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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - May 23, 1990, Winnipeg, Manitoba Her my Winnipeg free press May Page 2 Richard provincial editor cottagers want train Bush Road wont satisfy group by Maureen Houston a new Timber Road planned near the Lake Malachi area in Northwest Ern Ontario could improve Access for about 300 cottagers left out of Luck when train service was slashed in but members of the Winnipeg to Farlane cottage owners association say the Opportunity to use the logging Road is not nearly Good enough they want their via rail Canada service we Haven Given up on the Leslie a Lake Malachi the Road would come in a real round about so instead of hopping on the train and being there in two wed be travelling five hours by but it could be the Only thing weve Winni Eggers with cottages at the five lakes in the area have no Access to their summer getaways other than the train and an existing log Ging Road that is impassable by car although the train still travels through the it now leaves either wednesday or saturday returning Early monday it Means you can no longer go out for the weekend youre either there for the whole week or for one Alexander Kenora District Forest management supervisor Alex Clark said the Natu ral resources ministry plans to begin logging a new area of mature Timber next with a Road run Ning up Between Malachi and Rice Lake to be completed by the cottagers May want it the Road and May want to see it put in so Well look at the financial Clark adding cot Tager representatives discussed the idea at an april informational meet cottagers May be Able to share in the costs of building the extending it right to the Malachi cot Tage area and gaining ownership when logging is completed after but Alexander said there Are several obstacles to that they want us to share in the costs and we dont think we should be cause the Federal government has Cut us she if we cant have the wed like the Federal government to build us a Road we feel were entitled to it in Light of the she also said use of the new log Ging Road would Only Benefit Mala Chi and Rice Lake while people from the other three cottage areas would be left in the same the Winnipeg to Farlane association is still trying to negotiate changes in train service with via said and it is look ing to Winnipeg tory my Dorothy Dobbie for weve been ready to have a demonstration or do something in that but Dobbie keeps Assur ing us Well get something and not to make she a spokesman for Dobbie said negotiations Are but would not give any the leaders of the campers association Are feeling they May not have a lot to gain by a Public debate until Treyve exhausted All the other the spokesman but were working closely with them to get via to come to the negotiating although he said there is Little Chance of any increased Federal sub Sidy to via rail for the the spokesman said there May be ways for via to accommodate the Camp ers within its current subsidy Alexander said the number of campers out for the May Long weekend was dramatically lower this normally the train would be full of us seven or eight cars with 56 people in each this May Long there were a lot of people who we rent Down because of the Alexander said via rail now allo Cates Only 12 seats for campers on the train that was formerly called the campers with larger numbers accommodated Only with 72 hours Bob Affifee press Mamta priya sap Ana Shukla and Anuran Mehta enjoy visit with 102yearold Medicine Man Nazaier students find visit Good Medicine by Bob Lowery special to the free press visit with a 102yearold Medicine Man has proven a highlight for a group of students from India whose tour of Canada is taking them from Albertas Lake Louise to Toronto he is the oldest person Ive Ever met in my life and he was so welcoming when we entered his sap Ana Shukla said of her encounter with Medicine Man Nazaier Linklater on the Nelson House Indian the four from three Large cities about 300 Kilometres East of were Here As part of Thompsons annual operation world after being escorted to the Community school and the Medicine Lodge by Alfred Nelson House education the students arrived on the Doorstep of the revered he lives in a simple Home on a High Bank overlooking foot print Shukla said she Felt particularly at ease with Linklater because she comes from a Long line of including her an aunt arid an her father practices or Medicine and she noted that in India there Are colleges devoted to this Type of in Northern knowledge of traditional Medicine and remedies is passed from father to son and from other in Shukla much of the knowledge of traditional Medicine has been recorded in the ancient language professionals such As her father have to become proficient in sanskrit to study the traditional she engineering student Anuran Mehta of Indore said he was amazed to hear of the Many cures in slaters medicines have the Medicine mans treatments Are derived from roots and other Nazaier Linklater does not claim to have a cure for cancer in some he says his remedies have Mamta Gosalia and priya both of spoke of the elderly mans Energy and clarity of mind and his ability to still care for Mehta was surprised to Leam the Medicine Man never charges for his he noted one resident who had requested a cure for a cold from Linklater was Given a package of herbs with precise directions As to How it was to be he didst ask for a although later the recipient voluntarily gave him some Mehta the local resident said he was pretty Well cured by the next theres so much to Leam from a Man like i Only wish i could listen to him for hours with a Good Linklater Speaks and understands some but not enough to carry on a the four students left for Toronto last week with More than 100 members of Thompsons Parker collegiate choir and they were to visit Niagara Falls and see the play phantom of the opera As Well As a Toronto Blue jays baseball Wurm revived to put farm pressure on Ottawa Rural municipalities from the three Prairie provinces have decided to band together and Wurm their Way into the Federal lobbying the Western Union of Rural municipalities Wurm was Given new life last week after members from Alberta and Saskatchewan decided it was crucial to add their voices to other farm groups demanding agricultural concerns be addressed by Union of Manitoba municipalities president Manson Moir said the traditional route of forwarding resolutions to appropriate government departments no longer seems wed get Back a letter saying they look into our but that was As far As it he we Felt we should be doing but never had a vehicle for although Wurm has existed for More than a it has served primarily As a forum for discussion of Mutual municipal said municipal leaders from the Saskatchewan association of Rural municipalities and the Alberta association of municipal districts and counties will play a More Active role in Federal the Saskatchewan group is very Active in that area but in Manitoba and weve Basi Cally left it to the farm lobby he this is something extra we think we can do we need to have As Many voices As we were facing More and More farm challenges every Wurm will now Forward five Posi Tion papers to Ottawa on issues of major concern to All Rural Western the submissions Call on the Feder Al government to take action against countervailing american duties on pork and hog exports and preserve the current mandate of the Canadian wheat Wurm is also asking Ottawa to ensure the agricultural Industry does not become a Scapegoat for environmental concerns Over Pesti cide Thompson Man faces pot charge about Worth of marijuana was seized from a truck heading to Thompson on monday Thompson ramp said yesterday the drug seizure was made As part of an ongoing ramp said six bags of Mari weighing about 10 were found in the Box of a truck pulled Over about 41 Kilometres South of the truck was northbound on Highway charged with Possession of Mari Juana for the purpose of trafficking is Richard Marcel of deaths classified death of widow of Paul of Hus band of Evelyn of Elizabeth of widow of Frank of Camp husband of Jenny widower of Helen of Hus band of Mary Laurence widower of Rose Samuel of win Francis Jane of Edward husband of Frances widow of Gustaf Henry Francis of formerly of widower of Esme Vera Dorothy widow of Cecil Steven Edward Sone of Ted and Ellen Kenneth husband of Rita Florence daughter of the late and Alexander of Lac do wife of Rodney husband of Marjorie sister of Winni Peg of widow of Julius Dymytro Richard of for Merly of husband of Elise Adeline widow of Victor Margaret widow of William Leonard Patrick of new of Matthew son of Sacha Rusaw and Mike Mary Nancy wife of Joseph Maria of win formerly of widow of Louis Laurence of husband of Dorothy husband of Mary Mary of widow of Ray of widow of Ivan Janet of ont widow of Holger widower of Josephine of formerly of widow of Gordon Bertha of Winni formerly of wife of Clem of Hus band of Pearl of formerly of Sinclair sets 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