News: Greenwood, Wis. (10 Aug. 1900)
Contact: Duane Horn
Surnames: Behrens, Johnson, Bright,
Shuckhart, Watson, Delaney, Wilson, Sischo, Sperbeck, Meek,
Livesay, Johnston, Syth, Peterson, Hogue, LaFollette, Wallis,
Palms, Anderson, Baker, Conroy, Stair, Shrimpton, Dawes, Brown,
Christian, Grosser, Clute, Shepard, Einfeldt, Hartson, Chamberlin,
Brooks, Jones, Wingate, Vosler, Burch, Smith, Taylor, Spencer,
Williams, Shanks, Carpenter, Carter, Randall, Larson, Hafer, Mason,
Gibson, Tufts, Lowe, Heisler, Cady, Kayhart, Cummings, Hiles,
Reese, Volk, Fricke, Brownell, Lucas, Boisol, Adams, Foster, Jenks,
Miles, Mulvey, Musselman, Watson, Dutcher, Borseth, Pulz, Neverman,
Longenecker, Bullard, Heath, Kaufman, Tynan, Trott
----Source: Greenwood Gleaner
(Greenwood, Clark County, Wis.) 10 Aug. 1900
Whew, but its hot!
Alex. Behrens was in Neillsville Saturday.
Mrs. Henry Johnson visited Longwood friends Monday and Tuesday.
H. A. Bright and wife were in town Saturday.
Miss Etta Shuckhart returned to her home in Hixton Monday.
Loren Watson was in Neillsville Wednesday on business.
Albert Delaney has moved into the Irish house.
M. J. Trott has moved his house to higher ground and has enlarged the same.
Harrison Kaufman of Hillsboro, has bought the eighty over near John Tynan's that was owned by Postmaster Hartson.
Ernest Bullard was up from Neillsville Friday and Saturday helping Mr. Heath fix up the telephone system.
Miss Ina Palms is visiting her uncle's family in Tioga.
John Jenks and Miss Lois Miles were over from Loyal Wednesday afternoon.
Leo Mulvey was over from Loyal Monday and Tuesday with Insurance Agent Musselman.
Dairyman Watson has built himself a good barn on his land across the river and has fixed up part of it for a temporary home for his family, they having moved in last week.
John Shanks is having the store building, formerly occupied by Wm. Dutcher, overhauled by carpenters. I. E. Borseth will move into it when completed and use it for his bakery and restaurant.
Married, Mr. Henry Pulz and Mrs. Anna Maria Neverman, both of Neillsville, Rev. G. W. Longenecker officiating. The marriage took place at the residence of the bride on Court street, Saturday--Rep. and Press.
The communion of the Lord's supper will be observed at the Presbyterian church next Sunday morning at eleven o'clock. A cordial invitation is extended to all communicants.
Al. Adams and N. C. Foster were over from Fairchild Monday laying out the ground for the lumber yard soon to be started. The material for the shed arrived yesterday and Dave Shanks has the contract to do the carpenter work which will begin at once. It will not be long now before people will be able to get anything they want in the way of lumber right here at home.
Yesterday forenoon K. Anderson suffered a stroke of paralysis on the left side and it is feared, that with his previous weak condition he will not recover. The children who were in town were at once summoned and are with him now. As we go to press he is reported as very low with little hopes of recovery.
One day recently the Misses Louise and Bertha Fricke went berrying at mile or so south of town. Instead of hitching the horse to a tree they unharnessed it and turned it into a pasture. On returning from the berry patch to go home the horse was gone, having found an open gate and come home. They then did likewise and did much as the horse did, came home on foot. To add to the mix-up Horace Brownell, who found the horse at the barn, took it back again to the rig so the girls, who, he supposed were in the woods yet, could have it to come with. Toward evening another trip had to be made down after the rig.
J. W. Lucas was over from Fairchild Friday.
Mos. W. Boisol and wife from Neillsville registered at the Greenwood House Saturday.
Jos. Gibson and John Tufts passed through town Friday.
Lucy Lowe of Neillsville, is a guest at the home of G. H. Palms.
Mrs. Nancy Brown and family are moving into the Hummel building. They come from Minnesota.
E. Einfeldt and Fred Grosser visited the Pleasant Ridge Sunday school Sunday.
J. F. Heisler of Beaver Dam, was registered at the Commercial House Friday.
D. H. Cady of Hixton, and Miss Neva Kayhart of Christie, visited with the former's sister, Mrs. Geo. Cummings, last week.
