News: Neillsville (27 Mar 1919)

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Surnames: Carlton, Plummer, Zaetske, Miller, Gall, Kalsow, Worden, Walk, Winters, Huntley, MacMillan, Tragsdorf, McDonough, Poate, Peterson, Campbell, McPherson, Struebing, Gunderson, Neverman, Redmond, Hoey, Hamilton, Ziegler, Brauner, Neff, True, Yorkston, Zimmer, Pederman, Wallace, Brown, Weber, Stigsen, Warren, Heazlett, Pischer, McIntyre, Krumrey, Cross, Bruley, Kemery, Irvine, Gaetke, Steinberg, Hewett, Krueger, Gilman, Sontag, Jacques, Knutson, Haack, Beechler, Dwyer, French, Lowe, Bass, Gile, Zimmerman, Scherer, Van Norman, Boyce, Hobbs, Elkerton, Sheppard, Ripplinger, North, Williams, Apfel, Carl, Portz, Gerrets, Eibergen, Bradbury, Vincent, Kappellan, Korman

----Source: Neillsville Times (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 3/27/1919

Neillsville (27 Mar 1919)

Free Carlton went to Minneapolis on Friday.

John Plummer was at Granton Monday on business.

Otto Zaetske was at Granton Monday on business.

Leo. Miller went to Milwaukee Thursday on a business trip.

Mrs. Joe Gall and Mrs. Otto Kalsow went to Granton Monday.

C.M. Worden returned Monday from a business trip to Oxford.

Miss Doris Walk went to Tomah on Friday to visit with friends.

Tom Winters went to Evansville last week and brought his wife home with him.

G.C. Huntley went to Chicago Saturday night to attend the big Woodman convention.

Mrs. Mary MacMillan came home last week from her winter’s visit with her daughter at Lima, Ohio.

Mrs. B. Tragsdorf returned last week from spending the winter with her daughters at Ruston, La., and Madison.

Mr. and Mrs. J.P. McDonough went to Seattle where they expect to take up their residence.

Mrs. Henry Poate returned to Taylor Friday after a few days’ visit with Mr. and Mrs. Will Poate.

Mrs. John Peterson returned home to Osseo Friday after a short visit with Mr. and Mrs. Ezra Campbell.

Clyde McPherson left on Friday for Colorado after spending a short time with Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Struebing.

Mrs. Henry Gunderson of Eau Claire came down Saturday night for a few days’ visit with Mr. and Mrs. Max Neverman.

Mrs. G.L. Redmond was here from Black River Falls for a few days last week and went to Rice Lake on Friday for a short visit.

Mr. and Mrs. E.J. Hoey went to Milwaukee Friday and from there went to Oshkosh and spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. C.H. Hamilton.

Mrs. Henry Ziegler and son, Geo., came over from Wausau Friday for a general visit among friends. George was recently discharged from the army.

Jos. Brauner, who lived three miles east of Hatfield, committed suicide by hanging. He was 73 years of age and had been in poor health for some time.

Mr. and Mrs. Harry Neff took their little son back to the hospital at Marshfield Friday, a slight infection having set in the wound caused by an operation. The little fellow is getting along fine now.

Wm. True of Hatfield has been making several trips to Marshfield the past couple months with his son, Wilbur, who is receiving treatment at the hospital there for a broken arm. It will be remembered that last fall he broke his right arm while cranking a Ford. The arm was set at that time, but later it was noticed that it was not straight. He was taken to Marshfield where the X-ray machine was used and the arm re-broken and set again, and at the present time it appears to be all right. – Merrillan Leader

Leslie Yorkston was at Marshfield on Monday.

Phil Zimmer was home from Altoona over Sunday.

T.B. Pederman was here from Curtiss on Saturday.

Will Wallace went to La Crosse Monday on business.

R.H. Brown of Unity transacted business here on Friday.

Rev. Weber spent a couple days this week at Marshfield.

Jens Stigsen was here from Withee on business on Saturday.

Otto Warren was at Black River Falls Monday on business.

