News: Granton Locals (30 Mar 1906)


Surnames: Dwyer, Paulson, Beeckler, Stockwell, Garbush, Ober, Davis, Sturdevant, Daughhetee, Kimball, Holmes, Schoengarth, Cole, Osgood, Roder, Wage, Ure, Robinson, Donahue, Dunn, Mabie, McLaughlin, Owen, Gereke, Messing, Konschak, Eggen, Schanebeck, Krause, Risner, Sternitzky, Wolff, Leutzke, Kope, Haunchman, Wittkamp, Garbush, Carter, Stillman, Pickruhn, Lapp, Warner, Marsh, Williams, Fadner, Smith, Jackisch, Downer, Beeckler, Jensen, Schwarz, Beecher, Tompkins, Stratton, Converse, Breed, Lavey, Wood, Renne, Calkins, Rausch, Soles, Burdick, Mabie, Lapp, Hantke, Wallace, Lindow, Rosenberg, Yorkston, Huntley


----Source: Granton News (Granton, Clark Co., Wis.)  03/30/1906


Sheriff John Dwyer was here on business last Friday.


Ross Paulson transacted business at Neillsville Monday.


Mrs. Chas. Beeckler went to Neillsville Tuesday for a several days stay.


John Garbush, Harry Ober and Fred Davis were Neillsville visitors last Friday.


Mrs. C.D. Stockwell and children of Marshfield spent Sunday here with relatives.


John Garbush, Harry Ober and Fred Davis were Neillsville visitors last Friday.


Atty. C.R. Sturdevant of Neillsville transacted business here late last week.


J.B. Daughhetee, the York cheese man, transacted business at the county seat on Tuesday.


Miss Emma Kimball came out on Friday morning’s train and visited relatives here until Monday.


Mr. and Mrs. A.C. Holmes of Greenwood were the guests of relatives here late last week.


Miss Ethel Stockwell of Neillsville was the guest of relatives here Saturday and Sunday.


Messrs. Charles Schoengarth, Fred Cole and Myron Osgood transacted business at Marshfield Monday.


Mrs. Aug. Roder and children made some pleasant calls among town friends on Tuesday while August was engaged with business matters.


Sunday, Mr. and Mrs. T.D. Wage drove out to Cedarhurst where Gladys had just finished a term at teaching, she accompanying them home for a vacation.


Geo. A. Ure transacted business at Curtiss early this week, going up to settle a fire loss for the Lynn Mutual Fire Insurance Co., of which he is president.


Mr. and Mrs. John Robinson and baby took Tuesday morning’s train for Madison where they will visit a few days.  They are moving to Edgerton, whither their goods were shipped the next day.


Miss Katie Donahue went to Neillsville Tuesday, having been called there to assist her friend Miss Katie Dunn, who is in the dress making business, with the Easter rush of work.


Albert Mabie purchased the Rice Davis home last Friday, consideration $850.00.  Albert is to have possession on or before April 15th, or just as soon as Gardner McLaughlin can move onto his farm and vacate another of Rice Davis’ houses, and give Rice a chance to move.


Mr. and Mrs. W.S. Davis celebrated their 10 anniversary last Sunday evening.  Though only relatives were present, the house was well filled.  Music, conversation and dainty refreshments consisting of fruit and confectionery furnished the evening’s entertainment and the relatives took this opportunity to present them with a silver baker and silver coffee urn.


Mildred Margaret Owen, the 16-year-old Neillsville girl who so suddenly disappeared last Nov. and whose whereabouts were not ascertained by her parents until Sheriff Dwyer located her confined to her bed and ill among friends at Oshkosh early this month; has since that time become a mother, having given birth to a baby girl.  Last week the Sheriff of Winnebago Co. came up and arrested a young man from Christie, taking him down there for trial in this matter.


Confirmation exercises were held in the German Lutheran Church here last Sunday, Rev. Gereke confirming a class of seventeen.  Those confirmed were Regina Messing, Laura Konschak, Sophia Eggen, Martha Schanebeck, Bertha Krause, (5 girls), and Alfred Risner, Alvin, Leo and Joseph Sternitzky, Fred Gereke, Julius Wolff, Herman Leutzke, Charlie Kope, Edwin Haunchman, Arthur and Willie Wittkamp and Martin Garbush, (12 boys).  The girls were very prettily and daintily dressed, one being in pure white, while the others appeared in blue trimmed with white, and despite the weather, the church was well filled.


Mr. Carter of Augusta visited Ross Paulson early this week.


