Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Time Machine Trip to October 1955


By Lyle Hansen

October 5, 1955
A fun and thrill packed four days of activities will start Thursday when the Kaukauna Fall Festival begins. Such crowd pleasers as a mammoth parade, a display of fireworks, carnival rides, free public dances, free movies, a band concert and the appearance of one of the Fox River Valley’s most popular orchestras, cousin Fuzzy, are all in the offering for the four-day period.











A couple has a little spat as happens even in the best families. Today was the 
day they had planned to give the basement its annual cleaning. She went down the steps into the basement and her husband following. Silently they went about their work, not speaking a word. After two hours of painful silence she became more miserable and he seemingly more stubborn each moment. After the work was done to perfection she turned and started toward the stairs. Reaching out her husband stopped her and put both arms around her. “Why didn’t you do that two hours ago?” she asked. “Because you work so good when you’re mad.”

October 7, 1955
The Kaukauna grade school teams have looked impressive against out-of-town foes have started another full grid season despite fewer practices due to the polio epidemic. Holy Cross is so far undefeated. Jim Steger and Tom Frank at ends; the tackles are Leo Faust and Roger Nussbaum, while the guard are Bob Skalmusky and Jerry Heindel; the center is John Esler. In the back-field Gene LaBorde, Jim Martzahl, Bruce Ludke and Mike Coffey carry the offensive duties.  

St. Mary’s team is led by coach Amsey Mauel, the gridders are Bob Wurdinger, Pat Rochon, Ron Granger, Gary Novak, Tom Siebers, John Austin and Walt Donnermeyer in the front wall. Dennis Burns, Mike Pendleton, Tom Verhagen and Dick Theis round out the starting ‘11’ in the backfield.



October 12, 1955
Lei Kuchelmeister has been chosen by popular vote to be the Queen of the 1955 Homecoming. Attending her will be Sue Berens a senior Marilyn Conrad a junior.

October 19, 1955
An 8-yard touchdown run by Jack Coenen the first time Kaukauna had the ball in the second half, a 51-yard touchdown run by Jerry Hawley on the opening play of the fourth quarter and a pass from quarterback Dan Maes to Coenen completed with a 12 run for the touchdown spelled a 20-10 win for the Galloping Ghosts Homecoming win over the Neenah Rockets.

October 21, 1955
Ken Roloff of Kaukauna is feeling at home more each week at his new quarterback job with Central State’s undefeated football team. Roloff was moved from end to quarterback when the Pointers needed someone who could throw the ball. The ex-Kaukauna prep star was the answer. He completed 18 of 24 passes for 275 yards for the Stevens Point team.

October 26, 1955
A portion of Wrightstown’s St. Paul Catholic Church was destroyed along with all its contents Friday night in a blaze of undetermined origin. Firefighting units from six neighboring villages and cities fought for four hours to save the structure.

October 28, 1955
Robert F. Swanningson, fireman apprentice, USN arrived home on recruit leave on the 25th of October. He will report to New Orleans on November 9 aboard the USS Tripoli for duty.

Pfc. Gerald P. Baker, a member of the US Marines, is currently spending a leave at home with his parents. 





Saturday, October 13, 2018

Time Machine Trip to October 1918


By Lyle Hansen

October 4, 1918
The Rev. J. S. Whiting of the Oneida M. E. Church on the Oneida Reservation is a war time pastor who is “making good.” His salary not being sufficient to make both end meet he has engaged in farming on the land comprising the Mission. He has succeeded in raising a fine farm crop. In addition, he has a herd of 15 cows which he milks himself.

Albert Koelm has brightened the face of the clock in the tower of Holy Cross church with a fresh coat of paint, finishing the work this morning.  The clock measures seven feet and the hands are two and a half feet long.


War has opened to women a variety of work hitherto regarded as men’s work. Today there are 1,500,000 women engaged on “War Orders.”

