News: Greenwood  (7 Mar 1907) 


Contact:  Laurel Bragstad



Surnames:   Aikens, Armstrong, Bishop, Blumenstein, Bryden, Cota, Davis, Dill, Dingley, Foster, Francis, Graves, Hartson, Hewett, Hogue, Howard, Krause, McKerrow, Melzer,  Moore, Morgan, Morrison, Mortimer, Norris, Oelig, Radke, Rhea, Rossman, Sheets, Smith, Stabnaw, Sturtz, Svanod, Thompson, Thrapp


----Source:  Greenwood Gleaner (Greenwood, Clark County, WI)  3/7/1907



Miss Agnes Norris has returned hoe after two weeks pleasantly spent in Waupaca.


Mrs. Sheila Mortimer of York Center is the guest of her sister, Mrs. Celia Norris for a few days.


Mrs. E.K. Sheets has gone to the cities to purchase the most stylish head wear for the season.


Several from this city and vicinity attended the funeral of James Hewett at Neillsville Wednesday.


Mrs. Gratia Morrison drove to Neillsville Friday, paying Mr. and Mrs. W.L. Smith a visit.


There will be services in Norwegian in the Baptist church Sunday afternoon at two o’clock by Rev. Svanod.


Mrs. John Bryden received a pleasant call Sunday from Mrs. A.A. Graves and Mrs. A. Blumenstein of Loyal.


Ray Howard is nursing a bruised head, the result of a fall from a load of hay—a narrow escape from a fatal injury.


It may be said of A. Krause and his slightly disfigured features, that thereby hangs a tale—a Sunday tipover experience.


Mrs. Mary Dingley and daughter returned Tuesday from a few days spent with Norman at the Marshfield hospital.


Word from Mrs. G.W. Bishop, who has been at Camp Douglas the past two weeks, states that her mother is showing improvement.


Programs are out for the annual closing Farmers’ Institute, to be held at Mauston Mar. 12-14, Supt. Geo. McKerrow, Madison, conductor.


Frank Morgan of Oshkosh, a businessman, ran across an old friend in the shape of Geo. Thompson Wednesday.


F. W. Sturtz, wife and two sons arrived from northwestern Iowa Saturday to take up a piece of unimproved land in section 27, the Braun settlement. With them came Julius Dill who has also bought in section 32, town 28.


County Superintendent of Schools O. A. Rhea was in Greenwood Friday and Saturday. And interesting interview with him on educational matters will appear next week. Mr. Rhea is a candidate for re-election and will have little or no opposition.


J.W. Francis has leased his farm two miles southeast of Greenwood, to Louis Radke of Curtiss for three years, and after an auction sale next week will take his family to central Wisconsin and Canada for a lengthy visit with friends and relatives.


R.F. Cota has resigned his position as engineer at the city power plant, his resignation being due, he states, to a much needed rest from the wear of confining night work. Supt. L.A. Thrapp states that he has not yet found a man to take the place of Mr. Cota.


Miss Ruth E. Aikins of our city has purchased a silver spangled Hamburg rooster of Mrs. Fred Davis of Granton. The bird is a fine specimen of the breed, being a blue ribbon winner at the Clark county fair, also at the Marshfield fair, and the young lady has good reasons to be very proud of her Mr. Chanticleer.


An alarm of fire was given Wednesday morning at about half past eight, and promptly responded to by the city fire department, which, however, did not bring the hose into play, although it was connected and steam gotten up in a giffy. The fire, which resulted from a burning flue in the home of Mrs. Matilda Hogue, adjoining the Woodman hall, was extinguished before it did much damage.


A.S. Armstrong has purchased a part of the Hubbell dray outfit and will carry the mails, and run the Greenwood House bus, and a general baggage and dray business in connection with his livery. This extension of business requires another team for dray work and he is accordingly in the market for one weighing about 1400 pounds. Prompt service, he says, is to be his motto. Herman Melzer will continue as teamster in his service.


The annual meeting of stockholders of the "Big Store" occurred Monday afternoon, which was attended by Pres. N.C. Foster of Fairchild and J.A. Foster of Chicago, a special train coming up for them. A resident member of the company reports the stockholders as well pleased with the reports for the past year. The inventory of stock on hand is reported to have been the most thorough the store has ever had.


Wellen Hartson is reported as having left high school, intending to hoe his own row in the world from now on. Here is success, Wellen, from all the high school.


The following have been appointed as editors for the high school by the president of the Literary society: Harold Stabnaw ’10; Beatrice Howard ’09; Roy Rossman ’08’ Ivy Moore ’07.


Two members of the Freshman class are reported as having visited the program given by Mrs. Oelig’s room Friday. How was the program, boys?


The Sophomores were glad to welcome Miss Velma Hartson into their class once more, after a four weeks absence. Although lame yet, she is still "smiling Velma."



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