W.A. Wells Visits: 0050.0686

CANADIAN REPRESENTATIVE VISITS CRANBROOK. – W.A. Wells Pays Annual Visit to Knights of Columbus.

            Members of the Knights of Columbus from Kimberley, Canal Flat, Chapman Camp, Lumberton and Cranbrook turned out in large numbers Friday evening last to hear W.A. Wells, special agent for the order in Canada, who is paying his annual visit to the Canadian orders from Newfoundland to Vancouver Island.  Mr. Wells reports a steady growth in the order since his last visit to Cranbrook of some seven thousand new members in 1929, making a total of over 77,000 members within the jurisdiction of the order.

            Refreshments and smokes were served at the conclusion of the meeting.

Vote Relief Money.

            At the regular business session of the council, held previous to hearing the report of Mr. Wells, the meeting voted $25.00 to the Blakeburn coal mine sufferers and $10.00 to the Santo Domingo hurricane victims.

0050.0686: W.A. Wells Visits

Special agent for the Knights of Columbus stopped in Cranbrook to give speech on his annual visits from Newfoundland to Vancoucer Island.

Medium:  Newspaper - Text
Date:  October 2, 1930
Pages:  10
Publisher:  Cranbrook Courier
Collection:  Columbia Basin Institute (0050)


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