News: Greenwood (2 Feb 1900)

Contact: Duane Horn
Email: capperhorn@centurytel.net

Surnames: Burnie, Wigderson, Coben, Behrens, Miller, Crowley, Wellen, Cresswell, Eggett, VanCamp, Kristiansen, Rearick, Marsh, Braun, Fuchs, Mulvey, Grave, Romaine, Filder, Evans, Welsh, Thielen, Tuttle, Palms, Sheets, Fricke, Burch, Zetache, Peterson, Cummings, Voss, Sawyers, Andrews, Whitmore, Hoover, Brooks, Crocker-Huntzicker, Bryden, Stevens, Mathison, Hendren, Brandt, Scott, Ware, Churchill, Case, Baker, Begley

Source--Greenwood Gleaner, 2 Feb. 1900 Gleanings:

Chester Burnie spent Sunday at Fairchild.

Mrs. E. J. Wigderson is home from Bay City, Mich. She was accompained by David Coben.

Otto Behrens, foreman for Miller Bros. near Medford, was down Sunday to see his wife and the boys.

T.J. Crowley of Hemlock and Hixon Mead of Longwood were registered at the Commercial House Sunday.

The Christian Endeavor Society will meet Sunday evening at 6:30 in the Presbyterian church. Conrad Wellen is the leader.

Dr. W.B. Cresswell says he may be found in his office over Johnson's barber shop until next Tuesday, Feb. 6

The orchestra boys had an experience Saturday morning in coming home from the Loyal masquerade, that was anything but musical. About half way over, near George Eggett's, the sleigh, filled with nine husky men and their instruments. slued down the side of the road throwing the entire load in a heap into the ditch. Unfortunately no one was hurt and practically no damage was done to the instruments. Had the tipover occured a few feet this way, the load would have gone over a culvert.

In turning on the electric current in the blacksmith shop the other night, James VanCamp in some unaccountable manner formed a circuit and found himself fast to the wire and unable to let go. A blaze began to run toward the roof and things looked dangerous, but with rare presence of mind Jim pulled out his knife with his free hand and cut the wire short off just above the lamp. As he did so the hot wire melted into the steel blade of his heavy knife a quarter of a inch. He did not get burned at all, only shocked.-Loyal Chronicle

The many friends of Alfred Kristiansen will be please to learn of his welfare in the Highland Park College of Pharmacy, Des Moines, Iowa. In a letter to his father, President Rearick says. "Your son is counted as one of the most earnest students. He is an earnest, honest, enthusiatic worker."

The following officers wer elected last week by the Loyal-Marshfield Telephone Co.: President, J. C. Marsh; vice president, A. Braun; secretary. A. F. Fuchs; treasurer ,James Mulvey; directors, A. A. Grave; A. Braun, H. S. Mulvey; E. W. Romaine and J. W. Filder-Marshfield News.

Wm. Miller was down from the woods the first of the week, and reports logging prospering. Though it has been soft they have been able to keep hauling and are getting in a good scale.

Married-- at the M. E. parsonage Monday, Jan. 22, 1900, by Rev James Evans, Mrs. Emma Welsh and Mr. Henry Welsh, both of Colby, Wis.

Henry Thielen of Thorp is a familiar figure on Greenwood streets.

T. W. Tuttle of Christie was in town Tuesday.

G. H. Palms is building a stave sawing machine for Hatten & Co. of Rice Lake. Mr. Palms puts up a machine that can't be beat, having his latest patents which are a valuable improvement on drum saws.

After holding up a respected citizen one day last week to see what he knew, we failed to mention the visit of Mrs. E. K. Sheets to Marshfield. But then, we would rather be caught saying too little, than too much.

The electric light plant for the roller mills is completed and working to perfection.

On the 24th of Jan., 1900, the following officers were installed in Pine Valley Encampment No., 44 I.O.O. F. Oscar Fricke, C. P.; E. T. Burch, H. P., Frank Zetache, S. W.; Elias Peterson, Scribe; C. H. Cummings, J. W. The next regular meeting wil be held on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 1900.

Eugene Cummings, from Sawyers Dam, spent Wednesday under the parental roof.

A bouncing baby boy came to the home of S. E. Voss and wife Wednesday morning and will call himself the heir.

Numerous reports were flying about Wednesday afternoon and Thursday morning to the effect that Rev. G. C. Andrews and James Whitmore were dying and dead. but they were almost without foundation, except that the latter has been quite ill, and Uncle George has been confned to the house for a few days. Such reports show how easy it is for anything of a sensational nature to be enlarge and exaggerated.

FINE ORANGES AT THE BIG STORE, PER DOZEN 15c.

The hotel at Lynn, owned by Frank Hoover, was burned down Wednesday forenoon about 11 o'clock. Three families were living in the building, but no one was hurt and most of the valuables were taken out without great damage.

A new fan has been put into the drying room at the stave mill. This is to increase the drying capacity and hurry the staves to completion for 30 to 50% faster.

Jahn shanks, W. C. Brooks and wife were at Neillsville the first of the week, attending court in the interests of Crocker-Huntzicker case.

A bouncing boy is reported at the home of H. W. Bryden and wife at Neillsville, and already Harry is training the lad for the diamond. Well, here's congratulations, Harry.

The Thursday Club meets next week with Mrs. P. M. Stevens.

Mr. and Mrs. Henry Mathison mourn the death of their four-week old boy, which was buried Sunday in the Greenwood cemetery, Rev. G. C. Andrews officiating.

Rev. W. T. Hendren will preach in the chapel on Twenty-six road, Sunday afternoon.

Wedding bells have rung again, this time for Gusta Brandt of Beaver and William Klein of Loyal. The ceremony occurred Wednesday at Loyal, where the happy pair will begin housekeeping.

Mr. and Mrs. Henry Scott, of Stockbridge are visiting their son, A. C. Scott and the Ware people.

Mrs. B. P. Churchill has been helping in the German and literature classes, during Miss Case's absence.

Conductor Chas. Baker enjoyed the company of his wife and daughter at the home of Robt. Schofield over Sunday.

The Epworth League expect to give their cantata, "The Happy Family,' Feb. 16th at Begley's Hall.

The cold weather reminds us that several subscribers have asked if they might pay their subscriptions in wood.They may if they will bring it at once. If possible it must be dry, and we want it now. We don't need it next spring.

 

 


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