News: Greenwood Gleaner #2 (20 Dec 1906)
Contact: Arlene Peil
Surnames: Hunt, Klinke, Hartson, Ketchpaw, Potter, Haglund, Thompson, Swenson, Booth, Fisher, Pfunder, Masters, Palms, Kippenhan, Austin, Randall, Joseph, Kurth, Irvine, Fricke, Huntzicker, Draper, Jackson, Hollister, Dunlap, Warner, Miller, McCabe, Johnson, Larson, Bowen, Rossman, Bushman, Stabnaw, Mead
----Source: Greenwood Gleaner (Greenwood, Clark Co., Wis.) 12/20/1906
High School Notes
Editors: Ralph Thompson, ?07, Helen Klinke, ?08, Velma Hartson, ?09, Don Hunt, ?10
We hope no one will forget the "Height Social" which is to be given by the Literary society next Thursday evening. Don?t forget to make yourself as tall as possible to help a good cause along.
The F.R.E.S.H.M.E.N. met with Miss Ruth Larson Tuesday of last week. Four of the boys were present but the rest must have been having class meeting outside. They probably were intending to go but got "cold feet" when they reached the house. Next time you had better go in, boys, as there will be election of officers. At one of the meetings two of the boys had class meeting in the pine trees. They?ll get over that. The freshmen have one sophomore now and he makes two or three boys but they need more.
The Literary society will give the following program next Thursday evening - tonight:
Song - 158,
Recitation - Beatrice Ketchpaw,
Pantomine - Iva Moore and Frances Potter,
Music quartette - Eben Ketchpaw, Arthur Haglund, Mr. Austin and Ralph Thompson.
Recitation - Alida Swenson,
Cantata - Altah Booth, Alida Swenson and Miss Fisher,
Violin Duet - Alex Legualt and Elsie Pfunder,
Dialogue - Eben Ketchpaw, Alex Legualt, Dora Masters and Harry Palms,
Music - quartette,
Recitation - Hilda Kippenhan,
Song - 324
The last program given was well attended and well rendered. Mr. Austin addressed the visitors for a few minutes. This was one of the charming features.
Some of the Freshmen seem to have a charming influence on most of the members of the Sophomores. Some say it is brown hair and dark eyes and some light hair and blue eyes.
Merril Randall of Mauston visited the high school Friday morning and Monday afternoon.
About eleven of the high school pupils drove to Loyal Friday evening and attended the basket social there. We heard some of them say Monday that they were "awaiting developments." Developments of what?
Old papers five cents a bundle, just the thing for your pantry shelves.
The Cost to the Candidates
Most of the candidates at the recent election have turned in their statements of their expenses in the primary and general election. The figures are interesting in many ways.
R. A. Masters, candidate for sheriff, spent $60.68 in the primary and $293.00 in the general election. In the general $226.50 went for cigars, refreshments, etc. Sol. Jaseph, candidate for sheriff, $61 in the primary and $120.50 in the general. His contribution to the campaign fund was $20, cigars, and incidentals $65.
Chas. Cornelius, in his race for the nomination for treasurer, spent $106, and at the general election $231, $25 being to the campaign fund. Robt. Kurth, candidate for the same office, spent $119.50 at both elections. W. S. Irvine spent $226.33 in his race for election.
Oscar Fricke, register of deeds, spent $174, of which $40 was to the campaign fund.
John Huntzicker, candidate for clerk, contributed $40 to the campaign fund, his total expenditure being $103.75.
F. W. Draper, in seeking the office of clerk of the court, spent $68, of which $40 was campaign contribution.
It cost F. M. Jackson $11.60 to get the nomination for assembly and $46.87 to secure the election, $25 of which was contributed to the campaign fund. - Neillsville Times.
Floods the body with warm, glowing vitality, makes the nerves strong, quickens circulation, restores natural vigor, makes you feel like one born again. Hollister?s Rocky Mountain Tea. 35 cents. - City Drug Store.
Rev. L. A. Dunlap, Mount Vernon, Mo., says: "My children were afflicted with a cough resulting from measles, my wife with a cough that had prevented her sleeping more or less for five years, and Warner?s White Wine of Tar has cured them all."
