News: York Township (1894/05/17)
Contact: Steven Lavey
Surnames: FULLMER GIBSON VISGAR VICK GRABE MACK WHALEN DWYER TURNER ROWE LAWRENCE BENEDICT ANDREWS GARDNER SHAFER DORR CRAIG KING ROOT BOLTON ROGERS
----Source: Republican and Press (Neillsville, Wis.) 05/17/1894
We should like to hear from our Granton, Greenwood and Chili correspondents once more. Mr. Fullmer, of Loyal, passed through here Friday evening on his wheel enroute for Granton to take in the dance. S.D. Gibson transacted business at Heathville Friday. H.W. Visgar started his cheese box factory last week and is running a full crew. C.F. Vick, our industrious farmer, has just finished a fine new dairy. E. Grabe is the proud possessor of a flue horse now which greatly aids him in his farm work. Les Mack, the blacksmith, has gone to Loyal to work. Mrs. M. Whalen was called to Fairchild a few days ago by the serious illness of her son. She returned Friday and reports that he is out of danger. Merrill Dwyer was down with the mumps last week. Misses Josie Vick and Elva Turner have gone to Neillsville to learn dress making. Mesdames Wm. Rowe and Edna Lawrence and sons transacted business at Loyal Saturday. Officers of the I.O.G.T. were installed Sat. evening by A. Benedict L. D. Quarterly meeting at the F.M. Church last Saturday and Sunday. The M.E. Church will give an ice cream festival Tuesday evening, the 22nd, at the home of Wm. Rowe for the benefit of Elder Hoffman. All are cordially invited. Rev. Geo. Andrews of Greenwood, delivered a fine sermon at the Center Church Sunday. The cheese factory began operations Monday, on a small scale. During the thunder storm yesterday morning Geo. Gardner's house was struck by lighting. Fortunately no one was hurt and no serious damage was done.
York: May 16, 1894
Geo. Gardner had been logging and improving quite extensively the past week. N. Shafer has been having a siege of rhemnatism the past week. Cora Dorr spent Friday at her home. Fred Craig has gone to LaCrosse. H.A. King and Geo. Root made a raid on a nest of pine snakes Thursday and succeeded in capturing three, each measuring three feet in length. W.F. Bolton formerly of this place but who now resides at Neillsville is making cheese for Sid Davis. Jennie Rowe was the guest of E.M. Rowe and wife last Thursday. Wm. Rowe and T.H. Garvin, the carpenters, have gone to Granton to work. Norman Rogers is reported quite ill.
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