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Boissevain Hockey Team, 1909-1910 winners of the S.W.M.A.H.A. and South­ ern Saskatchewan A. H. A. Lleft to right, back row: (Executive) Wm. Knox, Geo. Aitkens, Alex Fletcher, A. R. Welch, John Taylor.

2nd row: Ralph Hicks, Spike Clendenning, Heck McKinnon, Lochie McKinnon. 3rd row: Lee Todd, Harry Dunn, Howard Ringer, Russ Stone

Jack Elliott in his "bandwagon," a closed-in wagon box drawn by a double team of horses. The return trip was completed the same night. On the first team were Bob Cantlon, Tom Hyslop, restaura­ teur; Jack Hamilton, clerk in Baine's store; Jim Miller, clerk in McLaren's, Chas. James, Globe office; Bert Poyle, laborer; Will McKnight, postmaster; Harry Chapman, bartender of Queen's Hotel; Tom Brodie, grain buyer; Jim Steele and 1. Among those who participated later were Harry Dunn, Dr. Graham, Jack Campbell, teacher; Geo. Aitkens, Russel Stone and H. J. Stevenson.


Recently I had the pleasure of renewing the acquaintance of Mr. Ingo, uncle of Ed Dow, who reminded me that I had given him my name badge in 1890 when a Winnipeg travelling team played in Boissevain. Chas. James used to print personal badges for each player. The gala day ended with a concert in McEwen's hall.

C. C. Musgrove


Boissevain and district have always been keen followers and supporters of hockey through the years, and we are sorry to say