1955 01 22
The Elk Point Farmers Bonspiel, participated in by sixteen rinks was held Friday and Saturday 'January 21 and 22. There were two events. In the Flax event, Bill Keller skipping a rink consisting of Gus Helquist, Charlie Keller and Mrs. Hellquist edged the Derwent rink of Marvin Willmer, Max Brosky, John Porcina and Clifford Willmer in an extra end thriller to win the trophy and first prize. Third went to the Aarbo rink and fourth to Bill Bartling.
In the Rye Event, McPhee of Clandonald topped Lynchuk of Derwent to end a very successful Farmers Bonspiel. All prizes were donated by the local business places.
At long last the coveted Dewberry Grand Challenge Cup has been brought to Elk Point. Our hats are off to Paul Stepa, Peter Yewchin, Jack Bidney and Tom Lambie.