News: Greenwood, Wis. (13 July 1900)
Contact: Duane Horn
Surnames: Wing, Cummings, Hobbs, Kristiansen,
Cox, Van Voorhis, Root, Davis, Rossman, Garman, O’Connor,
Woodkey, Hunt, Gibson, Wollenberg, Peterson, Adamson, Simon, Dodge,
Coburn, Clute, Tufts, Lee, Faults, Crowley, Gross, Dutcher, Leach,
Franckenberg, Fricke, Langley, Schofield, Hartson, Norris,
Kippenhan, Cummings, Memhard, Cady, Klinke, Begley, Able, Briggs,
Newton, McMillan, Hendren, Dawes, Franke
----Source: Greenwood Gleaner (Greenwood, Clark
County, Wis.) 13 July 1900
Its a race these days as to which can grow the faster, corn or weeds.
Frank Wing, the Marshfield-Loyal druggist, was in town Wednesday.
Choice table syrup 20 cents per gallon.-Greenwood Mercantile Co.
Geo. Cummings and wife and Fern Hobbs visited in Longwood Sunday.
Anton Kristiansen and wife visited his brother at Stanley over Sunday.
Ernest Cox went back the first of the week to his work in Westboro.
The King's Daughters will meet next Tuesday afternoon at two with Mrs. L. J. VanVoorhis.
Mr. and Mrs. Homer Root came up from Neillsville this week and attended the Unitarian convention.
Mrs. Fred Gross of Spokeville, was over Saturday for a visit under the parental roof. She will be remembered perhaps better as Sophie Dutcher.
All members of Queen City Rebekah Lodge are requested to be at their hall July 18, at 7 o'clock sharp- special business.
Ed. Faults, formerly editor of the Boyd Leader, and Thos. J. Crowley were Greenwood visitors from Thorp a few days this week and were pleasant callers in the Gleaner sanctum.
Jack Tufts and Chas. Lee were seen on the street Thursday carrying a mysterious sack between them. When asked if it contained something alive, they owned up, but did not tell the nature of the beast.
The Coburn lands have been listed with the agency of C. H. Clute, where all inquiries will be cheerfully answered.
In a letter recently received from B. O. Dodge, he says he has been on the go for the past month, having ridden nearly 1,000 miles on his wheel and as much by rail. At present he is studying in the University at Madison.
The Christian Endeavor meeting Sunday evening will be held in the Presbyterian church at 8 o'clock. The entire evening will be devoted to the society, Mr. Simon giving a short address. A collection will be taken for the India famine sufferers.
Ninety ballots were cast at the caucus Saturday evening. Paul Rossman, Oscar Fricke and P. E. Peterson were elected delegates to the Loyal convention. The Republican city committee for the coming two years will be Oscar Fricke, Paul Rossman and Chas. Adamson.
Ringling Bros. World's Greatest Shows are billed to appear in Waupaca on July 24 and for the occasion the Wisconsin Central advertise a rate of $2.50 for the round trip from Greenwood. From Loyal the rate is $2.30.Tickets will be sold on July 24, and are good to return the day following.
C.M. Hunt was at Perkinstown last week where he has engaged with the Jos. Gibson Lumber Co. to take charge of their large store. The position is an enviable one. Clare did not see how he could well afford to refuse it. Ferdinand Wollenberg, who has been working in Fairchild, will go with Clare to take charge of the books.
Mrs. Angeline Rossman is visiting Chicago.
Hugh O'Connor and F. J. Woodkey are branching out into the livery business.
F. Garman, the piano tuner, was doing business in town this week.
Paul Rossman was delegate to the Republican congressional convention at Antigo Tuesday.
Reinhold Franke and Damon Davis of Granton, were in town Wednesday.
Wm. Briggs of Briggs mill, fame, was in town on business this week.
W. A. Dawes did business in Grand Rapids the first of the week.
Cassie McMillan visited at the home of W. T. Hendren a day this week.
Lillian Newton is clerking in the Big Store while some of the regular clerks are taking a vacation.
D. L. Briggs of Thorp, was in town the first of the week looking after the school marms.
Wm Able and wife rejoice over their first born, a boy that came to them Saturday, July 7.
Neal Begley, son of Geo. Begley and wife who used to live here, graduated from the high school in Seattle, Wash., recently.
Pure standard binder twine, best and cheapest, at F. J. Klinke's. Call and get prices before buying else where.
Mrs. A. M. Cady and son Charles of Hixton, visited a few days last week with her daughter, Mrs. Geo. Cummings.
John Memhard is enjoying a visit from his wife and daughter of Chicago. A nephew, Ray Memhard, is also visiting here.
Israel Cummings came up from Trempealeau Tuesday evening for an extended visit with his brothers, Chas. and George.
The Unitarian convention closed Tuesday night, with good attendance at each session. Several strong addresses were given by the visiting speakers.
Frank Norris has accepted a position with the Greenwood Mercantile Co. Johnnie Kippenhan has resigned and will take up other work, with his father.
Through the efforts of Postmaster Hartson, Greenwood is enjoying the benefit of the weather reports each day. They being bulletined in the postoffice.
Remember Mrs. Schofield will organize a class in vocal music Monday eve, July 16, and will be pleased to have you come, also parents of pupils are invited to be present at any time.
The three-year-old daughter of Wm Langley sustained a severe fall Monday evening by falling head first down cellar, producing concussion of the brain.
Franckenberg and Fricke started their new delivery wagon Tuesday. It will be greatly appreciated by their customers. Its not pleasant work carrying a twenty pound load in one's arms.
J. N. Leach, the artist, will be absent the 18th, 19th and 22nd. Will close up work at the gallery the 21st. Be sure and remember the date and come and have those photos taken while you have the opportunity, Wis.
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