News: York Township (1894/08/23)

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Surnames: BENEDICT WHITE CROSS BILLINGS MORTIMER PEASE McKENZIE FIELDS FULWILER ROWE PEAT TURNER WRIGHT BAILEY GIBSON CRAIG CAMPBELL HUMISTON IDE LAWRENCE PALMER ASHEN WINN TAPLIN LASTOFKA BOLTON

----Source: Republican and Press (Neillsville, Wis.) 08/23/1894

Wilcox: August 21, 1894

Fred Benedict went to Withee last Wednesday. The ladies of the M.E. society gave a surprise social for A. Benedict Wednesday afternoon. Mr. Benedict is the janitor of the M.E. church and the proceeds are for that purpose. Mrs. Phillip White of Loyal, spent a few days in York last week. Mrs. P.A. Cross and son Derrill are visiting at Fairchild. Ed Billings of Pleasant Ridge, came over last Wednesday and gave his girl a buggy ride. Last week Wednesday little George Mortimer had three fingers on his right hand smashed in the pulley of a hay fork and while trying to extricate them his left hand was caught and one finger smashed. Vet Pease transacted business at Granton the middle of last week. Mrs. Jas. McKenzie opened school in Dist. No. 4 last week. N. Fields of Merrillan, agent for the famous Koch remedies, passed through here Wednesday. Mrs. Levi Fulwiler was the gust of E.M. Rowe and wife at Granton the latter part of the week. Miss Carrie Peat returned home from Valley City, N. Dak. last Friday. Al Turner dedicated his new house Friday night with a dance. A good time is reported. A representative of a minstrel show was in this vicinity Thursday trying hire a few of our local genius' to travel with him, but he met with very poor success. Mr. Wright and lady drove up from the county seat on business Friday. While cutting bands last Thursday A. Benedict cut his thumb quite badly. Mrs. E.T. Bailey of Hogan, is visiting her folks here. Rumor says that S.D. Gibson will move to the county seat soon. A number of persons claiming to be Phillips fire sufferers are parading different towns, and since it is well known that they are imposters we warn them to steer clear of York. Quarterly meeting services at the Redmond Church next Sunday. Fred Craig has gone to La Crosse to work the carpenter trade. Mrs. Perry Campbell has been visiting her parents at Beaver the past two weeks. Jess Humiston has been making extensive improvements lately. Mrs. Delbert Benedict of Withee, is the guest of A. Benedict and wife. C.H. Ide met with an accident last week and was quite badly hurt. At first it was thought that his arm was broken, but it proved to be only badly bruised. M.W. Lawrence has purchased a new top buggy. Perry Palmer went Hemlock Saturday on a visit. Mr. Ashen of Eau Claire, is the guest of Mrs. Webb Winn. May Taplin of Neillsville, was the guest of Effie and Mabel Gibson Sunday. Martin Lastofka had a runaway near the Lindsley school house one day last week. It seems a tire on one of his buggy wheels run off and while trying to put it back on, the team got frightened and started to run. As far as we have learned no damage was done. Myrtie Bolton of Humbird, is visiting relatives at this place.

JUMBO

 

 


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