News: Neillsville - Local Record (12 Dec. 1882)

Contact: Crystal Wendt

Surnames: Trogner, Polley, Linsay, Wiggin, Calway, Brooks, Grow, Phippen, Long, Marx, Mason, Willard, Canon, Reddan, O’Neill

----Sources: Neillsville Times (Neillsville, Clark County, Wis.) 12 Dec. 1882

Local Record

The W. C. T. U. will have no more meetings until after the holidays.

Choice Christmas Goods - Meinhold & Curran.

George Trogner has purchased an engine and boiler and will add a planning mill to his establishment.

Ernest Polleys is spending a good deal of time in Clark County attending to his logging business.

You can buy a Boy’s suit at Reitz & Haugen’s at from $3.00 to $15.00.

F. D. Lindsay went to Appleton last week and purchased eight horses for use in his logging camps.

Mrs. N. J. Wiggin has been very ill during the past five or six weeks. We are glad to repot that she is somewhat improved.

Fine Furs, Cheap. - Meinhold & Curran.

The Ladies Aid society of the M. E. Church will meet with Mrs. H. J. Youmans next Wednesday evening. A special invitation is extended to the young people.

James Calway, of Maine, a nephew of Samuel Calway, of this city, arrived here yesterday and will remain during the winter.

If you wish to make your family happy, buy them a first class Sewing Machine. You can get one very cheap at Reitz & Haugen’s.

Alonzo Brooks, chairman of the County Board, was in the city Saturday and while here attended to the approval of the bond of Chas. F. Grow, County Clear elect.

We suppose the reason of Republican and Press misquotes so much of late is because its editor looks at everything through the bottom of a tumbler.

Miss Phippen, of St. Lawrence Co., N. Y., is in the city and would like to form a class in oil painting, in which are we hear she is highly accomplished. She may be found at the residence of Henry Myers.

Heavy All Wood Underwear for Men at from $1.50 to $2.00 at Reitz & Haugen’s.

The receipts of the supper given last night by Mrs. Reddan and Mrs. O’ Neill for the benefit of Rev. W. T. Hendren and J. E. Webster amounted to $61. These ladies furnished the supper, which was excellent, at their own expense and deserve much credit for their efforts.

Call at the One Price Cash Day Goods Store of Meinhold & Curran.

The dance at Leason’s Hall, North side, last Thursday evening is said by those who attended to have been "well attended and a success in every particular." We are informed that twenty-two tickets were sold, and as many were in attendance as could comfortably till the hall, which is not large.

We see Meinhold & Curran have just received several large cases of Christmas Goods.

We had some exceedingly cold weather last week. Thursday morning the thermometer stood at 23 below and Friday it reached 28 below. Some claim it was as low as 32 degrees below. Sunday it was very pleasant, and the weather had moderated so that the thermometer stood at 32 to 40 above during the day. We now have excellent sleighing. Hauling has just commenced in the woods.

Dr. E. F. Long, Surgeon Dentist, will be in Neillsville, Dec. 12th, and remain one week. Office with Dr. French.

A splendid assortment of Winter Caps, Gloves, Mittens, all wool Socks, Shirts, Neckties, Collars, Suspenders, and some beautiful Silk Handkerchiefs at Reitz & Haugen’s.

Peter Marx, who was lately married to Miss Mary Weltgen, of Marshfield, has gone to keeping house on his farm west of Mr. Mason’s in this town. Mr. Marx has eighty acres of choice land, and by exercising the thrift and industry which we have observed in him since he came to Clark County, he will in a few years have a very valuable farm. We wish him and his bride much success.

Buy of Meinhold & Curran where they sell for cash.

A Merrill correspondent to the La Crosse Chronicle says "Very extensive preparations have been made for putting in a large amount of logs this winter. Should the weather prove favorable for logging much the largest cut will be made ever made on the Wisconsin. As high as 200,000,000 feet have been estimated as the probable cut."

Reitz & Haugen sell heavy "All Wool Suits" for men at $13, which has never been done in this county before.

About a week ago there was quite an interesting episode at Merrill over a burglar, who entered the house of Mr. V. R. Willard. He was first discovered by Lee Willard, a both thirteen years old, who spoke to him as he entered a chamber, when he ran part way down the stairs and stopped. The boy, frightened and thinking he might be coming back up stairs, fired a pistol at the man, who fell, wounded in the back, though not seriously. Mr. Willard is the law partner of W. H. Canon, who has many friends in this community.



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