News: Chili (08 Jun 1917)
Surnames: Jahr, Baer, Harding, Martens, Ehrhardt, Davis, McNaul, Fields, Hankey, Williams, Tarbox, Ryder, Schuster, Prust, Rollins, Schlinsog, Albrecht, Dietrich
----Source: Granton News (Granton, Clark County, Wis.) 06/08/1917
In this busy time of doing business it is almost a difficult task to do my intelligent corresponding. It is even difficult enough to do it proper when having plenty of time.
Frank Jahr joined the order of Flying Dutchmen and bought a Moline spring tooth cultivator this week.
Several young men out of our town joined Co. A, National Guard at Neillsville. So town of Fremont will be represented in the probably battle of northern France.
Mrs. Baer of Granton was a business caller Tuesday afternoon.
Abel Harding’s auction was quite a success. The cows sold on an average of about $100.
About one hundred young men registered for the U.S. service. Some of them have volunteered for the National Guard.
Mrs. Martens has part of her house shingled. The first shingles had been on about 30 years.
Rena Ehrhardt went to Eau Claire Friday to spend the month of June with her sister there.
Whiston Davis, our old friend and Heathville neighbor, suffered a severe stroke of paralysis, affecting his left side last week Thursday and continued to be alarmingly ill until his death.
Herbert McNaul is doing much interior decorating, such as papering and painting at his home this week.
Mrs. Helen Fields was in Tuesday with her 22-year-old son for registration day.
Mr. Harding and family will soon be leaving now to take up residence in Montana. He sold his farm here to Ernest Hankey.
Mrs. Amanda Tarbox Williams has been place on the U.S. pension roll as widow of the late Chauncey D. Tarbox, at the rate of $20 per month, beginning Oct. 23, 1916.
Mrs. Ryder went to Grand Rapids last week Friday to attend the graduating exercises there. Her son was in the graduating class.
Mrs. Schuster and little son are here from Stratford visiting her mother, Mrs. Minnie Prust, since Sunday.
Edgar Rollins of Ludington accompanied his sister Mrs. Amanda Tarbox down from Augusta last Saturday, and both are since visiting their mother and other relatives in the John Rollins home.
Mrs. Chas. Schlinsog and her sister Mrs. Henry Albrecht left for Rockham, S.D., Tuesday on a visit to a brother residing ther.e
Mrs. Henry Dietrich and children returned home Tuesday from a visit at Wausau. Henry drove in and met them here.
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