News: Colby (23 Apr 1884)

Contact: Robert Lipprandt 

Surnames: Bartel, Brott, Bullock, Butler, Driese, July, Merritt, Petrie, Shafer, Vandercook

----Source: The Abbotsford Tribune - Phonograph (Abbotsford, WI) 04/24/2013

Originally printed in the Colby Phonograph, April 23, 1884

Miss Isabel Bullock returned to Milwaukee on Friday.

John July went to Fort Howard last Saturday, where he will spend the summer.

Mrs. E. T. Petrie of Unity was a guest of Mrs. Sam J. Shafer over Sunday.

Brott’s Colby Cheese Factory will be ready for operations in this village about May 10.

C. A. Driese his having he frame prepared for a good-sized addition to his building on Front Street.

The Ladies’ Aid Society will have a maple sugar festival in Colby hall tonight. Let everybody attend.

Ed. Vandercook commenced his summer term of school in district No. 3, town of Colby, last Monday.

W. H. Bartel and Henry Merritt are each building substantial walks in front of their respective dwelling lots.

Mrs. Henry Butler came up from Unity on Monday and returned Tuesday. She was a guest of ye senior’s family.



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