Star Lake Breezes
Minocqua Times, June 18, 1896
Original Date
  • Bookwood Historical Collection, Star Lake
  • Minocqua Public Library
  • UW Madison/Wis Hist Soc

Children's Day exercises at the the [sic] hall next Sunday.

The busy hum of the planeing [sic] mill is now heard daily.

The ball tossers played at Lake Laura last Sunday afternoon.

The painters are applying a coat of fire-proof paint to the outside of the mill.

Mrs. McGeorge has a pretty poll parrot that she is teaching plain unadulterated English language.

Leon Tupper, who has been quite sick the past two weeks, we are glad to say is gradually nearing recovery.

The "free for all" of last Saturday evening was fun galore while it lasted, but "Oh! what a difference in the morning.

Frank Saynor was up from his Plum Lake Summer Resort last Tuesdy. He reports fishing better this year that ever.

Rev. Glazser, Lutheran pastor of Neugard, held devine services at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. LaSanski last Monday evening.

Miss M. Maxim, a school teacher of Spring Grove, Illinois, is visiting with her mother and the boys. She may remain during the summer.

An ice cream and strawberry social at the hall Saturday night for the benefit of the Catholic church, was well patronieed [sic] and netter something over thirty-four dollars.

Some remarkable catches of muskallong [sic] are being made daily. Mr. A. E. Williams captured three beauties averaging eighteen pounds, one day last week, in the short space of two hours, meriting the title of champion angler up to date.

M. E. Monsell, of Minocqua, is guiding for the company. His long experience as a fisherman, his knowledge of the haunts and peculiarites of the finny tribe and expertness with the oars places him among those who rank first as gidesl. It's a cold day when M. E. makes a "water haul."

Mr. and Mrs. Reynolds, of the Woldheim, [sic] are looking after the wants of a score of distinguished ladies and gentelmen [sic] from Cjhicago and elsewhere, who are spending a short vacation, and boarding among the beautiful lakes that surround the city. IDLER.