News: Greenwood Gleaner (15 Mar 1906)

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----Sources: Greenwood Gleaner, Greenwood, Wisconsin, 15 Mar 1906
 

HOME GLEANINGS

Saturday

Is St. Patrick's Day.

Are you ready for spring?

We have a great summer coming.

Advertise your wants - cent a word.

Have your face taken at the Krause studio.

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

Closing out ribbons at half price at Arends & Steffen's.

Going to Build? See Connor Retail Lumber co., Marshfield.

Get an Eclipse incubator, 200 egg capacity, from C. C. Hoehne.

Get your postal cards made at the Krause Studio, your face on two for 25c.

Some robes, warm ones, to close out cheap at C. C. Hoehne's hardware store.

Mrs. S. C. Stair of Lake Mills is visiting at the home of her son J. B. Stair.

Alfred Eggett can furnish concrete blocks and quarried stone for your building.

Entirely new hats and caps for men, young men, boys and girls at Arends & Steffen's.

The Ladies' Aid society will meet with Mrs. Meek Friday afternoon March 16th.

David Shanks was a Loyal visitor Thursday going after a speeding sulky for his trotter.

Rev. and Mrs. C. O. Presnall are receiving a visit from the latter's brother, I. Haskin of Juneau.

Florence Raymond went to Owen the first of the week to do sewing. Chris Brick drove up with her.

Mrs. W. T. Hendren went to Stevens Point Tuesday to visit little Genevieve Joyce Ball for a few days.

Mrs. Jane Towle is at Oldham, South Dakota, caring for a sick relative. She left here a week ago Monday.

Alfred Dingley left with the Hubble people Tuesday for Beach, North Dakota to do carpenter work for the latter.

Mrs. Millie Smith and son came up from Black River Falls Monday to go to North Dakota with John Hubble and family.

Mrs. Watson will entertain the King's Daughters society Tuesday, March 20. Team will be at Mrs. Damon's 1:30.

Alfred L. Dyre and Otto Sether took the train Monday forenoon for the eastern states where they expect to spend the summer.

Mrs. Chas. Cummings and Delia Salzwedel returned last week from Tomahawk where they left Charlie in the hospital doing nicely.

Mrs. John Shanks left Monday morning for Arizona where she will visit Grace and other relatives. The trip will prove a treat all around.

Albert Huber received a visit from his brother John who lives near Baraboo. The latter returned home Monday, going first to Milwaukee.

C. C. Hoehne has a machine for grinding horse clippers, etc. Those desiring these sharpened will do well to call on him at the hardware store.

The Order of the Eastern Star will give a public entertainment in Woodmen hall Friday evening, March 30. Further particulars will be given later.

J. S. Sloniker of the town of Loyal has been having a siege of rheumatism, but is getting able to be out some. He and Vern Clute both had attacks of it while in camp this winter.

Mrs. Mary Ann Shanks must think she has come to her second childhood since Tuesday night when she came down with a good batch of mumps on both sides of her face. Next!

Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Buker of the Braun settlement mourn the loss of an infant child born to them Thursday of last week. The mother has been very sick, but we understand is now out of danger.

Get ready for Rubber Boots.

Keep the little ones healthy and happy. Their tender, sensitive bodies require gentle, healing remedies. Hollister's Rocky Mountain Tea will keep them strong and well. 35 cents, Tea or tablets. City Drug Store.

About thirty Odd Fellows and their wives drove down to the home of E. E. Weast in the town of Eaton Monday night for a social gathering. A pleasant time is reported, and Mr. and Mrs. Weast are voted royal entertainers.

Miss Edith Varney of Greenwood was a guest of Mrs. J. A. Tuesday night. She was on her way to Fifield for a short visit with her sister, Mrs. Lamont. Mr. Lamont is the principal of the Fifield schools. - Withee Sentinel.

City Treasurer Henry Johnson made his return of unpaid taxes, etc., to the county treasurer yesterday. The list of delinquents is larger this year than usual and we understand this will be the condition generally throughout the county.

Get ready for Rubber Boots.

W. H. Kubat, accompanied by his brother from Black River Falls, went to Greenwood Tuesday morning. W. H. returned the same day so as to be here for his work in the creamery Wednesday morning, but his brother remained for a longer stay. - Humbird Enterprise.

Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Noetzel returned to Greenwood yesterday morning from their trip to Germany, Belgium and France and act as though they were tickled to death to get home again. Their friends are glad to welcome them back again. Mr. Noetzel will have his shop open for business again today.

Get ready for Rubber Boots.

John Hubble and family left on the Foster train Tuesday for Beach, North Dakota to make their future home on a claim they have taken out there seven miles from Beach, the station. The family take with them the best wishes of their many Clark county friends who will rejoice to learn of their prosperity and continued happiness.

