News: Greenwood, Wis. (22 June 1900)

Contact: Duane Horn



Surnames: Hommel, Bryden, Hunt, Rossman, Louis, Kennedy, Page, Hansen, Dawes, Noetzel, Adamson, Sheldon, Foster, Rabenstein, Burpee, Dewes, Bright, Holmes, Preusler, Cummings, Franckenberg, Paulson, Shanks, Merwin, Shields, Baker, Richmond, Watson, Neverman, Loran, Eggett, Simmons, Randles, Bowen, Barber, Haftson, Higgins, Upham, Burch, Schwarze, Sheets, Johnston, Palms, Begley, Miller, Livermore, Bradley, Fortier, Brogan, Huckstead, Drummond, Crane, Wigderson, Knuth, Getts, Stevens, Memhard, Whitmore, Stoneberg, Vine, Johnson, Hendren, Rossow, Tupper, Thompson, Cramer, Volk, Miller, Leach, Cranwell, Hobbs, Franke, Taylor, Wollenberg, Fraser


----Sources: Greenwood Gleaner‏ (Greenwood, Clark County, Wis.) 22 June 1900




Mr. E. K. Sheets has just finished the erection of his new barn, and Wednesday evening kindly donated it to the use of a party of young ladies, who gathered at the home of Miss Sheets at an early hour. After receiving her guests the Misses Sheets repaired with them to the "new barn" where two hours were spent in playing games, etc., with plenty of music. Mesdames Sheets and White kindly attended the wants of the young ladies and served refreshments. The ladies note Mr. Sheets a right good man and his hew barn a grand place for a party.


Reinholdt Franke and Jas. G. Taylor are two new aspirants for the office of sheriff. The former is from the town of Grant and the latter is from Neillsville. They are both capable men and if elected to the office would be good officers. The latter stands a good chance in the contest because of his popularity, but is likely to suffer a little because so many from the same town are out for the same office. Mr. Franke of Granton will stand a good chance and has location in this favor.


Chas. Cumming's team of greys became anxious for their dinner Friday noon and while their master was in at Franckenbert & Fricke's leaving them unhitched in front, they took a 4:30 gait and started for home. As they turned the corner at the bank a couple of large boxes of goods were dumped to the ground and the team went on home in peace.


Henry Johnson has begun work on the addition to the barber shop and in short order he will be a neighbor to the Gleaner office, so that we shall expect doughnuts and cookies at every baking.


The Thorp Agricultural and Driving Park Association are receiving entries for their meeting on June 29-30. A good time is planned for those who attend. The Gleaner acknowledges receipt of the usual courtesies.


H. Hobbs and family drove from Hixton Saturday to visit with Mrs. H's sister, Mrs. Geo. Cummings, a few days. Little Fern will spend a month or two with her aunt.


J. N. Leach, the artist, has secured the right to sell the Cranwell magnifying crystal frames, while here come and see them and give in your orders.


Misses Gertie and Bride Miller went over to the Point Saturday evening on the special for a couple of weeks' visit with friends there.


W. A. Dawes left yesterday morning for a week's trip through the southern part of the state.


Jacob Volk has had his tailor establishment treated to a new coat of paint the past week, which greatly improves it.


Miss Ella Cramer wheeled down from Hemlock Wednesday.


Fred Richmond and family spent Sunday in Stevens Point.


Emma Hendren visited in Loyal Tuesday.


The Thursday club meets next week with Mrs. John Drummond.


William Rossow, Jr., had the sensation last Friday of seeing his team take a run from the Big Store until they were caught near Thompson's house. He drove up to the store and ran in to get his wife without hitching the team. No sooner has he got inside that the team started and tore through town at a terrific gait. Ben Tupper saw them go by and immediately took his wheel, ran down stairs and set at a hot pace after them, catching the team as aforesaid. No damage was done to anyone.


Last Sunday evening, June 17, at the residence of the bride's parents, just east of town, Mr. Jerry T. Vine and Miss Julia E. Johnson were united in the lasting bonds of wedlock, Rev. W. T. Hendren officiating. The latter is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ole Johnson and the groom is the son of Thomas Vine and wife. Both are well known in this section, having been born and raised here. Best wishes and congratulations are in order.


One of Dan Stoneberg's boys has learned the hard experience that guns are poor things to fool with. Sunday some of the children were fooling with one while the folks were away and while doing so the old thing went off, the discharge striking one of the boys on the point of the nose glancing to the shoulder. Luckily no serious results followed.


Letters have been received from Alice Whitmore at Dowagiac, Mich. She was married Saturday, June 9, to C. S. Whitmore, a cousin. He owns a good farm and is reported as well situated. Alice says she is very happy and contented in her new home. Her friends here will be please to learn of her happiness.


Col. Crane and wife started out Tuesday morning on their honeymoon trip--at least it might well be so called. They left by the Central for Rhinelander for a visit with her daughter and family. Its the first time since they were married that they have ever traveled together on the train.


Mrs. E. Wigderson entertained a party of friends with dinner at the Commercial House Tuesday. The party included: Mrs. J. F. Knuth and daughter of Fairchild and Mrs. Getts and George Stevens of Chicago.


