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Brandon Sun (Newspaper) - April 5, 1986, Brandon, Manitoba Quality better despite fewer Bull show entries by Greg Mccomb Sun staff entries were Down at this years Brandon Bull show because of a slumping farm Economy but the shows chairman expects that to turn around next year. A i really feel we Are on the threshold of a major change a cattle producer Wayne Gordon said in an interview. He feels the . Farm Bill will drive Down the Price of feed grains so much More Farmers will move into livestock. As a result entries should increase. At fridays event five Breeds showed about too bulls a Down from 132 last year. Despite the lower numbers or. Gordon feels the Quality was Superior to other years. He prefers higher Quality to numbers. A the thing we stressed is that ifs better to bring one or two bulls and sell them for a big figure rather than bring five bulls and sell them for Only $200 Over Market Price a he said. Because of the shows strict standards culling or weeding out of lower Quality animals was heavy this year. About 57 bulls that entered never made it to the show ring. Despite lower numbers the nagging problem of space still hampered the show and As a result directors have been lobbying for expanded facilities. Many of the cattle for carcass and Junior class shows held earlier in the week had to be shuffled in and out of barns too quickly said or. Gordon. A if we had a Large enough facility to keep Junior cattle and the livestock sector Here for the whole week it would have More Impact a he said. The Brandon Bull Sale will be held today at noon at the Keystone sales King. Both the Sale and show Are held in conjunction with the Royal Manitoba Winter fair. Meanwhile results of Brandon Bull show include Scott Anderson of Swan River won the grand Champion Angus while Bruce Anderson also of Swan River took Home the Reserve Champion ribbon. For the charolais Breed the grand Champion Bull was shown by bund charolais of Glenboro while the Reserve Champion was shown by de seater of Rivers. W-3 farm enterprises of Carroll showed the grand Champion simmental Bull while m and j farms of Russel won the Reserve grand Champion title. In the Hereford show Klondike farms of Douglas won the grand Champion title while Alan Horner of Minnedosa showed the Reserve grand Champion Bull. Gordon More Impact la warned Moore to shun Edmonton Deal court told Sun photo by Gres Southam winning ride Dayton Gorsline rides tycoon to a first place finish Friday. Gorsline tycoon out jump Ontario Champ to take cup by Greg Mccomb Sun staff five in a Row was just toe much for the rider from Ontario. After sweeping All the evening open jumping classes this week. Michael Grinyer and his horse prowler were the favourites to take Home the Royal cup and $4,000 in prize Money. However his rival Dayton Gorsline burst his Bubble by squeaking past him on Board tycoon in the prestigious event Friday night. Oddly enough. Or. Grinyer was glad the Saskatoon rider won. A i am kind of relieved in a Way because my chances of winning six classes in a Row Are probably he said during a Brief interview after a jump off with seven other contestants. A now i feel a Little better that i might have a Chance at winning tomorrow saturday a he said referring to the up rail grand prix the finale of the Royal Manitoba Winter fair. It will be Tough to beat or. Gorsline however. The Saskatchewan rider feels at Home at the Royal and the Keystone Arena facilities especially when Money is on the line. Last year or. Gorsline won the grand prix with another horse overdrive and the Royal cup win Friday night was his second a he and tycoon took it in 1984. Or. Grinyer has the experience however. The Campbellville ont. Rider is in the running for the Canadian equestrian team this Vear and was on it in 1983. It was a close contest Friday night before a packed House in the Keystone. Only three quarters of a second separated the two riders meanwhile a heavy horse team from Western Manitoba showed it can compete with High class Competition from South of the Border. In the Cominto four horse team championship Wayne Moore steam of clydesdales from Macgregor won the Friday night class beating out Warren Torgerson from Minnesota. Or. Torgerson swept Many of the heavy horse classes this past week. Results of horse show classes from Friday afternoon include a so motion Riden by Sheri Warner of Winnipeg swept both the Hunter seat Over jumps b and c rider class and the children Shandy working Hunter classes. A in the Amateur Hunter class Elm Creek Ridden by Herman Schweizer of spin Stein placed first while Beauregard Ridden by Leslie Ann Trimble from Okotoks alta., won the Junior Handy Hunter class. A training wheels Riden by Melissa Scurfield of Winnipeg won the Amateur Handy Hunter class while Gie Gie Ridden by Amy Granger of Brandon and Pride of Kelly Ridden by Jac Queline Janz of Souris won the Hack pairs class. A in the Amateur fault and out jumper class Laketta Ridden by Cameron Stewart of Winnipeg took Home the first place ribbon while Ferguson and Smithson of Minnedosa and Brandon won the purebred mares and All Breeds class. A in the Hunter classic training wheels Ridden by Day ton Gorsline placed first. Results from thursday night s horse show include a