News: Thorp Courier (25 Apr 2001)

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~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THORP COURIER dated April 25, 2001

100 YEARS AGO...

Carl & Walter Beilfuss have become partners with their brother Arthur and the 3 will operate the warehouse with the future name Beilfuss Bros.

E.L. Snyder will pay 11 cents for eggs this week.

C. Barth sold some property last week to Henry Frese.

Mr & Mrs. Ed. Bobb had a daughter on April 22nd.

Dr. McKittrick reported that Mr. & Mrs. H.W. Miller had twin girls on April 20th.

A. Albert has begun erection of the cheese factory next to his creamery and should be open for business in about 10 days.


George Quammen from Rogers Creek, died last Friday.

Mr & Mrs. Emmet Flora of West Allis, had a son April 7th.

Matilda Pawelek and Charles Klouda won the Declamatory and Oratorical contests in the "Seniors Win Contest".

Mr & Mrs. Ray Briggs had a daughter April 15th.

Mr & Mrs. J.L. Kondell had a daughter April 1st in Chicago. She was the former Meta Hansman.

Caroline Najuch will be buried here. Her remains arrived from Detroit, Mich.

Two pairs of twin calves were born on the farm of John Engebretson during the last two weeks.

Lee Walsdorf has purchased the A.C. Johnson home.

Elsie (John) Barth, age 29, died in Eau Claire on April 19th.

Minnie Pingel, age 29, died in Chippewa Falls on April 12th.

Anton Velcheck and Ray Smigaj, attended the baseball meeting for the purpose of organizing the league.


Christian Berg, age 83, died in Stanley on April 5th.

Tom Herman married Nellie Johnston on Saturday.

Mr & Mrs. Wilson Hall had a son on March 11th in Oakland, CA. She is the former Mary Peterson.

Sgt. & Mrs. Adolph Wald Jr had a daughter on April 16th.

William Wynimko, age 64, died April 15th on his farm.

George Konieczny and Jean Szczech were wed April 14th.

Marion Foster and Arnold Haas were wed April 14th.

On April 10th, Wilbur Benzschawel and Marlene Lengyel were wed by Father Pinion.

Ruth Henke and Warren Rose were wed March 31st by Rev. Muckerheide.


A 5 yr old boy drowned in a stream in Withee while fishing. He was the son of Mr. & Mrs. Adam J. Wiater of Hanover Park , Ill.

Daniel Cwikla, age 28 of Owen, was killed in a car accident on April 11th.

John (Jack) McCorison, age 67 of Owen, died April 10th in Eau Claire.


Ralph Haas & Maria Norton were wed April 20th in New Richmond.

On the deans list at Marquette Univ. were Jennifer Bornsen and William Verkuilen.

Michael Amundson received his masters degree from UW-Madison.

Adolph (Scotty) Mikottis, age 76 of Stanley, died April 22nd in Chippewa Falls.

Victoria Biddle, age 60 of Boscobel, died April 12th in Muscola.

Janice Blume, daughter of Leona and Chester Moen, is now a full-time English as a Second Language instructor.

IN MEMORY... BIDDLE, Arthur ? - 4/26/00 NUSBAUM, Shanda Marie 1/17/1977 - 4/29/2000

OBITUARIES: ALBERT, Julia (Thorson) 7/22/1908 - 4/20/2001

(Parents: Tobias & Helen (Erickson); spouse: Edgar T. Albert) FRENETTE, James ? - 4/19/2001

(Spouse: Dorothy (Czech)



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