News: Humbird - Locals (July 9, 1932)

Contact:  Lani Bartelt

Surnames: Fowler, Ecke, Kvool, Briggs, Horkey, Weaver, Gansel, Houghton, Grush, Horrell, Babler, Lund, Bigelow, Lawrence, Blackdeer, Short, Zerbel, Stuve, Hamilton, Shrode, Campbell, Newton, Rosolack

----Sources: Humbird Enterprise Newspaper (Humbird, Wis.) July 9, 1932

Local Happenings

Mr. and Mrs. C. D. Fowler and Miss Fowler left last Saturday for a week’s stay at a cottage on Yellow Lake, near Danbury. Dudley Fowler and family of Minneapoplis are also at the cottage.

R. H. Ecke and wife drove to Plymouth last Saturday taking Mrs. Ecke’s mother home.

Mr. and Mrs. H. G. Kvool and J. K. Briggs went to Plymouth Wednesday taking the former’s little son, Jimmie, to the sanitorium for treatment. Mrs. Horkey accompanied them to help look after the little patient.

Rev. E. A. Weaver, Durand, was a caller in town Wednesday afternoon. He officiated at the burial of Mrs. Gansel at Alma Center.

Charles Houghton has gone to the old farm in Houghtonburg to spend a couple of months wth Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Grush, while Mrs. Horrell and daughters are with the family in Michigan.

John Babler returned to his home in Minneapolis Monday after few days on the farm.

M. Lund and family and H. C. Bigelow and family were at the former’s farm near Wrightsville the Fourth.

H. L. Lawrence was a business caller at Neillsville Tuesday.

The big Fourth of July celebration at Hatfield drew one of the largest crowds ever assembling there since the resort was instituted. Sunday’s progam of events was practically annulled on account of rain. The big event on the Fourth was the ball game between Black River Falls and Humbird Legion teams, resulting in a score of 10 to 7 in favor of Humbird. Jimmie Lawrence held up his reputation as a twirler, with Blackdeer as catcher. In the forenoon Neillsville defeated the Winnebago Indians in a one-sided game on a 9 to 0 score.

Dancing was enjoyed by a large number both afternoon and evening. Fairchild’s band was a ringer for music throughout the day, and received much praise from the crowds.

Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Short and Miss Caryl left Sunday morning on a trip to Madison and Oregon returning Monday evening. They attended a reunion of Mrs. Short’s family near Madison on Sunday afternoon and a reunion of Mr. Short’s family at Oregon the Fourth.

Mrs. R. J. Zerbel and Mrs. R. J. Stuve delivered a load of berries at Merrill last Friday. The last picking of strawberries was made on the Zerbe-Stuve patch Tuesday.

Mrs. Marie Hamilton left Tuesday night for Madison, to meet her daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Francis Shrode, from Eugene, Oregon. The latter are making a somewhat hurried tour of Wisconsin, and Mrs. Hamilton will accompany them to Green Bay and other places.

Guy Campbell, wife, daughters, and son, arrived last Saturday for a week’s visit with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Campbell, and sisters, Mrs. S. R. Newton and Mrs. W. M. Rosolack. Mr. Campbell continues in the employ of the Ford assembling and distribution plant,where he has held a good position since the branch was established. The plant is running full time but a wage cut ***(rest of copy cut off)



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