Today in the Dauphin Herald – Sep 11 – 1913

1913 Sep 11 – A Cucumber Freak

A cucumber entirely filling the inside of a bottle with a narrow neck is on exhibition at the Dauphin Pharmacy and is regarded as quite a curiosity. The cucumber was grown by WM. Murray, but how he got it through the narrow neck of the bottle is a problem not yet exhibited nor is Mr. M. willing to reveal this secret.

1913 Sep 11 – Fork River

I.F. Hafenbrak and Chas. Steen, of Dauphin, were visitors to the farm of Frank Hafenbrak last week between trains.
Mrs. Bert Cooper and family have taken a short vacation to Winnipegosis.
Geo. Lampard, of Dauphin, was out among the farmers and secured a car of cattle and hogs for shipment.
We are informed that some of our sportsmen are taking lessons in automobile driving. The victim went south on a flat car. There’s nothing like sport. It comes high sometimes but we must have it.
Mr. Wood, post office inspector, of Winnipeg, visited Postmaster Kennedy and found everything in good shape in the office.
Mrs. Chapman and daughter, of Winnipeg, are spending a short time with her brother, W. Coultas, on the Fork.
The annual harvest service will be held in All Saints’ English Church on Sunday, September the 31st, at 3 o’clock in the afternoon. All are invited to attend this annual thanksgiving service.
Harvesting is in full swing and bumper crops are looked for by all buy may not materialize in every case.

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