News: Granton Locals (22 Dec 1905)


Surnames: Paulson, Kier, Wisner, Schmoll, Osgood, Hoover’s, Bunday, Klopf, Tompkins, Leach, Mahn, Davis, Rausch, Pietenpol, Nanstad, Johnson, Moh, Sifert, Schultz, Mercer, Baer, Glass, Fuller, Lovell, Page, Neinas, Knorr, Marsh, Riedel, Martin, McGilvray, Marx, Wenzel, King, Lapp, Thompson, Gereke, Winn, Garbush, Arndt, Downer, St. Clair, Redmond, Olson, Hart, Wright, Cross, Braatz, Stillman, Washburn, Rice, Wiggin


----Source: Granton News (Granton, Clark Co., Wis.)  12/22/1905


Mrs. Ross Paulson who was quite ill last week is O.K. again now.


The Eagle Hotel will serve the supper for the Christmas dance Monday night.


Mrs. Kier and sister Miss Ottilie Wisner were guests of their aunt Mrs. August Schmoll here on Tuesday.


Mot Osgood spent several days of last week at John Hoover’s near Neillsville, returning from there Sunday morning.


Miss Winifred Bunday leaves for Packwaukee, her home, tomorrow where she will spend her vacation of the next 2 weeks.


Carl H.W. Klopf, the jeweler at Neillsville, for the latest holiday goods.  Quality, style and process are always right.


Mr. and Mrs. J.M. Tompkins are the recipients of a handsome buffet which arrived here Wednesday, a Christmas gift from their son Rob and his wife who reside at Rhinelander.


Adolph Leach left here yesterday morning for Milwaukee whither he went in response to news that his father a man of 80 years of age, was ill with apoplexy.


Mrs. John Mahn, with two younger children and her husband’s mother, Mrs. Catherine Mahn, left Wednesday evening for a visit of a months or more among relatives at Milwaukee, Boltonville and Cedarburg.


I have in my possession a limited amount of money to loan on good security at the current rate of interest. - C.W. Chubb, Lynn, Wis.


Calvin Davis has secured the opera house for a dance on New Year’s Night.  Good music will be in attendance.  Tickets for the dance, including supper, will be $1.25.  The Forest House will serve the supper.


Mr. and Mrs. Dan Rausch and son Wallie drove out and spent Sunday with grandma Paulson at Nasonville.


Mr. and Mrs. H.J. Pietenpol entertained friends last Friday eve.  Music, games and oyster supper furnished the evening’s entertainment.


Chas. Nanstad and family moved to Christie Wednesday where he has employment in a creamery.


Olney Johnson, who was convalescing after a several weeks severe illness, had the misfortune last Saturday to slip and fall upon the floor at his home and suffer a relapse.


L.E. Moh, proprietor of the Highcroft Stock and Seed Farm, butchered a Poland China pig last Tuesday that is hard to beat.  At the age of 242 days it weighed, alive 323 lbs. and dressed 281 lbs., showing a gain from birth of one pound and six ounces per days.  This shows the best of breeding as well as expert feeding, and there is plenty of both on that farm.


Rev. A. Sifert spoke here Sunday evening.


Dr. Schultz of Lynn exchanged greetings with friends here on Monday.


John Mercer transacted business at Neillsville Monday.


Fred Davis is buying logs again for the Roddis Veneer Co. at Marshfield.


Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Johnson and son Milton were over from Lynn and spent Monday at W.W. Page’s.


Mr. and Mrs. F.J. Baer entertained a few friends at dinner last Sunday in honor of Mrs. Glass of California.


Mrs. John Fuller was quite under the weather last week, but is O.K. again at this writing.


J.W. Lovell has been very ill with kidney trouble for the past two weeks, though somewhat improved now.


Chas. Neinas went to Marshfield Monday and spent several days in visiting rleatives there, returning home yesterday.


Mr. and Mrs. A.J. Knorr, Hale Davis, the Misses Ora Marsh, Lena and Laura Riedel were Neillsville shoppers on Monday.


All Martin, a piano tuner of Stevens Point, arrived here last week Thursday and put in several day’s work here and left us all tuned up.


Leland Page has finished the study of telegraphy at Oshkosh and returned home from there on Saturday last to remain until after the holidays.


While at Neillsville late last week we took occasion to look in upon Bro. V.A. McGilvray, publisher of the Times.  Well!  He’s good to look at, a most agreeable gentleman to meet and he’s getting out an excellent paper and setting a pace for Clark County editors which will need our "going some" to reach.


For wedding rings and gifts, holiday or birthday presents, watches, clocks or glasses, jewelry repairing of any kind, satisfaction guaranteed, lowest prices consistent with first class work and goods, call on Lyman T. Smith, Granton, Wis.


Mr. and Mrs. Gustave Marx of the town of Lynn were in town Monday doing some Christmas shopping.  We acknowledge a pleasant call, Mr. Marx reports having laborers at work digging an 80-fouut well on his premises, preferring this style of well to a drilled one.


Miss Elsie Wenzel, a music teacher from Neillsville who for the past 9 months has been making regular weekly trips here, comes out on the morning train each Saturday and puts in the day here and can be found at the H.A. King residence.  Miss Wenzel has a large class in town and the immediate vicinity who are all reported as doing good work.


Mr. and Mrs. Ray Lapp came down from Wausau last Wednesday to spend Christmas here among friends.


Mr. Thompson and daughter Callie, who for some time past have been here with Mrs. Romanzo Davis, left on Monday for Madison whither they go to live with Robert Thompson, the former’s son.  Robert has purchased a home there and was anxious to occupy it himself and have his mother and sister with him to manage the household affairs.


Rev. and Mrs. Gereke, Mr. and Mrs. Webb Winn, Mrs. Otto Garbush, Mrs. Gus Arndt, the Misses Callie and Hazel Downer, Mrs. Harry St. Clair, Mrs. Vet Marsh and Mrs. F.J. Baer were Neillsville visitors Friday last.


Geo. K. Redmond transacted business here on Saturday.


Mrs. Kearney Davis and baby Moreen spent Sunday at Frant Osgood’s.


Agent C.M. Olson spent Sunday at his home in Woodville.


Geo. Hart had a phone put into his meat market building last week.


John Wright is on the telephone line now, and had a phone put in last week.


Mr. and Mrs. P.A. Cross were shopping here on Wednesday.


Mrs. Vet Marsh was a Neillsville shopper on Wednesday.


Mr. and Mrs. Richard Braatz were Neillsville shoppers on Friday.


30 cords of hard maple wood is wanted by Dr. Stillman of Granton in exchange for dental work.


Mrs. R.T. Washburn of Lynn was in town Tuesday.  We acknowledge a pleasant call.


Whiston Davis arrived home from the west on Wednesday and will spend some time among relatives here.


Fritz Riedel of Nasonville was the guest of his friend Rella Osgood here on day this week.


Miss Josie Rice and mother Mrs. Wiggin returned home Tuesday from their Rochelle and Chicago visit.



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