October 11, 1918
The St. Nicholas school in Freedom is closed this week on account of sickness. There is no Spanish influenza in Freedom, but an unusual amount of scarlet fever and other diseases make closing the school wise precaution.

Lawrence McDaniels, age 26 years, formerly of the south side passed away Monday at Muscle Shoals, Ala. Where he has been employed the past two years by the government in a nitro plant. Spanish Influenza was the cause of his death.

Leo Van Roy, aged 24 years, of Kaukauna, died at Camp Taylor, Ky. Tuesday of Spanish influenza. He was a soldier in the army in training to go to France.

The Dressmaker – Ah, my dear madam, I consider that the most perfect fit I have ever seen.
My dear Madam – Perfect fit, fiddle-sticks! You should see the one my husband will have when he sees the price.  


October 18, 1918
My Dear Mrs. Thorsen, Ashland, Wisconsin:
Do not think me intrusive for writing you but I was with your boy when he died, and I want you to know how sweet and calm he was when he left us. We did everything in our power to save him, but it was of no avail. He called “Mother” at the last. My love and sympathy are all yours and when I return to Wisconsin I would like to see you in person.
Most sincerely yours in sympathy, Clair Fell, nurse.
(Miss Claire Fell of Kaukauna is a nurse in France.)

The remains of Private Paul Thelan, who died last Tuesday at Camp Meade, Maryland, arrived here Monday morning and was taken to his sisters’ home in Sherwood for burial.

Mrs. Theodore Vanden Broek of this city received a telegram from the war department at Washington. “Regret to inform you that Private Martin Vanden Broek, Infantry, previously listed as missing in action July 20 is now reported as killed in action the same day. The sympathy of the community is with the parents of the young hero.

George McDaniels at Camp Zachary, Ky., died following an attack of Spanish influenza. The young soldier was laid to rest in the family lot by the side of his father at St. Nicholas cemetery, Freedom.

Private Joseph Creviere, 25 south side of Kaukauna, was the first one of Kaukauna’s soldier boys to be claimed by Spanish influenza. His death occurred Sunday at Camo Hancock, Georgia. On Saturday his parents Mr. and Mrs. Emery A. Creviere received a message informing them the seriousness of his case and Monday a second message followed informing the grief-stricken parent of his death.

John Heup, aged 28 years, passed away Saturday after a battle with Spanish Influenza. He is survived by his wife, mother, one brother and two sisters.  

October 25, 1918
Dr. Nolan, city health officer, received an order from the state board of health at Madison compelling him to take necessary steps to control the spread of the Spanish influenza. Public gatherings will not be allowed. This includes church services, schools, picture shows, lodge meetings and other public gatherings. The Public Library was closed last Saturday for an indefinite period due to the influenzas epidemic.

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Dreger of this city received a letter stating that their son William was killed in action on the French Front. An inquiry was initiated. He was reported as missing in action by his company commander and a search of the hospitals failed to locate him. It is equally likely that the young soldier may have been taken prisoner by the Germans instead of being killed.

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Time Machine Trip to October 1908



By Lyle Hansen

October 2, 1908
Kaukauna was visited by a heavy downpour of rain Sunday night that extinguished the forest fires in this vicinity and cleared the atmosphere generally. The rain started in Sunday morning and continued at intervals throughout the day, but scarcely enough fell to lay the dust. Late Sunday night, however, the wind shifted, whereupon the earth was given a drenching. Had not relief come as it did the chances are that the city would have suffered considerable damage by fire.

A large fire in Fond du Lac was reported.  The city lost three churches and a parsonage.  Also lost were a garage with 7 automobiles, a public school and several homes. Total loss estimates to be $250,000.00.

October 9, 1908

Luther Lindauer, center, is walking tall now days. His horses Dick White and May Kennedy have won their races in Springfield Ill. They are now on the way to Lexington, Ky. for their next race.

