----Source: Humbird Enterprise Date: 9-16-1911
Mrs. Houstrader, whose home is in Montana, is a visitor at the home of her brother H. D. Head east of town. She came here Thursday from Seymour.
Gardner McClaflin, wife and son, of Watertown, S. D., were visitors with his sister Mrs. C. H. Creviston over Sunday. They went to Granton Monday.
S. H. Jones was at the county seat on business Tuesday. Mr. Johnes expects to leave the latter part of October for his claim in South Dakota, and it is probable that Mrs. Jones will accompany him and spend part of the winter there.
Hiram Crandell and his wife who were here attending the Crandell family reunion, returned to their home at Downing Tuesday. J. G. Crandell and wife left Wednesday for Antigo, where they will remain for a short while. They will make stops at Downing, Spring Valley, and Brookville, which was their former home, and also at different points in Minnesota before leaving for the west.
Thos Sliter returned from his vacation Sunday to resume his position as night operator here but Monday was called to St. Paul to take the telegraphers' examination, and has been appointed agent at Solon Springs.
J. C. Taft, all the old settlers in this part of the state knew Joe Taft especially in the days when he was teaming between the Falls and Augusta, re-visited Humbird the last of last week and first of this and was entertained at the home of C. B. Travis, Esq. Mr. Taft lived in Humbird twenty-eight years ago following the trade of wagonmaker. His home is now at Tacoma, Wash., where is is comfortably situate and enjoying all of life that his 67 years will permit. Mr. Taft and Mr. Travis became acquainted while serving in the army at Nashville, Tenn., which friendship was renewed when both came here after the close of the war, and was soon after cemented for life by Mr. Taft's marriage to a cousin of Mr. Travis's. Mr. Taft left Tuesday on a trip that will take in Oneida, N. Y., - his boyhood home - New York City, Boston, and the little city which was his birthplace in New Hampshire. He will be gone about six weeks and expects to stop again for a while in Humbird before returning home.
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