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Brandon Sun (Newspaper) - December 20, 1965, Brandon, Manitoba Brandon Santa receives Many appreciative notes by Jed Stuart sort Suh writer Nelson House. Manitoba Homan Catholic Day school dec. I 1965 i. Mitchell sporting goods 131 ninth Street Brandon. Manitoba dear or. Mitchell. We thank you for sending us skates. It was Nice to get Good skates for a change. While the boys played hockey we were skating on our own Little rink we played games. Our Best players Are Leonard Gabrielle Roy Guy and Glen. Leonard looked comical with his Black Eye but it Wasny to serious. He is All right now. The Airport is very Good for hic plane to land it lands there almost every Day. We All thank you for sending us skates. Those who did t get skates got the old ones. Good Bye and Good Luck. Yours truly Frieda Hart written simply and charmingly As Only a child can writ the above letter is a thank you note for a pair of used skates from a Young girl in Nelson House to Brandon merchant and Alderman James m. Mitchell 135 nineteenth Street. But the Story should Flash Back to the beginning. J or. Mitchell and his wife Mina operate a local sporting goods store in the Winter the Mitchells accumulate a great number of used ice skates usually traded in on pairs of new skates. For one reason or another these skates cannot be re sold. They just accumulate. One Day about to years ago or. Mitchell was driving through the Griswold Reserve where a new skating rink had recently been opened. He observed that the Indian children playing there were greatly in need of skates and on his return to Brandon he polished up 30 or 40 pairs and dispatched them to Griswold immediately. Quot it s just s bit of a Hobby Quot the Alderman explained displaying half a dozen than you notes from children who had received his skates. He noted that most people arc not in a position to indulge in such a Hobby As he is Able to a with a stockpile of used skates. Quot All we do is Sharpen them up and put in new continued or. Mitchell obviously delighted with the children a notes he still held in one hand. Quot when i have a spare to minutes. I just grab a pair of old skates and get to work a he added. Autopsy follows Man. Wife death Victoria up a an autopsy will be held today to determine the cause of death of Frank Joseph Miller 66, in the City jail shortly after his wife was shot to death in the family Home. Miller died saturday shortly after he was arrested in the garage at the rear of his Home. Inside the Home police had found the body of mrs. Cleo Nyle Miller 44, in bed she had been shot through the head at Short Range. Mrs. Millers seven year old daughter from a previous marriage slept throughout the shooting and the subsequent Airest. Police in neighbouring Colwood received a Telephone Call from a Man who identified himself As Miller. Quot i have just shot my wife a the caller said. Quot the boys will find my hanging in the police rushed to the House and discovered Miller sitting on the floor of the garage with a Rifle pointed at the door. He was Semi conscious. A doctor exam ined him and found no signs he was in advanced state of intoxication or suffering from an overdose of drugs he was taken to Hospital in an ambulance. He died in jail before the arrival of a doctor summoned by a had convictions in the past for wife beating. His marriage about a year ago was the second for both. On one occasion he recalls Reading in a Winnipeg newspaper the Indian children at the Reserve near Crimley needed articles of clothing and the like. Before Long a parcel of skates was on its Way there. Or. Mitchell started sending skates to Nelson House on information from his brother Gordon. Who serves the department of Northern affairs at the health unit in the Pas. Making inspection Tours of the Northern posts of tile province Gordon Mitchell discovered that skates were required at Nelson House and notified his brother. To Date an estimated too pairs of skates have reached school children in that area in parcels return addressed Mitchells sporting goods Brandon. In a letter to or. Mitchell recently Roland g. Lame principle of the roman Catholic Day school at Nelson House paid tribute to their Benefactor Quot my pupils at first thought that they the skates had come 1 from Santa Claus. Quot i told them that you were indeed one not from the North pole but from Brandon a the children were so enthralled by the gifts they did not care where their Quot Santa lives. Mothers reported some children insisted upon sleeping beside their a a new skates. One Little girl carried her pair of skates Over her shoulder everywhere she went for a v. Eek. Quot Santa Claus Mitchell re read the children s letters smiled and reiterated a just a bit of a As tiny Tim observed. God bless us everyone first of its kind in Canada monday Dac Ambor to is the Brandon blood test project set Here the sources said exact costs for the initial project will not he known until the program has run for about a year. It will require the hiring of two additional technicians by the Sanatorium Board. By and Large the Board car Thatcher issues Yule message Regina up a text of Premier Thatcher s Christmas message at Christmas time Goodwill Friendship and Joy surround family gatherings pro Duce Happy memories that never leave us. Christmas also is a time when we Are All extremely Busy. But j not too Busy. I Hope to count our blessings and give thanks Lor them. We in Saskatchewan have i much for which to be thankful. Our province is moving Forward j and we live in the midst of plenty. Unfortunately Many parts of our world know Only privation and misery. In places the noises of War and hatred still i drown out the Christmas Mes i sages of Goodwill. We in