That John Hoolihan narrowly escaped death at the steam plant of Thilmany mills a few days ago is not doubted by anyone who witnessed the accident. The blow off connection under boiler No. 1, with a heavy head of steam forcing it, gave way suddenly and the contents of boiling water and steam came gushing out into the boiler room. Mr. Hoolihan has just passed in front of the opening and stood only a few inches at one side when the explosion occurred.  With presence of mind he jumped to open the water supply pipe to lessen the force of the hot water and steam and was knocked down. He was sent to the floor twice before he accomplished the act. His hands and arms were slightly scalded in several places.

October 16, 1908
There promises to be more activity in the woods this coming winter than several seasons. The forest fires have destroyed a large number of trees, and others have only been burned out on the outside, and these lumbermen propose to save as far as possible, and they are now busy in rebuilding the camps that were burned. A large number of men are now preparing to go to the woods for the winter, who have been idle all summer. The wages paid will be good, and prosperity will once again reign among the woodsmen.


The city has agreed to a five-year contract with the Kaukauna Gas, Electric Light and Power Company for street lighting.  The agreement includes that the lights must remain on all night and every night.  The dark streets will now be a thing of the past.

October 23, 1908


Julius Kuehn, mayor of the city of Kaukauna, and Democratic candidate for sheriff of Outagamie County, died suddenly and without the slightest warning, on an interurban car Sunday afternoon while in route to Appleton. Owing to the death of Mayor Kuehn, Julius J. Martens will fill the position until a special election is held. 





The Chicago Cubs won their division by one game this year and then went on to beat the Detroit Tigers 4 games to 1 in the 1908 Worlds Series. This is the second year in a row that the Cubs beat the Tigers in the series.

October 30, 1908
Kaukauna is threatened with an ice famine. The ice houses of the North-Western Railway company are empty and that of the city dealers is nearly so. Two or three weeks more will exhaust the supply. For several days the railway people were depending on the local dealers who finally had to cancel their order, in order to supply their regular customers. The shortage is due to the long hot summer.




Saturday, October 6, 2018

Time Machine Trip to October 1948


October 1, 1948
Holy Cross had a convincing 41-7 win over St. Boniface of West De Pere at De Pere Tuesday afternoon. Coach Carl Giordana’s youthful gridders scared at will against De Pere. Dick Otto plunged from four yards out for the first score then Richie Giordana lugged the ball 40 yards in the next period for his first score. Carl Bower intercepted a pass then Giordana ran 90 years for the touchdown on the first play. In the second half Johnny Lehman ran 47 yards for a touchdown and Giordana passed to Tom Niesen for another.

Willis Ranquette cracked the maples for high individual mark of 234 at the S&B alleys in the Northside Businessmen’s league. 

October 6, 1948

Dr. Charles D. Boyd, founder of the Riverview Sanatorium and prominent in Outagamie County and state medical circles for over a half century, died at 11:45 Friday night at his home after an illness of two years. Well known throughout the state of Wisconsin for his efforts to help prevent and cure the dreaded disease, tuberculosis, Dr. Boyd served as superintendent and medical director at Riverview for 32 years, having been appointed to the position when the institution opened. Boyd resigned that position three years ago at age 76.

Kaukauna firemen battled a blaze last Friday afternoon in a barn at the Kaukauna Riding Club on Crooks avenue. According to owner Joseph Van Daalwyk two cows and a horse were lost in the fire.

Godfred “Fritz” Lamer’s fifth shot brought down the last piece of bird at Hollandtown’s 99th “Schut” Sunday, officially naming him “king” of the annual affair for the ensuing year.

October 8, 1948
Fourteen men from Kaukauna and vicinity enlisted in various branches of the U.S. Army during the month of September according to the local recruiting officer. Enlisting in the U.S. Army Air Force for three years are: Jacob Van Linn, George A. Hibbard, Frank D. Cornelius, Roger F. Verstegen, Little Chute Donald M. Verkuilen, Kimberly. Other enlistments in the U.S. Army include James J Wagnitz, Lester W. Rosin, Ralph H. Fritz, Gordon E. Hinkens, Little Chute, Robert A. Vander Loop, Donald H. Hietpas, Ralph Coenen, Edward D. Belongea, and David L. Kilgas.

