News: Greenwood Gleaner (1 Feb 1906)

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----Sources: Greenwood Gleaner, Greenwood, Wis., 1 Feb 1906

The New Post Officers.

The new officers of John A. Eaton Post No. 213 G. A. R., were installed at Post hall, Saturday afternoon, Jan. 27th, as follows:

T. R. Vine, S. V. C.

Wm. Dutcher, J. V. C.

John Booth, Adjutant.

Jesse Crane, Surgeon.

J. L. Pratt, Chaplain.

Carl Recheleu, Quartermaster.

John Faust, O. D.

John Sanford, O. G.

John Blecha, S. M.

J. A. Scovel, O. M. S.

Following the installation rations were served by Mesdames Thos. Vine, John Booth, Pashel Wallis, Puul Rossman and John Shanks. The rations, however, did not include hardtack, but was a feast for civilians.

The roster of the camp now includes twenty-four members, which keeps the list the same as last year.

*** Arnold Abbe, the West Side cheese maker, returned Saturday evening from his visit to Green county, his former home.

Mrs. Inez Hart of Nasonville visited her cousins, John Stanton and Mrs. L. Howe, a few days last week, returning home Saturday.

Mrs. Millie Smith came up from Black River Falls Saturday to help care for her sister, Mrs. John Hubble and her new son.

Oscar Fricke and family drove up Sunday for a short visit with relatives and friends, returning to Neillsville Monday afternoon.

As will be noticed by their ad, the Royal Neighbors are planning a dance to be held in Woodman hall Friday evening, Feb. 16th.

Mrs. James Fradette and son John Hastings left Monday for Shell Lake to visit with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Mack and family.

Rev. A. S. Covert was unable to be here last Sunday on account of sickness. His appointment at Rutger chapel was filled by Rev. W. T. Hendren.

A. F. Sheets came home Monday evening from Rib Lake, the camp he has been in having gotten through with their cutting for this season.

Editor Ross, of the Loyal Tribune, was a pleasant caller today. He is rounding up delinquents in this neck of the county. - Colby Phonograph.

Geo. Einfeldt and Milo Anderson took two loads of Baptist young people out to call on Ella Brown Saturday evening. They took refreshments with them and all had a good time.

Miss Pearl Hart returned from Greenwood, Saturday, where she has been staying for the past few months. She intends staying home for a while now. Cleveland item in Fairchild Observer.

Services in the Baptist church on Sunday, February 4th. The theme of the morning services will be, "Purity of Speech;" the theme of the evening service, "The Threefold Office Work of the Holy Spirit."

If you have a neighbor who is borrowing your paper and getting his reading that way, just give tell him it is not too late to subscribe yet. He'll get it in his own home fifty-two times for $1.25. He'll enjoy it.

Presiding Elder F. M Haight will be in Greenwood and hold the second quarterly conference in the M. E. church tomorrow afternoon, Friday, at 2:30. He will also occupy the pulpit in the M. E. church Sunday evening.

L. E. Stowe and son Rufus were over Saturday from the town of Beaver attending to business affairs. Mr. Stowe has been appointed chairman of the town of Beaver in place of B. F. Frasier who was elected superintendent of the county farm at the last session of the county board.

Wilfred Heaslett who was at one time a butter maker for Frank Zetsche in his West Side creamery, but is now employed in the state hospital for the insane at Yankton, S. D., was married on Jan 17th to a Miss Elsie Krause of Brown county, but also employed in the same institution as is her husband.

Don't forget the auction sale advertised to take place on the Wm. Mead place tomorrow afternoon for John Krupp. The latter is preparing to return to his former home in Michigan where he has been hired as manager of a large farm he had charge of for other owners before coming here last spring.

Dan Timerson was up from his farm in York Saturday to mill, it making him a drive of fourteen miles one way or twenty-eight miles here and home. He says he likes his new place very much, and well he may, for the town of York is one of the best towns in the county, it being as well cleared and developed as any unless it be the town of Grant.

Herb White and Albert Anderson are both full fledged railroad men, the latter having gotten a position as brakeman on the Northwestern road out of St. Paul, while the former is running on the Central line. Harry Hartson, who went down to try for a place, has to wait awhile as the company does not care to take on any more inexperienced men.

Ole A. Anderson has sold his farm in the town of Eaton, which he bought about a year ago from the Baxters for about $10,000 to Edward Greiner of Lomira, Dodge county, the consideration being $15,000 for the 300 acres. Mr. Anderson takes in the deal a hotel, opera house and livery stable which was owned by Mr. Greiner, which is valued at $9,500. Possession will be given next month.

The Neillsville papers mention the death last week of Charlotte Genevieve Woelffer, a great grand daughter of Grandma Babb. We recently were shown a photo, taken last summer, in which the little child was the youngest of four generations, the others being Grandma Babb, J. W. Hommel, Mrs. Victor Woelffer (formerly Nina Hommel.) The picture is a good one and will be highly prized. It was taken by Krause.

The Woodmen had a surprise at their meeting Tuesday evening by entertaining ten of the Neighbors of the Loyal camp who dropped in for a neighborly visit. The visitors included V. C. Myron Wilding, W. A. Fred Darton, Banker Elmer Hutchins, Escort Alex Williams, Lyman Johnson, W. J. Rush, J. H. Etta, Geo. Shupe, Adolph Rossman and Emil Klein. Simon Noah of the West Side happened to be a candidate for Woodcraft and was put through the degrees by the Loyal officers with the aid of the local Forester team. Following the work refreshments were served and all had a jolly time.

 

 


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