News: Greenwood Gleanings (1 Sept 1904)
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Surnames: Reese, Hendren, Hurlbut, Warner, Owen, Clute, Hansen, Cairncross, Braun, Palms, Mayme, Schofield, Armstrong, Peterson, Skoug, Romaine, Johnson, Chandler, Booth, Baker, Stanton, Brombow, Bowen, Steenberg, Edmunds, Stair, Vine, Egget, Hubble, Borgers, Pickering, Shanks, Gustavson, Tscharner, Falk, Cook, Anderson, Oelig, Dale, Cannon, Bailey, Burch, Rossman, Rhea, Soule, Hunt, Devoe, Rathmell, Johnson, Meinholdt, Palms, Schofield, Armstrong, Peterson, Skoug, Romaine, Johnson, Chandler, Booth Baker, Stanton, Brombow, Bowen, Edmunds, Stair, Vine, Egget, Hubble, Borgers, Pickering, Nevins, Shanks, Gustavason, La Follet, Roosevelt, Tscharner, Falk, Cook, Oelig, Bishop, Dale, Cannon, Bailey, Burch, Rhea, Rossman, Hunt, Devoe, Rathmell, cc Hoehne, Rathmell, Johnson, Jacques

 

----Source: The Greenwood Gleaner. BY J. E. NOYES Thursday, Sept. 1, 1904.

 

Home Gleanings School Will open Next week in Greenwood:

Mrs. W. H. Reese left Saturday for Dodgeville to visit with relatives.

The Thursday Club will meet with Mrs. W. T. Hendren Thursday, Sept. 8.

The Ladies’ Aid will meet with Mrs. George Thompson Friday p.m., Sept. 2.

Rev. Hurlbut has a cook stove costing $23. Used one year, will take $15.

Mrs. David Warner of Perkinstown is visiting relatives and friends in the city.

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

Sena Hansen went to Stevens Point Monday morning to attend the state Normal school.

R. D. Cairncross of Pewaukee was up the first of the week looking over the town for the first time.

The Germans Ladies Society will meet with Mrs. C. A. Braun Wednesday afternoon September 7th.

Rev. Hurlbut will sell his furniture, mostly new at private sale. See him at once if you wish any furniture.

Irma Palms left Friday for River Falls to attend Normal for a year and to be with her sister, Miss Mayme.

Rev. Hurlbut has a No. 37 fur coat cost new $32. Worn about a dozen times. Will take $22 if taken at once.

A daughter was born Thursday, August 25th, to Dr. and Mrs. H. R. Schofield, father, mother and child are happy.

A son was born Monday, August 29th to Mr. and Mrs. A. S. Armstrong, and now Al walks with stately step and often smiles.

P. E. Peterson came home from Minnesota Friday evening for a few days visit with his family and to attend to business maters.

Atty. Emil Skoug of Arcadia and Jessie Romaine of Loyal visited at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Johnson a few hours Friday evening.

Nellie Chandler, who has been spending the summer with relatives at Millstown arrived Wednesday to join her mother, Mrs. W. W. Booth.

Dr. J. C. Baker left yesterday morning to take a three-weeks’ course of general lectures at the Chicago Polyclinic, a post graduate school for physicians.

Have you read the great $15,000 guessing contest ad in the Sentinel? Don’t you want part of this money? For full particulars address, Sentinel Co., circulation department.

John Stanton, Sr., has sold his 160 acres west of town to Chas. Brombow of Redland, Wis., possession to be given by the 15th of Sept. Consideration was $2500, only a little being improved.

Coach excursions will be run to St. Louis for the World’s Fair on Aug. 15 and 29 and Sep 12 and 26, good for eight days from date of sale. Round trip tickets from Greenwood will be sold for $12.30.

E. Bowen has bought back the Chas. Steenberg farm, known better as the Edmunds’ place. He recently sold the original Steenberg place in the town of Warner to J. B. Stair, cashier of the Greenwood State Bank.

For the Northern Wisconsin State Fair to be held at Chippewa Falls, Sept. 12 to 16, the Wisconsin Central will sell tickets at one fare for the round trip. Tickets to be limited for return to and including September 17.

Thos. Vine and wife are spending a few weeks visiting with relatives at Rice Lake. Their son Ernest Vine is now the owner of the home forty, thus giving his father and mother a chance to be care free when they wish.

Alfred Egget who last fall bought the fort opposite H. Hubble’s place, has the foundation laid for a good sized house. He has moulds and is preparing to build it of concrete work, which will be something new in this section.

