News: Humbird - Locals (Sept. 2, 1932)

Contact:  Lani Bartelt

Surnames: Wilson, Moore, Hart, Rosolack, Flood, Kretschmer, Wolfe, Chenoweth, Creed, Russell, Dunn, Ringrose, Burge, Ed Campbell, Horrell, Gansel, Pickett

----Sources: Humbird Enterprise Newspaper (Humbird, Wis.) Sept. 2,1932

Grading on highway 12 is going on through the village at this time. In Jackson county Harry Wilson’s grading crew is working north from the stock yards at Merrilan.

Frank Moore and wife drove to Fairchild Wednesday to spend the day with Mrs. Moore’s sister, Mrs. E. R. Hart.

Next Wednesday July 6th, the rates on first class postage will be increased to 3 cents . Bear this in mind when posting letters on and after that date. Postal cards and drop letters remain at 1 cent.

Adolph and Will Rosolack were taken to La Crosse Thursday afternoon and evening by Angus Flood and M. Kretschmer,where they left with their sister, Mrs. Wolfe, on a trip to Muskegon, Mich. to see their brother, John. The latter has not been in very good health for some time and is reported much worse.

A light flurry of snow was witnessed by the early risers Friday morning.

Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Chenoweth and son, Lyle, expect to leave soon to locate temporarily at least, at Renville, Minn. where his oldest brother is engaged in the milling business.

The Legion ball team added another victim last Sunday at Hixton,with a washout for the Hixton team. Lawrence struck out 14 men, throwing one of his best games of the season. A big crowd from here attended. This Sunday the team lays off, and will play Black River Falls at Hatfield the afternoon of the 4th. Tommorow, (Sunday) the Gas House plays the Indians at Hatfield. Last Sunday they won from a combined nine of Wilbur and Houghtonburg.

Candidates for county offices are starting their hand shaking tours. Thursday Wm. Creed of Unity, visited our village to tell the folks he is a candidate for the nomination for member of assembly. He is a long time member of the county board and is president of the Clark county fair. A. E. Russell was another candidate to make a pleasant call at this office. He is seeking the office of register of deeds. Mr. Russell’s home is in Neillsville, where has lived for many years.

Several of the neighbors here and from Houghtonburg gathered at Hallie Dunn’s Sunday to help Mrs. Dunn celebrate her birthday.

Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Ringrose of Black River Falls visited at Will Ringrose’s Thursday.

Miss Danna Burge spent last week at Black River Falls, visiting with her grandparents.

Ed Campbell, wife and daughter of Eau Claire, visited last week at Hallie Dunn’s.

Mrs. Carrie Horrell of Humbird, spent Wednesday at Gansel’s.

Mrs. Lawrence Dunn and children spent several days last week at Jay Pickett’s.



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