News: Marshfield, Wis. (13 May 1882)

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----Source: Marshfield Times, The | Marshfield, Wisconsin | Saturday, May 13, 1882 | Page 1



Marshfield, Wisconsin Front Page News



It has been reported that the W. C. R. R. company were intending to remove Mr. J. F. Johnston from the Abbott House at Abbotsford for reasons the Times and many other patrons of the house are unable to account for.; We hope and believe the company know the value of good men too well to remove so good a; man as J. F. Johnston, until information more reliable is obtained, than reports from those who have nothing else to do but to attend to other people's business.




Greens are on tap.

Rain, Rain, was what we got this week

Shade trees are being set out on; Third Street.

Gokey & Long can give you as good a shave as can be had in the state.; Try them.;

A FULL line of Paints, Oils, and Brushes at W. A. Sexton's Post office building.

GEO. INGALLS is fitting up his restaurant and ice cream parlours in nobby shape.

FOR the latest sheet music send to the Chicago Music Co., State street, Chicago

GEO. MERACLE has built a new sidewalk.; He and one or two others have just set out shade trees.

BURGLARS seem to be doing a pretty good business up in Spencer.; Where are your masked batteries?

THE foundation for the new school building is just completed, and now the carpenters can go ahead as fast as they please.

SUNDAY THE TIMES prayed for rain, and at the present writing it looks as though we should have to pray for it to hold up for a while.

GOKEY & LONG have their new barber shop enlarged and refitted, and are now in first-class shape.

WHITE Leghorn eggs, thirteen for 50 cents.; Enquire at this office or of Edwin Bump, at town 26, R. 3, E., section 20.

PEOPLE cannot be too careful in burning up the stumps and rubbish around their houses.; Keep your eyes on those fires or they will be doing damage to someone.


THERE will be a Grand Dance at Maple Works hall, Maple Works, on May 18th.; The Greenwood band will furnish the music.; All are invited, and a good time expected.

THE boys had a good time Saturday night.; At least, they appeared to enjoy themselves.; It was a charivarie party.; The music was not of the best, but suited the boys and the occasion.; It is unnecessary to say that Wm. Jungbauer set out the beer and cigars.


While making a trip to Milwaukee and Chicago last week, we had occasion to stop at the Republican house, corner of Third and Cedar streets, Milwaukee, kept by our old time friend, Chas. F. Kletzsch.; Mr. Kletzsch is one of the few with a natural adaptability for hotel keeping.; There are, perhaps, few as well kept hotels in the state.; The new department is provided with all the latest modern improvements, business pertaining to the hotel is under the immediate supervision of Mr. K., and the dining room and kitchen under the watchful eye of Mrs. Kletzsch, who has had large experience in this work, and thereby enabled to please the most exacting or epicurean[sic].; Any of our friends visiting Milwaukee, will find this hotel first-class in every particular, and rates reasonable.


THE fishing party from Marshfield started to-day (Saturday) for Chippewa Crossing; from there they take a northwesterly course, till they bring up at Bass Lake.; They go fully equipped with rod and gun, a few rounds of ammunition, and a small supply of provender, as they expect to dine principally upon fish, mollusks, etc.


THE concert last Friday evening by Mr. & Mrs. Buckingham, Miss Lee, and Mr. Van Oostenbrugge, of Stevens Point, was a very good one, and was well received by the audience. The audience was not as large as it should have been, but still respectable.; Everybody who took the trouble to attend went away well pleased.


The fireman at Pierce's mill, at Mannyville, was badly injured Monday by the breaking of the belt attached to the shingle machine, which struck him on the right shoulder, passing down and severely cutting his arm.; Dr. Hanna dressed the wound, and the young man is now doing well, but will be laid up several weeks.


THE Marshfield Furniture company have their machinery in order and work will be commenced at once.; They have a very fine lot of machinery, and have secured the services of good competent workmen, and will soon be turning out bedsteads for the million


A.E. CALVERT, the popular Dentist of Eau Claire, will be here June 1st.; All those having work in his line they wish to have done in a first-class manner, should give him a call.; Mr. Calvert has had years of experience and come highly recommended.; He will visit Marshfield every three months.; Try him.


N .L. Kaudy, the artist and taxidermist, went to Marshfield, last week and will, we understand, locate in that thriving city for the present.; We have been acquainted with Nick for a few years and have found him a gentleman in all our dealing.; Let us hope that his absence from our beautiful little village will be of short duration. ---- [Phony Colbygraph.] ----; Not if Marshfield knows itself, and she thinks she does.


