News: Greenwood, Wis. (23 Nov. 1900)

Contact: Duane Horn


Surnames: Christianson, Kristianson, Hubbs, Drummond, Huntzicker, Hunt, Carlon, Conner, Morrison, Lawver, Schofield, Youngs, Braun, Sheets, Green, Severson, Richeleu, Oleson, Larson, Hendren, Adams, Cronin, Marsh, Deringer, Robinson, Williams, Miller, Clute, Kloster, Wessenberg, Henrickson, Green, Anderson, Einfeldt, Baird, Shanks, Oelig, Burroughs, Shepard, Bortle, Day, Thomas, Carter, Johnson, Beckman, Shrimpton, White, Sperbeck 

----Source: Greenwood Gleaner (Greenwood, Clark County, Wis.) 11/23/1900 

County News 



Ole Christianson has been helping our popular shoemaker, Anton Kristianson, in the shop for the past few weeks.


Walter Hubbs of Eau Claire has taken John Drummond's position in the Big store's grocery department. He has a family, but cannot move them here before spring because of the dearth in houses.


George Huntzicker, who recently returned from the Klondike, has accepted a position as traveling salesman with the Marshfield Bedding Co.


H. W. Hunt will give an appropriate Christmas present to every child under twelve years of age, who will buy $5.00 worth of goods or more at his store before Christmas day.


Mrs. M. W. Carlon was down from Longwood Tuesday and reports that her husband has taken the contract to saw 2,000,000 of timber for the R. Conner Company of Marshfield, it being timber that the company has purchased near Longwood.


Mrs. E. T. Morrison, of Freeport, Ill., will be home Dec. 1, to visit her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Schofield, and friends. She will stay till after the holidays.


John Lawver was showing us an otter skin Saturday which he took from an animal caught on the south fork of the Eau Claire. It was a pretty one and netted him the little sum of $9.


Joe Youngs who rents Chris Braun's place up in the settlement, was in town the last of the week stocking up for a small camp which he is running this winter.


It is a source of regret that John Drummond is about to leave his position in the Big Store and return to Necedah. He has purchased a grocery and gents' furnishing store there. His family have already gone down and Mr. Drummond will follow in a few days. By his genial disposition and courteous treatment of customers he has won a large circle of friends who will miss him when he is gone. They all join in best wishes for success in his new venture.


Attorney General John M. Sheets, of Ohio and his brother A. F. Sheets, of Columbus Grove, Wis., returned Tuesday morning from a short visit with his brothers, J. A. and E. K. Sheets. He also took advantage of the open season for deer, going out with his brothers and his cousin, H. W. Green and son Clarence, Sam Severson, Chas Richeleu, Andrew Oleson, Harry Larson and Henry Oleson.


Rev. W. T. Hendren will preach a Thanksgiving sermon in the chapel on Twenty-six road at 2:30 Sunday afternoon.


Prof. A. P. Adams and family visited several days the past week with relatives and friends at Greenwood--Marshfield News.


P. H. Cronin found a bear cub in a hollow log the other day while out in the woods hunting for skunks. He came to a log which his attention was called to by an unusual amount of rubbish gathered around it. So he dug through the pile to see what was underneath it and in doing so ran his head against the cub. It doubtless gave his a decidedly queer feeling.


J. M. and A.F. Sheets returned to their home in Ohio Tuesday morning and were accompanied by their mother who has been visiting for the past few months with her sons here.


Walter Marsh, of Brooks, Iowa, is here visiting relatives and friends. He arrived Monday and will stay till February.


Frank Deringer, formerly of St. Paul, but recently of Prairie Farm, Wis., his home, accepted a position last week with Foster Mer. Co., at the Big Store.


Tom Robinson, an old hunter of Neillsville, was seen on the streets of our city Monday, evidently out for deer.


Fred Williams visited his folks here the first of the week. He is extra brakeman on the Wisconsin Central, running from Abbotsford to Minneapolis. He says that he enjoys the work very much.


J. C. Miller is out in Idaho cruising for the Coeur D' Alene Lumber Co. He expects to be out there for about a month if the weather is favorable.


The Thursday Club will meet with Mrs. Vernon Clute Friday, Nov. 30 and not on Thursday as usual.


There will be a Union Thanksgiving service in the Baptist Church at 7:45 p.m. Thursday, the sermon being preached by Rev. W. E. Kloster. Special singing is being provided. A cordial invitation is extended to all.


Gus Wessenberg, who owns a farm south of Neillsville, last week bought 160 acres of unimproved land adjoining Aug. Nagel's. He came up the first of the week to begin clearing and in the spring he hopes to move up.


Magna Henrickson, who the past year has been a faithful typo in this office, is enjoying a week's vacation among relatives and friends in Trempealeau county.


Snow has fallen during the past week as though is meant to stay.


The Loyal Chronicle has dropped back to only two pages, instead of printing four pages.


Mrs. Geo. Green went over to Greenwood Monday evening to visit her daughter, Miss MattieLoyal Chronicle.


Attorney Anderson boarded the Neillsville stage Monday for the Hub, where he has some cases before the circuit court which convened Tuesday.


Ed. Einfeldt is counting this week, as a juror from Warner.


Ross Baird and Forest Shanks have formed a combination that can't be beat in the dark. Not even a Standard Oil trust could run against them. A coal or wood combine would be in their favor and could do no harm, for they have set out to clean chimneys and smokestacks. In other words, they will hereafter be known as professional chimney sweeps. We wish the boys success.


Hans Henrickson has gone to Ladysmith to work in a stave mill.


Fred Oelig goes on a pair of wooden legs since Thursday. The reason is that he split one of his toes while splitting wood.


Mrs. Vernon Clute is receiving a visit from her father, Mr. Burroughs, of Janesville.


Chas Shepard was over from Tioga the first of the week visiting his sister, Mrs. L. Bortle.


Mrs. Ruby Day and sons have moved into their new house on their farm.


E. H. Thomas and F. M. Carter were doing business last week in the southern part of the county.


Our neighbor, Mrs. Henry Johnson, has been confined to her bed for the past week or more.


W. J. Beckman, of Hillsboro has bought out Adolph Anderson's lease of the Commercial House and arrived the first of the week to take possession. He will conduct the hotel much as it has been run and the public may expect to find a first class place. Mr. Beckman comes well recommended. Adolph does not yet know what he will do in the future.


F. W. Shrimpton, our miller, has joined the benedicts. He was married Wednesday evening to Miss Maud White, at Salem, Neb. They are expected to arrive in Greenwood today and will be at home to their friends after the twenty-first. They have engaged rooms in the Sperbeck residence.



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