News: Greenwood, Wis. Gleanings (16 Mar 1900)

Contact: Duane Horn
Email: stan@wiclarkcountyhistory.org

Surnames: Baumann, Ferneau, Helwig, Irish, Williams, Dodge, Hunt, Neverman, Hannah, Kaun, Burnie, Carpenter, Mason, Schofield, Jurgeson, Benson, Warner, Cummings, Parker, Behrens, Rempke, Burch, Miller, Schmalz, Churchill, Meinholdt, Hendren, Theilen, Bruengger, Chandler, Raymond, Smith, Conroy, Hackett, Steinert, Upham, Adamson, Peterson, Wigderson, Memhard, Dodge, Sheldon, Clute, Wright, Hansmann, Anderson, Noyes, Kahn, Braun, Noah, VanVoorhis, Memhard, Ketchpaw, Peck, Carlon, Bowen

Greenwood Gleanings

John J. C. and August Baumann, with their wives, left Tuesday for a month’s visit with relatives and friends in Sheboygan County.

Ralph Ferneau was a Neillsville visitor Friday, helping to carry down the members of the Baraboo orchestra.

Ella Helwig, who has been attending high school here the past two terms, returned to her home at North Branch Wednesday.

Andrew Irish was a Longwood visitor in town Saturday.

Mr. and Mrs. Joe Williams spent Thursday afternoon and night with friends in Fairchild.

It will be notice that the local post G.A.R., has changed the hour of their meetings from the afternoon to ten o’clock in the forenoon of the first and fourth Saturdays of each month. It is thought that this time will enable the comrades to turn out better than they have heretofore. Interest in the post seems to be picking up and many members are expected to join soon.

Principal Dodge and wife enjoyed a visit from his brother, M. S. Dodge of Mauston, for a few days during the past week.

Mayor Hunt and Miss Neverman visited with the latter’s sister, Mrs. Will Hannah at Christie, Sunday.

A party composed of O.C. Kaun, Chester Burnie, Naomi Carpenter and Lola Mason, drove over to Loyal and back Sunday.

We failed to learn last week of the departure of Mrs. Robert Schofield for an extended visit in Chicago, Freeport and other points. While visiting with Hugh they say that she went with him into the clinic where he was working, but soon made up her mind that she was not cut out for a surgeon.

Ralph Ferneau and family have been entertaining his aunt, Mrs. John Parker of Stevens Point, for the past week.

Mrs. Lars Jurgeson and her daughter, Mrs. Carl Benson, were down from Longwood on business Monday.

Mesdames D. Warner, C. H. Cummings, Ed. Parker and O. C. Behrens were at Marshfield Friday attending a district convention of the W. C. T. U.

George Cummings was down Sunday to meet his wife, who returned the evening before from her visit to Trempealeau County.

Otto Rempke of Marshfield, visited with E. T. Burch over Sunday and plied his artistic hand in the Greenwood Mercantile Company’s windows, producing a display that is as neat as you please and that has been widely admired during the past week.

Mrs. J. C. Miller returned Tuesday evening from an extended visit at Neenah and Appleton. She was accompanied by Bride, who is taking a vacation from her studies at Appleton.

We just learned this week that Rev. J. Schmalz has an assistant in the person of a girl born to them Feb.6. The young lady has not been around much yet, so did not make her acquaintance till now.

Dr. B. P. Churchill reports a son born to Theodore Meinholdt and wife, Thursday, March 15.

Elder Hendren will preach in the chapel on Twenty-six road Sunday afternoon.

Ella Nora, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Theilen, aged 1 year, 9 months, 9 days, died in Thorp March 12, and was buried from the German church west of the river—pneumonia the cause. Rev. H. Bruengger preached the funeral service.

The Thursday Club meets next week with Mrs. E. H. Upham.

C. W. Chandler was in this week to look after his Gleaner interests and see that it follows him as he goes with his family Monday to Jackson County, Mich. His friends all wish him the best of success.

Mr. A. P. Raymond was a Neillsville visitor yesterday.

George J. Smith of Neillsville will deliver a lecture in the Baptist Church a week from tonight on the subject "Savonarola." No admission fee will be charged, but a collection will be taken after the lecture. Savonarola was one of the most interesting reformers of his time and this lecture promised to be a most interesting one.

Charles Conroy went to Neillsville Tuesday, where he was to be operated on yesterday for appendicitis. Drs. J.M. and T.F. Conroy, Lacey and Jas. H Hackett of Milwaukee, will perform the operation.

Ernest Steinert was a Neillsville visitor Tuesday.

E. H. Upham spent Friday in Marshfield.

Attorney Adamson, P. E. Peterson and E. J. Wigderson left for Madison Tuesday to attend the meeting of the creditors of the two latter which occurred there Wednesday.

Operations in the woods for this season are about over and many of the men are home, with more coming continually.

John Memhard did business at Fairchild Wednesday.

Mrs. B. O. Dodge and M. S. Dodge drove to Neillsville and back Saturday.

F. J. Sheldon, town treasurer for the town of Longwood, passed through town Saturday from making returns to the county treasurer.

Herbert Clute returned Thursday evening from an extended trip through the southern part of this and in Jackson and Monroe counties, where he purchased about forty swarms of high grade bees to add to the apiary west of the river. Mr. Clute had formed a partnership with H. M. Wright, who will help look after the business. As soon as he is able to do so Mr. Wright will build a neat and modern home adjoining the premises.

August, Fred and John Hansmann were over from Reseberg Saturday, each with a grist for the new mill.

John Drummond and family have rented the Oxford house.

Otto Anderson and Inga Hansen were at Longwood Sunday to see her mother about it.

The King’s Daughters will serve supper Tuesday evening with Mr. J. E. Noyes, from 5 to 8. 10 cents will buy all you want and everyone is invited to come and bring their families and appetites with them.

Jacob Kahn was in the city Tuesday and Wednesday. He reports that the National Cooperage and Woodenware Co. have not decided yet about the rebuilding of their factory at Escanaba that burned down some time ago. Depere, Wis., Menominee, Mich., Minneapolis and other cities are offering large inducements for them to locate their factory in their respective cities.

Mr. C. A. Braun and Mr. Adolph Noah, treasurers of Warner and Mead, made their tax returns to the county seat Tuesday.

The Young Peoples’ Society of Christian Endeavor will have a social Saturday evening at the home of J. E. Noyes and family. It is to be a "Hiawatha Evening" and is not to cost a cent, it being purely for sociability. Everyone is invited and all are promised a good time.

With a load composed of John Drummond, wife, Emil and Annie, John Barkley and family, E. E. VanVoorhis and family, John Memhard, Addie Ketchpaw and Mrs. E. C. Peck went to Longwood Sunday and took dinner at M. W. Carlon’s.

The W. C. T. U. meets at 3 o’clock tomorrow afternoon with Mrs. Erastus Bowen.

 

 


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