News: Neillsville - Locals (14 April 1938)

Contact:  Crystal Wendt

Surnames: Clouse, Wagner, Walk, Brown, Wetzel, Bradford, Toptine, Feirn, Erickson, Crary, Barron, Bohm, Sliter, Lowe, Kountz, Keller, Becker, Dudley, Dahnert, Radke, Stucki, Wilding, housley, Kearney, Hemp

----Sources: Neillsville Press (Neillsville, Clark County, Wis.) 14 April 1938

Local and Personal Items

Mrs. Amelia Clouse, Misses Gertrude and Eva Clouse, Leona Marks and Velda Wagner attended the musical program given by the Loyal M. E. Church Sunday afternoon.

Mrs. Hans Walk, daughter, Gertrude, and granddaughter, Joanne Brown, and Misses Evelyn Wetzel, Irene Bradford, and Hildegarde Toptine were Eau Claire visitors Saturday.

Miss Harriet Feirn came home from Milwaukee Saturday night to be present for the wedding of her brother, Harold, to Miss Evelyn Erickson. Miss Feirn plans to remain here with her mother for a time.

C. W. Crary, Chicago, production manager of the J. B. Inderienden Company, and E. W. Hulbert Barron, general district manager, made a business call at the company’s local plant last Tuesday.

Miss Alma Bohm of Wausau is expected here Friday to spend several days with her brother, Martin Bohm, and family. She will return to her home with the Bohms, who plan to spend Easter in Wausau.

Mrs. J. G. Sliter and Miss Nan Lowe drove up from Milwaukee Saturday evening to spend a few days with home folks. Miss Kittie Kountz, who spent several weeks in Milwaukee, accompanied them home.

Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Keller left for Thoma Monday morning where Mr. Keller will begin work on a new station for an oil company. Mrs. Keller returned here and will remain until school closes.

The waitresses at the Merchants hotel appeared in the dining room last week in pretty new uniforms—blue and white prints, alternating occasionally with pink and white, daintily fashioned to give a pleasing diversion from the regulations uniforms.

George Becker was arrested on a charge of selling intoxicating liquor without a license. He was bound over to circuit court April 11 when he appeared before Justice A. E. Dudley. A similar charge was brought against the defendant later when he repeated the offense.

Mr. and Mrs. Albert Dahnert and daughters, Betty and Eileen Mae, drove to Eau Claire Wednesday to meet their son, Robert, who came that far on the "400" from Northfield, Minnesota. Miss Betty left on the same train for Milwaukee, where she will spend Easter with her grandmother, Mrs. A. F. Radke, and aunt, Mrs. Frieda Radke.

Mrs. Adelaide Lowe was hostess to the Presbyterian Missionary society Tuesday afternoon. Rev. Ben Stucki gave a most interesting talk on "The American Indian," making comparisons between the health of the Indian in his original state and that of the Indian of today.

Jesse Wilding of the town of Washburn broke his leg above the ankle Tuesday morning while doing the chores in his barn. The leg was caught between a stone boat and the basement wall. Dr. H. W. Housley brought Mr. Wilding to the Neillsville hospital for X-rays, and he was later taken to Eau Claire for treatment and to have the fracture set.

Miss Mary Kearney of Milwaukee came Saturday night to spend the Easter vacation with home folks, come up with Henry Bethe, who called on the Wm. Hemp family and also visited his wife’s grave. Billy Hemp was expected today. He was accompanied to Merrillan by his uncle, Arthur Kearney of Wood, this state, who will be home with his family for a short time before returning **** Rest cut off. ****



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