News: Granton Locals (26 Jan 1906)


Surnames: Budge, Davis, Satterlee, Schmitz, Wage, Dudei, Baer, Schwarz, Osgood, Bielke, Neinas, Neff, Pietenpol, Hantke, Peters, Wright, Wage, Paulson, Viergutz, Bradbury, Johnson, Lapp, Pischer, Fraser, Schnare, Potter, Lawrence, Dean, Brooks, Dreher, Beaver, Schroder, Davis, Kemmeter, Page, Knorr, Pierrelee, Welsh, Sultrecht, Bladl, Snyder, Marsh, Burdick, McLaughlin, Pickruhn, Williams, Riedel, Beeckler, Hass, Guk, Foemmel, Oxeneider, Sternitzky, Gluch, Selves


----Source: Granton News (Granton, Clark Co., Wis.)  01/26/1906


Mask Ball at Lynn Sat. night.


W.P. Budge expects to put in some staves this winter.


Mrs. Rice Davis was reported to be on the sick list early in the week.


Mrs. Satterlee and son Forest spent Sunday with Neillsville friends.


Nick and Peter Schmitz were in town on business Wednesday.


Miss Gladys Wage spent Saturday and Sunday at home.


Mr. and Mrs. Ben Dudei were in town Saturday.


Mrs. F.J. Baer made a business trip to Neillsville Saturday.


Dr. S.G. Schwarz was a Neillsville visitor Saturday.


Rella Osgood visited Neillsville between trains Sat.


Mrs. Gus Bielke was in town having dentistry done Monday morning.


Mrs. Chas. Neinas, who for weeks past has been under the weather, is considerably better this week.


Miss Alberta Neff will spend the balance of the week and be an over Sunday guests at H.J. Pietenpol’s.


Ernest Hantke and Mrs. Mary Peters took a pleasure drive to Neillsville Tuesday.


Mr. and Mrs. Fred Wright welcomed the advent of a little daughter at their home early Teusday morning.


A sleigh load of young people drove over from Cedarhurst and enjoyed supper at T.D. Wage’s Sunday evening.


Mrs. A. Paulson of Nasonville arrived on the 11 a.m. train Sunday for a visit with her children here.


Reinhold Viergutz, who had been in camp at Laona for the past two months, returned home from there late last week.


Dr. E.L. Bradbury of Neillsville was out last week Thursday, having been called professional, to see Olney Johnson.


Hank & Jay Lapp are filling the different ice houses in town with a nice lot of ice, hauling it from Pischer’s pond.


Wiil Fraser of Chippewa County arrived here last week for an extended visit and wolf hunt with his friend L.E. Schnare.


Mrs. Frank Potter, who was operated on for tumor at the Bachman Hospital in Neillsville, is reported as doing nicely.


W.J. Lawrence of York Center took supper with his friend B.E. Dean at W.P. Budge’s Sunday, then drove back in time to attend the Sunday evening service at York Center.


Ross Paulson is suffering from a severe cold contracted through driving to and from Marshfield early last week, since which time he has been confined to the house.


Geo. R. Brooks drove over from Lynn early Monday morning and met his father Alonzo Brooks of Neillsville here at the depot, who had come over for a visit at George’s home.


Chas. Dreher of Milwaukee arrived here early Tuesday morning and was the guest of his niece Mrs. Geo. Beaver that day, going from here to Loyal that evening.


Edw. Schroeder and W.S. Davis drove down to the former’s place in Shortville Sunday.  Scott wanted to see a colt that Schroeder talked so much about.


Some Christie parties hauling bolts to Kemmeter’s mill here fun a snowplow over the road between here and Christie, making a first class road for hauling heavy loads.


Beginning with the first of next month, rural carrier No. 2 will no longer carry Lindsey mail, as it will go via railroad over the Milwaukee Road direct to the Lindsey P.O.


Leland Page has been at Hayward the past fortnight getting some practical experience in the duties expected of a railway station agent, acting as "aid-de-camp" to the agent there.


Mr. and Mrs. Solon Davis were guests of W.P. Budge Sunday.


Mrs. A.J. Knorr will entertain the Circle at her home next Wednesday.


Chas. Neinas sold one of his good second hand sewing machines to Chas. Bladl Tuesday.


Eugene Pierrelee is assisting Landlord S.L. marsh in his duties about the Forest House this week.


J.A. Welsh of Mayville, a traveling salesman for liquor, transacted business in town Tuesday.


Miss Lizzie Sultrecht resigned her position at the Forest House Sunday and took her departure for home that day.


