News: Granton News (03 Nov 1905)


Surnames: Smith, Luethe, Lee, Morris, Barker, Cattanach, Page, West, Paulson, Lynch, Kintzele, Crowbar, Davis, Schune, Pickruhn, Konshak, Ober, Nason, Amidon, Woodward, Baer, Marsh, Clark, Hall, Neitzel, Duffy, Hart, Schoengarth, Downer, Davis, Geisler, Wage, Daughhette, Sultrecht, Grasser, Krause, Puffol, Franke, Neinas, Mead, Mallory, Schlinsog, Keller, Wright, Moldenhauer, McLaughlin, Nichols, Soles, Bradbury, Slocomb, Raymond, Arndt, Retta, Gotter, Snyder, Hass, Thiede, Senn, Campbell, Londgreen, Osgood, Siefert, Sifert, Beecher


----Source: Granton News (Granton, Clark Co., Wis.)  11/03/1905


B.E. Smith of Neillsville transacted business here on Monday.


Thermo Luethe passed through her on Monday.


Mrs. N.E. Lee and Mrs. Levi Morris spent Sunday at John Kintzele’s.


Had a fire scare late Monday night.  A chimney on the D.E. Barker house burned out.


Mrs. John Cattanach has been somewhat indisposed for the past 10 days.


Mr. and Mrs. Henry Smith were up from the Ridge Saturday on a "trading" trip.


Mrs. Walker Page and Miss Mayme West visited at W.W. Page’s here one day last week.


Ross Paulson sold his little coach dog last Saturday to a traveling salesman for 8 dollars.


Frank Lynch and Chas. Crowbar drove out from Neillsville early this week and Frank traded horses with Rice Davis.


Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Pickruhn and daughter Arvilla drove to Loyal Saturday afternoon and spent Sunday with relatives there.


Harry Ober was seriously ill Friday evening with one of his old spell, from which he readily recovered, and at this writing is about as well as usual again.


Rolla G. Nason was very ill and confined to his home and bed late last week and the fore part of this with asthma.


Silas Amidon of Melrose arrived here last Friday for a several week stay and visit with his brother G.E. Amidon.


Mrs. Wm. F. Woodward of Neillsville was out last week and spent a couple of days with her friend Mrs. F.J. Baer.


The plate front put into the new drug store building early this week by L.A. Marsh completes the appearance of the building and gives it quite a metropolitan air.


James Clark and Duncan Cattenach at Nasonville are rejoicing over new covered water tanks where their stock will enjoy good drinking water this winter.


Last Saturday night the young people enjoyed a delightful impromptu dance in the M.W.A. Hall here.  H. Schoengarth and Miss Laura Neitzel furnished the music.


John Duffy was in town on business Monday. 


Mr. and Mrs. Fred Heart, son Glen and 10-week old baby Irene came up from Merrillan Saturday for an over Sunday visit at his brother George’s.


Leland Page and Addie Davis drove out to Chili and visited Callie Downer Monday, and while driving home with a "crazy" horse and meeting a drove of sheep on the road, they had an exciting time with Sir Nag.


Will Geisler of Greenwood was about town early Monday morning making farewell calls among his many friends here before leaving at 11 a.m. in company with Richard Gotter for Madison where they expect to put in several months in the dairy school.


Mrs. T.D. Wage, Mr. and Mrs. J.B. Daughhette and children, T.F. Lee and daughter Ruth, Mrs. G.W. Hart, daughter Essie, Albert Davis, the Misses Huldah Sultrecht, Alma Grasser, and Elsie Krause, and Mr. and Mrs. F.J. Baer were among the Grantonites who went to Neillsville Saturday.


Joe Davis of Neillsville drove out on business last Friday.


Herman Schoengarth left for Winnebago Sunday night.


Some of the young people spent the evening at Homer Downer’s.


Ferd Puffol of Sauerkraut City was in town Tuesday.


Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Franke of town of Lynn visited at Chas. Neinas’ Sunday.


Hale Davis, who for months past has been sojourning in St. Louis, is expected home here next week.


Needed repairs are being instituted in the basement of the Farmers State Bank.


Ed Mead was in town looking after his business interests Tuesday.


Wilson Mallory of Stevens Point arrived here Tuesday since which time he has been holding services nightly in the John Kintzele district north of here.


