News: Humbird (18 Feb 1885)


Surnames: Edwards, Murney, De Long, Andrus, Dempsey, Sweet, Gilmon, Robertson, Cole, Carter, Horrel, Washburn, Colfix, Howes, Thomas. Tripp

---------Source: Badger State Banner (Black River Falls, Wis.) 02/20/1885

The social this week will meet at the residence of C.C. Edwards.

Harvey Murney of Canada is the guest of James De Long and family.

The family of Alva Andrus of Osseo is visiting relatives at this place.

We are glad to state that Miss Maggie Dempsey is convalescing slowly.

John Sweet came out of the woods last week with a severe cold on his lungs.

Last Sunday Will Gilmon and wife visited a sister at Fairchild, who is very sick.

S. Robertson, one of our merchants, has moved his family from York to this place.

Mrs. Les Cole is having a serious time with her side. It is feared she has an abscess.

Mrs. E.D. Carter is suffering from a severe attack of the bilious fever. Dr. Cole of Black River Falls is attending.

Ike Horrel and family are enjoying a visit with their daughter, Mrs. Gene Washburn, and her two children, who reside in Dakota.

A select party gathered at H. Colfix's last Saturday evening to play progressive euchre. H.E. Howes and Mrs. Colfix were the victors.

Wm. Thomas, an old resident, who has been very ill for some time, is not better. It is thought he will not recover, as he is past 80 years of age.

O.G. Trip and wife of Neillsville, were over last Friday and Saturday calling on old friends. Mr. Tripp contemplates building a dwelling house on his farm east of town this Spring.



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