News: York Township (1894/05/24)

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Surnames: VISGAR SNYDER CROTHERS FULWILER ROWE MEAD JOHNSON LAWRENCE DORN VICK LINDSLEY LINCOLN BENEDICT HALES FISCHER

----Source: Republican and Press (Neillsvile, Wis.) 05/24/2005

York: May 23, 1894

H.W. Visgar shipped a car load of cheese boxes last week. Albion Snyder is driving a fractious horse and came very near having a run away while out riding with his best girl Sunday evening. During the heavy rains last week considerable corn and potatoes were washed out and had to be replanted. County Supt. Crothers visited our schools last week. Eddie Fulwiler, who broke his leg some time ago, is able by the aid of crutches to be up and around again. W.H. Rowe logged on an extensive scale last week. Harry Mead of Warner was seen on our streets last Wednesday. Dave and Guy Snyder have each been having a hard siege of the mumps. E.B. Johnson went to Neillsville Thursday and brought up a load of goods for Jno Lincoln. Bert and Melvin Lawrence have returned from the north and report no chance of obtaining employment. Last Wednesday morning the people were obliged to lend a helping hand in order to save the bridge that spans O'Neill creek, and after several hours of hard work succeeded in freeing the bridge from the drift wood that was piled up against it, and thus saved the bridge from floating away. Bill Dorn's barn was struck by lighting last week, and his two children who were milking at the time were knocked insensible. Assesser C.F. Vick is making the rounds. Jess Humiston transacted business in Fremont last Friday. Jennie Rowe and Hattie Lindsley took in the sights at the county seat Saturday last. John Lincoln has moved his family into the house formerly occupied by E.M. Rowe. Jack Frost visited this locality the latter part of last week and damaged fruit to a great extent. A. Benedict, insurance agent, made a business trip to Lynn Friday. Two new and handsome tombstones were set up in the York Center cemetery last week. A.W. Hales made a flying trip to the county seat last Saturday. Arbor Day exercises were held in Dist. No. 3 Friday afternoon. Several of our farmers have invested quite extensively in a new creamery which is to be located at Granton. Tina Fischer of Heathville, called on friends here Sunday.

JUMBO

 

 


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