William Bramwell Sizer Diaries
March 1894

Milwaukee County Police Department

These diaries are a mixture of work and family affairs of William Bramwell Sizer. William was on the Milwaukee Police Department and a member of the Sherman Street Methodist Episcopal Church, later transferring their membership to Kingsley Methodist Episcopal Church and died in 1916. The diaries give a pretty good view of life in the years involved. The diaries were given to me for presentation on this site by family members see contributors page.

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MARCH 1894

R. Steller, 1011 Teutonia complains of boys congregating in front of his store evenings and making to much noise. Would like the night man to put a stop to it.

Dead dog, 11 24-23rd.

Arrested Joachim Paaf at 18th and Fond du Lac at 12:50 PM. Charge disorderly. Fined $1.00 and costs, total $3.41.

A small Jersey cow can be found at 2702 Fond du Lac, is heavy with calf, will come in a few days.

Mrs. Minnie Hertzinger 832 Teutonia Ave., 31 yrs old. 3 yrs in city. Self and 3 children aged 8-7-5 yrs. Housewife. Received aid from Pol. Dept. this mo. No other aid. Pays $3.00 rent. $3.00 due Mar. 26th to John Plischke, 852-12th St. Lack of work cause of Destitution. Want rent paid and groceries. Husband in Insane Asylum.

3-30-1984 Arrested John Schultz (one of Rahn's teamsters) on 16th between Meinecke and Wright. Charge- driving on sidewalk. Fined $5.00 and costs.

3-31-1984 Saloon application for Otto Erdmann, 862-21st to begin April 1st. ---- Application for saloon license of Frank Greifl at 1830, North Ave. Mar. 30th, 1894.

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