News: Neillsville (12 Dec 1918)

Contact: Ann Stevens

Surnames: Schlote, McKimm, Mallig, Phillips, Davis, Lloyd, Parsons, Crocker, Hamilton, Moody, Albright, Cross, Smith, Gilman, Ketel, Northup, Greslin, Charles, Quinell, Hitchcock, Parker, Hanson, Bissell, Churchill, Eppling, Grether, Stucki, Hizer, Brooks, Hewett, Goebel, Deutsch, Lanning, Richardson, Ristow

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

Neillsville (12 Dec 1918)

Chas. Schlote went to Chicago Monday on business.

Joe McKimm was at Marshfield Monday on business.

G. Mallig went to Augusta on Saturday to spend a few days.

Miss May Phillips went to Chicago on Saturday to spend a short time visiting friends.

Mrs. Jos. Davis of Black River Falls came Monday to spend a few days with old friends.

Mrs. George Lloyd went to Waupaca on Monday to attend the golden wedding of her sister.

Mr. and Mrs. F.A. Parsons returned home to Black River Falls Saturday after a ten-day visit with Mr. and Mrs. E.E. Crocker.

G.F. Hamilton of Hixton has been visiting his son-in-law, J.J. Moody, and family for a short time.

Miss Leona Albright returned to New London Saturday, her school opening Monday after a flu vacation.

Mrs. Perk Cross left Monday for Rockford, Ill., for a short visit, and from there will go to Cleveland, Ohio, to spend the winter.

Hon. W.L. Smith went to Chicago Monday to attend a meeting of the legislative social insurance committee, of which he is a member.

Mrs. Wm. Gilman returned to Loyal Monday after having been here for several days nursing her daughter, Mrs. E.J. Ketel, and her granddaughter. She took Miss Mary home to Loyal with her.

W.L. Smith transacted business at Wausau last week a couple of days.

Percy Northup, who has been taking treatments for his eye at Marshfield, is improving quite satisfactorily.

Mrs. Shirlee Greslin of Wausau spent Sunday here with Mr. and Mrs. John Charles.

Miss Elizabeth Quinell, who is principal of the schools at Drummond, returned to her school work Saturday, the schools having re-opened after being closed for six weeks on account of the flu.

Thomas Hitchcock and wife of Alma Center spent a few days here last week withhold friends.

John Parker of Owen and Rudolph Hanson of Eau Claire were here on Thursday to attend the funeral of Mrs. Bissell.

Mrs. B.P. Churchill and daughter returned home to Milwaukee Thursday after being here to attend the funeral of F.J. Eppling.

Rev. D. F. Grether of Neillsville was down Thanksgiving to visit his father-in-law, Rev. J. Stucki, and to hold religious services. – Black River Falls Banner

Miss Gladys Hizer came home from Neillsville last Thursday morning and is spending this week at home, her school being closed. – Fairchild Observer

Mrs. Laura Brooks left on Friday for Everett, Wash., where she will spend the winter with her son, Ed. Hewett. Her daughter, Mrs. H.J. Brooks, went as far as Merrillan with her.

Mr. and Mrs. Joe Goebel went to Neillsville Tuesday night for a few days’ stay at the G.C. Deutsch home, assisting in the care of Mr. Deutsch who is since last Saturday alarmingly ill with pneumonia. – Granton News

Ben P. Lanning came down Tuesday noon from the vicinity of Mellen, where he has been working through and previous to the deer hunting season. He reports a very successful season in that region. He caused eight hunters to be arrested for killing fawns.

John Richardson returned last week from Superior where he was called by the serious illness of his daughter, but whom he left much improved. John states that Clark County is having much more snow than the northern part of the state as there was but little snow around Superior when he left.

William Ristow of the town of Stettin announced to his friends last week that he is a father for the twentieth time, another daughter having arrived at his home. His oldest child living is 32 years of age. Mr. Ristow was born in Germany, but came to Marathon County when two years of age. For twenty years he was a resident of the town of Maine, where he developed a fine farm, but for the past eight years he has resided in Stettin. – Spencer Record

J. Calvin Stucki, who is a soldier in Camp Grant, was home a couple of days last week on a furlough, the guest of his parents, Rev. and Mrs. J. Stucki, at the Indian mission. – Black River Falls Banner



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