News: The Clark
Republican and Press 9-27-1894
----Source: The Clark Republican and Press Date: 9-27-1894
A traveling man was in the city Saturday and related that during his travels in Dakota he met no less than a hundred and fifty emigrant wagons in one string, each bearing human freight eastward, all dissatisfied with southern Dakota and Nebraska, and were striking out for Minnesota and Wisconsin.
A surprise party on Miss Emma Van Nostrand was given on Monday evening at her fathers’ residence on West Fifth street, by a large number of her young friends. They all report having had a very enjoyable time until a late hour in the evening. Dan remarked that he was crowded out of his home by the crowd of young people, who took possession of the domicile completely.
At the bicycle meet at Marshfield Will Smith took fourth prize in the three mile race, and Len Miller first in the boy’s race.
E. T. Pratt attended the Democratic convention at Neillsville last Thursday.
Theo. Smith who went to Dakota sometime ago, returned home last Wednesday.
DAY: Aaron Oldham has cleared nearly 20 acres of land at a very small cost, it having been burned over during the late forest fires.
John Cummings was quite sick for a few days the past week.
The quilting and social at H. Lowery’s last week was a success.
Mrs. B. B. Crockett was a caller at Day last Friday.
Ed. Crockett is handing sand preparatory to plastering his house.
LOYAL: Last Sunday John Schmidt succeeded in slaying a bear. He brought the carcass to Loyal Monday.
H. S. Mulvey has a crew of men engaged in raising the drug store. He has had the old roof torn off, a new steel one put on, and the building raised one story. When finished, it will be the finest store building in Loyal. J. W. Filber made a business trip to Neillsville Tuesday.
J. A. Heath has gone up to Boyd to make staves.
Will Vetter, who has been at work in the woods near Boyd for the past two months, came home Friday.
Mrs. G. W. Allen and Miss Bertha Miles have gone to Ritchfield, Minn on a visit.
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