News: Clark County (24 Dec. 1896)

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Surnames: Conover, Schick, Chandler, Hirsch, Clancy, Keating, Lewis, Woodworth, Twitchell, Dahlberg, Larson, Huntzicker, McCauly, Marsh, Abbott, Tripp, Penney, Curtiss, Furlong, Root, Hendren, Cornwell, Zimmer, Lacy

----Source: Marshfield Times (Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) 24 Dec. 1896

Clark County Items - Dec. 24, 1896

The Clark county board jail committee, met last week to examine plans for the new jail. Plans were presented by Architects Allen Conover of Madison, H. Schick of La Crosse, J. G. Chandler of Racine, R. G. Hirsch of Milwaukee and J. G. Clancy of Green Bay. Iron and steel companies were represented by W. L. Keating of La Crosse, J. J. Lewis of St. Louis, W. Woodworth from the Champion Iron Company, and Luther Twitchell of Minneapolis.

Thorp citizens held a meeting last week to talk over the desirability of granting an electric light franchise for a period of years. After a general discussion it was decided to be a good move and a committee of six was appointed to secure information from other towns as to cost of lights, etc. The incandescent system will be put in and the franchise is proposed to run thirty years.

Victor E. Huntzicker, a prominent young business man of Neillsville and Miss Jean McCauly, of Dartford, were married at Depere Wednesday last. Both were former students at Ripon college. They will make their home in Neillsville with Mr. and Mrs. H. M. Root.

At the residence of S. M. Marsh in Neillsville, Tuesday morning, December 15th, H. S. Abbott of Millford, Iowa, was married to Miss Marion Tripp of Neillsville. The ceremony was performed by Rev. W. T. Hendren of Greenwood.

Arthur Penney of Colby, shot a large horned owl, Wednesday. It was of a grayish brown in color; had two large horns, a spread of wings of nearly five feet and is splendid leather.

Melvin Curtiss of Neillsville, and Miss Martha Furlong of Christie, were married at Neillsville on Saturday, December 12, 1896, at the M.E. parsonage by Rev. Foster.

The Clark County Bank at Neillsville, has been re-organized, and with new officers and additions to its stock holders, is said to be more secure than ever before.

Mrs. Orson Cornwell of Pine Valley, died Wednesday morning, December 16, 1896, of heart disease and dropsy at the age of 61 years and four months.

John Zimmer, Sr., an old and respected resident of the town of Reesburg, died of pneumonia on Monday morning last, at the age of 68 years.

Dr. J. E. Lacy, one of the most popular and successful physicians in Clark county leaves for Arizona next week.

 

 


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