Flash From The Past - 1907
CUT FOOTWITH AX -
Irvin Pagel of Spruce Injured near
Mountain. Irvin Pagel of Spruce
cut his foot very
last Friday morning in one
of the camps about 7 miles out from
Mountain. He had
working for about a month at
the camp for Christ Rasmussen
but on Friday
first swing of the axe missed
the tree and landed on his
foot, the entire
the blade entering the top
and passing nearly
through his foot. He
brought into Mountain where
his wound was dressed
by Dr. Conrad. This
Pagel's third winter in
the woods and he has
winter in having his work stopped.
The first year he
had pneumonia soon
started work, the second
a felon and the third
John Vaes purchased Anthony Meyers 80 acre farm north of the city usually known as the “old county farm” Tuesday. The farm is one of the best in the county and in excellent condition. The consideration was $ 6000 which included all personal property.
Olson sold out his hotel and saloon
to Wm. King, who will take possession the first of April.
Personal and Local
Mrs. Mary Grunert is visiting her daughter, Mrs. Robt. Hall, at Kelly Brook, this week.
Miss Addie Pocan who has been employed as milliner in Milwaukee, came home Tuesday for a few days visit with friends in the city.
Mrs. D. G. Classon returned to her home in Appleton Friday, after a few days visit in the city with Mrs. R. H. English.
Mrs. P. F. Gaunt and two children returned home Saturday from Milwaukee where they have been visiting the former's parents.
Edmund Classon left Tuesday for Iron River, Mich., where he has accepted a position with W. F. Moody as barber.
Mrs. Abe Vye and Mrs. Len Hogan left Tuesday for their future home at Tacoma, Wash.
Earl Whitney, who is employed in the office of Vice President Kirkman of the Northwestern road at Chicago, came home Saturday night to spend Sunday with his parents.
The death of Hattie, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gohr, occurred Thursday. The little girl was recovering from an attack of measles when she took cold which developed into pneumonia. She will be greatly missed by her parents and playmates. The death is peculiarly sad one because of the severe illness of two of her brothers at the present time.
The death of the infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Peters occurred Saturday. The mother's life is despaired of.
The wedding of
Louis Erdman and Miss Hilda Utech was
at the brides home
Wednesday. The marriage ceremony
was witnessed by relatives and intimate friends only. They have the sincere good wishes of hosts of friends.
L. K. Tuttle has sold his home to J. Helman. We are glad to welcome him as a neighbor.
Mr. and Mrs. Sam Banta of Walker, Minn., are guests at the home of Mrs. Banta's sister, Mrs. J. R. Orr.
Edmund Classon who
has had charge of the barber shop
here for some time
past, has gone to
River, Mich. He will
be succeeded by John Noel
of Oconto who will be the tonsorial artist here in the future.
Mrs. Wakeman of
Chicago was the guest of her daughter-in-law,
week Francis Richardson, while playing
with a pin, in some manner got it into his throat and it was taken out
only after a great deal of difficulty.
Exiled His Wife
Wisconsin - Wilber F.
Goddard sent his wife, Hulda, to Minnesota, to be rid of her according
to her complaint for divorce which was granted by Judge Ludwig today.
she was there she could not return for lack of money, though her child
was in Monroe, Wisconsin. She alleged that her husband, a young
who lives in Oconto Falls, declared his greater admiration for another
woman and told her that he and the other woman would become man and
On June the 13th,
Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Mineau celebrated
their China wedding.
News special from Green Bay says; Exactly at noon the
jury in the case of Guss Cecil of Oconto, charged with the murder of
Roy Guthrie on May 31, 1906, left the circuit court room to ponder over
a verdict. In his charge to the jury Judge Hastings' instructions were
that Cecil could be found not guilty or guilty of manslaughter in the
first, third or fourth degree. The sentiment for the defendant has
increased daily among constant witnesses to the proceedings and these,
with Attorneys Martineau and Allen C. Clausson, who defended Cecil, are
confident that the jury will return a verdict o not guilty. Attorney J.
G. Clausson closed the case for the state in a strong address to the
Peter Vullings has
removed his tailor shop from his
residence to the rooms over Classon’s store on Superior
Milton, the twelve
year old son of John Kane, while
playing near the cog wheel at Oconto Company’s foundry Monday
had his arm
caught in the wheel and badly bruised.
Chodes Bros. Of Chicago will open a new electric theatre in the bulding formerly occupied by the Idea Moving Picture company opposite Barlament’s hardware store. The first performance will be given Wednesday evening, August 1.
Herman Werth returned last Thursday with an honorable discharge from the U.S. Army after three years service most of which was spent in the forts in the southwest.
Olive Claire Mlnarik, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Mlnarik entertained a number of little folks at a birthday party Saturday afternoon. The occasion was the seventh anniversary of her birth.
Miss Bernice Roy, Eunice and Evelyn Ansorge and Beatrice Cote left last Sunday for Green Bay for a two weeks camping trip at Bay Beach. Misses Elizabeth Lee and Barbara Keefe left the next day to chaperone the party.
Abrams—Misses Blanche Swoboda, Ella Baudhuin, Aileen Scott and a couple of girl friends are camping at Kelly lake this week.
Francis Maloney returned Tuesday from Milwaukee. Last week he successfully passed the examination for assistant pharmacist at Madison and is now ready to accept a position.
Mrs. Harriet Porter Orendorff of New York, a native of Oconto and a soprano of national fame, will be the soloist at the Oconto county Music Festival in Martineau’s grove August 20.
Peter Schufelt arrived home Tuesday from a visit with his sons, Ellis and Carl, in Montana.
Mr. and Mrs. A. Watterich and daughters, Elenore and Eva, left Monday night for a trip to Washington, D.C., Norfolk, Jamestown and other places in the east. Mr. Watterichs son Oscar, of Green Bay, will have charge of the store during their absence.
Boy's Head is Pulled Off
Oconto Falls, Wis. Aug. 19-- Fred Schiller,
the son of Gottried Schiller, a
horse was dragged by the animal
for many rods. The
chain which held the
wound around the lad's
head and tore it from the
R. A. Miniely, secretary of the Oconto County Fair Association, and the other members of the committee having in charge the county exhibit at the state fair, have returned home and brought with them the red ribbon as evidence of Oconto County’s having won the second prize.
Miss Agnes DonLevy, bookkeeper at the Hotel Pfister, Milwaukee, came Monday for a weeks visit at home.
Louis St. Peter,
who has been manager of the Oconto
baseball team and who taught in the public schools here last year, left
for Madison yesterday to finish his course at the University.
The new electric theatre which will be run under the management of Otto Hass, expects to be ready to give its first performance next Monday evening. It is located on Superior Street opposite Goodrich and Martineau Company’s store. The admission will be five cents.
surprise party was given at the home of Arnold
Herman Tuesday evening, it being his birthday.
N. C. Strack and Dave Williams will open a fish market about the first of the year. They have rented the room in the Watterich building, recently vacated by J.S. Veuville, which is being fitted up for them.
Gordon Links of Jackson, Mich. A former Oconto boy, is expected here tomorrow to spend the holiday vacation.
H.M. Lord, who went out west last spring, has engaged in the grocery business in Seattle.
Peter Skog arrived in the city Monday from British Columbia where he has been the last two years or more. He left here about four years ago to visit his old home in Norway, where he remained about a year and a half.
graduate of the Oconto high school,
has won a place in the hearts of the people of Titusville, Pa., as
of High school athletics there. It was fully demonstrated
evening when he was presented with a purse of $ 175 in gold.