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Baldur Gazette News (Newspaper) - March 4, 1997, Baldur, Manitoba Money donated to Belmont Fire Fighters Following the disbandmetu of the South West Manitoba Old Time Fiddler In November disbursement of the remaining funds totalling was distributed throughout the various communities from which the many musicians and faithful followers Bob Williamson and Linda Chambers of Belmont were former members of the musical group and have donated the balance of their allocation to the Belmont Volunteer Fire Fighters to be contributed towards the equipment needed to have 911 for the Belmont The amount of the cheque was Belmont Volunteer Fire Fighters would like to thank Linda and New 1st Responded for Belmont Kidney Foundation Janet George Grace Hjalmarsson and Tanis Lodge will be collecting for the Kidney Foundation in the Baldur They thank you for your Convention The Southwest B Regional Womens Institute Convention will take place in Killarney on March 10 from 9 to You can contact Dorothy Bateman at 535 2171 for more First crow Calvin and Gladys Darling spotted a crow west of Baldur on Hopefully this is an indication that spring is finally on its Savings accounts are like toothpaste easy to take but hard to put HAVE YOU PAID YOUR SUBSCRIPTION O to ti O CD o 3 003 t c Id Id 5 o CD13 CT o en i n Members of Belmonts fire department are in the process of developing first responder capability to provide better service and protection for residents in their Agreements have been reached with the fire department and the Rural Municipality of Strathcona to have the department act as an agent of the Baldur Ambulance The result will be a response to a call for an ambulance by members of the fire at the same time the ambulance is The fire service can provide immediate medical assistance in the 15 or so minutes it takes the ambulance to reach the Shayne in charge of ambulance service in the Baldur Glenboro Treherne Wawanesa says training of the firemen is being undertaken and necessary equipment purchased through a donation to the He said the standard of and ongoing have been developed in consultation with the ambulance service medical Mattie Abell of Hartwell says experience has shown first responders can generally improve the situation for a person requiring medical At the same he pointed out the level of aid they can provide is carefully regulated and they do not take the place of medical The service Is expected to be operational this Health Care News UK 100 9 March 1997 RCMP report On 24th police received a complaint of Hit and Run in the Erin Inn parking The offending vehicle has not been located to A cheque book was turned and later picked up by the owner from There was one reported vehicle roll No injuries A Belmont resident reported hitting a deer in the Wawanesa On police were called to attend the Marshall north of The house caught fire and The cause appears to be consistent with an electrical One of the residents was taken to hospital with minor smoke There was a report of a single vehicle roll over by a Baldur area The mishap occurred near There was one FAC On 26th a call was received from a Vancouver trucking One of their loads of feed additives had been seized by a local and is being held over a dispute concerning prior trucking The matter has been turned over to the Crown Attorney for a decision on whether the matter is civil or If it is the police will not be and the matter would be settled in civil 27th Killarney Kiddies Corner requested a member attend the school for a chat with the children as a get acquainted Our assistance was requested concerning a family Child and Family services have become involved and the matter turned over to their There was a report of an individual breaching his probation order by consuming alcohol in a local This subject was apprehended and will be facing charges in for breaching the probation A local resident advised of another Quebec company offering large prizes for comparatively small There is no doubt this is a and similar calls should be There was a request from Neepawa Detachment to check local Auction Marts for a load of cattle Continued on page 8 2A Candidate plans to take Manitobas message to Brian Pallister gets nod in PortageLisgar They and they and they came until 1882 delegates had registered at the PortageLisgar Progressive Conservative federal riding nomination meeting held in Notre Dame Community Hall last Thursday January More than 3000 memberships had been In there were so many voters on hand an advance poll was quickly set up to allow all those that wanted to vote prior to the meeting to do provided that they leave the hall after This was done so everyone who came to the meeting could at least get into the hall to The hall apparently can hold In the neighborhood of 1000 When the final ballot was counted Brian Pallister from Portage La Prairie was the winner over PaulEmile Labossiere of Exact figures were not released but by the large number of Pallister badges and signs It appears the vote was likely quite Pallisters central theme in the nomination campaign was the need to bring Manitobas principles of a balanced cutting red tape and eliminating government waste to He noted that only through putting its own house in the Government of Canada can begin to address the real issues of jobs and stability to our vital social who most recently was the Government Services Minister under Premier Gary Filmons Progressive Conservative Party has resigned his seat in the legislature and will now prepare for the upcoming federal election which could come as early as June of this HUGE CROWD This is only a portion of the crowd of 1882 plus which wore on hand at Notre Dame Community Hall lor the Progressive Conservative nomination ;