News: Neillsville (8 Aug 1918)

Contact: Ann Stevens

Surnames: Brown, Neis, Kolar, Geeslin, Annell, Dorn, Gullickson, Stolte, Turner, Kountz, Trumbull, Farning, Ketel, Johnson, Charles, Wolff, Benedict, Dresden, Calendar, Harriman, Marx, Beck, Crosby, Furstenberg, Montgomery, Knoop, Sontag, Kurth, Kountz, Davis, Crandall, Currier, Moody, Hales, Williams, Johnke, Runkel, Lowe, Hubing, Hake, Bradbury, Postweiler, Norred, Rude, Hazelwood, Ekern, Webb, Taylor, Rush, Dangers, Trogner, Wells, Wood, Nichols, Schuster, Marsh, Peters, Goyette, Howard, Kearney, Hanson, Flynn, Schultz, Frances, Crocker, Richmond, Steinke, Enterest, Deland, Brandt, Jacques, Queenan

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

Neillsville (8 AUG 1918)

Mrs. Forest Brown was here from St. Paul over Sunday.

Albert Neis of Lodi came up Monday to spend a few days.

Jos. Kolar was home from Albert Lea, Minn., over Sunday.

Mrs. Geeslin went to Ripon on Tuesday to spend a few days.

E.G. Annell was here from Dundee a couple days last week.

Herbert Dorn was here from Sparta on an over-Sunday furlough.

A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. John Gullickson on July 28th.

F.L. Stolte was at St. Paul the first of the week on business.

Mrs. Chas. Turner of Chicago is the guest of Miss Kathryn Kountz.

Mr. and Mrs. Harry Trumbull are guests of Mr. and Mrs. Will Farning.

Mrs. Fred Brown of Sheldon, Iowa, is a guest of Mr. and Mrs. E.J. Ketel.

Miss Esther Johnson of Chicago is visiting at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Charles.

Mr. and Mrs. John Wolff went to Milwaukee last week to spend a short time.

Mrs. Julius Benedict is spending a few days with relatives at Black River Falls.
Rob Dresden of Kaukauna spent Sunday here with his uncle, C.B. Dresden and family.

Mrs. Calendar of Beach, N.D., is here visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. A.M. Harriman.

Misses Johanna and Celia Marx came home from Eau Claire last week to spend a few days.

Mrs. Louis Beck of San Antonio, Texas, is here for a visit at the home of Mr. and Mrs. E.W. Crosby.

Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Furstenberg of Marshfield spend Sunday here with Mr. and Mrs. Will Montgomery.

Miss Clara Knoop and Gene Sontag spent Sunday with Miss Knoop’s sister at the Marshfield hospital.

Louis Kurth left Monday for Seattle where he will work for Uncle Sam operating an engine in a ship yard.

Mrs. R.F. Kountz returned from the hospital at Eau Claire last week considerably improved in health.

Kearney Davis and family left on Wednesday for Portland, Ore., where they will spend several months.

George Crandall, a former teacher in the Neillsville schools, but now in the army, spent Sunday here with friends.

Dr. Currier was here from Greenwood last week. He has been called into the veterinarian service of the government.

Mrs. Clara Moody and daughter, Miss Bessie, of Waukegan, Ill., are guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. C.M. Moody.

Harry Hales and sister, Ella, and Fern Williams motored to Poynette this week and spent a few days at the P.W. Hales home.

Julius Johnke and daughter, Miss Hattie, returned home to Chicago Monday after a brief visit with Neillsville relatives.

Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Runkel and son of Waukesha have been guests at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.B. Lowe, for a few days.

Mrs. Henry Hubing and baby came from Union, Mont., Monday to spend the summer with her father, A.S. Hake, as her husband has enlisted and gone to war.

Dr. and Mrs. Bradbury left Tuesday to attend a meeting of state health officers at Madison and Mrs. Bradbury to spend a few days at Wonewoc.

Mrs. Louis Postweiler of Blue Island, Ill., and Mrs. Ervin Norred of Spooner returned to their homes on Tuesday after a visit with Mr. and Mrs. George Rude.

John Hazelwood, chairman of the State Highway Commission, was in Neillsville on Monday. He is making a tour of the state, looking over the state trunk line system.
Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Ekern of Northfield, Minn., Mr. and Mrs. W.J. Webb and Mrs. John Taylor of Whitehall were guests of Mr. and Mrs. W.J. Rush last Wednesday.

Fred Dangers came up from Chicago Friday, having been called there from Tulsa, Okla., on business. While Fred was here he received a telegram announcing the birth of another son.

Mr. and Mrs. G.W. Trogner and Mr. and Mrs. M.N. Wells leave on Saturday for Portland, Ore., to attend the National G.A.R. encampment. Mr. and Mrs. Trogner expect to spend the winter there.

Fred Wood was here from Camp Grant Monday, being on his way back from a visit with his parents at Owen. Mr. Wood and daughter, Mrs. Mort Nichols, and Will Wood of Virginian City, Minn., drove down from Owen with Fred Monday morning.

Mr. and Mrs. J.F. Schuster drove to La Crosse Saturday to see Phil. Marsh and Donovan Peters of Portland. The young men were on a troop train on their way to France and the meeting with Mr. and Mrs. Schuster was a very pleasant surprise to them. Mrs. Schuster’s sister, Mrs. Goyette, drove back home with them and returned to La Crosse on Monday.

The Times is in receipt of a letter from Vernie Howard, who went to Valparaiso, Ind., with a recent quota of boys to study mechanical work for the army. He is now at Pittsburgh at the University of Pennsylvania and in his letter says there are 1200 Sammies there and that he likes the work very much. He particularly emphasized the splendid quality of the “chuck” there.

Mrs. Kearney is visiting relatives in Beloit.

Senator Frank Hanson was here from Mauston on Monday.

Mrs. Arthur Flynn returned home last week to Sioux Falls, S.D.

Mr. and Mrs. Schultz of Milwaukee are visiting at the home of Henry Schultz.

Mrs. A.B. Frances of Minneapolis is here for a brief visit with Miss Helen Crocker.

Miss Maggie Richmond and daughter of Loyal are visiting Mr. and Mrs. W.J. Rush.

Mrs. Fred Steinke and Mrs. Jos. Enterest of Ft. Atkinson are visiting their father, A. Hake.

Miss Mary Kearney came home yesterday from Bisbee, Arizona, where she has been teaching.

Mrs. L.C. Deland and daughter, Loraine, of Appleton, are visiting her son, Chas. Deland, and wife.

Fred Brandt is home from school at Watertown. He has been visiting at Randolph since school closed.

Miss Marjorie Jacques is home from Madison to spend the summer vacation. Miss Ethel Queenan came home with her to spend a short time.



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