News: Greenwood (5 Oct. 1900)
Contact: Duane Horn
Barr, Gibson, Barber, White, Miller, Winch, Franckenberg, Fricke,
Pierce, O’Neil, Christenson, Farmer, Sperbeck, Shanks, Green,
Pfeifer, Wallis, Draper, Mason, Cummings, Kayhart, Larson, Bishop,
Christie, Stanley, Moore, Dewes, Lee, King, Longenecker, Staford,
Butler, Hansen, Brown, Hogue, Calway, Thomas, Schofield, Meacham,
Hubbell, Cook, Mack, Einfeldt, Richmond, Hendren, Ketchpaw, Harlow,
Mead, Bredeson, Kloster, Baker, Root, Andrews, Woodward, Wigderson,
Murphy, Geotz, Marvin, Scafe, Drummond, Behrens, Richeleu,
Jurgeson, Eaton, Willan, Austin, Edmund, Hendrickson, Wessenberg,
Zednich, Bager, Brown, Osgood, Watson, Churchill, Hummel, Erdman,
Decker, Schmalz, Shelby, Hunt, Thompson, Young, Markham,
Greenwood Gleaner (Greenwood, Clark County, Wis.) 5 Oct.
The stores are veritable beehives now-a-days, so crowded are they with busy traders.
Mrs. A. C. Barr was down from Longwood Monday.
Jos. Gibson was down Saturday looking after men for the woods.
Loyal citizens are planning to form a driving park association.
Mrs. James Barber of Loyal, is visiting Mrs. A. M. White.
Wm. Miller came down from the woods Friday for a few days. They are busy getting ready for the winter's work.
E. E. Winch was over from Marshfield Saturday night talking business with Franckenberg & Fricke.
Zoe Pierce was up from Neillsville visiting her folks Sunday. She is working in the O'Neil house there.
Emma Christenson returned to Rolla, N. D., Wednesday after a short visit at home. She stopped in St. Paul to select her fall stock of millinery.
Maud Farmer, sister of Mrs. R. Sperbeck, is here from Iowa to spend the winter.
The Ladies' Aid society will have an old fashioned social at the home of Mrs. Alex Shanks Friday evening, Oct. 5. Supper served from 5:30 to 8 o'clock.
Mrs. Jos. Green was up from Carlisle Friday after Miss Green, who spent Saturday and Sunday at home. Her brother brought her back Sunday.
Mrs. Pfeifer went to Neillsville Tuesday morning with Stager Wallis. She will probably move down later with her family.
Fred Draper and wife were Greenwood callers Tuesday, making a short visit with Geo. Cummings and wife.
Lola Mason left Tuesday morning for Eau Claire, where she expects to remain for the winter.
Roy Kayhart of Weston, was in town Tuesday.
Nels Larson was down from Longwood Monday after his daughter, Christina, who has been working for Mrs. Geo. Cummings.
G. W. Bishop is putting in a hot water heating system into his furniture store and dwelling.
Sam Christie reports that he has a boy and girl sick with typhoid fever. Ben Stanley is also sick with the same disease.
Mrs. Sarah Moore of St. Louis, Mo., arrived Friday night for a visit at the home of W. A. Dawes.
Dave Shanks shot an eagle Sunday up near Hemlock. It is an uncommon variety for this section. He is stuffing it and in due season, no doubt, will have it on exhibition.
Asa F. Lee, of Fremont, and Miss Floy King of York, were married last Wednesday evening at the home of the bride's parents, H. A. King and wife, Rev. G. W. Longenecker, of Neillsville, performing the ceremony. Mr. and Mrs. Lee have gone to reside in their new home in Fremont.
John Staford of Greenwood, was a guest of N. L. Butler's here, last Saturday. -- Thorp Courier.
Albert and Dave Shanks were at Withee Sunday putting in a plate glass for P. H. Hansen.
Mrs. Nancy Brown was doing business in Neillsville Monday.
Franckenberg & Fricke shipped ten barrels of honey Wednesday.
Ray Hogue returned from Perkinstown Monday for a short visit with home folks.
A. W. Calway of the Gleaner office, was at Neillsville Tuesday, as a witness in the Thomas case, which was postponed until the 15th.
The Reporter states last week that burglars visited its town a week ago Monday. Only about $10 worth was taken, but the thieves are still at large.
The coming year, Mrs. Schofield will give lessons in both vocal and instrumental music.
Editor Meacham has improved his paper by printing four pages at home the same as the Neillsville Republican and the Gleaner.
Benj. Hubbell, Dan Cook, John Mack and Ed. Einfeldt are drawn as jurors from Eaton and Warner for the coming term of court.
F. B. Richmond and family are taking a month's vacation which they will spend in Minneapolis, Fond du Lac, Waupaca and Stevens Point.
The Misses Emma Hendren and Maude Ketchpaw drove over from Greenwood Wednesday and visited a few hours with friends Loyal Tribune.
W. W. Harlow and famly have moved into the property he recently bought of Mrs. Mead. Anton Bredeson of Longwood has also taken possession of the farm he recently purchased of Mr. Harlow.
