News: Neillsville (5 Sep 1901)
Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon
Surnames: Woodward, Stockwell, Barnes, Foote, Meyer, Bullard Draper, O’Neill, Pounder, Root, Mead, Ellis, Kimball, Bicknell, Ring, Covill
----Source: The Neillsville Times (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) September 5, 1901
Neillsville (August/September - 1901)
Mr. and Mrs. Will Woodward and Miss Lotta Stockwell go to Merrillan today to attend the fair.
J. V. Barnes is home from a visit to his brother in Grant County. He says they are dried up down there.
Frank Foote is home from Great Falls, Montana, having resigned his position in the post office at that city.
Miss Anna Meyer, who has been visiting her home here the past month returned to Minneapolis this week.
A. J. Bullard drove overland to Chippewa Falls this week, taking his daughter Iva there to attend school.
Fred Draper and family returned home yesterday morning from a very pleasant visit in the east, spending some time at the Pan-American Exposition.
Judge James O’Neill and daughter Marion landed on American soil Tuesday last and are visiting his father in St. Lawrence Co., and are expected home early next week.
Wm. Pounder and wife of Grand Forks, B. C., called upon us Thursday. Mr. Pounder reports things prosperous in the west and doesn’t regret his change of base. Mrs. Pounder had been at Greenwood for a month or six weeks on a visit and will return west with her husband.
Mrs. H. M. Root arrived home Sunday night from her trip to the west, bringing her niece, Josephine Mead, with her for a visit. The Mead family has been at Portland for a year past, but will return to Arizona shortly, as the Oregon climate does not agree with Mrs. Mead’s health.
Jas. Ellis of Ft. Atkinson was up last week with a crowd of land seekers. He is a colored man, one of the most interesting of his race we ever met. He was brought North at the end of the civil war by the company to which Ad. Kimball belonged, and when the company was mustered out at its home town, Windsor, Wis., Ellis settled down there, later marrying a colored girl name Ann, at Ft. Atkinson, who had been brought North by the late Dr. Bicknell, brother of Mrs. A. B. Ring of this city, and has made the Fort his home since.
Miss Lotta Stockwell has returned from the Pacific Coast, reporting a grand t rip. The Covill’s are prosperous, Wils logging as of old on the Black River here. One of Lotta’s novel experiences was dining in company with a few friends, with a Chinese gentleman, the menu being ala Chinese. The entertainment was a (missing part).
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