News: Fremont (07 Dec 1917)


Surnames: Sweet, Wilcox, Williams, Dickerson, Hill, Montag, Green, Brooks, Davis, Greene, Higgins,

----Source: Granton News (Granton, Clark County, Wis.) 7 Dec 1917

Gilbert Sweet was severely injured a while ago in playing at school, but Monday was back in school.

Mr. Bert Wilcox of Greenwood was down helping his son Waite fix his barn for winter, this week.

Mrs. Geo. Williams was at Granton fro Thanksgiving and came home on Sunday.

Skunk trapping is going on down this way. Anyone wishing free perfume, just bring a bottle and cork up some of it.

Last Friday night a party was held at Mr. Morris Dickerson's. The evening was spent in card playing, visiting and music and other games with a nice late lunch to go home on.

Mr. and Mrs. Fred Hill and son Glenn autoed to Cadott for Thanksgiving and returned Sunday. Mrs. Frank Hill came back with them, planning to stay until Wednesday before going home.

E. Montag is putting up a new granary and hen house combined.

Irma Brooks was home from Stevens Point for Thanksgiving.

Mrs. Sam Green had a house full of company for Thanksgiving, J. Davis and family, Forest Greene, Russell Greene and wife, Waite Wilcox and family, Morris Dickerson and family. All had a good time and were thankful that Thanksgiving did not come every day or they would kill themselves eating.

Mr. Clyde Higgins autoed up from Stevens point with his mother, sister and friend on Saturday and returned home Sunday afternoon.

Sunday night as some people were walking along the road they discovered an auto standing on one side of the road, all dark and seemed by its its lonesome. When their visit was over they returned home, and when they came along, this same auto was there yet "already." They commenced to wonder why, when and what it was doing there. One said, "Let's light a match and see." Quickly the auto came alive. If a match woke it up, what would a flashlight do?



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