News: Greenwood, Wis. (1 June 1900)
Contact: Duane Horn

----Source: Greenwood Gleaner (Greenwood, Clark County, Wis.) 1 June 1900

Surnames: Aikens, Williams, Kristianson, Bishop, Wilcox, Klinke, Miller, Franckenberg, Hansen, Nelson, Leach, Bryden, Royer, Burk, Spencer, Noyes, Edwards, Marvin, McCalvy, Sholes, Simpson, Laib, Mentges, Price, Philips, Simon, White, Burch, Simerson, Brown, Ruege, Youmans, Campbell, Zetsche, Matheson, Watson, Kennedy, Vine, Hull, Hartson, Cummings, Memhard, Lewis, Ware, Peabody, Cramer, Carter, Trowbridge, Stanton, Peterson, Carleton, Jefferson, Hunt, Baker, Conroy, Shofield, Foust, House, Babb, Whitmore, Oelig, Buchholz, Wollenberg, Pounder, Crane, Swetland, Clark, Shanks, Peck, Foster, Rossman, Upham, Wigderson, Palms, Mead, Weaver, Kerns


Postmaster Hartson has received the first invoice of postage stamp books. The stamps are of the two cent denominations and are bound in small books of 12,24 and 48 stamps each, and are sold at an advance of one cent each to cover cost of manufacture. The pages are of six stamps each, interleaved with paraffined paper to prevent premature adhesion, making a book of convenient size to carry in the pocket or pocketbook. Greenwood is one of the very few small offices to have received them so far, and we believe the first in this county.

A daughter was born on Thursday to Rev. and Mrs. Paul Hull. Thursday was the birthday of her majesty Queen Victoria and Rev. and Mrs. Hull being former subjects of the queen promptly named their little daughter Victoria in honor of England's beloved queen.--Stanley Republican.

While Rev. Hull was here Wednesday he stated that the above omitted the little girl's first name which is Pauline. Only Mr. Hull was a former subject of the queen. Here are best wishes for Pauline Victoria Hull.

Fred Vine, of the Lac du Flambeau Indian Agency, is visiting in this vicinity. He expects to be placed in charge of work at Yanktown, S. D., in the near future. Mr. Vine has tendered his resignation to Uncle Sam who is somewhat slow in releasing him; he has other situations offered to him which he deems more pleasant as well as more remunerative.

D.M. Watson and son Loren were down to Neillsville Thursday to see about an operation for appendicitis, from which the lad has been suffering more or less since winter. The operation was not performed then, but they went down again Wednesday when it probably will be. Drs Kennedy and Matheson, assisted by an Eau Caire physician, will perform the operation.

Greenwood is to have another fraternal society. It will be known as the Husling Knights of Woodcraft. It is a purely social organization, composed only of Modern Woodmen. A petition for charter has already gone in and it is signed by over twenty Woodmen so that without a doubt the organization will be perfected here.

Frank Zetsche, the proprietor of the Greenwood creamery, sold three new cream separators Monday. He now is receiving cream from twelve separators, and each day in the week excepting Monday, manufactures over two hundred pounds of butter. The business of the creamery is constantly on the increase.

By the way, that lumber yard that we are hoping to see come in, ought to be duly appreciated if it were here now. The way a few hundred feet of lumber that happens to be lying around for a few days is run after to see if the owner would sell it, shows how a good yard would be appreciated.

State Senator C. Z. Youmans and "Uncle" Bob Campbell of Neillsville, were calling upon friends in the city on Monday. The latter is looking over the field with a view of landing the Republication nomination for sheriff.

Misses Ella Brown and Nellie Ruege visited at the home of Wm. Wessenberg and family Saturday on their way home from a visit at Withee.

Mrs. Simerson and daughter of Thorp, visited with relatives in the city last week. Mr. Simerson came down and accompanied them home Friday.

E. T. Burch of the Greenwood Mercantile Co., made a business trip to St. Paul the first part of the week.

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

Rev. G. W. Simon attended Memorial day exercises at Neillsville on Wednesday.

Tuesday morning Theo. Mentges, of Withee, was in the city looking for his eleven year old step-son, John Price. The young lad seems to have a mania for running away. This is his second offense. Two weeks ago he left his home, and it was only last Sunday morning he was returned by the sheriff. Monday his mother was with him most of the day, but in the afternoon when she went out, locked him in a room, upon her return, he had disappeared. The boy was seen going north on the "Foster" road near this city Tuesday morning by Geo. Philips of Warner, whom he asked not to tell anybody that he had seen him. He was bare footed and scantily dressed.

For the past week,or more M. Marvin, who is over 80 years old, has been in a very low condition, so that his demise was expected at most any time. The old gentleman has not been very strong for years and lately he seems to fail very fast. All the children and near relatives that could be reached have been summoned and are present more or less at Mr. Marvin's bedside. Some who came early in the week have had to return to their work. Those present are George Marvin of Minneapolis, Seward from Perkinstown, Baxter from Iowa, Thos. McCalvy from Perkinstown, Wm. Sholes and wife and Peter Simpson and wife from Melrose, Chas. Laib and wife from Black River Falls.

Invitations for the commencement exercises of the Minnesota State Normal have been received by the friends of Eva Miller in this city. She is one of the graduates. The exercises close today. Congratulations are hers.

