News: Neillsville Personals (5 Sep 1901)
Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon
Surnames: Fiske, Ingham, Brooks, Bryden, Johnson, Reynolds, Reitz, Rabenstein, Marth, Karger
----Source: The Neillsville Times (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) September 5, 1901
Neillsville News (September - 1901)
Pretty soon the city will reverberate with the bang-bang-bang of the big rock-crusher, which is being put into shape to smash the flinty granite that will make our streets things of beauty and immeasurable utility.
Fiske of New York, the great metallic worker, is manufacturing the bronzed fountain and the ground basin that are soon to be placed in the little park at the Omaha depot. It will be shipped as soon as possible.
Services at the Methodist church Sunday, morning and evening: Morning subject: "The Pauline Gospel"; Evening; "Heart Life." This is the last Sunday of the Conference year, and Rev. Ingham will leave for conference Monday.
The August gold production of Cripple Creek, Colo., was $2,558,000, the greatest single month’s record in the history of that district. 114 shares in the Calhoun Gold Mining and Milling Co. for sale at this office. A fortune for somebody.
You ought to hear Herb Brooks, Harry Bryden and those boys slay grouse as they roost along the iron settee in front of Gilbert Johnson’s and other favorite haunts. But joking aside, there does seem to be a whole lot of birds in the woods this year.
The streets of Neillsville are so full of teams and pedestrians Saturdays that it has grown to be a custom among the busy shoppers who live in town to hustle around Friday to do their shipping, in order to get waited upon. Saturday’s trade is a literal blockade.
A few ears of corn were shown us Monday that came from the field of John Reynolds, near Hatfield. The soil down there has a reputation for levity, and is not supposed to be given to corn, but these ears prove that by proper cultivation that Hatfield soil is capable of serious things.
Fred Reitz has packed up his goods and moved out of the store building near the O’Neill House, which he recently sold to Carl Rabenstein. He intends to locate at Alma Center. The building has been sold to Henry Marth, who will move it to the corner of Fourth St. and Grand Avenue, and use it as a carpenter shop.
M. Karger & Bro. opened their new store last Saturday with a good stock of clothing, shoes and gents’ furnishing goods and will increase their (missing line).
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