News: Granton Locals (7 Jan 1910)


Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon



Surnames: Deutsch, Davis, Snyder, Tragsdorf, Beeckler, Winn, Riedel, Soles, Wage, Kapka, Du Luth, Bartz, Neinas, Eide, Bauman, Roberts, Wright, Baer, Dougherty, Breese, Johnson, Frank, Canfield, Hubing, Lee, Montgomery, Garbisch, Ayers, Stockwell, Huff, Marsh, Beardsley, Keuer, Hart, Brown, Grasser, Kemmeter, Klopf, Schoengarth, Williams, Wonser, Amidon, Rausch, Deutsch, Cattanah, Heibel, Coates


----Source: The Granton News (Granton, Clark Co., WI.) January 7, 1910


Granton Locals (7 January 1910)


Wood wanted at this office.


Gust Deutsch spent New Years at home.


Rice Davis was down from Arpin several days early this week on business.


Nothing like Prussian Cough and distemper cure for horses.


Elsie Snyder and Lillian Tragsdorf of Neillsville spent Sunday here with Pete Beeckler.


Miss Bertha Winn returned to her school duties in Two Rivers Monday morning.


Ed Reidel and family are now nicely settled in their new home on Maple Works corners.

Mr. Ed. Soles underwent a successful operation at the Marshfield hospital last Thursday. She is now at Spencer under the care of Dr. F. A. Soles.


Miss Gladys Wage returned to her school duties in Milwaukee Sunday night after a ten days’ vacation spent with her parents.


Chas. Kapka the telephone man was here last week doing some repair work.


Feed Martin’s calf food to your calves.  Amidon’s Drug Store


T. D. Wage and F. E. Winn gave an informal dancing and card party New Years Eve. An oyster supper was served at 12.


Floyd Winn left for Duluth Saturday morning where he has a position on the Jean Du Luth farm.


Alfred Bartz and wife and Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Neinas and daughter Lydia visited at Harry Eide’s New Year’s day.


Clarence Neinas of Sauerkraut City and Arthur Neinas of this place visited their cousin Frank Bauman at Marshfield New Years Day.


Miss Myrtle Roberts is back from Wilton where she has been spending the holidays with her parents.


Lloyd Davis returned from Berlin early this week to resume his duties as principal of our school after spending the holidays under the parental roof.


Taken up - A spotted coach dog.  Owner may have him by calling on me.  Roy Wright.


Mrs. R. J. Baer still continues to improve.  Thursday morning she was allowed to set up for a few minutes and she maybe able to be about the house in 3 or 4 days.


Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Dougherty, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Davis, Mr. and Mrs. John Breese, Mrs. Nancy Johnson and her mother and Mrs. Allie Frank ate dinner at Jud Canfield’s last Sunday.


Frank and Geo. Hubing and their families of Athens spent New Years here with their parents Mr. and Mrs. Mike Hubing and after visiting other relatives left for home again on Monday.


Grandpa Lee never drinks anything stronger than coffee and there was no one but the horse to blame for his tipping over with a load of his grandchildren last Sunday.  The tussle with the snow must have ticked him because he laughed about it.


Mrs. A. Montgomery who for the past 18 days has faithfully nursed Mrs. Baer left for her home in York on Wednesday. She is an excellent nurse and Mrs. Baer’s recovery will be largely due to the great care she has given her.  We can cheerfully recommend her to anyone in need of her services.


Do not feed lice all winter, but get some louse powder and get rid of them.  We have Zeta, Prussian and Dr. Hobson’s.  Amidon’s drug store


Mr. and Mrs. Dave Garbisch were pleasantly surprised last Sat. evening by a large number of their neighbors and friends who dropped in on them very unexpectedly; with the occasion being their birthday anniversary, Mr. Garbisch being 49 and his better half 39 yeas old. All present enjoyed the evening very much.


Chas Neinas’ team took a rather swift run for home one day last week after Charles had finished unloading a ton of coal at the Eagle Hotel.  The corners were turned somewhat short which was responsible for Charles being spilled out at the corner of the livery barn. No damage was done and the horses came to a standstill in the barn.


There will be services at the church next Sunday evening.


Found one fur mitten and a horse blanket. Owner may have them by calling at this office.


Bert Ayers is visiting with his parents at present.


Little Helene Baer spent the past week with her grandma Stockwell in Neillsville.


Will Huff, Earl Marsh, Otis Beardsley and Vernie Wright, spent Monday night at Neillsville.


A little girl was born to Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Keuer last week Wednesday.


Mrs. Geo. Hart of Neillsville spent New Years Day here with her friend, Mrs. Laura Brown.


August Snyder of Neillsville was looking after his business interests here Monday.


Mary Grasser returned last week from her visit at the twin cities.


Mr. and Mrs. P. J. Kemmeter are visiting friends and relatives in Chicago and Milwaukee this week.


Henry Klopf the well known Neillsville jeweler has invested in Granton real estate, having bought the Rice Davis building now occupied by Otis Beardsley the jeweler.


Herman Schoengarth quit the barber business here and left for Medford Tuesday morning where he has accepted a position with a logging company.


Sid Davis, H. E. Williams, E. R. Wonser, Scott Davis, F. J. Baer, G. E. Amidon, Dan Rausch and Gust Deutsch attended a meeting of the R. A. M. at Neillsville Monday night. The limited was 3 hours late. Don’t mention it.


Walter Cattanah of Nasonville was in town on business Monday.  This office received a pleasant call.  Walter hasn’t grown a bit since we first met him in Neillsville about 11 years ago.


A number of Scott Davis’ friends surprised him at a stag party last Friday evening, the occasion being his birthday anniversary.  A very pleasant evening was spent in playing solo and after partaking in a dainty lunch prepared by Mrs. Davis the guests departed for home early New Year’s morning.  Scott’s black eye is not the result of the party, but if you want to know the cause of it ask Scott.  The cow did it.


Fred Heibel of Dodgeville late last week purchased the E. Coates cheese factory at York, consideration $4,000.  The factory which is one of the best equipped and finest factories in this part of the county has been successfully operated by Mr. Coates for a number of years and on account of his square dealings has always enjoyed a very large patronage.  Mr. Heibel comes here highly recommended both as a cheese maker and business man and appears to be a very pleasant gentleman.  We wish him success.  Mr. Coates will continue to run the factory until about March 1st.



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