News: Granton Locals (9 Mar 1906)


Surnames: Rose, Neinas, Owen, Redmond, Ayers, Braatz, Breseman, Lautenbach, Singer, Beeler, Tompkins, Sontag, McCart, Rosenberg, Peters, Sifert, Hantke, Brooks, Schnare, King, Erickson, Osgood, Marsh, Calway, Huntley, O’Neill, Tucker, Davis, Roehl, Pierrelee, Wright, Beardsley, Hallock, Sheppler, Knoll, Schwarz, Bachmann, Mallory, Baer, Grasser, Paulson, Beecher, Woodward, Bradford, Beeckler, Lee, King, Curtis, Nanstad, Converse, Wenzel, Pietenpol, Fulwiler, Krejci, Hatch, Winn, Schmoll, Dankemeyer, Williams, Stratton, Hornbeck, Stallman, Babcock, Wallace, Schroeder, Stillman, Neinas, Neff, Tyler, Bielke


----Source: Granton News (Granton, Clark Co., Wis.)  03/09/1906


Mr. and Mrs. W.D. Rose are on a 2 week visit at Eau Claire.


Chas. Neinas attended the Ed Owen auction at Chili Wednesday.


Geo. K. Redmond transacted business in our town on Monday.


Martin V. Ayers and son Gustav were county seat visitors Monday.


Richard Braatz visited courthouse friends Monday.


Mrs. Phillip Breseman and Mrs. Aug. Lautenbach were Neillsville visitors Monday.


Will Singer and Miss Bertha Beeler of Sauerkraut City were in town Tuesday.


Mrs. J.M. Tompkins returned from her Rhinelander and Luck visits last Friday morning.


Julius Sontag, one of our old Neillsville friends, is acting as conductor on our regular freight this month.


Mr. and Mrs. McCart are enjoying a visit from their only son who arrived here on Monday.


The Misses Minnie Rosenberg and Effie Peters returned late last week from an extended visit in Outagamie County.


Rev. A.A. Sifert will speak here in the Union Church Sunday evening, the subject: "Alexander Hamilton and the Constitution."


Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Hantke entertained a house full of relatives and friends last Sunday, the occasion being Ernest’s birthday.


Miss Mabel Brooks took the train here Sunday morning enroute to Columbia and school duties there on Monday.


Mr. and Mrs. L.E. Schnare entertained a company of young people at a six o’clock dinner Thursday evening of last week.


Mrs. H.A. King has so far recovered from her recent serious attack on pneumonia as to have been able to be up and about the house for the past week.


Knute Erickson, one of the towns well known characters, is again with us, returning on Monday after a winter’s sojourn among strangers and in a strange land.


Mrs. Myron Osgood, after a hard 10 days tussle with la grippe, was over town last Sunday for the first time in weeks.  She spent the day at L.A. Marsh’s.


Forest Calway, Wm. Huntley Jr., the Misses Marion O’Neill and Myrtle Beardsley drove out from Neillsville Sunday afternoon and partook of supper at the Forest House.


A.H. Tucker drove into town Sunday morning and met his sister-in-law who came up from Whitehall on the 11 a.m. that morning and went home with him for a visit.


The well-known Fred Davis farm has been leased for a term of 3 years beginning in April, to one Carl Roehl, a German farmer from the southern part of the state, and none other than the man who recently purchased the Rice Davis 40 some 6 weeks since.


Eugene Pierrelee made a business trip to Marshfield last week Friday.  (Went over to see his best girl).  Yes Gene, we’re in possession of the facts.  Our detective agency isn’t working in vain.


John Wright, who was contemplating a trip to New York State for the purpose of visiting his aged mother, and had set the date of starting for April 7th, had his plans sadly interrupted on Monday upon receipt of news to the effect that his aged mother was dead and that before the news could reach him her body would have been consigned to the grave.


Miss Lulu Hallock, who for a month past had been visiting at Arpin, returned home, accompanied by her sister Mrs. Nellie Sheppler of that place, on last Friday evening’s train.  Mr. Sheppler drove across country, arriving here that evening and driving up to Mr. Hallock’s place, he asked for a night’s shelter for himself and team.  His identity was soon made known and he was heartily welcomed.  Mr. and Mrs. Sheppler returned home on Wednesday.


