News: Greenwood (11 May 1900)

Contact: Duane Horn

Surnames: Kountz, Mason, Green, Kennedy, Thompson, Brown, Franckenberg, Oxford, Lloyd, Mead, Kramer, Upham, Zetsche, Jordan, Hodkinson, Ross, Hendren, Einfeldt, Cresswell, Cronin, Klinke, Coons, Coleman, Pilcher, Palms, Lewis, Schwarze, Meek, Pfeiffer, Hodges, Breed, Clute, Bostwick, Johnson, Johnston, Tompkins, Bailey, Anderson, Wessenberg, Swetland, Vine, Bates, Palms, Smith, Shoemaker, Reitz, Dutcher, Vollk, Anderson, Kubat, Schofield, Watson, Mehhard, Cummings, Bradner, Randles, Carleton, Wooward, Henrickson, Krogenes, Forbes, Andrews, Steward, Philpot, Thomas, Johnson, McRae, Wright, Klein, Woodkey, Hunt, Kippenhan, Shanks, Brick

----Source: Greenwood Gleaner (Greenwood, Clark County, Wis.) 11 May 1900


Dick Kountz was up from Neillsville, Saturday.

Misses Mary Mason and Della Green visited in Neillsville Saturday and Sunday.

Dan Kennedy was up from the Hub Friday looking after association matters.

Mrs. E. H. Thompson is visiting in Waupaca.

A. C. Brown and family have moved on to a farm near Christie.

The Thursday club meets next week with Mrs. H. Franckenberg.

Henry Oxford has gone to Perkinstown for the summer. His wife will stay with her son, Denver, until fall.

Geo. L. Lloyd vs. W. H. Mead, the jury found for defendant, no cause of action.-Neillsville Rep and Press.

Annie Kramer went to Chicago Monday to stay with her mother.

Everett A. Upham, wife and little daughter were the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Upham at Greenwood over Sunday. - Marshfield News.

From the Loyal Tribune we learn that Dr. Cresswell is the proud father of a 10 lb. boy.

Ed. and Lydia Einfeldt were at Thorp Sunday visiting the Sunday schools there.

Philo Mead is timekeeper for a railroad construction company out in Wyoming. He reports that nearly 200 men and ten car loads of horses went from Minneapolis recently for his camp.

Mrs. Lucinda Ross, a former Clark county resident, but now living in Kansas City, Mo., spent Sunday at the home of Rev. W. T. Hendren and family.

J. W. Hodkinson of Thorp, passed through town Saturday from the southern part of the county. He is drilling wells and wants to move to Greenwood in order to be in the center of the county.

Will Palms was unfortunate enough Monday morning to sprain his ankle so badly as to be liable to cripple him for several weeks. He had just started to help Frank Zetsche haul edgings from Jordan's mill. In some way he stepped on some loose pieces, turning his foot over with the above result.

Thos. Vine and wife went down to Neillsville yesterday to attend the funeral of George Bates which is to occur today.

Mrs. R. L. Bailey and children left Wednesday morning for Bessemer, Mich., where she will join her husband at his logging camp at Antium. Jessie Swetland accompanied her to help about the housework.

Tuesday afternoon while Flossie Anderson and Alta Wessenberg were playing around a lumber pile near the Commerical house, the pile tipped over in some way, striking the children across the chest and abdomen. Flossie was rendered unconscious and when examined by Dr. Kennedy was found to have three ribs broken and to be suffering from other internal injuries. Alta was more fortunate and escaped comparatively free of serious results.

Eva Bailey came up from Neillsville Friday evening for a short visit at the home of Grandma Bailey.

Saturday was another busy day for Greenwood business men. The stores were crowded the whole day and hitching room for teams was at a premium.

Through an oversight last week we failed to mention that Wm. Johnston had received a letter from his brother in Ottawa, Canada, stating that the great fire which recently visited that town, had totally destroyed his own and their mother's houses. They lived directly in the path of the fire.

Henry Bostwick informs us that they have a saw mill down his way now. Johnson Brothers have their portable mill located on the Jas. Tompkins road where they have about 100,000 feet to saw.

C. H. Clute left Wednesday morning to join his brother from Milwaukee on an expedition up in the Ashland country. Probably he will have some great fish stories to tell when he gets back

Emery Breed and wife were over from the other side of Loyal Saturday to look over our town and note the improvements. To a Gleaner reporter he stated that he was more than pleased with the Big Store, it exceeding his expectations. He had come over, he said, expecting to spend about five dollars, but they had already spent twenty-five, and his wife was down there yet buying.

