News: Greenwood Gleaner  (26 Jul 1906)


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----Source: Greenwood Gleaner (Greenwood, Clark Co., Wis.)   07/26/1906




Why Bus Driver Had Given Up Hope of Friend’s Recovery.


A medical man humorously relates the following little experience, admitting that he "didn’t think it particularly funny at the time."


The driver on a bus on which he had jumped happened to mention the name of one of his patients.


"It’s a bad job about poor Bill X., ain’t it, sir?"


"Yes," returned the doctor. "Very serious case. You know him, then?"


"Know him," echoed the driver. "We went to school together. Poor Bill! I shall miss him!"


"O, well, while there’s life, there’s hope, y’ know," said the doctor. "Your friend isn’t dead yet."


"No," gloomily returned the driver. "But I heard they’d called you in this morning. Poor Bill!" - Glasgow Evening Times.


Great Revival of Buddhism.


"Der Buddhist," the German organ of Buddhism, gives an interesting account of the revival of this ancient religion. The study of the Pall, it says, has revealed to educated men in the western world the hidden stores of Buddhism, which soon began to exert a constantly growing influence on western thought, having found the ground prepared by the philosophy of Schopenhauer.


This revivification of Buddhist ideas reacted powerfully on the orient, and newly founded societies, schools and newspapers in Buddhist Asia are proving that fresh vigor has found its way into the old tree. The revival is especially noticeable in Ceylon and India.


Tailors Official Matchmakers.


Of all the national types of Brittany the matchmaking tailors are the most distinctive. These really hold in affairs matrimonial an official position for, just as in ancient times, it falls to them to act as intermediaries between swains and maidens, to defend the suitor’s interests in the marriage settlements and to act as master of ceremonies at the wedding festivities. "Bay alan" is the title that this functionary goes by in token of his carrying, when on sentimental business, a flowering sprig of that shrub called "broom," which is regarded as emblematic of love and union.




Being Interesting Items Concerning Subscribers Who Once Lived in Clark county and Though Far Distant Still Keep in Touch With the Old Home Friends.


The likes of the following is one of the cheering remunerations which an editor is privileged to enjoy and goes a long way toward offsetting whatever is disagreeable in this much a bused personage’s lot. The letter is from R. L. Sanders, formerly of Longwood. He is a contractor and builder, too. His friends will be glad remember him. The letter follows; "Appleton, Wis., July 22, 1906. Mr. J. E. Noyes, Greenwood, Wis. Dear Sir: Yours received and will reply at once. I am pleased to pay the Gleaner bill at any time for I deem it a welcome visitor in my home. Inclosed find $3.00 for same. Give my regards to old friends and neighbors. Yours very truly, -- R. L. Sanders.


The following from the Neillsville Republican and Press of last week will be of interest to many Gleaner readers: "News was received from Norway that Nels Austreng died there about a month ago. Mr. Austreng was in business here for a number of years, returning to Norway after many years of life in America and settling on a farm at Gausdal,  Gubrandalen, where he died."


Burt Stevens Bennethum is the name of a young lad the stork left Sunday at the home of Mr. And Mrs. Roy M. Bennethum of Freeport, Ill., this being the first-born in this family. This makes two grandchildren for Mr. And Mrs. P. M. Stevens and it’s coming so thick and so sudden they can hardly adjust their equilibrium to the new situation.


Ray Stevens - "Buster" - has resigned his position with the Earle Bros., commission men, and taken a position as cashier with the Ditner Woolen Co., 200 Monroe St., Chicago, which is a better position than the one he held so long. Incidentally it gets him nearer heaven. He is up on the 7th story.




Don’t forget the concert next Wednesday evening.


Ice cream sodas and sundaes at the Enterprise Fountain.


Ira Wolff of Neillsville drove up Wednesday after Mrs. Buker.


Old papers five cents a bundle, just the thing for your pantry shelves.


Mrs. F. W. Anderson spent a few days last week with friends at Tioga.


R. J. Wilson of New York is a guest at the home of  Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Bishop.


Get your souvenir postals with scenes of Greenwood and vicinity, at the Krause studio.


Mrs. Annie Colby and two children are making an extended visit in Milwaukee and Chicago.


Mrs. A. McCormick is enjoying a visit from her cousin Katherine Wilkinson of Oconomowoc.


George Alton came down from Stanley Saturday night to spend Sunday with his wife and family.


Adolph Schwarze returned to Burch’s store Monday morning after spending a week enjoying a vacation.