Saskatchewan must ensure that our provinces Good Fortune is enjoyed by All of our own people. Our province and our country also must continue to play their part in working for a better world. With these thoughts in mind May i. On behalf of the government extend to All sincere wishes for a very merry Christmas and a Happy new year. First All Jet Pilot trainees receive wings Winnipeg up a fourteen pilots first to convert to All Jet training in Canada have graduated from flying training schools at Gimli Man. And at Moose jaw. Sask., the Craf training command Here announced Friday. Three danish and six Cana Dian pilots were Given wings at i Gimli while two norwegian and three Canadian pilots received their Marks at Moose jaw. The Canadian pilots have j served with the Craf for 63 weeks. Prior to the introduction of the new Tutor Jet aircraft earlier this year pilots required 78 weeks training to qualify As pilots. The danish and norwegian pilots will now return to their homelands while seven of the Canadian pilots will Complete an operational training course be fore being assigned to Cf-104 i Star fighter Jet duties with Canadas nato air division in Europe. The two other Canadian pilots 1 will be trained As instructors on the Tutor Jet Trainer the 1 Craf said. Bad Luck hits family again Vancouver up it a a Liard Luck family which moved Here from Prince Albert two years ago has Quot offered its second setback within a few months. Ray Delorme 29. A plasterer came Here with his wife Beatrice. 25, and their four children to escape persistent seasonal unemployment. A few months ago Delorme nearly lost his eyesight when Lime got into his Eves. He returned to work Only recently. Then on Friday fire ripped through the family a rented Home destroying their furniture clothing and Christmas presents there were no injuries but the family spent saturday in a Small hotel room while the salvation army provided clothing and appealed for Public assistance ii locating a new Home for the family. J. M. Mitchell new Justice department plan rapped Vancouver up the shift of some duties from the Federal Justice department will create Quot a whole nest of administrative problems a former Justice minister Davie Fulton predicted sunday. Quot the Liberal government is dividing off functions and erecting barriers against communications just when co ordination is the most pressing need in Canadian he said. Or. Fulton. My elect for the Kamloops Riding spoke to re a writers in his Motel Here before returning Home sunday. He outlined several criticisms of the Justice department reorganization that accompanied prime minister Pearson a r a b i n e t changes Friday. He suggested that or. Pearson is Quot hiring off Quot in the solicitor general s department the duties for the ramp National parole Board and penitentiaries. All three have been under Justice department supervision. Taking them away from Justice Quot invites separation with unfortunate he said. As conservative Justice minister from 1957 to 1962, he had held daily conferences with the chiefs in each of these areas and was preparing to formalize measures of co ordination at the end of his tenure As minister he said. Instead of dividing Justice functions with the solicitor general the government should reorganize the Justice department to create divisions of administration enforce in e n t and corrections he said. Winnipeg the Sanatorium i Board of Manitoba together with a Brandon service club will launch a Public health project i in Western Manitoba next year i which is regarded As being the first of its kind anywhere in i Canada the project is a Pilot Survey j designed to detect various conditions in the general Public through mass blood tests. The i tests will be conducted by the Crews of Sanatorium Board of Manitoba tuberculosis Survey j vans. Which now travel to find i new cases of to. Under the new program the vans will be supported by the i Brandon club of the associated the Brandon school District Canadian travellers a group and division offices Are still in which has equipped the physio it today thanks to an anon therapy department of the Sana ,. A a a thorium hoards Assiniboine to Swul Stephone Ca Quot a a a Lre Pital in Brandon in the past and Lia saturday night. Has also helped the Manitoba believed caused by a Ries out tuberculin tests and Chest a Ray follow ups on those showing positive skin reactions to the tuberculin. The routine work in Winnipeg. Brandon and through three Mobile units covers about 120.000 persons annually and costs some $100,000. Most Anonymous fire Call saves office of the Money is raised through Christmas seals. The new Pilot project to go into effect in and around Brandon perhaps As Early As june has had a trial run itself. Last Spring the Sanatorium Board took blood samples from 1.000 inner City Winni Eggers for diabetes detection. About one per cent of those tested were found to have the disease without knowing it. Rehabilitation Hospital in Winnipeg. As the Assiniboine Hospital functions become part of the operation of Brandon general Hospital next year the associated travellers now take on the new project which will carry preventive Public health measures Well beyond the historic role of the Sanatorium Board in to detection when the Survey vans work in the Brandon area the part of their work financed by the associated travellers will consist of a three pronged testing approach. Citizens being surveyed will be asked to donate a few drops of blood which will be sent to Winnipeg where newly developed electronic equipment will Analyse the blood Sample for blood to find victims of diabetes haemoglobin to detect sufferers from anaemia before their condition becomes clinically Evi Dent blood urea a nitrogen testing through which