For the Central Wisconsin State Fair at Marshfield, the Wisconsin Central Ry. Will sell round trip tickets for one and one-third fare. Tickets on sale Sep. 26 to 30, inclusive. Limit for return to and including Oct. 1, 1904.

Announcement has been received of the marriage of Dorcas Borgers on Aug 24th to C. A. Pickering of Nevins, where the couple will be at home after Nov 1st. The bride will be remembered as a successful teacher in the La Tart school for a year or so.

The Wisconsin Central will sell tickets to the Minnesota State Fair at Hamllue, Minn., August 29 to Sept. 3, 1904 at the rate of one fare for the round trip. Tickets to be sold August 27 to Sep. 3, inclusive, limited for return passage to and including Sept. 5, 1904.

Lilah, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dave Shanks, had the misfortune, Friday afternoon, while sliding with other children on Mrs. Gustavson’s hay stacks, to break her left leg between the knee and the hip. Medical help was at once called and the little patient is doing as well as can be expected.

For the North Wisconsin State Fair at Chippewa Falls, tickets will be sold from Fairchild to Chippewa Falls and return for one fare, Sep. 11 to 16, good to return to Sept. 17. Children half fare. Interstate fair at La Crosse, tickets will be sold Sept 19 to 21, good for return up to Sept 26, at one fare for round trip.

Greenwood is to have an Advancement day or days. Sept., 14-15. There will be good prizes offered for the best exhibits of stock, grain, and other produce, good ball games each day, side attraction such as merry-go-rounds, Bosco, king of snakes, etc. The band will play each day. Look out for the large bills.

It is time that orders for calendars were being placed. No business man should let his money go out of town for calendars. The Gleaner has the material and equipment to turn out as fine calendars as can be found anywhere. We have as fine a line of calendar samples as was ever shown here. Come in, look them over and place your calendar order early.

For the following fairs a rate of fare and one third for round trip from Fairchild will be made: Augusta, Wis., Sep 5 to 9, good for return Sept. 10; Black River Falls, Spet. 19 to 23, good for return up to Sept. 24; Marshfield, Sept 27 to 30, good to return up to Oct. 1; Menomonie, Wis., Sept 19 to 23, good to return up to Sept 24; Mondovi, Wis., Sept 6 to 9, return limit Sept. 10.

A Roosevelt-La Follette club of 100 members was organized in Woodmen hall Monday evening, with the following officer: P.J. Tscharner, president; A. F. Falk, Dan Cook and Andy Anderson, vice presidents for Greenwood, Eaton and Warner, respectively; F. A. Oelig, secretary; John Shanks, treasurer. A short but pithy speech was extracted from the president and after some informal remarks the meeting adjourned subject to call.

It’s a hard one for a town of the pretentions of Greenwood to have the opportunity of entertaining the old settlers of Clark county for a day and then have to give it up because of the indifference on the part of those who night profit by it, if not now, certainly in the long run, but such is the case this fall. The committee of the Advancement association, whose duty it was to canvas the situation with a view to inviting the Old Settlers’ Association here, were forced to let the proposition pass. The meeting will in all probability be held at Loyal, as it has been for several years past, somewhere about the 20th.

"In the Bishop’s Carriage," dubbed by Alan Dale "the cheekiest, daringest, and sauciest of all novels," will begin as a serial in the The Milwaukee Sunday Sentinel on next Sunday. It is an astounding satire of theatrical life, a study of an irrepressible girl who begins life as a thief after spending her early days in the Home for Prevention of Cruelty to Children and finally turns her dexterity to good purposes. It is said that the heroine hold attention from first page to last, and that there is a good laugh on every page. Speaker J. G. Cannon of the national house of representatives is out with a statement that he read the book in two sittings and was sorry there was not more of it.

Last Friday morning sixty pioneer ladies of Greenwood and vicinity gathered at the Lucas grove. Mrs. Julia Bailey, who will soon leave for Oregon, was the guest of honor. Upon arrival at the picnic grounds the committee immediately began preparations for dinner. The tempting viands were spread on the grass and the picnicers found seats nearby. After the dinner was over all trace of formality had vanished, and the really enjoyable part of the day began. A few songs were sung and were followed later by recitations. Everyone, with the exception of Mrs. Burch, was on her best behavior. At about four o’clock the ladies reluctantly left the spot and departed for their homes . Farmers in adjoining counties, and mayhap some here, have been victimized of late by the same old game that worked for years. This time the graft is worked in the proposed purchase of stock from the farmer. The stranger comes to the farm, makes a deal to purchase stock and tenders $25 in part payment, which is accepted. He demands the signature of the owner to a receipt and departs promising to return in a few days, pay the balance and take his stock. The stranger never appears but there comes a notice from the bank that a note for $250, with interest due on such a date and Friend Farmer learns to his sorrow that the proposed receipt was a blind, that the $25 had been changed by adding zero and the paper sold to innocent parties. Farmers cannot be too watchful in their dealing with strangers. - Wausau Record.

