News: The Clark Republican and Press 12-20-1894
----Source: The Clark Republican and Press Date: 12-20-1894
C. A, Youmans returned from his Canadian trip Saturday and left again Monday morning for Minneapolis.
Maud Southard will go to Withee next Saturday to join her parents who are located there for the winter.
Mrs. W. H. Burgess will start for Monona, Iowa Friday, where Mr. Burgess now is, and where they will remain during the winter.
M. C. Ring went to Chicago Saturday to receive the appointment of legal representative of the Northwestern railroad at the legislature this winter.
Eva Redmond lost her watch last week, and it was found a day or two afterward by one of the Kettle boys and returned to her. Girls, if you wish to carry a watch attach it to a chain and fasten the chain so that careless handling will not lose it for you.
Last Saturday Scott Davis was removed from his rooms in the Neillsville Bank to Judge Dewhurst’s magnificent residence where better care could be taken of the sick man and he would be away from the noise which surrounded him while lying ill in the bank building.
Will Neff, our city electrician, has invented a small water motor that is a dandy, and can be seen in operation at the water works. It is run by a small turbine wheel, and uses a stream of water only about half as large as a lead pencil. Will has an emery wheel fastened directly to the shaft of the wheel, and use it to grind his tools. It’s just the thing to grind skates on.
It has been a wonder to everyone why Fred Whitcomb was so jolly the last few days, but the secret has leaded out. The pay car went over the road last week and fixed him plenty for Christmas. A marked change has been noted in Harve Rickard’s appearance - also in his pockets and a tinkle jingle is heard as he nimbly walks around attending to his duties as operator.
Last week Wednesday night it was discovered that Caroline Knudson, a domestic in the employ of H. M. Root’s family was suffering with diphtheria and was immediately removed to one of the green tenement houses in almost the very heart of the city, where Supt. Of Poor, Ebbe saw that all the comforts necessary were provided for the poor girl, and Capt. Tolford detailed to look after the case. He at once employed a nurse to attend her.
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