Jackson County, MN
The Lakefield Standard Lakefield, Minnesota
Thursday, Feb. 23, 1911.
- Conrad SUCKER, of Butternut, Wis., is visiting relatives in Lakefield for several weeks.
- Edward BERTELS, who had been visiting here for several weeks returned to his home in Fulton, S.D., Monday.
- Mr. and Mrs. Harry CLARK returned Monday from Windom, where they attended the golden wedding of Mr. CLARKS parents.
- A basket sociable will be given at the Childs school district No. 74 on Friday evening March 3. Miss Anna LOCKNER teacher.
- Mr. and Mrs. Andrew OLSON, of Brainard, came last week to visit relatives here for a few days. They are on their way to Montana.
- Hon. J.G. HALL will deliver a lecture at the Town Hall Saturday evening. Everybody is invited and there will be no admission charged.
- Mr. Oge BERVE died at her home four miles east of town last Friday of pneumonia. A husband and seven children survive her. The funeral was held yesterday.
- The basket ball team and the Mankato Commercial College team played a game at the auditorium Friday evening resulted in favor of Lakefield by a score of 15 to 17.
- Mrs. John REHDER and daughter Mrs. STEFFIN and Mrs. S. M. CHILDS went Saturday to Roberts, Wis., to attend the funeral of Mrs. Robert LUDKE who died last Friday. They returned home Tuesday.
- The dredge boat west of town went to the bottom of the ditch last Thursday night and is completely submerged. It will require considerable of [sic] work and expense to get the boat afloat again in the spring.
- The basket ball girls of the Lakefield High School gave a basket sociable at LOCKNER'S Hall Tuesday evening. The baskets sold at good prices and the proceeds of the evening netted the girls a little better than $28.00.
- Jim JUVELAND, of Heron Lake, was in town last week and favored this office with a pleasant call. "Jim" has sold his farm and intends to do a little traveling for a year or two and as Jim has stayed close by the farm for the past forty years we hope he will enjoy the change.
Mrs. LEIGH Entertains.
- Mrs. H.J. LEIGH entertained at an enjoyable six o'clock dinner Saturday in honor of Mrs. FOSS, who leaves us soon for her new home at Windom. The table was made festive with cut flowers, smilax [sic] and artistic hand painted place cards.
- The hostess assisted by Mr. WOODHALL served the following menu: Jellied chicken olives - radishes - wafers - tomato gelee - potato puffs - rolls - celery - pineapple sorbet - shredded lettuce - mayonnaise - cafe lait - angel food.
- After dinner an enjoyable evening was spent with musical and literary selections and conversation.
- The invitation list included Mesdames [sic] FOSS, (the guest of honor) FAUNCE, W.D. MILL, CLARK, KINGSBURY, MILLER, PAYNE, LUENEBURG, KENEVAN, MANSFIELD, FOSNESS, J.J. JONES, COMSTOCK, ST. JOHN and WOODHALL.
- Mr. Chas. GEHRKE is pressing hay nowadays.
- William OSTWALD is very ill with pneumonia.
- Rudy BAUMGARD was kicked by a horse last Wednesday and was not able to be around for a few days.
- Mary and Johnny GERDES visited at the LARSON home Sunday.
- Miss Edna ANDERSON spent Saturday and Sunday with her folks.
- Bertha HECHT is working for Mrs. D. MCNAB.
- Mr. J. HAMILTON went to Illinois last week on account of the illness of his mother.
- Miss Mary GUNTHER expects to go to the Worthington hospital this week where she will undergo an operation for appendicitis.
- Fred BAYERKOHLER spent Sunday at home.
- Mr. and Mrs. George UDEN spent Sunday with H. UDEN's. Mrs. UDEN is quite well again after her serious illness with pneumonia.
- Alta POWERS is assisting Mrs. H. STUDE these days.
Submitted by: Colleen Boose