News: Greenwood, Wis. (14 Mar 1902)


Contact: Janet



Surnames: Schwarze, Hansen, Thompson, Cronin, Crisp, Schubert, Miller, Gourlie, Adams, Schmidt, White, Castle, Tscharner, Peterson, Carter, Anderson, Kuehn, Van Wold, Johnson, Brown, Harp, Kimball, Huntzicker, Orton, Sperbeck, Voss, Limprecht


----Source: Greenwood Gleaner (Greenwood, Clark Co., Wis.)   03/14/1902


Greenwood, Wisconsin Local News


W. H. Schwarze was down to Fond du Lac the first of the week on business.


Money to loan in large or small amounts at 6 per cent interest—C. H. Clute.


The John S. Owen lands in town 27 - 2 and 27 - 1 west, for sale by C. H. Clute.


Just received a fine line of ladies’ waist patterns.—Franckenberg & Fricke.


A great play for amateurs, The Lost Diamond—Kilborn Mirror Gazette.


P. H. Hansen and his brother were in Greenwood last Tuesday—Withee Sentinel.


The Ladies Aid will meet with Mrs. Geo. Thompson Friday afternoon, March 14.


P. H. Cronin has rented the Henry Schwarze place recently advertised in the Gleaner.


Don’t miss the Lost Diamond, a drama full of action.  Opera hall Monday, Mar. 17.


W. H. Crisp and family have moved from the Markham house into one of Kippenhan(‘s) houses.


C. A. Schubert was up from Neillsville yesterday putting a telephone in the City Drug Store.


Alice Miller visisted at home over Sunday.  She was accompanied by Miss Gourlie of Veefkind.


Played to a packed house.  Audience well pleased.  The Lost Diamond—Wonevoc Reporter.


Get your feed at the Greenwood Roller Mills.  Pure ground corn and oats at $1.25 per cwt.


Mrs. A. P. Adams and twins are here on a visit with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Thompson.


A boy was born Thursday morning, Mar. 13, to Mr. and Mrs. Fred Schmidt in the town of Beaver.


Before you purchase your mail box call and see the latest out at A. M. White’s.  It is a dandy.


Tonight occurs the seventh annual dance of the M. W. A. is Begley hall.  A large time is expected.


We have a new stock of black and mist gray mounting board for 10 cents a sheet at the Gleaner office.


W. D. Castle of Black River Falls visited Wednesday between trains at the home of V. W. Chandler.


Attorney Tscharner transacted legal business in Marshfield and Stevens Point the first of the week.


Gave elegant satisfaction to an immense audience.—Montello Express.  Lost Diamond, Monday, March 17.


Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Frantz, who live on the west side of the river, were the recipients of a son Sunday morning.


Pearl Memhard accompanied her father from Chicago Saturday and is visiting Greenwood friends for a few weeks.


A. M. White has received another car load of wire and mills which will be sold the same as the last load, at (remainder cut off)


Ross Paulson of Granton was in town over Thursday night of last week.  He is making preparation for the opening of his creameries at Longwood and on the West Side.


Fireman Follet, who has been running on the Greenwood train, has moved back to Spencer to help look after home affairs.  His father died a couple of weeks ago.


Maj. Spencer and wife visited his sister, Mrs. P. E. Peterson a few days last week on their return from Perkinstown.  They will run the Gibson farm again this coming season.


Mrs. F. M. Carter is in St. Paul and Minneapolis this week buying her spring stock of millinery goods.  She will also secure an expert trimmer to help her prepare for the spring opening.


Mrs. O. A. Anderson of Hemlock returned Tuesday evening for an extended visit with her aged mother near Blair.  She visited over night with her brother, E. T. Burch and family.


Ferdinand Kuehn was called to Dodge county Friday by the death of his aged father.  The funeral occurred Sunday at Lomira.  Deceased would have been eight-five years old his coming birthday.


Sunday, March 16, Rev. L. C. Voss will preach in the morning on "Christ, the Savior," and in the evening on "Thomas Didymus."  An invitation is extended to all the fraternal orders of Greenwood to attend the evening services.


Cashier Richard Sperbeck received word from his brother, L. Sperbeck, of Medford that the sawmill of the Medford Manufacturing Co., had been totally destroyed by fire the night before.  The plant carried $10,000 insurance.


George Huntzicker, Sr., will move to Marshfield in the near future.  It will seem odd to have this old settler, the former jolly landlord of the old "Lumberman’s Home" with us no more.—Neillsville Times.


Charles C. Orton, formerly of Ellenboro, near Lancaster is settled upon a farm between Greenwood and Loyal and says that he is well satisfied with Clark county.  He was in the city Friday.—Neillsville Times.


Word has been received here that Josie Christensen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ole Christensen, was married the first of March to Charles Limprecht at Helena, Montana, where the latter is employed on the Great Northern railroad.


Miss Van Wold will arrive Monday direct from the millinery markets, where she has spent the past two months studying the new spring styles preparatory to resuming her duties as trimmer at the Big Store millinery department.


Dr. C. H. Brown is branching out into real estate, he having recently purchased an eighty of wild land near the Eau Claire river  through Erastus Bowen.  He also owns a forty west of the river, laying just south of the (remainder cut off).



City Treasurer Henry Johnson made his returns Wednesday to the county treasurer.  He has the honor of being the first to make the returns and in addition to that had a clean roll, all taxes being collected, except $9.90 which is assessed against parties who have moved to fairer climes or elsewhere.  Will Huntzicker, treasurer of the town of Eaton, also made his returns Wednesday.


Mrs. Elizabeth Harp and Miss Hattie Kimball were in the city yesterday soliciting finacial aid for the "The German Home, " "a home for unfortunates and little babies," located on the corner of Aldrich and 18th avenues, north, Minneapolis.  Such work cannot help but appeal to those who know anything about some of the inequalities of the socalled social standards.


Cecil, the six-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Dennis, who live near the old Harry Mead farm, died late Tuesday night.  Dr. Barber, the doctor in charge, reports it as a case of diphtheria growing out of scarlet fever.  The little form was laid to rest in the Greenwood cemetery Wednesday by Undertaker Bishop, Rev. L. C. Voss officiating at the grave.  The sympathy of the community goes out to the bereaved parents.

A number of Woodmen did a neighborly act Tuesday by going up to Neighbor Wagner’s, who is laid up with a broken leg, and getting up about fifteen cords of stove wood, splitting much of it fine for the cook stove.  Early in the day one of the Neville boys had also hauled down a load of wood.  It is needless to say that the befriended neighbor is now more broken than before—for want of words to express his appreciation of the thoughtfulness manifested by his neighbors and the Woodmen.


Robert Wittke has been in the city for a few days inducing farmers to contract to sow peas for the coming season.  He represents the Jerome B. Rice Seed Co. of Detroit, Mich. and Cambridge, N. Y.  It is believed that the soil here would give a good yield of peas.  The company agrees to pay 85 cents per bushel for the peas next fall and they desire to get in at least 500 acres to that crop in this section.  Those wishing further particulars are requested to leave word at the Big Store.



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