News: Lynn (6 Apr 1917)



Surnames: Brooks, Mahn, Ure, Yankee, Sternitzky, Reimer, Albrecht, Kleinschmidt, Quicker, Krause, Chubb, Steinbach, Hasz, Altenburg, Norman, Teatz, Washburn, William


----Source: Granton News (Granton, Clark County, Wis.) 04/06/1917


Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Brooks were county seat visitors Monday.


Miss Irene Mahn of Neillsville visited the Misses Mayme and Gladys Ure this week.


Mrs. Otto Yankee went to Marshfield Wednesday to visit her sister-in-law who is in the hospital there and from there continued on to Loyal yesterday to attend a wedding.


The following town officers were elected last Tuesday: Chairman, Hy Sternitzky; supervisors: Aug. Reimer and Wm. Albrecht; Clerk, Ed Sternitzky; Treasurer, Leo Kleinschmidt; assessor, James Quicker; Justices: W. Krause, Arthur Chubb; Constable: Louis Sternitzky, Phillip Steinbach.


Chas. Altenburg of Sanborn, , S.D. arrived here last week and visited his mother Mrs. Altenburg several days and also looking after business matters in this vicinity.


Roy Brooks came home Saturday from his trip to Madison where he had been employed.  He will help his folks to move to South Dakota.


Mrs. Mary Norman left last Friday to visit her son R.C. Norman and wife at Chippewa Falls.


Mrs. Aug. Teatz of York Center visited Mr. and Mrs. Geo. R. Brooks from Monday until Wednesday.


Last Saturday evening a large number of Mr. and Mrs. George R. Brooks’ friends, with baskets laden with good thing to eat and attired in comic dress, gathered at the town hall and gave them such a party with fun and amusement as they shall never forget.  It was a farewell party, as they will leave soon for the west.  George came down in his best attire and seeing the rest dressed up in old and comic suits, he withdrew and donned his old suit, looking more spring like in his Mexican suit.  Prizes were given and Miss Nettie Coburn drew the ladies’ prize and George Brooks the men’s prize for the most characteristic dress.


There were others whose suits were stunning and furnished any amount of fun.  All went home well satisfied that it was one of the best parties we had all taken part in for some time.


Mr. and Mrs. Erwin and daughter Beulah of West Fremont were Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. R.T. Washburn.


Frieda William returned to her work at Bakerville on Monday.




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