News: Granton Locals (19 Jan 1906)


Surnames: Snyder, Davis, Albrecht, Gluch, Hass, Schmoll, Marsh, Hunt, Gilman, Howard, Hubing, Nanstad, Handt, Viergutz, Schlinsog, Brown, Hannah, Robinson, Martindale, Sternitzky, Konshak, Finnegan, Rausch, Schwarz, Storm, Schroeder, Crevecoeur, Wren, Page, Daughhette, Snyder, Downer, Converse, Roder, King, Sifert, Pickruhn, Stallman, Osgood, McLaughlin, Guk, Neinas, Fader, Ross, Senkbeal, Kemmeter, Schmoll, Hornbeck, Schoengarth, Lokken, Hoganson, Cole, Donahue, Mooney, Brick, Lang, Paulson, Lee, Burdick, Gillilan, Huff, Glass, Tompkins, Winn, Rose, Curtis, Berg, Kurth, Peters, Smith, Nason, Beeckler, Mallory, Hillert


----Source: Granton News (Granton, Clark Co., Wis.)  01/19/1906


Loren Snyder spent Sunday with his parents at Neillsville.


Rice D. Davis transacted business at Neillsville Monday.


Wilbur Albrecht left for Union Center Monday.


Dan Gluch Sr. was reported to be very ill early in the week.


Miss Dodie Hass visited Mrs. Aug. Schmoll on Monday.


Denver Williams delivered some first class maple wood to town parties Saturday.


Mr. and Mrs. Vet Marsh and daughter Agnes visited at Marshfield Monday.


Mrs. Albert Davis returned late last week from a 5 week visit with her parents at Garden Valley.


Mr. Hunt, one of the state graded school inspectors, was her Monday inspecting our school.  He reports finding everything going very satisfactorily.


The W. W. Gilman lumber is being brought here from Shortville ready for shipment.  They began hauling last Saturday.


A large delegation from Neillsville came over Saturday on the freight which arrived here about 10 p.m. that night and enjoyed the mask ball.


Archie and Gertrude Howard and Celia and Henry Hubing were up from the Ridge and in attendance at the dance here Saturday night.


Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Nanstad and daughter Isabelle were down from Christie Saturday night and in attendance at the mask ball.


Christie was well represented at Saturday night’s ball here.  Elmer Brown and wife, Will Hannah and wife, Robinson and wife, Arthur Martindale and best girl being among the Christie people who participated.


Mrs. Wilhelmina Handt still continues to be seriously ill.  On Monday, Mrs. Albert Viergutz and Mrs. Wm. Schlinsog spent the day there in assisting her daughter Martha to care for her.


Messrs. Henry Sternitzky, L.E. Moh and David Konshak were in town Tuesday morning engaged with business matters concerning them as trustees of the new Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church of this town.


Fred Handt, who was summoned home from St. Paul early last month on account of the serious illness of his mother, is still here and in attendance upon her bedside.


Messrs. Jas. Finnegan, D. Rausch, Dr. S.G. Schwarz, William Storm, Edward Schroeder and S.L. Marsh were among the Grantonites who witnessed the wrestling match at Marshfield Monday night between Chas. McMahon of Indianapolis, Ind., and Fred Beel of Marshfield.


Ernest Crevecoeur was the recipient of a unique Christmas present from his friend Lamont Wren of Los Angeles, Calif.  It is a paper weight made entirely out of shells cemented together in a most curious manner.  Wren wrote Ernest and told him a whopper fish story which Ernest Swallowed, along with his Christmas goodies.


The Beaver officers to be installed at tonight’s special meeting are as follows:

W.C. - W.W. Page

W.V.C. - J. B. Daughhette

W.P.C. - L.A. Marsh

W.H. - Kearnep Davis

W. Sec. - Frank Snyder

W. Treas. - W.S. Davis

W. Trapper - Joe Downer

Med. Ex. - Dr. S.G. Schwarz


Clay Converse returned Saturday from a several week sojourn at Laona.


Aug. Roder transacted business in town Tuesday.


Mrs. H.A. King was on the sick list Monday.  Rev. Sifert of Lindsey preached here in the Union Church building Sunday evening.


