News: Granton Locals (17 Nov 1905)


Surnames: Page, Schune, King, Soles, Ober, Short, Davis, Beecher, Paulson, Cole, Garbush, Jordan, Erhardt, Williams, Neinas, Satterlee, Budge, Hart, Marx, Huff, Leach, Yankee, Wright, Hoover, Fuller, Raymond, McGinnis, Osgood, Rude, Beeckler, Schwartz, Schnare, Snyder, Crocker, Schmoll, Amidon, Guk, Trichler, Wiesner, Sturdevant, Kemmeter, Hantke, Braatz, Mahn, Thompson, Covey, Ide, Fuller, Baer, Marsh, Kintzele, Daugherty, Neitzel, Konshak, Hammler, Smith, Brickner, Hillert, Riedel, Dietrich, Fricke, Campbell, Rice, Poate, Lippert, Brewer, Hales, Stillman, Soles, Lokken, King, Krause, Southard, Breed, Rogers, Clouse, Bundy, Storm, Wischuelke, Schlinsog, Seifert, Schwarz, Burdick


----Source: Granton News (Granton, Clark Co., Wis.)  11/17/1905


Leland Page returned to his studies at Oshkosh last week.


Herman Schune of Chili was a caller in town on Monday.


Mrs. H.A. King was at Chili between trains on Tuesday.


Dr. F.A. Soles of Spencer was here on Tuesday, having been called here professionally.


Harry Ober was taken seriously ill on Tuesday and is again confined to his bed.


Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Short drove up from Shortville and visited friends here Saturday.


Mr. Eppa Davis, who was principal of our school 2 years ago, visited friends here this week.


Mrs. R.C. Beecher and little son Donald visited at John Fuller’s last Friday.


Hale Davis returned from a several months sojourn at St. Louis early this week.


Miss Ora Cole returned form a 2 month stay and visit at Madison early last week.


Albert and Ed Paulson were out from Nasonville Sunday and visited at Ross Paulson’s.


Geo. Garbush went up to Edgar Friday on business, returning home Monday evening.


Lyle Jordan, who resides near Chili, has greatly added to his barn by putting a new roof thereon.


Martin Erhardt recently sold 40 acres of wild land to D. Williams who moved onto it and is engaged in clearing it.


Mrs. Satterlee and son Forest arrived here last week and have taken up their residence for the winter at W.P. Budge’s.


If in need of a good second hand sewing machine, call on Chas. Neinas, Granton, he has 14 good machines for 3 dollars and up.


Geo. Hart is again owner of the 18 foot lot adjoining the meat market on the south, having purchased it from Kearney Davis on Wednesday.


Rose, the infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Mat Marx, was very ill last week with indigestion, though quite as usual again at this writing.


Mrs. Huff was down last Saturday and had Romanzo Davis put the storm doors and windows on her town home here ready for winter.


A goodly number of nimble thimble operators congregated at Adolph Leach’s Wednesday and with the picnic dinner and social chat they enjoyed a merry day sewing.


Mrs. Henry Yankee, who went to La Crosse some weeks ago for medical treatment, suffered the amputation of one of her lower limbs last week on account of a cancerous growth.


Miss Bessie Wright has accepted a position in a country school near Withee, for which she left today.  This is her first term.  Bessie is very enthusiastic and will undoubtedly succeed admirably.


Mrs. John Hoover came up from Sidney Saturday and visited at John Fullers’ until Tuesday when she went over to Lynn for a few days, expecting to return here for a more extended visit today.


Delos Raymond drove down from Christie Sunday with Miss Lillian McGinnis, who for some weeks past had been caring for his daughter Edna.  Miss Edna has so far recovered as to dispense with the service of a nurse, other than her mother.


Hale Davis, Rella Osgood, Mr. and Mrs. Myron Osgood, the Misses Bessie Wright and Oral Cole, drove up to Ira Davis’ near Longwood last Sunday and put in several days hunting, returning home yesterday.


Geo. Rude was over from Neillsville Tuesday on business.


Roy Wright is again working at Wage’s for his bed and board.


F.A. Beeckler is plastering the interior of his house.


Bill Schwartz and L.E. Schnare are on the deer trail.


Mrs. Frank Snyder has been somewhat under the weather for the past 10 days.


Miss Bianche Crocker is again assisting cashier W.S. Davis with his duties at the Farmers State Bank.


Mrs. August Schmoll and baby Norma are spending a week at Chas. Wiesner’s in the town of Lynn.


The infant son of G.E. Amidon was seriously ill last week, but quite comfortable now.


Willie Guk is happy in the possession of one of those fine water tanks sold by Rausch & Page.


Miss Clara Trichler left for Milwaukee last Friday where she goes to spend the winter.


Mr. and Mrs. Romanzo Davis are moving into the house recently vacated by W.S. Davis.


Attorney C.R. Sturdevant drove out from Neillsville on legal business Monday.


P.J. Kemmeter and son Philmore went to Menasha last week on an extended visit.


