News: Granton Locals (25 Mar 1910)


Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon



Surnames: Ide, Paulson, Rausch, Lawson, Amidon, Dost, Wonser, Fradette, Kemmeter, Churchill, Crego, Williams, Kurth, Knorr, Donahue, Roberts, Hart, Davis, Schnare, Steuerwald, Cole, Martindale, Hubing, Arndt, Nelson, Norris, Grasser, Herian, Larson, Jensen, Rose, Reichert, Teatz, Anding, Breseman, Pischer, Kurzrok, Coil, Warner, Schafer, Campman, Howard, Lautenbach, Schoengarth, Osgood, Babcock, Beaver. Reiff, Beilke, Krause, Scheier, Hillert, Kuechenmeister, Winter, Thiede, Finnegan, Schroeder, Ross, Charles, Nonhof, Fraser, Eunson, Marsh, Paulus, Zastrow, Guth, Delmore, Smith, Oliver, Selves


----Source: The Granton News (Granton, Clark Co., WI.) March 25, 1910


Granton Locals (25 March 1910)


Cash Ide spent Saturday with old friends at Neillsville.


Ross Paulson returned home from his Dakota trip on Saturday.


Feed  your calves Martin’s calf food.


Mrs. Pete Paulson and her daughter were over from Marshfield late last week visiting relatives.


Mrs. John Rausch began life as resident of Granton last week.


Mrs. Hans Paulson, Sr. has been here with her son Ross’ family for several weeks past.


For Sale: Some registered Holstein bulls and graded heifers.  See Henry Lawson, Granton, Rt. 1


Last call for Easter Egg Dyes, Get busy!  Several kind in stock at Amidon’s Drug Store


Mrs. Jack Dost with Mermal Wonser took in the sights at Neillsville last Saturday.


Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Fradette of Christie drove down Saturday evening and made a visit at Ross Paulson’s.


Mrs. P. J. Kemmeter and daughter Rose accompanied by Will Churchill a brother of the former’s came home from Milwaukee last week Thursday. 


The Misses Elenor Crego, Alfreda Williams, Elsie Kurth and Myrtle Knorr were Neillsville visitors on Monday.


John Donahue is re-shingling his house.  Miss Roberts took Tuesday off to visit school at Eau Claire.


Mrs. Geo. Hart transacted business at Marshfield between trains Monday.


W. S. Davis and L. E. Schnare transacted business at Mondovi on Wednesday.


Mrs. A. J. Knorr spent a couple days of last week at her friend Mrs. Fred Steuerwald’s in Loyal.


Mrs. Hale Davis and sister Myrtle Cole leave for Minneapolis today, Friday.


Jim Martindale of Christie was here on business Monday.  He left for Redfield, N. D., early this week.


Diamond and Putnam Dyes always in stock at Amidon’s Drug Store


Henry Hubing with a mixed car of stock and goods left for Glendive, Montana, early this week.


A bouncing baby boy was born to Mr. and Mrs. August Arndt Jr. last Friday morning.


Gust Nelson, an old resident of the town of Washburn, died last week Friday morning.


Mrs. John Hubing and children of Loyal arrived here Monday for a visit at the Mike Hubing home.


Get rid of those lice.  Dr. Hobson Lice Powder will kill them. For sale at Amidon’s Drug Store


Kenneth Crego, his sister Miss Elinor and Miss Myrtle Knorr went to Milwaukee Monday on a several days pleasure trip.


Mr. Norris left for Cando, N. D. Monday morning.


Miss Mollie Grasser was an over Sunday guest of Miss Minnie Herian at Neillsville.


Miss Ruth Larson of Greenwood is spending the week with her sister Mrs. Al Jensen


For Sale: Oderbaker seed barley, also a quantity of hay.  Inquire of W. D. Rose


Ferdinand Reichert left of Chicago early this week to visit relatives.  If he likes it there he will work for his brother Carl this summer.


Robert Teatz accompanied his son Arthur to Milwaukee early this week where at the Trinity hospital the later will undergo an operation for some spinal trouble.


Instead of white-washing your walls use Freskolin.  It is easily applied. We have several tints.  See Amidon’s.


E. R. Wonser left for Dakota Monday morning on a land seeking and business trip.


Mrs. Richard Anding returned to Altoona on Tuesday after spending a few days with her mother Mrs. Philip Breseman who has been sick.


Mr. and Mrs. Gottlieb Pischer and little one are spending Easter with Mrs. Pischer’s parents in Colby.


Miss Flora Kurzrok our milliner, underwent an operation at Burlington, Wis., early this week.  If all goes well she will be able to return here in about four weeks.


