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Mellen submits 200th Down Memory Lane

Posted on April 7, 2015 by 40 Mile Commentator

By Fred Mellen
These items were taken from the June 27, 2957 issue of the Bow Island Graphic Newspaper.
Foremost – Henry Kultgen, one time resident of Foremost, died in Lethbridge on Tuesday. Sympathy of the community is extended to the family.
– The Elks Lodge here won the Silver Cup at the Convention of Alberta Elks, for community service. They own the property of the Elks Park, even where the Stampede corrals are situated, although these belong to the community. They keep the ball-diamond and the park grounds up and have a long term program whereby they will plant trees around the grounds. This entails a lot of work and they receive no remuneration for any of it. They gave a large donation to the community hall, support the cancer fund, Boy Scouts, Red Cross with worthwhile donations and perform other community services. It is for these services that they won this Cup for which they are justly proud.
– Mr. and Mrs. Fred Enns of Foremost were Bow Island visitors on Monday evening.
Bow Island – Eva Phillips graduated Mount Royal College this month. Her mother Mrs. Clara Phillips and her sister Ethel Mae Herbert of Lethbridge went to Calgary for the Graduation Exercises.
– Mr. and Mrs. Bert Kimmitt and family of Lethbridge visited here with Mrs. Kimmitt’s father Mr. A. Gyorfi Sr. and also Mrs. Gyorfi at the Medicine Hat Hospital on Sunday.
Adverts: Bank of Montreal – William Townsend, Manager
Bow Island Auction Mart – Vern Zacher
For Sale – 26×28 Truck-Car-Garage complete with Barrie Doors, asphalt shingles, and is moveable and reasonably priced – contact Bert Knibbs at Bow Island Hardware or phone 135.
Custom Baling Wanted – Write Russel Scratch, Box 170, Foremost or phone Jack Look, R224, Foremost. Early inquiries appreciated. Will take grain or cattle as part payment.
These next items were taken from the July 11, 1957 Graphic Newspaper.
Bow Island – Mr. and Mrs. Grant Whitney and Murray left for Kalispell and then will go to Lacombe to visit with their daughter before coming back to Bow Island.
– Mr. and Mrs. Carl Hoel and Mr. and Mrs. Ernest White motored to Calgary to see the Stampede Parade.
– Walter Wallwork and Walter Egan attended a machinery show in Saskatoon last week. Mrs. Wallwork visited in Lethbridge with her daughter Mrs. Jack McDonald and family.
– Miss Minnie Sevalrud visited friends in Champion and Lethbridge for a few days recently.
– Engagement Announced – Mr. and Mrs. Haskell Jenkins of Bow Island wish to announce the engagement of their youngest daughter, Margaret Joyce to Clifford Savoie of St. George, N.B. The wedding will take place in the RCAF Roman Catholic Chapel, Station Namao, Saturday July 20 at 2 p.m.
That’s all I have room for this week. This has been another Stroll Down Memory Lane with Old Fred Mellen.

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