News: Clark Co. Press (Jan-1946)

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June 1946--Clark Co., WI

A large garage will be constructed in Neillsville by the U.S. war department for the storage and repair of mobile army equipment. This garage will be located near the city pumping station. The construction in that location will determine the site, also, of an armory, if and when a new armory is authorized for Neillsville. Eighty- three military vehicles are assigned to the Service Company for maintenance and use, all to be cared for in Neillsville.

Marriages - Wm. Thiede and Norma Thompson; Arnold Carl and Florence Zimmerman; Gilbert Tanner and Rowene Happe; Rudy Horn and Eivira Lindow; Alvin Mott and Irene Garbisch; Lee Janke and Phyllis Lightfoot.

Rural teachers of Clark county attain top wage of all time - average $166.15 per month, but 46 positions are unfilled as of June 8 for the fall term. Plan now to attend the year's biggest dance Thursday, June 20. Music by the Nation's Polka King, Romy Gosz, in person at the Silver Dome Ballroom, West of Neillsville. Admission 83 cents plus 17 cents tax.

Wedding dance, Sat., June 15, for Mary Stasak and Leo Bloczynski at the Inwood Ballroom, Hatfield. Herb Keller and his orchestra will provide music. Merry Ol' Gardens will have a wedding dance in honor of Howard Gilbertson and Loretta Peterson on June 15, the Swingsters Band. Also, a wedding dance June 19 for Michael Klapatauskas and Lorraine Kitzhaber with music by Emil and his Band.

Gordon Vine brought home a 30 pound, 45 inch Muskie on Monday afternoon. He caught it in the Eau Claire river on a red and white dare devil bait. The struggle to land the fish, took half an hour and with four men in the boat - all were worn out from the ordeal. Fishing with Gordon were his father, Ernest Vine, George Hubing and Frank Vine.

Waste area of 10 years ago, now developing into popular resort the Rock Dam area, near Willard. Thirty four cottages are erected or in prospect on area owned by Clark County. The entire lakeside area has been carefully plotted into lots.

It's bean planting time! 1946 Prices - Refugee Green Beans 1-2-3 Sieve Sizes combined - 60 per lb. 4 Sieve - 4 1/20 per lb. 5 Sieve - 30 per lb. Grow beans for canning and help our country supply the starving nations' For information and contracts see - Joe Parish, Neillsville; Phone Red 153, Loyal Canning Co.

See H. H. Van Gorden & Sons, Neillsville for your choice stock of Seed & Eating Potatoes, Phone 88.

Andy's Super Market has now become the West Side Food Mkt, under the ownership of Bernard Pietenpol who has purchased the store, stock and good will from Victor J. Anderson. The store is located at 205 West Fifth Street, Neillsville.

McCain's, Neillsville has a sale . on women's beautiful summer hats - Lace Half - hats, only $1.98 and the popular Braid-hats are $3.98 each.

Unger's Shore Store has the Spectacular Women's Bandid Sandals, only $2.95 per pair.

For the well dressed men, Zimmerman Brothers Store features the cool Porte's Straw hats, - from $1.50 to $3.50 each.

It's June - Wedding time! Hundreds of matrons in the Neillsville area wear wedding bands from Moldenhauer Jeweler in Neillsville.

Enjoy a Fish Fry at John Lato's Tavern in Neillsville.

See the Palmer Vinger Agency at Greenwood for real estate,, and see Wm. Kavanaugh at Neillsville for insurance.

----Source: Clark Co. Press

 

 


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