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Baldur Gazette News (Newspaper) - July 1, 1997, Baldur, Manitoba The Weather Low High Wednesday Low High 100 26 July 1997 200 Club winners The Belmont Centre 200 Club winners for May 2 was Flo Robinson and for May 16th it was Sandra Budd of Note Still lots of tickets to come in so draws will be de layed one week to give time for those late Then 3 draws will be made to bring the draws up to Solstice Day Parade winners Commercial 1st Baldur Health Cen tre 2nd Mariapolis Other 1stStanley Cup 2nd Baldur Curling Glenora Ball Tournament Glenoras Annual Linament Softball tournament will be held this July See page 11 for more Is Your Subscription Due Ogror 0 S O CD D 3 oca pCQ CD CO O Pastor Eric Sigmar travels to hfc JUL a Beginnings at the Argyle by Giselle Lussler staff reporter The morning sun cast a gentle glow on the steeple of Grund Lutheran Church June The mood was light and cheery as approximately 70 of Grunds past congregation walked towards the steps where they were greeted by Pastor Eric The welcoming doors of this little Icelandic church now a historical site were opened for the first time this year to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of Pastor Sigmars first installation Vera Bjornson played the old church pump organ beautifully while the sun cast dancing shadows through the six stained glass At Steve Bjomson introduced Pastor Sigmar and the Sunday service It certainly Is great to be My father was confirmed at this very altar In and in 1911 he was the second pastor to be ordained Fifty years ago I was Installed here by my exclaimed Pastor He announced that the name of the sermon would be Faith of Our Fathers which was also the first hymn led by the retired Pastor and his wife of fortysix letters and telephone calls were sent by students of Pastor Erics first confirmation class Donna Krlstopherson Skardal and Bemlce Heldman Anderson as well as Pastor Donaldson who was Installed by Pastor The Pastor welcomed Skulll Murray Breldal and Erla Helgason who were also In his first confirmation Pastor Eric Introduced his wife Svava and told the story of how they met in I heard this wonderful voice when I went to see who It was I saw this most beautiful he In a very capable and strong voice Svava sang a magnificent He began his sermon with his commanding voice and presence by exclaiming Imagine the faith of our fathers as they walked from Gimll to here In search of new land and better Imagine the tough years as they lived in shoddy houses and worshipped in their Imagine how four years later they worked together to create this beautiful house of when they still remained In their paltry that Pastor Eric Sigmar and his wife Svava go back to the beginning at Qrund Church where he was first installed fifty years The Pastor and his wife now reside in GAZETTE LUSSIER Is the Faith of Our Fathers What faith the pioneers must have had to build Canadas first Icelandic Church with such expertise and that when an architect was going over the building for its restoration a century he was amazed to find that the walls were less then one inch SEE PAGE 2 Killamey to patrol lakes by Knight Klllarney RCMP detachment Summer has obviously arrived with the number of complaints of bicycle thefts and vandalism to private and public property In Killamey and Killamey RCMP have received several complaints of plants being flower pots damaged or destroyed and lawn and garden ornaments stolen from several locations in It is extremely disheartening to all of the folks who have put In coundess hours of labour to keep the town looking Names of several Individuals have been provided to who are continuing to A word of before you decide to participate In this type of just remember that this is your and you are responsible for your actions and the consequences that will Police have again received several complaints of stolen bicycles In A few of the bikes have been located abandoned in the tall grass and trees west of the The only solution to this problem is to Lock Up your Noise complaints have again been received from several residents in the area of the 600 block of William in A number of the guilty individuals have been spoken to again this week by our detachment A little consideration for your neighbors will go a long A break and enter to a residence on Oakden drive was reported on June Evidence Indicated that the culprit rummaged through the however the only thing stolen was a case of beer from the Killamey RCMP are currently investigating a vandalism to a loader that was damaged the weekend of the Ninette The loader was in a gravel pit northwest of Police have received several tips Identifying possible suspects In this A report of individuals drinking near the new skateboarding pad In Klllarney was received on June Police attended and noted several youths flee the A number of empty bottles were Investigation later revealed that the guilty parties are not A complaint of a possible Impaired driver was received from the Cartwright Customs Police were unable to locate the suspect or Police have received several complaints of an erratic driver in an older brown two door The driver has been identified and dealt with by our A complaint of a vehicle backing over a bicycle at the Klllarney Shopper Mall was The driver of the vehicle was located however was unaware of what he had The driver has agreed to compensate the owner of the A complaint of a boat on fire was received from Rock Lake on June Investigation revealed that the 19 inboard boat accidentally caught fire the previous Cause of the fire appears to be The boat was completely No one was injured in the Killamey detachment has begun its summer bike and boat The bike patrol will be operational during various shifts this summer and Our boat patrol will as well be operational as many times as possible on Rock and Killamey Killamey detachment members would like to take this opportunity to congratulate all grade 12 graduates In our detachment We are pleased to say that all graduations went off without any problems or Thanks to all the parents and students for helping keep this celebration accident Killamey detachment would like to welcome our newest member Into the Greg and Dawn Ericson and family have now moved into Killamey from Gypsumvllle Rumour Is that the Dolly on his roof might be his she kind of has Gregs hair and RABIES A skunk has tested positive for rabies three miles south of Canadian Food Inspector at Bolssevain encourages people to watch out for skunks and also urges people to get their cats and dogs vaccinated for Should you want further information you can contact Hemingway at Bolssevain at PUBLISHING IM OUR 100TH YEflR 18981997 ;