scientists can determine ii a persons kidneys function properly. The test results will be kept on file with the Sanatorium Board except in cases of Abnor j Mal findings. As these come to Light the patients family doctor will be notified and informed of the details found by the tests. The doctor can then take the necessary Steps to treat the conditions. The Pilot study has been officially approved by the executive of the Manitoba medical association and the provincial government. Sources close to the Sanatorium Board estimate that the test series will initially involve about 35,000 persons in Western Manitoba. Smouldering mop in a garbage can broke out in the storage Section of the building at Mctavish Avenue and eleventh Street and As a result of the telephoned alarm Brandon firemen extinguished the Blaze before it got a Good Start. Deputy chief de Polnick said sunday that the fire department would like to talk to the Man who turned the alarm in. Quot of it was t for him the inquest set on reporter Victoria car. Inquest into the death of Canadian press staff writer Vernon Lacey will be held tuesday evening Coroner Edmond Jorre de St. Lorre said saturday. It had been tentatively set for today. Lacey 23. Died of multiple injuries in a traffic Accident last tuesday. Injured in the Accident were Victoria times reporters Robert Donahue and candide Temple. Or. Donahue has been released from Hospital. Miss Temple is still in Hospital where her condition is listed As Good a eyes examined a a classes fitted a Gerald r. Dressier optometrist 23 tenth Street a 9-2020, Brandon a a a a a starts action against spa Vancouver up a Legal action has begun against Canadian Pacific airlines Over the crash of its dc-6b last july 8 which killed 52 persons. Sandor Szonyi of Whitehorse has filed suit in supreme court for damages arising from the death of mrs. Margaret Szonyi and her son Alex 7. He claims negligence on the part of i spa. The aircraft blew apart and i crashed near too mile House in the . Caribou. Another axe victim Dies Vancouver up a 13-year-old girl died sunday of severe injuries inflicted nine Days earlier when file members other family were slain. The condition of Marianne Kosberg had grown steadily worse despite surgery. Her parents Osborne and Dorothy Kosberg and three other children were slain in their Beds by a double fitted axe. A 17 year a old youth was charged with five counts of delinquency by committing murder and subsequently committed to a mental Hospital. The family a Only survivor xxx As a six month old baby. Police have said the attacker May have tried to smother the baby. Strand 131-10th St. Phone a 6-3288 a now showing a show times 2 15 a 4 20 a 6 40 a 9 00 . Watch. Quot Windfall Quot Cox to channels 5, 9, la monday ii 30 . Brought to you by Royality Oil co. Ltd. $1 1,301 j 00 ii cup 0t at i Al a 0 1 o tonight Brando n Roll Arena la n 51 8 number is $1.00 admission 15 Cash games. Extra cards 50c a 5 for $2.00 doors open at 6 30 . A games Start at 8 00 . Sponsored by the Kinsmen club of Brandon if blondes have More fun then Sweden a got to be the funniest place on Earth where natural wonders await you. Where the exhilarating air gives you a where you join in quaint local customs. A in take a a Sweden English translation Tkv Nat Perrin Bob Fisher and Arthur Perrin to a Jimmie Haskell and Quot by Dunham / Alex Gottlieb Fri i Artic a it a a to a Mimm How. My 1v4 technicolor t United artists re okie Avalon the Dovaht Lulu i in United artists recons original sound track Awe. Foe children students adults give book5 of famous players theatre tickets for Christmas whole building would have Likely gone Quot the Deputy chief a Aid. Quot we just nipped it in the incipient had the building burned All the records of both school boards might have been lost. Deputy chief Polnick said the building was equipped with an automatic alarm system that rang a Bell inside the building but was not hooked up to the fire Hall. Quot we would be interested in finding out whether the person who turned in the alarm heard the Bell ringing or whether he saw the smoke and flames a or Polnick said. The caller is asked to Contact the fire department at a 6-2664. Deputy chief Polnick said the Blaze started As a result of a mop which had been partially turned and improperly extinguished. Being placed in a garbage Container with combustible materials. He said the fire Xmas confined to some rubble and lumber in the immediate area of the garbage can. Planning hotel on Maul Island Wailuku. Hawaii it a it the county Board of supervisors has granted the can Haw resort i corp. Of Edmonton a 90-Day delay on Start of construction of a hotel at Kama Ole on Maui Island. The request was made by Steven f Predy of Calgary president of the corporation and was granted. A 90-Day Extension gives the Canadian corporation until March 31 to begin construction of the Multi million Dollar hotel. Predy said the time spent in securing a suitable feasibility study report caused the delay. The Board originally gave can Haw 120 Days or until dec. 31 to Start construction and said certain variances granted the firm deviating from the county master plan would be reinstated i if it failed to comply. From the entire staff of investors Syndicate limited l. S. Nicol division manager Ras. Pm. A 9-5607 c. P. Fitz Gerald regional manager mme a p up Pipo Lorne Dunn Dave p. Nicoll a e Gerrier Boissevain Ras. Pm. A 6-2669 Virden pm. 674 w pm. 534.4562 Tom h. Charles c. A Fawcett Chapman Earl Bartley Ros. Pm. A 6-4017 res. Pm. A 6-286 re pm. A 9-3756 g. A. Carscadden res. Pm. A 9-6738 res. Pm. A 9-5063 yes pm. A 6-2657 John Gogo m. Tapley Syndicate limited 151 8th Street a Brandon a phone a 6-7449

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