News: Granton Locals (18 Feb 1910)


Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon



Surnames: Huff, Ross, Davis, Rose, Smith, Knorr, Vine, Riedel, Konshak, Daughhetee, Tisdale, Bartz, Swieso, Wonser, Oliver, Snyder, Anding, Beer, Kurth, Towle, Paulson, Rausch, Williams, McInnis, Chapel, Ober, McNaul, Campman, Marsh, Converse, Schoengarth, Hart, Albrecht, Woodworth, Huff, Snodgrass, MacBride, Montgomery, Smith, Hobson, Gerike, Amidon, Moh, Curtis, Butters, Bladl, Martiny, Page, Welsh, Howard, Schnare, Osgood, Breseman, Kuechenmeister, Neinas, Trimberger,


----Source: The Granton News (Granton, Clark Co., WI.) February 18, 1910


Granton Locals (18 February 1910)


Mrs. Mary J. Huff still continues quite ill.


Mrs. P. M. Ross entertained the ladies of the Circle, Wednesday.


Mr. and Mrs. Rice D. Davis were guests at the Geo. Rose home last Sunday.


Miss Mary Smith of Milwaukee is visiting her sister Mrs. W. D. Rose.


Miss Myrtle Knorr made her usual trip to Neillsville on Monday to take her music lesson.


Geo. Vine and family and Miss Mary Waterman visited town friends on Monday.


Mrs. Augusta Riedel returned home on Sunday from a two weeks visit with relatives at Nasonville.


Miss Konshak of Dorchester has been visiting relatives and friends here about for the past 10 days.


Mr. and Mrs. Daughhetee drove to Loyal and took dinner with Mr. and Mrs. Harley Tisdale last Saturday.


Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Bartz’s little daughter is recovering from a threatened attack of pneumonia.


Miss Eva Swieso of Loyal after a couple days’ visit here with her friend Cleo Daughhetee took the 1:45 p.m. train for home on Monday.


The stock buyers will ship cattle and calves from here next Tuesday.


Doc Wonser accompanied his brother Fred home to Unity last Friday.


Miss Ella Oliver of Eau Claire recently visited her dad Wm. Oliver of this place. 


Mr. and Mrs. August Snyder of Neillsville were in town on Monday.


Mrs. Richard Anding of Altoona came up Monday for a short visit with home folks and attended the funeral of her cousin Arnold Beer, late of Marshfield.


Mrs. Robert Kurth who underwent a surgical operation at the Eau Claire hospital some weeks since is now at home and though still weak is much improved in health.


Mrs. Mane Towle of Greenwood spent last week here with Mrs. A. J. Knorr.


Miss Lettie Paulson is here for an extended stay and visit with her sister Mrs. Dan Rausch.


Mrs. Hans Paulson Sr. after a short visit here among her children returned home to Nasonville last Sunday.


Willis Williams and family drove to Nasonville and spent Sunday at McInnis’.


Geo. Rose and Chas. Chapel drove to Arpin Monday with Harry Ober’s household goods.


Dr. P. M. Ross transacted legal business in county court as administrator of the McNaul estate at Chili, between trains on Monday.


Mrs. W. A. Campman and Miss Fay Marsh of Neillsville were guests of the Mesdames Frank Converse and Herman Schoengarth late last week.


Mrs. Geo. Hart went to Humbird for a weekend visit. George joined her there on Sunday and they returned home on Monday’s early train.


Louis Albrecht who was so seriously injured in the sand pit accident is slowly recovering and able to sit up some each day since last Saturday.


A. J. Knorr returned home late last week from his combination pleasure and business trip which took him to Madison, Milwaukee and Chicago.


Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Woodworth of Neillsville are frequent callers in town in their effort to promote good growth in the Beaver Colony of this place.  They have so far secured about 12 applicants for initiation into the mysteries of that order at its next regular meeting.


Will Huff returned from a several weeks business trip to Iowa on Sunday.  He leaves for the Saskatchewan District of Canada, his home, in about two weeks.  His family will remain for a more extended visit here.


Our WHITE SALE means that everything in white goods, such as Muslin, Sheeting, Pillow Casings, Bed Spreads, India Linens, and all Shirt Waist goods, Lace Curtains, Laces and Embroideries will be sold at greatly reduced prices.  You will miss it if you do not take in the Embroidery and White Sale at W. J. Marsh Dry Goods Co. February 18-22.


Mrs. Geo. Snodgrass of Neillsville spent last Saturday here with Mrs. Frances McBride.


