News: Greenwood (20 July 1900)

Contact: Duane Horn 


Surnames: Runkel, Kramer, Nesbit, Schofield, Lucas, Richleau, Miller, Youmans, Bradner, Theilen, Cady, Kayhart, Cummings, Cox, Schwarze, French, Anderson, Hall, Howen, Wilner, Stanton, Cook, Smith, Leach, Vollrath, Churchill, Carter, Oelig, Meek, Wishing, Miller, Voss, Withee, Christie, Foster, Adams, Thompson, Westerguard, Parks, Warsinske, Luethe, Franckenberg, Hogan, Moody, Schroeder, Crocker, Dawes, Mulvihill, Widgerson, Barber, Sperbeck, Bragstad, McMahon, Howden, Syth, Tucker, Paulson, Estabrooks, Goodwin 

----Source: Greenwood Gleaner‏ (Greenwood, Clark County, Wis.) 20 July 1900 



Fred Runkel was in town Wednesday distributing county fair advertising matter.


Charley Kramer left Friday for Chicago, where he will spend his school vacation with his mother.


Jos. Nesbit has been in town this week looking after driving operations along the river.


Codfish, 4c per pound.--Greenwood Mercantile Co.


The singing class taught by Mrs. Schofield, will meet hereafter every Tuesday evening at the Baptist church.


The Ladies' Thursday Club will meet next Thursday afternoon in the Lucas grove. All are requested to bring cup and spoon.


Chris. Richeleu came down from Perkinstown Saturday night with Chas. Miller, for a visit with his people here.


Misses Viola Youmans and Theo Bradner drove to Greenwood last Monday--Neillsville Times.


Henry Theilen of Thorp, was in town the first of the week. He is selling threshing machines for the Port Huron Threshing Machine Co.


D. H. Cady of Hixton, and Neva Kayhart of Christie, visited with the former's sister, Mrs. Geo. Cummings, Saturday.


Mrs. Ernest Cox and children started for Neillsville, Friday, to visit with friends and relatives.


Henry Schwarze lost a valuable horse by lightning Sunday night.


The Loyal Chronicle is one year old, having proved itself made of hardy timber that indures the storms incident of a new paper. Congratulations, neighbor.


Miss Myrta French and Iver Anderson of Eau Claire, Mesdames, C. M. Hall, A. R. Howen and G. E. Anderson from Owens Wednesday, taking supper at the Greenwood House.


Max Wilner left Saturday for Green Bay where he will join his wife, who went there about two weeks ago. They will make Green Bay their home in the future.


George Stanton and Mrs. W. H. Cook came over from Mondovi Saturday for a visit with their father, John Stanton. He returned home the first of the week well pleased with the outlook here. Mrs. Cook was Miss Susie Stanton.


J. C. Smith returned from Toronto Tuesday, having gone to see his father, but arrived too late to see him, he having been buried shortly before Jack arrived. This is the first time he had been back there since he left seventeen years ago.


Evidently the county fair managers are a little put to for attractive features for advertising. Some that is being put out this year could be called "racey" if nothing else. It may be pleasing, however, to the majority, but can hardly be to everybody.


I will hold gallery open Sunday to accommodate those who cannot come in Saturday. Sunday will positively be the last day of taking pictures at the Greenwood gallery by J. N. Leach, the artist.


Helen Vollrath, the ten-year-old daughter of Wm. Vollrath, was playing in the barn last Friday and jumped into a manger striking her foot onto a cradle blade, the edge going between her toes and cutting a gash half way through her foot. Dr. Churchill dressed the wound and reports the girl doing as well as possible under the circumstances.


Watermelon at the Big Store 17c apiece.


F. M. Carter and wife were at the county seat Saturday.


The farmers are feeling anything but happy over so much rain.


Will Oelig, Hugh and Ralph Meek, George Wishing, Smith Miller and S. E. Voss are helping make hay up on the Withee farm at Longwood.


Joe Christie is up with a sore foot caused by a cut with an ax last Monday.


Mrs. Will Foster was over from Fairchild Wednesday registered at the Commercial House.


Teacher's examinations will be held at the school house tomorrow and Monday.


Mrs. A. P. Adams and the twins visited with E. H. Thompson and family over the first of the week.


Frede Westerguard was down from Withee Monday, accompanied by a young lady.


Sam Parks of Loyal, was in the city Friday.


Some of the young people of the town had a dance Friday night for the benefit of the teachers at the institute.


Dr. Warsinske of Marshfield, is in town with a drove of farm and driving horses which he is selling.


Thermo Luethe of Neillsville, visited with his uncle, H. Franckenberg, the last of the week.


J. J. Hogan was up from La Crosse the first of the week and registered at the Commercial House.


J. C. Moody was down from Withee Friday shaking hands with friends.


H. Schroeder and E. E. Crocker were up from Neillsville yesterday, and were registered at the Greenwood House.


Arthur Dawes and Robt. Mulvihill of the Stevens Point Normal, are canvassing this section for stereoscopic views.


David Widgerson of Clintonville, is visiting his brother, E. J., this week. He is manager of the Record store at that place.


Dr. L. Barber has rented the L. Sperbeck residence and as soon as the weather settles so he can get someone to move them he will have his family here, as residents with us. He also purchased the driving horse of Ole Bragstad last week.


Lawrence Cummings and family are living in the McMahon house across the Foster track. He recently moved in from Michigan. He is a brother of Mrs. Sam Howden and Mrs. J. W. Syth.


E. H. Tucker was in town this week making arrangement to start the Longwood creamery, which has been rented for five years by Ross Paulson of Granton. A wagon will run from C. A. Estabrooks on the main road north to the Longwood, where they already have the milk from 100 cows promised. Wm. Goodwin will be the driver. The milk will be taken up in the morning, separated at the creamery and the skimmen milk returned to the owner. Mr. Paulson is a creamery man of the hustling kind and has five creameries already in operaton in this county--or soon will have. The customers of the Granton creamery received 17.2 cents per pound for their butter for May, which is doing well. He expects to branch out from Longwood as he is able and gets to doing business enough there to warrant it.



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