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London-St. Thomas Brier, 1974

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Elgin County Archives
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Date Range
1974
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2008-01
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W3 B3 F24
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Elgin County Archives
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St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds
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St. Thomas Times-Journal
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Item
Accession Number
2008-01
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
W3 B3 F24
GMD
graphic material
textual records
Date Range
1974
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 6.1 x 100 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 16.4 x 14.3 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 14.5 x 14.3 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 11 x 14.3 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 13.8 x 14.4 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 24.3 x 19.4 cm
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1 photograph : b&w ; 14.9 x 19 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 13.2 x 14.2 cm
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1 photograph : b&w ; 19 x 14.1 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 13.1 x 14.1 cm
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1 photograph : b&w ; 14.2 x 9.6 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 14.2 x 19 cm
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1 photograph : b&w ; 16.6 x 14.5 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 17.7 x 9.7 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 13.4 x 9.4 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 13.4 x 19.3 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 11.6 x 14.5 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 10.3 x 19.2 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 11.7 x 19.3 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 15.2 x 9.9 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 13.7 x 19.2 cm
12 p. textual records
Scope and Content
One black and white photograph used in St. Thomas Times-Journal article published February 9, 1974, with caption:
"Some of the 46 St. Thomas Curling Club members who are working on the London-St. Thomas Brier '74 committee are pictured above. They are wearing the official Brier '74 dress, Ontario Tartan red jackets, designed, milled and manufactured specially for the Brier at London Gardens from March 4 to 9." (24a and 24b [photograph scanned in two sections because of length])
"Dot Preston (left), Jack Rupple and Brenda Ronald model the official Brier '74 dress of the Ontario Tartan for men and women workers. The ladies shawl is worn similar to the old Scottish shoulder plaid of Lady Flora McDonald 1722." (24c)
"The ladies may add options, brilliant red jackets or vests worn by Liz Kitts (vest) and Betty Parkes (jacket). Pat Gilbert (centre) models the jacket, showing the back of the shawl which is wo[r]n like the MacDonald Lassie." (24d)
"Premier William Davis and Mrs. Davis will attend the opening of the Brier on Monday, March 4, when the premier dressed in the Brier outfit will officially open the event by delivering the first rock. The premier is shown here receiving a Brier program from George Parkes, chairman, London-St. Thomas Brier Committee." (24e)
"Lois Farley, Chairman Brier '74 dress committee and Don Anderson who assisted the committee look over the 70 orders received from the four hosting clubs: St. Thomas, Ivanhoe, London & Highland." (24f)
One black and white photograph used in St. Thomas Times-Journal article published March 2, 1974, with caption:
"Glenboro Curling Club, Glenboro, Manitoba - Left to right (front) Jack Fraser, second; Jim Thornborough, lead; (back) Don Barr, skip; Dunc Hyrich, vice." (24g)
"Kindersley Curling Club, Kindersley, Saskatchewan - Left to right (front) Rod St. John, lead; Wayne St. John, second; (back) Ron St. John, vice; Larry McGrath, skip." (24h)
"St. Laurent Curling Club, Montreal, Quebec - Left to right (front) Fred Topp, lead; Alf Berting, second; (back) Bill Ross, vice; Jim Ursel, skip." (24i)
"St. Albert Curling Club, St. Albert, Alberta - Left to right (front) Darrel Sutton, lead; Warren Hansen, second; (back) Ron Anton, vice; Hec Gervais, skip." (24j)
"Richmond Winter Club, Richmond, British Columbia - Left to right (front) Clark Winterton, lead; Gerry Peckman, second; (back) Jim Armstrong, skip; Bernie Sparkes, vice." (24k)
"Halifax Curling Club, Halifax, Nova Scotia - Left to right (front) Robert Little, lead; Tom Fetterly, second; (back) Kenneth 'Doc' Langille, vice; Barry Shearer, skip." (24l)
