News: Thorp (Feb. 19, 1903)
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Surnames: Banderob, Christian, Connor, Damon, Daniels, Dygart, Finnegan, Lantz, Lusk, Maddux, Mallory, McGrogan, McKittrick, McRae, Parkhill, Plecity, Rusch, Richardson, Selden, Slota, Tiedeman, Walsdorf, Waltermeier
 ----Source: Greenwood Gleaner (Greenwood, Clark County, WI) 2/19/1903
 Born to Bradley Lantz and wife on Feb. 11, a daughter.
 Herman Tiedeman of Longwood was a Thorp visitor last week.
 Mrs. E. W. Selden went to Eau Claire Friday evening to spend Sunday with friends.
 Oak Leaf camp No. 1278, M.W.A. has 81 members in good standing at the present time.
 It is reported that W.J. McGrogan will go into the carpenter business with the Finnegans.
 John Slota, who was operated on for appendicitis at an Eau Claire hospital last week, is recovering.
 The Woman’s Topical Club held a Lincoln’s birthday party at Walsdorf’s hall on Thursday.
 Brad Lantz has returned from camp near Withee, where he has been employed by the R. Connor Co.
 The firm of Banderob and McRae has been dissolved by mutual consent. Mr. Banderob continues the business.
 Frank Plecity has returned from a visit to Rice Lake. His father accompanied him and will remain for a time.
 Verna Richardson of Spencer visited Mrs. F. Dygart, Maude Damon, and other friends last week, returning to her home on Saturday.
 Mrs. G.H. Lusk and Carrie Pope entertained the Ladies’ Union Cub Saturday evening at the Lusk residence with a valentine [sic] party.
 James Maddux came up from the Soldier’s Home at Waupaca last week to be present at the funeral of his granddaughter, Lottie Mallory.
 Little Lottie Mallory, aged nine years, died on Monday of last week of typhoid fever. This is the second child taken from the stricken parents since New Years.
 Herb Waltermeier, who has been in the hospital at Eau Claire for treatment for rheumatism, was in town Saturday on his way back to Owen.
 A grade spelling contest is being arranged to take place in the near future between the pupils of the Withee school and those of our high school.
 John Daniels has gone into the dray business, having bought out W.J. McGrogan, and Chas. H. Christian purchased Irving Selden’s outfit and will also do some draying himself.
 Geo B. Parkhill, Barney Rusch and Dr. P. McKittrick were the delegates elected to attend the county convention to be held in Greenwood in April, by the M.W.A. camp of this place.



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