The little daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Harlow who live in the town of Beaver got one cheek and arm quite badly burned and bruised early last week by pulling a hot flat iron off the board while her mother's back was turned. It is thought the wounds will not prove as serious as was at first supposed.

John Bryden, Al Aikins, Dr. J. C. Baker and P. E. Peterson went out for a fox hunt Saturday, going up Black River until they struck a track near the Einfeldt place. The animal was captured near Martin Johnson's, Dr. Baker getting the lucky shot. Blood was drawn on another but it escaped for that trip.

Entirely new laces and embroideries at Arends & Steffen's.

Jerre Braley Stair arrived Wednesday morning, March 14 at 2 o'clock at the home of Mrs. and Mrs. J. B. Stair asking permission to make his home with them for at least twenty-one years and promising to be a dutiful, industrious son. The smile that Papa Stair wears now as you enter the bank is one of those tell-tale smiles that shows he is as proud a father as any of us.

It seems to us that if the person who has been writing "pipe dreams" for the Milwaukee, Minneapolis and Chicago papers has received money for them, she is liable to be found guilty of obtaining money under false pretenses. Efforts are being made to find the one who has been guilty of these acts and already clews have been found which point to a woman living in the town of Loyal. - Tribune.

Uncolored Japan tea, 4 lbs. for $1.00 at Arends & Steffen's.

Rural route carriers are on the lookout for a man who is swindling rural carriers and other post office employes. He sells a book called "The Congressional Manual" for $2.50, representing that part of the money goes to the National university fund. He represents himself to be an officer of the government and tries to coerce the carriers. - Neillsville Times.

The Woodmen "Old time dance" at their hall Friday night was well attended despite the stormy, March weather. Quite a delegation drove down from Longwood to help make a good time and the way Bill Mead, Jack Smith and Babb Syth reeled off the music was a caution, making such nimble old timers as Harry Mead and his wife, Pete Stevens, Chris Brick and others step lively to keep time. Dave Shanks was caller.

Frank A Briggs of Bellingham, Wash., stopped off here Thursday, on his way home from a business trip East, visited until Saturday noon with former friends. Frank grew to young manhood here and has many friends around these parts who will be pleased to learn that he is the leading dealer in musical instruments in his home town and has laid by enough of the filthy lucre for several rainy days. We acknowledge a very pleasant visit. - Colby Phonograph.

Bargains in pants for men and boys at Arends & Steffen's.

It is a courtesy to your guests to see that their names appear in the local newspaper. It is due to your friends and yourself that, when visiting, their names should appear in the paper. Some one in the family should inform the newspaper of sickness in the home. Remember that the newspaper is made by human hands and brains, and if the item concerning yourself or your friend does not appear it is largely your fault. No newspaper worker is omnipresent. - Sioux Valley News.

Over twenty members of Linden Camp No. 1450 drove over to Loyal Saturday evening to visit Loyal Camp No. 1414, M. W. A., the local officers and Forester team doing the work of initiating two new members into the order there. Following the work the Loyal Neighbors treated their guests to a nice lunch. These fraternal visits are a good thing and should be often repeated. They help to break down the barriers that always exist more or less between neighboring towns.

Among those who passed the State Civil Service examination held Jan. 6, was William F. Bart, stenographer for Atty. H. C. Clark. Of the 137 who passed in the state, Mr. Bart stands sixth from the head of the list. While this does not guarantee an immediate appointment, as there may be no vacancy for a time, yet it is a most creditable record to have passed so good an examination. The names of the highest ten have been published in several daily papers. - Neillsville Rep. and Press.

County Treasurer John Huntzicker was up from Neillsville over Sunday and Monday looking after his farm interests in the town of Eaton and calling on Greenwood friends. Johnnie is being urged quite strongly to run for county clerk this fall in place of C. M. Bradford who says he is through after his present term and will not be a candidate for re-election. When asked regarding the matter Mr. Huntzicker expressed himself as preferring to get back onto his farm. The rewards of county office are not what they are supposed to be after campaign expenses, contributions to the hundred and one appeals that constantly come to the office holder, etc. are paid. He says he realized more by having the excellent and convenient school privileges that Neillsville affords for his children than he does from his office.

LETTER TO MR. JOHN BUSHMAN, Greenwood, Wis.

Dear Sir: Have you found out you can paint a job with fewer gallons Devoe than of anything else, lead-and-oil or anything else?

Mr. Floyed Almy, House and Sign Painter, Greenwich., N. Y., found it out three years ago; he writes: "I have used Devoe lead-and-zinc for the past three years, and cannot say too much in its favor. I am using it now on a big job that I took by contract, and it has saved me at least $25 in the cost of material."