"St. John's Curling Club, St. John's, Newfoundland - Left to right (front) Keith Wight, lead; Doug Hudson, second; (back) Damien Ryan, vice; Fred Wight, skip." (24m)
"Charlottetown Curling Club, Charlottetown, P.E.I. - Left to right (front) Merrill Wigginton, lead; Jerry Muzika, second; (back) John Fortier, vice; Bob Dillon, skip." (24n)
"Capital Winter Club, Fredericton, New Brunswick - Left to right (front) John Cormier, lead; Shelby Palk, second; (back) Brian Mackin, vice; John Clark, skip." (24o)
"Idylwylde Golf & Curling Club, Sudbury, Ontario - Left to right (front) John Tate, lead; Bob Tate, second; (back) Frank Bell, vice; John Ross, skip." (24p)
"Scarborough Golf & Country Club, Scarborough, Ontario - Left to right (front) Ed Werenich, Second; Ron Green, lead; (back) Paul Savage, skip; Bob Thompson, vice." (24q)
One black and white photograph used in St. Thomas Times-Journal article published March 4, 1974, with caption:
"Brier church service - Pipers from Canadian Forces Base, Trenton, lead a procession of curlers down the aisle at First St. Andrew's United Church in London, Sunday evening, for the annual church service related to the Canadian Curling Association Championship. Several hundred persons attended the service at which Rev. P.J. Costello of St. Thomas assisted the host minister Rev. Alex J. Farquhar." (24r)
"Entertainment - Mrs. Anne Day, and Mrs. Daphne Ferguson were two of those providing entertainment in the form of humorous skits for guests at the Brier Ladies Luncheon sponsored by the City of St. Thomas at the St. Thomas-Elgin Memorial Community Centre, Sunday. One hundred and sixty-five persons were present for the dinner." (24s)
"Head table - Members of the head table at the Brier Ladies' Luncheon held at the St. Thomas-Elgin Memorial Community Centre, Sunday, included, from left: Mrs. Isabel Mortin, and Mrs. Sue Waite, both of St. Thomas; Mrs. Lachlin McTavish of Toronto; Mrs. Betty Parkes of St. Thomas; Mrs. D.W. Currie of Toronto; Mrs. Mary Robinson of London, Mrs. H.B. Boreham of Victoria, B.C.; St. Thomas Mayor Eber Rice; and Mrs. Dot Prestonm, of St. Thomas. Altogether, 165 guests participated in the luncheon for the wives of Bruer curlers, dignitaries and special guests." (24t)
One black and white photograph used in St. Thomas Times-Journal article published March 5, 1974, with caption:
"Eyes on the rock - Lead Darr[e]l Sutton of the undefeated Alberta rink watches his rock intently after making a shot during the first day of the Brier at London, Monday. The action occurred during the important opening match as Alberta beat the Saskatchewan rink by a score of 8-4." (24u)
"Attends opening ceremonies - Mrs. Bill Davis, left watches her husband throw the opening rock, Monday, s the Macdonald brier tankard got underway at the Gardens in London. Mrs. George Parkes, right, vice-chairman of the ladies' division of the brier committee looks on as well." (24v)
"Opening ceremonies - About 4,000 spectators were at London Gardens, Monday, for the opening ceremonies of the Canadian Curling Championships. Here the eleven participating rinks are ushered in with the pipes of the 1st Battali[o]n of the Royal Canadian Regiment." (24w)
"Shouting instruction - Ontario skip Paul Savage shouts words of instruction to his sweepers as they guide his rock towards the house in his first-round match with Prince Edward Island at the Canadian Curling Championships in London. Savage dropped a 5-4 decision to P.E.I.'s Bob Dillon and also lost his second-round game to Northern Ontario." (24x)
"Looking one over - Alberta skip Hec Gervais, left, and vice-skip Ron Anton discuss their strategy in Alberta's first-round victory over Larry McGrath's Saskatchewan rink, 8-4. Gervais also beat Prince Edward Island yesterday by a 6-3 count to remain unbeaten in the Canadian Curling Championships along with Northern Ontario and New Brunswick." (24y)
"Anticipation - Ontario Premier William Davis watches with interest as his opening rock slides down the ice during the official ceremonies prior to the start of the 45th annual Canadian Curling Championships at the Gardens in London. He received a hearty ovation from the 4,000 spectators as the rock slip into the house." (24z)
One black and white photograph used in St. Thomas Times-Journal article published March 6, 1974, with caption:
"Finger tip control - Jim Ursel, skip of the Quebec rink, displays fingertip control during the fourth draw of the London-St. Thomas Brier, Tuesday. His fingertip control has the Quebec entry into a first-place tie with Manitoba's Don Barr. Both rinks are undefeated after three matches." (25a2)
"Hard at work - Alberta's lead Darrel Sutton, left, and vice Ronald Anton guide a rock down the ice during fourth-round action at the London-St. Thomas Brier Tuesday. Despite all their efforts Alberta suffered their first loss in the encounter as they were upset 8-6 by New Brunswick in the match." (24b2)