Ed Coil went to Rice Lake Wednesday to visit with his sister Mrs. Flavel Warner before she leaves for her new home in Montana.


Wm. Schafer and family arrived here from Plymouth early this week and have taken possession of the Robert Kurth farm which they recently purchased.


Do not let your horses cough at this time of year as it will develop into heaves. Get some cough and distemper cure and stop them. At Amidon’s Drug Store


Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Campman and Mrs. L. H. Howard were some of the city folk who were here being sweetened up on Saturday and Sunday.


August Lautenbach took his portable saw mill from here to his farm south of town early this week.


Gus Schoengarth just home from a winter’s work at Medford went to Milwaukee last Friday morning in response to a telegram that his wife was very ill and in a hospital there.


Mr. and Mrs. E. Arndt and daughter of Loyal after a few days visit here at Eugene Osgood’s left for their new home at Mandan, N. D., on Tuesday.  Mrs. Raft is a niece of Mrs. Almeda Osgood.


Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Babcock after spending the winter in Stevens Point are since Saturday again residents of Clark County.


Mrs. Mike Hubing was taken to Eau Claire Tuesday morning where she will undergo an operation for a tumor at the hospital there.  She was accompanied by her husband, and daughter, Mrs. Geo. Beaver.


Last Sunday was confirmation day at Rev. Reiff’s parish. Following are the names of those who were confirmed: Ernestine Beilke, Agnes Krause, Lydia Scheier, Emma Hillert, Anita Kuechenmeister, Adela Winter, Laura Breseman, Louis Kurth, Leo Grassman, Martin Lautenbach, Theodore Beilke, and Ewald Thiede.


A temperance mass meeting will be held at Union Church this Friday, March 25, at 2 o’clock in the afternoon.  A good singer will accompany the speaker and it will be worth your while to hear them whether you are interested in the subject or not.


Mrs. James Finnegan came home from Edw. Schroeder’s on Saturday. The twins were then recovering and Mrs. Chas Babcock their maternal grandmother came up from Stevens Point that day to make an extended visit and assist in caring for them.


Doctors Ross of this place and Melbie of Marshfield performed a successful operation upon little Raymond Paulson last Monday. The little fellow has been sick with pneumonia for nearly four weeks and during this time large quantities of puss and matter had gathered about the lungs, necessitation the operation. He is in a very weak condition now, but has fair chances of recovery.


Town tickets printed at this office while you wait.  Orders by mail or phone promptly attended to.


Mrs. John Charles after a several days visit with Alfred Jensen returned home to Neillsville on Sunday.


For Sale: Full blooded and high grade Holstein bull calves.  A. Nonhof


B. F. Fraser returned from Milwaukee Tuesday and has since been in a critical condition at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Eunson in Neillsville.


Vet Marsh will shortly be in the hotel business again.  He traded his ice business in Neillsville for the Paulus House near the depot, owned by James Paulus.


Mrs. Adelheid Zastrow after several weeks visit here with her sister, Mrs. Guth, left for her home at Algoma this week.


St. Elmo was good. Those from here who went to Neillsville Wednesday to see the play were well pleased.


Pay your subscription and receive one of those plates.  We have a few left.


L. A. Marsh met Mrs. James Delmore and five of Marshfield’s school teachers here at the depot last Saturday morning and drove out to a sugar camp with them where they spent a sweet day.  They rode home to Marshfield on the freight with Mr. Delmore that evening.


For Sale: 80 acre farm, 45 acres cleared and under plow, the rest hard maple timber.  Sell with or without personal property.  Inquire of C. W. Smith, Neillsville R. F. D. No. 4


We are at present and have for several weeks past been enjoying the most beautiful spring weather anyone can imagine.  Snow and ice have entirely disappeared, the roads are beginning to get dusty and only a few bad places here and there automobiles could be run without difficulty. Robins, black birds and meadow larks have been with us for some time and the frogs announcing the arrival of spring with their daily evening concert.  Farmers are busy seeding and unless April has some unpleasant surprises for us, crops will be in the ground two months earlier than last year.


Notice: My wife and I having separated, I hereby forbid anyone to trust or board her on my account, as I am responsible for no debts contracted by her.  I also caution the public not to buy or remove any article from the property until we have reached a settlement.  Signed, Wm. Oliver


Election Notice: Notice is hereby given that this question to be submitted to the voters of the town of Grant at the election to be held April 5th, 1910.


"Whether or not, any person shall be licensed to deal or traffic in any spirituous, malt or intoxicating liquors or drinks as a beverage." Richard Selves, Town Clerk




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