News: Granton Locals (10 Nov 1905)


Surnames: Mabie, Beecher, Davis, Reichert, Riedel, Nason, Taplin, Thiede, Knorr, Sterns, Roder, Williams, Wonser, Kurth, Sweetland, Woodward, Wiesner, Viergatz, Lee, Morris, Soles, Leach, Wage, Wright, Donahue, Beeckler, Page, Snyder, Marsh, Downer, Neff, Schune, Converse, Kintzele, Schwarz, Marsh, Londgreen, Londgren, Pierrelee, Ure, Howard, Amidon, Johnson, Hart, Beaver, Neinas, Olson, Finnegan, Bladl, Neitzel, Raymond, Contouri, Klein


----Source: Granton News (Granton, Clark Co., Wis.)  11/10/1905


Mrs. Albert Mabie was a Neillsville visitor Tuesday.


Mrs. R.C. Beecher entertained a few friends at a quilting Wednesday.


Thode Davis transacted business at Neillsville Monday.


L. Reichert of Chili came over and took dinner with his mas last Sat.


Fred D. Riedel is suffering with neuralgia, and for several weeks past has been confined at home.


Rella G. Nason was able to be out and walk about a little for the first time Monday, after 10 days severe attack of asthma.


The Davis livery barn has been regaled with a "dandy" new sign, the work of Ferdinand Reichert.


W.W. Taplin of Neillsville, combining business with pleasure, called on friends here Monday.


Mrs. Herman Thiede made some pleasant call among friends here early in the week.


Potatoes are Potatoes this fall.  A.J. Knorr just received a carload at 75 cents per bushel, while apples are just out of sight.


Mrs. Henry Sterns and little daughter of Duluth arrived here Sat. night to be in attendance at Mrs. Carl Roder’s funeral.  They returned to Duluth yesterday.


Williams & Wonser shipped 3 cars of stock last Saturday, while Kurth & Davis shipped 2.  Chas. Neinas accompanied the 5 cars to Chicago, returning Tuesday.


Mrs. Sweetland of Loyal transacted business here early this week as she was enroute to Neillsville.


Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Woodward drove out from Neillsville Monday for a visit with friends here.


Eddie Wiesner and Reinhold Viergatz went to Neillsville Sunday noon, then took the midnight train from there with other parties for Laona, where they expect to spend the next several months.


Mrs. N.E. Lee and Mrs. Levi Morris were at Neillsville between trains on Tuesday.


Dr. and Mrs. F.A. Soles with baby Bernice left for Spencer, their new home, on Monday; besides doctor’s large clientage they leave a host of friends to regret their removal from this place.


Adolph Leach and little daughters, who had been on a visit at Grand Rapids and Princeton, returned home on Friday.


Miss Gladys Wage entertained a number of her young friends most delightfully at tea last Saturday, the occasion being the 19th anniversary of her birth.


Roy Wright, John Donahue, Geo. And Price Beeckler, Leland Page, Loren Snyder and the Misses Ora Marsh, Callie and Hazel Downer, Pearl and Tessie Beeckler, Mabel Tyler and Alberta Neff attended the dance at Shortville Saturday night and report a good time.


Adolph Schune had the misfortune to be badly hurt while engaged with leveling up the ground about the house for a lawn site.  He was using a plow and the frozen earth was too much for it and the plow broke, throwing him forward and striking upon it, bruising his face considerably.  Adolph now presents the appearance of a cut up football player.


All interested in the Union Church will please bear in mind that there will be a business meeting of the Circle and the association held at the church next Tuesday evening.  Let everybody interested be present.


Frank Converse and Noble Downer went North Saturday to make preparations for a comfortable camp during the hunting season.  They will be joined by John Kintzele, Wm. Schwarz, Vet Marsh and others after the season opens.


Mrs. A. Londgreen of Chili transacted business here on Monday.


Eugene Pierrelee returned Monday from a business trip to Wausau.


John and Geo. Ure took to the woods Tuesday to build a camp and be ready for hunting tomorrow.


Deer season opens tomorrow, Saturday, the 10th, and continues through the month.


Levi Morris purchased a fine cow of Henry Williams last week, paying 31 dollars for her.


Clare Morris and W.R. Howard, who are brick laying at Marshfield, Sundayed here, Clare coming over to look after a horse which he recently purchased from parties at Chili.


Glasses fitted, spectacles repaired and lenses duplicated on short notice. - L.T. Smith, Jeweler, Granton.


G.E. Amidon, the druggist, is now delightfully settled in the new drug store building, and he seems quite as glad to see a fellow as he did at the old stand.


Miss Ora Marsh went to Melrose yesterday for a few days visit with friends.  She expects to return about Tuesday of next week and will be accompanied home by her grandma Johnson.


Kearney Davis purchased the post office building and the lot upon which it stands, of A.J. Knorr early this week, and he will build on to the north side of it for a barbershop.  The post office for the present will remain undisturbed.


The interior of the Geo. Hart meat market has been repapered and repainted, and put in "apple pie" order gain.


Mrs. Chas. Neinas and daughter Lydia enjoyed the quilting bee at H. Keller’s on Wednesday.


Geo. Beaver went to Loyal Monday to spend the week in hunting in the woods of that vicinity.


Last Tuesday morning as Chas. Neinas returned from his trip to Chicago, being very tired and sleepy, and going to work to bank around the new drug store with his team; he had the misfortune to get one of his horses down in the drain which was dug for the cellar, five feet square and eight feet deep, but not getting excited, Mr. Neinas had his horse out and at work again in a half hours’ time with no damage done.


About 5 p.m. Thursday eve of last week, Robert Riedel, who was walking west on the railroad track going home from town, had the misfortune as he neared the switch to make a misstep and break his left leg.  Station agent C.M. Olson had just heard the incoming freight train whistle, when he was attracted by Robert’s cries and hastening down the track to his assistance, he dragged the unfortunate man off the track and down the embankment to a place of safety, admonishing him to lie there and remain quiet, that he would send someone to his assistance.  Mr. Olson then phone to Vet Marsh of the Forest House, and Chester Finnegan and John Bladl were dispatched to look after the injured man.  They, reinforced by 4 volunteers, soon came back carrying Robert on a board.  Dr. Schwarz hastily summoned, who found him suffering with a compound fracture of the bone near the ankle.  Doc set the bone and the injured man was made as comfortable as could be there at the Forest House until Saturday morning when his nieces, the Misses Lena and Laura Riedel, drove in from their delightful farm home and took him home with them, where he will be given the best of care and attention.  This is a most serious accident coming as it does to a man so advanced in years.


Mrs. Otto Neitzel and daughter Elsie left on Wednesday for a visit with relatives at Milwaukee.


Miss Edna Raymond of Christie, who is seriously ill with typhoid fever, recognized on Monday for the first in days, some members of the family.  We anxiously hope that this step toward recovery may be rapidly followed by others.


Mrs. Contouri, formerly Mrs. Dave Klein, is widowed again.  Mr. Contouri of Lindsey, who she married but a few months since, passed on and into the higher life last Saturday.  The funeral, which was attended by relatives and friends from here was held on Monday.



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