News: Humbird, Wis. Local (20 April 1940)

Contact:  Crystal Wendt

Sunrames: Stallard, Short, Schwarz, Fisher, Gassar, Weidler, Michael, Waters, Darling, Kubarra, Bemis, Miller, Falk, Lastofka, Schmit, Fowler, Smith, Slock, Noyes

----Sources: Humbird Enterprise (Humbird, Wis.) Sat., 20 April 1940

Local Happenings

Mr. and Mrs. A. V. Stallard and baby daughter, of Eau Claire, spent Sunday with his mother.

The Ladies Aid Society will hold a food sale this week Saturday at A. W. Short’s store, starting at 10 o’clock. Get something good for your Sunday dinner.

The Hunter portable saw mill outfit from Cataract, has been making a big run on custom work at the Kelsh & Bemis shop this week. An extra fine lot of logs have been brought in for the sawing, and some fine clear pine boards have come from the saw.

Dr. and Mrs. S. G. Schwarz left early last Thursday morning on an auto trip to Hinsdale, Ill., where they spent a day with their son Robert and family. From there they went to Battle Creek, Mich., to visit a friend, Mrs. Fisher, who is ill at the sanatorium. On their return they stopped at Baraboo. There they visited at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Gassar, and also called on a medical college classmate of the doctor’s Dr. Farnsworth, in that city. Dr. Schwarz reports that they got into a belated snow storm in Illinois and Michigan and cold weather.

Rev. V. D. Weidler and John Michael as delegate, expect to leave Monday for Sheboygan, to attend the North Wisconsin Synod of the Evangelical and Reformed Church. The sessions continue for three days. This new synod of the merged churches, which was organized at Neenah last May, consists of 85 congregations in Wisconsin and northern Michigan having a membership of about 18,000. Several prominent speakers are on the program.

Wayland Waters is spending a week at home, being the U spring recess.


This Thursday evening, the third of the citizenship meetings will be held at the town hall, at 8 o’clock. The two supervising teachers of the county, Miss Ada Smith, and Louis R. Slock, will be the speakers, and the subject will be, "Citizenship Day; and the Responsibilities of Citizenship." Motion pictures will be shown. There should be a large attendance. These meetings are free, and there is no politics whatsoever mixed into them. Prin. Noyes is in charge of the arrangements.

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Humbird has a large representation at the Krohn Hospital. Three patients were taken there the last of the week, Mrs. Merrill Darling for a major operation; and Miss Wilma Kubarra and little Miss Eileen Bemis, each for an appendicitis operation. All are reported recovering nicely.

Fred Miller and his brother Henry, of Waterloo, have rented the theatre at Waterloo, and have contracted for the erection of a large pavilion at Hatfield. The new building will cost $10,000.

An exchange of places of residence was made Wednesday by Kermit Falk and George Lastofka. Mr. Falk and family, who have been in the hotel and tavern since last July, moved into the E. R. Schmit house, and Mr. Lastofka and family are back in their old place in the hotel.

Mrs. W. O. Fowler, of Elizabeth, N. J., spent part of last week with Mrs. Fowler and Miss Alice. Mrs. Fowler was called from the east to her former home in Chicago by the death of a sister, the second sister to pass away since the holidays. She came to Humbird to spent a few days with Mr. Fowler’s mother and sister.



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