This Week In History - 11 Jan 1946

11 January 1946, Peace River Record Gazette


NAMPA, Jan. 5-L.Cpl. Cal Williams reached Eastern Canada from Overseas Dec 15. A wire was received by his mother, Mrs. Dorothy Williams, that Cal was married to Miss Lucille Jones, 205 Mary St. Hamilton, Ont., Dec 26.

Details of the wedding at a later date. District good wishes are extended to the young couple. Cal has been in the army for the past five years, spending three years overseas.

The flu epidemic has been going its rounds here. Those on the sick list recently have been Mrs. G. Craig, Dan Lahey, Mrs. Wm. Kolababa.

Sorry to learn the small daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Adam Becker, during Christmas week was admitted to the Peace River Municipal hospital.

Mrs. Albert Bell , Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Bell, Mr. and Mrs. R.H. Hawley and “Rusty” and Albert Krann attended a whist drive December 29 at the home of Mr. and Mrs. M. Whitney, Harmon Valley. It was to celebrate Mr. and Mrs. Whitney’s twentieth wedding anniversary. Albert Krann was winner of the first prize and “Rusty” Hawley consolation prize.

Dan Lahay, Mrs. Dorothy Williams, Fred Paxton, Estelle Williams, and Albert Krann were guests at the R. Hawley home New Year’s afternoon and evening.

#NampaAB #LittlePrairieDistrict #NorthernSunriseCounty #75yearsago #influenza

Our gratitude to volunteer Lois Stranaghan for her time transcribing the 1946 articles.

0 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All
  • Black Facebook Icon
  • Black Instagram Icon


9902 - 102 Avenue


© 2020 by Nampa and District Historical Society

We acknowledge that the Nampa and District Museum rests on the homeland of the many diverse First Nations and Metis people whose ancestors have walked this land since time immemorial. We are grateful to work, live and learn on the traditional territory of Treaty 8.

We are an accredited Alberta Visitor Information Provider

Thank you to our major funders