News: Unity Units (Oct. 1882)

Contact: Crystal Wendt

Surnames: Salter, Henderson, Grey, Hall, Petrie, Peterson, Berg, Spandling, Neuman, Nichols, Greene, Barrett

----Sources: Neillsville Times (Neillsville, Clark County, Wis.) Oct. 1882 [Date of newspaper is unknown; using the article’s date in the subject line.]

Unity Units.

Mrs. Salter and daughter have gone to Madison, where they will spend two or three weeks visiting the parents of the former.

G. W. Henderson has his new blacksmith shop enclosed. Mrs. Henderson, we are sorry to learn, is quite sick.

The fact that the Methodist conference, which convened a short time ago at Portage, did not appoint a minister for Unity and Colby, shows that the people of Unity and Colby are on the "rights roads" or that they need a rest from ministerial persuasions. Which is it?

O. Grey, of Fort Howard, is again sojourning at the Forest House.

Mr. D. Hall is putting up a board fence around his residence and generally improving the looks of the same.

The attendance at the high school is very large, and it is thought an addition will have to be made to the school house in order to accommodate the pupils.

Miss Annie Petrie, who has been teaching school at Thorpe [Thorp] for the last year, returned home last week, and is now attending the high school.

Rosenfeld & Neuman, after a year’s residence here, is having the railroad bridge sadly defaced, simply to tell the people they still keep store.

OCT. 7, 1882

G. W. Peterson is buying teams and making preparations to go into the woods.

John Berg has hired out to D. J. Spanlding to work in the mill at this place.

Mr. Newuman, of the firm of Rosefeld & Neuman, has taken a vacation and gone down the line. Rumor has it that he is not coming back alone.

G. W. Nichols has taken the job of turn-piking the street from the Forest House, to the depot, and is at work on the same with a large crew.

County Supt. Greene notices a supplementary examination to be held at Unity Oct. 12th.

We hope all the members of the Unity Literary Society will attend the meeting on Oct. 20, as business of importance is before the society.

Mrs. Barrett died suddenly on Sunday evening, Oct. 1st, after lingering illness of some months.

We don’t know why the County Superintendent of Clark County holds his examinations in the northeast corner of the county, when he can be just as well accommodated at points more centrally located along the line for said inspection district.




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