Mrs. J. E. Noyes and children, returned Tuesday from a two weeks' visit to her home in La Crosse. She was accompanied by her sister, Miss Abbie Edwards, who will spend the summer here.

Harry Bryden and family drove up from Neillsville Saturday, and spent Sunday with friends. Harry returned Monday while his family returned Tuesday accompanied by Maj. Spencer.

Mrs. James Bryden, who lately returned from Centralia, Wash., where she spent the winter, drove down from Owen, Sunday, in company with Mrs. W. G. Royer and daughter, Miss Burk.

J. N. Leach, the photographer will take a picture of the log jam at the rapids west of town Sunday afternoon about 4 o'clock. Would like a large crowd present.

F. J. Klinke has purchased the building and ground which Hans Nelson used for his blacksmith shop, and is using it as a feed warehouse.

Hans Nelson and wife of Longwood, were in the city this week. Mr. Nelson was purchasing material for new farm buildings he is erecting.

Miss Cummings and Miss Hansen, of the Greenwood Big Store visited in Fairchild yesterday afternoon.

Mrs. H. Franckenberg is visiting with friends in Neillsville the present week. Mr. F. drove to Neillsville with her Friday.

D. F. S. Miller, the dentist, of Eau Claire, will be at the Commercial Hotel, regular monthly visit, Friday, June 1st.

A carload of farm machinery and one of flour and feed came in this week for F. J. Klinke.

L. Wilcox went to Fairchild on his bicycle aided by the steel rails on Foster's road.

Greenwood can now boast of a tandem. It is the property of Mayor G. W. Bishop.

The road grader has done good work in rounding up Main street this week.

Anton Kristianson and his wife visited with relatives at Longwood, Sunday.

Vernon Aikens and wife are stoping with Mrs. M. B. Williams.

George Kerns and wife were in Neillsville Tuesday.

Morris Weaver of Loyal, was in the city Saturday.

Byron Mead of Longwood, was in town Friday.

Benton Wigderson had the misfortune to be scuffling with another lad about his own age, Wednesday evening, while the band was playing in the street. During the play he fell down just as Willie Palms came riding along on his wheel. The result was that the two collided and Benton got the worst of it, his face being considerably bruised. The pedal of the wheel struck the boy over one of his eyes and if it had been an inch lower the result to the eye would have been serious. Willie stopped the wheel as soon as he could and did all possible to help the boy.

Mrs. Angeline Rossman has sold her residence property to E. H. Upham, engineer on the Central between here and Marshfield, the consideraton being $1,600. Possession will be given in a week or two. We are glad to see Mr. Upham and family thus show their willingness to be permanent fixtures with us. At the same time it is not pleasant to think of Mrs. Rossman leaving us. She says, however, that she will probably make this her home,though she will spend the winter in Chicago where Mabel will likely go to school

Carpenters Shanks and Peck are building a lime house between the store and Foster track for the Foster Mercantile Co.

C. W. Swetland has gone up north in the Bessemer country to cook for a Mr. Clark who has a logging contract there.

Mr. and Mrs. George Pounder, of the state of Washington, are visiting at the home of Col. Crane and wife.

August Buchholz of Colby, visited a couple of hours Sunday at the home of Chr. Wollenberg.

The King's Daughters will meet Tuesday afternoon with Mrs. William Oelig at 2 o'clock.

Alice Whitmore took the Central train yesterday morning for Bowagiac, Michigan.

R. E. House and family have moved across the river into Babb house.

John Foust and family have moved into the Hummel building.

Dr. K. W. Baker had come to Greenwood to locate in the practice of Medicine in Dr. J. M. Conroy's office. The doctor is a graduate of the college of Physicians and Surgeons, Milwaukee, and has come among us to make his home here permently. He is a gentlemen of pleasing address and possessed of talents that will ensure him a high place in social circles. His mother is also here, stopping for a time with Mrs. Shofield. As soon as they can the doctor and his mother will go to housekeeping. We bespeak for the doctor a welcome recepiton and a promising field.

The band boys favored the citizens Wednesday evening by discoursing sweet music for half an hour on the street before practice hour at the hall.

Rev. James Jefferson, who at one time was pastor of the M. E. church here, arrived in town Wednesday. Thursday, he and H. W. Hunt went over to Loyal to attend a holiness convention, and help make arrangements for the camp meeting this summer.

C. F. Carleton and family passed through the city Tuesday from Longwood en route to Tioga, where he has purchased land and will make his home in the future.

Elias and P. E. Peterson go to Green Bay next Monday to attend the Grand Lodge I.O.O.F., as delegates from Greenwood lodge. No. 181.

Wm Trowbridge of Mondovi, is visiting in the city this week. He is a guest of the family of J. W. Stanton on the west side.

The Carter property on Main street is being improved by the addition of a new kitchen and wood shed.

Theo. Cramer came up from Neillsville Sunday and is helping out this week in the drug store.

J. C. Miller returned Sunday from a crusing trip in Northern Wisconsin.

Miss Minnie Ware is taking charge of the sewing in Mrs. Peabody's shop.

D. B. Lewis returned Tuesday from a weeks visit in the Lake Superior country.

John Memhard went to Chicago Monday on a business trip.

Mrs. G. L. Cummings was in Neillsville Thursday.



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