News: Neillsville (6 Oct 1905)


Surnames: Huntzicker, Wolff, Krause, Trasdorf, Howard, Graves, McCalvey, Neverman, Raymond, Brillion, Curtis, Fryslie, Wilcox, Allen, Tifft, Hart, O’Neill, Schune, LaFlesh, Brown, Williams, Cummings


----Source: Granton News (Granton, Clark Co., Wis.)  10/06/1905


Mrs. Huntzicker and daughter Clara left for Nebraska Thursday for a short visit with relatives.


Ed Wolff is home from the Twin Cities for a few days.


Mr. Paul Krause and Miss Mollie Tragsdorf were married Thursday eve, and left on the midnight train for Milwaukee, where the groom resides.  They were showered with congratulations, rice and old shoes before their departure.  The bride is a Neillsville product, congenial and well like.  The groom looks like a nice young man.  Best wishes and cigars are forth coming.


Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Howard came back from la Crosse in their auto Friday.  They took in the Fair and had a delightful trip.


Lonnie Graves of Loyal was in and about town in his big gasoline wagon, Friday.


Mrs. Robert McCalvey was buried Friday from the Presbyterian Church.  Rev. Hendren of Greenwood assisted in the ceremonies.  Mrs. McCalvey was one of Neillsville’s oldest pioneers.


Ed Neverman is up from Evanston, Ill., for a short rest from dispensing drugs.


Miss Marie Raymond now sells stamps for the government.


Louis Brillion and wife Neillsvilled a few days last week.


Dr. Curtis’ family is now ensconced in the Withee homestead on North side.


Mrs. Fryslie is remodeling, painting and papering her restaurant in fine shape.


Mrs. Wilcox was reported ill last week but is better now.


Wm. Allen died Monday of drosy after a lingering illness.  Mr. Allen was a blacksmith ehre until about two years ago.  He leaves a wife and five small children.  The funeral was held Wednesday.


Miss Bessie Tifft is jollifying at Baraboo this week.


Bob Boullion had a silver wedding at his house Tuesday eve.  Nearly one hundred guests were present.  Mr. and Mrs. Boullion are living in the Anton Barton residence on the North side.  The boys gave a chivarie in honor of the newly wedding pair.


A lonely little red squirrel wandered into civilization Tuesday and tiptoed up to Garfield’s Barbershop with his lather brush hoisted at half-mast.  Geo. Hart’s dog Kano treed the little fellow up an electric light pole and paced back and forth on the sidewalk with a heavenly smile on his canine countenance and his bell greatly tinkling.  The squirrel performed several stunts on the wire that set the audience below roaring with laughter.  He finally made his descent in front of Woelffer’s Drug Store and scurried up the street, followed by a pack of dogs and small boys.  He has taken up temporary quarters in the maple trees at number 257 Fifth St.


It is a lamentable fact that the condition of Ernest, the only son of Judge and Mrs. James O’Neill, does not improve but rather fails, and that little or no hopes are entertained for his recovery.


Adolph Schune and sister Mary of Grant were in town early this week.


Thos. J. LaFlesh, a Clark County pioneer, for years postmaster and store keeper at Nevins, died Sept. 22 at his home in Portland, Oregon.  He is survived by his wife Elizabeth, daughters Maymie (Mrs. J.D. Cummings), Alice (Mrs. G.H. Williams), Miss Lizzie and sons George and Arthur, besides two half-brothers, Eugene and Charles Brown.



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