News: Janesville Settlement (25 Jul 1918)

Contact: Ann Stevens

Surnames: Moorehead, Halle, Bodwin, Mund, Ormond, Olson, Hatton, Flagg, Rodie, Dillenbeck, Clintsman, Rowert, Churkey, Buettner, Loeffler, Waseca, Suss, Keefe, Pink, Dimeler, Bostwick, Laken

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

Janesville Settlement (25 Jul 1918)

The pie social and farewell dance given in honor of John Moorehead and Arnold Halle of Janesville Settlement and Bennie Bodwin, Byron Mund, and Douglas Ormond of Globe, was a complete success. A large crowd gathered to bid these boys farewell. Carl Olson, our popular auctioneer, was present and gave a fine speech which was enjoyed immensely by the crowd. He pictured to us John Moorehead coming home as General Moorehead. Our community this far has given four boys to the U.S. service and the rest all stand ready for the call. The proceeds from the pie and ice cream sales was $27.60, which is for the Red Cross. We wish to thank all those who helped us. The music was donated by Mr. and Mrs. C. Hatton, Stryker Flagg, Byron Mund, and Art Rodie.

Miss Loretta Moorehead spent Thursday afternoon with Mrs. C. Hatton.

Roger Dillenbeck, Evan Hatton, Inez Clintsman and brothers, and Roy Rowert all attended the Globe dance Friday evening.

Mr. and Mrs. J. Halle gave a farewell dance Sunday evening in honor of their son, Arnold, who will leave Monday, July 22, for a training camp. We are sorry to see him go, but Uncle Sam needs him. May God protect him and bring him home safely.

Mrs. Chas. Churkey spent Thursday with Mrs. Moorehead, Sr.

There were several cases of heat prostration in this community Sunday.

The little Halle child is on the gain and we are all glad to hear this.

Inez Clintsman and brothers attended the farewell at Halle’s Sunday evening.

Joe Buettner and C. Loeffler went blueberrying Sunday.

Anna and Sophit Waseca spent Sunday with their sister, Mrs. J.J. Suss, Sunday.

Chas. Churkey is helping Ed. Keefe in haying.

Mrs. Pink and children called on Mrs. Loeffler Sunday.

We hear that a lady doctor from Neillsville called on Mr. and Mrs. Lew Dimeler Sunday to see their little daughter, Elsie. The doctor is in hopes of restoring the little girl’s sight and help her so that she will be able to walk with crutches. We are all glad to hear this as Elsie has been a patient sufferer for over fourteen years.

Mr. and Mrs. Al. Flagg and daughter, Emma, spent Sunday evening with Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Keefe.

Mrs. D. Moorehead entertained at dinner Sunday in honor of her son, John. The following were present: F. Hatton and family, C. Hatton and family, Mrs. Dillenbeck and son, Roger, Mrs. Al. Flagg, Mrs. Chas. Bostwick and Mr. and Mrs. F. Laken. Mrs. Moorehead has given to her country two fine young men with a willing heart and is glad she had them to give. John leaves July 25. Good luck, Jack, and may God protect you and bring you home safely as General Moorehead.



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