News: Greenwood, Wis. (7 Sept. 1900) 

Contact: Duane Horn 


Surnames: Wall, Clute, Richardson, Burpee, Bryden, Kramer, Barber, Baumann, Fahey, Wessenberg, Prock, Haenkel, Kerns, Gates, Williams, Aikens, McCarty, Romaine, Dingley, Stevens, Palms, Crawford, Baker, Warzyniak, Hendrickson, Behrens, Randles, Helwig, Gemmeke, Meinholdt, Smith, Kippenhan, Borseth, Huntzicker, Anderson, Varney, Mason, Shields, Shoemaker, Kloster, Carpenter, Meek, Kramer, Richeleu, McNay, Miller, Rossman, Stoneburg, Zetsche, Fricke, Churchill, Ray, Van Voorhis, Thomas, Boomerang, Lantz, Sawyer, Bowen, Otto, Clute, Vine, Hansen, Redmond, Beardsley, Syth, Coons, Wagner, DeLano, Schofield, Williams, Tripp, Bailey, Upham, Wright, Franckenbert, Alton, McMillan, Carter, Johnson, Adamson, Peterson, Noyes, McMahn 

----Source: Greenwood Gleaner (Greenwood, Clark County, Wis.) 7 Sept. 1900  



W. E. Wall was in the city Friday.


Mrs. C. H. Clute and children are home.


Editor Richardson of Loyal, was in town Wednesday.


Chas. Burpee was registered with John Bryden Sunday.


Charlie Kramer returned from his Chicago stay Tuesday evening.


Dr. Barber reports an eight pound girl born to John C. J. Baumann and wife, Wednesday.


Dan Fahey left Monday for Centralia, Wash., where he expects to remain a year and see how he likes the West.


Wm. Wessenberg was over to Globe last week moving buildings for Mike and Joe Prock and Bluner Haenkel.


Thos. Kerns of Neillsville, and R. L. Gates of Milwaukee, with a party of land seekers, were registered at the Greenwood House over Sunday.


Mrs. M. T. Williams has sold her property near the depot to Albert Aikens, late of Readstown, in Vernon county. He has already moved in thus adding one more to Greenwood's population.


Almon McCarty was in town Friday on his way to Tioga.


Ed. Romaine was over from Loyal visiting with friends over Saturday night and Sunday.


The King's Daughters meet next Tuesday with Mrs. A. Dingley.


Bertie Stevens and Mamie Palms leave in a day or two for Freeport, Ill., to take up commercial studies.


Mrs. L. M. Crawford of Eau Claire, had been visiting her daughter, Mrs. C. O. Baker.


Frank Warzynink arrived Thursday to take charge of the butcher shop for Vie Hendrickson.


Otto Behrens was up to Chelsea last week seeing about taking a job in the woods this season.


The school bell gives forth a pleasant sound again.


Rebecca Randles with L. J. Randles' children and Clara Helwig, returned to Greenwood last week in time for school. Miss Helwig teaches in the Gemmeke-Meinholdt district.


S. J. Smith of Longwood, was a caller Monday looking after the welfare of his Gleaner.


Ch. Kippenhan is building up quite a little town all by himself. Now he has a crew of carpenters and masons laying a wall and putting on a large addition to the Borseth building he purchased last summer. The new part will be 18 by 24 and will be two stories high. When done it will make a neat and good sized house.


The friends of G. H. Palms will be sorry to learn that he is to leave us at least for a year, he having engaged with the Circle Mfg. Co. to superintend their stave and heading factory at Thorp. He and his wife returned last week from a trip to Thorp to see about locating there. As yet it is not decided whether the family will move there or not.


George Huntzicker was in the city Tuesday, having just returned from Dawson, Alaska, to which country he went three years ago when the gold fever was at its height there. Accompanying him home was Chas. Gates, who was also in the Klondike, but who was in Seattle when George met him on the way home.


A company of friends surprised Morris Anderson and his wife at their home Saturday evening in honor of their having been married twenty-five years. They were the recipients numerous presents. A good time was reported.


Ralph Varney goes to Lac du Flambeau today to teach.


Miss Mason went to her school south of Neillsville Saturday.


Mrs. Hiram Shields returned last Friday from a visit in Watertown, S. D.


Frank Pierce and Manley Austin are spending a few days up north looking over timber.


Carpenter Dingley Friday completed a large farm house he has been building for Chas. Luchterhand over in Beaver.


Carl Grasshorn was here the last of the week making arrangements for a separator creamery to be started early in the winter.


It is reported on good authority that N. C. Foster will fit up the stave mill for sawing logs this winter.


Smith & Shoemaker are doing carpenter work on a store building for Merchant Heath of Spencer.


Rev. W. E. Kloster goes to Viroqua Monday to attend the yearly conference meeting there next week.


Naomi Carpenter and Irma Palms wheeled over to Loyal Thursday evening, returning the next morning.


Alex and S. Meek of Withee, were registered at the Commercial House Sunday.


Annie Kramer is clerking in the Schleislinger & Meyer store in Chicago.


Chris. Richeleu and family are down from Perkinstown visiting relatives and friends.


Frank McNay, who owns apiaries in this state and in California, was doing business in this section this week.


School has opened with an unusually full attendance. The teachers from out of town arrived Friday and Saturday.


