1911 Aug 3 – Fork River
Mr. and Mrs. T.N. Briggs were visitors tot he Brandon fair last week.
Arthur Hodgson has been transferred to the Hudson Bay post at Lesser Slave Lake. We wish him success.
Geo. Williams and family of Dauphin have taken the Stacey farm.
The Armstrong Trading Co. are brightening up their buildings here with a coat of paint. This is quite an improvement and adds greatly to the appearance of the town.
Wm. Williams is busy these days rafting lumber from his limits across the lake to his planer at Fork. There will soon be plenty of lumber for building purposes.
Mr. R. Roe and Mr. Venable are building dwelling houses and F. Cooper’s barn is about completed.
D.F. Wilson has imported a fine register Galloway bull to head his herd. The animal was purchased from the McCrae herd of Guelph, Ont., and carried off second prize at the Winnipeg exhibition.
The social recently held at the home of W. King, was a very pleasant affair. The evening was spent enjoyably in songs, recitations and games. The event of the evening was the presenting of the poets with twins and the christening of Jehoshaphat. After supper dancing was indulged in until the see small hours of the morning.