News: Granton Locals (24 Nov 1905)


Surnames: Holmes, Luethe, Gereke, Kurth, Hughes, Wiesner, Gerber, Davis, Worchel, Lautenbach, Guk, Amidon, Neinas, Tompkins, Wonser, Nonhof, Erwood, Wiesner, Williams, Tyler, Neff, Paulson, Kemmeter, Hammler, Schroeder, Babcock, Beeckler, Mockel, Buddenhagen, Lee, Bryson, Howard, Converse, Holmes, Krause, Koser, Moldenhauer, Marx, Hallock, Washburn, Hart, Arndt, Baer, Litka, Pickruhn Dietrich, Stallman, Hennings, Schoengarth, Hantke, Brown, Stillman, Rausch, Page, Brooks, Tompkins, Pischer, Buss, Cook, Osgood, Marsh, Sifert, Johnson, Kemmeter, Downer



----Source: Granton News (Granton, Clark Co., Wis.)  11/24/1905


H.B. Holmes of Lynn was in town here on Monday.


Thermo Luethe transacted business here Monday.


Rev. Gereke went to Eau Claire on Monday to be in attendance at the Conference there.


Mrs. Richard Kurth was at Neillsville Monday, went down on the train from here.


James Hughes from the Ridge was up here with a load of cheese for shipment last Friday.


Miss Ottilie Wiesner spent several days of last week with Neillsville relatives, returning home on Monday.


Fred Gerber celebrated a birthday last Sunday, but owing to the home being so small only relatives and intimate friends were in attendance there.


Mr. and Mrs. L. Davis and Willie Davis, all of Chicago, arrived here Monday on a visit to relatives at York Center.


Willie Worchel is working for Aug. Lautenbach, getting out wood in York and haling it to Romadka.


Miss Lizzie Guk of the town of Lynn is assisting Mrs. G.E. Amidon in her household duties.


Wm. Neinas went to Chicago last Saturday on business and returned Tuesday morning.


Mrs. J.M. Tompkins entertained the Helping Hand Society of the Adventist Church at a 12 o’clock dinner Tuesday.


Mrs. Wonser of Unity arrived here Tuesday noon on a several week visit to her daughter, Mrs. Al Nonhof and son E.R. Wonser.


The M.W.A. Camp of Chili will hold a Thanksgiving Ball at their new hall on Thursday eve, Nov. 30.  Everybody is cordially invited.


W.J. Erwood of La Crosse held Spiritualist meetings here Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings in the Union Church building.  Large and interested audiences were in attendance nightly.


Chas. Wiesner brought in a "small" hog last Saturday which he sold to Williams & Wonser for shipment.  The poor little thing must have been only a suckling as it only weighed 520 pounds.


The Misses Celia Tyler and Alberta Neff recently changed boarding places and are now at Chas. Neinas’.  This increase in the Neinas family necessitated the purchase of a handsome new extension table and Aug. Hammler fitted them out.


Ross Paulson secured the contract for furnishing and delivering the sand and rock necessary in the construction of the new school building which is to be erected in this join school district next spring.


P.J. Kemmeter and son Philmore returned from their trip to Menasha late last week.  They report Miss Edna as delighted with the school there and that she will not be home until Christmas.


Mrs. Edw. Schroeder and baby Charles went home with Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Babcock of Shortville last Friday and remained until Sunday when Mrs. Schroeder drove down to spend the day and bring them home in the eve.


Geo. And Price Beeckler, Vint Lee, Adolph Mockel, Blaine Bryson and a son of Wm. Buddenhagen all left on the 7:50 a.m. passenger train Monday for a winter’s sojourn at Glidden; going into camp for the Nash Lumber Co.


Mrs. Frank Converse went to Neillsville last week Thursday for a visit with her niece, Mrs. L. Howard, after which she goes on a visit with her sister, Mrs. A.C. Holmes, who resides near Greenwood.


Herman Krause was engaged with sewing rye Monday.


Herman Koser of Chili transacted business in town last Friday.


Mrs. Walter Moldenhauer is reported ill with typhoid fever.


