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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 15, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Artist may have taken own life Tuesday, February 15, 1972 THE IETHBBIDGE HERALD 13 TORONTO (CP) N'l'w of (.'iiiimliini iirlisl mation on the inysliiry .snr- j Tom Thomson he may rounding the lill? ilealh by taken his own life because THE LION IN WINTER Caesar Ihe lion siands above a cub on ihe snow-covered grounds of a game farm near Branlfoid, Onl., happy and conlent. Caesar hasn'l always been Ihis way. The star of a travelling wild wesl show that went broke, he was given a new home al the farm and has adjusted lo his relurn to nature so well he even has a girl friend. uf Ihe desperate situation in lie indicated thai the Ilnnls- which lie found himself wilh his vdlc girl "was pressing linn fiancee, Winnie Trninor. Cl'lioiiisnii) In go through with I In a copyrighted article Id be the n'an'i.'igc." published soon in Canadian lie (Fra-rr> intimated that C a m p i n magazine, Charles she was cumins up lo sec Tom Plewman, a pallbearer at and a showdown on Ihe Thomson's "backwoods neral" al Canoe Lake in Algon- i In ihe interview, he said quin Park, tells ol conversations many pinplc weren't aware with one of the artist's closest j Thomson and Miss Trninor had friends, Shannon Fn'scr. lic'cn engaged Ihi: sionmer prior "Though I was present and lo the artist's death and "had a acted as pallbearer al his (n- j relationship more intimate, than neral, I have refrained up ;o was supposed." dale from making any stale- "Shannon said that al [irsl he says Mr. Plewman, I was not al all concerned when pasl. president of the Canadian Tom failed lo return on lime" Camping Association and secre- j after having left Ihe Mowut lary of (he Toronto liwl Cross Lodge dock in his canoe for Ihe Society during Ihe Second World last lime, Mr. Plewman says in NIC arliclc. "I already have one fool in L the lire 112-year-old Mr. Mr Plewman .said in an mlerview. mw bncvv So I thought I should throw Tniiner well more light on the situation." ,vas lumil "When 1 arrived al Mowal was Algonquin Park, for a d Iwo-month slay in .Inly of 1017, Tom's body bad just been jus[ be says in the slon-. jn In Hie interview, Mr. Hew- Thomson's death in among man said the arlisl. so well Car.ce there known today for his colorful the landscapes, "made Mowal I -1B Lodge his headquarters" and I ,.'By often stayed [here. he said in the iti- Shannon Frascr. opcralor of, ..Kvcn FnlPol. chanecd the lodge, confided to Mr. Plcw- j his Ulink man lhat he Ihought Thomson i arc ,vl-ong had committed suicide because Concerning Ihe possibility of of a predicament wilh his fian Plewman saiil in cee' the article Ihal Thomson's fnm- ilv "bare ahray.s held Ihe view Ihal Tor.i was happy at Ihe lime and did not lake his own life." grant for Ukrainian village plan EDMONTON (CP) A grant of has been awarded to the Canadian Ukrainian Her- itage Village under the federal' government'.1- local initiatives program. j Tile granU one of Ihe tallest j in Canada lo a non govern- j nient group, was revealed by Allen Sulalycky. MP for Rocky Mountain and Hu Har- ries. L-iberal MP for Edmonton Slrathcona in a joint statement The pro.iecl. to provide UK) jobs in th1: Edmoulon area, in- volves [he development ol a vil- lage on a site adjncenl to Elk Island National Park of the city. The village will incor- jwrate buildings, paintings and artifacts representing the early history and contributions of the I pioneers of the West. Firing halted HONG KONG j Chinese army announced Mon- day a two day ceasefire in its shelling of the N'alionalisl-lield i Qm'lnoy Islands because of the Chinese new year. Shore batter- j ies have shelled the islands every second day since the mid-1950s. STRETCH '.f SUPERMATIC .can ilb than Our conv 1971 modek rirr. SUPER- UNHL YOU nr SEWINO CSNTRE 1 Slh SlrMI fhw. 3JWI77 or 1774111 Because when you need a truck, you d more than a truck. When you need a truck, you need it new. 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