News: Greenwood, Wis. (30 Mar. 1900)

Contact: Duane Horn

Surnames: DeLano, Larson, Douphner, Awe, Dickinson, Churchill, Kennedy, Adams, Drummond, Bishop, Schweiger, Chute, Crother, Steinert, Borseth, Crane, Begley, Hall, Luethe, Dawes, Cummings, Carlton, Hunt, Sperbeck, Stair, Wright, Fricke, Menhard, Bailey, Conroy, Cowie, Weaver, Vischer, Kloster, Barber, Miller, Stabnaw, Wilcox, Peterson, Howden, Johnston, Emerson, Ayers, Bowen, Andrews, Salter, Vine, Brown, Klein, Halverson

----Source: Greenwood Gleaner (Greenwood, Clark County, Wis.) 30 Mar. 1900


Next Sunday is April fool’s day.

Roy DeLano left Tuesday for the west.

Lew Larson was a Neillsville caller Friday.

Albert Douphner of Withee was in town yesterday.

Fred and John Awe were down from Longwood on business Thursday.

Grace Dickinson of Neillsville, was the guest of Mrs. B. P. Churchill Tuesday, returning to her home Wednesday with Dr. Kennedy.

At Camp Wilcox, a 10 pound boy is reported born to Mr. and Mrs. Roy Adams, who are cooking there

Anna Drummond is clerking in the Big Store.

The Thursday Club meets next week with Mrs. G. W. Bishop, over the furniture store.

Mildred Dawes, teacher in the Pittsville schools, came up Friday evening, for an over night visit with her folks here.

George Cummings and C. F. Carlton were down from Longwood Tuesday night to attend the Woodmen campfire.

H. W. Hunt has purchased the two acres opposite his property on Andrews street, adjoining the water works.

R. Sperbeck and family of Iowa, have moved to Greenwood and gone to housekeeping in rooms over the bank. Mr. Sperbeck will take Mr. Stair’s place as assistant cashier in the bank.

Edwin Wright from Mauston, is here and will make his home this summer with his son, M. H. Wright.

Oscar Fricke was at Neillville Wednesday where the committee to consider the matter of building an insane asylum for the county met. S. M. Marsh was elected chairman of the committee and Jr. Fricke secretary.

Pearl Menhard accompanied her father from Chicago Monday for her first visit to Greenwood.

E. T. Bailey and family are occupying rooms in the Begley house until more suitable quarters can be obtained. We hope to see Mr. Bailey, who is the engineer at the new flour mill, purchase a lot and build before long.

Chas. Conroy is still at Neillsville and on the gain. He will be able to take up his work in the drug store in about two weeks.

Robert Cowie was over from Loyal Wednesday. He is working for the Weaver House there.

Rev. E. G. Vischer and wife of Colby are the guests this week of Rev. W. E. Kloster and family. The former is helping Mr. Kloster in the special meetings being held this week in the M. E. church. The meetings are expected to continue through next week also.

T. H. Barber of Withee, passed through town yesterday on his way from a visit with his people at Christie.

Don’t forget Dr. Miller, the dentist at the Commercial House next Saturday, the 31st.

At the next regular meeting of the fire company officers for the ensuing year will be chosen.

The Thursday Club met yesterday and sewed for the Stabnaw family, who recently burned out. The Unitarian society did likewise a week ago. In addition to about $65 which Mr. Wilcox raised by subscription. The Woodmen voted $5 out of their treasury at their last meeting. Greenwood is far from the worst place a man can strike when misfortune comes on him.

Another jury trial came off before P. E. Peterson Wednesday. It was a case of the State vs. Sam Howden, Jr., with Wm Murphy the complaining witness. No evidence was introduced on the part of the state, consequently a verdict of "Not guilty" was returned.

Last week Wm Johnston of Greenwood, Andrew Emerson of Loyal, Cullen Ayers of Unity, Erastus Bowen, Greenwood, Kinzie Andrews of Medford and R. B. Salter of Colby, met at the latter place and took the initiatory steps towards the organization of a state bank at Colby, with $25,000 capital stock. The officers will be elected at their next meeting. Kinzie Andrews will be cashier, but it is not agreed yet who the other officers will be. It is not likely that this enterprise will take any of the Greenwood parties away from us, unless possibly it would be Mr. Johnston. We hope they can all be left with us. Preparations are already being made for building a substantial brick house of business 29x50 feet. Stone is now being hauled on the ground. It will be July or August before any business can be done.

Thos. Vine and family received a visit the first of the week from Bernard Brown and wife of Thorp.

Peter Klein, who lives three and a half miles southeast of Greenwood, has bills out advertising an auction sale of all his farm stock, including his celebrated Oxford Down sheep. The list includes 4 cows, heifer and calves, span of horses, 56 head of sheep, all kinds of farming tools and housekeeping utensils. Alex Halverson will be the auctioneer. This will be a rare chance to stock up a farm or get a housekeeping outfit at a reasonable figure. The sale occurs on his place Tuesday, April 10. Mr. Klein will leave soon for Michigan where he bought a farm last fall.

Instead of kicking all next year because election did not result to your taste, turn out Tuesday and do your part toward making it your way.

Henry Oxford, having decided to remain in Greenwood, he and his wife have rented the Steinert building and gone to housekeeping there.

We are sending out a number of sample copies of the Gleaner each week and if the paper is worth a word of encouragement tell your neighbor who doesn’t take the paper about it and get him to subscribe. We believe it will be worth a $1.25 to him or anyone else that takes it and reads it.

Joe Schweiger left Wednesday morning for Iron River to work in a mill.

C. H. Chute has bought the three Crother lots to the north of his own property and also the Borseth property near the depot. This he will build on to, fix up and make it in better shape to rent.

It’s a pleasant sight to see on these pleasant days Col. Crane and his wife taking their short walks out in the sunshine. They look quite lover-like. Mrs. Crane is getting quite smart again after her stroke of paralysis last winter.

On the first Monday of April occurs the yearly meeting of the Norwegian Lutheran society at the Larson school house, when the matter of their building a church will be discussed and decided upon. There is quite a sentiment in favor of their building in town where the building will be more centrally located for those who live south or west of Greenwood, or may move in later, as people are doing every week. They have an option on a lot opposite the Baptist church and stone is already plied on the ground for a foundation, should they decide to build.

The young people of the town have arranged for a social dance in Begley Opera Hall this evening. The music is to be given by what is locally known as the "Fisk & Weldon Orchestra" who will introduce the "Salute Waltz." something new in this part of the country.

W. E. Hall is making the city his headquarters at present with his wagon.

Anthony Larson returned Friday morning from his sojourn of several months’ duration out west, where he went last summer, when his brother, Chris died. While away he visited his son Louis at Walla Walla, Wash., whom he reports as doing nicely. Anthony, though, thinks Wisconsin and Clark county is as good as any place.

It will be observed that the Gleaner comes out with four pages home print this issue. We hope to keep it thus hereafter.

B. E. Luethe was doing business in town Wednesday.



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