One black and white photograph used in St. Thomas Times-Journal article published March 7, 1974, with caption:
"Familiar figure - Colin Cam[p]bell, one of three Brier trustees is a familiar figure around the London Gardens this week. Mr. Campbell, who was born in Shedden and attended school in Lawrence Station and Dutton, has been a Brier trustee since 1956." (24c2)
One black and white photograph used in St. Thomas Times-Journal article published March 8, 1974, with caption:
"In disguise - St. Thomas curler, Keith Lawes, who is filling in for New Brunswick second, Shelby Palk, added a little more confusion to the situation, as he appeared on ice wearing New Brunswick skip, John Clark's T-shirt, during action of the 1974 London-St. Thomas Brier, Thursday[.] Lawes was called in to replace Palk, who came down with a case of the red measles, Tuesday night." (24d2)
"Ontario rock heavy - Ontario's Bob Thompson, left, and Fred Wight, skip of the Newfoundland rink, engage in a sweeping match during the 10th end of their afternoon encounter, yesterday. On the shot, Paul Savage attempted to knock Wight's shot rock out of the house, and stay for a single point. The shot, however, was heavy, and did not hit the Newfoundland stone squarely, and the Ontario rock slid through the house. Newfoundland's rock slid to 12-foot ring, and they scored two points in the end." (24e2)
One black and white photograph used in St. Thomas Times-Journal article published March 9, 1974, with caption:
"Set to deliver - Alberta skip, Hec Gervais, is set to deliver a rock in yesterday's action at the London-St. Thomas Brier. Gervais' rink turned in their poorest performance of the event as they took a 13-5 drubbing at the hands of Ontario's Paul Savage rink. Also seen in the picture are Darrel Sutton, left, lead for the Alberta rink, and Warren Hansen, second for the Alberta squad." (24f2)
One black and white photograph used in St. Thomas Times-Journal article published March 11, 1974, with caption:
"Brier spectators - Watching the fnial ends of the Canadian Curling Championships at London, Saturday, were Lord and Lady Elgin, centre and Lt. Col. R.A. Karn, commanding officer of the Elgin Regiment, at left and Mrs. Karn, at right. Lord Elgin is the Honorary Colonel of the regiment, and has a special interest in the 'roaring game' which was born in Scotland." (24g2)
"Macdonald Brier Tankard winners - The Alberta rink displays the Macdonald Brier Tankard Saturday at the London Gardens. The Alberta foursome registered an 8-2 record in the six-day event to capture the silverware. Members of the championship squad, left to right, are: Hec Gervais, skip; Ron Anton, vice; Warren Hansen, second; and Darrel Sutton, lead." (24h2)
"Winning shot - Members of the Alberta rink raise their arms in victory after skip Hec Gervais made a superb take out shot on his final shot in the 12th end. Alberta's 4-2 victory over Quebec coupled with Ontario's 11-8 upset over Saskatchewan allowed the Alberta foursome to claim the Macdonald Brier Tankard without a playoff Sunday." (24i2)
"Bonspiel champions - Larry Lampman's St. Thomas entry captured the annual H.I.R.A. Limited bonspiel recently. Members of the rink, left to right, are: (seated) Lynda Herbert, lead; Sue Ferguson, vice; (standing) Larry Lampman, skip; and Bob Harris, second." (24j2)
Article, St. Thomas Times-Journal, February 9, 1974, "Colorful outfits designed specially for Canadian Brier". (W3_B3_F24a)
Articles, St. Thomas Times-Journal, March 2,1974, "Marcel DeWitte is skipping a top-rate team of ice-makers; Curling is known for sportsmanship; Qualities of a good curler". (W3_B3_F24b)
Articles, St. Thomas Times-Journal, March 2, 1974, "Parkes has credentials for Brier chairmanship; All serious curlers should know the rules". (W3_B3_F24c)
Articles, St. Thomas Times-Journal, March 2, 1974, "Brier played under DCA rules; Curling scoring system; How not to impress curlers". (W3_B3_F24d)
Articles, St. Thomas Times-Journal, March 2, 1974, "Brier will highlight Canada's best curlers; Rules cover everything". (W3_B3_F24e)
Article, St. Thomas Times-Journal, March 4,1974, "Visiting Brier ladies enjoy city-sponsored dinner". (W3_B3_F24f)
Article, St. Thomas Times-Journal, March 5, 1974, "'Ontario' entered twice in the Brier". (W3_B3_F24g)
Article, St. Thomas Times-Journal, March 5, 1974, "Paul Savage has disappointing day". (W3_B3_F24h)
Article, St. Thomas Times-Journal, March 6, 1974, "Gervais is upset by Clark". (W3_B3_F24i)
Article, St. Thomas Times-Journal, March 9, 1974, "Ontario's Paul Savage takes on role of spoiler". (W3_B3_F24j)
Article, St. Thomas Times-Journal, March 9, 1974, "Newfoundland rink posts first win". (W3_B3_F24k)
Article, St. Thomas Times-Journal, March 11, 1974, "Alberta claims Brier". (W3_B3_F24l)
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