News: Granton Locals (13 Apr 1906)


Surnames: Kurth, Davis, Converse, Fulwiler, King, Stallman, Gibson, Ellis, Walters, Fraser, Riedel, Osgood, Schlinsog, Beer, Whittaker, Flynn, Fuller, Beauleau, Paulson, Dankemeyer, Young, Drake, Webster, Bryant, Gereke, Beeckler, Abering Wonser, Williams, Marsh, Mabie, Chubb, Stallman, Downer, Lee, Wright, Reese, Wage, Wischulke, Beilke, Lautenbach, Pischer, Breseman, Garbisch, Cole, Kurth, Ketel, Riedel, Hillert, Handt, Hammler, Kimball, Fromm, Allen, Mallory, Bladl, Snyder, Albright, Olson, Pohlman, Grasser, Washburn, Erwood, Jackisch, Holmes, Howard, Sternitzky, Tucker, Baer, Page, Hales, Ruddock, Neinas, Beaushane, Hanson


----Source: Granton News (Granton, Clark Co., Wis.)  04/13/1906


Kurth & Davis shipped 3 cars of stock Saturday.


Clay Converse returned home early last week from a winter’s sojourn at the northern part of the state.


Mrs. W.C. Fulwiler and children of Chili spent last week here at Home King’s.


Rice D. Davis re-shingled his house on Third St. and moved into it last week. 


John Stallman of Marshfield visited at Peter Stallman’s here last week.


Mrs. Ellis (born Mabel Gibson) of Nebraska visited town friends early this week.


The Forest House is undergoing decided improvements in the south wing on the lower floor.


Otto Walters and Miss Mabel Fraser of Chili came over Thursday evening and enjoyed the dance given by the Marshfield Orchestra.


Fred Riedel of Nasonville has accepted a position on the S.R. Davis farm here with Myron Osgood for the summer.


Arnold, John and Martha Beer of Marshfield arrived here late last week on a 10 day visit to their aunt Mrs. Herman Schlinsog.


Rev. Gereke shipped his household goods to Lebanon, Wis., Tuesday, and he and his family left for their new home there that day.


Mrs. Carl Whittaker and Mrs. Jas. Flynn of Merrillan spent Thursday afternoon of last week here with friends.


Mr. and Mrs. Henry Fuller and Mr. and Mrs. M.F. Beauleau came over from Neillsville Sunday and spent the day and Monday at Chas. Beeckler’s.


Ross Paulson received a shipment of a dozen cream separators last week, all of which he placed immediately and sent in an order for 2 more.  That’s the cream of business we’d say.


Rella Osgood, a substitute for John Wright, carrier No. 2, will deliver mail over that route during this month and John Wright’s visit in New York State.


Freeman Dankemeyer, John Young, Adolphus Drake, Lyle Webster, Mr. Bryant and Miss Minnie Abering, all of Chili, attended Thursday night’s dance here last week.


Williams & Wonser will ship a couple of cars of stock again tomorrow and it was their stock instead of Kurth & Davis’ which Frank Converse went down with some two weeks ago.


Miss Hope Marsh and Theo. Reese of Marshfield came over for Thursday evening’s dance.  Hope remained over until Monday morning.


Mr. and Mrs. Albert Mabie are nicely settled in their new home which they recently purchased from Rice Davis.  They moved last week.


Mrs. peter Stallman went to Chili last Thursday morning and visited friends there during the day, coming home on the 4:25.  She had the pleasure of riding with her friend Mrs. Lena Schmoll of Neillsville, who was returning to Neillsville after 3 weeks spent in the Marshfield hospital as the result of an operation for cancer on the left breast.


Neal Downer, Clay Converse, Vinton Lee, Roy Wright, Bessie Downer, Ora and Hope Marsh, Dora and Gladys Wage, Hazel and Callie Downer, Mesdames S.R. Davis, Myron Osgood, S.L. Marsh and F.J. Baer attended the concert given by the Ripon Glee Club at Neillsville Saturday night.


A class of 15 was confirmed in the German Lutheran Church of Rev. Hass’ parish, among who were: Hary Beilke, Walter Wischulke, Oscar Lautenbach, Oswald Pischer, Willie Breseman, Emil Garbisch, Harry Cole, Otto Kurth, Paul Ketel, Albert Riedel, Bertha Hiller, Selma Handt, Lillie Garbish, Helena Beilke, and Agatha Beilke.


