News: Greenwood, Wis. (15 June 1900)
Contact: Duane Horn

Surnames: Simmon, Carpenter, Bishop, Churchill, Decker, Fricke, Hartson, Potter, Hogue, Simon, Abbott, Crane, Livesay, Johnston, Castner, Eaton, Drummond, Conroy

----Source: Greenwood Gleaner (Greenwood, Clark County, Wis.) 15 June 1900


George (Buck) Bruley arrived home last Sunday morning from San Francisco, Cal., where he is a member of the hospital at Presidio. Mr. Bruley was, previous to February 5, in the regular army in the Philippines. He left the Philippines on the 5th of February, and the ship that conveyed him to San Francisco also carried 11 insane men, 110 military prisoners and a number of sick and discharged soldiers. George is now at home on a 60 days' furlough, after which he will return to Presidio. All his friends are please to see him home and looking well and healthy--Neillsville Times.

Henry Palms and E. H. Thompson went to Milwaukee Monday. The former as a delegate to the Masonic grand lodge and the latter as a delegate to the Democratic state convention. Some of their friends think that Thompson has designs on Palms' Republicanism, and that he thinks if he can only get him to digest some of the oratorical elixir of the convention he will have at least one convert in Clark county.

T. F. Carroll and wife, F. H. Burns and wife of Altoona, were in the city Wednesday, looking after their farming interests. They came principally to accept the building recently erected by D. Shanks upon the farm. They speak in the highest terms of which Mr. Shanks fulfilled his contract. The gentlemen when here, said that they would immediately begin stocking up the farm with a fine line of registered sheep.

C. H. Estabrook purchased six forties, or 240 acres of land, adjoining his present farm. It is what is known at the Bryden place. He paid $20 per acre for the same. This makes for him a handsome farm of four hundred acres and one of the best in Clark county. He has an abundance of faith in Clark county reality.

Mr. Ferneau took a load of young ladies from this city to Neillsville last Friday to attend the high school commencement exercises. The party consisted of Misses Margie Thompson, Mamie Palms, Bert Stevens, Mabelle Rossman, Faye Hunt, Rue Commings, Inga Hanson, Irma Palms, Gail Sheets and Eda Neverman.

Victor Hendrickson has purchased a house and two lots in the city from Frank Peterson, consideration $500. Mr. Peterson has purchased a forty of land six miles northeast of the city through the agency of C. H. Clute for $400. Mr. Peterson will begin the erection of a residence at once, and as soon as completed move onto the same and begin farming.

John Shanks bought 120 acres of land within the city limits, of the Coburn estate on Tuesday, and thinks he has a bargain.

Fred Wessenborg of Neillsville, was in the city last week looking after farm lands.

Mrs. A. Blumenstein of Loyal was in the city Saturday visiting with friends.

Henry Lagualt and wife of Longwood, was in the city on Monday afternoon.

P. J. Williams and J. D. Servealty of Neillsville, were in the city this week.

A twelve pound boy is a welcome guest at the home of Victor Hendrickson.

Dr. Barber was in Nasonville, Wednesday on professional business.

Jule Sorinson and wife, of Longwood, were in the city, Friday.

Harry Brownell of Merrill, visited with L. J. Randle, Monday.

Land buyers were in the city this week galore.

Rooms for rent. Enquire of Mrs. M. Marvin

W. C. Trowbridge, of Mondovi, who was in the city two weeks ago, has decided to cast his lot with us. He purchased yesterday morning sixty acres west of this city, and will move his family here. J. W. Stanton, Jr., accompanied him from Mondovi, and looked over the three forties he purchased last winter.

The Ladies of the Thursday Club will give a 15 cent social at Mrs. Oscar Fricke's next Thursday evening at six o'clock. There will be an abundance of good things to eat. You are not only invited but expected to attend.

Hall's circus will be in the city today and, as usual, on such occasions, all expect a crowd. The populace nearly always bear Mr. Barnum out on his assertion, that the secret of his success was the greater the humbug, the better the people likes it.

O. A. Fallett and Otto W. Kaulbarish, of Fairchild, was in the city Tuesday looking over the city. They are pleasant gentlemen and they are connected with the clothing department of the Big Store in that city.

J. N. Leach, the artist, will be absent from the 18th to 23rd. He also wished to announce tht the pictures of the log jam, the decoration and the Rebekahes are ready.

Wm A. Syth of Eaton and Miss Pearl Boon of Weston, were married Wednesday afternoon, June 6th at the M. E. Parsonage in Neillsville. The Rev. Scovill perfoming the ceremony.

Simon Schwartz and Albert Christiansen have rented the Meinholdt place in the town of Warner, and will take possession July 1st. They put in a complete stock of groceries, etc.

Jimmy Paulus sold his farm, the Wm. Tracy place, five miles north of the city last week for $4000. The farm contained 70 acres.--Neillsville Times.

The livery of Chris Brick will move into the new Commercial house barn next week, where he will have a convenient and modern establishment.

Mrs. F. M. Taylor went to Black River Falls, Thursday morning, to attend the funeral of D. J. Spaulding of that city.

The Coburn lands have been listed with the agency of C. H. Clute, where all inqueries will be cheerfully answered.

A twelve pound boy arrived Thursday morning at the home of F. W. Smith. Mother and boy doing well.

Davie Shanks came over from Greenwood Tuesday evening to attend the commencement.--Loyal Tribune.

Horace Brownell of Clay, has accepted a position as clerk in the store of Franckenberg & Fricke.

Miss Viola Dutcher is attending her sister, Mrs. Thayer in the town of Beaver, who is sick.

F. M. Taylor is in Eau Claire, at present taking a course of treatment for rheumatism.

Miss Lottie Larson is visiting with friends in Neillsville this week.

Leigh Pfeifer, who is at Sisseton, S. D. has secured a teacher's certificate and is to teach there the coming year. She attended the high school here a couple of years ago, also at Medford.

E. S. Donaldson has moved his household goods into the rooms recently vacated by E. H. Upham over the hardware store, where they will be at home in the future.

Chas. Cummings went to Perkinstown, Saturday, returning Wednesday, where he aided Mrs. Eugene Cummings move her household goods to Sawyer's Dam.

Mrs. Morton Cook and household goods went to Perkinstown Monday to join her husband who is working there. Dan Stoneberg and Sam Simmon moved them up.

Misses Naomi Carpenter and Mabel Bishop went to Neillsville Friday to visit with friends and attend the graduation exercises.

Dr. Churchill reports a healthy boy born to Otto Decker and wife Monday morning. Its number 1 and Otto smiles happily.

Oscar Fricke and wife, and H. H. Hartson and wife, drove to Lynn Monday, returning Tuesday afternoon.

Mr. and Mrs. Potter Sundayed with her aunt, Mrs. C. Hogue. They were accompanied back by Ethel.

G. W. Simon will lead the young people's meeting at the Presbyterian church Sunday night at 7 o'clock.

Mrs. Allen Abbott and Miss Irena Abbott of Medford, is visiting with "Auntie" Crane.

Lou Pfeifer is down from Medford to spend the summer with Greenwood relatives.

Mrs. G. L. Livesay of Fairfield, Mich., is visiting with her son, Harry Livesay.

Wm. Johnston went to Colby, Monday morning to look after his banking interests.

Alfred Castner was over from Loyal yesterday jollying our merchants.

C. H. Clute and C. H. Estabrook made a business trip to Thorp Monday.

Walter Eaton of Necedah, was the guest Sunday of Miss Anna Drummond.

Dr. Conroy of Neillsville, was in the city professionally Tuesday.



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