John Hiles of Marshfield, was registered at the Greenwood House Tuesday.
Mrs. Chas. Cummings and her grandson, Carroll Behrens, are visiting relatives in Stillwater, Minn.
P. Reese, wife and son of Marshfield visited over Sunday at the home of Jacob Volk.
E. M. Taylor took the F. & N. E. Monday noon for the Falls to visit with his wife and her family there.
Major Spencer came down from Perkinstown Monday, laid up with a sore hand.
Fred Williams, Leonard Shanks, Edgar Carpenter, and Claude Carter took in a dance at Thorp Saturday night.
Otto Behrens, who is traveling with a herd of horses in the northern part of the state, was home for an over night visit with his family Thursday night.
The Norwegian E. L. church of Longwood, has purchased the L. J. Randall place of Rev. C. M. Larson for a cemetery.
The West Side shows signs of progressiveness, new barns and newly painted houses being in evidence on all sides.
Mrs. John Hafer, of Mondovi, came over Thursday to visit relatives over Sunday. She visited her friend Mrs. Williams, at Greenwood, Friday and Saturday--Fairchild Observer.
Miss Mary Mason will lead the Christian Endeavor meeting at the Presbyterian church Sunday evening at seven o'clock. The subject is "Zeal," taken from Luke 16: 1-13.
Fred Grosser of Chicago, has been visiting his cousins, the Einfeldt boys, for the past two weeks. He is receiving clerk for the C. Sidney Shepard Hardware Co.
Vernon Clute and wife arrived from Milwaukee Tuesday evening and are stopping with his brother Curtis. They expect to make Greenwood their home hereafter.
Postmaster Hartson, Velma and Bertha Chamberlin joined Geo. Brooks and family at Lynn yesterday and from there they took in an over Sunday picnic at the Dells near Kilborn City.
Jacob Jones and P. Wingate visited the former's daughter, Mrs. Vosler, from Saturday to Tuesday. They were strongly impressed with the good qualities of this country and may cast their lot with us some day.
E. T. Burch can be truly said to be appreciative of good services done him. For years the bay window--on his house--has troubled him until last spring he got Will Smith to make an examination and remedy the trouble, which he did to Mr. B's entire satisfaction.
Mrs. O. D. Wallis has purchased a new weaving loom, know as the Eureka Fly Shuttle loom. It is a great improvement on the old fashioned make and enables the operator to weave from twice to four times as fast as with the old machine and do it without the exertion required for the former. Though she has just installed it Mrs. W. is turning out some fine work on it already.
Weather favored the "measuring social" at Mrs. Will Palms. Wednesday night ice cream and sherbert were in great demand. Some of the young men of the town developed wonderful height. Among the giants were Ferdie Anderson, Measuring 8 ft; Dr. Baker, Messrs. Conroy, Stair, Shrimpton and others 7 1/2 feet. But Mr. Will Dawes proves to be the tallest young man in town, standing 9 feet in his shoes, with his hat on. Dr. Brown and others did a gallant act by furnishing refreshments for as many as 10 feet of girl. All report an enjoyable time.
Black berry pickers are numerous, not even the heat deterring them from the berry patches.
C. H. Christian, Gleaner subscriber, was a pleasant caller at this office Tuesday. He was accompanied by his father and brother of Reseberg, being on their way to Neillsville. He is down from Bayfield.
Mrs. Julia Wilson of Michigan, is visiting relatives and friends here and in Christie. She is a distant connection with the Sischos. It has been nineteen yers since she was in this part of the state.
L. Sperbeck and daughter, Miss Zoe, were down from Medford calling on friends and visiting his brother Sunday and Monday. He says Greenwood never appeared so pleasant to him as it did this time.
Hugh Meek, Benj. Johnson, Harry Livesay, Rolla Johnston and Jack Syth took in the ball game at Withee Sunday, the game being between Withee and Eidsvold. The score stood 15 to 18 in favor of the latter.
Elias Peterson has moved down stairs and has his office in the front part where Allie Delaney had his confectionery stock, so that those wishing to do city business with him can have easier access to the clerk. Will Hogue and wife have moved in up stairs.
P. E. Peterson has been in Milwaukee this week helping to nominate Hon. Robert M. La Follette for our coming governor.
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