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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 15, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta ________ Tuesday, February 15, 1972 THE tETHBRIOGE HERALD J3 Artist may have taken own life TORONTO (CP) New iiifnr-j drowning ul Canadian artist mation on Ihe tnysh'ry .snr- j Tom Thomson indicaK's he may rounding the death uy have taken his own life Ijccaiisc of Hie desperate situation in- lie indicated that the Hunls- which lie found himself with hU ville gh-l "was pressing liiin i fiancee, Winnie Trninor. (Thomson) lo go llnuugli with In a copyrighted article Id lie the i I published soon in Canadian "I! Camping magazine. Charles slu amago. (Kra-er) intimated that as coming up to see Tom Plewman, a pallbearer at and a showdown on the Thomson's "backwoods fu-! fatal week." neral" at Canoe Lake in Alg-jn- j In lhe interview, he said quin Park. Iclls of conversations many pinplc weren't aware with one of the artist's closest j Thomson and Miss Trainor had friends, Shannon Frascr. i bcrli engaged Ihe summer prior 1 lo Ihe arlist's death and "had a relationship more intimate lhan was supposed." "SlKinnnn said that at first he says Mr. Plowman, j was mil al all concerned when past-president of the Canadian I Tom failed lo return on lime" Camping Association and secre- afler having left the Mowat lary of Ihe Toronto Red Cross i Lodge dock in his canoe for Ihe Society during Ihe Second World lasl time, Mr. Plewman says in 'he article. "I already have one fool in KxKVi u-liUj the the 112-year-old Mr. I In Mr Plewman said in an uilerview. lnan "So I thought I should throw ?Jiss Trainer more light on the situation." i "Though I was present and acted as palllicarer al bis fu- neral, I have refrained up ;o date from making any slale- THE LION IN WINTER Caesar the lion stands above a cub on the snow-covered grounds of a game farm near Braniford, Ont., happy and content. Caesar hasn't always been this way. The star of a travelling wild west show that went broke, he was given a new home at the farm and has adjusted to his return to nature so well he even has a girl friend. "When 1 arrived at Mowat IjOdge. Algonquin Park, for a two-month stay in .July of 1017, Tom's body bad jus! been be says in the stoi-y. artist's canoe was found floating and his body was found after eight days Mr. Plewman says. Sir. Plewman said that just as there was no !alk of foul play in In the interview, Mr. Plew- Thomson's death in among man said the artist, so well known today for his colorful locals a! Canoe Lake, so there was no! when he revisited the landscapes, "made Mowal I in ]g2L Lodge bis headquarters" and j started often stayed there. around he said in the in- Shannon Fraser. operator of, Fraser changed I the lodge, confided to Mr. Plcw- j his storv think man that he thought Thomson i arc UTOng ....j j.. iConcerning Ihe possibility of suicide. .Mr. Plewman said in Ihe article that Thomson's fam- ily "have always held the view that Tom was happy at the time and did not take his own life." had committed suicide because of a predicament with his fian- eee. grant for Ukrainian village plan EDMONTON (CD A grant of has been awarded to the Canadian Ukrainian Her- itage Village under the federal! government'? local initiatives, i program. 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