Frank Dankemeyer was at Neillsville Saturday.


Aug. Hammler transacted business at Marshfield last Sat.


H.E. Williams transacted business down the line on Tuesday.


Clara Kimball and Elsie Snyder  visited at W.S. Davis’ here last week.


Miss Fromm of Whitehall is here engaged with work at the Forest House.


Wallace Allen of Loyal transacted business here early this week.


Wilson Mallory will hold services in the Union Church here tonight (Friday).  Everybody is welcome.


John Bladl shipped his pretty white driving horse home to his father at La Crosse.  It left here on Wednesday’s freight.


Rumor has it that John Bladl has just invested in a black broadcloth suit.  That’s all right John, we know what it means.


The Marshfield High School Orchestra of 9 pieces gave a delightful concert and dance here on Thursday evening of last week.


Bernhard Albright of Spokeville arrived here Monday on a several days visit to relatives and friends.


Station agent C.M. Olson proudly handles the handsome new freight and express truck cart which the Omaha depot of this place now sports.


Rev. Hass has accepted a call to St. Petersburg, Australia, and will leave here early in June, expecting to sail from San Francisco enroute to his future home on or before Une 15th.


We understand that Rev. Pohlman of Nasonville has accepted a call to Canada, for which place he will leave within a few weeks.


Miss Alma Grasser begins her spring term of school teaching next Monday at Frog Town, south of Lynn, where she taught the winter term.


R.T. Washburn of Lynn passed through here Saturday evening enroute to Neillsville to hear W.J. Erwood on spiritualism that evening.


Kittie and Fay Marsh came over from Neillsville Saturday and spent the day here with relatives, returning home in time for the concert that eve.


H.E. Williams, E.R. Wonser, L.S. Davis, Scott Davis and Robert Jackisch attended masonic lodge at Neillsville last week Thursday.


Mrs. L.H. Howard and Miss Helen Holmes came out from Neillsville and enjoyed last Saturday morning here with their aunt, Mrs. Frank Converse.


Mr. and Mrs. Henry Sternitzky and Thode Davis were among the freight passengers for Neillsville Wed. morning.


Hale Davis has accepted a position with the A.J. Knorr Co. and will enter upon his new duties next Monday.


Ed Tucker and family of McMillan were here and in attendance at the wedding of Mrs. Tucker’s sister Kittie on Tuesday.


Mrs. F.J. Baer has a few of the well-known Nash hats on hand and will have a full line here next week.  Call and see them.  She has all sizes and style for ladies and children.


Dr. Stillman is an experience dentist and is giving very good satisfaction.  It reflects much credit upon Granton to have so good a dentist as a resident of the place.


Mrs. Mose Page (formerly Lottie Hales) of Owen arrived here Monday evening to attend her brother Phillip’s wedding here on Tuesday.  She returns to Owen today.


Miss Maude Ruddock of Neillsville close a successful term of school in Sherwood last week and is spending a 2 week vacation at home, after which she is to return and teach the spring term.


Work on the new school building, which is to be erected in the joint school districts of Grant and York, and opposite the Scott Davis residence on the north side of town, will be commenced just as soon as the weather permits.  Chas. Neinas was awarded the contract for excavation.  Peter Beaushane has the contract for carpenter work and Julius Hanson the contract for mason work.  The building is to be constructed of cement blocks.  The last two named contractors are residents of Marshfield.


Contact this office for fine wedding stationery.  We turn them out properly.


Dances will be held at Chili and at Lynn on Easter Monday, April 16.


Watson Allen of Pennsylvania visited relatives here early this week.


Fred Davis and John Wright left last Saturday on a 3 week trip and visit to relatives in New York State.  They were joined by Albert and Chas. Stratton and Frank Converse in Chicago, who were also enroute to New York State for extended visits.


"An Aristocratic Tramp" is booked for April 17th at the Neillsville Opera House.  It is the best sensational comedy drama on the road this season.  Don’t fail to see the exciting automobile race and explosion, something new in the way of stage effects.  It also has the most realistic railroad scene ever produced.  In equipment, splendor and gorgeous novelty, "An Aristocratic Tramp" outstrips them all.  A play with a story of heart interest, played by a cast of excellent artists.  "An Aristocratic Tramp."  Don’t fail to see it.  Don’t forget the date.



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