News: Greenwood, Wis. (25 May 1900)

Contact: Duane Horn

Surnames: Carleton, Fricke, Leach, Foreman, Baird, Woodkey, Irvine, Miller, Smith, Borseth, Wooden, Kloster, Teatz, Hartson, Wilson, Tuttle, Kurth, Woodward, Drummond, Helwig, Flinter, Shrimpton, Holmes, Klinke, Barkley, Van Voorhis, Mason, Schofield, Memhard, Burnie, Parrett, Darton, Borigo, Zimmerman, Bryden, Foster, Trondson, Irish, Ducate, Sawyer, Shanks, Root, Huntzicker, Wigderson, White, Tufts, Peterson, Volk, Burnside, Simmons, Wehrman, Humpke, Brown, Ketchpaw, Watson, Faulds, Devoe, Estabrook, Coons, Holverson, McMahn, Behrens, Rossman, Sperbeck, McRae, Gibson, Sheets, Anderson, Cummings, Thompson, Palms, McMahon, Lacey, Jacobson, Phillips, Vine, Atkins, Kippenhan, Wellen, Hoff, Breed, McVean, Bryden, Pilcher, Winch, Baker, Moody, Brown, Musselman, Tripp, White, Buker, Miller, Marvin, Cummings, Oelig, Decker, Hendrickson, Garrietz, Taylor, Durham, Turnquist, Gustafson, Andrews, Hubbell

----Source: Greenwood Gleaner‏ (Greenwood, Clark County, Wis.) 25 May 1900


Chas. Carleton was down from Longwood the first of the week.

It is rumored that a new town is to be built outside the city limits.

The Thursday Club meets with Mrs. Oscar Fricke next Thursday.

J. N. Leach, the photographer, will be at the gallery from May 25 to 31.

C. E. Foreman of Christie, was in the city on Tuesday on business. He made the Gleaner office a friendly visit.

Duane Baird left Saturday morning for Wausau to accept a position with the lumber firm of Curtiss & Yale.

Uncle George expects to help organize a Sunday school in the La Tart district next Sunday. He is preaching there every other Sunday.

We failed to mention last week that F. J. Woodkey had sold out his stage route to Withee to Dean Wallis who is now one of our Uncle Samuel's right hand men.

At the union G. A. R. memorial service next Sunday morning in the Presbyterian church the collection taken will be for the relief of the India famine sufferers.

This office acknowledges receipt of ticket and advertising matter for the nineteenth Milwaukee Exposition to be held from Sept. 8 to Oct. 13, 1900. The Wisconsin State Fair will be held Sept. 10 to 14.

The Epworth League are making preparation for an Epworth League party at the home of Misses Daisy and Gail Sheets, Tuesday evening, May 19. A cordial invitation is extended to all friends of the society.

Alice Miller departed Saturday morning, May 19, for St. Cloud, Minn., where she goes to visit among relatives and friends, and also to witness the commencement exercises of the State Normal. Her sister Eva is one of the graduates.

Wm. S. Irvine, formerly chairman of Beaver, has been appointed census enumerator for the towns of Unity and Beaver.

Dr. H. R. Schofield has located at Perkinstown, for the practice of the healing art, and we are assured by responsible parties who know him that the people will find him thoroughly reliable and well posted--Medford Star and News.

John Barkley and family are now located in their new home. E. E. Van Voorhis is settled in the Mason house. The editor has had a touch of the moving fever and has gone into Mrs. Mead's house, she having moved onto their fam near Longwood.

Several from town went out to B. F. Ketchpaw's Friday evening to share in the supper and fun--and it was fun to see how much some of the delicate ones could eat. However, we will tell no tales out of school. Enough to say the supper tasted like more next time.

The street commissioner and his crew of men are doing good work in grading up the streets in the city and repairing the side walks. Good roads are essential to a live city, and every judiciously expended dollar on roads is one of the the best investments any city can make.

Mrs. A. M. White, accompanied by Miss Maud Ketchpaw, drove over from Greenwood one day, last week.

Miss Decker, of Greenwood, visited with friends in this village one day last week.

