December 4, 1880, continued:
obliged to haul 30 or 40 miles. They should show that they appreciate these
advantages by rendering all the aid in their power to advance the interest of
the new firm and thus benefit themselves.
The roads are now in a very bad
condition. They must be made good by the people sooner or later and it will cost
no more to do it now than at some future time. The trail leading from the north
branch road to the main river bridge is hardly passable for footmen, still it is
the only route to the town of How. There is a direct road cut through all but
three-quarters of a mile, which would shorten the route by some three miles. The
citizens should finish this road. The road on the How side of the river could
also be greatly improved and a town which contains so much fine farming land
should have good roads. It would attract settlers.
There were no How columns during 1881
July 7, 1882
became scared as they were being driven past a 4th of July celebration and ran
away. Mr. GRIGNON was thrown out and his neck was broken. He was about seventy
years of age.
the town of How and will have the same in operation in about four weeks when he
will be prepared to fill orders for all kinds of hardwood lumber to be delivered
at Stiles or Oconto.
August, 1883, for building a school house in School District No. I in the town
of How. A bond of $1,500.00 will be required of the party to whom the contract
is awarded. The committee reserves the right to reject any and all bids.
Committee: H. JOHNSON, R. CHAPMAN and C.P. SCHIMMEL.
August 25, 1883
Great improvements are being made in the town of How. The town is settling up
rapidly with an industrious and sober people,; new farms are being opened on all
sides, new houses erected, barns built and the area of cultivated lands
increased. The time is not far off when How will be one of the richest towns in
School District No. I in the town of How is to have a new school house. The
contract has been let to F.C. SCHEEWE who is to erect the building according to
the plans and specifications prepared by architect McGEE of Oconta. The building
is to cost $1,400.00 and when completed is to be one of the most convenient
school structures in the county. The lumber for same will be funished by the
Daisy Mill in the town of How, owned and operated by J. SURING. Julius Suring of
How went to Oconto on Saturday last, making all his friends there glad.