News: Granton Locals (22 Apr 1910)


Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon



Surnames: Oliver, Beeckler, Schlinsog, Handt, McClaflin, Amidon, Welsh, Crevecour, Guth, Davis, Deutsch, Morris, Wonser, Arndt, Dyer, Witte, Ainsworth, Snyder, Mabie, Lovell, Martin, Breseman, Bruley, Retta, Fraser, Stafford, Page, Withee, Brooks, Marsh, Moh, Hunt, Pischer, Riedel, Beaver, Hubing, Ackerman, Toptine, Tompkins, Stillman, Rausch, Larkins, Robinson, Dennis, Baer


----Source: The Granton News (Granton, Clark Co., WI.) April 22, 1910


Granton Locals (22 April 1910)


For Sale or Rent; -- My dwelling house, Mrs. Wm. Oliver


Miss Pearl Beeckler was on the sick list last week.


Adolph Schlinsog is building a barn and shed on his farm.


Paul Handt is getting material ready for a silo on his farm.


A baby girl was born to Mr. and Mrs. Warren McClaflin early this week.


G. E. Amidon spent Monday between trains at Neillsville, having dental work done.


Mrs. Mable Welsh has been sick and under the doctors care since last week.


How about Dr. Hobson’s Eczema Cure: Did you try it? Remember it is guaranteed. Amidon’s Drug Store


The new porch erected by E. Crevecour last week greatly adds to the appearance and convenience of the C. A. Guth residence.


Mrs. Albert Davis, who has been ailing for some time, underwent an operation for a tumor at the Eau Claire hospital last Saturday.  Her condition was alarming early this week, but she is doing nicely at this writing.


Fix your walls with Freskolin; at Amidon’s Drug Store


Gust Deutsch Sundayed at Neillsville


Kearney Davis was at Eau Claire over Sunday.


Mr. and Mrs. I. W. Morris and son Marshall spent Sunday with relatives at Menomonie.


Do not suffer with corns.  Use Nyals Corn Remover.  It is good. See Amidon


E. R. Wonser bought the Aug. Arndt farm a mile northeast of here, consisting of 100 acres, including stock and farm machinery, last week.  Mr. Arndt and family expect to leave for the west in the near future.


Miss Anna Dyer returned from Chicago early this week where she cared for her sister who was ill.


Closing out all novels and books, some worth up to 25 cents, going at 7 and 8c.  To close all dress patterns of all kinds, at 5c.  Herman C. Witte


Cashier Ainsworth of the First National Bank of Neillsville called on friends here last Saturday.  He drove over with August Snyder.


Albert Mabie has decided to become a farmer, having purchased of W. S. Davis the farm known as the Jack Lovell place a few miles north of here.  For the present he expects to continue carrying mail on Route No. 1.


Feed your calves Martin’s calf food.


Elsie Breseman came home from Altoona last Wednesday for a visit under the parental roof.


School will commence next Monday in the Roder District with Miss Maude Bruley of Neillsville as teacher.


Pure bred rose comb brown Leghorn eggs for hatching for sale. This breed is known as the best layers.  Carl Retta, Granton R.  F. D. 1.


Geo. Fraser and family early this week took possession of the house they recently purchased of Dr. Stillman.


Hiram Stafford and family have moved to town and are occupying the rooms vacated by Albert Mabie and family.


Cooking kettles, pudding pans, meat roasters and bean pots made of the best and purest fire clay at W. W. Page.


Mrs. Sarah Withee, one of Neillsville’s oldest residents died at her home at that place last Monday. 


See our stock of hair brushes, combs, etc., Amidon’s drug store.


Dan Brooks while helping load logs at the depot last Tuesday had the misfortune to break a finger on his right hand.


L. A. Marsh has rented the store building, fruit and ice cream business one door north of the barber shop, of G. E. Amidon.


L. E. Moh, the "cattle king" as the Marshfield News calls him left last Saturday for Syracuse, N.Y., where he will attend the C. F. Hunt Holstein-Friesian cattle sale.  He expects to buy a carload.


Gottlieb Pischer is erecting a large barn on his farm in the northeast corner of the Town of Grant.  Gust Riedel is doing the carpenter work.


We are headquarters for pocket books and pipes.  Best line in town, see Amidon’s Drug store.


Mrs. Geo. Beaver spent several days with her mother, Mrs. Mike Hubing, who is at the Eau Claire hospital. Clara Ackerman kept house during her absence.


Austin Toptine left Tuesday for Montana where he expects to take up a homestead. Mrs. Toptine is at present staying with her parents in Shortville.


Postmaster Tompkins wishes to inform the public that hereafter the office will be open from 8 to 9 o’clock Sunday mornings.  It will be closed at 9 sharp.


Dr. W. D. Stillman left for Minnesota last Sunday morning to visit a relative before going to Madison where he expects to make his future home.


The material is on the ground for the new house which Mrs. John Rausch will build south of that of her son Dan’s as soon as the weather permits.


A family of Hungarians consisting of a man, three women and nine children, with two wagons and 8 horses passed through here last Friday on their way west. They came from Indiana and have been on the road four weeks.  They expect to reach their destination, Fargo, N. D., in about three weeks.


W. S. Davis is making extensive improvements on his residence. Several rooms are to be added by remodeling the building which has served as a wood shed.  A pressure water system will also be installed.


The latest styles of millinery at very low prices can be seen at the Granton Millinery store.  New goods are arriving daily. Children are well remembered in the many pretty and becoming styles shown.


D. Larkins, an uncle of Mrs. John Robinson who was here visiting at the latter’s home, left again on Monday for Swift Current, Can., where he has a homestead.  This gentleman is 78 years old, but is as strong and active as the average man at 50.


The 19 month old son of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Dennis is still at a hospital in Chicago and reports from there are not encouraging.  At the time of leaving here about two weeks ago the little fellow weighed 19 pounds and now he weighs only 12.  He is suffering with indigestion.


Read the advertisements.


The home talents play "A Case of Suspension" presented by the tenth grade at the opera house last Friday night was a grand success, socially as well as financially.  The players acted their parts perfectly, and the play was very much enjoyed by the large audience.  It will be presented at Chili Friday evening, April 29th.


E. R. Wonser sold to August Arndt a 320 acre farm at Great Falls, Mont., 210 acres of which are under cultivation, 6 horses, all farm machinery, cattle, for $35 per acre.  This farm has fair buildings, is 7 miles from a city of 25,000 and two miles from a small town.


The snow storm and cold wave last Saturday and Sunday did considerable damage to fruit trees, especially plums, throughout the state.  About 6 inches of snow fell and the thermometer registered 10 below freezing Sunday morning.  We are enjoying pleasant weather again at this writing, but the nights are somewhat frosty.


Mrs. F. J. Baer, census enumerator for the Town of Grant commenced with that work last Friday and is reporting a fine progress. She has been shown many courtesies at the farms so far visited and wishes to express her hearty appreciation of them.  Many however have paid little or no attention to the advance farm schedules sent to them.  If these blanks are filled out before the enumerator arrives it would make the work considerable easier.



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