Mrs. Frank Pfeiffer went down to Christie Tuesday for a visit with her sister, Mrs. Hodges.

W. J. Schwarze has purchased two lots near L. Meek's place.

It speaks well to see these young, unmarried men making such investments. Let the good work go on.

G. H. Palms and D. B. Lewis were in Cadott on business Saturday.

Presiding Elder Pilcher was in the city Monday to conduct the M. E. quarterly conference. He remained over Wednesday evening to assist Mrs. Pilcher in her entertainment.

Real estate keeps moving. Recently P. H. Cronin, who sold his three forties on Rock Creek to F. J. Klinke some weeks ago, purchased a timber forty two miles west of the river from John D. Coons. This is one of the Coleman forties and was bought by Mr. Coons only recently.

A meeting of the assessors for the towns of Clark county is called to meet in Woodmen hall next Wednesday afternoon a 1 o'clock. It is for the purpose of securing uniformity of assessment throughout the country. Every assessor should avail himself of this opportUnity, Wis.

John Shanks is reported to have purchased a lot of Robt. Schofield back of the Commercial House, on which a large barn is to be erected for Chris. Brick's livery business. Smith and Shoemaker are to be the builders.

John Kippenhan of West Bend is visiting among relatives here.

Floyd Vollk's hands are being nursed for a dog bite. It was inflictd by Morris Anderson's dog. The dog first bit at the lad who in turn tried to brush the animal away. In doing this the dog bit both hands. It might be well for the dog killer to come around.

Wm. Dutcher has sold his flour and feed business to F. J. Klinke, who has moved the stock to his own store.

Mrs. Schofield is expected home today.

Fred Reitz, candidate for county treasurer was in town yesterday. He is receiving considerable encouragement in his candidacy. His record as postmaster at Neillsville for over four years, and his loyal support of the Republican party certainly entitle Mr. Reitz to a generous support in the convention this fall.

Miss Theo. Bradner of Fairchild is a guest at the Schofield home.

Through the kindness of Manager Mehhard of the Big Store, Miss Cummings helped us out at the case in our press day rush.

I am ready to deliver ice to any one at reasonable prices.--D. M. Watson.

Uncle George Andrews received word this week of the death of his brother Joseph H., next older than Uncle Steve.

John Kubat and wife of York visited at F. J. Klinke's Sunday.

H. W. Hunt was laid up the first of the week with reheumatism.

Mrs. Fred Woodkey and little son visited in Hemlock yesterday.

P. J. Klein writes that they have fee rural mail delivery, which they appreciate.

M. H. Wright has his house far enough along so that he expects to move in next week.

Alex McRae is in Greenwood again, having returned from an extended sojourn in Canada.

Mrs. H. Johnson took the Withee stage Monday morning for a visit with friends up north.

Dr. Thomas of St. Paul, a rupture specialist, is making this his headquarters at present. He is a cousin of Dr. H. J. Thomas who used to practice here.

Tom Philpot, the Loyal blacksmith was one of the visiting Woodmen Tuesday evening.

L. J. Randles was business caller at Neillsville Wednesday. He was accompanied by C. F. Carleton of Longwood.

Etta Wooward went to Neillsville Wednesday to visit her mother.

Our office force has been somewhat crippled this week by Miss Magna Henrickson being laid up with the mumps.

Mons Krogenes, who has been absent for several months working in the South, is home again.

W. E. Forbes of Westfield, formerly of the Fairchild Observer, happened in town Tuesday evening in time for the Woodmen blow-out, and of course took it in. He was a welcome caller at the Gleaner Sanctum.

Kinsay Andrews and his sister left Medford for Greenwood on Monday. Mr. Andrews will assist the new cashier of the Greenwood State Bank while visiting his friends at the old home. Mr. Andrews’ departure is regretted by all who came to know him in this city. Genial and accommodating, he was a safe and careful business man, a man always on the side of the right, one whose personal influence constantly increased. Greenwood can hardly take a larger interest in the welfare of his successor here than the business men and social acquaintances of Mr. Andrews of this place feel in his future prosperity and welfare.--Medford Star and News.

I. H. Stewart of Mauston was doing business in town Saturday.


Re: News: Greenwood (11 May 1900)

Contact: L.W. Maginniss

I notice in the text that a meeting was to be held in the home of Mrs. H. Franckenberg - I have an oil painting that appears to have painted in the late 19th century signed H. Franckenberg. I am curious as to whether the Mrs. H Frankenberg in your Greenwood news letter was an artist.



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