Coach Guy Krumm's Galloping Ghosts open their 1948 pursuant of the N.E.W. western division championship by trouncing New London 31-7, last Friday night at New London.

Top row: Assistant coach Mr. Barribeau, Mgr. D. Berens, W. Taylor, F. Gerow, R. Grawitch, H. Fenske, J. Giesbers, R. Niesen, E. DeBruin, R. Wenzel, Mgr. C. Brown. Fourth row: M. Schommer, R. Luckow, A. Schuh, L. Freier, E. Roloff, J. Guilfoyle, K. Robel, R. Foegen, W. Kersten. Third row: Mr. Krumm, R. Roloff, L. McGinnis, R. Myrhum, J. Deering, W. Flynn, C. Kalupa, C. Christensen, P. Lehman, G. Lizon, Assistant coach Mr. Rennebohm, Bottom row: G. Klarer, J. Janssen, C. Hinkens, G. Schiedermayer, R. Giordana, M. Hoegh, R. Siebers, D. George T. Gustman.

October 8, 1948
A Thirty-yard touchdown run by Gene Dercks and a blocked punt which resulted in a safety gave the Little Chute Flying Dutchmen an 8 to 7 triumph over a hard-fighting Two Rivers eleven in a State Grid loop game at Little Chute Sunday afternoon.

Leo Coffey uncorked a 629 series Wednesday night in the Knights of Columbus league at the S & B alleys.


October 13, 1948
A proficient passing attack that has kept Lawrence on the list of the nation’s undefeated teams all season clicked again for the Vikings when they beat previously undefeated Carlton 13-7 Saturday afternoon.  Phil Haas, Kaukauna standout of the Lawrence eleven was in the lime-light as usual with a 41-yard pass to Radtke for the first TD, then a 74 yard pass to Strutz in the second half netted the second score.    

October 20, 1948
Kaukauna’s homecoming atmosphere gave the Galloping Ghosts a 38-14 victory over the Menasha Bluejays before 3000 wildly-enthused fans on the local field Friday night. Coach Guy Krumm used his regulars only during the opening quarter and for a few minutes in the second half. 

October 22, 1948
Among the three proposed sites for the construction of a municipal swimming pool for the city of Kaukauna is the old Pageant Hill area located on Dodge street across the bridge over Konkapot creek.

October 29, 1948
Staff Sergeant Joseph J. Verhagen, of Kaukauna, who was killed in action in February 1944, were held Saturday morning at Holy Cross Catholic church. Verhagen was 24 years old when he lost his life in Germany. His body arrived here Saturday morning.


George Greenwood on the left and Leonard Van Zeeland on the right are private flyers. They own the field and equipment which was laid out last fall and prepared this summer. Greenland Air Field is located 2 miles north of Kaukauna on the Leonard Van Zeeland farm and began operation of its flying school Sunday. In the spring the Flyers built a flight office and a hangar building which houses four airplanes. Instructions will be given in the familiar yellow and blue Piper Cub. At present there are five planes at the field. 
 


Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Time Machine Trip to October 1899


October 6, 1899
Hardware men are kept busy these days setting up stoves. The cold weather came unexpectedly, and about three weeks earlier than usual.  A number of old residents are scratching their heads and trying to think just what year was as cold as this during the month of September.



The Combined Locks Paper company let all the water out of their pond above the dam Tuesday for the first time in ten years. As the dam is twenty-one feet in height and flows back three-fourths of a mile it contained a vast amount of water. The greatest sight caused by the emptying of the pond was the fish which made their home in its depths. The news soon spread, and people came with pails, bags and boxes. Thousands were secured and carted away in wagons.

