The progress of Abiel Smith (right) in forwarding the puck is impeded by the presence of a stick under his rib cage. It belongs to Gerald Coates, a forward with the Bear Cove Flyers. Smith’s team, Mary Brown’s Braves, however, went on to post a 5-4 victory on Friday night in action from the Straits Intermediate Hockey League. Play in the league, which consists of teams from the Straits and St. Anthony areas, resumes on Friday with the Green Island Brook twins taking on the Bartlett’s Harbour Falcons at the Olympia. Game time is 8 p.m.
Pleman Perry of Daniel’s Harbour stands amidst the ruins of his store, which was destroyed by fire last Sunday morning. Mr. Perry, who believes the fire was set deliberately, estimates his loss at $50,000. He shared the store and gear stored there with his father.
A first year player in the St. Anthony minor hockey system, Mark Cull receives a helping hand in getting his legs in motion during Saturday’s practice session. The novice player relied on the steadying influence of Sheldon Sexton to give him some guidance.
The men who have fought on Newfoundland’s and Canada’s behalf in various global conflicts were honored during Remembrance Day ceremonies at St. Anthony and Port Saunders on Friday. In St. Anthony, members of the 774 St. Anthony Lions Air Cadet Squadron accompanied Legionnaires, boy scouts, and the Leif Eriksson Sea Cadet Squadron of Gunners Cove into the St. Anthony United Church. Wreaths and flags were laid at the altar by several local organizations and individuals.
As Ricky Rumbolt displays his model of a pterodactyl, his mother keeps an eye on the rest of the collection. The 10-year-old Port au Choix resident learned to make the models in school and has continued the craft as a hobby.
As these grade eight and nine students at Pistolet Bay All-Grade School in Raleigh surround the newest addition to their school, they can be assured that their part to raise funds for the computer were successful. This state-of-the-art Tandy 1000XS computer is the product of a joint venture between students, the local business community and individuals who raised the first down payment for the $3,700 price tag. Donations were received from Raleigh and St. Anthony businesses and individuals, while students from grades six to nine staged a wake-a-thon which raised from $600. Another fundraiser will take place in early spring to provide a second payment. The 640K computer is equipped with a color monitor, printer, memory bank software.