News: Humbird, Wis. Local (27 Aug. 1938)

Contact:  Crystal Wendt

Surnames: Johnson, Phillips, O’Leary, Bigelow, Schneider, Short, Sherwood, Reather, LeCaptain, Sparkes, Stuve, Brandt

----Sources: Humbird Enterprise (Humbird, Wis.) Sat., 27 Aug. 1938

Local Happenings

J. C. Johnson’s house is newly painted, Leon Phillips doing the work.

Mrs. Russel O’Leary, who has been a sufferer with asthmas and complications, is going to the Wisconsin General Hospital at Madison for examination and treatment.

Howard Bigelow was called to Altoona Monday to take the foremanship of a section, while the regular foreman is out with an extra gang.

Miss Freida Schneider, of Irvington, N. J., was a guest this week at the home of Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Short. Miss Schneider is teacher of German in one of the Irvington High Schools, a position she had held for several years. Thirteen years ago she was one of our high school faculties, and made her home with Mrs. Short party of the time she was here. Miss Short and Miss Schneider spent Monday in Eau Claire with Mrs. Donald Sherwood.

Miss Ellen Raether arrived from Idaho Sunday noon, for a short visit at home, before the opening of the university at Pocatello. Miss Raether spent part of the summer as supervisor of a girl’s camp at Post Falls, Idaho.

Principal LeCaptain and family have been at Green Bay a part of the week, attending a family reunion.

A. L. Sparkes is carrying mail on route 2 while H. A. Stuve is attending the Free Methodist conference at Chetek.

Old-timers will recall Frank Brandt, who lived in this vicinity forty years ago, and was a well-known, genial person, well-liked by all. A letter recently received from Mr. Brandt by one of his friends, tell of a sad misfortune which has befallen him, he having lost both legs above the knees. Mr. Brandt, who now lives in Hollywood, Florida, visited Humbride then years ago.



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