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Dauphin Herald (Newspaper) - August 13, 1980, Dauphin, Manitoba
He % a. Ltd a a a a Quot a legislative Library &�?�,5ss. Pc c�0 of business one year water Consumers benefiting by Jane Bisbee after a year in business the Dauphin Market place does not seem to have had a bad effect for most of the businesses in Dauphin. Just about everybody agrees the mall has helped draw business to the entire town from a larger area benefiting almost All merchants. But the president of the downtown merchants association does not feel the development of two shopping areas in the town was a Good idea. Bill Tosto Wasyk says he is not speaking for everyone but feels the towns shopping facilities have been greatly overbuilt. He says the Lack of Industry in the town and the Large population Over the age of 50 Means there is not the kind of spending in town that can continue to support the doubling of retail space in Dauphin. A a it a not a growing town a a he says. President of the marketplace merchants association Dwight Eby says business at the mall is very Good. One thing very pleasing to the merchants he says is the fact that 12 stores opened last aug. 15 and the mall now has Over 25 shops and ser he says the merchants at the mall All seem to be in healthy shape As Well with most meeting their projected figures. If a business is under he says it is not enough to affect them adversely. Tost Waryk says he has been looking at other communities where malls have eventually caused Many other businesses in town to go bankrupt As Well As bankruptcies in the malls themselves. He says he has never seen As Many different discount sales As in Dauphin during the last year. Merchants cannot continue to operate if they do not cover the costs of operating he says. While sales May be great for Consumers he noted they will have to pay eventually. Mayor Andy Newton says the mall has been a Good for our Community As Well As others a a since business that once went to the larger Cen tres of Brandon Portage and Winnipeg is now coming Here. He says As a businessman downtown the mall has shifted business a bit but this has resulted in the downtown merchants working harder to keep the shoppers downtown or to attract turn to Page 5 Lily in . For Home coming Grandview celebrated its 80th anniversary and the Dauphin Herald was there with pen and camera. Among those a a Home for the weekend was Canada s first lady Lily Schreyer on Page 8. Not All volunteers receive payment not All volunteers at Dauphin general Hospital received cheques for their services. People who had relatives in the Hospital during the recent strike were treated differently on Page 2. Ste. Rose tops Frisbee championship Ste. Rose boys dominated the Manitoba Frisbee throwing championships. One is even going to the Cne in Toronto on Page 12. Belt pm Little Gordie Fitzpatrick 6, consistently gets the Bat on the Ball. Unfortunately for other Quot batters facing Gordie s dad Pat the Ball sometimes comes a Little faster when Pat is pitching in a game. Molson canadians have advanced to the Dauphin finals on Page 23. A reps find every Day Busy a reps like the people whom they serve Don t watch the clock when they go to work. Kevin Yaworski is one such a rep on Page 25. The of Flam vol. 84. No. 33 Dauphin Man. Wednesday August 13, 1980 10 cents vice principal resigns position Bill Mesanko Vic principal of the Dauphin regional comprehensive secondary school has accepted a position As principal of a new school in Spruce Grove Alberta. Mesanko who has been vice principal at the dress for four years will begin the new position this fall. Spruce Grove is located 11 Miles West of Edmonton. Mesanko says the new turn to Page 5 Bill Mesanko Park t officials look at braver control a work Crew May be established to control beavers on private and Crown land As the result of recommendations made to provincial and Federal governments by a task Force says Angus Mclean assistant superintendent of Riding Mountain National Park. The task Force was made up of representatives from Parks Canada and the provincial government and studied beavers six ten Miles outside the Park. The recommendations it made have been accepted by the Federal government and a reply from the provincial a government is forthcoming says Mclean. A professor from Brandon University Richard rounds has also recently completed a study of the effects of beavers outside the Park. Mclean says that they Are preparing a Beaver management plan for the Park which will be ready for next Spring. A a it a a Little premature to say what it is about now a he says a but it will Center on what we do about beavers in the a the plan will involve How we Are going to Survey Beaver estimate the population where they Are what a hap1 pening to them and How to handle beavers if a certain Type of situation arises a says Mclean. A it will also include what to do with beavers on the Boundary of the Park and their effects on people surrounding the turn to Page 5 churches at Odds following crusade by Dave Ramsay a dispute Between Church groups has Arisen out of the Lund Strom crusade. The dispute involves the United Church and the organizers of follow up Bible classes conducted after the Lund Strom crusade visited Dauphin. About 700 people a came Forward during the crusade. Of those about 400 participated in the classes which have since been completed. The dispute involved the United Church members who took part in the classes. Earlier this summer the United Church asked crusade organizers for a list of names of people who took part in the classes. Churches that participated in the crusade from its beginning were Given the names. However the request by the United Church which did not participate in the crusade was not granted. Rev. Jack Mclachlan of the United Church says he was amazed the names weren to forwarded to the Church after the requests. He says five or turn to Page 5 a a a mme a a my Zirka dancers in rehearsal monday night the Little Star is rising i a o to the Zirka dancers of Dauphin leave today a a Mil Vici m a on a trip to Rochester new York to perform at a ukrainian festival of arts and crafts. Robert Afichuk director of the troupe says the trip has been planned for Over a year and funding for the trip has been raised through donations Raffles bake sales and other activities. To . Practice for the performance has been go 1 ing on All year and for the month of july the 1 members of the troupe have been practising a three hours a night every night of the week. A a Complete contingent from the troupe 45 i dancers and five orchestra members will Fly a to new York today and will return next week. I
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