News: Chili (24 Aug 1917)


Surnames: Daws, Dow, Rausch, Auckland, Housley, Breseman, Eibergen, Strong, Sample, Baer, Woodward, Ely, Waterman, Wendorf, Harriman, Hogenson, Downer, Sash, Pulz, Neinas

----Source: Granton News (Granton, Clark County, Wis.) 08/24/1917

Mr. and Mrs. J.P. Daws of Grand Rapids are visiting at Mrs. Hattie Dow’s since early last week.

Mrs. D.S. Rausch, Mrs. Adolph Hogenson and daughter Vivian autoed to Chili last Friday and visited friends.

Mrs. Auckland of Waldo, with Mr. and Mrs. Albert Housley and daughter Edna of Chicago, spent last week here with Dr. and Mrs. H. Housley.

Roy Breseman and Willie Eibergen, who were in the Dakota harvest fields, came home last week Thursday in response to news of their having been drafted into the arm.

Miss Grace Strong of Shiocton spent last week at Herman Henning’s and left for home on Monday.

Mrs. Park Sample still continues ill and under the doctor’s care.

Mr. and Mrs. F.J. Baer, Mrs. Wm. Woodward of Neillsville and Mrs. Nettie Ely of Kansas City, Mo., autoed over from Granton Friday and called on town friends.

Marshfield fair is commencing with good weather.

Geo. Waterman commenced to do business in his place with soft drinks, ice cream, etc.

A.W. Wendorf has T.J. Harriman put on some white paint on his house. It will make quite an improvement.

Some parties around town are preparing for the winter and are buying dry wood. Wood is not a plentiful article thus far, as the past winter was a bad one for cutting wood.

The elevator got in a car of cement and the lumber yard a car of pulp plaster, so we are fixed up alright for building purposes.

Threshing machines have started out, so we soon will know how the grain crop is turning out.

The schoolhouse is showing a gradual change in the outside appearance. It may be a little later in school beginning this fall.

Dick Downer hauled the first new grain to town, a load of rye.

A number of those that went to work in the harvest fields were called back through the draft examinations and are now awaiting the results.

Mr. and Mrs. Sash of Chicago are here visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Pulz.

Mr. and Mrs. Will Neinas and Mr. and Mrs. Sash autoed to Marshfield and spent Wednesday at the fair.



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