News: Columbia (16 Aug 1973)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Carter, Brooks, McDonell, Fitzpatrick, Brown, Sollberger, Peterson, Schwendland, Schulz, Wegner, Votava, Jarems, Bohnhoff, Clodfelter, Mashin, Wampole, Pluchinsky, Szot, Wroblewski, Evens, Foemmel, Jurkiewicz, Gollubske, Sherman

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 8/16/1973

Columbia (16 August 1973)

There are several reports of black bears being seen in our area. Bears are berry eaters and berries are plentiful this season, so you may meet a bear in the berry patch.

Mr. and Mrs. John Carter and daughter, Jennifer, of Michigan, visited her parents, Dr. and Mrs. J. W. Brooks, at the Ghost Town Ranch several days last week.

Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence McDonell, daughter, Susie and foster child, Avedo Fitzpatrick, of Milwaukee, are vacationing at their cottage on Cherry Street. Avedo is a 14-month-old African boy.

Mr. and Mrs. Lester Brown of Beloit attended the Clark County Fair and visited Mr. and Mrs. William Sollberger. The Browns own a lot in Columbia.

Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Peterson of Ripon spent a weekend in Columbia.

Mr. and Mrs. Leo Schwendland of Cherokee Valley, Ark., visited Georgeana and William Schulz Monday forenoon of last week. Bill Schulz visited Herbert Wegner in Pine Valley Monday evening. Mr. and Mrs. James Votava and two children of Cicero, Il., called on the Schulzes Friday evening.

Joe Jarems and son, Jim, of North Lake, Il., were guests Friday of Mr. and Mrs. Wilson Bohnhoff. They left Saturday morning for a weeks’ vacation in Minnesota.

Mrs. Wally Clodfelter and children, and her parents, two sisters and a brother, all of Poynette, visited Mr. and Mrs. George Mashin one day last week.

Mr and Mrs. Stanley Wampole and daughter, Rhonda, of Madison visited her parents, the Mashins, last weekend. Ed Mashin of Humbird visited at the Mashin home Sunday evening.

Mr. and Mrs. Joe Pluchinsky and two grandchildren, Sandy and Kathy Szot, of Vintondale, Penn., were recent guests of Mr. and Mrs. Wilson Bohnhoff. The Bohnhoffs’ entertained relatives and friends in honor of their departing guests, Bernice Wroblewski and daughter, Anna, who are returning to their home in Dunstable Beds, England. Others present were Mrs. Helen Evans, Merrill; Mrs. Dale Foemmel, sons, Ricky and Loren, and Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Jurkiewicz. The Wroblewskis were taken to Mosinee Saturday by Mrs. Evans, where they boarded a plane. Mrs. Bohnhoff accompanied them and planned to visit her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Larry Gollubske, and children, in Wausau for several days.

Mr and Mrs. Harvey Sherman of Altoona, Mrs. Bertha Sherman of Merrillan, and William Sollberger visited Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Sollberger in Athens Friday.



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