News: Humbird, Wis. Local (8 June 1935)

Contact:  Crystal Wendt

Surnames: Hammerly, Baumgartner, Miller, Johnson, Freeman, Wells, Simons, Stanley, Jenswold, Escher, Stuve, Kelsh, Dignin, Houghton, Trachsel, Calway, Hart, Bone, Le Captain, Crandell, Willman, Kvool, Grimshaw, Fradenburg, Maxon, Keeler, Bryner, Wilding, Noyes, Finnegan, Horel, Bleiler, Nelson, Schwarz

----Sources: Humbird Enterprise (Humbird, Clark County, Wis.) Sat., 8 June 1935

Local Happenings

Henry Hammerly, whose home is at Cando, N. D., a cousin of M. B. Baumgartner, was a visitor here last Thursday. Mr. Hammerly is employed at the St. Paul office of the federal feed and seed administration.

Albert Miller and wife, of Durand, spent Memorial Day with relatives and friends here. Mr. Miller reports that his brother Guy, who is treasurer of Pepin County, is having a successful term thus far in the office.

A new Greyhound bus schedule became effective May 28. West bound bus is due at 7:41 p.m; the eastbound remains at the same time, 4:32 a.m.

J. C. Johnson resumed this work as foreman on the section last Saturday.

Earl Freeman, of St. Paul, and Mr. Wells, of Madison, were brief callers here on Memorial Day. Mr. Freeman is a son of E. A. Freeman, merchant here forty years, now residing in Centralia, Wash. Mr. Wells is a member of the family of Wells, pioneer hardware merchants. The late F. J. Simons was engaged as tinner in their store in the early ‘70s. Mr. Freeman and Mr. Wells found a number of friends amongst the older residents of their visit here.

Geo. Stanley and wife was down from Altoona last Thursday.

Walter Jenswold has accepted a position with the Gamble Stores. Walter left for Minneapolis where he will be employed, the day after commencement.

Mrs. Minnie Escher and Mrs. R. J. Stuve are driving new cars.

Marjorie Kelsh is helping in the bakery at Neillsville during the summer vacation.

M. C. Dignin and family, of Neillsville, spent Memorial Day with their relatives.

Myron Wilding of Neillsville was a caller at this office last Friday. He was accompanied by his grandson.

Mrs. C. J. Noyes was confined to her bed with an attack of rheumatism the past week.

Misses Helen and Phyllis Stuve, students of Wessington Springs, S. D., college, returned home last week for the summer vacation.

Two fast trains were put on the Omaha Line Sunday - the Viking Mountaineer. The eastbound train passed by at 11:10 a.m., and the west bound at 3:01 p.m. No. 8 is changed to 11:18.

Ralph Finnegan, who has been with his grandfather, Bert Horel, in Wyoming, has returned home.

A representative from the Onalaska pickle company was here last week contracting for acreage of cucumbers for the local salting station. Ed Bleiler drove the country with the representative and secured contracts for eighteen acres.

Mrs. Emma Houghton is attending the Rebekah assembly at Wisconsin Rapids as delegate from the local lodge, and Fred Trachsel is representing the Odd Fellows at the grand lodge sessions at the Rapids.

Atty. F. D. Calway was over from the county seat Tuesday on business connected with his resort property on Wedge’s creek.

Mrs. N. Hart and her son Harry were county seat visitors last Saturday. Mrs. Hart left Wednesday for Evansville with her daughter, Mrs. Jennie Bone, to spend a few weeks.

Prin. LeCaptain and family and G. N. Crandell and family picnicked at Hixton Sunday.

Mrs. Ervin Kelsh had the misfortune of catching her dress in the fan of the ice machine at the Green Circle Inn last Sunday. A ruined gown was the only damage reported.

R. F. Willman and family came down from Altoona Saturday and remained over Sunday, visiting at the home of his father and at Aaron Johnson’s in Cleveland.

Word from H. G. Kvool, who is in St. Paul, is that he is suffering from infection from some of the teeth extraction, and may have to remain for a week or more longer for treatment.

Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Grimshaw, of Elroy, spent a few hours Wednesday with his sister, Mrs. Hale.

Peter Fradenburg is serving the town of Mentor as weed commissioner again this season.

Lowell Maxon and little son were up from Merrillan Monday forenoon.

Mr. and Mrs. Roy E. Keeler and family arrived by auto Wednesday forenoon from Coral Gables, Florida, for a couple of weeks visit with Mrs. Keeler’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Bryner, and other relatives. Mr. Keeler, is having his annual vacation from a position as pilot on the air route.

The room is the building west of A. F. Simons’ store, formerly occupied by the post office, is being fitted up for office rooms for Dr. S. G. Schwarz. Dr. Schwarz will open his office as soon as the quarters are ready.

Last Friday afternoon the farm home Hartwig Nelson, is the town of Cleveland, was destroyed by fire. How the fire originated is not learned, but it is reported the family were at work in the field when it was discovered. The loss is estimated at about $1800, besides the loose of household effects.



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