Mr. and Mrs. H.A. Knoll of Heathville, formerly of Chili, were here on Monday and in company with Dr. S.G. Schwarz took their little 3-year-old son to Neillsville where at Dr. Bachman’s office the little fellow was examined by the X-ray machine and his parent’s and the Doctor’s worst fears confirmed.  The little tot suffers from epileptic fits and is fast losing his mind.  He frequently has one follow another with but 5 minutes time between them.


Wilson Mallory held services the Union Church here Sunday eve.


Mrs. F.J. Baer was at the county seat on Monday engaged with abstract work.


Kearney Davis transacted business at Marshfield between trains on Monday.


Mike Grasser returned Monday evening from a week’s visit at Sheboygan.


Mrs. Vet Marsh and baby Agnes returned home on Monday from a several days visit at Dexterville.


Miss Nellie Rose of Sheboygan is here keeping house for her newphews during their parents stay at Eau Claire.


Ross Paulson traded quadrupeds last week with Lynn parties and secured a horse.


Wella Beecher went to Stevens Point Monday for a several days visit among friends.


Lester Woodward and William Bradford were busily engaged as telephone linemen here this week.


E.A. Beeckler returned on Monday from a several days stay and visit at Glidden, where they still have 4 feet of snow.


Mr. and Mrs. Ara Lee and son Merle drove down to see Mrs. H.A. King on Sunday.


Dr. G.E. Curtis was here on Sunday, having been called professionally in the case of Mrs. Lois Fulwiler, who is suffering from pneumonia.


Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Nanstad and baby Isabelle were down from Christie and visited at Frank Converse’s Sunday.


The annual meeting of the patrons of the York Cheese Factory will be held Wednesday evening, March 14, 1906, at the factory.


Miss Elsie Wenzel drove out from Neillsville Wednesday and reorganized her class in music.  She will drive out every Saturday and give lessons at the various home of her pupils.


Mrs. H.J. Pietenpol entertained a large company of ladies at a rag bee yesterday.  Mirth and joviality held the boards all day and short work was made of great quantities of rags.


Scott Davis was seriously ill last week Friday, taken suddenly with heart trouble while engaged with his duties as cashier of the Farmers State Bank.


Mrs. Albert Davis returned on Saturday after a ten day absence at Spring Valley whither she had been called to attend the funeral of a brother who died suddenly of apoplexy.


Conductor Ralph Hatch, a former resident of this place, arrived here last Friday and spent the week at Webb Winn’s.  He is now on the Northern Pacific, running between Staples and Fargo, N.D.


Rev. A.A. Sifert will preach at Chili next Sunday afternoon.


Mrs. Lena Schmoll of Neillsville spent Wednesday here with Mrs. Stallman.


Mr. and Mrs. Frank Dankemeyer returned Wednesday from a week’s visit at Chili.


Miss Ora Converse returned on Wednesday from a several months visit to Jackson County friends.


Mrs. Willis Williams and little son returned Wednesday from a several weeks visit with relatives at Park Falls.


Chas. Stratton of Jackson County arrived here Wednesday on a visit to friends and neighbors.


Miss Beulah Hornbeck was taken seriously ill on Tuesday, since which time she has has been confined at home.


The Circle has decided to give another supper in the church building next Wednesday evening - adults 15 cents, children 10 cents.  A cordial invitation is extended to all.


Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Babcock and Mrs. Wm. Wallace Jr. spent Wednesday in town and Mrs. Ed Schroeder accompanied them home last evening for a few days visit and stay.


Mrs. Ernest Hantke, Mrs. August Schmoll and Mrs. Chas. Neinas spent Wednesday afternoon at Gus Bielke’s in attendance at the Ladies Aid meeting there that day.


Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Neinas, the Misses Alberta Neff and Celia Tyler, attended the school entertainment at Fremont Thursday evening.


Following is the report of the York Cheese Factory for the year 1905:

-          Total No lb. milk received - 1,910, 939

-          Total No. lb. cheese sold -       189,169

-          Total No. lb. butter fat -             72,795

-          Net price per lb. butter fat -          26.03 cents

-          Avg. price per lb. cheese -            11.70 cents

-          Average test -                                   3.9

-          Total received for cheese    $22,587.06

-          Net per 100 lb. milk -                $1.016

(J.B. Daughhetee, Prop.)



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