1913 May 29 – Fork River
A farewell social was held last Monday in the Orange Hall to bid farewell to the Rev. H.H. and Mrs. Scrase, who left here on Tuesday for Kinosota. A nice little programme was arranged and the Sunday school children sang very nicely. A largely signed testimonial was handed to Mr. Scrase, with a well filled purse, and to Mrs. Scrase a testimonial and a gift from the Women’s Auxiliary, also testimonial and useful present from the Sunday school children. Mr. and Mrs. Scrase thanked the donors for their gifts and said that they would always remember the kind friends at Fork River. Refreshments were served at a late hour by Mr. King, Mr. Kennedy, Mrs. King, Mrs. Kennedy and Mrs. McCachren.
Mrs. Peter Ellis, having received the sad news of her father’s death, left for Dryden, Ontario, to attend the funeral.
Mrs. J. Spearing, Valley River, is visiting with Mr. F.B. Lacey, of Mowat.
C. Bradley, of Winnipegosis, passed through here on his way home, looking hale and hearty after his month’s vacation in British Colombia.
Mr. McCauley, traveling agent for the Massey-Harris Co., spent a few days among the farmers.
Miss Grace Little was a visitor to the Lake Town last week.
Walter Ketcheson, manager of the A.T. Co.’s creamery at Winnipegosis, was here installing a Babcock tester in the company’s store and intends buying the cream.
Exhibitions of stock raising is getting quite frequent on the school grounds during school hours. By all means lets have the herd laws and do away with such nuisances.
A party of surveyors are inspecting the Mossey River and other small streams in connection with a proposed power company.
Mrs. I. Humphreys and children are on a short vacation with friends at Dauphin.
W. Williams has received a consignment of calves.
S. Biggs, of the C.N.R., Dauphin, paid a short visit to the home of D.F. Wilson on the Mossey.
The sucker season is over and large quantities of gulls are about and the next on the programme will be mosquitoes. Let them buzz.
Wm. Stonehouse, municipal constable, returned after taking a trip south on business.