Miss Dora Wage will begin school next Monday in the Foemmel district.


Dr. Stillman went to Madison Wednesday on a business trip, expecting to return Monday.


Chas. Pickruhn went to Park Falls Tuesday on a business proposition.


Jay Lapp transacted business at Marshfield Monday, bought a team there.


Flavel Warner and family moved onto the Ross Paulson farm (The Nelson Marsh homestead) late last week.


Mrs. E.R. Wonser left for Sheboygan last Sat. going on a several weeks visit to her mother, who is very ill.


Sunday, Mr. and Mrs. Willis Williams and family visited at Mrs. Fadner’s near Chili.


Little Francis Smith accompanied Hazel Downer to her school two miles south of Granton last Thursday.


Rudolph Jackisch, who teaches at South Stillwater, Minn., arrived here last Saturday to spend his vacation at E.A. Beeckler’s.


Miss Gladys Wage is enjoying a vacation until May first and looking after a Racine incubator which her sister Dora is the proud possessor of, and which she had filled and going.


Kearny Davis is making Postmaster Tompkins happy by taking out partitions and enlarging the post office building.  C.E. Beeckler, Romanzo Davis and Wella Beecher are doing the work, with Kearney as superintendent and Flunky.


Mr. and Mrs. Peter Jensen, reaching the ages of 63 and 60 years respectively, were surprised in their home last Saturday evening by a host of relatives and friends.  A most delightful evening was accorded them.  Music and dancing supplemented by an oyster supper furnished the entertainment.


Little 7-year-old Lela Stratton of Melrose arrived her last Saturday on a 10 day visit to her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Converse.  The little lady made the trip by train all alone and was as composed as though it was an everyday occurrence.  The only nervousness she exhibited was that whenever the train whistled she was seen to tighten her grip (which occupied the seat with her) and clasp tighter her purse,  all ready to alight any moment to change cars or upon reaching her destination.


Mrs. Gusta Breed, who was so unexpectedly turned out of house and home by fired last week Wednesday, is sick and confined to her bed at Frank Lavey’s, a neighbor, where they were invited to come and spend a few days until they could recover from the shock and make other arrangements.  Her daughter Mrs. Wood and nephew Frank Wood are with her.  There was no insurance on the house or contents.  The house was entirely consumed as well as a goodly share of its contents; all their summer’s clothes were stored upstairs and were lost, and the entire contents of the cellar destroyed, etc.


Mr. and Mrs. Dan Rausch received a call to go to Marshfield early last week on account of the serious illness of Dan’s father, John Rausch; responding, were grieved to learn this visit was the last they would be permitted to have with this beloved parent, whose last hand clasp and word here on earth was given them on Wednesday.  This estimable man, John Rausch, who was well known to many of our readers, died Wednesday evening.  The deceased was 68 years of age.  His death was the result of some nerve disease which puzzled the physicians and from which he had been a sufferer for the last year and a half, confining him to the house, if not to the bed since early in December.  He is survived by his wife, son Dan, a Mrs. Russ Renne of Nasonville and a Mrs. Grace Calkins of Chippewa Falls.  The last named two were girls who had made their home with deceased and wife since early childhood, growing to womanhood and marrying from there.  The funeral was held last Saturday and the remains laid at rest in the Nasonville Cemetery near the scene of his farm home which he occupied between the years of 1856 and 1890, moving to Marshfield in 1890, where he has since resided.


The Misses Addie Davis and Ora Cole were Neillsville visitors Wednesday.


Dr. F.A. Soles of Spencer was a professional visitor here this week.


Mrs. Thos Burdick was on the sick list early this week.


Albert Mabie sold his team of broncos to Jay Lapp on Monday.


Mrs. Ernest Hantke and Minnie Rosenberg were Marshfield visitors Wednesday.


Robert Jackisch, L.S. Davis and Bessie Beeckler are expected home today from Stevens Point for the Easter vacation of a week.


Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Wallace Jr. and daughter Agenes drove up from Washburn and visited relatives here on Tuesday.


Prof. B.E. Smith of Neillsville visited his son Lyman here on Tuesday and looked after his real estate business interests at the same time.


The Emil Lindow home was the scene of a delightful party Monday evening when a crowd of young people took possession and surprise Miss Lillie Yorkston on the occasion the her 19th birthday.


Fred Cole and family vacated the Henry Huntley house opposite E.A. Beeckler’s, last week and moved up onto the R.C. Beecher farm.  Henry occupies his own house now, moving into it on Wednesday, as did Mrs. Gusta Breed and family.



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