Bernie and Shirley Karstad ate supper with the Monks on Sunday, October 25. Joining them are Br. Pierre and Br. Basil. Bernie and Shirley have spent the summer at the Abbey farm house and will be leaving for their new condo in Saskatoon in early November.
Model of Smith barn in Leader
Fr. Lawrence DeMong and Abbot Peter admire a model of the Smith barn in Leader Oct.
17. It was built in 1914 by Mr. Smith and it was the biggest barn in North America.
It measured 128 x 400 feet and was 60 feet high. It took 32 carloads of lumber to
build and a carload and a half of nails. The barn was dismantled in 1921.