News: Granton Locals (22 Sep 1905)


Surnames: Babcock, Schroder, Waterman, Lapp, Garbush, Davis, Lawrence, Huntley, Mabie, Howard, Williams, Osgood, Hart, Keddel, Wegner, McLaughlin, Lautenbach, Reichert, Gluch, Becker, Olson, Schwarz, Pischer, Davis, Roder, Huff, Amidon, Schlinsog, Breseman, Stucks, Nason, Oelig, Raymond, Paulson, Pickruhn, Lee, Hornbeck, Tompkins, McGinnis, Marsh, Brisbois, Beeckler Wright, Rausch, Banker, Wage, Waters, Daugherty, Guk, Blum, Porath, Pietenpol, Schoengarth, Gardner, Stallman, Kurth, Snyder, Covey


----Source: Granton News (Granton, Clark Co., Wis.)  09/22/1905


Mrs. Chas. Babcock of Washburn visited Ed Schroder’s early this week.


Ed Waterman of Shortville transacted business here Tuesday.


Mrs. Josephine Lapp went to Marshfield Wednesday for the fair.


Born to Mr. and Mrs. Henry Garbush Wednesday morning, a son.


Miss Addie Davis was quite under the weather early this week with la grippe.


Mrs. Lawrence, born Sadie Huntley, is reported to be quite ill with lung trouble.


Albert Mabie and wife are again town residents, occupying the Myron Osgood home on the west side.


Mr. and Mrs. L. H. Howard were out from Neillsville in their big and handsome new auto, last Wed.


Willis Williams purchased the Phil Wegner farm Monday and will take possession within a week.


Mr. and Mrs. Frank Osgood started for Portland, Ore., Monday, going to visit relatives and friends and enjoy the great fair.


Liveryman Hank Lapp ran a bus between here and Lynn all afternoon Sunday on account of the picnic, which man Grantonites attended and enjoyed.


Miss Ethel Hart returned Friday from a several week stay and visit at Merrillan and Humbird.


Mrs. Stephen Keddel is spending the week with her brother at Marshfield, for which place she left on Sunday.


Gardner McLaughlin made a business trip to Loyal and Greenwood Tuesday.


Mr. and Mrs. Julius Lautenbach are called to mourn the death of their infant son, a baby of 18 months, which died at 5 a.m. of heart failure.


Geo. W. Hart’s meant market now sports a "Hearty" sign, the work of the Reichert Bros.


Carl Reichert has accepted a position with the Kimball Music House in Chicago and will take up his residence in the "windy city" just as soon as he can finish up his business here.


Mr. and Mrs. Gust Gluch and children attended the Marshfield Fair Wednesday and Thursday.


Otto Becker, the cheese and butter manufacture of Lynn, shipped about 9,000 pounds of cheese to Marshfield parties from here, Tuesday.


Station agent Olson was snowed under with applications for tickets to Marshfield Wednesday and Thursday.  The weather was the finest and the Central Wis. State Fair the attraction.


Dr. and Mrs. S.G. Schwarz entertained a few friends Saturday evening at cards.


Henry Pischer’s little two-year-old daughter is very ill with meningitis and last week little hope was entertained for her recovery, though her condition is decidedly more favorable now.


Fred Davis had a short horn Durham bull on exhibition at the Co. Fair which weighed 2300 pounds.  It took first premium and was shipped with other stock to Chicago on Sat.


Aug. Lautenbach is complaining about two cast iron jackets which Tom Wage sold him last fall for "all wool" garments.  Aug. says he has worn one continuously since buying and shows no breakage, and he is beginning to think that he has no use for the other.


Mrs. Carl Roder is very ill with stomach trouble.


Mrs. Huff came down Saturday afternoon for an over Sunday stay and visit in town.


G.E. Amidon and S.G. Hornbeck took in the sights at Lynn Sunday afternoon.


Mrs. Herman Schlinsog and Mrs. Philip Breseman visited at Julius Lautenbach’s Sunday.


Mrs. Stucks of Nasonville has been here the past 10 days visiting her sister, Mrs. R.G. Nason.


Mrs. Wm. Oelig and Mr. and Mrs. E.D. Raymond, all of Christie, visited at Ross Paulson’s one day last week.


Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Pickruhn and daughter Arvilla returned last Saturday night from a week’s stay and visit with relatives in Milwaukee.


Mrs. N. E. Lee, who has been spending the summer with her son Rolla at Dentz, Oregon, started for home on Tuesday and is expected here tonight on the midnight train.


It is against the rules of the post office to answer telephone inquiries regarding mail, so you will be wise to refrain from phoning Postmaster Tompkins regarding your mail, as he will not give you any satisfaction though you ask.


Mr. D. McGinnis and family drove down from Park Falls, arriving here Sunday evening and spent several days in visiting at his sister’s, Mrs. Willis Williams.  They left for home Wednesday by train, having sold their driving team and carriage to Willis.


Master Ralph Marsh took in the county fair on Friday and remembered his little sister Thea, who was at home suffering with a sore foot through stepping on a rusty nail, by purchasing and bringing home to her a whistling (metallic) hen and a choice lot of jaw breakers.


Miss Dode Brisbois of Wausau, who had been visiting at Neillsville, exchanged greetings with Granton friends as she passed through here enroute for home on Saturday.  Miss Brisbois expectsts to be here shortly with a full line of fall and winter millinery.  You will do well to wait for her here, for she is an artist and can please you besides saving your time and railroad fare.


Station agent C.M. Olson and Principal Fred Drescher have moved from their former boarding place, the Chas. Beeckler home, into very cozy and comfortable bachelor quarters over the Farmers State Bank, where they have lots of room, good light and furnace heat.  They take their meals at John Wright’s.


Dave Garbush, wishing to insure himself against swearing about frozen water pipes this winter, had Dan Rausch come down Monday and dig up the pipes which formerly ran underground between the windmill and water tank, and place them some 16 feet in the air above ground.  Then the next day, Dave, still thinking about those water pipes, drove into town with some sweet pumpkins, undoubtedly meant for the editorial table, and through absent-mindedness on his part, were unloaded at Dan Rausch’s.


One day last week while "grandpa" Hart, who was visiting his son Norman at Humbird, and James Waters, were blackberrying, an electric storm coming up, they hastened home and stopped for shelter with Mrs. Banker, when lightning struck the house and a bolt passed down through and out, passing between Mr. Hart’s legs as he sat in a chair in the house.  Mrs. Banker was lifted some 2 feet into the air, but none were seriously injured and it was only upon retiring and taking off his shoes, that Mr. Hart discovered them to be badly burned.


Mrs. Jerry Daugherty went to Neillsville Tuesday and has some dentistry done.


Mr. and Mrs. Reinhold Guk of Lynn spent Sunday here with their daughter, Mrs. Chas. Neinas.


Mr. M. Blum of Stanley arrived here Saturday for a short visit with her parents, Mrs. and Mrs. Porath, near Lynn.


Miss Laura Schlinsog left Sat. for Greenwood, going on a visit to her brother Willie.  She expects to return home today.


Gust Gluch had five sheep killed and one made blind by lightning striking a wire fence near which the sheep were asleep, Sunday night.


Jay Lapp set out with team and carriage Monday afternoon, headed Marshfieldward, where he put in several days in attendance at the fair.


John Pietenpol, though still confined to his bed and very ill, is improving daily.


Paul Schoengarth arrived from Plymouth Monday in response to the intelligence that his mother had died the day before.


Mr. Hart Sr. returned Monday from his Humbird visit.  He says the electric shock cured his rheumatism.


Frank Gardner finished the plastering in the Geo. Hart rooms over the meat market Wednesday.


Miss Dora Stallman returned Sunday from a 2 week stay and visit with Neillsville friends.


Kurth & Davis shipped 3 cars of stock to Chicago Saturday, Fred Davis going down and noting their arrival.


Mrs. Albion Snyder and children of Duluth, who had been here for several weeks visiting relatives and friends, left for home Sunday morning.


Mrs. Chas. Beeckler’s son, Clyde Shaw, a soldier in Uncle Sam’s regular army stationed at Sparta for this month, arrived here last Friday and remained over Sunday visiting relatives, returning to duty Monday.


Mr. and Mrs. Jos. Marsh and son Joe, and Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Bump autoed over from Marshfield last Thursday, encountering a rain storm, they stopped here and took the afternoon freight train for home, leaving the auto housed in Rice Davis’ barn until some future day.



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