May 15, 1946
Oconto Falls—The American Legion auxiliary of Oconto Falls will sponsor the sending of Annabelle Lee, a junior in the Oconto Falls High school, to attend the Badger Girls’ State at the University of Wisconsin June 12 to June 19. She has been selected by the local faculty because of her outstanding school activities, good citizenship and leadership qualities. Due to the war the project was abandoned for the past three years. Badger Girls’ State carries out a training program designed to teach girls of Wisconsin about our government. Each girl has an opportunity to learn for herself the responsibilities as well as privileges of living in the United States.
The Marquita Beauty shop, owned by Mrs. Margaret Witeck, was opened to the public Wednesday. Mrs. Witeck comes to Oconto from Suring.
Fire of unknown origin last Friday destroyed the large barn containing approximately 45 tons of hay on the Ed Bourassa farm about four miles northwest of Oconto.
Percy Wood received word of the death of his father, James W. Wood, 87, in Chicago on Wednesday.
This week Tom Looney, Oconto’s fire chief, picks up where he left off after World War 1, and enters the ranks of the army air force technical service as instructor in the radio technician branch.
The Zingler funeral and furniture store at Suring is changing ownership this week, having been taken over by Albert Soulek of Chicago, Ill., who has been engaged in this business since 1929.
Miss Eleanor Foley, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C.L. Foley, passed the necessary examinations and was accepted in the Woman’s Auxiliary Army Corps at Milwaukee last week.
Oconto County Farmer Admits Slaying Wife
The Kelly Brook
cream station and living quarters of
Giles Brazeau family was completely destroyed by fire of an unknown
about eight Saturday evening. The loss was estimated at $