News: The Clark
Republican and Press 7-7-1887
----Source: The Clark Republican and Press Date: 7-7-1887
Wm. White, west side of the river, has a field of two acres of corn tasseled and silked out. It can’t be beat in the State. Clark county will have the best crops this year ever known.
Geo. Meacham, who it will be remembered went to Milwaukee several months ago to assist Horace Rublee in "doing" the striking typos’ was calling on Neillsville friends, yesterday.
Geo. A. Austin has returned from his trip in Minnesota where he has been attending Farmer’s Institutes the past six weeks. He reports a failure of crops in that state owning to the drought.
The Marshal corralled about fourteen head of cattle in the pound Saturday night, but when morning came, the cattle, O, where were they? Some one had stormed the castle during the night, broke open the gate and set the cattle free.
Jack Zimmerman, of Jefferson, has been visiting in this section a couple of weeks, and likes the county so well he proposes to buy a farm here and make it his home. He has his eye on the John King place, east of the Fair Grounds.
In order to test the quickness of the fire department in getting out some galoot, set fire to a pile of stumps in the north part of town on the Fourth, about 5 pm. It was a success so far as promptness on the part of the fire laddies was concerned, but the swearing of "our army in Flanders" was mild compared to the swearing of the fireman when they found the alarm was a false one.
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