Grandma Miller, who is living with her son, Will, sustained a partial stroke of paralysis Wednesday morning. She is 85 years old.


Paul Rossman, Dan Stoneburg, Frank Zetsche and wife and one of the Fricke girls leave to-morrow to take in the state fair at Milwaukee.


Dr. B. P. Churchill reports a healthy boy born to J. C. Smith and wife Tuesday afternoon.


Next Sunday evening will be the last service by Pastor Kloster before Conference. New members will be received into the church.


John W. Ray of Wonewoc, a stone mason, was in the city Saturday with a view to locating here permanently, but after vainly trying to find a house to rent he returned to his home town.


L. J. Van Voorhis has been very sick with cholera morbus for a few days back. A week ago last night it was not thought he would survive, but he is on the gain at present writing. Dr. Thomas is attending him.


A prominent and jovial nominee on the democratic county ticket says his party will have no trouble in electing this Mr. Boomerang for governor if they can get the Milwaukee paper called the Geranium to work for him.


P. F. Lantz and wife were down from Longwood Tuesday making out papers whereby they have sold their farm to Edward Bowen who owns the Sawyer farm. Mr. Bowen and sons were also down. Now the proper thing for Mr. L. to do is make himself and wife a cozy home here in Greenwood. He'll be sure of a pleasant town to dwell in and of having genial comrades to talk over war times with to his heart's content.


Mrs. Angeline Rossman is back from a couple of weeks' stay on the farm with her son, Adolph, while his wife was visiting in Chicago. She has rented her house to Dr. Barber and in a few days will leave for Superior to make her home for the present with L. A. Rossman. Mabel is attending Normal there. John Rossman of Duluth, is here helping his mother get ready to move.


John and Wm. Otto of Forest Junction, were up this week looking over the country with a view to buying a section of basswood timer land where they will locate 500 colonies of bees, buying up more afterward. Herbert Clute was piloting them.


John Vine is reported to be in poor health.


Mrs. Olette Hansen, of Longwood, visited with her daughter Inga Tuesday returning the next morning.


Leo. Redmond and A. J. Beardsley of Neillsville, spent Sunday with Greenwood friends.


John Syth and wife expect to start as soon as Mrs. S. recovers from a slight illness, for a visit in London, Ont. They had expected to start yesterday.


Adolph and Ferdie Anderson were at Hemlock Wednesday evening attending the wedding of their sister.


John Coons returned Tuesday from Fond du Lac and the G. A. R. encampment and was accompanied by his son, Arthur and wife, who wish to see what sort of a country we have up here.


Frank Wagner of Fond du Lac has been stopping with John Coons and while here bought the Joseph DeLano place above town. He will take possession about Oct. 1. Consideration $1,500.


A gypsy camp-fire social will be given on the lawn of R. Schofield next Wednesday eve, Sept 12 by the Ladies Guild. Music and games will add to the good time. All are cordially invited.


Mrs. M. T. Williams has purchased the Tripp residence property, which is occupied by E. T. Bailey and family. She does not expect to move into it however, and will continue to rent it to Mr. Bailey.


Wm. Rossman has been under the weather for the past two weeks and tomorrow will probably leave for a few days' trip to Milwaukee, Sheboygan and other points, hoping thereby to recuperate.


Mrs. Ed. Upham of Greenwood, passed through here yesterday on her way to Oshkosh, where she goes to see a brother, 15 years old, who is in the asylum there. During the hot weather he was so overcome that his brain was affected. Mrs. Upham will be accompanied home by her mother. Marshfield Times.


Clute & Wright this week shipped eighteen barrels of extracted honey to the southern part of the state. No small amount of sweetness is that. Monday Franckenbert & Fricke shipped ten barrels of extracted honey.


The J. L. Gates Land Co. have sold five quarter sections west of C. P. Alton's to a party of Dunkards from North Manchester, Indiana. These will move on here with their families and start a strong colony to which others of like religious faith will sooner or later be added. They are considered a very desirable class of settlers as they are quiet, thrifty and hardworking. They generally go by themselves where they can maintain their religious services, schools, etc.


Donald McMillan of Neillsville, who has been taking a law course at Madison, was in the city Tuesday on business, and Wednesday he started for Chicago, where he goes to visit friends.


Mrs. N. J. Carter, accompanied by Lida, went to St. Paul Monday, where she will lay in a new stock of all millinery goods. F. M. drove to Withee with them.


Council Doings


At the meeting of the common council on the 4th day of September, 1900, the following election officers were appointed by the mayor and unanimously confirmed by the council: 

For inspectors of election, H. Johnson, Chas. Adamson, Paul Rossman 

For Clerks of election, P. E. Peterson, J. E. Noyes. 

For Ballot clerks, Elias Peterson, Eugene McMahn. 

Dated Greenwood, Sept. 4, 1900 

Elias Peterson, Clerk.



© Every submission is protected by the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998.


Show your appreciation of this freely provided information by not copying it to any other site without our permission.


Become a Clark County History Buff


Report Broken Links

A site created and maintained by the Clark County History Buffs
and supported by your generous donations.


Webmasters: Leon Konieczny, Tanya Paschke,

Janet & Stan Schwarze, James W. Sternitzky,

Crystal Wendt & Al Wessel