Indiana has carried back to the South the Confederate flag which her soldiers captured from Terry’s Texas Rangers in the Civil War. The formal exercises incident to the return of the flag took place at the Texas State fair at Dallas. The state of Texas made extensive preparations for the event and there was a great outpouring of men who served the Confederate flag.

Next year we may expect to read something like the following in the paper. About 10 o’clock this morning a horseless milk wagon loaded with cowless milk collided with a brainless rider on a chainless wheel. The luckless wheelman was badly injured and being homeless, he was taken in a horseless cab to the home for the friendless.

October 13, 1899
The Union Bag and Paper Company signed contracts Saturday for the construction of a one-story addition at the top of most of their paper mill located on the government canal in the city, and for a two-story office building immediately adjoining on the front corner next to the Thilmany mills.

The Democratic Philadelphia Times does not seem to have great faith in the party. It says that the “Democrats have no more chance to elect Bryan president in 1900 than they have to make a railway journey to the moon.”

October 20, 1899
Luther Lindauer is delivering ice to his patrons which he had stored eight years ago next winter. It is the first time since he commenced the ice business that he ran so low in that article. These layers of ice which he is now taking out are on the bottom and are frozen solid.

Mrs. Johana Coll, of Fond du Lac, while in a paroxysm of nausea, threw up a live full-grown frog. She had been a sufferer of stomach troubles for years, none of the physicians by whom she was treated were able to diagnose her case. She stated that for l years she had symptoms of movement and jumping.

October 27, 1899
It is said that there is not an idle brick layer or stone mason, plasterer, or carpenter in the city of Kaukauna. It is certain there never was a better demand for such laborers. Russell Bros. has been looking several days for stone masons without avail, to do work on their wheel pit.

George Brenzel has completed his sentence of ninety days for selling liquor to the Oneida Indians and is home.


The employees of the railroad shops were reduced to nine hours a day Monday although every department is crowded with work. The reason is assigned to the shortening of daylight working hours.





Saturday, September 29, 2018

Time Machine Trip to September 1968

By Lyle Hansen

September 4, 1968
Captain Jerome J. Hagens, 27, First Street Kimberly, completed the medical service officer basic course at Brooke Army Medical Center, Ft. Sam Huston, Tex., August 9. Capt. Hagens received his B.S. degree in 1963 from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

The total Kaukauna public elementary school system enrollment figures show an increase of 212 of last year's figure 1619 students. The large increase has necessitated a search for an additional classroom in the city's elementary system for the coming year. Park school showed the largest enrollment jump over last year with a total of 641 students this year compared with 469 one year ago.

The Hollandtown Golden Raiders open their 1968 football slate with a victory over St. Peter and Paul's of Green Bay Sunday defeating the Green Bay team on their home field by a 19-0 margin. Jerry Van Dyn Hoven scored the first touchdown for coach Bob Wurdinger's charges on a 6-yard jaunt off tackle. The second score came in the second period when Jerry Kerkhoff rambled 67 yards on a sweep. In the third period quarterback Reed Giordana collaborated with Jerry Driessen on a 55-yard touchdown pass play for the final score of the ballgame. Wurdinger had special praise for his defense which allowed just three first downs during the entire game.

September 6, 1968
The Kaukauna high school cross country team enters its second week of practice with 15 candidates currently taking part in the drills under coach Don Jensen. The squad is the current Mid-Eastern champions and placed 6th in the state last year. Returning from last year’s team are seniors Carl Haack and Don Kerkhof along with Junior Bob Kneepkins.

The Kaukauna high school gridders will take the field Saturday for the opening of the 1968 season. The Ghosts with a new look and a new coach have Abbot Pennings on tap for their initial head-knocking this fall. Kaukauna head coach Ken Roloff expects a tough opener for his boys as the Orange and Black take the field on enemy ground at De Pere.

