News: Granton Locals (12 Jan 1906)


Surnames: Walk, Poate, Calway, Fulwiler, Marsh, Riedel, Tompkins, Wright, Smith, Johnson, Stallman, Fuller, Downer, Cole, Knorr, Lee, Kemmeter, McCarty, Williams, Waterpool, Baer, Hefty, Frei, Paulson, Kurth, Davis, Berg, Pierrelee, Moldenhauer, Glass, Schwarz, Chub, Hallock, Lavey, Schoengarth, Stockwell, Kimball, Churchill, Mallory, Lovell, Osgood, Grady, Neinas, Keddel, Merryfield, Gluch, Hass, Converse, Tradup, Backhaus, Listeman, Tucker, Gardner, McLaughlin, Fricke,


----Source: Granton News (Granton, Clark Co., Wis.)  01/12/1906


Paul Walk drove out from Neillsville Tuesday on business bent.


Will Poate Sr. of Neillsville was out Monday looking up business.


Sam Calway of Neillsville transacted business here early this week.


W.C. Fulwiler transacted business here Monday.


Miss Ora Marsh was a Neillsville shopper on Monday.


The Misses Lena and Laura Riedel called on town friends Monday afternoon.


Mesdames J.M. Tompkins and John Wright visited Neillsville between trains Monday.


Miss Marion Smith, daughter of Lou Smith, is temporarily boarding at Homer Downer’s attending school.


Mrs. Frank Johnson of Loyal was the guests of Mrs. Cole here Monday.


Arthur Stallman has accepted janitorship of the schoolhouse in place of John Fuller who resigned.


The Neillsville Times of last week was a most delightful number in commemoration of its 27th anniversary.


A.J. Knorr left for Shiocton on the midnight limited Monday to attend a meeting of the Shiocton Oil Co.  He returned Wednesday noon.


Miss Ruth Lee, daughter of T.F. Lee, is boarding at John Fuller’s so as to insure daily attendance at school during this uncertain weather.


Kemmeter’s mill started up last week, bolts are coming in rapidly and the sason bids fair to be a good one.


Almond McCarty, the genial Irishman from Longwood, arrived here early this week and has taken up quarters at the Forest House.  He is engaged with scaling logs for the Roddis Veneer Co.


Robert Riedel, who suffered a broken leg last fall and since which time has made his home with his brother Fred, made his first trip to town since the accident, on Tuesday, driving in with Fred.


Mrs. H.E. Williams will entertain the Circle and friends at her home next Wednesday at 12 o’clock noon dinner.  15 cents each and everybody is invited.


Mrs. Wm. Waterpool of the Ridge was called to Eau Claire last Saturday to attend the funeral of a nephew who was buried there on Sunday.  She is staying this week, expecting to return home tomorrow.


Remember the big masquerade dance at the opera house here tomorrow (Sat.) night.  Whitcomb’s Orchestra will furnish the music and the Forest House the oyster supper.


Mesdames A.J. Knorr and F.J. Baer attended the eastern Star meeting and the "Sweep Out Sale" of the W.J. Marsh Dry Goods Co. at Neillsville Friday.  The train was late and they arrived home at 4:30 a.m. next morning.


Mr. and Mrs. John Hefty of Munroe arrived here last Friday and purchased an 80 acre farm from Joseph Frei.  Mr. Frei is a bachelor who formerly lived in Green County and having secured employment with an old friend there, he took his departure from here on Monday morning enroute to Green County.


Ros Paulson made a trip to Christie Sunday.


Kurth & Davis shipped a car of stock Saturday.


Carl Berg transacted business at the county seat Saturday.


Mrs. Aug. Pierrelee and daughter Dollie were Neillsville visitors Monday.


Walter Moldenhauer is rapidly converting his big stock of logs into lumber.  The mill runs every day.


Mrs. Glass of California, who is visiting her sister Mrs. Schwarz, was on the sick list last week.


C.W. Chubb, a life insurance agent from Lynn, transacted business in town Saturday.


Mrs. Ross Paulson spent last week under the parental roof at Christie, returning here Sunday.


James Hallock is here from the west, visiting relatives and canvassing for books.


Miss Jennie Lavey of Elkhart, who has been visiting at Fred Schoengarth’s past two months, left for her home Sunday night.


Miss Hope Marsh and Bernice Stockwell of Marshfield, who had been visiting their respective relatives, returned home Friday afternoon.


Miss Dmma Kimball came over from Neillsville Saturday and spent several days with her sister Mrs. W.S. Davis.


Miss Edna Kemmeter left for Menasha and her studies there, on Monday.  Grandpa Churchill accompanied here as far as Marshfield and saw her safely off from there.


Rev. Wilson Mallory of Stevens Point held religious services at Unity Tuesday evening and came here Wed. hoping to hold services here that evening and the next, but owing to the inclemency of the weather the meetings here were given up.


J.W. Lovell is on the gain.


Mrs. Almeda Osgood is reported to be on the road to recovery.


Ora Cole and Callie Downer drove to Neillsville Wed. afternoon.


Anna Grady visited at Amelia Converse’s Sunday.


W.S. Davis transacted business at Neillsville Wed. evening.


Mrs. Chas. Neinas is considerably under the weather, though nothing serious.


Stephen Keddel came down from Laona last Wednesday to visit with his family.


Frank Merryfield of Withee is here looking after the cream separator business.


Rella Osgood is engaged with hauling wood from Chas. Osgood’s place to the schoolhouse.


We are indebted to Aug. Gluch for several head of fine cabbage, bread and meat for ye Dutch editor.


Mrs. P.H. Hass returned from here visit at Loyal last Saturday, returning by train.


Miss Anna Tradup of Minnesota, who had been here on a visit to her parents, left for Minnesota again on Saturday.


Otto Backhaus, secretary of the Marshfield brewing Co. transacted business in town late last week.


Kurt Listeman, the Neillsville brewer, transacted business in town Saturday and drove out to Lynn on a similar errand.


A.H. Tucker’s town friends were agreeably surprise on Wednesday to meet him here on the streets, his first appearance in 8 weeks.  He had been confined at home with rheumatism and lost some 38 pounds.


Mrs. Gardner McLaughlin went to Madison Tuesday where she will spend some time receiving medical attention.  Her mother, Mrs. Rice Davis, accompanied her down, but Mrs. Davis returned home yesterday.


Oscar Fricke, our popular Register of Deeds together with a gentleman from Sheboygan County, came over from Neillsville one afternoon late last week to look after some business interests here.


Rev. Hass drove home from Loyal where he had been in attendance at the Wiener Conference last Friday.  He was accompanied home by the Rev. Mittemeier of Clintonville and the Rev. Schmalz of Wien who remained until the next day.



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