Success in business is not to be remedied nowadays in the easygoing method that obtained a generation or two ago. Times have changed and people have changed with them. Push is the only thing that will carry a man ahead, and it is the liveliest pusher that gets there first. As a general rule the chronic pusher is a chronic advertiser. Printers ink is the lubricating oil of his business wheels, and he never allows them to lag or creak for want of it. Hard times and poor business are incentives to increasing his advertising rather than any argument to him for cutting it down. It will pay the semi-occasional advertiser to ponder over the pusher’s success. - 5 A Monthly. Rossman-Rhea Wedding. Elmer J. Rossman of this city and Miss Gertrude J. Rhea of Thorp caught their friends napping, and last Wednesday, August 24, at 10 a.m., were quietly married by Rev. A. B. Soule of Stanley, at the home of the bride’s parents, County Superintendent of Schools A. O. Rhea and wife. The ceremony was simple and was witnessed by only the family of the bride and by the groom’s sister, Miss Mabel Rossman of this city. Immediately following the brief ceremony the bridal pair were driven to Stanley where they took the train for Minneapolis where they spent their honeymoon with relatives and friends, returning to Greenwood Tuesday moning of this week. Mr. and Mrs. Rossman will keep house at the home of the groom’s mother and will be at home to the friends after October first. Both of the guilty parties are well known to Gleaner readers who have none but the best wishes for them. The groom is one of the Fricke Rossman Co., general merchants, while the bride has been for several years the successful teacher of the second primary department of the local school.

Letter to H.W. Hunt, Greenwood, Wis. Dear Sir: A gallon saved is $4 or $5 earned. Two gallons saved is $8 or $10 earned. Three gallons saved is $12 or $15 earned. Four gallons saved is $16 or $20 earned. Five gallons saved in $20 or $25 earned It costs $3 or $4 a gallon to paint, besides the paint; as much to brush-on a gallon of worthless paint as Devoe. Mr. Ezra Rathmell, Williamsport, Pa., always used 11 gallons of mixed paint for his house; Devoe took 6. Yours truly -F.W. Devoe & Co. New York and Chicago P.S. C. C. Hoehne sells our paints

Another Clark County Crop That Clark County is adapted to the raising of as many different crops as any section of the state has been proven many times over by as many different demonstrators. Recently we visited the field of Rudolph Johnson who lives south of Stanley in the town of Worden. This patch contains about two acres of as fine appearing tobacco as we ever noted growing anywhere. It is his second crop from the same patch. In fact it is the second crop the ground has had on it.

Mr. Johnson came from Westby, Vernon county, five years ago. There he raised and worked with tobacco for twenty years and knows the business from A to Z. He says this country is admirably adapted to the culture of the weed and, if anything, produces a finer and better grade than is raised below, owing largely to the excellent soil and moisture conditions. He has on hand about 1100 pounds that she raised last year, a sample of which we have on exhibition in the office.

With the experiments that have been made by many others in the county and that is being made on a large scale by parties near Stanley there can be no doubt that this will be a valuable source of income for Clark county farmers in the near future.

Mary - Sponge the pimples with warm water. You need a blood tonic, would advise you to take Hollister’s Rocky Mountain Tea. It drives away all eruptions. 35 cents. Tea or tablets. City Drug Store.

For Public Notice Notice of Hearing Petition for Administration. STATE OF WISCONSIN - COUNTY COURT for Clark County; In Probate.

Notice is hereby given that at a General Term if of the County Court to be held in and for said County at the Court House in the City of Neillsville in said County, on the first Tuesday, (being the 4th day) of Oct., A.D. 1904, at 10 o’clock A.M., the following matter will be heard and considered:

The application of Theodore Meinholdt for the appointment of Theodore Meinholdt of the town of Eaton as administrator of the estate of Gottlob Meinholdt, deceased, late of the town of Eaton in said county.

Dated Aug 29th 1904. By order of the Court, GEO. L. JACQUES County Judge

 

 


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