"Wild Jim", a Texan cowboy, did the town last Saturday with a fake show and a decidedly "skin" game.


Monday morning old mother earth look pretty white, presumably due to the fright of Sunday night’s snowstorm.


Miss Laura Schlinsog drove out to Herman Keller’s Tuesday to be in attendance at her niece Adeline’s first birthday, which was celebrated that day.


Leland Page, who is attending school at Oshkosh, accompanied his brother Milton, was was down there visiting him last week, home on Friday.  Leland expects to return to his studies there early next week.


John Wright is making extensive improvements in his home, building on, re-modeling and making larger several rooms, putting in a furnace, larger window light, etc., etc., in many ways making it a most desirable residence.


Walter Moldenhauer purchased a mill at Bright and had it shipped here last week, and now has it set up and running full time.


Mrs. Gardner McLaughlin, who has been somewhat under the weather for weeks past, underwent a surgical operation on Tuesday morning.  Dr. F.A. Soles, assisted by Dr. E.L. Bradbury of Neillsville, operated.  Mrs. McLaughlin is recovering nicely.  Mrs. Langdon Nichols is nursing her.


Austin Slocomb and daughter Hazel were up from the Ridge Tuesday and while Mr. Slocomb transacted business, Miss Hazel made some pleasant call among friends.  This was Austin’s first visit to town in some time; rheumatism confining him rather close to home this fall.


Mrs. Ross Paulson went home to Christie Wednesday and spent the day with her sister Edna Raymond, whose condition that day was very serious and we have been unable to learn more before going to press.


The Halloween party given by the Circle Tuesday evening at the M.W.A. Hall was a delightful affair.  The hall was illuminated witht eh beaming, lighted yellow faces such as played a prominent part in Sir Ichabod Crane’s historical life.  The salads were served from natural dishes afforeded by the pumpkin, the pickles from those afforeded by the cucumber, the butter from that by the white turnip, etc., etc., while cats, rats, mice, spiders, etc., appeared with great promiscuousness over the table.  The oyster stew was delightful, palatable and piping hot.  The rolls, coffee, doughnuts, tarts and pumpkin pie, to say nothing of the cookies designed after all manner of inmates of the ark, were made to please the sense of sight, smell and taste, thus with the delightful oyster stew and its filling propensities we had an ideal supper.


Miss Emma Arndt of Loyal visited at Eugene Osgood’s this week.


Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Neinas drove out and attended the funeral of A. Londgreen at Chili yesterday.


Mrs. Carl Retta spent Tuesday and Wednesday here with her cousin Mrs. Chas. Neinas.


Miss Lizzette Gotter of Lyn made some pleasant calls among friends here Tuesday.


M.L. Snyder and Will Campbell transacted business at the Farmer’s State Bank here on Monday.


The Ladies Aid Society of Rev. Hass’ congregation will meet with Mrs. Herman Thiede next Wedensday.


F.J. Senn, the sewing machine agent from Marshfield, recently made glad two homes here with placing therein beautiful "White" machines, coming over Monday and closing up the deal relatives to same. 


Dr. F.A. Soles made us a hurried call this Thursday morning, says send my paper to Spencer for the next year Why? Why?  That’s where I’m going.  So now we know where the doctor is at.


Rev. Alonzo Seifert of Lindsey, the Methodist minister who spoke here last Friday, will be here again Nov. 7, next Tuesday, and will again speak in the Union Church.  We were in conversation with Rev. Sifert last Saturday and learned that he would be pleased to start a branch here and would, if successful, make regular fortnightly visits here.  Lete everyone interested in the welfare of this town and the Gosperl of the Lord turn out and hear Rev. Sifert next Tuesday.


Thursday evening of last week, the R.C. Beecher home was filled to over flowing with friends of Dr. and Mrs. F.A. Soles, who met there on the occasion of a farewell party to Doctor and wife.  The evening was delightfully spent with music and visiting.  The friends took this opportunity to present them with a dozen silver knives, a half dozen silver desert spoons and a silver salad fork as small mementos of the esteem in which the docortor and his good wife where held.  About 11 p.m. a delightful supper was served, of which some 72 people partook, after which Doctor made a few well-chosen remarks, and after a little more music the good byes were said and the crowd dispersed in their various homeward ways.



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