News: Greenwood Gleaner (30 Aug 1906)

Contact: Arlene Peil
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----Sources: Greenwood Gleaner, Greenwood, Wis., 30 Aug 1906

Mrs. Matilda Hogue is spending a week with relatives at Black River Falls.

Get your souvenir postals with scenes of Greenwood and vicinity, at the Krause studio.

Mrs. E. F. Stireling of Thorp visited this past week with her sister, Mrs. E. J. Rossman.

Pug Hall of Chicago blew into town one day last week to remain for a while, visiting relatives.

Yes, it opens September 4th, the Eau Claire Business College. Rooms free board $2.50 a week.

What opens September 4th? The Eau Claire Business College. Rooms free board $2.50 a week.

M. L. Jenkins and wife are receiving a visit from their son R. M. with his wife and baby, from Chicago.

Mrs. Allie Delaney received a short visit this week from her husband's brother Gilbert of Green Bay.

It is the Eau Claire Business College which will open September 4th. Rooms free board $2.50 a week.

There will be Norwegian Lutheran preaching service in the Presbyterian church next Sunday afternoon at 2.

Val Volk is home again from Chicago where he has been picking up the latest pointers in the tailoring business.

John Severson reports a brand new son at his home since Friday, August 24th. Clark county is healthy alright.

We understand that a boy was left at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Buttke of the town of Beaver Sunday, August 12.

Don't forget that "Bill" Irvine is a Republican candidate for county treasurer when you go to the poles next Tuesday.

Mrs. Frank Carter is in St. Paul this week buying her fall and winter stock of millinery and securing an expert trimmer.

Ben Andrews of Longwood was down for a short while Monday forenoon, he driving down with Lee Gibson from Medford.

Mrs. Arthur Cadman spent Saturday and Sunday with relatives here, returning to her home in Fairchild Monday morning.

Pat Cronin and Carl Peterson are among those who have recently gone to the Dakotas for thrashing. They went Wednesday.

E. H. Cummings and family with Mrs. Rosana Alton drove to Stanley Saturday to visit over Sunday with C. P. Alton and family.

Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Youngs left Friday with Geo. Campbell's span of fancy colored drivers he bought at the Withee auction, to drive to Park Falls, where they will visit with friends for a few days.

The Sunday schools of the southern district of Clark county will meet in convention at the Pleasant Ridge church Thursday, September 6th. All Sunday school workers are cordially invited to attend.

Albert Stabnaw and family are enjoying a visit from W. J. Burt and wife of Goodrich, N. D. Mr. Burt is editor of the Goodrich Citizen which is lustily sounding forth the praises of his section of the state.

Mr. and Mrs. Frank Tuttle of Colby came over Saturday to visit their son Roy and family. Monday he bought a fine span of three-year-old mares from Anthony Larson, which will make him a splendid team in another year.

Chas. Sheets returned to his work at Wheaton, Minn., last week Tuesday after spending a few days with his parents. He reported his brother Elmer doing nicely and well pleased with his position in the lumber yard there.

Thos. Rees spent a few days this past week with his mother and family. He reports Wm. Reese and family well and happy, and that Griffith Williams is working in the lead mines in Dodgeville and is doing well. Tom is working a farm there.

Mr. and Mrs. I. W. Acker of Kaukauna took the train Monday morning for home after spending a few weeks at the home of M. L. Jenkins, who live south of Twenty-six road. They leave soon for Indian Territory where they expect to make their future home.

C. S. Stockwell announces that if he is nominated for county surveyor he will accept the office. His name can be written in under the heading for that column - on the Republican ticket. As may be generally known there are no regular nominations made for this office.

Edgar Ayer of the town of Unity is a candidate for the nomination on the Republican ticket for county surveyor, though he did not so decide until too late to get onto the regular ballot. His name can be written in the space provided for so doing under the heading for surveyor.

The Greenwood Telephone Co. has run a farmers' line out as far as P. F. Simmons' place, Mr. Simmons and Dan Cook each having phones in now so that local subscribers can talk with them from their own instruments. The company is digging holes and building a line north to Withee and Owen also.

Son No. 8 and the fifteenth child in the family was born to Mr. and Mrs. Ransom Peterson early Monday morning - and still they are comparatively young folks and have lots of time to live. This is another good proof that Clark county is the best on earth. Come to Clark county.

A. A. Graves and Martin Christenson, with their wives, were over from Loyal Tuesday making arrangements to put a gasoline launch on the pond at the dam. They are much taken with the place and declare it will be one of the prettiest camping grounds in this part of the state. This will make two boats on the river, the first one being a sail and row boat owned by A. H. Noetzel, who since his last trip across the briny deep has become quite fond of water - to ride on.

Does any Gleaner reader know of anyone by the name of Mrs. Martha Hughes who is understood to have at one time lived in Greenwood or near here? Her daughter, Miss Florence White of Norwalk, Wis., route 2, box 57, is trying to find her. Mother and daughter became separated several years ago and the latter is anxious to find her. Anyone knowing the whereabouts of the lady will do a kindly deed by leaving such information, either at this office, the post office or by addressing Miss White as above.

W. J., August and Paul Schwarze all returned home from Groton, S. D. last week, where they have been working for the past few weeks. Joseph Thompson also came back from the same place. It has been rainy out there and the boys felt they could do as well here at home. Joe's school begins a week from Monday and he must get ready for that. He has the Longwood school again for the second year and at a good increase in salary which speaks well not only for Joe, but the officers of the district.

Have you been to the Greenwood cemetery lately? And have you noted the improvement that is being steadily made in this city of the dead? The ever blooming roses, the cannas and various other flowers which were planted last spring have done splendidly and have borne blossoms. But all these do not compare for simple, rugged beauty with the appearance made by the evenly mowed grass and well cared for shrubbery and trees. Both taken together make a most restful and pleasing appearance, giving an added halo to the sacred city of the dead. There is only one thing that detracts from the beauty of the whole and that is the tall grass which grows on a very few - not to exceed a half dozen, we should judge - lots which for some reason the owners or those most at interest do not take the pains to care for themselves or contribute the small mite required by the cemetery association for the care of the lots. We wish every such owner or friend of those resting in such lots would take the trouble to visit the cemetery one of these days and just take notice of what is doing.

Vote for Charley Cornelius for County Treasurer next Tuesday.

On September 4th the Eau Claire Business College will open. Rooms free board $2.50 a week.

 

 


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