Josie Marx is very ill with appendicitis.


Mrs. Norman Hallock left here Wednesday for Moon where she will spend several weeks with relatives.


R.T. Washburn of Lynn was over here Saturday with his camera and made some externally good photos of the G.W. Hart meat market building, internally as well as externally.


Gus Arndt has been enjoying a visit from a brother who resides in Milwaukee and who returned home there on Monday.


Mrs. F.J. Baer and baby Helene spent several days last week with relatives at Marshfield.  F.J. went over Saturday, returned home with them on Sunday.


Geo. R. Brooks of Lynn transacted business in town Monday.


Herman and Anna Litka of Loyal spent Sunday here with their sister, Mrs. Chas. Pickruhn.


Mr. and Mrs. John Dietrich welcomed the arrival of a little son at their home early this week.


Miss Dora Stallman left here last Friday for Chili where she goes for an indefinite stay at Herman Hennings.


Fred Schoengarth had a fancy new windmill and water tank put up at his home last week by L.H. Howard of Neillsville.


Mr. and Mrs. G.H. Brown, who spent the past year on their Longwood farm before removing to Genoa, Ill., last week, very pleasantly whiled away a few days among friends in this vicinity.  We trust that they have only gone for a winter’s sojourn and that they will return to Clark County again in the spring.


Dr. W.D. Stillman of Madison has permanently located in Granton and is prepared to do all kinds of dental work, crown and bridge work a specialty.  Office closed Saturdays.


Chas. Neinas’ team was left standing near the Rausch & Page warehouse last Saturday when section men coming by on a handcar frightened them and they set off by themselves and coming to the track went eastward across the railroad bride without mishap.  Mr. Neinas was in their wake and when he saw them set foot upon the bridge he closed his eyes and turned about, dreading what seemed inevitable - the breaking of their legs, but they crossed in safety and section men took up the cattle guards beyond and stopped them in the road where Mrs. Neinas was called to take them in charge, none the worse for their adventure.


W.S. Davis, accompanied by "Skinny" Stallman, made an urgent business trip to Neillsville one evening late last week.  They drove down with a young colt which had never been harnessed more than a half dozen times.  It was dark when they set out and Sir colt, emboldened by Scott’s rich, melodious, encouraging tones, was doing nicely when Lady moon made her appearance and the shadows she caused to be cast across the roadway were a great source of annoyance to the travelers.  "Skinny the mascot" felt his heart in his mouth several times and but for the good fortunes in the lurches causing him to gasp and swallow, he’d have bitten it in two more than once, but they were nearing town now and the welcome electric lights illuminating the earth, Sir colt became very tractable and docile, and they reached their destination and dismounted in safety.  The business attended to, Scott pales to think of the return trip when a restaurant attracts his attention and an oyster stew appeals to his appetite.  He and Skinny partake; then reinforced by the inner man being well fed they set out on the home trip which held them at attention from start to finish, though they arrived here without having suffered a serious mishap and repaired to their respective downy beds to slumber when lo! The night horse thereto attached though oblivious to the naked eye, was to all intents and purposes far more to be dreaded than Sir colt who conveyed them to and from Neillsville, and it was with delight they welcomed the coming of the dawn - So much for man’s fears of the quadrupled.


Miss Electa Brooks of Lynn is visiting friends here.


Frank Tompkins came down from Minneapolis Tuesday night for a few days visit with his parents.


Henry Pischer was at Joe Buss’ early this week with his wood saw.


Mr. and Mrs. Sam Cook were up from the Ridge and visited friends here Sunday.


Leroy Osgood, who moved to Oregon from here about a year ago, recently sustained severe injuries in falling from the scaffolding about a building in the course of erection.


Miss Ora Marsh, accompanied by her grandma Johnson returned home from Jackson County last Friday.


For the past 2 weeks bicycle lovers have enjoyed most delightful bicycle rides, the roads and weather being of the best.


Word has been received from Rev. Sifert to the effect tht he will be unable to keep his appointment here Thanksgiving evening, having been called to spend the day with a sister whom he has not seen in 15 years.



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