By Fred Mellen
Down Memory Lane #265
These items were taken from the May 22, 1958 issue of the Bow Island Graphic.
Bow Island – There are 15 students honoured at Gershaw graduation ceremony. They are: Audrey Angle, Natalka Didyk, Roger Henningsgard, Theodore Kolody, Wesley Lane, Joe Lyczewski, Kayla Pratt, Yvonne Pratt, Lyle Robinson, Howard Strom, Douglas Taylor, Marlene Thorson, Elsie Towle, and Francis Young.
Bow Island – Neil Schmidt, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Schmidt, was the lucky winner of the Shetland pony at the Taber Stampede.
Bow Island – The Rev. Alan S. Hunt, B.Sc., a former minister at the Bow Island United Church, has accepted a call to Gordon Memorial Church at Redcliff and will commence his duties July 1. Rev. Hunt has been spending the past few months studying at the Pacific School of Religion at Berkeley, California.
Bow Island – Louie Schmidt is a patient in Medicine Hat Hospital this week suffering from burns to his face, arms, and one leg. Louie was burned when a tar pot exploded at the oil site where he is employed.
Bow Island – The contract for the building of the new United Church has been awarded to R.A. Hofer. Construction will begin as soon as materials arrive.
Mr. and Mrs. Tarnasky (nee Phyllis Link) of Wainwright and two other people were recently involved in an accident. The car plunged over a 30-foot bank. Mr. Tarnasky is in an Edmonton hospital where he will undergo surgery on an arm. If the operation is not successful, he will have to have his arm amputated as it is paralyzed from the elbow down. Two others were slightly injured and the fourth escaped injury.
Mr. and Mrs. R. Linderman announce the engagement of their daughter, Lea Jean to Albert Sepp, son of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Sepp of Kamloops. The wedding will take place at the Good Shepard Lutheran Church in Lethbridge on June 24 at 3 o’clock.
Bow Island – Steve Roth and Roma Nicolay of Lethbridge have planned to be married on June 30 at Lethbridge.
Bow Island – Mr. and Mrs. Pete Casper are receiving congratulations on the birth of a son, Randy Lee, born at Taber Hospital on May 8.
This has been another Stroll Down Memory Lane with Old Fred Mellen.