News: Humbird, Wis. Local (7 July 1934)

Contact:  Crystal Wendt

Surnames: Olson, Hart, Hemmy, Noyes, John, Hale, Sparkes, Stuve, Gibson, Beg, Moham, Watt, Delano, Fradenburg, Farnsworth, Fryer, Baumgartner, Escher, Gotenbein, Tritsch, Simons, Lawrence, Schmidt, Selz, Rorabeck, Kelsh, Perry

----Sources: Humbird Enterprise (Humbird, Clark County, Wis.) Sat., 7 July 1934

Local Happenings

Clarence Olson, Gerald Hart and Howard Hemmy went to Lake Chetek last Saturday and are reported to have brought home a fine mess of fish.

Edmund Noyes, employed by the Standard Oil Co., at Eau Claire, recently pulled down a fine promotion. Congrats, Ed.

Dr. and Mrs. R. E. Jolin, of Rice Lake, are spending the 4th with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. T. Hale.

Ralph and Henry Sparkes, who were called home by the death of their mother, left last Friday morning for their homes in Kansas City. It was thirty years since Ralph had been in Humbird yet he found some classmates and numerous old friends here.

Martin Stuve, while playing ball with the Wildcats last Sunday, batted a foul ball, which struck his forehead over the eye, cutting a gash that required a surgeon’s attention. He was taken to Dr. Gibson’s office at Fairchild for sewing. During the excitement a young lad watching the game, keeled over, and kept some of the ladies busy a few minutes bringing him out of the faint.

Mr. and Mrs. Frank Berg, Mrs. Henry Berg, Mrs. L. H. Moham, and Mrs. Wm. Watt, all from Arcadia, visited Mrs. Delano one day this week.

Mrs. Noyes, Mrs. Fradenburg, Mrs. Farnsworth and Mrs. Stuve were at Black River Falls Monday.

E. J. Fryer, wife and daughter returned Monday evening from a trip to Aberdeen, So. Dak., where they visited his sister and husband. Mrs. Eva Baumgartner accompanied them as far as Minneapolis and stayed with her sister until their return, and Mrs. Escher and family looked after the farm.

Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Gotenbein, of La Crosse, called on Mr. and Mrs. F. A. Tritsch last Thursday.

Repair crews are at work fixing town bridges and culverts since the last washouts.

A. F. Simons and H. E. Lawrence were business callers at the county seat Thursday.

Mrs. J. W. Lawrence was taken to the Krohn Clinic last Sunday for treatment for intestinal trouble. She is reported some better.

E. R. Schmidt and family, of Nekoosa, were callers in town last Saturday, on their way to Fairchild to visit relatives. Mr. Schmidt was a caller at this office and reports work well about the paper mills.

Mrs. Theresa Selz has sent to this office a bouquet of blossoms from the Duchess Apple tree. The tree has a fair crop of half grown fruit and in setting another lot of the deferred blossoming.

The government cattle buying committee will be at the town hall on Friday this week, as Wednesday was a holiday. Wednesday next week and thereafter.

J. W. Rorabeck and wife were at the Falls Saturday evening.

Mr. and Mrs. Louis Kelsh and children, of Milwaukee, were visitors last weekend with her parents and brother east of town, and also with Mr. Kelsh’s brother and family of Houghtonburg.

Clarence Perry was called to Eau Claire Monday for work with the state highway department.

Our folks celebrated the National Holiday at Hatfield, Osseo and Blair. Some joined in picnic groups and other families entertained. A cool day and threatening showers kept many at home.

The Wildcats lost the game last Sunday with **Rest cut off. ***



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