News: Lindsey (5 Dec 1913)
Surnames: Robinson, Broker, Klymer, Simpson, Haertl, Tilton, Gasner, Burt, Crouch, Sager, Washburn, Dewey, Ulbricht, Lovesee, Prest, Blodgett, Kramer, Hahm, Knutson, Bredeman,
----Source: Granton News (Granton, Clark County, Wis.) 12/05/1913
A long spell of cloudy and damp weather with an occasional shower conduces to make the roads in muddy condition, which is unfavorable for automobile travel. But every of such weather shortens cold weather that much.
Lindsey’s young people were home for Thanksgiving as follows: Jennie and Leonard White and Mabel Broker from Marshfield High School, and Warren Robinson from Grand Rapids High School. Also, Mrs. Nora Klymer was home from her school. She is attending La Crosse Normal.
Mrs. Simpson made a t rip up the line on the motor Sunday morning to take Mabel up to the crossing to take the eight o’clock train and Ed. L. Haertl drove up to Marshfield early Monday morning so Warren could take the 4:45 train for their return to school.
P.J. Tilton was a passenger on Monday’s train for a trip to Sparta.
The new location for the post office is rapidly nearing completion.
The Gasner girls dined with Nellie Broker Thanksgiving and Simpson’s and House’s combined their dinners, while the Burt’s dined with the Crouch’s.
J.R. Crouch returned last week from his Vernon County trip.
Mrs. Lovesee’s brother came from Kansas to spend Thanksgiving with them.
Miss Helen Sager, Lindsey’s teacher, returned Sunday evening from a Thanksgiving trip to her home at Stevens Point.
Glen Washburn was home on a short furlough from his naval duties, being a musician in the U.S.N. and located at Norfolk, Va.
Will Haertl made a business trip to Grand Rapids and Stevens Point, leaving here Friday of last week and returning Sunday afternoon.
Gasner’s who recently came from Chicago, moved on their farm known as the Dewey farm east of Lindsey.
Lindsey is to have more competition in the store line, being reported that Herman Ulbricht will put in a stock of goods in the new post office building.
The special election in the town of Rock rallied 56 votes, all opposed to settling with Dr. Lovesee in his claim.
Vernon Prest has secured a position in the Hotel Blodgett at Marshfield as bell boy.
Will the Editor and the readers of the News kindly pardon ye scribe for his failure to write up the news last week.
Dr. And Mrs. Lovesee returned last week from their trip to Monticello.
Lindsey’s Ladies Aid meets in the church Thursday this week in the afternoon.
Julius Kramer is improving his place by taking out pine stumps.
Herman Hahm has let the contract for cutting and piling the brush on his village property to Mr. Harwick.
Chas. Knutson of Progress was up with his engine and sawing rig, recently and sawed wood and threshed for Otto Bredeman and W.J. Robinson. Then Bredeman went down to Progress with his threshing machine and threshed for Knudson. It make a fine neighborhood outfit and can be run with few men.
This is said to be the age of commercialism when every man, firm or corporation counts the dollars and the time. But it does not seem to apply to the town of Rock. For the town board went to the expense of calling a special meeting to decide a question which it would seem that any three men in the town might agree upon, and the small number of votes certainly indicate that the voters who elected the board last spring thought they ought to be capable of handling a matter of no more magnitude than that one. Then too, there is soon to be another special meeting to raise money for a bridge. Surely the taxpayers have a right to comment upon such unnecessary expense and such short sightedness.
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