News: Neillsville (1 Aug 1918)

Contact: Ann Stevens

Surnames: Wilbur, Finn, McLamphy, Plath, Scheibe, Wepfer, Robinson, Krause, Starck, Winkleman, Wittke, Reichert, Heyder, Anderson, Moorhead, Dillenbeck, Mund, Wendt, Devos, Redmond, Muck, Ketel, Phillips, Wahl

----Source: Neillsville Times (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 8/1/1918

Neillsville (1 Aug 1918)

Ben Wilbur went to Hixton on Tuesday.

Miss Clara Finn returned home to Elroy Tuesday after a short visit with Miss Nellie McLamphy.

Mrs. Carl Plath, Miss Alma Scheibe and Aldor Plath of Marshfield spent Sunday here with Emil Wepfer.

The ladies of the Catholic Church will serve ice cream on John Marx lawn next Sunday. Everybody invited.

Jack Robinson went back to Washburn Monday night to resume his work after a couple weeks’ vacation with his parents.

Oscar Krause, a son of Mr. and Mrs. Jos. Krause, was operated for appendicitis at the hospital last week and is getting along quite nicely.

Mr. and Mrs. Aug. Starck of Alexandria, Minn., left yesterday for Crystal Lake for a visit after spending several days here with Mr. and Mrs. Emil Winkleman.

Fred Wittke and family of Lafayette, Ind., returned to their home Saturday after a visit with the Wittke families, Gus. Reichert and family and other relatives.

A.G. Wepfer and dAughter came up from Norwalk last Thursday to spend a few days with his brother, Emil, who returned to Great Lakes yesterday after a ten-day furlough.

Mrs. M. Heyder spent Sunday at Eau Claire with her dAughter, Miss Clara, who recently underwent an operation there. Mrs. Frank Anderson and baby of River Falls also visited Miss Heyder Sunday and came home with Mrs. Heyder to spend a short time there.

Mr. and Mrs. D. Moorhead wish to thank the people of the Janesville Settlement for the little tokens and kindnesses to their boys before they left for camp. Also Roger Dillenbeck and Elmer Mund for lending their cars and Mr. and Mrs. F. Wendt and family of Neillsville for their kindness.

The Carlisle Indian School at Carlisle, Pa., has been permanently abandoned and turned over to the War Department for hospital purposes and for the rehabilitation and re-education of sick and wounded soldiers., The famous school classes to exist, and its 700 students were transferred to other Indian schools.

Attorney and Mrs. A.L. Devos of Neillsville and Mr. and Mrs. John L. Devos of Milwaukee motored here from Neillsville last Saturday and spent a few days as guests of Mrs. G.L. Redmond at the O’Brien home in Trout. Miss Ella Muck, who has spent a week there, returned home with them. –B.R.F. Journal

County Food Administrator Emil Ketel has received some very complimentary letters regarding his sugar cards, the state food administration being particularly pleased with them. The cards are working out in great shape and it will be but a question of a short time when the entire state will adopt Ketel’s plan.

C.W. Phillips is here for a brief visit with his dAughter, Mrs. E.G. Wahl. Mr. Phillips is a foreman for the Brooks-Ross Lumber Co. and has just completed loading out two million feet of logs, besides a large quantity of bark. He is a man well advanced in years, but has lots of pep in him yet and is doing his bit to supply the places of the young men gone to war.



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