News: Greenwood Gleaner (4 Jan 1906)

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----Sources: Greenwood Gleaner, Greenwood, Wis., 4 Jan 1906

G. W. Fulwiler, Jr. of Marshfield came Sunday to spend New Years with his grandparents.

The young people had a fine time on the ice last Wednesday night over near Seth Chapel's.

Mr. Johnson, whom we reported on the sick list, has so far recovered so he can be up and around.

Norman Shafer and family and their holiday guests drove on a sight seeing trip to Neillsville last Wednesday.

Earl Garvin and sister Mildred attended the wedding of their cousin near Neillsville on Christmas night.

George Schacht, wife and boys of Trent, Washington county spent the past week with friends and relatives.

HOME GLEANINGS No. 1 Volume 16 With this issue of the Greenwood Gleaner.

Come to this office for your chattel mortgages.

Foster Lumber Co., lands for sale by C. H. Clute.

School begins next Monday for the winter term.

Come to the Gleaner office for colored mounting board.

Going to build? See Connor Retail Lumber Co., Marshfield.

Mrs. S. S. Damon is spending the past week with friends in Spencer.

The Ladies Aid society will with Mrs. Bowen Friday afternoon, Jan. 5th.

The John S. Owen lands in town 27-2 and 27-1 west, for sale by C. H. Clute.

Mable Bishop is receiving a visit from a friend, C. H. Ball, of Rhinelander.

Shoemaker Kristiansen spent several days last week with his family at Withee.

Do you know of anyone not taking the Gleaner? This is a good time for beginning.

Homer Root of Neillsville spent a couple of days the first of the week in Greenwood.

E. T. Burch's residence has recently had a hot water heating plant installed by G. W. Bishop.

Ocie and Vera Randall of Marshfield are spending the week with their Greenwood friends.

Jos. Knob and family have moved into the upper part of the Phillips house occupied by John Melzer.

Myrtle Parker is down from Perkinstown visiting her numerous relatives and friends in this section.

Rev. A. S. Covert expects to fill all his appointments on the Greenwood circuit as usual next Sunday.

Olive Hansen of Neillsville is spending the holidays with her cousins at the home of Mrs. Mary Larson.

Dr. J. C. Baker is able to be up and out doors a little. He has been confined to the house since Thanksgiving day.

Mr. and Mrs. L. J. Randall of Marshfield were the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Green on Christmas. - Loyal Tribune.

E. B. Kihn and Harry Brown were over from Loyal Monday to attend Masonic lodge, the latter taking his first lessons.

County Supt. A. O. Rhea went to Milwaukee yesterday to attend the State Teachers Association meeting. - Thorp Courier.

C. M. Hunt and family are now domiciled under their own vine and fig tree, having moved into their own home last week.

The Greenwood representatives at the state university, Genevieve Loft and Rose Bowen, returned to Madison Tuesday morning.

Sophia Watenphul, or Augusta, and cousin, Clara Huntzicker of Greenwood were visiting friends in town Friday. - Fairchild Observer.

Another good snow storm Thursday, about six inches falling - and as has occurred before it piled itself up the next day to keep warm.

Have you some thing you don't need and could as well sell cheap as not? Advertise it in the Public Notice Column. Some one wants it.

A. C. Keehn who has been spending the past two years or more around Greenwood, has gone to Washington, going first to his old home in Nebraska.

John Steiger of the West Side has been spending the holidays with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. August Steiger. He is attending school at Elkhart Lake.

Stella Hogue returned to her school duties at Dorchester Monday accompanied by her sister Nellie. The latter will visit at Medford before returning.

Dr. and Mrs. C. H. Brown are receiving a visit from the Doctor's brother and sister, Martin and Anna Brown, of Rockford, Ill. They arrived Friday morning.

The annual meeting of the Thursday club will be held on the afternoon of January 11 and every member is urged to be present. They will meet with Mrs. Harry Mead.

Ione Taylor came over from Loyal last Friday to spend a few days with Gladice Cummings. She returned Tuesday accompanied by Gladice who will visit there a few days.

A bright little Miss is report at the home of Dan Stoneburg, an early Christmas present presented by his wife on Dec. 20th. Mother and child and father are all doing well.

Mrs. Harry Bryden and Halford returned yesterday morning to Butternut. Harry is running camp near there for Roddis people, the camp that Andy Anderson ran last year.

Chas. H. Cummings who has been working at Stratford, is home with his family and may remain home the rest of the winter. "Gosh dum it," it seems kinder natural like to see him around.

Chris. Kippenhan returned Monday evening from a business trip to Marshfield and Park Falls. At the latter place he visited his son J. N. and family, whom he reports well and contented.

Glen Armstrong and Herb White went to Fond du Lac Monday to take examination with a view to entering railroad service as brakemen. Hugh Meek returned to his work at the same time.

It invigorates, strengthens and builds up. It keeps you in condition physically, mentally and morally. That's what Hollister's Rocky Mountain Tea will do. 35 cents, Tea or Tablets. City Drug Store.

Fireman John Melzer of the Central is laid up at home with sickness which is supposed to be the result of his getting hurt some two months ago when he got caught between the engine and the turn table in Marshfield.

