News: Greenwood, Wis. (16 Feb 1900)

Contact: Duane Horn
Email: capperhorn@centurytel.net

Surnames: Begley, Gilson, DeLano, Bryden, Cresswell, Watson, Jorstad, Phillips, Cambell, Bielshowsky, Skogstad, Cummings, Klinke, Kubat, Sternitzsky, Carter, Bishop, White, Watson, Patno, Donaldson, Gwin, Sala, Kimball, Schofield, Listeman, Eilert, Lindrud, McMahon, Hoffman, Brown, Bailey, Noetzel, Hemp, Peabody, Oelig, Tufts, Johnson, Dangers, Dodge, Lusk, Hunt, Rossman, Palms, Hansen, Turney, Mack, Fradette, Johnston, Kaun, Carpenter, Rand, Palms, Sheets, Ketchpaw, Mack,, Miller, Mason, Hunt, Snyder,Rossman, Sperbeck, Shanks, Lucas, Kramer KKristiansn, Larson, Warner, Baird, Wollenberg, Williams, Hendrickson, Hartson, Klinke, Clark, Cox, Smith, Drummond, Sythe, Burch, Upham

----Source: Greenwood Gleaner, Friday, February 9, 1900.

Gleanings

Tonight at Begley Hall, "Father Time" and little ones. Put on by Epworth League. Don’t forget.

Jos. Gilson was in town Monday.

Truman DeLano has been spending a few days in Eau Claire.

John Bryden was a Neillsville visitor Tuesday.

Mr. W. B. Cresswell, will be in Greenwood thereafter the first ten days of every month. Better wait for him.

Jeanette Denim for fancy work 15c per yd—The Big Store.

Ebb Watson received word Wednesday of the serious illness of his mother who lives in northern Minnesota.

Mrs. Hans Jorstad and children of Longwood were down Tuesday trading.

During the year 1899 there were in Clark county 207 marriages, 292 births and 157 deaths, as shown by the records in the office of Register of Deeds.—Rep. and Pres.

G. Phillips is in camp at Veefkind, make heading bolts for Frank Hungerford. Mrs. Phillips joined her husband Monday.

G. W. Campbell, who is looking after the interests of the Roddis Veneer Co. here, spent Sunday with his family at Marshfield.

Bernard Bielshowsky took the Central Tuesday morning for St. Louis, where he goes to do some buying and to visit relatives.

Roy Delano returned to Wausau Saturday where he is employed with the Wausau Paper Mill.

Mrs. P. J. Skogstad of Chimney Rock, Wisc., and Mrs. J. J. Olson of Granite Falls, Minn., arrived Wednesday morning for a visit at the home of Henry Johnson and family. The latter is a cousin and the former a sister-in-law to our good natured barber.

Tuesday morning found the roads to the southern part of the county filled with drifts of snow as has not been equaled in many years. In many places fences are buried out of sight.

The W. C. T. U. will meet with Mrs. Cummings on Wednesday afternoon, Feb 21st. It will be the annual meeting for the election of officers for 1900. Mrs. Cummings has been a "shut in" for some time, and it is hoped that all the old members will attend.

F. J. Klinke, with Jennie and Joseph, visited his daughter, Mrs. Kubat, at York Sunday.

A meeting of the Lynn Mutual Fire Insurance Co. was held at the court house on Thursday last. Henry Sternitzsky was elected a director of the company and the directors elected him secretary to fill the vacancy caused by the death of his brother, Carl Sternitzsky.

Tea will be served by the King’s Daughters at Mrs. N. J. Carter’s next Tuesday evening from 5 to 8.

G. W. Bishop enjoyed a cool day’s work putting in some pumps Tuesday up toward Unity.

The Ladies’ Thursday Club will meet with Mrs. A. M. White next Thursday.

It is reported in Wednesday’s Milwaukee Sentinel that Hugh Clark, of Thorp, an old settler, was run over in the yards by a freight train Tuesday evening, and instantly killed.

D. M. Watson and John Patno and their families moved up last week from Hillsboro, Vernon county, and for the present are domiciled in the Begley House.

Mrs. E. S. Donaldson has been seriously ill, and her sister from Winona was summoned by wire Monday, arriving the next day. Yesterday she was reported as convalescent.

Paul Gwin and J. Sala were over from Loyal Monday.

E. O. Kimball, of Neillsville, was a visitor in town the first part of the week.

The Guild of the Unitarian society gave a social entertainment Wednesday evening at the home of Mrs. Robt. Schofield. Progressive games and lunch and a jolly good time were the principal features of the evening.