John Bladl is looking after the comfort of the patrons of the Eagle House this week during the absence of Ernest Hantke.


Mr. and Mrs. Rice D. Davis sold the forty acre tract which they bought of Frank Snyder some few years ago, to a German from the southern part of the state.


Mrs. Thos. Burdick is prepared to fill orders for bakery goods, bread, rolls, pies and cookies, etc.  Her cookies we know are dandy for we have had some.


Miss Amanda Viergutz, who for 6 months past has been at Geo. Beaver’s, resigned her position there and went home Sunday, where she will make preparations to go to Minnesota for an extended stay.


Geo. Beaver has assumed full charge of his harness shop, letting his harness maker Chas. Pickruhn go early last week.  Geo. says he thinks harness making preferable to tending bar and if in need of help in doing both her will hire a bar tender.


News of Mrs. Gardner McLaughlin at Madison is not very flattering as regards the condition of her health.  She gets about some each day in a wheel chair and it is altogether probable that she will have to undergo an operation there before she is any better.


There’s a scandalous story going about town which was the cause of a disgraceful fight between two of our townsmen in plain view of many horrified spectators on 3rd Street Tuesday afternoon.  Say fellows, save your bodily strength and let the law decide this for you, or bury the hatchet in some decent manner.


The following letter from Ernest Lee we take the liberty of publishing:


Madison, Wis., Jan. 21, 1906.

Friend Baer:  I notice in your last issue of the News that you were wishing for some August weather, some of those good hot days that we used to have.  If that is what would suit you in January, I should suggest that you move to Madison and enjoy such with us.  We had a typical August day yesterday.  The sun came out very warm and sent the snow hurrying down the hillsides and into the sewers out of sight.  Small clouds were hurrying through the sky which made me think that summer was surely here.  Last night when darkness fell on the town, people could be seen sitting out on their porches without hats or wraps.  About 9"30 there was thunder and lightning, but no rain.  Snow is nearly all gone, just a little left on the northerly slopes.  But lo! This morning I fear that our August is soon to disappear.  The wind is shifting to the west and northwest and when it begins to come down across Lake Mendota it will make the dreamer of summer think that old winter is here again. All around there is not a great deal of difference between the climate here and Clark Co.  Since writing the last sentence a friend has called and I have been to church so that my dreams of summer are gone and my train of thought has been broken.  As the snow is gone here, when the cold wave strikes woe be to the clover in this aprt of the state.  That is a pretty good score in favor of the snow in that section.  But as you are not interested in farming, I will not be taking up your time.  I met one of your brother printers on the street this evening, Bert Bradley, formerly of the N. Time and R. and P.  He has been here since last June and seems well pleased with his work, setting ads for the Advance Thresher Co.  Yours Sincerely, E.W. Lee


Miss Vera Williams instructed her pupils in music here Saturday afternoon. 


Gus Riedel transacted business in town Monday morning.  This office acknowledges a pleasant call.


Mr. and Mrs. A.J. Knorr, Mr. and Mrs. C.E. Beeckler and the Misses Gladys and Dora Wage were among the Grantonites who saw and heard Gillilan, the inimitable humorist, at the Neillsville opera house Saturday night.


Miss Dora Hass left yesterday noon for Minneapolis where she will enter school.


On Wednesday Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Neinas drove out in Lynn to see Mrs. Reinhold Guk, who is very ill.  Mrs. Guk is Mrs. Neinas’ mother.


Will Foemmel drove over to Lynn Tuesday for Mrs. Oxeneider and children of Dakota, who for months past have been guests at Albert Sternitzky’s.


Mrs. Dan Gluch Jr. underwent a serious surgical operation late last week at the hands of Drs. Schwarz of this place and Bachman of Neillsville.  She is reported as recovering nicely.


Mr. Frank Wright sends us the following: A man in this vicinity who patronizes the mail order houses, allows his children to play with catalogues.  One morning a new baby came to the house.  "Who brought it? Asked the children, "Oh, I know," said one little tot, "it’s a Sears & Roebuck baby, and I bet is is adulterated just like the pepper and strawberry jam was, and papa will have to keep it because the money was sent in advance."


Ted Selves, who formerly resided on the Ridge, but now lives upon a beautiful farm of his own at Randall, Minn., arrived here on a sad errand last Sunday.  He, with four small children, came accompanying the body of his deceased wife, who at the early age of 30 years died there on the 18th of this month of neuralgia of the heart.  Mrs. Selves will be well remembered to our distant readers as Lottie King.  She, with the children, spent several weeks among relatives and friends in Grant here last fall, and at that time it is said she was far from well.



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