Mrs. John Rausch sold her residence property at Marshfield to Pete Paulson last Wednesday.  Mrs. Rausch will move to Granton in the near future to make her home with her son Dan.


Mrs. A. Montgomery has been alarmingly ill for the past week suffering with the grip and heart trouble. She is at the home of her son O. A. Montgomery who with his good wife and their many worthy neighbors are giving her all the care that devoted children and friends can give.


Mr. and Mrs. L. M. Smith formerly of Heathville but who now live in Idaho, lost their twin babies which were recently born to them, through sickness.


Fred Davis is a sport and there is no two ways about it.  He is bound to beat them all, even his son Scott, when it comes to owning nice driving horses.  Fred recently bought a pacer in Stevens Point which he claims is the best in the United States. If you don’t believe it take a look at him.


If your horses are coughing now feed them Dr. Hobson’s heave cure and it will prevent their heaves.  50c per package at Amidon’s Drug Store


We are in receipt of a letter from Rev. J. Gerike, formerly pastor at Maple Works, but now located near Watertown.  He states that this year they have an unusual large amount of snow in Dodge Co., the average depth is about two feet on the level.  The thermometer too has been very reckless about dropping down this winter and once it went down as low as 20 below zero; something very unusual in that part of the state. We also acknowledge the receipt of the price for two years subscription to The Granton News. Thanks.


Fresh stock of Diamond and Putnam dyes at Amidon’s Drug Store.


L. E. Moh made business calls at Cedarhurst and Chili last Monday.


Big money saved on embroideries, laces and white goods of all kinds at W. J. Marsh Dry Goods Co. White Sale, February 18-22.


Dewitt Curtis went to Sheboygan Tuesday to help his brother in law, Mr. Butters, move his household goods to Hewitt where the latter has recently purchased a farm.


Cigars were as free as water last Friday and the smile on Dan Rausch’s face was about three times its normal length. And there was good reason for all of that, because on that day the stork left at his house an elegant five pound boy.


Our harness maker John R. Bladl is turning out some very fine samples of his skill lately.  Solon Davis is among those who lately purchased a harness of him and who by the way is well pleased with his bargain.


This vicinity will be surprised to learn that L. E. Moh sold his famous Percheron Stallion "Royalist" to L. P. Martiny of Chippewa Falls, Wis., a noted breeder of pure bred stock and well known Institute lecturer in the service of the State. Mr. Moh received $1,000.00 in ash for this finest draft horse ever shown in Wisconsin, though he might have been worth ten times that sum to the farmers of the community, had his rare qualities been appreciated. But it seems we need a little more education in animal husbandry and business foresight yet.  "Roy" received an enthusiastic welcome at Chippewa Falls last Saturday.  He will again be seen at the big fairs in 1910.


Last Saturday being the birthday of W. W. Page and Mable Welsh, Mrs. Page surprised the two by having 27 of their friends drop in on them at the Page home.  When Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Howard came it was found to be the birthday of Mrs. Howard also. The evening was passed in playing cards, various other games and music by L. E. Schnare and Ethel Osgood which was so lively a few waltzed. At 11 o’clock a lunch was served by Leland and Milton Page who by the way are fine waiters.  Mrs. Welsh was presented a bracelet; Mr. Page a scarf pin by the crowd and his family presented him a silver tobacco and match box.


Miss Elsie Breseman came home from Altoona on Monday in response of the news of her cousin Arnold Beer’s death at Marshfield on Sat.


Little Ernest Albrecht youngest son of Henry Albrecht is convalescing after scarlet fever. The quarantine was raised on Monday.


Mrs. Clemens Kuechenmeister returned home last week from Eau Claire whither she had been to visit her nephew Irving Kurth, who is in the hospital there.


L. E. Moh shipped six pure bred Oxford Down ewes to M. L. Smith of Elderon, Marathon Co., Wis.  Mr. Smith made his selections personally one day last week.


A big dance will be given at the Granton Opera House next week Tuesday, February 22. Good music and a good time are guaranteed.


Now is the time to get rid of those lice.  Dr. Hobson sure lice powder will kill them.


Last Thursday evening a jolly bunch drove out and surprised Truman Davis. A good time is reported by all who were there, including Geo. Rose and Chas. Neinas.


Neighbors surprised Mr. and Mrs. John Trimberger on the 16th anniversary of their wedding Monday, by going in a body when they took possession of the home and showed their genial host and hostess the proper way to celebrate such a holiday., The happy hours were spent enjoying music, games and refreshments.


W. J. Marsh Dry Goods Co. white goods and embroidery sale next Friday, Saturday and Monday and Tuesday.




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