Harry Heazlett of Loyal transacted business here on Saturday.

H.A. Pischer went to Lake Mills Monday to accept a position.

Ernest McIntyre and family have moved back here from Loyal.

C. Krumrey transacted business of Black River Falls on Monday.

Jerry Cross is home from Warrens where he spent several weeks.

Louis Neverman came home Saturday evening from Eau Claire.

Mrs. Emery Bruley was here a few days from La Crosse last week.

Mrs. Kemery came home Monday from a couple weeks’ visit at Altoona.

Mrs. Wm. Irvine of Loyal is here for a visit with her son and his family.

Chas. Gaetke returned Monday from an extended visit at Minneapolis.

Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Steinberg of Sun Prairie visited with friends here over Sunday.

Hon. Harry Hewett came up from Madison Friday, as he is a witness in the Krueger case.

Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Gilman returned Monday from their visit at Sheboygan and Friendship.

Mrs. Will Sontag returned home to St. Paul Monday after a few days’ visit here with relatives.

Capt. Will Jacques is home again and will resume his work where he left off when he went to war.

Mr. and Mrs. Max Neverman and family are moving to Humbird where they will open up the hotel again there.

Henry Knutson and family have moved back here from Rhinelander and will occupy the Haack farm north of town.

Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Beechler are moving onto the Dwyer farm and Mr. and Mrs. Bob French will move back onto their farm.

Misses Nan Lowe and Josie Bass came home Saturday night from Minneapolis for a couple weeks’ vacation from their school duties.

During the flood period at Merrillan a week ago Saturday night, Ray Gile and Gus. Zimmerman came near losing their lives. Mr. Gile had driven his car down near the dam to ascertain if the high water was doing any damage to the power plant there, in returning, the car struck a piece of ice and stopped and before it could be started again, the flood caught the car and swept it down the creek, together with the two men. Both were rescued after great difficulty and after having been in the ice cold water for some time. They are none the worse for their experience, but do not care to repeat it.

Mrs. Nic Scherer visited at Granton on Tuesday.

Mrs. Chas. Van Norman and daughter, Mrs. Chas. Boyce of Clintonville, returned home Monday after a short visit with Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Hobbs.

M.D. Elkerton of Mansfield, Ohio, and Vin Sheppard of the First Gas Regiment of the first army, who is just home from France, spent the weekend with Mr. and Mrs. J.N. Ripplinger and family.

Lieut. Geo. Bruley came home Friday morning, being met in Chicago by his wife. He landed from France a couple days previous. He left again Wednesday for Hoboken, having been called back by wire.

County Treasurer John Irvine has been busy the past week, settling up with the county treasurers. He reports that settlements came in very nicely and that the amount of delinquent taxes returned this year will be about the same number of descriptions as usual.

Tuesday morning Herman North ardently wished that there was aero plane service between Neillsville and Marshfield as that morning the news was telephoned to him that a little daughter had been born to Mr. and Mrs. North at the hospital. An aero plane was about the only means of transportation which would have gotten Pete to Marshfield as quickly as he wanted to go.

Lieut. Col. Charles Williams, head of the quartermasters’ corps of the Thirty-Second Division, is now located at Fort Sheridan, having just returned from France. He is broken in health and it is feared he will never be the strong man that he was a few years ago. The colonel has many friends in this city, having been here for some time after the 1911 flood. His son, Bobbie, was the first Wisconsin boy to die overseas. – Black River Falls Banner

Adam Apfel was at Marshfield on Tuesday.

Arch Campbell has received his honorable discharge from the army.

Ervin Carl arrived home from France on Tuesday, looking as fit as a fiddle.

Hm. Portz, Geo. Gerrets and John Eibergen of Chili were here on business Friday.

Dr. E.L. Bradbury went to Lake Forest Friday to spend a few days with his son and family.

Victor Vincent returned last week from overseas duty, having received his discharge from the army.

Mrs. M. Kappellan and H.E. Korman attended the funeral of a relative at Sheboygan last week.



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