News: Dorchester (26 Aug. 1901)

Contact: Marsha Hosfeld

Surnames: Young, Fessler, Schafer, Falconer, Herrmann, Oberbilling, Beltz, Schafer, Andrews, Sorenson, Plockelmann, Wieden, Hoffman, Bucholz, Nedry

----Source: The GREENWOOD GLEANER (Greenwood, Clark Co., Wis.) 30 Aug. 1901

Dorchester (26 Aug. 1901)

A. P. Young of Abbotsford was in Sunday.

George Fessler returned from Dak. Wednesday.

Wm. Schafer came down from Ironwood Sunday.

Ernest Falconer left for Medford Monday forenoon.

Rev. E. Herrmann arrived Wednesday with his family.

M. Oberbilling and wife drove over to Milan last Sunday.

Ennor’s Palace Railway Studio Car will be here from Aug. 26 to 30.

Mrs. F. Beltz is receiving a visit from relatives from Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Peter Schafer returned home last Monday after an absence of several weeks.

The Crescent orchestra gave a dance here Saturday night. It was not well attended.

Kinzie (McKenzie) Andrews, cashier of Colby State bank, was in the city on business Saturday.

Andrew Sorenson began work on a new residence to be built on his property on the west side.

The four weeks’ old son of Fred Plockelmann died Wednesday afternoon of inflammation of the bowels.

Frank Falconer returned to Dorchester Monday after a short visit with friends in the northern part of the state.

Mrs. Wm. Wieden, Sr., of Phillips was in Dorchester over Sunday last week visiting relatives, returning Monday.

Lizzie Hoffman returned home Tuesday from Phillips, where she has been working and expects to remain at home for some time.

Mrs. Louis Bucholz, who lives several miles east of town, had her hand severely injured while unloading hay with a large hayfork Tuesday morning. She was driving the horse and was walking quite close to it when the hook by which the tug is fastened to the whiffle-tree became loosened and the whiffle-tree flew around striking her heavily on the breast and also making a severe wound in the back of her left hand. The blow rendered her unconscious. Dr. Nedry dressed the wound.

*Transcriber note: whiffletree - The pivoted horizontal crossbar to which the harness traces of a draft animal are attached and which is in turn attached to a vehicle or an implement. Also called singletree, swingletree; also called regionally whippletree. (from



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