Ernest Hantke and Henry Braatz went to Westboro Wednesday on a hunting trip.


Clarence Mahn returned Tuesday morning from his summer’s sojourn in Minnesota.


Mrs. Thompson of Marshall arrived her Monday and will spend the winter with her daughter Mrs. Romanzo Davis.


Mrs. Mary Cover came over from Marshfield Thursday and visited at John Fuller’s until Saturday, since which time she has been at Cash Ide’s.


Mr. and Mrs. C.E. Beeckler, Roy Wright and Mrs. F.J. Baer were among those from here who attended the concert given by the Dunbar Bell Ringers at Neillsville Wed. night.


Vet Marsh, John Kintzele and Jerry Daugherty dressed for hunting, left here last Friday morning for the Downer camp where they put in the time until Tuesday when they returned, reporting little luck, but a good time.


Mrs. Clare Marsh (born Dalia Neitzel) came down from Rhinelander Monday evening for a little visit at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Otto Neitzel in the town of Lynn.


Laura Konshak, while engaged in paly with others on the school grounds Monday, fell in such a manner as to suffer a severe sprain on her right wrist, necessitating her father being called from his work at the church nearby and accompanying her into town here where medical assistance was procured.


A.J. Knorr has added O.K. gaslights to his store equipment this week; and they are just the best ever.  Aug. Hammler, the up to date furniture dealer across the street from Know, says no need of lighting up now, Knorr’s light is quite sufficient for both of them.


Chas. Osgood recently became the possessor of a home in Marshfield through trading his farm in the town of Fremont with one Nick Smith.  Chas. went over last week and took possession, but he has a failing for home scenes and couldn’t content himself there, so he purchased the Henry Brickner place north of town here and moved back and is again with us and at home.


The Gottlieb Hillert home was filled to overflowing one evening early this week when their daughter Emelia was overtaken by a surprise party on her 30th birthday.  There were more than 30 guests present, the names of whom we are unable to give, owing to lack of space.  The evening went all too quickly with  music and games and the serving and dispatching of a delightful lunch.  The party broke up and the guests repaired to their homes at a late and moonlight hour.


Lyman T. Smith spent Sunday at Neillsville with the folks at home.


Mr. and Mrs. W.W. Page visited at John Dietrich’s Saturday.


Aug. H. Riedel transacted business at the county seat Saturday.


Mrs. Reinhold Guk spent the first half of the week here with her daughter Mrs. Chas. Neinas.


The Mesdames Oscar Fricke and Robert Campbell drove out from Neillsville Saturday and spent a social hour with their friend Mrs. F.J. Baer.


Miss Josephine Rice of the town of Lynn, who for the past two years has been employed at H.M. Root’s in Neillsville, came home Sunday for a month’s visit and vacation.


Wm. Poate, Geo. Lippert and Wm. Brewer from Neillsville, were out early this week and put the steel ceiling on at the drug store.


Phillip Hales came over from Augusta Saturday for a short visit with home folks and his best girl, returning to his duties there again on Sunday.


Miss Hope Marsh came over from Marshfield Saturday noon for an over Sunday visit at home, returning to Marshfield and to the schoolroom Monday morning.


Dr. Stillman (the dentist) and wife arrived here from Madison, their former home, Monday morning and are now nicely domiciled in Doc. Soles’ residence.


Earl Marsh, Vernie Wright, Milton Page, Mabel Lokken, Lulu Page and Hattie King drove out and enjoyed the dance at Joe Krause’s Saturday evening.


Mrs. Warren Southard, son Chas and her brother Mr. Rogers of Maine, who is visiting her, accompanied Mrs. Gusta Breed home from Neillsville Monday morning and spent the day here with her, returning home to Neillsville on the evening train that day.


Lee Clouse of Loyal visited at W.W. Page’s Friday, he drove over with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Clouse, who took the train here for Hixton that day, returning home from their trip on Monday.


Lou Smith drove down early Friday morning with his mother-in-law Mrs. Olive Bund, who that day returned to her home at Packwaukee after a delightful 3 weeks visit here at the Lon Smith home.


Wm. Storm and family are spending the week with Mrs. Storm’s parents at Globe, whither they went last Saturday. Chas. Neinas has charge of the saloon during Mr. Sotrm’s absence.


Willie Wischuelke came up from Plainfield to attend the Gotter-Moths wedding two weeks ago and with spending a week at Herman Schlinsog’s and visiting his best girl Miss L, he couldn’t get away in a hurry and it was Tuesday of last week when he left here for Alma.


After last Tuesday evening’s services by Rev. Seifert, some 9 ladies were elected as a committee to ascertained decide relatives to advisability of having Rev. Seifert here regularly during the coming year.  The ladies meeting at the C.E. Beeckler home Monday evening elected Mesdames S.G. Schwarz and Thos. Burdick as a committee to canvass the town and get the voice of the people together with the money to sustain that voice providing it be yea.  Rev. Seifert makes us a very liberal offer which in our opinion, we cannot consistently reject.  Let us unite on this and help a good cause along.



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