Port Edwards Local News
Wood County, Wisconsin

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Port Edwards Local News (25 May 1914)
Source: Daily Leader (Grand Rapids, Wood County, Wis. ) Monday, 25 May 1914

Miss Veda McPheters is visiting relatives in Richland Canter for a. week.

Mr. and Mrs. W. Siewert of Freemont are guests at the Will Krehnke home.

Another tennis court is being put in adjoining the present court in order to give more room for our enthusiastic tennis players during the summer season.

Cement walks are being laid from the office to the track on the way to the mill and on several of the residence streets. This will be an improvement much appreciated by Port Edwards pedestrians.

Friday evening the students of the Apollo Club at the graded school gave a program which was largely attended and much enjoyed.

Mrs. Otto Staven was at the Rapids Sunday to attend church.

The sewing club had an enjoyable meeting at the L. Williams home Thursday afternoon.

The frame of the Chas. Helke new home is up and work on it is rapidly progressing. This will be one of the comfortable homes of the village when completed.

Earl Leroux bad his tonsils and adnoids removed by a physician last week.

The Frank Wilhorn home is in quarantine the two little sons of the family having scarlet fever.

The 5 year old son of Albert Krehnke has the scarlet fever and is being cared for at the Wendlund home.

Mrs. F. Noel was shopping in the Rapids Monday morning.


Port Edwards Local News (26 May 1914)
Source: Daily Leader (Grand Rapids, Wood County, Wis.) Tuesday, 26 May 1914

“Grandma” Millenbah has returned from a visit with her daughter at the Veterans’ Home near Waupaca.

Among the shoppers at the Rapids Monday were Mesdames H. Madden, Gene Whitmore, Fred Padgham and E. Ross.

Mrs. Fred Millenbah is confined at her home by illness.

Mrs. Wm. Krueger was at the Rapids Monday having some dental work done.

Miss Margaret Deyo has returned from Chicago where she has been spending several months at the Dick Crotteau home.

Miss Delia Surprison underwent an operation at Riverview hospital today for appendicitis.


Port Edwards Local News (27 May 1914)
Source: Daily Leader (Grand Rapids, Wood County, Wis.) Wednesday, 27 May 1914

Miss Margaret Cahill was the young lady who recently returned from Chicago where she spent the winter with the Dick Crotteau family.

Mrs. Foote has moved here from Grand Rapids and is located in the rooms vacated by the Larsen family. The Chas. Schuman house which was purchased by the company is being remodeled into a dwelling for two families.

Chas. Schuman made a trip to Brokaw last week but returned and went to work in the Rapids.

Mesdames Henry Smallbrook, Frank Saltner and Middy Protteau were shoppers at the Rapids Tuesday.

Miss Katherine Arndt has accepted a position in the drug department of Johnson & Hill Co. at the Rapids.

Mr. and Mrs. A. Nelson of Chicago are guests at the A. Palm home. Mesdames Nelson and Palm are sisters and have not seen each other for 24 years.


Port Edwards Local News (29 May 1914)
Source: Daily Leader (Grand Rapids, Wood County, Wis.) Friday, 29 May 1914

Rev. Guilbert of Nekoosa gave a very interesting lecture on Shakespeare under the auspices of the Literary club at the Chapel Wednesday evening.

The Priscilla Club were guests of Mrs. John Schellhammer Thursday afternoon.

Mrs. R. Moldenhauer, Mrs. R. W. Cahill and daughter, Margaret, were shoppers at the Rapids, Wednesday afternoon.

Mrs. O. Leroux is contained at home by illness this week.

The company are making more improvements on the main street by putting in a side walk curb which will add much to the parking between the sidewalk and street.

Miss Anna Bronkalla of Grand Rapids was a guest at the home of her sister, Mrs. Otto Staven, Wednesday.

Mrs. Chester Burrows of Biron was a guest of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Lawrence, Thursday.

Several Port Edwards people were at the Pavilion Thursday evening to attend the dancing party.

Henry Smallbrook is on the sick list.

Mrs. Wm. Bublitz is visiting at the home of her daughter in Madison.

Mrs. Claude Odell and daughter, Margaret, are at Mauston to spend Decoration Day.

Miss Margaret Cahill is sick with the grippe.

The German ladies aid society will meet Wednesday with Mrs. Albert Oilschlager.

Miss Silverthorne of Wausau is a guest at the H. F. Whittlesey home.

Mrs. I. Longton returned today from Minneapolis where she spent the winter.

Frank Noel, Jr., has returned from Chicago.

Mrs. F. Noel is at the Rapids today a guest at the Ekelund home.


Port Edwards Local News (30 May 1914)
Source: Daily Leader (Grand Rapids, Wood County, Wis.) Saturday, 30 May 1914

Henry Klein, a carpenter who is at work in the Schuman house, fell from a scaffold yesterday and was quite badly bruised although he is back on the job today.

Mrs. Chas. Millenbah and babe visited relatives near Vesper a few days the past week.

Miss Ruth Knosker left today for her home in Oshkosh after completing her year’s school work, She will teach in her home city next year.

Port Edwards was well represented at the Memorial Day exercises at the Rapids.

Mrs. Frank Brazeau and daughter were Nekoosa visitors Friday.

Mr. and Mrs. Henry Eberhardt were among the visitors at the Rapids Friday.

Mrs. Chas. Hinkley was shopping at the Rapids Friday.

Mrs. Otto Koth spent Thursday in Nekoosa.

A number of Port Edwards people enjoyed a party at the Pavilion last evening.


Port Edwards (23 Aug. 1920)
Source: Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune (Wisconsin Rapids, Wood County, Wis.) Monday, 23 Aug. 1920

Mr. and Mrs. Frank Nash and daughter Caroline and Mr. and Mrs. A. Krenke, and Henrietta and Donald Krenke spent Sunday at the Chas. Mullen home at Bixon.

Mrs. C. Wendland and children, Otto, Ella and Esther Wendland, spent Saturday at the H. Saeger home in Kellner.

A company of young ladies enjoyed a picnic given at the pavilion Sunday afternoon in honor of Miss Helen Vargo of Milwaukee, formerly a resident of Port Edwards.

 

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