Kurt Listeman, Maggie Eilert and Ole Lindrud, of Neillsville, were registered at the Greenwood House Thursday.

The McMahon farm has been sold to John Hoffman of Stockbridge for $5,150, possession to be given April 1.

Dr. C. H. Brown, of Rockford, Ill., is in the city looking us over and has decided to locate here permanently in the practice of dentistry. He comes well recommended and looks like a true gentleman, of the stamp we want among us.

Mrs. Julia Bailey and Mrs. J. M. Burnside left yesterday morning for Neillsville where they will visit a day or so, then start for a few days visit at Marshfield, Rib Lake and the Twin Cities.

D. M. Watson was a county seat visitor Wednesday.

Frank Klinke was doing business at the Hub Monday.

No matter what the weather is, there are always those who object to it. Barber Noetzel doesn’t like this sharp weather because people don’t like to shave when its so cold. "It hurts a barber’s business," he says.

Fred Hemp was up from Neillsville Friday.

Mr. Peabody and wife have gone to housekeeping in rooms over Mrs. Hall’s millinery store.

E. Wollenberg and Fred Oelig attended church at Thorp Sunday.

Don’t ask Mr. Klinke about his runaway at Neillsville. He couldn’t help it, yet of course its no fun and besides is costly.

From yesterday’s Sentinel we learned that sheriff W. S. Tufts was married Wednesday to Mary E. Johnson of Michigan City, Ind.

Mrs. B. Dangers visited with her daughter, Mrs. Churchill a couple of days this week.

SCHOOL AFFAIRS

Tuesday evening the Sophomore class gave a very enjoyable party at the home of Miss Gail Sheets. The early part of the evening was devoted to a literary and musical program. Which reflected much credit upon the class. The young folks had not forgotten that it was St. Valentine’s eve and, after the program, each guest was instructed to find his valentine, which had been hidden from sight. The remainder of the evening was spent in playing games. Those present were: Mr. and Mrs. Dodge, Miss Lusk, Faye Hunt, Mabelle Rossman, Olive Rand, Bessie Warner, Daisy Sheets, Sena Hansen, Jennie Klinke, Irma Palms, Naomi Carpenter, Mabel Bishop, Lillian Newton, Zoe Sperbeck, Day Turney, Jason Mack, James Fradette, Smith Miller and Roland Johnston

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"FATHER TIME" CANTATA.

Following is the cast of characters for the cantata given under the auspices of the Epworth League this evening in Begley Hall:

Father time .....................O. H. W. Kaun

Monday..............................Naomi Carpenter

Tuesday.............................Olive Rand

Wednesday........................Irma Palms

Thursday.............................Gail Sheets

Friday....................................Addie Ketchpaw

Saturday...............................Jason Mack

Thief of Time........................Smith Miller

Patience................................Lola Mason

Duty.........................................Faye Hunt

Love........................................Stella Snyder

Hope.......................................Mabelle Rossman

Sewing girls--Zoe Sperbeck, Pearl Shanks, Mabel Lucas, Anna Kramer, Signa Kristiansen, Lottie Larson.

Shoppers--Lillian Newton, Bessie Warner, Zoe Sperbeck, Pearl Shanks, Annnie Kramer, Mabel Lucas, Lottie Larson, Signa Kristiansen.

Chorus of days--Hazel Warner, Eva Lucas, Nina Baird, Ella Wollenberg, Leda Williams.

Chorus of hours--Viola Hendrickson, Nellie Henrickson, Ella Henrickson, Velma Hartson, Helen Klinke.

Chorus of minutes--Melvin Clark, Clayton Cox, Harold Smith, Emil Drummond.

Chorus of seconds--Dimple Sythe, Fern Sperbeck, Ruth Larson, Edna Burch, Francis Upham.

General admission adults and children, 15 cents. Seats reserved at City Drug Store for 5 cents extra.

SCHOOL AFFAIRS

Tuesday evening the Sophomore class gave a very enjoyable party at the home of Miss Gail Sheets. The early part of the evening was devoted to a literary and musical program. Which reflected much credit upon the class. The young folks had not forgotten that it was St. Valentine’s eve and, after the program, each guest was instructed to find his valentine, which had been hidden from sight. The remainder of the evening was spent in playing games. Those present were: Mr. and Mrs. Dodge, Miss Lusk, Faye Hunt, Mabelle Rossman, Olive Rand, Bessie Warner, Daisy Sheets, Sena Hansen, Jennie Klinke, Irma Palms, Naomi Carpenter, Mabel Bishop, Lillian Newton, Zoe Sperbeck, Day Turney, Jason Mack, James Fradette, Smith Miller and Roland Johnston.

 

 


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