News: Braun Settlement (23 Mar 1902)
Contact: Laurel Bragstad
Surnames: Barber, Braun, Briggs, Brown, Buker, Drinkwine, Emerson, Frankenstein, Geisler, Goehlich, Hall, Hansen, Horn, Kippenhan, LaFlex, La Follette, Lutton, Mabie, Mayes, Miller, Moody, Nielsen, Owen, Oxford, Richards, Rolfe, Sanford, Schwarze, Silvers, Warncke, Westlake, Wondser, Wood
----Source: Greenwood Gleaner (Greenwood, Clark County, WI) 3/28/02
Frank Horn lost a yearling a short time ago.
John Drinkwine is cutting cordwood for Robert Horn.
Henry Mabie’s little boy has been very sick but is improving.
Mrs. G.F. Braun’s brother has returned to his home in Sheboygan.
Mrs. Briggs celebrated her birthday Wednesday by having a small party.
Frederick Warncke left a week ago today for Sheboygan, where he has hired out for a year as driver of a milk wagon.
H. Oxford and crew are at work on the Withee timber near O. Geisler’s, cutting bolts for C. Kippenhan. They have been at work all winter.
Willie Warncke is at home at present. He intends to start for Beaver Dam Saturday. he was to have gone last week but was detained by sickness.
Frank and Morg. Silvers are clearing for John Sanford. Mr. Sanford talks of building another house this summer to replace the one that was burned down a year ago last winter.
While going to church on the West Side last Sunday, Mrs. Fred Buker’s horse ran away, throwing her and her companion into the ditch. The other lady was only slightly bruised, but Mrs. Buker had three ribs broken and was injured internally so that little hope is entertained of her recovery. She is at her uncle’s, John Schwarze’s of the West Side.
Louis LaFlex moved from the farm into town last Thursday.
Sena Hansen of Curtiss spent a few hours in our burg Sunday.
Mrs. Wondser returned Monday from her Eau Claire pleasure trip.
Ralph Brown of Neillsville is visiting his uncle C.A. Brown this week.
A La Follette Club of forty members is a fact that our people are proud of mentioning.
C.L. Mayes went to Chippewa Falls last Saturday to spend a few days visiting his sister.
George Richards is moving his family to Owen, where he will make it his home hereafter.
Arthur Rolfe hurt his hand last Monday so that he will be compelled to lay off for a week or so.
Chas. W. Lutton of Colby will furnish some skilled music on the twelfth of next month in the Dana Hall.
E. Goehlich, who has been working for Mrs. Moody during the past winter, left Sunday for the southern part of the state.
Ed Emerson came up last week from Chippewa Falls to look over the field in behalf of our present La Follette struggle.
Mrs. C.A. Brown went to Curtiss last week to spend a few days with her daughter Elsie, who is teaching near that village.
C.M. Hall has just purchased an electric candle to aid him in looking over the dark corners when he gets up at midnight.
J.C. Moody sold an eighty acre farm for $4000. We understand he expects to build a nice little cottage on his land just south of town.
The La Follette Club elected Jens Miller president; W.F. Nielsen, vice president; S. Frankenstein, treasurer; T.H. Barber, secretary.
H.D. and G.A. Westlake are building themselves a good home three miles east of town. They recently bought a 160 acre farm of John S. Owen Lumber Co.
A Nebraska farmer by the name of Hansen, who bought the Thibert farm, is moving here this week and taking possession of his new home in good earnest.
Prof. Wood of Neillsville delivered an able address last Saturday evening, which was listened to by a hall packed full of anxious people and still more anxious to hear the truth coming from a man who does not make his living in the political field, but does it for the best interests of the people.
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