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Baldur Gazette News (Newspaper) - April 8, 1997, Baldur, Manitoba Mother of all April Storms hits area Its being called the Mother of all Storms as an April snow storm swept through Southern Manitoba dumping well over one foot of the white It was also accompanied by high winds which left huge banks of snow in farm yards and on In fact travel was completely halted on The above picture shows what Baldur merchants along front street were greeted to on Monday Town foreman Raymond Lussier spent countless hours blowing snow making travel possible on some streets and several area farm tractors with snow removal equipment also vyorked in Elsewhere reports indicate snow drifts up to the eaves of houses and in many instances neighbors had to be called on to help dig snow away from doors in order for people to get Feeding livestock has posed a real problem as corrals have been filled with If anyone has pictures of unusual amounts of snow drop them off or send them to The GazetteNews office and we will try and publish Despite the snow and high power shortages were minimal with periods lasting only half an A combination of all of the above has meant that the Gazette News will arrive in the post office several hours later than 1 f i 1 i 3 J I BHt C I i ft J A Thank you Evelyn Many thanks to Evelyn Bulloch who has provided the Gazette News with items of news for the Ninette News Column for the past several We certainly appreciate the many many hours of devoted service she has provided us and our We also welcome Joyce MacGregor as the new correspondent from Ninette and look forward to working with A few left There are only a few tickets left for the Baldur Curling Club 300 Club Check at The Draw will be held this Seniors Independent Services annual meeting will be held 8 at will DP speaker ne Re9onal Every is welcome to HAVE YOU PAID YOUR SUBSCRIPTION 2 o CD 5 2 2 a w 0 a c 2 C 03 3 cr CO O Serving the Towns of Ninette Surrounding Areas 100 14 April 1997 50c per copy Heritage Advisory Committee Meet The Municipal Heritage Advisory Committee held their regular monthly meeting April 3rd at Vernos Country Diner with Joan We have several events planned for this spring and April 26th there will be a workshop titled Discover Your Past Identifying Your Best Historic Buildings and interested persons are invited to We would appreciate your letting us know if you will be Phone Joan at 535 There is no charge for the but we would like to have an idea of the number of people planning to be Times are May 8th we Invite you to take a Walking Tour of Baldur with us from to Meet at Vernos Country Diner at and refreshments will be served following the May I Oth we are holding a Garage Sale and we will welcome any donations for the There will be a special table of Attic June 17th we are pleased to have a bus tour of Manitoba Society of Seniors coming from Winnipeg to tour our We hope this will be the first of many groups visiting We live in a beautiful part of the province with a rich heritage and we are anxious to share this wealth with others Continued on page 16 Making Magic Larry Baillie is making His evening of slight of hand will help to build his skills as a Larrys clown an absentminded allows him to turn one of his weaknesses into a If he loses his train of thought during his the audience as Larry incorporates the mistake into the Aside from Larry runs marathons and is a skilled He donated one of his works to the March of Dimes to be included on a card in their spring The painting was inspired by a flower he saw while on a Wild Wise one of the many programs made possible by donations to the March of a fundraising campaign that provides for services to adults at the Society for Manitobans with Disabilities Many people think that they will never be faced with having a long term Larry thought the same until a car accident changed his I never thought I would get a Then the injury It can happen to says Everything I do now has a whether its or Larrys head injury resulted In symptoms including poor short term concentration slurred loss of balance and When he is everything is get mistaken for a says who recalls that after running in the Toronto Marathon in every time they tried to place the medal around his he lost his balance and Larry soon had everyone laughing with him and through persistence on both he now has his Something that remains the same is Larrys skill at Larry was chosen by the Calgary Stampede and Exhibition as one Continued on page f 6 Larry Bailie making magic with slight of hand ;