September 11, 1968
Wilfred Van Abel was crowned the “Schut King” Sunday at Hollandtown in the 119th running of the affair by the St. Francis Society of that community. Van Abel downed the bird on the 808th shot. 64 shooters took part in the event. Van Abel succeeds Lyle Fink as the King.

The count has reached the 100 mark for the second straight year in the program of Dutch Elm Disease testing for the city of Kaukauna according to city forester Victor Luedtke. Based on about 5000 trees in the city Kaukauna has had about a 2 percent loss each of the past two years.

September 13, 1968
Kaukauna voters gave their approval by a 2-1 margin in favor of the school construction referendum which now clears the way for construction to begin on a new elementary school located on the city’s north side.


Jeffrey P. DeBruin of Kaukauna receives his commission as second lieutenant in the Army Reserve artillery. Pinning on his insignia are his wife, Ellen and Col. Edwin G. Pike, professor of military science and commandant of the ROTC program at the University of Wisconsin in Madison. 


September 18, 1968

Five medals, two of them for heroism in combat have been received by Army Captain Thomas A. McAndrews of Kaukauna. The awards were presented recently in ceremonies near An Khe, Vietnam. Capt. McAndrews earned his second Silver Star for heroism last March 25 while serving as commanding officer of Company A, 1st Battalion, 8th Cavalry Division. He received the Army Commendation Medal for heroism in action last January 15. He entered a Viet Cong tunnel and captured an armed enemy soldier. The Bronze Star Medal was awarded for meritorious service in combat August 1967 to August 1968.


Marine Lance Corporal James B. Ardinger, 20, of Kaukauna, has been presented his combat aircrewman insignia by the commanding officer of the Marine Observation Squadron serving in South Vietnam. The insignia is awarded for completing in excess of 20 combat missions.

Four Kaukauna young men were among the Outagamie County inductees into the U.S. Army on September 12. They are Robert W. Reetz, David Appleton, Merlin Van Asten, Mark J. Farrell.

September 20, 1968
A bid of $7,570 was accepted Tuesday evening by the Kaukauna common council for the necessary soil and sod for the new softball diamond in the Doty Bayorgeon Recreation Area.

September 25, 1968

Like grandfather, like grandson, Military tradition runs deep in the family of John W. Deno of Kaukauna. It was May 28, 1918 when the first Deno donned the “olive drag” of the U. S. Army and a little more than a month and fifty years later his grandson, Dale Deno of Menasha did the same thing. The first Deno served his country in World War I (the war to end all wars) from May 1918 to August 1919. His grandson entered service June 1968 and graduated basic training at Fort Campbell, Kentucky in August. Dale was on leave visiting his parents and grandfather and is now stationed at the Red Stone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama.



September 27, 1968



Airman James W. Stadler, Little Chute, has completed basic training at Lackland AFB, Tex. He is now assigned to The Air Force Technical Training Center at Sheppard AFB, Tex. 













The Wisconsin State patrol increased its number by one third Friday when 90 Troopers were sworn-in at graduation ceremonies last Friday. Among the graduates was Gerald Kappmeyer of Kaukauna. The feature speaker for the event was governor Warren P. Knowles.







Kaukauna Homecoming 1968
  
Queen Barbara Peebles
Attendant Jennie Schuler                         Attendant Donna Zobel 


Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Time Machine Trip to September 1928


By Lyle Hansen

September 5, 1928

A notice of quarantine for rabies has been posted in the town of Buchanan this week against dogs running at large because of the distract being infested by rabies.  The quarantine was ordered following the loss of several head of cattle in the town of Buchanan as the result of rabies infected canines.  

A crew of workmen of the Wisconsin Public Service Corporation are busily engaged in removing the tracks of the Green Bay-Kaukauna interurban line the service onto Kaukauna is now a thing of history. Saturday evening the last street car operated on the tracks. The company has been losing money for some time now and asked permission to discontinue the service.

