Saturday, April 21, 2007

Local News - December 29, 1917

Columbia City Post, Whitley County, Indiana
Saturday, December 29, 1917

Thank Their Friends.

Mrs. William Bordner and daughter Miss Sarah Bordner wish to thank their neighbors and friends for a miscellaneous Christmas shower which was given them a few days ago. They greatly appreciate the kindness.

Licensed to Wed.
Herbert Kneller, son of Dan Kneller, of Thorncreek township, and Miss Marie Hartsough, daughter of Edward Hartsough, of this county secured a license to wed Saturday afternoon. both of the young people have many friends who wish them much happiness. They will reside on a farm.

New Babe at the Oren Clark Home.
Vesta Annabelle Clark is the name of a baby girl born to Mr. and Mrs. Oren Clark Saturday forenoon. Dr. B. F. Linvill was the attending physician. Mr. Clark is one of the city carriers and he hustled around in great style Saturday afternoon.

Will Take Short Course at Purdue.
Nile Nolt will leave Sunday for LaFayette, Ind., where he will take the short course offered by Purdue University. He is a son of County Commissioner Jonas Nolt, and he is anxious to get onto the most approved methods of farming. The short course at Purdue is being attended each year by more and more farmers, many of them men in middle age.

Two Fellows Home From Camp Taylor.
Vic Phend and Earl Bordner are both home for short furloughs from Camp Zachary Taylor, Louisville, Ky. The former came Thursday evening. He is in the engineers and likes his work very much. He has grown heavier, weighing about one hundred and eighty pounds and he looks every inch a man now. Earl Bordner is in the medical detachment of the engineers and he, too, has benefited by his training. He is a half inch taller and is also heavier. He will be here until Tuesday, visiting with his father, R. J. Bordner, and others.

Entertained Guests.
Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Auer entertained a few guests to six o'clock dinner Friday evening. Those present were Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence D. Miller, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Snyder, Miss Edith Miller and Miss Minnie Auer, who is home on a vacation from school at Detroit. Mr. and Mrs. Charles H. Jones, of North Line street, entertained Dr. Alice B. Williams and mother, Mrs. C. S. Williams, and Irvin Brown and family at six o'clock dinner Saturday evening.

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