News: Granton Locals (28 Jan 1910)


Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon



Surnames: Ross, Wallace, Schroeder, Davis, Finnegan, Schune, Montgomery, Johnson, Baer, Zwick, Rose, Prange, Rockwell, Ide, Vine, Kemmeter, Osgood, Wright, Wage, Breed, Woodwood, Silsbee, Marsh,  Phillips, Sweet, Campbell, Cole, Beeckler, Shaw, Burdick, Schwarz, Hocking, Smith, Klopf, Schoengarth, Lee,  Tompkins, Winn, Kurth, Wonser, Frizzel, Breseman, Haugen, Whitcomb, Neitzel, Jesperson, Thompson, Schulz, Grassman, Opelt, Lowery, Hallock, Mengel, West


----Source: The Granton News (Granton, Clark Co., WI.) January 28, 1910


Granton Locals (28 January 1910)


Wood wanted at this office.


Dr. Ross made a professional trip to Chili last Monday.


Wm. Wallace of Stevens Point came up Tuesday for several days visit at Schroeder’s.


Mrs. W. S. Davis entertains the Art Needlework Club this afternoon.


Our high school basketball team was defeated at Neillsville last Saturday night by a score of 58 to 8.


James Finnegan and Adolph Schune were at Neillsville between trains Monday.


Mrs. A. Montgomery is spending this week with Mrs. Olney Johnson.


Ye Editor joined his family at Neillsville Saturday evening and all returned home on Monday. Mrs. Baer is rapidly recovering her usual good health and spirits.


Last week Fred Zwick purchased of W. D. Rose a 40 acre tract of land adjoining Fred’s farm on the north.


E. D. Prange and wife returned last week from a several weeks visit with Sheboygan County relatives and friends.


"A Trial by Jury" will be well worth going to see.  Beautiful drills, pretty scenes and good singing will make the evening a very pleasant one.  At Neillsville Feb. 3


Mrs. Rockwell of Fond du Lac who was here visiting at the home of C. H. Ide returned home Wednesday morning.


Mrs. Geo. Vine who underwent an operation for gall stones at the Eau Claire hospital some time ago, returned from that institution last week much improved in health.


P. J. Kemmeter is erecting a combination barn and garage near his residence.  Myron and Rolla Osgood are doing the carpenter work.


Roy Wright is somewhat under the weather lately and Tom Wage, his substitute is carrying mail for him on Route 4.


Mrs. Gusta Breed returned home last Friday from a two weeks visit to the Mesdames Frances Woodwood and Jos. Silsbee at Neillsville.


You will find a very large assortment of new spring wash goods at W. J. Marsh Dry Goods Co.


Senator S. M. Marsh and family visited relatives here between trains last Sunday.  They will leave for their winter home in Florida in the near future.


Mrs. Phillips of Nasonville after a visit here with her daughter Mrs. Sweet at the Geo. Campbell home returned to Nasonville on Monday.


Mrs. Fred Cole came home last Monday from Minneapolis whiter she had been on a two weeks visit among relatives.


Mrs. Chas. Beeckler with her little grandson Fritz Shaw left on Wednesday for Seymour on a weeks visit to her mother, Mrs. Frances Burdick.  They will also visits Clyde at Green Bay before they return here.


200 pieces new spring ginghams the prettiest styles you ever saw; 10c, 12 1/2c and 15c yard at W. J. Marsh Dry Goods Co.


Eddie Davis who was working in a barber shop at Loyal and who just recently recovered from an operation for gall stones was suddenly taken ill with small pox last Monday morning. Eddie was an apprentice in Kearny Davis’ shop here a few years ago and has many friends in this vicinity.


A chimney burning out on the Dr. Schwarz house here last week Thursday created considerable excitement as it was at first thought that the upper story had caught fire on account of a large amount of smoke escaping from the chimney.  No damage was done however.


Go to Neillsville Thursday, Feb. 3 and hear "A Trial by Jury," given by home talent, assisted by a chorus of 40 voices, to be given under the direction of Mrs. Anne Hocking Smith for the benefit of the Episcopal Church.  Tickets are 50 and 35 cents. Reserve your seats at Klopf’s early.


Herman Schoengarth came down from Medford early this week.


Mrs. Ernest Lee returned Tuesday from a several days visit with relatives at Withee.


Miss Abbie Ide who has been sick with pneumonia since last week is reported to be on the gain.


Hale Davis came over from Marshfield Saturday night and spent Sunday here with his wife and relatives.


James Tompkins of Greenwood is here visiting relatives and friends.


Mrs. Floyd Winn went to Duluth yesterday to visit her husband and other relatives.


Mrs. Robert Kurth and son Erwin underwent surgical operations at the Eau Claire hospital last week.  They are reported as doing nicely.


Doc Wonser’s champions were defeated by Kearny Davis’ all star team at the basketball game Saturday night.  The score was 36 to 15.


The Lynn basketball team will give a masquerade at the Lynn hall Saturday, Feb. 5th.


Fred Wonser of Unity after spending a week here visiting with his brother E. R. and family returned home again on Tuesday.


Mrs. Anne Hocking Smith is a woman of great energy, attractive personality and exceptional ability to organizing and drilling people for amateur operas and theatricals. - J. Frizzel, pastor Memorial Church, Washington, D. C.


Martin Breseman came home from Milwaukee last week after visiting a short time with his son John who is at the Trinity Hospital, there receiving treatment for his arm.  From all reports he is getting along nicely.


The social dance given at the opera house last week Thursday by the young people of the village was a very pleasant affair. Arthur Haugen and Ruth Whitcomb of Neillsville and Laura Neitzel of Lynn furnished excellent music. Social dances from an enjoyable standpoint are far ahead of the free for all, as they shut out that undesirable element which turned the Christmas dance into a riot.


The two Jesperson brothers of Sherwood sold 160 acres of their farm to Andrew Thompson of Viroqua.  One of the brothers left for Viroqua, their home, last week, while the other will remain here for an indefinite time, taking treatments of Dr. Ross.


The Farmers State Bank has added a new department and that is a Savings department.  Anyone no matter how young, can secure a little iron bank which the Bank will loan free of charge to all those who open an account.  It is a very nice way of getting the children in the habit of saving money which they would otherwise squander.  Three per cent interest will be paid you on all the money thus saved.


Dr. Schulz and Arthur Grassman of Lynn experienced a runaway here with Max Opelt’s team last Monday night.   The horses in some way got frightened and became unmanageable.  The corner at the Eagle Hotel was turned rather swiftly and the cutter with its occupants tipped over. The horses ran south and were later caught in Chas. Lowery’s woods. The cutter was pretty well battered, but no other damage was done.


Miss Lulu Hallock, daughter of N. S. Hallock, who went to Beach, North Dakota, last October to visit her uncle and cousins in company with Mrs. John Mengel, was married Nov. 10th to Mr. J. C. West, an old friend.  Her aunt and uncle accompanied her as far as Dickinson, where the ceremony was performed, and then started for their home near Medicine Lake, Montana. - Loyal Tribune



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