1911 May 25 – Census Enumerators Here Today
The census enumerators under Commissioner H.P. Nicholson meet here today (Thursday) to receive instructions, so as o be able to commence their work on June 1st. In most of the districts set aside for the enumerators it is thought that they can complete the work in about three weeks time.
1911 May 25 – Fire at Fork River
During the brush fires in the vicinity of Fork River last week, Wm. Williams, who operates a sawmill at that point was a heavy loser. He had his stables, engine room and a number of saw logs burned.
Mr. G.M. Littler, B.A., is a visiting Dauphin on business this week. He held service at Sifton, Sunday 21st.
Mr. McLeod of Winnipeg is busy buying a car of potatoes from the farmers and is paying 25 and 30 cents in trade and consider they are doing the farmer a favour at that price.
Mr. A Roe is able to move around again but unable to work.
The Armstrong Trading Co. has put in an excellent refrigerator. We are unable to say whether it is to keep the store or stove cool as both of them are little on the warm side sometimes.
The ratepayers of Fork River believe the time has come to remove the school into the village as over two-thirds of the scholars come from the south, those that want it should get busy and keep an eye on the bird of paradise.
Our municipal clerk is taking a day off grafting his fruit trees he does his grafting openly. We don’t know when the others do it as we never had an itemized account for three years.
Mr. Joe Lockhart’s sale on the 15th, was a success, considering the busy time. Stock brought a good price; the record price was 60 cents cash for 70 hens. Who says poultry don’t pay.
Council meeting at Fork River on Tuesday, May 30th.