News: Marshfield, Wis. (29 Apr 1882)

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----Source: Marshfield Times, The | Marshfield, Wisconsin | Saturday, 29 Apr., 1882 | Page 1



Marshfield Times, Wisconsin Front Page News

C.H.  Clark, Editor and proprietor

[Col. 1]


Sheriff..................... Edward Wheelan

Under Sheriff............ William T. King

District Attorney..........G. L. Williams

County Treasurer............ I. L. Mosher

County Clerk....................... F.J. Wood

Register of Deeds.... P. N. Christensen

Clerk of Circuit Court.... R.P. Bronson

County Surveyor................. Wm. Scott

Coroner...................... Henry Osterman

County Judge................. G. R. Gardner

Circuit Judge..................... Geo. L. Park

[Col. 2}



F.S. KIRKLAND, Court commissioner, Marshfield, Wood Co., Wis.  Money loaned on Real Estate. - Mortgages, Deeds, Contracts and other legal papers correctly made out..


G. L. WILLIAMS. Attorney-at-Law and District Attorney of Wood County.  Collections and Conveyancing Specialties.  Office over Wood’s Drug Store.  Grand Rapids, Wis.



LOUIS J. GLASS.  Attorney and Land Agent, Legal papers correctly made out.  Collections a Specialty.  Always for sale good Lots and good farming lands at liberal prices.




G.H. ELVIS.  Teacher of Organ.  For terms inquire at the jewelry store of B. Elvis, Centre Avenue, Marshfield, Wis.,  Agency for Story & Camp, Smith American and Estey Organs, Violins Harmonicas, etc.


FOREST HOUSE.  Unity, Wis.  E.F. Bowen, Proprietor.  This House is new and pleasingly located.  It will be the aim of the Proprietor to make guests feel at home while there.  Good Stabling.  Water in the barn.


J. B. GRIEVES. Surveyor.  Land located, Pine estimated and inspected.  Marshfield, Wis.





 THE annual moving season is now upon us.

  VENNOR got in his work again last Saturday;

  THE most fatal grapeshot comes from the bottle.

  THE Wis. Central will build a new depot at Stevens Point.

  POTATOES have got so high that it takes a step-ladder to reach one.

  EVERY day inquiries are made for houses and none to be had.

  HEADS of families should prepare for the annual house cleaning.

  THAT immense stock of goods at Upham's keeps on increasing in size.

  GEO. MIRACLE has this week laid a new sidewalk in front of his property.

  THOSE cocoa nuts at Ingall's are going fast, go early, or you will miss them.

  THE engine for the alcohol factory is now here and will soon be put into place.

  WHITE Leghorn eggs for sale 30 cents per thirteen.  Enquire at this office.

  A LITTLE child of Mr. Kinney's died Friday night and was buried on Sunday.

  IT takes about a pound of silver to buy a pound of butter just at the present time.

  'TIS sweet to watch the blue and yellow heifer eliminate the horsefly from her back.

  MR. DOUGLAS is building a residence on Third street, near the corner of the Avenue.

  A FINE line of canned goods received at Ingall's.  Those peaches and pears are delicious.

  JAMES DUNN, the temperance evangelist is working up a temperance boom at Stevens Point.

  TO make a successful run for office, a man must imitate snow.  He must come down occasionally.

  THE ROSSMAN house at Neillsville has passed into the hands of Wm. Sohn, who will run it in future.

  LADIES, THE TIME has some of the nobbiest calling cards in cases, ever brought to this market.  Call and see them.

  THE good people over in the little town of Schofield, Marathon county, say they won't(Ital) have a saloon.  That settles it.

  THE manager of the McCready troupe was fined $5.50 at Phillips last Tuesday; for violating the Sunday law.

  PROF. KAUDY, after many trials and much tribulation, has succeeded in finding a room for his art studio in Pankow's gallery.

  EVERY thinking man should read Mayor Stowell's letter to the Milwaukee Merchants Association.  It will do you good.

  There will be a free concert by the Frog family this evening at Upham's frog pond.  Reserved seats on the trestle bridge.

  HIS Satanic Majesty made an error in setting up the article in reference  to the number of logs sawed by Mr. Bullman in one day.  It should have been 365 logs instead of 165. (In other words the devil made him do it...LOL)

  SOME enterprising man should lease the railroad track for a mile in each direction, for a Sunday promenade ground.  There's millions in it.

