News: Greenwood (24 Oct. 1882)

Contact: Crystal Wendt

Surnames: Thomas, Pfaff, Johnson, Jones, Pfeifer, Schofield, Phippin, Copeland, Freeman, Coggins, Bowen, Andrews, Armstrong, Thompson, Root, Rossman, Bryden, Emerson

----Sources: Neillsville Times (Neillsville, Clark County, Wis.) 24 Oct. 1882

Greenwood - 24 Oct. 1882

Editors Times: Dr. Thomas’ new goods, the result of careful selection, are now arriving. He has purchased a large stock in his line and can fill your bill to the best advantage.

A. S. has added to his family and it become necessary for him to enlarge his building, which he is doing by putting an addition on the south side.

To speak of the new goods that are arriving for our dealers, we hardly known where to begin there are so many arriving.

L. O. Pfaff commenced here about a year ago with a razor, shaving mug and a cake of soap as his stock in trade, but with a steady purpose and, close attention to business, he had added a fine stock of fruit, tobaccos, confectionery, etc., and is doing fully his share of trade.

Jones Bros. & Johnson are piling in the new goods in great abundance ready for the fall and winter trade, which is our harvest.

Brown & Hunt are also stocking up for the winter with a choice stock of dry goods, groceries, boots and shoes, hats and caps, etc. They are doing a good business.

H. M. Weston is not to be found napping, but fully alive to the wants of the times. He has a handsome stock displayed upon his shelves in his old quarters.

P. M. Stevens, anticipating the wants of his many customers, has just bought an immense stock of robes, Blankets, and all kinds of ha?ness material, and can fit you out with greater ease and comfort then ever before. His increasing trade has caused him to employ another experience workman. Go to him for blankets, for he has got the boss.

Frank Pfeifer, the meat market man is putting up an addition to make room for his wares and merchandise.

R. Schofield has been absent for a week in Dakota and will remain some time yet.

Mrs. Mary Phippin, from New York, is now stopping with Mrs. Schofield, being her schoolmate is earlier days. Miss Phippin is an accomplished lady besides being an artist, whose attainment only years of persistent labor can attain. She stands high in her profession and will give lessons in her art what time she may be here. She also has some of her paintings for sale, several of her pictures reaching $100. They are charming to the appreciative mind, and a study of which one never tires.

Capt. F. A. Copeland, of La Crosse, is in town looking after his logging interests.

A freeman, from Valparaiso, Ind., is up here on his annual trip. He is a lover of Clark County, its forests and bounding game. Who is there with a soul do devoid of life that does not love the wild forest, filled with game as nature ordered.

Sanford Coggins, of Neillsville, who has charge of building Eaton’s three houses, in heard with hammer both early and late and is doing a fine job.

Mrs. Libbie Bowen, of Columbus, daughter of Rev. G. C. Andrews, is here again for a visit, and is a welcome guest to our village.

Three members each of the Greenwood and Neillsville Gun Clubs will shoot a match game with six of the Merrillan club. The shooting will take place on the Neillsville fairgrounds, Wednesday, Oct. 25th.

Logging prospects are booming this way; some of those in this vicinity who have heavy contracts for the coming winter a

Re: W. J. Armstrong, Thompson & Root, Philip Rossman, S. M. Andrews, Jas. Bryden, Andrew Emerson, and Robert Schofield.

Weather fine, business good, and the county flourishing.

John Shanks has moved into town and is now a full fledged Greenwood man, seeking out convenient places to make a dollar or two.

Steve Andrews shoed the writer the biggest beet that ever grew in Clark County.

Von Goth.



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