un assuming folk and to them the presence of a a rare no it is a It is a Tae aged little volume in contrast with some of the more ornate scriptural books in Reimers Is an unpre tentious little It measures only 2 by six inches and ia about 2 Inches Its leaves are almost parchmentlike from 300 years exposure to humidity and temperature change but with the exception of a few pages missing from the beginning and the it is perfectly A Martin Luther the little Bible was printed in in little more than 50 years after Luther made his original trans lation from the Latin Brescian The title page to the New Testament states importantly that publication rightswere granted by the Prince Electorate of S a c h s e Lueneburg and an Imposing list of other feudal Publishers were the brothers Johann and Helnrich Reimer has no recollection of how the Bible came to be a family It was passed on to him by his father and been in the family for many When Reimer was first presented with the then coveress collectors Item many of the pages were loose and there was little of the origi nal binding He unfurled the timebrittled little pages and car ried them off to a bookbinder to have them reassembled and re A much more impressive look Ing item among the Reimer antiques is an Emden printed in Holland In Bound In elaborately carved and em bossed the book measures j 10 by 13 The corners are j reinforced with ornately tooled brass and fitted with tiny legs for convenient The language is mediaeval in many ways similar to the Low German Platt In the 235 years since it was j the book has travelled j many thousands of It was I taken from East Friesland to months in the home for The not so young at Greenland A group of men including i Waldon Barkman and Bark man of the Steinbach Hospital Board put a new roof on Haighs Halgii is liv 1 ing much more comfortably un der his new Green Many j thanks to those eight men for their good j j Sunday visitors at the station residence were and Al Smith and children Deb I bie and Cy McDonald and Ronald i Miss Catherine high school teacher at spent Thanksgiving at Marchand with her parents and Miss Robyn Smi is visiting her grand mother Gus and Bob Kolesnikoff also spent a few days In Kolesnikoff will undergo a major operation at Misericordia hospital where he has been under observation for some Born at Boniface hospital to and Lepine a 8 lbs He has been named Gilbert Born at St Boniface hospital and Laden a 7 6 named Cathe rine Weekend visitors to Mnrcrmnrl wen Freddie Qua Rene Pat Batfc Gus Gerald Joe and Mils Florence i Talk about one of his literary i treasures usually reminds I Reimer of another tucked away An exclamation over the curious Emden Bible sent him from the He re bearing no less than five more printed relics with ithe unmistakable look and odor j peculiar to a thing of many years Most interesting of these was a German catechism printed in Amsterdam In and accord ing to an inscription on the inside originally owned by Klaas I A sec iond catechism printed with ex tremely crude Reimer believes to be considerably older but has no Idea of its origin or I date of Closely rivalling the catechism j In Interest was a German drama j entitled Die Wandelnde Seele i the Transient This was I published by Hermaan von der in In and was originally owned by a man named Abraham A notation faintly visible on the flyleaf reads Received from my June but no further signature is de Several other books including a Bible story book and a New printed In the early Reimer considers newer Asked why he had never made his astonishing collection Reimer expressed regret that the Mennonite people had no dis tinctive museum of their As it theres really no place to put If no such museum is in existence at the time of his the treasured Reimer will be passed on to his as they were by his own game Gone was taken to Vita hospital where ho had his foot put in a A speedy recover is also ex tended to Mrs Mary Picklyk j j i nee Arseneyi who has been I very 111 in Vita hospital for over two and Peter Stasiuk at tended the church service Pras nikl at Lonesand on Congratulations are extended to and Michael Grodzik j of Transcona on their 13th wed j ding anniversary on Birthday greetings also to their i daughter Victoria on her 12th birthday on and Nestor Kowal chuk have attended the wedding of his cousin at Quill on Thanksgiving Our deepest sympathy is ex tended to the Michael Sokoliuk family of Sirko on the death of their son in a Winnipeg and Peter Pichlyk and Petrucia of Rainy visited and Pichj and Peter StaaiukJ and and Tony Rudy at They also attended the Myskiw Kachan i Visitors at the home of Stefan Stasiuk were and Ferdi Christiansen and boys of A guest at the home of Wlasiuk was her daughter Rose of last week due to a hemmorhage in the hes home now and feeling fine and Bill Toews and family of Winnipeg spent a weekend with Jeans parents and Maurice Kohut celebrated his birthday on 19 and it was indeed a happy one for for that day he received word of be ing a 3rd prize winner in the Ukrainian Church Bazaar draw on 29 In I was asked to mention the other winners as follows 1st Louis 2nd Joe both of 3rd Mau rice 4th Sandy 5th Bill Kehler both of and Peter Toews were recent visitors to Rainy River and and Peter Toews are new subscribers to the Toews comment today was that she was indeed happy to get it so Wedding bells will ring for Lena Kohut and Marcelle Paw litskl both of Winnipeg on Lena is a former resident of this Caliento by Annie Stasiuk October 15 Our deepest sympathy is ex tended to the Moldowan family of Rainy in the loss of Moldowans father Andre who passed away on 6 at the home of his son Bill after a short Funeral took place on 8 at the local cemetery at Rainy Ri Moldowan was one of the pioneers of and had moved to Rainy River a few years back to live with Ms son and Anna Downy accompanied by and Mike Dzldzik nee Sophie Moldowan and Nettie Moldo wan of Winnipeg attended the funeral of Andre Moldowan on Dueck moving contractors of have moved the barn from the farm of Bel la Muahalluk or the late John which was bought by Peter Cherewayko of It was stated in the iasue of Sept 28 that and Marko Koshelanyk attend ed the Dyck Klasaen wedding at They did not this waa a Gene Pichlyk had a misfortune of breaking his foot above the ankle while playing baseball at the recent Strand against Vita Stuartburn i by Alex Sherman October 15 i Special prayers of Thanksgiv ing concluded the High Mass at the Ukrainian Catholic church on Several outofthedistrict peop le attended the 25th wedding an niversary of and Micha el Tkachyk on 13 which was held in the and John Panchyshyn and their son and Ro bert Panchyshyn of are visiting their rela tives out Recent Sunday dinner guests at the home of and Chubaty were his brother and Harry Chubaty and sons Maurice and i and Nick Leon ard Janet Stasiuk all of Winnipeg and and Walter Chubaty spent a week end in the city with his sister and John Shewchuk and Joe Do mansky Olga and other and John Michnie wlch and family motored to to visit at the Maletski accompanying them was Steve Perun who visited her James and Pauline Pelypiuk and and Nick Dennis and Mary Salaman dyk returned from their trip to on They also visited at the home of and Norman 1 Congratulations to the follow ing who celebrate anniversaries this month and their 2nd on and 12th on 22 and Storoschuk of on 23 and Alex on 23 I and their Peter Toews was a patient at the Vita hospital for a few days Health Unit Clinic Grunthal Dick Froese to 24 Stein Health to 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