  ONE of the largest audiences we have seen to any entertainment for some way was out to the concert given by the Frog family Sunday afternoon.

  A TRAMP gets two kicks at one house, a cold pan-cake at another, and a bite from a dog at a third.  How long will it take him to get into the work-house for sixty days?

  A ASKS B for a loan of $5 until Sunday.  Six months later B reminds A that he has not returned that "V" yet.  A denies that he ever borrowed a red cent of B, and offers to punch his head for insulting him.  Find what B loses.

  IF a young man owns a little cane, a rat-and tan-dog, a pair of lavender pants, three flash neckties, a frail mustache, and a flirtation handkerchief, what will it cost to board six idiots at a first-class hotel for a year?

  ALL those indebted to Antone Schaefer, are requested to call on Geo. Seubert before the first of May and settle up.  After that date all accounts will be placed in the hands of an attorney for collection.

  P. HELD AND CO. have such a large stock of hardware, tinware, etc., that they have not room enough, and have made arrangements for putting on a 40 feet addition to their present store, which will add materially to the size and appearance of their store.  They have a fine line of goods and appear to be doing a good business.  Success to them.

  AMONG the players in a poker-room are three merchants, two alderman, four clerks, two lawyers, one butcher, and one grocer.  A raid is made by the police and all are captured.  Find how many of them "dropped in to see about selling the poker man a horse?"

   A SON came peeping over the hills at Colby on the 15th of this month. Mr. and Mrs. Hod Blanchard are now happy.  Hod has not lost a particle of flesh since the advent of their first born.  Friend B. has the congratulations of this office.

THE April frog is croaking

From the Upham pool,

With new ambition choking---

The April frog is croaking.

But, "lay aside all joking,"

(You've had your April fool)

The April frog is croaking

From the Upham pool.

  THOSE having friends buried in the Spencer cemetery, can by applying to T.S. Norton, the commissioner lately appointed, receive deeds for the same. ---Spencer Tribune

  This fills a want long felt at Spencer.

  MRS. OLIVER OSGOOD, of Nasonville, died on April 19th, of palsey[sic].  The deceased had been an invalid for many years, and for the last four months had been a great sufferer.  She leaves a large circle of friends to mourn her loss.  Her funeral took place last Friday.

  SAMPLES of a patent brick invented by Ca ] Liedholt, of Neillsville, have been left at this office, made from ashes, cement, sand etc., does away with the burning process, and is claimed to be fifty percent cheaper than the old style.  The inventor claims that the longer they stand, the harder they get.


[Col. 3]


  Mr. Uriah Wheeler, one of he prominent salesman traveling in this section, was in town last week, while here he called upon his cousin Mrs. J.W.( Beechie? Browde/Bronde?)

   Sam. Schafer, traveling for J.W. Butler Paper Company, dropped in on THE TIMES last Saturday.

   H.N. Maurer returned from St. Paul last Saturday.

  A.C. Hastings, of Auburndale, made this place a pleasure call on Monday.  Mr. H. is a thorough business man and any one in need of a man to take charge of some merchantile[sic] or other business would do well to secure his service.

  T.E. Cass the genial traveling salesman for R. Wild & Co., of Fond du Lac, was in town Monday taking orders.

  Seth Reeves, of Grand Rapids, with Cohen Bios., of Milwaukee, was in town taking orders on Monday.

  Mr. Phillips, P.M. at Snow post office, called at THE TIMES office on Wednesday and renewed his subscription.

  P. Held, of the firm of P. Held & Co., hardware merchants in this place , was suddenly called to West Bend to attend his mother's funeral last Friday and returned on Tuesday.

  H. Enos, of Oshkosh, was in this place Monday.

  Charles Curtis, representing Straw, Ellsworth & Co., of Milwaukee, was noticeable[sic] on our streets Monday.

  Geo. Schmidt, of Neenah, called at these headquarters Thursday.

  Mrs. Scott, of Waupaca, is visiting her sister Mrs. Smith, at this place.

  W.H. Upham has been in Chicago the past week.

  Dr. R. Hoy, of Racine, is in town , and will soon place the machinery in position for his chemical factory.

  A.L. Smith, of Appleton, one of the staunch business men of that city was in this burg on Thursday.