Devoe is the strongest paint we know of; goes furthest; takes less of it to do your job.

Lead-and-oil is pure; lead-and-zinc is stronger; covers more; goes further.

Have you found out you can paint a gallon Devoe in less time than a gallon of anything else? That means less time for the job. Less time; less money.

Less paint; less money for that; less time, less money for that. Devoe lasts longer; do you mind the less money for that? You are surer of it.

Yours truly, F. W. Devoe & Co. New York and Chicago. P.S. - C. C. Hoehne sells our paint.

A CORRECTION

In the item last week headed "Mrs. Arrilla Carlton," which was copied from the Neillsville Times, there were several mistakes, to which our attention has been called in the following letter:

Withee, Wis., March 12, 1906, Mr. J. E. Noyes: I see in the Gleaner of 8th inst. A notice of my mother's death which is incorrect. I will give you the facts so you can correct it if you wish.

My father was Thomas V. Carleton, was born at Waldo, Waldo county, state of Maine, Jan. 14, 1820. He served through the Mexican war in Co. E, 2nd Mass., came to Sheboygan county, Wis., in 1849, where he was married to my mother, Miss Aurilla Burgess, July 4, 1849.

My mother was born at Glenburn, state of Maine, Sept. 16th 1830. They were both of Revolutionary stock. Father died three years ago. The children's names are Ellen Moody, Henry, Charles F., Clinton D. and Mrs. Nettie Weightman. - Ellen Moody

Get ready for Rubber Boots.

M. E. ANNOUNCEMENTS

Services in M. E. churches, Mar. 18: Shanks, 11 a.m.; Christie, 2:30 p.m.; Greenwood at 7:30 in the evening. Subject, Sight. All are invited to attend these services, especially the young people. - C. O. Presnall, Pastor.

WITHEE

Mamie Douglass spent Sunday with her parents.

Mrs. Iva Earl of Owen spent Monday with friends in our city.

Prof. Hamilton of the Owen schools was here on business Saturday.

Miss Lowe of Neillsville gives music lessons to some of our promising youth.

Mrs. P. H. Hanson is improving at the hospital after having undergone the operation.

Our burg is growing. Although it is winter the carpenters and painters are kept quite busy.

Mrs. Schmidt of Kaukauna is making her home for the present with her daughter, Mrs. C. W. Funk.

While Wm. Williams was splitting wood last Friday his ax caught in the clothes line and thus the old story follows, The ax struck his foot and the doctor had a hard time to prevent him from bleeding to death. He will be confined to the house for a month or more.

OUR OLD NEIGHBORS

Henry Hendrickson, working at Beldenville was down to see his parents, the last of the week. His mother has been quite sick for some time. - Ladysmith Journal.

Granton, Wisconsin, March 8th, 1906. The Greenwood Gleaner, Greenwood, Wis. Editor: Enclosed please find check for $1.25 to pay for the Greenwood Gleaner for another year. I am glad to receive the Gleaner every week, in fact it's more than a letter every week with the news from all around my former home, and extend the best of wishes to the editor and his paper.

Yours truly, -- Harry Eide.

Manor, Mar. 3rd, 1906. Dear Friend Noyes and everybody: I though perhaps some of my old friends might want to hear from old Stanton. Well, he is all right. When I left Greenwood some thought I would soon get homesick and be like the Prodigal son and return to good old Wisconsin where any one shivers and shakes with the cold until their toe nails drop off. Well we have been here almost a year and a half and haven't been homesick yet. The longer I stay here the more I think blessed is the man who wakes up in the morning and finds himself in the state of Washington. We haven't any winter at all. One day it snowed but melted as fast as it touched the ground. The coldest it has been was 22 above zero and I guess that is some different from good old Wisconsin. All such birds as robins, blue birds and meadow larks and black birds have stayed right with us to cheer us up with their songs.

There are many things in favor of this country besides what I have spoken of. We don't have any potato bugs or chinch bugs to fight and that is a good thing for any one lazy as I am. The prospects are very good for us to have an electric road by our place - what is called the St. Helens Public Service Co. - they are getting the right of way and sticking the grade stakes.

There are lots of Wisconsin folks close by us from Clark county and Jackson county, some of our intimate friends and it makes it very pleasant to have them to visit with.

Well I will mention some of the stuff we raised here last year in the shape of fruit. We sold over $200 of prunes and we had about 200 bushels of apples and I guess as many as 75 bushels of pears and 25 or 30 bushels of grapes and all kinds of plums and no end to small fruit in the line of berries.

Well I guess I will stop for fear that I will make you all anxious to come west. With best wishes to all, good bye. - J. W. Stanton.

 

 


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