News: Greenwood, Wis. (6 July 1900)
Contact: Duane Horn
Surnames: Hendren, Tripp, Warner, Prentiss,
Scott, Vine, Voss, Andrews, Barber, Gibson, Jenks, Turley, Bryden,
Leach, Hunt, White, Bishop, Fricke, Behrens, Churchill, Bacon,
Lizar, Raymond, Owen, Southworth, Niles, Rodgers, Wesenberg,
Christianson, Hendrickson, Marquardt, Sommers, Hosely, Thompson,
Kayhart, Draper, Prouly, Young, Roscoe, White, Smith, Coburn,
Anderson, Clute, Bielshowsky, Johnson, Tynan, June, Syth, Severson,
Kaun, Varney, Douyette, Kerns, Marsh, Woods, Bryden, Stevens,
Schofield, Graves, Baker, Tufts, Kippenhan, Armitage, Wilner,
Larson, Rowe, Howe, Selves, Burnie, Fink, Susa, Morency, Bibby,
Hetzel, Volk, Wollenburg, Turney, Schweiger
----Source: Greenwood Gleaner (Greenwood, Clark
County, Wis.) 6 July 1900
Remember the caucus tomorrow evening.
The Thursday club meets next week with Mrs. W. T. Hendren.
Rain is a plentiful article these days, but it is welcomed.
Mrs. C. A. Tripp, of Marshfield, Sundayed in Greenwood.
Hazel Warner is visiting relatives in Neillsville for a couple of weeks.
Mrs. Kate Prentiss of Oshkosh, is visiting her sister, Mrs. C. A. Scott.
Ernest Vine came back from the Bessemer country Monday evening.
S. E. Voss is back from the woods to look after haying.
Herring, 5c per pound--Greenwood Mercantile Co.
K. Andrews went to Neillsville Friday evening.
Republican caucus tomorrow evening at 7:30 sharp.
Codfish, 4c per pound--Greenwood Mer. Co.
Chas. Marquadt of Colby, was in town Saturday.
W. H. Sommers was down Saturday from Curtiss.
Gus Hosely and family were registered at the Commercial House last Saturday.
Mrs. F. H. Thompson returned from a visit at Waupaca Friday evening.
Chas Kayhart of Christie, and F. W. Draper of Loyal, were in town Saturday.
The Misses Blanche and Bernice Prouly of Reesburg have been visiting Wm. Young's.
Robert Roscoe of Beaver, was in town Tuesday and paid the Gleaner office a short call.
Herb White is home from Marshfield for a few weeks visit until the furniture factory starts again.
W. H. Smith and wife passed through town Tuesday, on their way to Neillsville.
The Coburn lands have been listed with the agency of C. H. Clute, where all inquiries will be cheerfully answered.
Mrs. B. Bielshowsky returned last week from a week's visit with her sister at Green Bay.
Alfred J. Johnson and Eugenia Tynan were married Sunday, Rev. W. T. Hendren officiating.
Mr. and Mrs. John June, who have been visiting Babb Syth and family, returned to Black River Falls, their home, Monday.
John Severson has bought a forty acres of land about three miles east of town and is building himself a neat log house on the same.
Oscar Kaun severed his connection with the Big Store Saturday night and has gone to his home at Mondovi to accept a position in a store there.
Maud Varney took the Central yesterday morning for a visit with Stevens Point friends.
Thos. Kerns, S. M. Marsh and L. Woods of Neillsville were registered with Landlord Bryden Saturday.
We are requested to announce that there will be preaching in the Presbyterian church next Sunday morning.
Miss Bertie Stevens has been visiting her brother Ray in Chicago and is now visiting Miss Allie Schofield at Freeport, Ill.
T. Johnson, Maud Graves and Flossie Baker were over from Loyal Sunday, registered at the Greenwood House.
W. C. Tufts and wife drove through town Tuesday evening bound for the county seat, in readiness for the celebration.
Chr. Kippenhan has been moving his warehouse over to one of his resident lots and will begin building it over into a dwelling house.
Robert Armitage, who has a job putting in cedar logs up the Superior country, came down last week to look after farm matters during haying.
Mrs. M. Wilner and two children left Tuesday morning for Green Bay. Her husband will join her later and they will make it their home there.
Mrs. Martha Larson, Ella Larson, Johnie and Sophie Hendrickson, took the lightning express for Neillsville Tuesday for a visit with relatives there and also at Alma Center.
James Rowe and family from Calumet, Mich., have been visiting relatives in Hemlock and this city. Mrs. Howe is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. K. Anderson of Hemlock.
About sixty young people, older or younger, took in the celebration at Marshfield. The branch train made an extra trip in the evening to accommodate the crowd.
Rev. W. T. Hendren was down to Pleasant Ridge Tuesday to perform the marriage ceremony which makes Mr. Ralph Douyette of Lac du Flambeau and Miss Gertie Selves of Pleasant Ridge one for life.
Chester Burnie left yesterday for a two weeks' vacation at Fairchild and in Northern Wisconsin. "Bernie" is a genial, well-liked salesman and his presence from Big Store hardware counter will be missed.
