Does the mask you are being asked to wear cause you discomfort? Does it chaff your nose and prevent you from breathing freely? Winkler area resident Frank F (last name being withheld to prevent hate mail from vaxxers) has come up with a solution. In a recent interview with Spottschreft Mr. F indicated “the simplest solution is often the best solution” and according to Mr. F he has devised a new mask that addresses all the comfort issues related to traditional masks. He is calling the mask the W95 (the W identifying it as having been make locally in Winkler). Mr. F indicated that he will be producing the masks in his backyard workshop and is hopeful they will be on retailers shelves by early next week. Mr. F indicated he is hoping retailers will put his new mask right next to their display of Ivermectin and other pandemic supplies for ease of shopping.
Mr. F declined to be photographed. The photo below is a prototype of the W95 worn by an actor not a real person.
During a recent trip to Winnipeg, Rebecca Hamm who lives in the Village of Neubergthal, made an amazing discovery.
Wonder Oil is still on the market.
Gone is the rectangular glass bottle with the black metal screw top and the iconic cardboard box, but Wonder Oil still exists.
Hamm, who is now 61, fondly remembers her grandmother Tina Wiebe (one her mother’s side of the family) who always kept a bottle or two of Wonder Oil on hand for emergencies.
“During family gatherings when it was crowded and all the kids were running around someone would always end up bumping their head or their shin”, says Hamm, . “That’s when gramma would go in the closet and bring out the Wonder Oil and apply it to the injured area and pretty soon the games were on again”.
Not knowing when she would run across Wonder Oil again Hamm bought four bottles.
Although it is no longer recommended for internal use, as was the case with the original Wonder Oil, its other claims are still much the same. According to Hamm the Wonder Oil currently available smells a little different than it used to, “it has more clove oil in it than it used to”.
HASKETT Mb – After several unsuccessful attempts area farmer Albert Friesen was elected as Councillor for the south ward in the Rural Municipality of Stantly.
Friesen had stood for election four times previously without success.
In a recent interview with Spottschreft, Friesen indicated that in his past attempts he had tried to convince voters he was the right choice by outlining his accomplishments and stressing his leadership abilities. According to Friesen, none of that seemed to matter to voters.
When asked what he had done differently during the most recent election campaign Friesen indicated that he had tried to pattern his campaign on the approach taken by Donald Trump, the US President elect. When pressed for specifics Friesen stated: “I came up with a really catchy slogan and apart from the slogan I just talked about generalities”.
The slogan that propelled Friesen info office was, “No good reason to not vote for Friesen”.
Friesen who garnered 27 votes outdistanced his opponent, Wilf Penner, by 11 votes.
Penner was not available for comment but his agent Gord Warkentin expressed some concerns: “Our exit polls indicated that there were an awful lot of Friesens voting in this election.”
A recent post by the Daily Bonnet which depicted a young woman with bare arms, claimed that American Mennonites who dress in that manner are simply exercising their right under the 2nd Amendment.
However not all Mennonites are in agreement.
Elder Peter Siemens, head of the Sommerfelder Church in Bolivia was quick to react. “I think it is shameful, bare arms, no head covering and smiling yet even,” said Siemens.
When asked if he felt that the photo in the Daily Bonnet could have a potential negative influence on his congregation in Bolivia Siemens indicated that was unlikely, “We don’t have the Internet here and we are not planning on getting it either so the chances of anyone down here seeing that are remote”.
When asked about his understanding of how the Internet worked Siemens said, “I saw it once when I was in Asuncion, Paraguay and it was not good, not good.”
Siemens went on to say that he will do whatever he can to protect his congregation from the Internet and other similar modern evil influences. He concluded with, “We did not leave Canada to go to Mexico, and then on to Paraguay and finally to Bolivia only to let that happen to us.”
The interview with Siemens was conducted via cell phone.