News: Neillsville (14 Nov 1918)

Contact: Ann Stevens

Surnames: Mead, Keisling, Rude, Wolff, Karner, Stevens, Prock, Wilding, March, Bailey, Subke, Bruley, Kronschnabel, Tucker, Shaw, Calway, O’Neill, Crocker, Dillabo, Brameld, Burton, Northup, Flint, Weckwerth, Schoengarth, Tullis, Frechette, Sauerberg, Matheson, Carlton, Thoma, Babcock, Lockbram, Clune, McAdoo

----Source: Neillsville Times (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 11/14/1918

Neillsville (14 Nov 1918)

Fred Mead was here from Abbotsford Saturday.

Miss Margaret Keisling of Chicago is a guest of Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Rude.

Miss Jessie Wolff is home from Fairbault, Minn., where she has been trimming this season.

Robert Karner came from Sheboygan Saturday for an over-Sunday visit with old friends here.

Mrs. Barbara Stevens went to Sparta Monday after a brief visit with Mr. and Mrs. Jos. Prock.

Myron Wilding, a prominent lumberman from Lac du Flambeau, was here a couple days this week.

Telegrams were received here last week telling of the death of Lynn Marsh, husband of Miss Eva Bailey, at Seattle.

Henry Subke and Fred Subke went to Marshfield Monday, taking Henry’s little daughter there for an operation for the removal of her tonsils.

Tom Bruley went to Antigo Tuesday to spend a few days.

Postmaster Hm. Kronschnabel of Dorchester was here on business Tuesday.

E.H. Tucker and family of Lodi drove up last week and spent a short time with Len Shaw and family. Mr. Shaw returned home with them.

F.D. Calway went to Baraboo Monday to report the court session there this week. Judge O’Neill went to Baraboo on Saturday, stopping off at Madison on the way down to hear Ex-Pres. Taft speak.

Mrs. E.E. Crocker was called to Black River Falls on Thursday by the death of her mother, Mrs. Jane Dillabo. Mr. Crocker went there on Saturday to attend the funeral. Mrs. Dillabo was 91 years of age.

Raymond Brameld is home for a brief visit with his parents.

Marshfield papers contain the news of the death of Father Burton at San Francisco. Father Burton was the rector of the Episcopal churches at Marshfield and Neillsville and organized the Boy Scouts here. He was a fine man and his death from pneumonia will be greatly regretted by those who knew him here.

Percy Northup has been making regular trips to Marshfield to have his eyes treated. He cut the eyeball a short time ago on a corn stalk and it has been giving his great pain since that time.

Miss Lois Flint came up from Milwaukee last Saturday and remained until Monday, a guest of Mrs. Herman Weckwerth and other friends.–Black River Falls Banner.

On Nov. 6th, Judge Schoengarth united in marriage William J Tullis and Miss Isabelle Frechette. They are prominent and capable young people of this vicinity and will go to housekeeping with the best wishes of a host of friends.

Nurse Dora Sauerberg and Mrs. Matheson, who became infected with the flu while nursing Mrs. T.V. Carlton, are somewhat better. Miss Sauerberg was able to go home yesterday and Mrs. Matheson is recovering rapidly from pneumonia.

Ben Thoma was badly hurt Saturday afternoon while driving his car to town. In some manner he lost control of the car and it went off a culvert. Ben suffered a broken jaw and a broken collarbone and other minor injuries. He has but recently recovered from an attack of the flu so that in his weakened condition his injuries will be doubly hard to undergo.

Chas. Babcock wishes the Times to extend a vote of thanks to the public for the celebration which was tendered them on Thursday of last week. On that date Mr. and Mrs. Babcock celebrated the 42nd anniversary of their wedding and Charley construed the peace celebration as an event in his honor.

Frank Lockbram, who now lives in Milwaukee, was here on Saturday renewing old acquaintances. Frank has been at Marshfield for the past few days having opened up a federal employment office in that city and which office will be at the service of Wood, Clark and Jackson Counties. Frank is a United States examiner in this work which consists of listing and securing employment for all who may need work. There is no fee connected with the service and the government is doing this work in an effort to secure positions for all the unemployed, male and female alike.

Engineer J.J. Clune of the Omaha line had the rare honor Friday of personally shaking hands with Director General W.G. McAdoo of the United States Railroad Administration. Their meeting took place at Merrillan, where Hon. McAdoo stopped off and talked and shook hands with various parties at the station while he was on his way south on the Northwestern line from a tour of inspection of the railroad system in Wisconsin.—Marshfield Herald



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