Local Records (26 Dec. 1882)
Contact: Crystal Wendt
Surnames: Tyler, Wilcox, Roy, Glass, Arnold, Douglas, Wells, Nesbit Bryden, Withee, Graef, Calway, Gallaher, Andres, Ackerman, Sievers, Lavigne, Marsh
----Sources: Neillsville Times (Neillsville, Clark County, Wis.) 26 Dec. 1882
Thos. Tyler, of Grant lost a child Sunday.
Miss Eva Wilcox is home from Minnesota.
Joseph Roy is visiting at Ogdensburg, N. Y.
Louis J. Glass is home from Barron County to spend Christmas.
W. C. Arnold, of Merrillan, came up Sunday to make his friends a visit.
Mrs. Mark Douglas, of Melrose, is visiting Mrs. Covill and Mrs. Darling.
Bertie Wells, who has been absent on a visit to Dallas, Ill., returned last Friday.
Joseph Nesbit and James Bryden, prominent lumbermen, are in the city today.
Henry Withee who has been attending Galesville University, is home for the holidays.
Henry Graef, who has been very low with typhoid fever, is reported better this morning.
Sam Calway, scaler, informs us that Solon Darling, foreman for Hewett & Gates, have 4,000 logs on the skids.
Mrs. Carrie Gallaher, who has been down with typhoid fever for about three weeks, is said to be improving.
There will be a watch meeting at the York Center, M. E. Church, commencing Sabbath evening at 8 o’clock.
Miss Belle Andrews, of Greenwood, and Miss Bel Ackerman of this town, were callers at the Times Office this morning.
John Sievers, of York, called at the Times Office today. He has been afflicted with rheumatism lately, but is now better.
Frank Lavigne, who has been living at Beatrice, Nebraska, for three years returned Friday. He will remain until spring.
Dr. Marsh, of Colby, has been in the city the past few days. The doctor did not forget to call at the Times office during this stay.
Any one desiring to get an Fir Work done can be accommodated by calling on Mrs. J. M. Brotherton, at the residence of Fred Reitz.
Lemont E. Brown, foreman for John Paul, has been in poor health all winter. Though will in camp he is not able to do much work.
Mrs. W. H. Potts and her son Oscar, who is now grown to be a young man arrived from Plover last Saturday and are visiting friends in the city.
Hon. H. H. Giles, of Madison, will speak on Temperance at the M. F. Church tomorrow evening. It will do you good to go and hear him. On Thursday morning he will attend the Good Templars convention at Greenwood.
M. E. quarterly meeting, at the church next Sunday morning, love feast at 10 a.m.; preaching at 11 a.m. followed by sacrament of the Lord’s Supper. Services in the evening as usual, also services at Pleasant Ridge at 2:30.
Thomas Morris of Minneapolis is in the city to spend the holidays. He has large contracts of plastering in Minneapolis and Brainerd. We were pleased to learn that he will return to Neillsville next spring, and erect a residence on the North Side.
Miss Carrie Jackson, a teacher at Eau Claire, and Miss Irene Lewis, a teacher in the high school at Black River Falls, are spending the week of the holidays with Mrs. L. A. Doolittle. Mrs. Xury Lewis will spend the winter with Mrs. Doolittle.
Fred Lee, Jr., who for about six months has been living at Perham, Minnesota, located on the Northern Pacific R. R. thirty-five miles East of Fargo, is home for the holidays. Fred says the thermometer has registered 40 degrees below at that place.
The town board of the town of Weston met on the 2nd day of November and divided school district No. 2, known as the Hyslip district, setting off sections 2, 3, 4, 9, 10, and 11. 25 2 west, as a new district called No. 8. This new district has organized by electing A. M. Harriman clerk; C. P. La Fleur, director, and Charles Kayhart, treasurer, and they have voted a tax to build a new school house near the residence of C. P. LaFleur. A large number of people in both districts are dissatisfied with this division, and Ebrenzo Gates has appealed to the State Superintendent from the action of the board. The objections urged are that neither district can maintain a good school without oppressive taxation. The valuation of all real estate in the new district exceeds that in the old by $4,994, and the valuation of all property in the new district exceeds that in the old by $3,837.60. It is claimed that there are only three sections of good land left in the old district, section 14, 15, and 23, and that the other two sections, 16 and 22 are largely pine chopping. The people in the old district wanted section 9, 10, and 11, left in their territory, and it is stated that the people in three or four sections on the south line of the town of Eaton would have been pleased if they could have had a joint district with what is now Dist. No. 8 of Weston. The State Superintendent will probably not interfere with the order of the board unless some very palpable error is pointed out. The Superintendant on appeal will not interfere with the action of the board a matter of simple discretion unless there has been a plan abuse of their powers.
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