News: Columbia (25 Jul 1918)

Contact: Ann Stevens

Surnames: Bohnhoff, Jonkel, Sindelar, Bornholdt, Christofferson, Larson, Horak, Christen, Handke, Schlender, Sherman, Mashin, Poertner, Gregory, Iverson, Ehlert

----Source: Neillsville Times (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 7/25/1918

Columbia (25 Jul 1918)

F.C. Bohnhoff, who has been very ill the past week, is somewhat better at this writing.

George Jonkel is our new substitute on the mail route in place of Otakar Sindelar, resigned.

Anton Jonkel and wife of Chicago are spending a couple weeks with his people here.

Ted Bornholdt and wife of Granton spent Sunday evening with his people here. Ted has received his call to the colors and will leave for Camp Grant Friday afternoon.

Miss Alma Christofferson of Houghton, Mich., arrived Saturday for a few days’ visit at the home of her uncle, Chas. Christofferson, before leaving for Chicago, where she expects to register for Red Cross service.

John Larson has been called to the colors and will leave for Camp Grant Friday.

Miss Mary Horak of Merrillan spent the past week with her people here, returning to her work Saturday evening.

Fred Christen and family of Humbird and Louis Handke and family of Shortville dined at A. Schlender’s Sunday.

Leslie Sherman of Merrillan came up Sunday after his wife and son, who have been visiting her parents here.

Misses Anna Mashin and Alma and Olga Christofferson, A. Schlender and family and Russel Poertner were Sunday visitors at the Jonkel home.

W.C. Gregory and family of Humbird spent Sunday at the Iverson home here.

Our school district nearly doubled the quota in the recent W.S.S. drive.

Mrs. Chas. Ehlert received word Monday of the death of her mother.



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