News: The Clark Republican and Press 8-23-1894

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----Source: The Clark Republican and Press Date: 8-23-1894

Johnnie Hein went to York Tuesday to cut staves in his father’s stave and heading mills at that place. He expects to remain there until the first of November.

Why can’t Tom Hommel or Doc Marsh persuade the storm king to bless us with rain. Tom knows how to handle and control dynamite, while the doctor is a staunch friend and believer in Hicks and his "storm periods". In fact Doc had a severe case of it last week himself. Give us rain.

Mrs. Anna Dangers started for St. Cloud, Wis .this Thursday morning to attend the wedding of her sister Mary Schmitz, who has been stopping with her for a year or more. Miss Schmitz will be married to Peter Rohlinger of Oklahoma, on August 30th. From St. Cloud Mrs. Dangers will go to Chicago to purchase her fall stock of millinery.

For a week or more there has been a band of gypsies in camp on the banks of the O’Neill creek, at the foot of West street, and from all reports they are making more money these times than any business house in the city. One day last week the presumptions fortune teller of the tribe took in over fifty dollars from the fish of the town who wished to know their future destiny.

Will Marsh left this city Monday morning for Paris to purchase the finest stock of dry goods and cloaks ever brought to this section of the state. Will is not much French, but he has got Parisian notions in his head, and thinks that by going to France he will become a genuine Frenchy before his return. At any rate he intends to keep abreast of the times, and a little ahead if anything. Well, Will Au Revoir.

GREENWOOD - Rev. J. Martin, the evangelist, spent Sunday with H. W. Burt and wife.

Mabel Thompson returned from her visit at Wausau Monday.

The lawn party given by Mr. and Mrs. Schofield for Hugh and Allie was a decided success. There were about eighty guests present and the time was spent in dancing and games. The park was lit by Japanese lanterns and torches, and present a beautiful appearance.

I. J. Burris, who came from Wauhegan, Ill. On his bicycle to visit his cousin, Robt. Schofield, started on his return home Sunday and expected to be there by Wednesday.

Mrs. Hendren has been very sick the past week.

Mrs. Dutcher’s two daughters are home on a visit.

Mrs. W. E. Burt of Weston Rapids, is here on a visit to relatives.

Walter Mason and children started for Dakota last Friday.

Mr. and Mrs. Bishop were called to Camp Douglas Wednesday last by the sudden death of Mrs. Bishop’s father, who was killed by a colt.

WILCOX: Fred Benedict went to Withee last Wednesday.

Mrs. Phillip White of Loyal, spent a few days in York last week.

Ed Billings of Pleasant Ridge came over last Wednesday and gave his gal a buggy ride.

Last week Wednesday little George Mortimer had three fingers on his right hand smashed in the pulley of a hay fork and while trying to extricate them his left hand was caught and one finger smashed.



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