(13 Apr. 1900)
Contact: Duane Horn
Surnames: Mead, Armitage, Churchill, Spencer, Oelig, Murray, Hemphill, Gangelhoff, Schofield, Jurgenson, Varney, Brooks, Klein, McCalvy, Gibson, Burnie, Johnson, Stewart, Packer, Dary, Hubbell, Musselman, Tufts, Carter, Hogue, Voss, Henrickson, Wishing, Vine, Christopherson, Andrews, Christianson, Baker, Tompkins, Cronin, Brown, Kloster, Miller, Esch, Sorenson, Hanson, Garfield, Bibby, Carpenter, Hodge, DeLano, Shanks, Chandler, Wilson, Marvin, McCoy, Lepley, Beell, West, Wollenberg
----Source: Greenwood Gleaner (Greenwood, Clark County, Wis.) April 13, 1900
Stores Will Close Early
Beginning the First of May all the General Merchandise and Hardware Stores Will Try the Early Closing Experiment.
At length the store keepers whose names appear below have signed an agreement to close their respective places of business at an early hour that shall be uniform. Clerks and employers can have two full evenings to themselves, with some extra time on three other evenings.
Following is the agreement with the signatures of those who have entered into it:
"We, the undersigned merchants of Greenwood, do hereby agree to close our places of business every Tuesday and Friday at six o'clock p.m., and the remainder of the week at eight o'clock, excepting Saturdays. The same to take effect May 1, 1900.
"Franckenberg & Fricke.
"A. M. White.
"E. S. Donaldson & Co.
"Foster Mercantile Co.
"H. W. Hunt & Son.
"Greenwood Mer. & Mfg. Co.
"F. J. Klinke."
Hixon Mead was down from Longwood Saturday.
R. J. Armitage came down from Bailey's camp Saturday. He brought two teams down with him.
Dr. B. P Churchill has moved his office back off the street closer to his home.
The logs at the stave mill have all been sawed and part of the crew is laid off.
Major Spencer, Fred Oelig and Tom Murray went on the drive for the Association above Hemlock yesterday.
W. L. Hemphill was up from Neillsville Monday looking up hired help
Ole Jurgenson visited with his folks at Longwood Sunday.
Mabel Varney returned to her school work in the Stevens Point normal Monday after a ten days' rest at home.
George Brooks was over from Lynn Monday and Tuesday to attend P. J. Klein's auction. He was accompanied by Beatrice and Frances.
Thos. McCalvy returned Monday to Perkinstown where he works for Jos. Gibson.
Nearly six inches of beautiful snow lay on the ground yesterday morning--about the first of the season (spring) we believe.
Rev. M. A. Packer of Eau Claire, will occupy the Baptist pulpit next Sunday morning and evening. Everyone is invited to be present.
Almon Dary of Adney, Crawford county, this week purchased Hezekiah Hubbell's forty west of the river, and will go into bachelor's quarters at once.
Messrs. Musselman and Tufts of Withee were doing business here and in Loyal the first of the week..
Chester Burnie spent last night in Fairchild.
A small girl arrived at the home of Simon Johnson and wife last Friday evening. She will make her home with them for twenty-one years.
Invitations have been received in this city for the graduation exercises of the class at Hahnemann Medical College, Chicago, in which Archie Stewart is a member. His friends here will rejoice to know of the successful completion of his medical course. After April 26 Archie will be Dr. J. Archibald Stewart. Here's success to you from the Gleaner.
The Burns Corkers were here in full force last Friday night and gave their minstrel entertainment to a good sized audience. Judging from the general verdict of those who were there it failed to make as favorable an impression as it was thought it would. Evidently too many of the funny things had been heard before. Or possibly too much was expected of the boys.
An unusual treat is in store for those who take in the King's Daughters entertainment this evening in the Woodmen hall. Mr. Gangelhoff of Minneapolis, who is for the present giving lessons on the violin and mandolin in Marshfield and is in town working up a class here, is to appear in one or two solos and also in obligate work with Miss Schofield. This will be a splendid opportunity for lovers of music.
Get supper at Woodmen hall tonight. Children 10 and adults 15 cents.
Jos. Gibson was down from Longwood Wednesday.
Claude Carter, Ray Hogue, Will Hogue, S. E. Voss, Henry Henrickson, George Wishing, Jerry Vine, Carl Christopherson and Bill Andrews left Monday for the drive up on Pine Creek
According to the present outlook the sound of the hammer and saw will be loud and long this season.
Louis Christianson, who has been out west for some time, is home for the summer.
Conductor Baker, wife and little daughter of Marshfield, spent Saturday and Sunday in Greenwood.
James Tompkins and P. Cronin are each mourning the loss of a valuable horse.
Rev. George Brown of Loyal was over Saturday, the guest of Rev. W. E. Kloster.
Mrs. Mulvey and Eva returned to Loyal Monday after a short visit with friends. She was accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. H. Hogue and Mrs. Delaney, who returned on the evening train.
The Ladies Aid Society will meet with Mrs. J. C. Miller next Tuesday afternoon from 3 to 4 o'clock.
Next Wednesday occurs the county convention at Neillsville to elect delegates for the state Republican convention in Milwaukee on the 25th of this month.
Dr. S. H. Esch, late of Neillsville, died Sunday at Sparta and was buried, Wednesday. Fifteen minutes before his death his wife gave birth to a little girl, the father only living long enough to smile at the little one.
Messrs. Carl Sorenson, Carl and Olaf Hanson of Longwood, were in town on business Saturday.
N. E. Garfield and Bert Garfield have been visiting their sister, Mrs. Thomas Bibby.
George Carpenter received word yesterday that his mother, who is living with her daughter, Mrs. Free Hodge, at Christie, was very sick. He went down at once to be with her.
Truman DeLano Sundayed in town. He expected to go to work at New London, leaving for that place Monday.
John Shanks dropped a nickel through the sidewalk Sunday morning and was thereby detained from going to Sunday school.
Irvine Chandler, Lew Wilson and Baxter Marvin went to Minneapolis Monday noon. The will probably take in the Kettle river drive.
Charley McCoy and Jos. Lepley of Hillsboro were in town yesterday looking over lands.
The Central train made a special run over to Marshfield Monday night to give the local sports of Greenwood and Loyal a chance to take in the Beell-West wrestling match.
Free Hodge was up from Christie Wednesday.
Those interested in the English Sunday School in the Larson district will meet to start the school next Sunday at 2 p.m.
Ferdinand Wollenberg is home from his studies in the Wisconsin Business University.
A good sized delegation of Modern Woodmen are going to Fairchild this noon to meet with the camp there. Five candidates are to be instructed in the secrets of Woodcraft.
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