By Fred Mellen
Down Memory Lane #225
These items were taken from the September 19, 1957 issue of the Bow Island Graphic Newspaper.
– Friends of Deanna Simmons, granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Carlson, will be pleased to know that she is now working on the Dietetic Staff at the Medicine Hat Hospital.
– Fifty-two golfers took part in the Two Ball Foursome at the Jubilee Golf Course on Sunday. Low score winners were Mrs. George Alexander and Elmer Bergh while Florence Thacker and Art Doran won the High Score prize. Low Hidden Hole went to Doug Harrington and Mrs. Ed Schindel with High Hidden Hole taken by Mrs. Clara Fraser and Bert Erickson. It was a very enjoyable afternoon.
– Connie Joy were the names chosen for the infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Cliff Gilbertson at a recent christening service held at the Zion Lutheran Church. Mr. and Mrs. Ken Babe were acting sponsors. Following the service Mr. and Mrs. Gilbertson entertained relatives and friends.
– Jeanette Lyczewski has won second place in the Provincial Competitions for her splendid 4-H Grain Club Plot. Jeanette placed first in the local competitions held here last month with an average of 90%.
– Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Annon of Lethbridge are receiving congratulations on the birth of a son, Joseph Michael, born August 30.
– Mrs. Cummins accidentally slipped and fell against a door jam which splintered. A large splinter penetrated her arm and she has been resting at home for the past few days. In her absence Mrs. W. Calder has been sub-teaching Mrs. Cummins’ class at the school.
– Mrs. George Degenstein is now on staff at the Bow Island Drugs.
– Mr. and Mrs. Ward Clark are receiving congratulations on the birth of a baby girl born at Medicine Hat on August 30.
– Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Shepard left Sunday for their home in Vancouver after spending the past few weeks here visiting friends. Mr. Shepard has sold his landholdings in the district which included his farm home to Earl Halpin in Medicine Hat. Mr. and Mrs. Ulrich will continue to live there and farm.
Winnifred News by Mrs. Bertha Annon
– Keith, the small son of Mr. and Mrs. John Harink fell and broke his arm September 2. The family was just going for a swim in the irrigation ditch when he tumbled down the bank. He was immediately taken to St. Michael’s Hospital in Lethbridge for medical attention and was allowed to come home the next day. He missed several days of school.
– Clinton Angle won a prize recently on the TV Spotlight Quiz.
– Sheila Hubka motored to Calgary with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. O. Hubka last Sunday. Sheila is enrolled at Mount Royal College this term.
– Six box cars were spotted here on Friday. This makes a total of 46 box cars that have been loaded since the beginning of the new crop year.
– Mr. and Mrs. Vern Schmeltzer moved their trailer over to the James Regan farm where Mr. Schmeltzer is employed.
That’s all for this week. This has been another Stroll Down Memory Lane with Old Fred Mellen