Little Emil Drummond is a genuine business man. One day this week he was heard to tackle Mr. Memhard to have him pay half of the dog tax on that $50 dog which the latter gave Emil a half interest in recently.


Arlo Huckstead, chairman of the town of Grant, was up Friday to take in the circus and to do a little field work for some of the hopefuls for county and state office. The Gleaner acknowledges a pleasant call.


Messrs. Ray Livermore and Chas. Bradley and Misses Josephine Fortier and Mattie Brogan were over from Fairchild Tuesday taking in the sights of the town and calling on friends.


Ross Miller arrived from Appleton Tuesday evening to spend the summer with Greenwood people. He likes his work at the university and is doing nicely. He looks a little stretched out and as though he had been doing hard work.


Miss Ina Palms came home Saturday from her school duties at Rib Lake. She was accompanied by Nina Begley who will spend the summer here.


Wm Johnston is spending the greater portion of his time at Colby looking after building operations for the bank which is being erected there.


The Now-don't-you-tells celebrated the opening of E. K. Sheets' new barn the other evening, but we are unable to say what the program was.


Mesdames E. H. Upham and E. T. Burch, with Francis and Edna, took in the sights at Marshfield yesterday.


Herman Schwarze, chairman of the town of Warner, drove to the county seat on business last Friday.


Ed. Higgins and Ameil Rossman were up from Neillsville yesterday.


Choice table syrup 20 cents per gallon--Greenwood Mercantile Co.


Wellen Haftson is visiting his cousins at Lynn.


E. J. Foster was over yesterday looking after business matters.


T. H. Barber, wife and little girl of Withee, called in the city Tuesday evening on their way to Neillsville to attend the wedding there which took place Wednesday.


During the storm yesterday noon lightening struck the residence of E. Bowen doing some damage and setting fire to the inside. The fire was quickly extinguished and nothing serious resulted.


Miss Bebaccat Randles, accompanied by Misses Vera and Ocie and Claire, left for Alma Center Saturday noon where they will visit relatives and later go to B. R. Falls.


A crew of men is grading up around the flour mill and making a better roadway to the same from the street. The switch is also being extended to the Big Store lime house.


Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Eggett returned from their wedding trip Monday evening. They will make their home for the present with P. F. Simmon's and family.


Eda Neverman is visiting relatives and friends in Chicago. This is her first vacation she has had since she began teaching here over a year ago. The rest is deserved.


Dairyman D. M. Watson went to the county seat yesterday after Loran who has sufficiently recovered from his operation to be brought home.


E. H. Fraser of Chili has been visiting with the Wollenberg boys this past week, and Wednesday evening played the bass drum with the band boys.


Conductor Baker laid off from his run Tuesday to attend the wedding of his sister at Stevens Point. Fred Richmond took his place as "con."


Herman Shields returned Tuesday evening from a few days visit with a sister at Menominee, Mich. He had not seen her before in years.


C. E. Merwin, representing the Provident Savings Life Insurance Co. of New York, had been doing business in town this week.


Mrs. John Shanks and Grace McMahon Shanks are visiting relatives in Castlewood, S. D., and expect to be gone for several weeks.


Ross Paulson, the Granton creamery man, passed through town Wednesday on his way to Longwood to look over the creamery there.


Hall's circus drew a goodly sized crowd to see the parade, but those who attended the inside show pronounce it a failure as a show.


H. Franckenberg drove down to Neillsville Sunday evening with his wife who is taking medical treatment there.


W. H. Rossman has been laid up with rheumatism and the kick of a horse, but is on the mend at present.


H. W. Hunt, wife and two children and Mrs. C. H. Cummings are attending the camp meeting at Eau Claire.


Paul Rossman and wife are receiving a visit from her sister, Mrs. Robt. Preusler of Sheboygan.


Robt. Holmes started with a crew of men this week on the extension of the Foster road to Bright's farm.


Misses Mildred and Emma Dewes left yesterday for Minneapolis to be gone for some time.


Editor Rabenstein and Chas. Burpee of Neillsville were in the city prospecting yesterday.


N. C. Foster is attending the Republican convention at Philadelphia as an alternate.


Fred Sheldon, ex-postmaster of Longwood, was in the city Friday taking in the circus.


Attorney Adamson has been entertaining his brother, W. G. from Eldorado, Wis.


Mrs. F. J. Noetzel of La Crosse is spending the week with a. H. Noetzel and wife.


Wm.  Dawes wheeled to Pittsville and back Monday, a good hundred mile trip.


Inga Hansen and someone to help pump took a tandem ride to Longwood Sunday.


Dan Kennedy and J. W. Page were registered at the Greenwood House Tuesday.


John, Levi and Peter Louis of Marshfield were in the city Wednesday.


Paul Rossman was in Neillsville Saturday after his wife and little Mabel.


C. M. Hunt drove to Neillsville and back Friday on business bent.


Harry Bryden was up from below Sunday.


Twelve street lamps will be put in as soon as they can be purchased--its a move in the right direction.


To Owners of Dogs


The time for paying dog license expired on June 1st, and unless those who have not paid do so b y June 20th their dogs will be promptly killed. 

Ed. Hommel, City Marshal.



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