News Colby, Wis. (1 Feb. 1917)

Contact: Stan

Surnames: Fleischauer, Heintz, Weix, Burmeister, Baker, Biell, Schwierske, Beutler, Wiersig, Lyons, Christofferson, Neumeister, Janke, Schroeder, Daughhetee, Thorn, Hamilton, Hungerford, May, Niggemann, Bastien, Firnstahl, Kautsky, Schaus, Schlimm, Esser, Smith, Rosenberry, Kroneberg, Pribnow, Crosby, Hall, Bemis

----Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 02/01/1917

Local Happenings

Order your overcoat now of Fleischauer, the Tailor.

Mrs. Peter Heintz was a Marshfield visitor Tuesday.

Joe Weix made a business trip to Marshfield Saturday.

Mr. and Mrs. W. Burmeister were Spencer visitors last Saturday.

Mrs. Baker of Abbotsford spent Saturday with Mrs. John Biell.

Mr. and Mrs. Fred Schwierske were visitors at Marshfield Monday.

The cheese box company started sawing custom logs yesterday.

Rob’t Beutler of Osceola, made Colby a business visit last week.

Walter Wiersig transacted business at Whittlesey Monday and Tuesday.

J. E. Lyons and Dr. A. M. Christofferson were Marshfield visitors last Friday.

Mrs. H. Neumeister and daughter Helen spent Sunday with friends at Abbotsford, Wis.

Herb and Otto Janke drove over from Curtiss Sunday evening and took in the movies.

Albert Schroeder made a business trip to Black River Falls Saturday, returning Monday morning.

J. B. Daughhetee, Matt Thorn, and Rob’t Hamilton were business visitors at Granton last Friday.

Miss Ellen Hungerford, principal of our graded school, visited the Marshfield schools last Thursday.

Albert May of Fond du Lac spent Saturday and part of Sunday here with his aunt, Mrs. C. Niggemann.

Geo. Bastien of Little Falls, Minn., left Sunday evening after a few days visit with Paul Firnstahl and family.

Miss Ruth Kautsky returned to her studies at Lawrence College at Appleton, after an over Sunday visit at home.

Henry Schaus was down from Dorchester for a few days visit with his folks here. He returned home Sunday afternoon.

Con. Niggeman and John Schlimm and their better halves, were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Esser at Dorchester, Sunday.

Mrs. Minnie Smith and daughter Harriet left Tuesday morning for Sheboygan, to visit with relatives and friends a couple of weeks.

The city basket ball team was handed a very tasty trimming by the Marshfield team last Friday evening at Marshfield. The score was 42 to 10.

Mrs. M. B. Rosenberry, wife of Supreme Court Justice M. R. Rosenberry, died at Madison Friday morning, paralysis being the cause of her death.

To have more silos than any other state is a distinction that Wisconsin may well be proud of. It suggests intelligence as well as prosperity.

--Wisconsin Bulletin

Herb Kroneberg of Eau Claire, who superintended the construction of the city reservoir, came down yesterday morning to remove the forms from the interior of the reservoir.

John C. Pribnow came up from Christie Tuesday to get a pass from agent Crosby. Jack has been appointed station agent at Conrath and left last night to start in on his new job.

A Milwaukee chemist has perfected a formula which will render American made dyes absolutely fast, and give them a brilliance equal to the German dyes this country used before the war.

We are pleased to report that Mrs. H. C. Hall is slightly improved. She is not allowed visitors, but would be pleased to receive letters from friends. Her address is Ashbury Hospital, Minneapolis.

Chas. L. Bemis, aged 34, brother of Harry E. Bemis of Medford, Soo line claim agent, died Sunday evening, Jan. 21, at Stevens Point, of apoplexy. He was buried at Two Rivers, Wis., where he was born and raised.



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