News: West York (5 Jan 1917)




Surnames: Haack, Lastofka, Rowe, Fulwiler, Vincent, Lueck, Greeler, O’Brien, Dwyer, Lawrence, Vandeberg, Parrett, Snyder, Hartson, Benedict, Heck, Wiskow, Hurlbut, Vaskow, Humiston, Buddinger, Kubat


----Source: Granton News (Granton, Clark County, Wis.) 01/05/1917


The New Year has come and gone.  Our resolutions are all made again, but don’t let us forget the fact that we must buckle down to another year of toil and struggle to make out an existence if we are going to accomplish very much.  Why not try and do something this year to make the world better.  Let’s try.


Ferd Haack of Stratford was here on business last Thursday.


Mrs. John Lastofka and daughters Grace and Mildred and Fern Rowe were guests of Mrs. Jennie Fulwiler and daughter Violet last Tuesday afternoon.


Victor and Gertrud Vincent were home for the holidays.


Last Tuesday Frank Lueck, Frank Greeler and his two boys, Edward and Frank, Martin O’Brien and son Will were out after a wolf..  The animal was chased up in Mr. Lueck’s woods and Mr. Lueck shot at it but missed.  About noon the wolf crossed the road between John Lastofka’s barn and A.P. Fulwiler’s residence.  The hunters gave chase all day, but we did not learn whether they got it or not.


Martin O’Brien celebrated his birthday last Monday night.  There was quite a gathering of friends and relatives and all had a very merry time.


Forest Rowe sawed wood last Tuesday afternoon for A.P. Fulwiler.


Mrs. Martin O’Brien and daughter Maggie Parrett spent Saturday and Sunday at Neillsville with Mrs. John Dwyer.


Mr. and Mrs. John Lastofka entertained Mr. and Mrs. Will Lawrence, Mr. and Mrs. Vandeberg, Mrs. Edna Lawrence and granddaughter Naomi Lawrence.


Melvin Lawrence went to Neillsville last Friday and closed the deal with Marshfield parties for a 25 acre tract, and went to Marshfield at once to take possession.


Mr. and Mrs. M.L. Snyder spent the past week at Greenwood with their daughter, Mrs. Wellen Hartson.


W.E. Benedict, merchant at York Center, and town clerk, was a caller here last Friday and delivered the tax roll to the town treasurer.


We had a nice snowstorm last Sunday night, which helped sleighing quite a bit.


Will O’Brien bought a horse the other day for $1.  He skinned it and will have the hide made into a robe.


Eli Heck bought Ben Wiskow’s cutter and is enjoying some nice cutter rides now.


Mrs. Hurlbut, an old lady past 90 year of age and very feeble, died last week Tuesday at the home of her son Wm. Hurlbut.


Miss Mary Vaskow was taken to the Marshfield Hospital a few days ago to undergo an operation for appendicitis.


Keith Parrett spent New Year’s at Neillsville with Mr. and Mrs. John Dwyer.


Mrs. L.L. Humiston of Lake Mills was called here last week by the death of her mother Mrs. Hurlbut.


Peter Buddinger and sons chased a large timber wolf on New Year’s Day, but failed to land him.


Mrs. John Kubat went to Marshfield Wednesday and called on Miss Mary Vaskow, who is there at the hospital.




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