Mrs. Chas. Pickruhn and daughter Arvilla returned Saturday from a week’s visit with relatives at Loyal.


Miss Dora Stallman is assisting Mrs. Myron Osgood in her household duties this week, Mrs. Osgood being somewhat under the weather.


Mrs. Gardner McLaughlin, who was so seriously ill at Madison at last account is reported as being considerably more comfortable this week.


Mr. and Mrs. Reinhold Guk visited their daughter Mrs. Chas. Neinas Saturday.


Miss Emma Neinas of Sauerkraut City is in town helping her aunt Mrs. Chas. Neinas about her household duties.


Miss Martha Fader of Loyal, who speaks both English and German, has accepted a position in the P.J. Kemmeter store.


Bro. Editor Ross of the Loyal Tribune was in town on business Tuesday.  We acknowledge a pleasant call.


Eddie Davis, who for several weeks past has been sojourning at Marshfield, returned last Saturday and has again accepted a position in the Kearney Davis barbershop.


Miss Lean Senkbeal, who for months past had been in N. Dakota on her homestead, when on her way home to Stratford last week, stopped off and stayed over Sunday, a guest at the P.J. Kemmeter home.


Aug. Schmoll, Leland Davis, S.G. Hornbeck, Paul Schoengarth, Sever Lokken, Will Lokken, Adolph Hoganson, Fred Cole, John Donahue and John Mooney are on the Kemmeter Mill payroll.


Chris Brick and Miss Hazel Robinson drove down from Greenwood Saturday and enjoyed a the good music, the dance and oyster supper which furnished entertainment here that night.


John C. Lang, a Neillsville creamery man, and his best girl were among the gay throng at the opera house Saturday night.


Messrs. Ross Paulson and T.F. Lee drove to Marshfield Monday on business and incidentally to take in the wrestling match there that night, driving home the next day.


The Mite Society, some half dozen little maidens with their dolls, met with Blanche Burdick last Saturday and whiled away the afternoon within the doors at the Thos. Burdick home.


Remember Gillilan the humorist, will be at the Neillsville opera house tomorrow, Sat. night and that tickets thereto may be procured at this office.


Mrs. Huff spent several days of last week here in her town residence, leaving for the farm Sunday afternoon.  She seemed to be suffering with rheumatisms considerably more than usual.


Mrs. Chas. Glass and daughter Dollie of Los Angeles, Calif., who have been visiting at Dr. S.G. Schwarz’s home for the past 6 weeks, left for New Orleans, La. Tuesday morning.  They expect to make an extended visit there, though enroute to their California home.


The inclemency of the weather Tuesday forbade the Circle ladies encircling the H.E. Williams home that day.  The weather conditions being much the same as prevailed upon the day of the last Circle meet which was held at Mrs. H.A. King’s.


The Woodmen elected officers at their last regular meeting as follows:


Counsel - W.W. Page.

Clerk - J.M. Tompkins

Adviser - W.D. Rose,

Banker - Ross Paulson

Escort - W. Winn

Sentry - Arthur C. Berg

Physician - Dr. G.E. Curtis

Managers - Joe Buss, Noble Downer and Robert Kurth.

Installation will take place at the next regular meeting, Jan. 30.  Let all be present


Mrs. F.H. Peters transacted business at Neillsville on Tuesday.


Lyman T. Smith, Doctor of Ophthalmology, spent Sunday with his parents at Neillsville.


Rella Nason is now janitor fot he opera house in place of Chas. Beeckler, who resigned.


Asenath Davis and Vera Pietenpol accepted the hospitality of the John Fuller home Wednesday night on account of the severity of the storm.


Disciple Wilson Mallory was up from the Point again this week and was again handicapped by a storm.


We are about to have most Noble telephone connections as the posts are already set, ready for putting that particular Downer home on the line.


Ed and Fred Hillert took the 1:45 p.m. train Wednesday for Stratford where they will visit Louis Garbush and family.


Gottlieb Hillert butchered a hog which, when alive, tipped the scales at 550 pounds.  That’s a result of scientific feeding.



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