Herman Friess shipped two cars of live stock from Eau Claire to Chicago last week. He also visited the Fat Stock Show at the Chicago Stock Yards which he says exceeds all former exhibitions in that line. - Thorp Courier.

Will Oelig tried his hand again at butter making last week, he taking care of the Zetsche-Schlingsog creamery on the West Side while the latter gentleman enjoyed a Christmas vacation with relatives in the southern part of the county.

Ella Larson who has been laid up for the past several weeks with sciatic rheumatism, went back to her school in the Boe district the first of the week. Her mother went out with her and the two will do light housekeeping in a part of Mr. Boe's house.

The following young people attended the dance at Christie Monday evening: Mr. and Mrs. Otto Anderson, Misses Lottie Larson, Olive Hansen, Alta Booth, Pearl Shanks, Messrs. Philo Mead, Harry Hartson, Will Oelig, Homer Rand, Walter Stabnaw and C. P. Brick.

The citizens surprised Grandma Marvin a week ago Saturday night with a purse of money for her taxes, the gift of the men folks, while the ladies gave their gift in the form of a pound offering. The recipient was more than pleased and wishes to express through the Gleaner her heartfelt thanks to the givers.

D. J. Shanks, who formerly conducted a meat market here, renewed old acquaintances among us Christmas day. Dave is running Armour's meat car up in the copper country. He informs us that Ross Baird, who worked for him here, is now married, and has a good job inspecting meat for Armours. - Park Falls Herald.

Bob Sleighs - Light and heavy made of A No. 1 material and warranted to give satisfaction. Get them here and patronize home industry. Albert Huber, Greenwood, Wis.

Mr. and Mrs. R. M. Campbell of Neillsville were the guests of Rev. and Mrs. W. T. Hendren for a day or two last week. "Uncle Bob," as they call him looks "hale and hearty" in appearance: but he is all the time well aware that he cannot "swim rivers and climb mountains," as in former days.

Otto Behrens should have good luck this year, if the rule of opposites proves true. Monday afternoon he bought a large horse from M. Mathison of the town of Eaton and drove it home, it being apparently lively and well as any horse. Before he got it tied in the stall the animal keeled over dead - heart trouble, probably.

A regular old-fashioned spelling bee was held in the high school last Friday, between seniors and freshmen and sophomores and juniors. The classes all indulged in the exercise until four candidates - one from each class - were finally chosen to enter battle royal. After a wordy warfare Miss Emma Marth won out for the seniors and was declared the victor. - Neillsville Times.

P. M. Stevens received word yesterday morning from H. J. Miller of Seattle, Wash., stating that his mother had died Tuesday and would leave there Saturday for Greenwood where the remains will be buried in the family lot. Mary Miller will be remembered by the older settlers of the county. She was the wife of Edward Miller who was scalded to death in a saw mill near Hatfield several years ago.

The Greenwood merchants had no cause for complaint over the holiday trade this year. E. T. Burch and Fricke Rossman Co., both state that their trade exceeded that of previous years and that never before were they so completely cleaned up on holiday goods. The same is practically the case with the Big Store, and their trade was easier to handle in that it was spread over a longer period instead of waiting until the last week, making it easier to handle the business and enabled them to do the larger amount. Arends & Steffen have been here only a few months and could not compare this year's business with other years. However they were well pleased with the season's business.

Last summer a pair of sewing machine agents canvassed the farming country in this vicinity. They sold a number of machines, taking in part payment any old sewing machine the purchaser might have. In each case the agents allowed from $25 to $30 for the machine and required the purchasers to sign an agreement to pay $60 for the new machine. At the bottom of the agreement, below the purchaser's signature, was a statement that a certain sum of money had been allowed on the contract or the old machine. These are now turning up for collection but they are minus the last mentioned clause and are simply a contract to pay $60 for a sewing machine, and the worst of it is that the signers have to pay it. The Clarion can only repeat the warning it has given before - sign nothing for a stranger. - Abbotsford Clarion

You will not find beauty in rouge pot or complexion whitewash. True beauty comes to them only that take Hollister's Rocky Mountain Tea. It is a wonderful tonic and beautifier. 35 cents Tea or Tablets. City Drug Store.

Attention.

Does your buggy, surry, cutter, or automobile need varnishing or repainting? If so remember that the undersigned is the only strictly first class and up to date carriage painter in this section of the country; that my paint shop is the largest, best equipped and most complete shop in northern Wisconsin and I am prepared to repair your vehicles summer or winter. Satisfaction guaranteed or no pay. Prices reasonable. Carriage trimming and sign work a specialty. For further information see Krause & Braun or Frank Carter. When in the city give us a call. Correspondence solicited. Sincerely yours, -- Ira J. Wolf. The up to date Carriage Painter, with Wolf & Korman, Neillsville, Wis.

M.E. Announcements.

Services in M. E. churches, Jan 7; Shanks, 11 a.m.; Christie, 2:30 p.m.; Greenwood, 7:30 p.m. A. Subject, Ambition. All are invited to attend these services. - C. O. Presnall, Pastor.

Three little babes were nestled in bed, "I'll name William, Willie and Bill," mother said; Wide was her smile, for triplets they be, She lays her good luck to Rocky Mountain Tea. (Great baby medicine.) City Drug Store.

 

 


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