F. J. Klinke, one Greenwood's merchants, visited Loyal one day last week--Loyal Chronicle.

Robert Holmes spent Sunday in Greenwood.

Mrs. O. C. Fricke was a Neillsville caller Tuesday.

F. W. Shrimpton came home Friday from a visit in Nebraska.

Conrad Flinter of Dorchester, was in the city Monday on business.

Will Helwig and Rue Cummings attended church in Loyal last Sunday.

Mrs. John Drummond with Vera and Emil, returned from their visit last Friday.

Mrs. Woodward came up from Neillsville Tuesday to see her mother, Mrs. Fricke.

5000 acres of Cornell University land in Clark county for sale by the Greenwood State Bank.

A. M. White is handling sewer pipe by the carload, which enables him to make the lowest prices.

August Kurth of Independence, passed through the city Wednesday enroute for northern Clark county.

Andy Wilson and family, with Mrs. Tuttle, left for Philips Saturday. He will work there this summer.

Mrs. Robert Teatz was over from Lynn over Sunday for a short visit with Grandma Hartson and family.

Services at the M. E. church next Sunday night a 8 o'clock, subject--"The Duty of Keeping in Memory Past Deeds." Text, "What mean these stones." Joshua 4:21.

Rev. and Mrs. W. E. Kloster drove over to Loyal Tuesday afternoon to visit and also hear for the second time Mrs. A. M. Pilcher, who gave her entertainment there in the evening.

Wm. Wooden of Loyal was a caller in the Gleaner office yesterday while in town on business. Incidentally he did a stroke of business with us at the press for which we are duly grateful and the words of the poet would say, Come again.

Mr. and Mrs. P. E. Peterson gave a birthday party last Tuesday to seven of the little friends of Everette Peterson, it being his third birthday. Those present were: Alonzo Volk, Dora Burnside, Lila Shanks, Elda Smith, Ruth Hendrickson, Edith Borseth and Cecil Smith.

An exchange tells of a plan for increasing the attendance at lodge meetings. Place in a deep sack as many beans as there are members present, all white but one, that one black. Each member then puts in his hand and draws out one bean. The member getting the black bean has his assessments paid by the lodge for that lodge.

School closes next Friday.

W. C. Tufts and wife were in town Sunday.

A new hay tedder for sale by A. M. White, only $26.

Highest cash price paid for wool at E. Wigderson's saloon.

John Memhard and Chester Burnie were in Marshfield Monday.

F. Parrett of Romeo was in town Friday looking for a mill fireman.

Miss Marcia Darton of Loyal was an over night visitor the last of the week.

Mrs. Mary Borigo was over from Camp Holmes between trains Wednesday.

J. L Zimmerman of Stanley, was registered at the Bryden House Saturday.

E. Foster was over Wednesday looking after things at the end of the track.

Chas. Trondson of the Falls, was registered at the Commercial House last Friday.

Andrew Irish of Longwood, was registered at the Commercial House last Friday.

E. H. Ducate of Unity, formerly of this place, was calling on some of our people Friday.

Mr. J. Trott came down from Perkinstown Friday night. We understand he has gone to Loyal to work.

Eugene Cummings came down from Sawyer's dam Sunday for a visit with the home folks and now is helping train the boy.

David Shanks has finished his year’s work in the Wisconsin Business University at La Crosse and came home Saturday.

H. M. Root and wife and Jakie Huntzicker were up from Neillsville Saturday evening and Sunday visiting relatives and friends.

E. K. Sheets is getting ready to build a nice barn in the rear of his residence lot. He was over to Fairchild last week after the lumber.

Greenwood is suffering from a scarcity of girls who are willing to work out. Places for several girls at fair wages could be had on short notice.

Alex McRae went to Perkinstown Saturday to work for Jos. Gibson. Perkinstown will be liable to be annexed to Greenwood if it keeps on getting many more of our citizens.

Tomorrow morning Greenwood will lose Mrs. L. Sperbeck and family, they having secured a house in Medford where the family can be together. They will be greatly missed in Greenwood society, where they have a large circle of friends.

Ed Holverson has a string of horses in the McMahn pasture which he, in company with O. C. Behrens, is fitting up and breaking etc., ready to go onto the road for trading and selling. Oscar Rossman, a nephew of Paul Rossman is with them.