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Lynn Miller of Tacoma, Wash., Dec. 12th, a daughter. Mother, daughter and father are doing well. Congratulations.
C. W. McCabe, who left a short time since for Webaux, Montana, in a letter home, says that he is well satisfied with the country there and that he has taken a home stead and expects soon to have his family with him again. We wish him success. - Loyal Tribune.
Wenatchee, Wash., Dec. 6, 1906, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Johnson, Greenwood Wis., Dear Friends: I will try to write you a few lines though I am too nervous to write but I won?t wait any longer. We have all been sick with colds since we came here, the climate and water don?t agree with me at all. I never saw it colder in Wisconsin through the month of Nov. than it has been here. The first three days of the month was awful dry and dusty, then it began to rain and a little west of us they has great floods. It has rained and snowed the most of the time since. The mountains has been covered with snow all the time and some in the valley. This morning it began to snow about 7 o?clock and at noon there is 8 inches and it is still coming. You can?t beat that in Wisconsin.
Wenatchee is in a valley on the Columbia river, surrounded by mountains. It is composed of sage brush, rocks, sand and rascals. This town is on a boom and it has got more land sharks and boomers than honest citizens. It costs about as much again to live here as it does there. Rent is very high here, we pay $10 per month for a small 4-room house and $1.50 a month for water. Pine wood costs $7 per cord, fir wood $7.50, hardwood isn?t to be had, coal is $9.50 per ton. Eggs 40c a dozen, butter 35c a pound, kerosene 25c per gallon, other things average about the same. On the west between the city and the mountain the soil is pretty fair and not much stones. There is where they raise their fruit. There is I should judge between 2 and 3000 acres to fruit, apples, cherries pears and peaches. But it is all raised by irrigation, can?t grow beans without it. They don?t get any rain here in the summer. Everything dries up and dies without irrigation. First class fruit is higher here than it is there. The apples are all sorted here and boxed. Apples that are bruised or worm holes in them goes in the cull pile. Them you can buy for 25c to 50c a box. The best No. 1 cost from 41 to $2 per box. They are shipped from here by car loads. Besides they have several thousand bushels here in cold storage for spring shipment. But they have not got as good flavor as the eastern fruit. I never saw such large fruit as they raise here, apples 17 inches in circumference, weighing 2 lbs. and 13 ozs. I have seen lots of apples here that I could not eat more than one at a time.
Wages are $2.25 to $2.50 per day for common labor. Carl says he is coming back. My wife wants to come back and we may start any time for I don?t like it here a little bit. Land is cheap, as you can see, from $300 to $1000 for one acre.
I will wait till morning and report the snow fall. Dec. 7 - well, it quit snowing last evening with a fall of 10 inches for one day. There is 4 or 5 steam boats that run from here up the river 90 miles. They can?t go down any farther for the rapids and rocks.
Saw Anthony Larson here about three weeks ago. He has sold his homestead up the river and he said he was going to Alberta, Canada, to get another homestead. He went from here to Everett, Wash., on Puget Sound.
It is 165 miles from here to Seattle, 173 to Spokane. Green is still working for the Columbia River Lumber Co. They are all getting fat but me. Baby is growing like a weed and she is such a sweet little babe. If it wasn?t for Belle and the baby I would start back right off but I hate to leave them for I don?t think I would ever see them again. Let us hear from you. Your friend, -- A. H. Shoemaker.
Council rooms, Greenwood, Wis., Dec. 18, 1906. Moved that all flat rates be discontinued after Jan 1, 1907, and all lights be placed on meter rate, meters to be furnished by the city. The following vote was taken: Ayes - E. Bowen, E. J. Rossman, John Bushman, Henry F. Stabnaw, Harry Mead. Carried.
There are cheap tar preparations put up under names similar to Warner?s White Wine of Tar, that costs the dealers about seven cents a bottle and sold for twenty-five cents. The old story, you?ve heard it, "Something just as good." Don?t be fooled, insist on having Warner?s White Wine of Tar, the Best Cough Remedy on Earth.
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