News: Neillsville (12 Sep 1918)

Contact: Ann Stevens
Surnames: Reitz, Free, Lyons, Huntzicker, Howard, Brown Longencker, Lynch, Kappelan, Miller, Dreckmeyer, Bartell, Nelson, Dudei,, Hoppe, Schuelke, Timerson, Turner, Buddenhagen, Hughes, Kutchera, Dvorak, Smith, Hubbard, Webster, Kegley, Zimmerman, Weller, Harriman, Irvine, Kelly, Calway, Stevens, O’Neill, Devos, Boernke, Walker, Carl, Martin, Hoganson, Lowe, Pernod, Arndt, Johnson, Brooks, Mertes, Sturdevant, Roberts, Bullard, Darling, Prochazka, Hewett, Finnett, Reinow, Brouiant, Ewing, La Vasseur, Turigney, Deutsch, Baker, Radley, Wilding, Yoker, Brown, Sortomy, Finkle, Wendt, Matheson

----Source: Neillsville Times (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 9/12/1918

Neillsville (12 Sep 1918)

Fred Reitz was here a few days last week on business.

Miss Beth Free is teaching school again this year at Chili.

Mrs. A.L. Lyons returned Monday from her visit at Eau Claire.

Miss Ruth Huntzicker of Greenwood spent Sunday with friends here.

Mrs. John Howard is here from St. Paul for a general visit with relatives.

Mrs. Anna Brown went to Eleva Friday after spending a short time here.

Miss Gladys Longenecker went to Eleva Friday where she will teach this year.

Wilbur Lynch spent Sunday here with his wife’s mother, Mrs. M. Kappellan.

Miss Minnie Miller is back at the Marah store after a two weeks’ vacation.

Al. Dreckmeyer underwent an operation at the Marshfield Hospital last week.

Mrs. H.E. Bartell went to Edgar Monday to spend a few days with friends.

Miss Clara Nelson of Black River Falls is visiting her brother, P.N. Nelson, and wife.

John Dudei has brought the Hoppe place on North Grand Ave. and moved to town.

Mr. and Mrs. Carl Schuelke went to Milwaukee Thursday to spend a short time with relatives.

Dan Timerson has brought the Al. Turner place in York and has decided to stay in Clark County.

Mrs. Louis Buddenhagen went to Waussau Monday to attend a Y.M.C.A. school of instruction.

Dan Hughes came down from Menominie Saturday and spent Sunday with his folks on the Ridge.

Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Kutchera and Mrs. Dvorak left Sunday on an auto trip to La Crosse and Trempeleau.

Hon. W.L. Smith went to Milwaukee Monday to spend several days on the social insurance committee work.

Hugh Hubbard and family returned to Big Foot, Ill., Friday after a few weeks’ visit here with his parents.

Miss Ethel Webster and Vernon Kegley came from Hillsboro Monday to spend a short time with his parents.

Miss Ruth Free and Harry Zimmerman visited a few days last week with Mr. and Mrs. Percy Free at Withee.

Mrs. Weller returned home to Glenwood City Monday after a visit with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. A.M. Harriman.

D.A. Irvine and family of Milwaukee are visiting his parents in Beaver and his brother, John, in this city.

Mrs. Thomas Kelly left Friday for Stratford, Ontario, having been called there by the serious illness of her father.

Court Reporter F.D. Calway went to Baraboo Monday where Judge Stevens opened the fall term of court for Judge O’Neill.

Mrs. Abe Lynch and daughter left Friday for South Bend, Ind., where they will spend a short time with John Lynch and wife.

Mr. and Mrs. John Devos returned home to Milwaukee Thursday after spending the summer with their son, A.L. Devos, and wife.

Mrs. Wm. Boernke and daughter returned home to Osseo Thursday after a short visit with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Louis Nelson.

Mr. and Mrs. John Lynch of Milwaukee came up Friday and spent a couple days with relatives here and with his sister, Mrs. Clint Walker, of Tioga.

Herman Carl went to Marshfield Monday afternoon to consult physicians regarding his health, which has been poorly for some weeks.

John Elliot Zimmerman, son and heir to Mr. and Mrs. George Zimmerman, was born on Friday of last week and since that time Grand-dad Zimmerman has been figuring on raising the roof of the Big Store as George’s head interferes with the ceiling most of the time.

W.D. Martin made a forced drive to Merrillan Friday afternoon in order to get a Wm. Hart film which was to be shown that night and which had been delayed in transmission. It was a tough trip through the sand, but Mr. Martin felt that as long as he had advertised Hart that he did not want to disappoint his patrons.

A. Hoganson was here from Chili Tuesday.

Thomas Lowe went to Milwaukee on Tuesday.

Paul Pernod transacted business in Milwaukee last week.

A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Aug. Arndt on Sunday.

Miss Eunice Johnson of Merrillan is the guest of Miss Jessie Brooks.

Miss Laura Mertes went to Milwaukee Tuesday to visit with friends.

Mrs. C.R. Sturdevant went to Eau Clair Tuesday to spend a couple days.

Rev. Roberts and W.C. Bullard went to Marston Tuesday to attend Presbytery.

Mrs. Asa Darling went to Milwaukee after a couple weeks’ visit here with her parents.

Miss Georgine Prochazka is home from Chicago to spend her vacation with her parents.

Sheriff and Mrs. Hewett took Mrs. Amy Finnett and Louis Reinow to Mendota Tuesday.

Miss Evelyn Brouiant went to Bethel Academy last week where she will teach this year.

Mrs. John Ewing of Seattle, formerly of the town of Sherwood, visited with friends here a few days last week.

Mrs. La Vasseur left Tuesday for her home at Montreal after spending the summer here with here with her sister, Miss Turigney.

Gust Deutsch went to Holcomb and brought his mother home Friday. She had been spending several weeks there with her daughter.

Earl Baker, son of Mrs. G.S. Radley, living south of Owen, was killed in action on Aug. 8th. He enlisted in the army at Minneapolis.

The Sherman Kelly Stock Co. has its usual fair date at the Grand this week with a very high class of plays and are giving general satisfaction.

Myron Wilding came home from Lac du Flambeau last week for the fair. Oscar Yoker went up Tuesday to take his place at the Wilding camp.

R.V. Brown went to Eau Claire Tuesday to arrange for the exhibition at the county fair of the Capt. Sortomy display of war relics and trophies.

A girl was born to Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Finkle at the Neillsville Hospital last Sunday. Mrs. Finkle is from Greenwood and her husband is now in the army.

In a letter renewing his subscription to the Times, H.C. Wendt of Fitchburg states that they are well and happy and wishes to be remembered to his many friends here.

Young men in the draft age who are desirous of becoming physicians are just now being offered an excellent opportunity through the government aid plan. The government is giving material assistance to young men desirous of becoming physicians, but not able to bear the financial burden. Dr. Matheson will gladly give details of the plan to any young men interested.



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