News: Willard (28 May 1925)

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Email: stan@wiclarkcountyhistory.org

Surnames: Thompson, Dahl, Reed, Jones, Backus, Horvat, Preisig, Grushel, Bergant, Bizjak, Hindal, Peterson, Matkovich

----Source: Greenwood Gleaner (Greenwood, Clark Co., Wis.) (28 May 1925)

Community services were held at the school on Tuesday evening, May 19. Services were conducted by Rev. T. Thompson of Greenwood, who spoke on "Mother." Mrs. Rev. Thompson and Mrs. Dahl of Greenwood sang a duet entitled, "Nobody Knows but Mother," and Prof. L.F. Jones sang a solo entitled "Mother Machree." Services will be held again next Tuesday night.

Mr. Frank Backus and family spent Tuesday evening at Mr. John Horvat's home.

Jacob Preisig drove to Greenwood and Humbird on Tuesday.

L.F. Jones and friends of Wis. Rapids drove to Wild Rose on Sunday to see the fish hatchery. He gave a talk on his trip to the pupils on Tuesday.

Why are so many people in Willard so busy picking dandelions???

Mr. Frank Grushel of North Dakota drove to Willard Wednesday, May 20 to visit at the home of Frank Bergant for several weeks.

August Bizjak has recently purchased a Ford truck from Speich & Braun of Greenwood.

Mr. Frank Bergant has recently purchased a Chevrolet touring car from the Loyal Garage.

Miss Velma Hindal, who took part in the Monologue contest on Wednesday night, spent the remainder of the night with Miss Peterson.

A party of young folks from West Eaton started early on Sunday morning for the Eau Claire River, taking with them, their dinner and fishing tackle. They drove for about eighteen miles, and after a couple of flat tires, they reached the river about 10 o'clock. Although they were not fortunate in catching many fish, yet they all enjoyed a very pleasant afternoon.

Miss Anne Matkovich left Willard Friday evening, May 15 and went to Virginia, Minn., where she will stay with her aunt who is sick.

 

 


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