News: Granton Locals (23 Feb 1906)


Surnames: Snyder, Davis, Cole, Peterson, Lyons, Mabie, Wiesner Listeman, Grady, Lee, Babcock, Brown, Knorr, Rose, Lapp, Schwartz, Snyder, Donahue, Marsh, Kearney, Hart, Williams, Converse, Pietenpol, Garbush, Marsh, Nanstad, Peters, Rosenberg, Meyers, Page, Hantke, Kurth, Woodward, Dickinson, Baker, Curtis, Smith, Breese, Lawrence, Reichert, Gersmahl, Paulson, Trimberger, Viergutz, Dudei, Hoganson, Kimball, Calway, Neuman, Wright, Mabie, Gotter, Schlinsog, Hornbeck, Pierrelee, Olson, Brooks, Winslow, Storm Pickruhn, Hales, Fulwiler, Neinas, Schmoll, Stallman, Nonhof, Wonser, Hankey, Backhaus, Seif, Wiesner, Guenther, darling, Ure, Dennis, French, Stillman, Gerber, Moh, Dankemeyer, McLaughlin, Beer, Sternitzky, Holmes, Beeckler, Kihn, Canfield


----Source: Granton News (Granton, Clark Co., Wis.)  02/23/1906


Loren Snyder spent Sunday with his parents at Neillsville.


Hale Davis and Ora Cole enjoyed the hop at Lynn Saturday night.


John Peterson went to Antigo on business, Saturday.


Roy Lyons spent Sunday with relatives at Merrillan.


Rumor has it that "Honey" Mabie is married and that he will bring his bride home this week.


Chas. Wiesner and daughter Ottilie were guests of town relatives Tuesday.


Kurt Listeman, the Neillsville brewery man, transacted business here between trains on Friday.


W.S. Davis, with his new team, made a quick trip to Neillsville Sat. evening.


Anna Grady, Dale and Ruth lee drove over and visited at Truman Davis’ Sunday.


Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Babcock spent Tuesday here with shopping and visiting relatives and friends.


Mr. Brown of Sheboygan and A.J. Knorr and family were guests at W.D. Rose’s Sunday.


Hank Lapp was laid up a couple days this week, the result of a horse kicking him on the leg Saturday.


Wm. Schwartz, Loren Snyder and Dan Donahue drove over and attended the dance at Lynn Sat. night.


Mrs. Vet Marsh, Mrs. Kearney Davis and Miss Essie Hart were Neillsville visitors between trains on Tuesday.


Geo. Hart and son Roy left for Humbird and Osseo Tuesday on a combination business and pleasure.


Mr. and Mrs. Henry Williams and baby Vance drove out and spent Sunday in Fremont with Mrs. Amelia Converse.


Truman Davis and John Pietenpol were in attendance at the school convention at Neillsville Tuesday and Wednesday.


Dave Garbush returned Wednesday from a week’s visit with his father-in-law at Plymouth and his brother at Stratford.


Mr. and Mrs. S.R. Davis left Tuesday morning for Oklahoma for an extended visit with their daughter Mrs. Hal Cole.


L.A. marsh, Henry Williams and Noble Downer are contemplating leaving on a prospecting trip into Indian territory a week from next Tuesday.


Mr. and Mrs. Frank Converse returned home Saturday from a several months visit at Fay Stratton’s in Jackson County.


Little Isabelle Nanstad was very sick early this week with pneumonia.  Mrs. Frank Converse went to Christie Sunday morning to assist in the care of her.


Mr. Brown of Sheboygan, a traveling salesman for the Phoenix Chair Co., arrived here Satureday and remained until Monday, the guest of his friend A.J. Knorr.


Mrs. H.A. King is still very ill and confined to her bed with pneumonia, though getting along as well as can be expected.  Dr. Schwarz is in attendance.


The Misses Effie Peters and Minnie Rosenberg left last Friday morning on a two week visit at Black Creek and other Outagamie County points.


Mrs. Julius Meyers of Heathville was in town Monday and took the 11 a.m. train for Neillsville where she went on business, which she transacted between trains.


Mr. and Mrs. W.W. Page and Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Hantke drove down to Rob Kurth’s Sunday morning and with a number of other invited guests spent a most delightful day.


"Soxaloxsics", "Murphy" and the Misses Mayme Woodward and Grace Dickinson drove out from Neillsville Sunday afternoon, called on friends and enjoyed supper at the Forest House.


Mr. Jim Baker consulted Dr. Curtis about his eyes.


Henry Smith of the Ridge was in town Saturday.


Mr. and Mrs. John Breese were guests of their daughter Mrs. Truman Davis last Sunday.


Mrs. Edna Lawrence of York Center is canvassing and taking orders for a carpet stretcher.


Mr. and Mrs. L.A. Reichert of Chili spent Sunday and Mrs. Amelia Reichert’s.


Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Gersmahl were in town Monday engaged with business and shopping.


Master Clifton Paulson has been engaged with the chicken pox for a week.


John Trimberger’s children are recovering from an attack of the chicken pox.


Mrs. Ernest Hantke transacted business at Neillsville between trains on Monday.


Miss Amanda Viergutz is assisting with the household duties at the Eagle Hotel this month.


Ruby, the infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Hoganson, is again on the sick list.


Mrs. Richard Kurth went to Marshfield Tuesday for a several days visit with relatives and friends.


Mr. and Mrs. J.A. Kimball of Neillsville came out Tuesday afternoon and spent several days here with W.S. Davis.