Rev. W. E. Kloster is holding special meetings in Perkinstown. His family are visiting her people in Marshfield.
Dr. E. H. Thomas returned Tuesday, after a week's absence from town.
C. O Baker, of the Central Trading Co., visited with his family the first of the week.
Homer Root, accompanied by Rev. Owen, came up from Neillsville Saturday evening. Etta Woodward also came up with them for a visit with Grandma Fricke.
Ben Andrews and wife were in town Saturday. Mrs. A. leaves this week for a visit in Iowa.
B. F. Ketchpaw went to Elkhorn Wednesday morning to attend the funeral of his brother-in-law.
Mrs. E. J. Wigderson is in Stevens Point attending one the great annual Jewish celebrations.
David Wigderson has been visiting his brother, E. J., this week.
Rue Cummings is now clerking in the Greenwood Mercantile Company's store.
E. C. Murphy sold his farm last week to Julius Geotz of Hartford. It lies three miles west of town, containing 120 acres of which forty are cleared. Consideration, $4000.--Tribune.
A little girl was born to Harry Hogue and wife early yesterday morning. This is girl No. 2 for them.
M. Marvin's cellar, which was planked up, caved in under the house yesterday morning, the heavy rains evidently causing too much of a strain on the planking.
Rev. C. R. Scafe sent word that he and his wife will arrive in Greenwood Tuesday to enter on his duties as pastor of the Baptist church.
John Drummond and family have been entertaining his sister-in-law, Mrs. E. C. Williams.
O. C. Behrens and Chas. Cummings are home again, they not being pleased with the woods. We understand that Chris. Richeleu has taken the job which Mr. Behrens threw up.
Ole Jurgeson was down from Longwood Wednesday.
Anna Drummond has been entertaining her friend, Walter Eaton of Necedah, this week.
John Willan passed through town the first of the week on his way to Neillsville.
Manley Austin has taken a job of putting in timber this winter for the Upham Company of Marshfield. The timber is up east of Medford. Jas. Edmund's family will go up to cook for him.
Two carloads of cattle, mostly young stock, bought by Vic Hendrickson, were shipped from Greenwood last Saturday.
Gus Wessenberg was up from Neillsville Sunday, bringing up Pauline Zednich, who is clerking in the Big Store.
The Ladies' Guild will meet next Wednesday afternoon at the home of Mrs. C. O. Bager to sew for Mrs. Brown. A large attendance is requested.
Jos. Osgood's house was in the way of the water from Rock creek Wednesday night, so much that he had to move into another place yesterday.
D. M Watson returned Wednesday from a week's visit with his father, who has been very ill.
Some time ago the charge was brought against E. H. Thomas that he was practicing medicine without a diploma, and he was summoned to appear for trial Tuesday. No sooner was this done that he caused B. P. Churchill and K. W. Baker to appear for trial because they had failed to have their licenses recorded in the county where they are located. Both trials have been postponed fifteen days.
Mesdames A. M. White and Jas. Barber visited with Mrs. Jos. Gibson Sunday.
The King's Daughter meet next Tuesday at 2 p.m. with Mrs. R. S. Hummel.
Invitations have been received in town for the marriage of Walter Erdman to a Black River Falls lady to occur next Wednesday. Mr. Erdman clerked for the Greenwood Mercantile Co. for about five years, and will be remembered by older residents of Greenwood as a fine young man.
The marriage of Louisa Decker to John A. Christensen was solemnized Wednesday afternoon at the home of the bride's mother, on the West Side, Rev. J. Schmalz officiating. A goodly number of friends and relatives were present, although the heavy rain which fell all day kept many more from attending. Mr. and Mrs. Christensen have gone to housekeeping in the new house he has recently built on his land adjoining his father's. Best wishes are in order.
W. P. Shelby went to Indianapolis this week to take charge of a large contract for plastering for his father-in-law, who has the job of building fifty houses this fall. The work will keep Mr. Shelby until about Christmas, when he expects to return to put in the timber on his eighty which he bought some time back. Mrs. S. has been down visiting in Indianapolis for several weeks.
C. M. Hunt left Tuesday morning for Milwaukee, where he goes onto the road for a time for the Robert A. Johnston Co., manufacturers of biscuits and fine confectionery.
We were wrong in our statement last week regarding J. C. Miller's family. Instead of going west, they have rented a house in Hamline, Minn., where Smith and the girls can attend college. Mr. Miller accompanied the family to their new home Monday and as soon as they are settled will return. He will be kept here most of the time with his logging business.
Geo. A. Thompson of Rosendale, had purchased Wm. Young's place west of town.
Dr. B. P. Churchill recently brought into our sanctum a large rosy cheeked apple which he picked from a tree, on Curtis Markham's place, occupied by L. J. Randles. It measured nearly four inches in diameter. We are sorry to say it is no longer on exhibition, for the office force, probably at the instigation of the "devil," ate it up in our absence.
Mrs. W. S. Marvin brought in a cluster of raspberry blossoms to add to our curiosity department this week.
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