News: Withee and Owen (30 Aug. 1901)

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Surnames: Barber, Lauridson, Baxter, Dauphner, Hansen, McBride, Tufts, Clifton, Smear, Lauredse, Anderson, Hall, Nielsen, Rockwell, Brown, Ormsby, Grasser, Owen, Hurley, Simpson, LaBarge, Gillman, Holcomb. Poole, Thibert, Dinman, Rand, Goodwin, Peterson

----Source: The GREENWOOD GLEANER (Greenwood, Clark Co., Wis.) 30 Aug. 1901

Withee and Owen (30 Aug. 1901)

J. F. Barber, Correspondent.

M. Lauridson made a trip to Curtiss last Monday.

It now looks as if we were really to have a church.

A. H. Baxter is entertaining relatives from Colfax.

Dave Dauphner is re-shingling the old postoffice building.

Chas. Hansen is doing some very good work on the roads.

Mrs. F. McBride of Neillsville is visiting W. S. Tufts and family.

Ira Clifton is doing a very good piece of work on Mr. Smear’s home.

Alice Hansen, a Chicago belle is visiting her sister, Mrs. Lauredse.

Gunder Anderson is enjoying a few days’ rest with Eau Claire friends.

Mrs. C. M. Hall’s father and mother started on their trip last Wednesday.

Mrs. Fred Nielsen has returned from her Chicago visit, accompanied by her father.

Horace Rockwell and wife of Kansas are visiting their daughter, Mrs. C. A. Brown.

Leda Ormsby, former primary teacher of Owen, is visiting friends in this vicinity.

Your correspondent has returned from his Chippewa visit. Hence on duty again.

Mrs. John Grasser of Spokeville is enjoying this week with her sister, Mrs. W. C. Tufts.

Mrs. R. Owen is quite sick at present but her many friends hope for immediate recovery.

We are sorry to note the fact that our agent, Mr. Hurley, expects to move his family out west.

School opens on the second Monday in September. Both Owen and Withee look forward to a good school year.

T. R. Simpson of South Dayton, N.Y., is spending this week here in the interest of Austin & Western Co. of Chicago.

Mrs. Alex LaBarge is enjoying the summer in Calumet county. Alex thinks this is hard as he does not enjoy batching.

C. J. Gillman of England, Ark., Mrs. J. Holcomb and Mrs. W. J. Poole of Springfield, Mo., are visiting their sister, Mrs. J. Hurley.

A gentleman from Colby, Brown I believe, has bought the cheese factory and I understand he expects to begin operations in the near future.

Some of our young ladies are good runners. They proved to be the other night at least when they ran to put out the bon fire which they supposed to be Brown’s store.

Louis Thibert just sold his farm to a person from Nebraska. We believe the Nebraska farmer will think he is on the ladder leading to glory when he gets to living on this piece of good land.

Lee Dinman and wife of Green Bay spent the first of the week in town looking for a farm. They have returned to their home after buying a half section of land from the Farmers’ Home Land Co.

While T. H. Barber and family were away at Neillsville, Mr. Rand, our butcher, remained at their home nights. Some one held him up and relieved him of a little over $50 while at said place.

Pug Goodwin has just completed the survey of the railroad running thirteen miles south, beginning two miles west of Black river. John S. Owen Lumber Co. and the Northwestern Co. are building this road for a common interest. It is said that Pug is an expert in his line of business.

Mrs. A. C. Peterson died on the 18th inst. of a cancer. She lived a noble life, was kind to everybody, an affectionate wife and a loving mother. All who knew her say that God has added another angel to that undiscovered country and now she is waiting with outstretched hands for her husband, two daughters and a son. It was the same old story, Hard to give up the mother, but what will the meeting be?

 

 


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