Holiday Dasher Ridden by Arlene Ross of Isabella won the single Hackney Pony class while Tonto a snort bar Ridden by ter Dosch of Orrin. North Dakota won the ladies open barrel rat ing class. A in the six horse team to Wagon Clydesdale. Jim Kennedy of Bereford s d. Placed first while Nicks delightful Guy rid Den by Jeff Ross of Isabella won the single roadster Pony class. A in the intermediate jumper stake furioso Ridden by Day ton Gorsline placed first while in the open Western pleasure class Scotts Doc Ridden by Terry Dun Calfe of Brandon came first. A in the single harness Pony class. Patrol Sargeant Ridden by Carol Forsyth placed first. By Lindsay Kines Sun staff Brandon East la Len Evans vetoed Bill Moore a plans to buy into an Edmonton building and possibly lease it to a e. Mckenzie co. Ltd. In 1983, court was told Friday. Hugh Jones chairman of the Manitoba development corporation said or. Evans made it Clear that or. Moore should stay out of the Deal. Or. Evans was the minister responsible for Mckenzie seeds at the time. Or. Jones relayed the information to or. Moore. A the was not Happy a but said he had to accept the minister s judgment or. Jones told the court of Queen s Bench trial. The Issue had been raised at a Mckenzie Board of directors meeting on Jan. La 1983. At the time the Board was discussing buying Robertson seeds a retail business in Edmonton. Or. Moore told directors that he and possibly others were considering purchasing the building that housed Robertson seeds. Or. Jones who also sat on the Mckenzie Board said the potential conflict of interest made directors a very a transcript of the meeting reveals that one director said a at some Point in the legislature the chairman May be asked if officers in the company Are the Board decided to delay its decision much to the dismay of or. Moore court was told. A the was very irritated and puzzled a said or. Jones. A the was not convinced the Board did not have the right there and then to make the decision. He was not or. Jones contacted or. Evans shortly after the meeting and the nip minister said or. Moore a personal involvement was a not appropriate under any the Board met again Jan. 27 and or. Moore said neither he nor his family would be involved in the building. The Board approved the Purchase of Robertson seeds. Or. Evans and the development corporation later endorsed the Deal. The matter was never investigated further said or. Jones. A the directors accepted com weather becoming sunny warm Clouds and rain showers were expected to Clear and southwestern Manitoba should experience mainly sunny skies with above Normal temperatures today and sunday. The Normal High is 6 c and the Normal Low is -5. Sunday a weak area of High pressure across the Prairies will maintain mostly sunny skies in All regions of Manitoba. Temperatures Over the next couple of Days will show Little change. For the Brandon red River and White Shell Kenora areas the probability of precipitation is 60 per cent today to per cent tonight and near Zero sunday. Elsewhere across the Prairies temperatures should hit la c in Regina and Edmonton and 12 c in Calgary. Backgrounder the accused former company president William Moore and his personal holding company Gleno enterprises Ltd., vice president of finance Charles Mceachem and his personal holding company m e a. Enterprises Ltd., and assistant comptroller Louis Joseph Boisjoli and his personal holding company Loli enterprises Ltd. Other companies accused Are Agassiz packaging Ltd., Vantage Western data Ltd. And 290396 Alberta Ltd the charges theft and fraud against a e. Mckenzie co. Ltd Between 1979-84 a or. Moore and or. Mceachern face eight charges or. Boisjoli and Loli face six charges Gleno and m e a. Face four charges and Vantage Agassiz and 290396, two charges. Petely. Management a in other testimony or. Jones said that on March 17, 1982, or. Moore provided the Board with information on a possible business venture involving Agassiz packaging Ltd. The information noted that Charles Mceachern had a minority interest in Agassiz. However no decision was Ever made and the venture was not discussed in detail. A the matter of the minority interest was glossed Over by the Board a said or. Jones. He also said that when the Manitoba development corporation gave Mckenzie approval to lease a new computer in 1981, he thought the Crown corporation was leasing the computer from ism not Vantage Western data Ltd. The name Vantage was never mentioned he said. If he had known any of the accused were involved in Vantage he would have viewed it a a very serious conflict of interest a said or. Jones. The Crown alleges that Agassiz and Vantage were set up by one or More of the three accused men to defraud Mckenzie seeds. Inventor pics chief calling it quits Iii health forces retirement end of an Era by Richard Morgan Sun staff Welland Dalzell the founder and president of Brandon s High tech Success Story inventor pics will relinquish the Helm on May 31 due to ill health. Invention Icso lawyer and Secretary treasurer Ernest Wehrle said Friday that or. Dalzell a retirement Means the end of an Era for the innovative company. A we regret very much his retiring but we knew for some time and he knew for some time that it was coming because of his health a or. Wehrle said in a