Allen Devoe of Fond du Lac visited with C. H. Estabrook and John D. Coons last week. He is thinking strongly of coming up to live with us, for he says Clark county is all right. It is, too, but many who have lived here all their lives, don't appreciate the fact.

The Gleaner office has secured the services of John G. Faulds of Winona, who will have charge of the inside work of the office for a time. He is a newspaper man of long experience and an up-to-day job printer who will give satisfaction on all matters entrusted to his care in our absence from the office.

D. M. Watson shows an enterprising spirit that is commendable. Last Saturday he delivered milk to his customers, coming out with a brand new milk wagon, built especially for the business, painted and lettered so that people can know who he is and what he is doing. Mr. Watson is building up a good dairy business that is a credit to the town.

Those from Greenwood who took advantage of the excursion rates last week to go to Chicago were: Messrs. Adolph Turnquist, David Gustafson, G. C. Andrews, Arthur Hubbell, Will. Smith, Sam Simmons, Fred Wehrman, Theodore Humpke, Dr. C. H. Brown, Misses Julia Hendrickson, Addie Ketchpaw, and Mrs. August Gustafson.

Mr. and Mrs. F. M. Taylor went over to Plainfield last week Tuesday to attend the funeral of her cousin, Miss Jennie Durham. While there Mr. T. was taken with a severe attack of rheumatism and was unable to get back until Saturday evening, and he has been laid up every since so that Mrs. T. has to take his place in the store. He thinks he is having more than his share of aches and pains.

Miller Bros. have taken a contract for peeling bark at Perkinstown for the Shaw Tannery and Monday Wm. Miller and crew went up to begin operations. W. S. Marvin is foreman and with him will be Chas. W. Cummings, Will Oelig, Forest Shanks, Gust Decker, Johnnie Hendrickson and Reuben Garrietz. Herman Decker is cook and will see that the boys are kept in good health and come out fat.

Ed. Buker learned what a Woodman is made of Tuesday night.

C. A. Tripp and Herb White are working in the furniture factory at Marshfield.

Mrs. L. Moody, W. H. Brown and E. N Musselman were Witheeites in town Friday.

Mrs. Chas. Baker and little daughter visited over Sunday in Greenwood with her husband.

E. E. Winch of Marshfield, was over Monday night to look over the stave factory property.

John Bryden took a bus load of young people over to Loyal Tuesday night to hear Mrs. Pilcher.

E. W. Breed of Loyal and Elmer McVean of Spencer, were registered at the Commercial House Saturday.

Mrs. H. H. Hartson is receiving a visit from her mother, Mrs. John Wellen and sister, Mrs. Hans Hoff and little girl of Whitehall.

Geo. Atkins from this side of Neillsville was in town Sunday. He is getting out staves for Chr. Kippenhan at the end of the track.

G. Phillips tells us that he, and Thos. and Ed. Vine recently caught 600 fish out of Black river during one night. He swears it’s true, too.

John Jacobson tells a cold story once in a while. The latest is of finding, while digging in his cellar Tuesday evening, a solid piece of ice seven feet under ground.

Postmaster Hartson, E. H. Thompson, G. H. Palms, Eugene McMahon and Jacob Volk went down to Neillsville yesterday to attend the funeral of Dr. Lacey who died Tuesday morning.

Greenwood's population has been increased by another boy, this time to be loved and cared for by Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Cummings. This is their first, and naturally Gene feels very proud and happy over the event. The lad was born just in time for dinner Monday.

T. A. Anderson showed us through the Commercial House Wednesday. The carpenters and paper hangers have been at work and, though not entirely done the improvement is great. The front room down stairs has been divided and made into two nice bedrooms. Likewise the large room over the office has been made into two rooms. There are now twelve bedrooms for the guests and boarders, all furnished with new iron beds and nice appearing furniture. The dining room, too, has been enlarged so that four tables can be set with plenty of room to move around besides. As soon as he can he will have a bus running to the trains and then he will be in first class shape to take care of his share of the hotel business. T. A. knows how a hotel should be run and is bound to run it right.



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