A postal card will bring you a catalog of Allen’s business Colleges at Eau Claire or Stevens Point.


Just received, one carload of windmills. Buy early before they are gone. - C. C. Hoehne Hardware Co.


Mrs. Harry Bryden and son Halford visited a few days this past week with her sister Mrs. P. E. Peterson.


Mrs. Allie Delaney and children left Thursday morning for Green Bay where they will visit her husband’s people.


Mrs. Maj. Spencer came down from Thorp Thursday to visit at the home of P. E. Peterson and wife for a few days.


There will be a dance given in the Cole district school house, July 27th, and everybody is cordially invited to attend.


The Greenwood Telephone Co. has run a complete metallic line from the central station to the power house at the dam. They expect soon to continue this still farther toward Withee.


Mrs. Bishop of Greenwood has been the guest of Mrs. F. M.  Maddocks. - Jackson County Journal. Mrs. Bishop returned home Monday via Neillsville having visited Camp Douglas also.


I have on hand five of the latest styles of organs which I will close out within the next thirty days at factory prices and on terms to suit the purchasers. - Chas. Cornelius, Neillsville, Wis.


Mrs. Louis Weber and little son returned to their home in Butternut yesterday morning after a visit with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. August Waseca, who live near the Janesville settlement.


Mrs. Harriet Andrews and Mrs. Albert Shanks and children of Greenwood, mother and sister of McK. Andrews, were visitors at the Andrews home in this city a few days last week. --  Colby Phonograph.


It has caused more laughs and dried more tears, wiped away more diseases and driven away more fears than any medicine in the world. Hollister’s Rocky Mountain Tea. 35 cents, Tea or Tablets. City Drug Store.


Norman Brown, who went to North Dakota with Elmer Brown of Christie returned to Greenwood Monday evening. The climate and especially the water failed to agree with him and he says he has enough of North Dakota for him.


Jos. Knop announces to the public that he will be found at the Anton Kristiansen shoe shop prepared to do custom shoe making, mending, etc. Workmanship, right prices and fair treatment guaranteed. Try him.


Mrs. F. M. Carter and Marion are enjoying a two weeks vacation with Mrs. Carter’s sister at Hayward. Now if we get a nice big mess of fish on their return we shall believe that Mrs.  (end of copy)


There will be no preaching service Sunday evening in the Methodist church, the pastor and congregation joining with the Presbyterians in their service at the latter’s church at that time. Pastor Presnall will preach at Longwood and Hemlock at the usual hours for these places on that day.


The Wisconsin Central Railway will run one of their popular excursions to St. Paul and Minneapolis Sunday, July 29th, round trip fare being only $3.00. Those going from Greenwood and Loyal will leave on the regular Saturday morning train arriving at Minneapolis at 5:30 and return Monday evening at 5:30 p. m.


Mrs. Hattie Richardson and two children of Loyal, accompanied by her brother F. L. Cowles and family of Oakfield, were pleasant callers at the Gleaner sanctum Saturday afternoon. This is Mr. Cowles’ first visit to our little city and he expressed himself as well pleased with its appearance and that of the surrounding country.


Herman Friess, who has been in North Dakota with his fast horses for three weeks past, reports the sale of his horse, "Progressive League" last week for $800. This horse had won three races. "Brace Girl," had won one race and on two other occasions had come in second. "Butcher Boy," has been sick and unable to enter the races. - Thorp Courier.


Ed. Buker has been under the doctor’s care at the hospital in Neillsville this past week, suffering, so it was first reported, from appendicitis. This however, is doubted by his friends here. He had ridden to Neillsville Wednesday on a bicycle and the opinion is more generally held that the hot sun with over exertion from riding when not used to it this season is responsible for his illness. His wife has been with him most of the week and reports state that the patient is well on the road to recovery, which will be pleasing news to his friends. His father, F. W. Buker of the West Side, was down to see him Sunday and found him doing nicely then.


A little love, a little wealth, A little home for you and me; It’s all I ask except good health, Which comes with Rocky Mountain Tea. City Drug Store.




Binder and mower for sale. Enquire at this office. 22tf


Farm for rent - Inquire of Mrs. H. W. Green at Claude Carter’s. 30p


Salesman wanted. Man with team and wagon to sell our goods in Clark County this fall. Write Barron Woolen Mill Co., Barron, Wis. 31c


Strayed - Holstein yearling heifer strayed from my place sometime in May; had small Swiss bell on and has my name in ear. Reward will be paid for information leading to her recover. - Andrew Johnson, Route 2, Greenwood.



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