Willie Fink of Buffalo county, is visiting his cousins at the home of Jos. Susa, west of the river. Mrs. Susa and children recently returned from a three weeks' visit here and Willie accompanied her home.
J. P. Morency and wife, who have been at the home of Ole Christianson west of the river, for the past two weeks, returned to their home in Helena, Mont., Saturday. She is Mr. Christianson's daughter.
F. M. Smith came over from Loyal the first of the week to help in the carpenter work on Barber Johnson's house. He was accompanied by Miss Amy who will visit with relatives and friends.
James Bibby is a patriotic, citizen who celebrated this year's Fourth as he never did before--and probably never will again. He decided that a bachelor's life was not the most congenial so he and Ivy Hetzel drove to Neillsville and were quietly made one for the rest of their days.
The glorious Fourth was celebrated in Greenwood very quietly this year. Fire works in the evening was the most exciting event, unless it was the wind and rain storm early in the evening. The Big Store people gave a display of fire works from the roof of their store and many who saw it say it beats Marshfield's display. We didn't see either, so won’t vouch for the truthfulness of the statement.
Valentine Volk played the clarinet in Eau Claire the Fourth.
E. Wollenburg played with the Marshfield band Wednesday.
Day Turney returned some time ago to his home in South Dakota.
Mrs. Schweiger near Loyal is visiting here with her son Joe and family.
Ferdinand Anderson drove to Neillsville Tuesday with his sister and family of Calumet, Mich.
Will Rodgers from the town line between Eaton and Loyal, was doing business in town Monday.
Mrs. Wesenberg and Iva have been spending the week with relatives in Neillsville.
Joseph Gibson and wife of Longwood, and Mr. Jenks and wife of Perkinstown, were in town yesterday.
Those who attended the camp meeting at Eau Claire are home. They report a splendid time with very profitable gatherings and a large attendance.
Dr. L. Barber received a visit Tuesday and Wednesday from his wife and her sister, Miss Turley. They rode over from Chili on their wheels.
The auction sale Saturday of Mrs. Jas. Bryden's goods, was one of the best attended sales ever held in Greenwood. Everything sold well and Alex Halvorson was in his glory.
We will allow fare one way from Tioga to Greenwood to parties making purchases of $5 or over.--Foster Mercantile Co.
The street committee are putting in their lamps, so that in a short time our little town will have a more inviting appearance at night time. It will certainly be much more safe and convenient.
J. N. Leach, the artist, will make a special day for taking cabinet photos Saturday, July 7th, 14th and 21st, one of those beautiful family records given away with every order for one dozen cabinets taken on those days. I will discontinue work at Greenwood July 21st, so be sure and come in and have those pictures by that date.
Henry Johnson's new house is being rushed right to the front. Smith and Shoemaker are doing the work and are laying themselves out on it, making a splendid job of it. The boys are hustlers in putting up houses. They have a neat picture of H. W. Hunt's house, which they built two years ago, hung up in the post office building, advertising their work.
Painters are very busy everywhere in and around Greenwood these days and the improvements made in this direction add greatly to the general appearance. A. M. White, Johnnie Kippenhan, G. W. Bishop, P. M. Stevens, Mrs. Fricke, John Bryden, Otto Behrens, Dr. Churchill are among those in town that we think of who have thus improved their property. Let the good work go on.
While H. Bacon of Hancock, was visiting friends, he and a friend went out Sunday for a little sport, and while shooting at a mark the revolver accidentally discharged and the bullet entered the calf of the left leg, leaving a very dangerous wound. Dr. Barber was immediatley called and brought the young man to the Commercial Hotel where he was assisted by Dr. Churchill in an operation to remove the bullet, but it was impossible to be found without an X-ray.
Chas. Lizar is back from the West and looks like the same old Charlie, except that he is much reduced in flesh. He is not an enthusiast in his remarks about the West and he rather inclined to the notion that Wisconsin is a pretty nice place to live.
The Greenwood State Bank has recently put in a handy piece of furniture in the way of a vault cabinet for holding papers, books etc. It contains 240 pigeon holes, large and small and is made throughout of white pine. Will Smith is the builder and it’s a handsome piece of carpenter work.
Dr. Churchill reports that Free Raymond's little three-year-old son, while going into a stall with one of the horses Monday, in some way became severely cut and bruised about the face, but is getting along nicely at present. It is not known how the accident occurred, whether the boy fell under the horse and was stepped on or was kicked.
The stores, for some reason, have gone back to the old order of things and are keeping open every evening during the six days of the week. It is a cause for regret that this course has been taken; for it means that clerks and proprietors all are obliged to put in long hours with little opportunity for outside recreation.
A Unitarian convention is to be held in Greenwood next Sunday, Monday and Tuesday. Rev. T. G. Owen of Arcadia, is expected today to make local arrangements for the sessions. He will be assisted during the meetings by Rev. Southworth of Chicago, Rev. Niles of Menomonie, and by a speaker from Madison. The sessions will likely be held in Woodmen hall.
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