News: Neillsville (7 Nov 1918)

Contact: Ann Stevens

Surnames: Henry, Ring, Tews, Michael, Alt, Warnecke, Balue, Densmore, McKimm, Bunkleman, Nehs, Goyette, Schuster, Withee, Spaulding, Tragsdorf, Pierce, Gilman, Varney, Heibel, Schramek, Ford, Weast, Brauer, Forderbruck, Brooks, Dittmer, Bruley, Williamson, Albrecht, Theil, Balch, Leason, McIntyre, Rupprecht, Buddenhagen, Hemp, Mallig, Klann, Oelke, Weeks, Nemitz

----Source: Neillsville Times (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 11/7/1918

Neillsville (7 Nov 1918)

Miss Sue Henry is sick with the flu.

L.B. Ring went to Milwaukee on business Thursday.

Chas. Tews went to Princeton Monday to spend a week.

John Michael was here from Humbird on business Friday.

Miss Effie Alt was called back to Tony to resume her school work there this week.

Mrs. G. Warnecke of Marshfield is here for a visit with her son and his wife.

Miss Luella Balue of Marshfield spent a few days last week with Miss Densmore.

Joe McKimm went to Westboro Monday to arrange for work for his teams this winter.

Miss Katherine Bunkleman went to Waupun to teach in the schools there, having opened up again.

A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. V.C. Nehs at Rice Lake and has been named Duane Pershing Nehs.

Mr. and Mrs. F.G. Goyette of La Crosse visited with Mr. and Mrs. J.F. Schuster a few days last week.

Theo Withee and wife of Hemlock and John Spaulding of Black River Falls spent Sunday here with friends.

Miss Edna Tragsdorf returned to La Crosse Monday to resume her work in the normal, school having re-opened there Monday.

W.L. Pierce came home from Waupun where he has been working this summer and is now working at the Gaetke Barber Shop.

The Loyal Tribune states that Wm. Gilman went to Grand Rapids where he was joined by his son and they both left on an auto trip to Iowa.

Geo. Varney, County Superintendent of Schools of Wood County, was a victim of the flu, dying at his home at Vesper Saturday evening.

Len Heibel and wife and Adam Heibel and family autoed down from Mondovi Saturday to spend Sunday with their brother, William Heibel and family.

Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Shramek were informed Friday that their son, Corp. Wm. J. Shramek, Battery F of the 46th Artillery Regiment, has arrived safely in France.
J.J. Ford was here shaking hands with friends on Monday.

A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Weast on Sunday evening.

Mrs. Bob Brauer and son, John, went to Oshkosh Monday to spend a short time.

John Forderbruck and family have moved to a farm he recently bought near Bakerville and their departure from this community is deeply regretted by their many friends here.

Mr. and Mrs. Fred Brooks came last week to spend a short time with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. H.J. Brooks. Fred is now stationed at Camp Grant and is home on a ten-day furlough.

Mrs. Ruth Dittmer of Ladysmith stopped off here Thursday on her way home from a visit at La Crosse. Miss Marie Bruley came with her from La Crosse and spent a few days with Mr. and Mrs. L. Williamson.

Mrs. Aug. Albrecht returned home to Marksan on Monday after a brief visit with Mr. and Mrs. Hm. Albrecht. Mrs. F.A. Theil of Ripon, Mrs. Albrecht’s mother, is here to spend some time with the Albrecht family.

H.C. Balch has a ten months’ contract as instructor in the cantonment in Madison, Wis., in military surveying and war mapping. In vocational training of men, he has four instructors under him for the training of 90 men to fit them for special war work in just eight weeks.

Jesse Leason is home from Camp Grant, having been given an honorable discharge, Jesse has been ill for some time with appendicitis and an operation was necessary. He was given his discharge and expects to go to a hospital in a short time to undergo the necessary operation.

Ira McIntyre returned home Saturday from Tioga County, PA. He has spent the summer there doing repair work on his farm. He reports labor conditions there as even more serious than they are here for the high wages in the munitions plants have attracted all the young men who have not already gone to war. Crops there were very good, especially the tobacco crop.

George Rupprecht is home for a few days’ furlough.

Wm. Buddenhagen left Monday evening for Neenah to spend the winter.

Miss Elsie Hemp and Miss Elsie Mallig went to Eau Claire Monday to accept positions.

Miss Freida Klann went to Portage on Monday where she expects to spend the winter.

Miss Rose Oelke of Princeton came Monday to spend several weeks with her sister, Mrs. Chas. Tews.

Dr., Fred Weeks, who was very sick with the flu, is reported on the gain at the farm of a relative at Taylor and it is expected that he can be brought home in a short time.

Wm. Nemitz took his son, Gust, to Rochester, Minn., Monday to consult with the Drs. Mayo relative to the boy. The young man was struck on the cheek bone by a baseball this summer and it is feared that a cancer has resulted.



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