News: Shortville (8 Aug 1918)

Contact: Ann Stevens

Surnames: Carter, Irish, Bell, Wall, Short, Stevens, Sizer, Smith, Wallace, Winters, Thomas, Linton, Hagie, Taylor, McPherson, Struebing, Cramer, Carstenson, Lodge

----Source: Neillsville Times (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 8/8/1918

Shortville (8 Aug 1918)

Now is the harvest time. We certainly have a harvest to be thankful for this year.

Several went to Neillsville Tuesday to the circus.

Mrs. Jim Carter was in Shortville part of last week.

The Ladies Aid will meet there Thursday afternoon with Mrs. Irish. Supper will be served. The ladies will do R.C. sewing. Next week the R.C. ladies will meet with Mrs. Walter Bell on Thursday afternoon. Also with Mrs. Harley Wall at the same time.

Mrs. Ed Short is on the sick list. Miss Eva Stevens is doing the housework.

Harley Wall lost a horse last week.

Mrs. Sizer gave a fine patriotic talk at the church Sunday.

Nellie Smith has been calling on old friends. She came with her brother, Grant Smith, and family

Avery Wallace and family called on Tom Winters Sunday.

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas and Mr. and Mrs. Linton were Neillsville visitors Saturday evening.

Mr. and Mrs. E. Hagie enjoyed a visit with Mr. Hagie’s sister and her husband from Milwaukee a few days the past week.

Mr. and Mrs. Avery Wallace and dAughter, Mildred, and Mr. and Mrs. Dave Taylor spent Sunday at T.M. Winters’.

Milton McPherson is at the Neillsville Hospital suffering with blood poisoning in his knee, caused by a cut with glass.

Miss Bernice Irish is working at the county farm.

Letters received from Floyd Hagie, who is attending a school for mechanics at Troy, N.Y., states that he is well and getting along fine.

Eva Stevens is working for Mrs. Ed. Short.

George Struebing’s sister, Ella, who has been visiting them for a couple of weeks, returned to Chicago Saturday, taking her little son, Roy, back with her, who has spent the past year here with the Struebing family.

Mr. and Mrs. E. Carter, Hubert and Miss Lulu Carter spent Sunday at Guy Cramer’s.

Fred Carstenson returned home from Camp Grant last Monday as he failed to pass the physical examination.

The ladies will meet with Mrs. Clarence Irish Thursday afternoon to do Red Cross sewing. Lunch will be served.

Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Lodge left Tuesday morning for a visit with his folks at La Valle.



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