News: Granton Locals (4 Mar 1910)


Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon



Surnames: Huff, Winn, Dost, Riedel, Paulson, Johnson, Kemmeter, Williams, Woodward, Baer, Mallory, Nonhof, Nickel, Marsh, Quayle, Welsh, MacBride, Amidon, Fulwiler, Morris, Lewis, Deutsch, Beeckler, Dankemyer, Albrecht, Reiff, Davis, Kintzele, Wiesner, Keuer, Moldenhauer, Prindle, Gerzemehle, Daughhetee, Gerlach, Fradette, Hart, Thiede, Schwerten, Klessig, Grasser, Thayer, Fraser, Prange, Schwarz, Guth, Pietenpol, Converse, Wright, Hommel, Becker, Stout, Knorr


----Source: The Granton News (Granton, Clark Co., WI.) March 4, 1910


Granton Locals (4 March 1910)


Mrs. Will Huff was very sick last week with quinsy.


Floyd Winn came home from Duluth Wednesday morning.


Mrs. Floyd Winn after a several weeks visit with relatives at Duluth returned home last Friday morning.


Mrs. J. Dost will entertain the Art Needlework club next week Friday.


Mrs. Augusta Riedel has spent the past two weeks with Mrs. Ross Paulson.


Sir Stork presented Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Johnson of Lynn with a new baby, early last week.


P. J. Kemmeter’s new auto, a White Steamer, arrived last week.


H. E. Williams’ father has been seriously ill for the past ten days.


Mrs. Wm. F. Woodward of Neillsville visited her friend, Mrs. F. J. Baer last Saturday.


Wilson Mallory will preach to the public at the Union Church Sunday evening.


Jack Dost is spending the week at Al Nonhof’s and during his absence Miss Adellena Nickel is staying with Mrs. Dost.


Vet Marsh and family came over from Neillsville Friday and remained until Monday morning, the guests of relatives and friends.


The "Whitewash season" is approaching and a recipe to make whitewash that will not crumble off may be of use to someone who reads this.  It is the formula used by Uncle Sam at the various government works.  Ten parts fresh slacked lime and one part hydraulic cement.  Mix well with salt water and apply thin.


L. B. Quayle of Milwaukee took dinner at J. P. Dost’s Tuesday.


Mrs. Mable Welsh transacted business at Neillsville last Saturday.


Mrs. Frances Mac Bride spent Tuesday night with friends at Neillsville.


The stock buyers will ship cattle, calves and hogs next Tuesday.


Use Freskolin for your walls.  Nice colors and easily prepared.  See them at Amidon’s Drug Store


Wm Fulwiler and John Williams expect to leave for North Dakota, Saturday.


Mrs. I. W. Morris returned home Tuesday from a several days visit with her son at Abbotsford.


Evangelist T. Lewis of Appleton has been holding meetings at the Union Church here every evening since last week Friday.


H. E. Williams, Gust Deutsch, G. E. Amidon, E. A. Beeckler, F. J. Baer and August Dankemyer attended a meeting of the R. A. M. at Neillsville Monday evening.


The funeral of Louis Albrecht who died last week Thursday took place last Sunday, Rev. Reiff officiating.  Interment was made in the Nasonville Cemetery. His age was 17 years, 3 months and 22 days.


Lloyd E. Davis called to Berlin last Saturday on account of the death of a grandparent. Earl Marsh taught school for him on Monday.


John P. Kintzele came home from Milwaukee where he attended the auto show, early Tuesday morning.


Get your egg dyes at Amidon’s Drug Store.


W. S. Davis who was ill last week and absent from duty several days has been at his post in the bank since Monday morning though as yet, far from enjoying his usual good health.


Justin Johnson’s two children are recovering from pneumonia.


Chas. Wiesner and Ernst Keuer were Neillsville visitors Tuesday.


Mrs. Walter Moldenhauer went to Marshfield on Tuesday.


Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Prindle left for Beach, N. D. on Monday.


Mrs. Floyd Winn entertained the Modern Priscilla’s last Saturday afternoon.


The Mystic Workers enjoyed a social dance at the opera house Sat. night.


Ernest Gerzemehle has been very ill and under the care of a doctor for the past two weeks.


