1915 Oct 21 – Leveson-Gower – Lacey
A quiet home wedding took place at Oak Brae (Fork River) on Wednesday, the 20th inst., when Mr. Sidney Leveson-Gower was united in marriage to Miss Charlotte Hendy, daughter of Mr. F.B. Lacey. Rev. R.E. Spence, of Dauphin, performed the ceremony. The bridesmaid was Miss Harriest Lacey and the groomsman, Mr. Garnet E. Lacey, Miss Ada Steckley played the wedding march. The happy couple will spend the honeymoon at Dauphin with friends.
1915 Oct 21 – Fork River
Mr. Geo. Phillips, traveller for a store from Winnipeg, spent a day here taking orders from the store. George is one of the old-timers.
Mr. Camur, of the Fork River Mercantile Co., left for Winnipeg with a carload of cattle. Another buyer left with a car of stock for the west.
Ben Warshosky has received another car of Western horse flesh.
Sergant Jack Angus spent the week-end with friends on his way from Winnipegosis to Sewell. The social evening in honour of the boys at Winnipegosis was a great success. We were glad to se the boys as they passed through on their return to Sewell Camp. The Fork Rive boys have returned to Sewell; yes, and what about their send off. Comment is unnecessary.
Mr. F.B. Lacey, reeve, was a Winnipegosis visitor lately.
The winter will soon be on us and the sidewalk on Main Street to the post office is not finished. It will be another case of mud and slush in the spring if something is not soon done. The only thing we are sure of in this municipality is our [1 line missing].
Judging from the weekly consignments of fruit arriving here lately the King’s fruit store seems to get rid of it in short order, which goes to show the service is appreciated by the public.
Harry Grenon, of Winnipegosis, is spending a few days here at the elevator looking after the A.T. Company’s interest.
Sid Gower is spending a few days with Mr. Lacey on the Mossey River.
Threshing is going ahead with all speed. The returns are reported large.
1915 Oct 21 – Winnipegosis
Miss Dolly Geekie and Miss Ena Fredickson returned on Monday from a week’s visit to friends in Winnipeg.
Miss Sarah Stevenson, of Red Deer point, is spending a few days in town.
Sergeant Angus and Privates Jim Taylor and Charley Bickle spent a few days with friends on leave of absence.
The ten-cent tea at the home of Mrs. D. Kennedy was well attended and the proceeds amounted to $10.50.
The council met as a Court of Revision in the Council Chambers on Thursday, the 14th inst., and all protests were dealt with in due order.
There are quite a number of vacant houses in town now as most of the fishermen have gone up the like for the winter fishing.
Geo. Bulter, of Waterhen, spent Saturday in town.
Geo. Adams and Mr. Loire were business visitors in town for the week-end.
The good Samaritan, Thos. Toye, not only keeps our lighthouse shedding their welcome rays but is also a friend in need to animals in difficulty on the prairie. He lifted an old white horse who was down and out on Sunday and sure saved it from slow starvation. The Sunday before he received a party of young people whose boat drifted and grounded close to the lighthouse.
Jas. McInnes returned Sunday from a trip up the lake.
Dr. Medd returned Monday from a trip to Shoal River.
The young ladies of the town are busy these days making toffee for the soldier boys who left here and joined the 79th.
Mr. Peach, inspector of schools, arrived in town on Monday for a few days.
Thomas Ramsay, of Sifton, spent Monday in town and reports things very quiet in the southern town.
D.G. McCaulay shipped a car of cattle to Winnipeg on Wednesday.
Eddie Chermok’s new store is quickly nearing completion and will be ready for the stock in a few days.
Provincial Constable Wait, of Dauphin, was in town for a few days on business.
There was a potato grown on the lake shore at Red Deer point which measured 12 inches long and 3 inches in circumference. This is the country to prow potatoes.
Harry Grenon has been at Fork River the past few days weighing in the grain off the Company farms.
Don’t forget the masquerade ball in the Rex Hall on Friday, the 22nd October, or you will miss the time of your life. Tickets on sale at D. Kennedy’s or at C. Burrell’s barber shop.