  H.A. Baldwin, a thriving merchant of Auburndale, made his office a pleasant call on Wednesday.

  R. W. Kresse, the former typo on THE TIMES and Wood County Herald[ital] returned to Marshfield after a year or more absence.  He will remain here for the present.



  THE TIMES editor had occasion last week to visit this young city, and on arriving, were conducted to the Mackey house, kept by J. H. Mackey, as social and pleasant a gentleman as one would care to fall in with.  The house is pleasantly located and kept in an inviting manner, neat, clean beds, cheerful rooms, and his tables groaning under the weight of good palatable food.  Mr. Mackey is deserving of success.  We were next introduced to Mr. A.M. Byrnes, who keeps a general store, well stocked with general merchandise.  Mr. G. N. Norlen has the next store on Main street, he keeps quite an assortment of goods and expresses himself as being well satisfied with the business he is doing.  Mr. A. P. Morner has just completed a store building, and is now in Chicago purchasing his stock.  B.M. Holmes has the largest store in the place, but does not carry a larger stock than some others, but has the only saw mill in the place, with a capacity of cutting 50,000 feet per day.  The second hotel is kept by a Mr. McGuire, and to all appearance both hotels are having all that they can do.  There is one school house and one church, a Baptist.  The railroad station is in charge of Mr. J. C. Seasengood, a very pleasant and affable gentleman, always ready to give what information he can to many who ask him, and is quite a favorite with his town people, as well liked by the railroad officials.  The telegraph office is conducted by Mr. Fred E. Wheeler, who has lately been assigned to that position.  While there learned that there are now on the road from Sweden, forty families in charge of Mr. Ostregen the company's land agent.  They will locate in and about Ogema.


  Go to A.C. Miner's for paints, oils etc.

(Col. 4)

  Carpenters are having all they can attend to at the present time.

  The roads are now getting as dry and had as a boarding house biscuit.

  There will be a dance at Steinmetz's hall this Saturday evening.

  Tuesday, the up train due here at 11:47, did not arrive until five P.M.

  If you want a good square meal or are in need of canned goods, go to Ingall's restaurant.

  UPHAM Bros. have now a delivery wagon, and will deliver goods to any part of the city.

  If Marshfield casts one third more votes than Grand Rapids, why not be incorporated as a city.

  THOS. FORNANCE, while out splitting wood on Wednesday, cut his left hand quite badly.

  TUESDAY was a pretty fair day for accidents on the Central.  Only three freight trains ditched.

  THE Town board of Marshfield met Friday to make a settlement with the town board of Richfield.

  THE pay car passed through this place on Wednesday, distributing the filthy lucre to railroad men.

  THERE is a young man in Upham's mill who can pack 40,000 shingles per day.  How is that for high?

  THE authorities at Phillips are using dynamite for ridding their streets of stumps.  It proves successful.

  GRAND RAPIDS has three representatives on the county board, while Marshfield, a third larger place, has only one.  Is this just?

  SEXTON say he has some of the best paint there is made.  Those who intend to paint their houses should call on him.

  STATISTICS show that this part of the county has the majority of the wealth, and has the least representation on the county board.

  S.L. Nason, of Nasonville, has two as fine stallions as can be found in the country, and those wishing to improve their breed of horses should consult him. 

  THE Medford Star and News{ital} of last Saturday says:  There is a perfect mob of school ma'ams in town this week.

   It wouldn't be healthy for the writer of the above to say that of Marshfield school marms.

  THE supervisors of the several townships in this section went down to Grand Rapids to attend the meeting of the county board.  J. Ebbee, of Rock, H.J. Jenson of Lincoln, J. C. Davis, of Richfield, C. A. Coon, of Marshfield, G. Hooper, of Milladore, Jas. Tuttle, of Auburndale.


   THE TIMES calls the attention of its readers to the communication of Postmaster Renne, in another column.  THE TIMES admits that Mr. Renne has been extremely accominodating[sic] in the past, and while he is legally right in the new arrangement, is he just to the farming community?  a majority of whom, cannot spare the time to come to town more than once a week and that is on Sundays.  It is to be hoped that Mr. Renne will see the need of keeping the office open from 12 M. to 1 P.M. on Sundays, then if any one complains, they would complain if they were to be hung.




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