J. B. Daughhetee sold his Heathville cheese factory to W. J. Gerlach of Abbotsford last Tuesday.


Mrs. Ralph Fradette of Christie came down Saturday and remained until Wednesday with her sister, Mrs. Ross Paulson.


Mrs. Norman Hart of Humbird accompanied Grandpa Chas. Hart home from there on Monday.


Mrs. Thiede has been with her parents Mr. and Mrs. Schwerten since Sunday; the aged couple having been somewhat under the weather.


Adolph Klessig of Cleveland, Sheboygan County, a cousin of Mike Grasser’s, spent a couple days here at the Grasser home early this week.


W. J. Thayer of Beaver was appointed assistant superintendent of the County Poor Farm to take the place of B. F. Fraser who on account of ill health was forced to resign.  A regular superintendent will be elected at the next session of the county board.


Mr. and Mrs. E. D. Prange have vacated the rooms in the Doc Schwarz house which they occupied since last fall and have taken up their residence in the cheese factory south of town which Mr. Prange recently purchased of C. A. Guth.


Vernie Kintzele was quite under the weather early this week.


For Sale: Good farm of 153 acres for sale reasonably, two miles from Neillsville.  120 acres cleared.  Inquire at this office.


For Sale: A fanning mill and spring tooth drag, cheap for cash or trade for wood.  Inquire of L. G. Morris, Granton.


Mrs. Hank Pietenpol entertained the Circle on Wednesday.


Mrs. Frank Converse went to Melrose to spend some time as companion and nurse to a lady who is in delicate health.


The street lamp at Bergemann’s corner does not throw as much light lately as the two on the south side of town.


Roy Wright and Will Huff left for Saskatchewan, Canada, on Tuesday forenoon.  Roy expects to assist Will on his horse ranch and at the same time hold down his homestead which joins Will’s land.  Roy has been carrying mail on Route 4 the past 5 years, but owing to ill health he thought it best to make the change.  He expects to be gone at least 3 years during which time he will have no mails or females to worry about.


Don’t forget "A Texas Ranger" at the Granton Opera House, tomorrow, Saturday night. This company was billed for Neillsville that night, but owing to a misunderstanding Manager Hommel has rented the opera house there to other parties.  As this caused a vacant date the company decided to produce the play here.


Lots of Easter post cards at Amidon’s Drug Store.


Otto Becker of Lynn was arrested last week on a charge of manufacturing and shipping curd.  This is a product made out of whey and shipped in its crude state to Chicago where it is manufactured into cheese and sold to the poorer class of people who cannot afford to pay the high prices for the genuine article.  But now comes the pure food inspector and says the cheese thus manufactured does not contain the required amount of butterfat, that it cannot be considered as pure food and is therefore not marketable under the state laws.  We never tasted any of this cheese and can’t express our opinion as to its quality, but we have never heard of anyone suffering any serious effects from the use of it.  The manufacture of curd is practically new for this part of the country while in the southern part of the state it has been practiced for a number of years.  The arrest reflects no discredit upon Mr. Becker whatsoever, either as a first class cheesemaker or honest business man. The state simply wished to make this a test case and have picked him out of hundreds to stand the brunt of it.  Nearly all the cheese makers in this vicinity have for several months past manufactured curd and shipped same to Chicago not for their benefit alone but for the farmers more particularly who will find a considerable difference in their monthly milk checks if the manufacture of this article for shipment is found to be unlawful.  The outcome of this case is watched with interest.


The theatre goers of Granton have a treat in store when "A Texas Ranger" comes to the Opera House on Sat. March 5.  This is one of those quiet melodramas that burns little powder, still abounding in heart interest and thrilling climaxes.  It tells a beautiful love story of the plains with just enough comedy to relieve the intensity of the dramatic situations. The story is told in five acts and the company carries all of their own scenery and stage equipment for the entire production.  The plot and scenes are laid along the Rio Grande River in the early nineties, a very interesting period in the history of Texas, Mr. Ernest Stout, the author, has added but very little fictitious embellishment to the already interesting facts. The costumes which are historically correct is a feature of the performance.  "A Texas Ranger" comes to Manager Knorr highly recommended and he personally guarantees it to the public.




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