County WIGenWeb Project
and posted by RITA
is exclusively for the FREE access of individual researchers.
may be made by any person, business or organization through
reproduction, presentation or links
to this site.
Old Scrapbook articles that have no date
short articles are posted in the hopes of adding otherwise unknown aspects
to family histories. They contain numerous individual names and describe
the everyday life activities in Oconto County, Wisconsin's, past.
Researched, transcribed and contributed by
Richard La Brosse
1934 Oconto Falls—The marriage
of Miss Elaine Hammond and Jack W. Reynolds was solemnized by the Rev.
Harold Trost of the Methodist Episcopal church on Tuesday afternoon at
Marinette. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hammond
of this city, while the groom is the son of Jack Reynolds also of this
1934 Oconto Falls—A
charming white crepe ensemble with a large picture hat, was worn by Miss
Eleanor Louise Holmes for her marriage to Mr. Edward La Bine of Tipler
on Saturday morning at eight thirty. The ceremony was solemnized
and the nuptial mass was celebrated by the Rev. P.J. Grosnick at St. Anthony’s
Catholic church. The bride is the daughter of A.L. Holmes of this
Apparently struck by a hit and run driver about 9
o'clock last night on county trunk highway B, three miles north of Spruce,
Peter Mach, 67, was instantly killed.
His body was discovered by Wesley Rice, town
of Spruce, at the roadside. Mach, employed as a farmhand by John
Hyland, town of Spruce, had been in the Kadlec tavern prior to his death,
leaving the place at 8:45 o'clock. When found his body was badly
battered and he had a fractured skull. He was within 100 feet of
his home when struck. The body was taken to the Gagnon Funeral home
here, but no funeral arrangements have been made as yet. Authorities
were investigating the scene today in search of tire tracks or other clues.
It was thought a high powered car had struck him from the battered condition
of his body.
Oconto Scofield, son of ex-governor, dead. Word
was received at Oconto Wednesday that George Scofield,
68, former Oconto Lumberman, died at his home in Akron, Ohio, Tuesday.
The body will be brought to Oconto next Monday. Scofield was the
son of the late Edward Scofield, Governor of Wisconsin from 1897 to 1901.
Oconto Falls-Victor Eugene, the infant son born to
Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Goddard on Saturday,
March 31, returned to his heavenly home on Thursday morning, April 5.
Friends of Mr. and Mrs. Goddard are sympathizing with them in the grief
which has overtaken them. The little remains were tenderly interred
in Woodlawn cemetery.
Oconto Falls—Otto Muenster has just received notice
from his Patent Attorneys, Victor I. Evans & Co., that a patent was
allowed on his invention in the form of a self-closing milk strainer as
previously described in this paper. The strainers are in progress
of manufacture. Sales are so rapid, however, that it may take some
few weeks before any orders can be delivered in this community.
Oconto Falls—The High School Dramatic club will produce
its annual play on Thursday Dec 6. This play is always the biggest
event of the year for dramatics in Oconto Falls. The Dramatic club
sponsors high school dramatics and produces a number of plays for the community
at large. The play selected for this year is roaring farce, “Second
Childhood.” This play had a long successful run on the professional
stage. The juvenile leads are carried by Bruce Dobbertin and Leigh
Krahn. Both of these people have been prominent in high school activities.
Miss Krahn has participated in dramatics for four years and last year was
a member of the cast that won second place in the state dramatic contest.
Bruce Dobbertin began his work in dramatics last year appearing in one-act
plays. He is also a regular member of the H.S. basketball team.
to the Oconto County Home Page