News: East Lynn (24 Jan 1913)
Surnames: Bentz, Omhold, Eide, Kaddatz, Jensen, Burdick, Moths, Guk, Renne, Grade, Webster, Quicker, Conrad, Bachausen
----Source: Granton News (Granton, Clark Co., Wis.) 01/24/1913
Mr. and Mrs. Gustav Bentz left last Thursday for Wausau where they intend to make their future home.
Carl Omhold is entertaining the Grippe.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Edie were Marshfield callers Friday of last week.
A number from this vicinity attended the insurance meeting at Granton Monday.
The soldiers home, or rather the bachelor’s roost, a retreat for the aged and lonely, located at Chili, is the scene of daily conflicts between the warring elements, and discolored eyes and a broken nose is considered nothing more than a common occurrence.
Gustave Kaddatz says no person, male or female, should turn their to matrimony until they have reached the half century mark. And at the present outlook it would be a safe bet that he is going to practice what he preaches.
Herman Jensen is busy hauling rock to be used in a basement that he intends to build the coming summer.
Mr. A. Burdick has commenced to pull down the Lutheran church and teams will soon haul the contents to Chili.
C. Moths cut feed for Chas. Guk last Thursday.
It is reported that Mrs. Russ Renne is very ill.
Chas. Guk, Will and Louis Grade left last Saturday morning for Tripoli where they intend to spend the balance of the winter in a logging camp.
E.A. Webster of Fremont attended the telephone meeting in Granton last Saturday.
R. Guk lost a horse Sunday morning, the cause of death being old age.
If the time should come that East Lynn incorporates we would suggest that James Quicker be appointed lamp post inspector and E. Conrad as mayor.
Will Bachausen and J. Quicker left last Saturday for Forest Junction for a few weeks visit with friends and relatives.
The question now is how can we get more news and save ourselves from total destruction? The newly enacted law reads, "thou must send more news regardless of consequences, for behold 4 pages must be filled every week." If one was a mind reader or a wizard the task might not be such a difficult one, but as an old woman once said, "It is as it is, but not as it ought to be." When talking with a friend or neighbor as long as the subject is about a good cow, the price of hay or veal calves, you have an attentive listener, but just as soon as you dare to breathe the word news, the best policy is to get over the fence as rapidly as possible, and if on escapes with northing more serious than a few broken slats and a black eye he may consider himself lucky, for the danger of getting killed outright is great.
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