News: Greenwood, Wis. (14 Sept. 1900)

Contact: Duane Horn 


Surnames: Fricke, Wilbur, Johnson, Vine, Clute, Webb, Bibby, Peaboy, Peabody, Franckenberg, Beyer, Jordan, Syth, Coburn, Cady, Cummings, Sperbeck, Radke, Churchill, Christiansen, Hart, Borseth, Bryden, Hull, Gustafson, Kubat, Klinke, Steiger, Decker, Rhea, Marvin, Day, Green, Pierce, Draper, Dreaper, Stevens, Schumacher, Hendrickson, Smith, Peterson, Baird, Grasshorn, Foster, Hendren, Rodges, Gruwell, Miller, Flower, Nelson, Boyce, Brownell, Campbell, Glass, Huntzicker, Holmes, Howard, Sheets, Hogue, Dawes, Pratt 

----Source: Greenwood Gleaner (Greenwood, Clark County, Wis.) 14 Sept. 1900 



Mrs. O. C. Fricke and Zura are taking in the Blue Ribbon Fair.


Born to Chas. Wilbur and wife, a little girl Sunday morning. Mother and child doing well.


Ole Johnson received a telegram Monday night that his daughter, Mrs. Jerry Vine of Ashland, was dying. Mr. Johnson and wife drove by livery to Abotsford the same night to catch the train.


The John S. Owens Lumber Co. lands for sale by C. H. Clute.


The ladies of the Thursday Club will serve meals at the Woodmen hall on Tuesday, Sept. 25th, the Woodmen's picnic day.


Mrs. A. Webb and daughter and two sons, of Galesville, are visiting with her brothers, the Bibbys and their families.


Clinton M. Peaboy was in Loyal Sunday.


W. Franckenberg received a visit Wednesday from his uncle Ernest Franckenberg, and wife of West Bend. He is a banker and this is his first visit to Greenwood.


August Beyer is taking in the state fair at Milwaukee this week.


A. E. Jordan is attending the Wisconsin state fair.


John Syth and wife left yesterday morning for their visit in Ontario.


The Coburn lands have been listed with the agency of C. H. Clute.


J. M. Cady of Hixton is spending the week with his sister, Mrs. Geo. Cummings.


R. Sperbeck and family took in the county fair yesterday.


A. F. Radke and family of Neillsville, took dinner Sunday with George Cummings and wife.


Dr. Churchill reports that Albert Christiansen had his face badly bruised and one of the bones of his right hand broken while handling a broncho last week.


E. G. and P. H. Hart, the former of Appleton and the latter of Chicago, took breakfast with I. E. Borseth yesterday. They are riding through to St. Paul on bicycles.


In a word received from Wales Bryden we learn that the family is now located, for the present at least, at 1009 Marion Street, Seattle, Wash. He says they are always anxious to learn the home news as they are pictured in the Gleaner.


The editor and wife took in the Republican rally in La Crosse Monday. Since coming home we learn that Paul Hull was also there from Stanley and took supper with the Greenwood boys attending the W.B.U. there, afterward attending the rally with them. It’s 16 to 1 the Elder will cast a pretty straight Republican ballot this November.


August Gustafson came into the office Wednesday bringing in $1.25 for two Johnson brothers who are now neighbors to him. He had loaned them his own Gleaner until they learned how valuable it was and they wanted it for themselves. Don't be afraid, friends, to speak a good word for the Gleaner.


Mrs. John Kubat of York, visited with her parents, F. J. Klinke and wife, last week.


August Steiger is building a new house on his farm on the West Side.


Otto Decker is with the procession on the West Side and has built him a substantial barn.


A. O. Rhea of Thorp, candidate for county superintendent of schools, spent a few days in the city this week enroute to Neillsville to attend the county fair.


The Ladies' Guild will meet with Mrs. Seward Marvin next Thursday afternoon.


Wilbur Day has left an ear of corn in this office that has the shape of a person's hand.


Ernest Green, accompanied by his cousin Alfred Pierce of Madison, drove up Friday for a short visit with Miss Green.


Minnie Draper took the train for Greenwood Saturday evening where she will attend school the ensuing year. - Tribune.


The Thursday Club meets next Tuesday with Mrs. P. M. Stevens at 2 o'clock. Business of importance is on the program.


O. H. Schumacher, formerly of La Farge, Wis., nephew of C. M. Peabody came to the city Friday to take a position as clerk in H. w. Hunt's store, and will commence in his new place Monday morning.


Little Ruth Hendrickson entertained four of her little friends at her fourth birthday party Wednesday afternoon. The four were Alta and Cecil Smith, Everett Peterson and Pearl Baird.


A meeting is called at the council rooms for Monday evening at 7:30 to take steps towards organizing a local Republican club. All who are interested in the success of the Republican party this fall are asked to be present.


Carl Grasshorn and N. C. Foster were in town Wednesday. Mr. Foster is going to build a building 35x72 feet, between the lime house and the Big Store sheds, which will be rented by Mr. Grasshorn for his creamery and cheese factory. Work will be commenced as soon as possible. Mr. Foster believes Greenwood has a bright future and is doing the lion's share toward making it a bright future. Would that a few others had as much faith in Greenwood.


Mrs. W. T. Hendren is visiting friends in Spencer.


Free Rodges was up from Christie Tuesday and was a Gleaner caller.


Otto Gruwell is reported to have caught two bears in a trap near his place last Thursday.


Ross Miller returned to his school duties at Appleton last Friday.


R. M. Campbell and Robert Glass were up from the county seat Friday.


The four month's old boy of J. W. Flower, at Warner's corners, died early yesterday morning.


Clara Huntzicker and Helen Holmes of Greenwood, were the guest of the latter's sister, Mrs. Howard last week -- Rep. and Press.


School Affairs


The senior class have organized, and held their first meeting last Friday evening at the home of Daisy Sheets. The adopted the name of G. H. S. S. S. S. for their class. Officers were elected as follows; Daisy Sheets, pres.; Stella Hogue, treas; Emma Dawes, critic, and Pearl Pratt, sec.


By recent ruling of the H. S. board, children under six years of age are not permitted to enter the primary department.


The new scholars this year are: Gerda Nelson, Buy Boyce, Marian Dreaper and Horace Brownell.


Marion Draper of Loyal, is taking up the work of the fourth year and other studies she has not had.




On and after Sept. 15th the Conroy Co. will run their store on a strictly cash basis and all those owing the company will please pay their accounts promptly. 

All former patrons will find it to their advantage to pay cash for goods; and we will endeavor to give good satisfaction and special inducements to them for cash payments. 

The Conroy Co City Drug Store.




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