News: Greenwood, Wis. (21 Sept. 1900)

Contact: Duane Horn 


Surnames: Fahey, Foster, Russel, Swetland, Mead, Teatz, Hartson, Korman, Braun, Goodwin, Moore, Foust, Smith, Rossman, Vosler, Vine, Doern, Noetzel, Williams, Hunt, Hendren, Bailey, Burnside, Shanks, McPherson, Schofield, Stoneberg, Wood, Cox, Day, Persons, Behrens, Cummings, Wollenberg, Thorn, Scafe, Decker, Wigderson, Peabody, Borseth, Dingley, Brown, Watson, Palms, Peck, Hogue, Pagenkopf, Noah, Snider, Loft, Lucas, Franckenberg, Larson, Drummond, Youngs, McMahon, Walters 

----Source: Greenwood Gleaner (Greenwood, Clark County, Wis.) 21 Sept. 1900  



Ed Fahey has engaged with the N. C. Foster Lumber Co., to cook for them the year round.


Arthur Russel of Augusta, was an over Sunday guest of Jessie Swetland.


Mrs. Harry Mead was down from the farm Monday.


Robert Teatz and family visited Saturday and Sunday with Grandma Hartson.


Susie Korman of Neillsville, returned home Tuesday morning after a visit at the home of Chris Braun, up in the Braun settlement.


Popple river causes all sorts of trouble now that the improvements are being made at the bridge. Fording is the mode of crossing and occasionally it furnishes considerable adventure for travelers. The other day Wm Goodwin ran against a rock which threw his milk cans into the river. He got back all but three and those he got back in a day or so with the vigilance of Sam Smith and Steve Moore.


John Foust and wife are visiting among their old neighbors in Grant county. They made the trip by horse and buggy.


Mrs. Angeline Rossman left for Superior Monday.


Mrs. Thos. Vosler returned Thursday from a visit in Mondovi.


Adolph Rossman was over from Beaver Monday to see his mother off.


White Pekin ducks for sale by Mrs. Thomas Vine, Greenwood, Wis.


Paul Rossman, Jr., came home Thursday from a several months' sojourn in Oregon. He speaks highly of the west. He will visit here for a month or so.


C. H. Doern and family of Marshfield, spent the first of the week with his brother-in-law, J. M. Burnside and family.


A. H. Noetzel has purchased the lot south of Mrs. Bailey's and intends to erect a building for both a business and dwelling place. His barber shop will be specially built for that purpose.


Albert and George Williams of Elroy, visited over Sunday with their father, J. R. Williams.


C. M. Hunt has resigned his place with the Gibson Co. at Perkinstown and is home. The shutting down of the Shaw tannery is proving a set back to that town.


Rev. W. T. Hendren will preach in the chapel on twenty-six road Sunday at 3 o'clock.


Dave Shanks is building the Foster depot at Tioga.


Mrs. Charles McPherson of Veefkind, visited Mrs. Schofield over Sunday.


Bert Stoneberg and wife rejoice over the birth of a girl, which occurred Saturday noon.


Otto Behrens, Chas Cummings, and Larry Fahey have gone to Chelsea to work in the woods.


Chas. and Fred Persons came down from Rib Lake Sunday for a couple of days' visit with their parents who are visiting in town.


Chas Wollenberg went to Medford Tuesday.


Mrs. E. H. Wood of Janesville spent from Friday to Monday with Mrs. Ruby Day.


Ernest Cox spent Sunday and Monday at home with his family.


H. P. Persons and wife of Reedsburg are visiting with their daughter, Mrs. Wm Thorn.


Rev. C. R. Scafe of Chicago, will preach Sunday morning at 11 o'clock and in the evening at 7:30 in the Baptist church. He comes with a view to locating if all is agreeable.


Herman Decker and E. Wigderson are up at Ladysmith this week.


C. M Peabody has resigned his position with H. W. Hunt and gone to Loyal to take charge of the Tribune.


E. E. Borseth had moved into his new quarters in the Shanks building two doors north of the postoffice. This gives him much more room for his increasing trade in the restaurant and bakery.


Alfred Dingley and men are at work building a house for D. M. Watson, the dairyman.


Allie Schofield went to Chicago from Freeport Monday to resume her musical studies at the Kelso Conservatory.


Mrs. Nancy Brown and family are living in the house next to the creamery.


R. Schofield went to Perkinstown Saturday for Hugh who expects to return to Chicago soon.


Because of the lack of room, we regret that we are obliged to leave out many item of interest this issue.


Postmaster Hartson has a crew of carpenters at work raising the north wing of his house another story and a kitchen built on the east side of this. W. H. Palms, E. C. Peck and Harry Hogue are doing the work.


Fred Pagenkopf passed through town Friday on his way home from a visit with his daughter Mrs. S. Noah. We understand that as he was coming on the west approach to Black river bridge he met a man on a bicycle who, as he was riding past one the horses received a kick from the animal which knocked him off his wheel against the railing. No serious results, however.


A. L. Snider returned Saturday evening from Eau Claire, where he has been consulting his lawyer concerning his damage case against the old Hutchinson Cooperage Co. The company has carried the case to the United States court of appeals, where it will be tried this fall.


J. M. Palms came over from Tioga the first of the week and brought over a water melon he raised on his place which weighs 45 pounds. It measures 41 inches in circumference and 48 the long way round. It is on exhibition now in the postoffice.


Greenwood and vicinity was well represented in attendance at the county fair. It would be almost out of the question to give a complete list of those present.


Greenwood has reason to congratulate itself on the excellent showing made by her public school pupils--in the county exhibit at the fair--and it is claimed that the school exhibit was the best feature of the fair this year. The following awards were given to Greenwood work: Jennie Loft, first premium on history; Mable Lucas, first on physical geography; Irma Palms, second on botany; Arthur Franckenberg, first of 8th grade composition; Alvin Larson, second on 8th grade composition; Vera Drummond, first on 6th grade composition; Nellie Youngs, second on 6th grade composition; Grace McMahon, first premium on original poem. Miss Walters, who had charge of the school exhibit, sent word that she had kept the best of the work for exhibition at the Buffalo Exposition. She also desires that here all the best of high school work be saved.




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