Sam Calway and A. Neuman of Neillsville, who assisted in furnishing the music for Lynn’s dance Saturday night, were here Sunday morning enroute home.


Roy Wright and Albert Mabie, two of our rural letter carriers, have exchanged route.  The change went into effect last week Thursday.  Albert is now carrier No. 1 and Roy is carrier No. 4.


Mrs. Herman Schlinsog and Miss Lizzette Gotter went to Marshfield Saturday on a several days visit with relatives and friends.


Raymond and Beulah Hornbeck, Floyd and Vera Pietenpol, and Arthur Winslow drove to Neillsville last Friday and spent the afternoon in visiting the high school.


Mr. and Mrs. Vet Marsh and baby Agnes drove home with Eugene Pierrelee Sunday morning and spent a most enjoyable day at Aug. Pierrelee’s.


Station agent C.M. Olson spent Sunday at his home in Woodville, leaving here on the 4:25 p.m. Saturday and returning on Monday morning’s early limited.


E.F. Brooks of Lynn drove over Sunday morning with his daughter Mable, who took the train here, and returned to Columbia.  She was accompanied as far as Neillsville by her cousin Hazel Brooks.


We were mistaken in saying last week that Wm. Storm had secured the service of Chas. Pickruhn as bartender.  Mr. Pickruhn is much engaged with hauling crystallized water just now and has not even contemplated the service of bartending.


The Ladies Aid of York Center met with Mrs. Bert Hales one day this week and made up a number of bed comforters for Mrs. Israel Fulwiler, material for which had been given them by the merchants of this and nearby towns.


The subscription list circulated in the interest of the Fulwiler families, who lost so heavily by the fire last week, is meeting with much favor, merchants have given chairs, dishes, material for bed covering, etc.


Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Neinas and daughter Lydia, Mrs. Schmoll and baby Norma, and Mrs. Peter Stallman drove out to Wm. Neinas’ Wednesday and enjoyed the Ladies’ Aid meeting and dinner there.


Ross Paulson transacted business at Marshfield on Monday.


Mr. and Mrs. Walter Page spent Tuesday here at W.W. Page’s.


Dr. Curtis of Neillsville was called to attend Dale Fulwiler.


John Henning of Chili transacted business in town Tuesday between trains.


Wm. Hughes came up on the train from Kurth Tuesday and visited friends, returning home that evening.


Mrs. Al Nonhof and little son accompanied Grandma Wonser to her home at Unity Saturday and returned on Wednesday.


Mrs. Fred Hankey and baby Carl went to Marshfield Tuesday and remained until Wednesday evening, the guest of relatives.


Otto Backhaus, secretary of the Marshfield Brewing Co., transacted business here on Tuesday.  It was his first trip since his tussle with la grippe early last month.


Miss Christine Seif of Neillsville was in town Tuesday.  She has been here for several weeks sewing for Mrs. Chas. Wisner and Mrs. C. Guenther.


Solon Darling and daughter Mrs. Geo. A. Ure drove over Tuesday and while Mrs. Ure had dental work done, Mr. Darling spun yarns with Ad Kimball.


John Ure, who has been a school board director for the past 32 years, was an interested attendant at the school convention held at Neillsville Tuesday and Wednesday.


D.J. Dennis, father of Elmer Dennis, and a man of 81 years, is still suffering from the effects of a fall which he received some weeks ago.


R.K. French of Tracy, Minn., arrived here last Thursday and remained until Monday, a guest at E. W. Dennis’.


If your teeth are aching and need extracting, call on Dr. Stillman.  If you request, eh will apply or inject the "Chicago Dental College Preparation."  It will please you.


Fred Gerber and L.E. Moh are having clover bulled for seed.  The Fred Dankemeyer machine was at Gerber’s the first of the week.


Reports received from Mrs. Gardner McLaughlin at Madison are so favorable as to warrant her husband looking for her to come home in about 2 weeks.


The Specialist on diseases of the skin, eye, ear, nose and throat is Dr. Curtis of Neillsville.  He will be in Granton on Tuesday, Feb. 27, when his many friends may consult hime.  Dr. Curtis’ reputation as a skillful practitioner is well known in this vicinity.


Traugut Beer went to Marshfield Saturday.  He will spend some time with his son there, then go to Green Bay and other points in the eastern part of the state for visits with various relatives, expecting to return here with the summer.


Wm. Sternitzky, H.B. Holmes, E.R. Wonser, C.C. Berg and E.A. Beeckler were some of the fellows who took Tuesday’s 11 a.m. train for Neillsville, a considerable number of whom went to attend the school convention held at the courthouse there on Tuesday and Wednesday.


Mrs. T.D. Wage went to Marshfield last week Tuesday and after visiting there until Thursday evening, went to Loyal.  On Sunday she, in company with Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Kihn, drove over from Loyal to Judson Canfield’s where Mr. Wage and Dora met her.


John Nonhof of Sheboygan arrived here last week Thursday looking for a suitable chance to invest in real estate.  He brought with him 6 heard of Holstein cattle for his brother Al.


We call our readers’ attention to the advertisement of A.J. Knorr Co. in this paper.  Mr. Knorr, by a lucky purchase, secured at a very low figure, a number of beautiful pictures, handsomely framed and will give them as premiums to cash customers.  The pictures are not of the cheap type usually given as premiums, but are genuine works of art, good enough to hang in any parlor.



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