News: Granton Locals (15 Sep 1905)


Surnames: Stubbs, Downer, Kintzele, Amidon, Laemle, Eide, Knorr, Reichert, Beeckler, Morris, Kimball, Finnegan, Schroder, Hornbeck, Davis, Reece, Converse, Johnson Pietenpol, Riedel, Grasser, Burdick, Pierrelee, Gerber,, Lindow, Paulson, Pitt, Pickruhn, Braatz, Huff, Kurth, Lee, Neinas, Smith, Wage, Beeler, Taplin, Lowell, Opelt, Drescher, Conrad, Grasser, Paulson, Cattanach, Hoganson


----Source: Granton News (Granton, Clark Co., Wis.)  09/15/1905


Mr. Ben Stubbs dined at S.G. Hornbeck’s Sunday.


Homer Downer and John P. Kintzele went cranberrying Saturday.


Mr. G.E. Amidon returned Monday night from a week’s absence at St. Paul.


Do not overlook Louis Laemle’s invitation to you to attend the Marshfield Fair next week.


Harry Eide is building a fine new house and a barn on his place in Fremont.


The woodwork of A.J. Knorr Co. Store received a fresh coat of paint under the skilled hands of the Reichert Bros. late last week.


Price Beeckler drove down to Cannonville with his sister Theresa, who is teaching there.


Levi Morris traded a colt to Ernest Stubbs for a very pretty little driving horse.


Master Lloyd Kimball came out from Neillsville Saturday and remained over Sunday with his cousin Lawrence Davis.


Mrs. James Finnegan, daughter Ethel and Mr. and Mrs. Ed Schroder drove down to Shortville Saturday eve and Sundayed there with relatives.


Levi Morris sold a valuable horse to Dan Reece of Waukesha County for $140.  Dan shipped it home Monday morning.


Mr. and Mrs. Dan Reece and children of Waukesha, after spending a week here in visiting at Levi Morris’, returned home Monday.


Noble Downer, Frank Converse, Fernando Johnson and Henry Pietenpol made up a party who on Saturday set our south in search of cranberries.


Ed Riedel purchased a half acre of land adjoin Thos. Burdick’s lot on the south of Mike Grasser last Friday and it is expected that he will erect a fine dwelling there within a year.


L.A. Reichert of Chili came over and took dinner with his ma on Monday.


E.A. Beeckler drove to Marshfield one day last week for repairs for his threshing machine.


Mrs. Lois Lindow, who was injured by lightning several weeks ago, is out and about again.


Mrs. A. Paulson and son Chris drove over from Nasonville Tuesday morning on business and for a visit with relatives here.


Ernest H. Pitt left for his home at Stevens Point Monday after his sojourn of several months here at W.S. Davis’.


Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Pickruhn and daughter Arvilla went to Milwaukee Sunday for a visit with relatives and to attend the state fair.


Henry Braatz of Wausau and Wm. Braatz of West Bend visited their brother Richard Braatz of this place last week.


Mrs. Wm. Huff and children, who for the last 6 weeks has been visiting relatives here, left for Canada Friday noon where Mr. Huff is permanently located and where he has a home ready for them.


W. Scott Davis has a herd of 9 short horn cattle on exhibition at the County Fair.  W.S. himself went down as far as Bob Kurth’s with them, at which point he gave Ernest Lee charge of them for the balance of the trip and during the fair.


Price Beeckler was about to retire Saturday night when "rubbering" out for a last look at the moon, he discovered a light in the south rivaling her and he jumped astride his bike and, setting out southward soon arrived at the scene of the illumination, Fred Gerber’s home.  Price was the first outsider upon the scene and lent efficient help in saving the few personal effects saved.


The corner lot on Main Street opposite Jas. Finnegan’s residence is being made ready for the erection thereon of a fine 2 story drug store building.  The first sod in excavating was removed bright and early last week Friday.  A considerable crew with Wm. Storm as boss or overseer, made some quick tracks there that morning, even the druggist, G.E. Amidon himself, put in some time with a spade that day.  This will make a worthy and welcome addition to our town.


Victor Pierrelee, on his way home from Colorado, where he was sent as a delegate for the Eagle Lodge of Ashland, stopped off at Loyal and drove down early Friday morning, surprising his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Pierrelee.


Ernest Neinas and Carl Reichert went to Chicago, coming business with pleasure, Saturday.


Hattie Pietenpol was quite under the weather one day late last week, but at this writing is up to standard in health.


Mrs. W.S. Davis will entertain the Circle and all the friends next Wednesday for supper.  A cordial invitation to all is hereby extended.


For first class watch and clock repairing try L. T. Smith, jeweler, Granton, Wis.


Dora Wage stated out to take her sister Gladys to her boarding place Sunday, but dropped her off at the German Lutheran picnic in Gottlieb Beeler’s woods.


Arthur and Ernest Stubbs, with a "good-for-nothing hound" and a coach dog, report the capturing of two coons Saturday night, one weighing 20 and the other 23 pounds.


Mrs. W.W. Taplin and daughter Mae drove out from Neillsville Friday for a few days vist with J.W. Lowell’s.  They returned home Sunday.


The last picnic of the season comes off the 17th and if the weather is favorable, it will be a most enjoyable affair, as Max Opelt is engineering it.  Remember the date and the picnic takes place in Lynn Park.  Everybody is invited.


Last Sunday in company with Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Neinas we drove out into Fremont and enjoyed a most delightful day and picnic with Rev. Pohlman’s congregation in Gottlieb Beeler’s woods.  We enjoyed the pleasure of hearing two able and interesting sermons, the address of the morning being delivered by Rev. Stubenvoll of Pella, while that of the afternoon was by Rev. Pohlman.  A very wholesome, palatable and enjoyable dinner was served on the ground, in which we indulged much to the delight of the inner man.  Then with much time spent in visiting, the day ended all to quickly.  The picnic attracted people from far and near.  The grounds were in prime condition, the day was perfect and a most delightful lot of people were out.


Principal Fred Drescher arrived here from West Bend Tuesday evening is engaged with preparations for school work, school opening next Monday.


Mrs. Mike Grasser had the misfortune to close the barn door upon her left hand and seriously injure the hand late last week, while the day before their daughter Miss Mollie pierced her foot with a potato fork and inflicted a serious wound.


A cowardly sneak thief entered the home of Peter Paulson last Monday while all the members of the household were out in the fields and relieved the home of some 45 dollars in money.


John Cattanach thought he had overslept upon awaking about 11 p.m. with a bright light shining in his face, the illumination from the Gerber fire, John rubbing his eyes soon realized the meaning of the light and hastily calling his neighbor Adolph Hoganson, then after phoning to town for help, he was soon on his way to the aid of his friend and neighbor.



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