McMillan (Local News – 21 June 1901)
Source: Marshfield Times (Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.)
Friday, 21 June 1901
Gus Libelt moved his family to Marshfield on Tuesday.
B. P. McMillan left Wednesday evening for Milwaukee and Sheboygan on business.
Henry McMillan of Fond du Lac, arrived here Tuesday to spend part of his
Henry Bradenburg and Joseph Klahn moved their families here from Staadt this
Mr. and Mrs. Jenkins of Fenwood visited the latters parents Mr. and Mrs. Edwin
Bump last week.
Roydon Conery of Oshkosh visited with his uncles, B. F. McMillan and A. E. Beebe
Napeleon and Wilfred Boucher attended A.O.Y.W. lodge at Marshfield last Saturday
Albert Schroeder, a stone mason from Wausau, did some repair work on the arches
in the engine room of the McMillan saw mill this week.
Mrs. M. A. Kinney spent Sunday with John Hebner’s family at Marshfield and on
Monday departed for her home at Tomah.
Ray Neumann of Stevens Point, arrived last Saturday evening to visit a week or
more with his aunt, Miss Emma Opperman.
August Kamrad of Mayville is visiting with John Luchterhand and looking over the
land in this locality with a view to purchasing.
Miss Emma Opperman expects to leave next week Monday for Stevens Point, Menasha
and other points south on a pleasure trip of several weeks.
Louis Betts of Minnesota Jct., Dodge Co., arrived Wednesday for a visit with
Herman Koch and family, and to attend the Ehricke-Koch wedding.
Mr. and Mrs. B. F. McMillan will leave the latter part of next week for Buffalo,
N.Y., to attend the Pan American exposition. They expect to be gone several
Rev. Theo. Engel leaves on Friday for Winona, where he will attend a synod of
the Lutheran church which convenes at that place beginning on the 22nd.
A hard wind and hail storm passed over the village on Monday evening shortly
after six. The storm was of short duration and the hail of small size, otherwise
a great amount of damage would have resulted.
Mrs. John Luchterhand returned home from Beaver Dam on Tuesday evening where she
had been called by the sickness of her daughter, Mrs. Wm. Grumbe. She reports
the latter still in a precarious condition, although some on the gain.
Preparations are being made to move the houses situated in what has been called
“New Town,” down on the road running south from the village store. This move was
considered, advisable on account of the land being so low and marshy where the
houses now stand. There are thirteen houses in all to be moved and it will
doubtless take several weeks to complete the transfer.
The marriage of Wm. Ehricke to Miss Ella Koch occurred on Thursday at St.
Peter’s Lutheran church, Rev. Theo. Engel officiating. The newly married couple
will make their home for the present with the bride’s parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Herman Koch of the town of McMillan, until the groom has a residence erected on
his farm which is situated next to that of his father-in-law.
McMillan (Local News - 1 May 1912)
Marshfield Times (Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) Wednesday, 1 May 1912
* J. Barron has
rented Ben Lang’s farm.
has a new gasoline engine.
O. R. Vaughn moved
Friday, the neighbors helping.
A. Brant and wife
were pleasant callers at F. A. Parks Sunday evening.