JOHN SCHUSTER, of Germantown, Washington county, came up to Marshfield last Wednesday to visit some friends in this vicinity, and was so well pleased with Marshfield that he has located here for good.; Mr. S. says this section is far ahead of old Washington or Waukesha counties, and advises his friends in those two counties to pack up their duds and come to Marshfield, where they will stand some show of getting a good living and saving something for a rainy day, and THE TIMES thinks he is about right.; Thus Marshfield gains another wide awake man as a resident.


LOUIS J. GLASS of Marshfield, has been appointed Judge Advocate, with the rank of First Lieutenant, of the Third Battalion, State Militia, by Gov. Rusk.We don't know what the devil the third battalion wants of a judge advocate unless they want it for the same reason that a man wants to take a drink of whiskey, but let that be as it will, they have got one, and that is IK if he does wear sig lamps.---[Colby Phonograph.---; Now Samuwel, you let up, Lew will make a good one, and don't you forget it.; THE TIMES advises you to be on your guard, for Lew is "laying" for you.



THE entertainment given by the Cross family Wednesday evening, was, on account of the rain, and he Good Templars holding a meeting the same evening, rather slimly attended, and those who failed to attend, missed a good thing.; The two sisters aged 14 and 16 are good singers, and with proper training will make their mark at the top of the ladder.; The little boy, aged 7, is a smart little fellow, and goes through his part in good style, as any old hand at the business.; It is to be hoped they will visit Marshfield again under more favorable circumstances.



MR. LONG and wife have been visiting their parents at this place the past week.

MALCOMB CAMPBELL in the employ of the Webster Manufacturing company, has been stopping in town for a few days.

MR. O.D. VANHUSEN, of Dorchester came down Friday night and returned on Saturday.; Mr. V. is one of he heavy lumbermen on the line of he W.C. Ry.

MRS. BENSON PECK and son, of the town of Richfield, called at THE TIMES office on Saturday and renewed their subscription for the home paper.

W.C. UPHAM started St. Paul on Monday.

MRS. CANFIELD, of Abbottsford, accompanied by Mrs. Runsch(Rausch) of the same place, started for Appleton on Monday.; From there they go to Milwaukee.

____ JOREON(Jorson?), traveling salesman for Weidner & Thielen, wholesale liquor dealers of Oshkosh, twinkled like a little star around Marshfield on Tuesday.

MR. MUELLER, of the firm of Habermehl & Mueller Brewers of Me_______?, spent a few hours in Marshfield on Tuesday.



At last Marshfield has had a fire, the first in the history of the place, but in all probability will not be the last.; Last Saturday morning about four o'clock the village was awakened by the cry of fire! and people jumped out of bed, and rushed into their clothes too soon, some thinking the whole business portion was ablaze, but it was only the grist mill across the railroad track, nearly in range with the south side of the Ave, had the wind been a little stronger, Marshfield would have laid in ashes before night, as there was no means of putting it out, except with pails; as it was a number of buildings had close calls by flying cinders.; THE TIMES understands the mill was insured for $2,000, which does not cover the loss on the machinery, say nothing about the building.; How the fire originated, is at the present writing a mystery.; It was quite a surprise to Mr. Kehr, the owner, when he got home from the Rapids at noon, to find himself minus a grist mill.

At Campbell settlement, on Sunday morning, the saw-mill owned by Nick Pinion, was burned to the ground.; The boiler and engine was all that was saved.; Loss $4,000.; No insurance.; Mr. Pinion will rebuild.

A disastrous fire has been raging in the woods just below Port Edwards and caused considerable loss to the farmers, burning down fences and other property.; Joseph Wilson lost his stables, wagons, hay, grain, etc., a few hogs and calves.; The buildings were not of much value.; A man by the name of Sweeney, who was moving his goods to another place, lost three horses which were in Wilson's stable at the time.; They were valued at $300.; A house belonging to Mr. Tim Hurley in the town of Saratoga and occupied by Chas. Little, was burned last Thursday night.; Mr. Little saved most of his furniture.; In attempting to go up to the chamber the stair gave way and he was quite seriously injured. ---[Reporter, May 4.

RACINE, the third city of Wisconsin was threatened with annihilation last Saturday morning, nearly half the city consumed by fire.; Loss estimated at $600,000.



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