Spirit River Quiz VIII: Guts and Glory

As with Quiz VII, Quiz VIII is all about stories you’ve read on Town Spirit!  If you’ve been keeping up with the blog, this should be a snap.  It’s all about people from Spirit River and area who have got guts and found glory!

1.  What Spirit River veteran of WWI received the Victoria Cross for his extraordinary bravery during the Battle of the Somme?

2. A local man went on to become an Archbishop, much-loved throughout the world.  Who is he?

3.  What well-respected former Spirit River mayor had the province on his side when he faced extradition to the U.S. to serve time for train robbery and jail breaking?

4. Which Northern explorer was asked to leave Spirit River and take his disruptive dogsled team with him?

5.  Who was the local rancher who sailed around the world in a trawler yacht?

You have a few days to puzzle them out before the answers are given!

Want to write your own Spirit River and area quiz?  Do it!  Send it to townspirit@hotmail.com

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