Sherwood – Gordon Cornelius, 6 years of age, son of Mr. and Mrs. August Heiman, suffered fatal injuries when a seeder ran him over on his father’s farm Friday afternoon. The child had been riding on the seeder with his father, when the father got off and had left the vehicle. The horses started ahead suddenly throwing the boy to the ground and the seeder passed over him.

September 7, 1928

Hugh O’Connell
An item from the New York Times of August 28th tells about the successes by Hugh O’Connell, former Kaukauna man, who has made a success on the big stages throughout the United States. Mr. O’Connell recently played in “The Rocket,” as a newspaper man to great reviews.








September 11, 1928

Bernie Abrott, Kaukauna hurler, iron man of the loop, who pitched every inning of every game played by the Kaukauna club in the Fox Valley loop. In the twenty games Abrott hurled 179 innings. He allowed few hits and pitched a no hitter against the pennant winning Kimber-Little Chute squad.

Double funeral service will be held at Little Chute tomorrow morning from St. John's Catholic Church for Mr. and Mrs. Garrett Janssen who died four days apart. Mrs. Janssen, 68, died at her home very suddenly of a heart attack last Thursday morning while her widower Garrett, 78, died following a stroke early Monday morning. A couple are survived by six daughters and six sons.

Arthur Schmalz was named post commander of the Kaukauna Post No. 41 of the American Legion. He succeeds Ed Haas who held the position for the past two years.

September 14, 1928
A warning by John Hyde, local night patrolman, was the cause of the capture of John Harris, Brooklyn, New York, by Appleton police Tuesday evening. A call came out from DePere of the robbery of the gas station attendant at gunpoint. Notice to be on the lookout for a Chrysler sedan bearing license of the state of Ohio as the suspect in the robbery. Officer died had received a warning to the corner of law until her Street driving there as a car which had been described down the street. He notified the Appleton police who stopped the car after a wild chase and arrested the driver.

Will Rogers Says – A Democrat is naturally windier than a Republican. He is out of office more and has more time to think of things to say. All a Republican has to say is “I'm in try and try to get me out.” While with a Democrat he only has to say something that'll get the Republican out and will also get him in. 
     The voters now go to the polls in an automobile, but they don't carry anymore in their heads than the old timer who went there on a mule, so the old bunk that you cannot fool the voter is the biggest bunk there is; he has been fooled all his life and he always will be fooled. 

September 18, 1928
Ten men of this vicinity, who had assisted in the treatment of cattle suffering rabies, are taking the Pasteur treatment to control any possible infection. This is an outgrowth of the mad dog scare in this section following the loss of several head of cattle as a result of rabies. 

The total valuation of the Hollandtown is as follows:
Horses, 542 …………. $52,175
Cattle, 2883 ………...$113,275
Sheep, 85 ……………….$815
Swine, 502…………….$6230
Wagons, sleigh 233…...$2555
Merchants’ stock ….….$1700
Motorcycles, 1 …….……$50
Automobiles, 231.…. $49775
All other personal prop. ..12,735
Personal property … $242,680
Rent estate …………$1,884,980
Total valuation…….$2,366,970

September 21, 1928
De Pere – Struck on the head with a heavy board and robbed of $20 by two men who waylaid him Tuesday night is the story told the police by Omer Pagel, 24, Wrightstown deckhand on the tug Jane, Fox River navigation company. Pagel said he left the tug and was walking east on James Street when one of the men rushed out from between buildings and grabbed him, the other hit him over the head with a piece of board. He was found by Robert Van Den Heuvel of the power plant who notified police. He is currently in a Green Bay hospital with injuries to his head and the back of his neck.


The Kimberly-Little Chute baseball team. Fox River Valley league champions for the 1928 season. The players left to right top row, Kotal, Len Smith, Hammen, and G. Pocan. Second row, Schell, Thein, and “Boots” Lamers. Bottom row, Lemmers, M. Lamers, Vanderloop, C. Pocan.