Telephone interview from Winnipeg. From a six Man operation begun by or. Dalzell in his basement in 1970, inventor pics has grown to International prominence with sales of $9 million in the year ending May 31, 1985. Although he is retiring As president he remains on the Board of directors and is not cutting his ties to the company entirely. A i will consult with the company for a period of about five years until they get Over any problems they might have in the Short term a or. Dalzell 55, said in an interview Friday. Or. Wehrle said a Winnipeg consulting firm has been hired to help locate a new president a a process that be a problem. A we Are in i say a glamorous Industry and yet we have a lot of Appeal to an aggressive potential new president a he said. Or. Dalzell who worked As a design Engineer for Federal Pioneer Ltd. Of Brandon until 1969, initially founded inventor pics to manufacture electric heating components. The company a first major venture was a highly efficient thermostat designed by or. Dalzell s Young team after several years of shaky sales a solid cashflow developed in the mid �?T70s when the company shifted to a More aggressive marketing strategy. By 1978, the company had branched into manufacturing Metal enclosures for electronic communications equipment. Sales really took off when contracts were e signed with 3m Canada Ltd. And with Alberta government Tele m r. Dalzell will be leaving the Wehrle said add petted to come out of the slump it entered last summer after finishing a number of major contracts. He said the company has captured several new contracts Worth about a Quarter million each with utilities companies including Saskatchewan Power corp and expects More business to come its Way this year. While or. Dalzell is largely responsible for the Success that inventor pics has become he modestly denied that his expertise will be missed. A gnaw everybody a expendable. I done to think too much is going to occur. Maybe it will take off like gangbusters. Who Dalzell Sun photo by James o Connor Jameson an agricultural show but entertainment too Winter fair Boss has deep Royal roots it s important to keep a Rural Urban balance Jameson says by James of Connor Sun staff thirty years ago this week after just completing the 4-h program Hugh Jameson showed the grand Champion steer at the Royal Manitoba Winter fair. It was a proud moment for the 21-year-old with a Grade 9 education. Three decades later a Tuxedo Clad or. Jameson stood on a podium in the Middle of the Keystone Arena and presented a line up of dignitaries to a full House at Friday nights opening ceremonies of the Royal Bank cup. The Young Man with the prize steer never dreamed that at age 51 he would be president of the provincial exhibition. His climb to the top started in 1970 when he decided to get involved As an associate director working with various committees. After the Board of directors talked him into becoming a shareholder he was later voted in As a director when he let his name stand during nominations. In this capacity he worked As livestock chairman for several years. A then i worked myself up to the executive and came up the ladder that Way. That s the Road i took a said or. Jameson in an interview. Or. Jameson presides Over the 50-member Board at its regular monthly meetings when the group plans the three fairs for which it is responsible age the Royal and the provincial exhibition summer fair. These Are country fairs held in a City and that fact is reflected in the composition of the Board. The number of Urban versus Rural directors is a pretty near 50/50,�?� said or. Jameson. A we feel its very important that we keep a very balanced mix. So that we have input from both sides. We re an agricultural show. We like to maintain an agricultural balance on the Board but also we realize that we have to try to provide entertainment for the people of the City. We like that input from the City these concerns Are also reflected in the provincial exhibition s Choice of presidents. Like members in the House of commons who alternate their speakers Between both official languages the provincial exhibition elects an Urban president followed by one with an agricultural background. Or. Jameson is of the latter. The Burly Farmer currently has 50 head of Dairy cattle on the farm he took Over 26 years ago w Hen his father retired. His wife Martha and their four sons also contribute to the fairs by giving or. Jameson the Large amount of time needed to fulfil his duties. A their biggest involvement is doing the work while the old Man s away. I could t be Here if it Wasny to for them a he said. During the fair or. Jameson drives the 15 Kilometres from Home to Brandon every morning and makes the rounds of the barns trying to visit As Many people As possible. There Are also the daily meetings to oversee and the night horse shows to attend. This is where the Dairy Farmer dons his a Monkey jacket and becomes social convenor to politicians and luminaries in town for the Royal. Or. Jameson is in his second one year term of office a it will most Likely be his last. A ifs entirely up to the Board but i expect that 1 11 be turning it Over next january. I la stay on the Board but i Don t know if i want to be in Here doing this

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