News: Neillsville, Wis. (4 Dec 1903)


Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon



Surnames: Cornelius, O’Neill, Matheson, Carter, MacBride, White, Warman, Spellum, Schultz, Pitcher, Johnson, Tripp, Youmans, Page, Archer, Brosnahan, Tifft, Kerns, Marsh, Hemphill, Smith, Alderman, Robinson, Kutchera, Dvorak, Wasserberger, Boardman, Gates, Crandall, Dwyer, Wolff, Tourigny, Snyder, Beardsley, North, Weisner, Coughlin, Ketel, Luethe, Schoengarth, Selves, Huntley, Miller


----Source: Neillsville Times (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) December 4, 1903


Neillsville, Wisconsin (4 December 1903)


C. Cornelius left Saturday for Oregon.


Miss Marion O’Neill returned to Madison Monday.


Mr. and Mrs. Guy Matheson visited here the past week.


John Carter left Saturday for Bakersfield, Cal., to work.


Mrs. R. J. MacBride has been in Chicago the past week.


Miss Ida M. White was a Thanksgiving visitor to Augusta.


Sam Warman went to Spring Valley on a visit Tuesday evening.


Louise Spellum spent a day or two at Sparta and Viroqua last week.


Burt Schultz, son of Mrs. C. H. Pitcher, is home from Wykoff, Minn.


Mrs. Peter Johnson and Miss Callie leave Friday for Ft. Pierce, Fla.


Mr. and Mrs. O. G. Tripp leave next week for their former home in Florida.


Peter Johnson left Friday for Ft. Pierce, Fla., with a carload of household goods.


Guy Youmans and Archie Page were university students who spent Thanksgiving at home.


The Archer family and Geo. and Fred Brosnahan visited Mrs. Tifft and family Thanksgiving.


Harlow J. Youmans of Platteville was here Thanksgiving, visiting his brother, C. A.  He remained over until Tuesday.


Mr. and Mrs. Thos. Kerns; Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Marsh and Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Hemphill attended the funeral of W.  H. Smith at Withee yesterday.


Albert Alderman and wife have been packing up their household effects and will make their home at the Waupaca soldiers home hereafter.  Mr. Alderman’s continued poor health is the reason for the change.


John Robinson of Washburn was in town Saturday night to start for Spokane Sunday morning.  He expects to stay there this winter at least to see how he likes the country.  His brother, C. A. Robinson, was down from Christie to see him off.


The ladies of the Presbyterian church will hold their annual fair and oyster supper at Relief Corps Hall Thursday afternoon and evening, Dec. 17.  There will be a second hand counter connected with the fair.


Intuition is a great thing, but the local reporter hasn’t it so storing that he can scent news mentally.  If you wish the local paper to be as spicy with news as an Arabian harvest, always be ready to "put him next." 


A sewer has been ordered laid on Sixth Street to Grand Avenue. The lot assessments are: Kutchera & Dvorak $14.00, John Wasserberger $27.60, Frances Boardman $41.60, Chas Gates $9.60, Nelson Crandall $4.40, Dwyer & Wolff $10.40, Peter Johnson $6.00, Denis Tourigny $4.40.


Do you like a good cup of coffee?  If so, go to Tragsdorf, Zimmerman & Co. and call for their XTC, at 15c, Santos Pea Berry at 18c, or a fine combination at 20.  They are always the same, and the very best at the price.


The poor dead business man who don’t believe in going after customers may find food for thought in the old darkey’s prayer.  "If I ask the Lord to send me a turkey, I won’t get it but if I ask him to send me after a turkey I always get one before daybreak."  Go after your customers by a little publicity and the right kind of treatment and you will fetch them every time. - Ex.


Wool Fleeced Underwear at A. F. Snyder.


The football game Thanksgiving Day between the high school team and an eleven made of outside boys resulted in a sunburst of 34 to 0.  The day was pretty cool, and the ‘Has Beens’ hadn’t got their signals right.  The made-up team contained Otis Beardsley, Herman North, Ed Kutchera, George Weisner, Jack Coughlin, Fritz Ketel, Leslie Pitcher, Thermo Luethe, E. Schoengarth, Don Selves, Wm. Huntley, and Peter Miller.



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