News: Curtiss, Wis. (January 30, 1924)

Contact: R. Lipprandt
Email: bob@wiclarkcountyhistory.org

Surnames: Crowsey, Daellenbach, Davidson, Ecke, Giebel, Gillette, Graves, Hamilton, Janke, Johnson, Kraut, Laabs, Liberty, Lueth, Lukken, Machlett, Makki, Mundt, Olson, Peissig, Ravy, Reinke, Schwandt, Sturner, Tompkins, Ugertiz

----Source: The Curtiss Advance, (Curtiss, Clark County, Wisconsin) Wednesday, January 30, 1924

O. A. STURNER GIVING AWAY $75 DESK

O. A. Sturner, one of our local business men announced last week and again announcing this week, within the advertising columns of this paper a way through which you may have within your home a beautiful mahogany writing desk, the actual value being seventy-five dollars.

Mr. Sturner has always given value for every dollar spent in his store. The means, nor employed, in the giving away of a beautiful desk, is not in any way going to lessen that value. It is simply a means of acquainting the people, who do not know the values he is giving, with them and of obtaining new customers and friends for his store.

Read his advertisement in this paper, which gives you the way and means of helping yourself to obtain this beautiful desk.

WISCONSIN RANKS SECOND IN TOTAL OF PURE BRED CATTLE

There are more pure bred dairy cattle in Wisconsin than in any other state with the single exception of New York. Wisconsin ranks first in Guernseys and Brown Swiss, second in Holsteins, and fifth in Ayrshires.

There are in the state 81,000 Holsteins, over 20,000 Guernseys, and 8,000 Jerseys, giving to Wisconsin a premier position as a source for dairy stock.

Last year Wisconsin dairymen sold to other states and foreign countries over 42,000 head of pure bred and high grade dairy animals, returning them over $3,000,000.

CATCHES FOX WORTH $1,000

Park Falls, Wis., - Miles Hamilton, a trapper in the Turtle River district, captured a silver fox in one of his traps. The animal was uninjured and is in fine condition. It is said to be worth about $1,000.

LOCAL AND PERSONAL ITEMS

A number of farmers from the surrounding country have been taking advantage of the good roads to get their hay and potatoes hauled to the warehouse.

Albert Johnson, the local livery man has been hauling hay in from his mothers farm this week.

Mr. and Mrs. Janke have spent the past several days with their son, Otto at Holway.

Miss Violet Giebel made a business trip to Owen Tuesday night.

Mrs. J. V. Sturner and Miss Bertha Kraut visited a the Herman Peissig home at Curtiss Wednesday.

Adolph and Hilda Mundt spent the week end with friends at Colby, Wis.

John Daellenbach is busy hauling cord wood for Fred Laabs this week.

Richard Davidson left for Virginia, Minnesota Saturday.

Arne C. Olson has gone to Chippewa Falls, where he will consult the eye specialist.

Evelyn Tompkins of Abbotsford Sundayed at her grand-parents, Mr. and Mrs. Machlett at Curtiss.

Walter Makki came down from Donald Saturday and spent Sunday at home.

From the amount of hay, wood, pulp, logs and feed to be ground at Sturner’s warehouse, one would thing it was Chaco or some other city. The hauling is good and makes the business better and every farmer is improving his time while the snow lasts.

Walter Ravy took the hide off an old back horse and sent it away and had it tanned and it made him a dandy leather coat and four pairs of mittens. It’s some coat and also some mitts.

Walter Ravy was a Curtiss shopper Saturday.

G.L. Schwandt is cutting ice and is putting up his summer supply. The ice is 20 inches thick and all clear ice.

Two silo men were out to sell Henry Liberty a silo Friday, but did not succeed.

John Lukken was a Curtiss caller Saturday.

The Curtiss Manufacturing Co., had a meeting in the Village Hall Saturday January 26th to arrange this springs sawing.

Arnie Olson was over to Chippewa to consult the specialist in regard to having an operation on his eye for a cataract.

Reinke Bros. brought Curtiss 800 bushels of potatoes Wednesday and Thursday and one of his loads was 122 bushels. Some spuds. Walter Lueth helped by hauling a few loads, Mr. Ugeritz of Dorchester bought and shipped them.

Ed Crowsey was a Curtiss shopper early Saturday.

Miss Viola Ecke left Thursday evening on No. 5 for Thorp to visit her aunt and uncle, Mrs. And Mrs. Fred Graves.

Hobert Sturner got a fine bunch of bull heads fresh from Fox Lake.

Mr. Gillette has a mess. Oh Boy! Got any more Hobe?

 

 


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