News: Granton Locals (6 May 1910)


Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon



Surnames: Morris, Neinas, Kihn, Wage, Randall, Amidon, Ide, Kimball, Lippert, Marsh, Nelson, Howard, Kurth, Brooks, Gerzemehl, Tischer, Lee, Chapel, Kemmeter, Bruley, Wonser, Winter, Snyder, Phillips, Scholtz, Hubing, Lazotte, Hommel, Ross, Davis, Braatz, Rausch, Erhardt, Witte, Dougherty, Barber, Selves, King, Hankey, Williams, Smith, Arndt, Kidd, Berthold, Thiede, Mellen, Kurzrok, Krejci, Huntley, Paulson, Fulwiler, Simonafsky, Moh, Hunt, Dahl, Dennis


----Source: The Granton News (Granton, Clark Co., WI.) May 6, 1910


Granton Locals (6 May 1910)


L. G. Morris was on the sick list one day last week.


Get your flour of Chas. Neinas, $1.40 per sack for cash only.


Birdine Kihn of Park Falls is visiting at the Tom Wage home.


A girl was born to Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Randall at York last Sunday.


Local views 2 for 5c and all kinds of other post cards at Amidon’s Drug Store.


Don’t know where to buy?  Read the ads in this issue.


Miss Abbie Ide was a Neillsville caller Wednesday.


Miss Emma Kimball will entertain the Art Club this afternoon.


Mrs. Geo. Lippert Jr. and children of Neillsville visited friends here early this week.


Senator S. M. Marsh and family and P. N. Nelson autoed over from Neillsville last Sunday.


Mr. and Mrs. L. H. Howard with Will Kurth and family autoed through here on Sunday.


Mrs. Geo. R. Brooks after spending several days with her mother-in-law at Neillsville, returned home from there on Sunday.


Christ Gerzemehl who spent the past year with his son Carl Tischer at Owatonna, Minn., returned from there last Saturday.


Mrs. Price Lee entertained the Circle Ladies last week Wednesday. 


Mrs. Chas Chapel was on the sick list early this week.


Use Porter’s antiseptic Healing Oil for wire fence cuts and all sores. Get it at Amidon’s Drug Store.


P. J. Kemmeter and family autoed to Stratford last Sunday and dined with relatives at that place. 


Mrs. Mary Bruley of Neillsville visited Mrs. E. R. Wonser last Friday afternoon.


Henry Winter of the town of Lynn will build a handsome new house this summer. 


Loren Snyder of Duluth is visiting friends in this vicinity since Monday.


James Phillips of Neillsville with five gentlemen friends from various Wisconsin points autoed through here on Sunday.


Miss Maymie Scholtz of Nevins is spending a couple weeks with Mrs. L. G. Morris.


Mike Hubing spent several days at Eau Claire last week and brought his wife home from a hospital of that place last Saturday.


Miss Maymie Lazotte, a daughter of Matthew Lazotte’s who was seriously ill with inflammatory rheumatism last week is somewhat better at this writing.


Notice - When you are at Chili step into the music store and take a look at a fine Singer Piano.


Tom Hommel came over from Neillsville on business, Tuesday.


Dr. Ross was called to Greenwood last Saturday to attend Mrs. Damon Davis who is very ill.


Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Davis, daughter Gertrude and Miss Emma Kimball were at Neillsville between trains Monday.


If you are going to color any carpet rags or clothes get your dyes at Amidon’s Drug Store.  A fresh stock of Putnam and Diamond dyes.

A brother of Richard Braatz who was here on a visit returned to his home in Wausau last Monday. 


Carpenter work on Mrs. John Rausch’s house is being rapidly rushed under the direction of Henry Erhardt.


Fresh and clean groceries, new dry goods, new shoes, a carload of salt also rock salt for your cattle.  Fresh package and bulk seed, See Herman C. Witte


Jerry Dougherty returned from Glendive, Mont., Wednesday morning.  He took up a homestead and expects to move out there next fall.


Miss Elinor Barber, a teacher in one of the Marshfield schools spent Saturday and Sunday here at the Doc Ross home.


Ted Selves and family moved from Neillsville early this week and are now residents of the Town of Grant, on Mrs. Racie King’s farm.


If your poultry houses are full of lice and mites get a half gallon can of Prussian Lice Exterminator for 50c at Amidon’s Drug Store.


Fred Hankey returned from Colby last Saturday where he had been visiting; his brother Ernest who was ill.


Last Friday Henry Williams bought the C. W. Smith farm on the Ridge consisting of 80 acres, and personal property.  Henry had an auction on the place yesterday.


A stretch of new road on the town line between York and Fremont, from the Arndt corner to Fisk Lee’s, was laid out last Saturday and will be built this summer.


A number of town people drove to Dells Dam last Sunday to spend the day fishing.  We understand Professor Davis caught a 10 pound sucker.


Nothing like Quinegg Shampoo for the hair!  Removes dandruff and cleans the scalp.  Large bottle for 25c at Amidon’s Drug Store


Norman Kidd last week sold his 40 acre farm known as the Herman Berthold place, to Herman Thiede. The farm had been operated by Mr. and Mrs. R. Mellen who are thinking of going west.  Mr. Kidd will have an auction Sat. May 14th.


Miss Flora Kurzrok who suffered a long and severe illness followed by a surgical operation at Burlington whither she went some months since on a visit to relatives, arrived home last Saturday and is again attending to her millinery work here.


A 5 month old son of Mr. and Mrs. John Krejci is sick with pneumonia since Sunday.   The family was visiting at a neighbor when the little fellow was taken sick and has been deemed best to leave him there until his condition will warrant his removal. Dr. Ross is in attendance.


A lady in a neighboring town in her hurry to start for church took from the closet, what she supposed was her dolman, threw it over her arm and on arriving at church threw it over the back of the pew when she discovered she had her husband’s trousers.


Albert Davis spent several days of last week here at home.  He reports Mrs. Davis who underwent an operation at the Eau Claire hospital several weeks ago, was rapidly recovering and expects her home some day next week.  They are now visiting with relatives at Spring Valley.


Special to close out - a 15c package Breakfast food at 10c; 15c package Ralston Health Food going at 10c, at Witte’s Cash Store.


Parties wishing to have cemetery work done before Decoration Day will please notify Wm. Huntley Jr., proprietor Neillsville Marble Works, Neillsville, Wis.


Read the advertisements.


Dance at the Lynn Park tomorrow, Saturday evening.


180 calves were shipped from here Tuesday.


Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Gerzemehl were Marshfield callers Tuesday.


Mr. and Mrs. Kearney Davis and daughter Maurine were Neillsville callers Monday.


Little Raymond Paulson has almost entirely recovered from his recent severe illness.


The Modern Woodman camp here initiated class of new members last Wednesday night.  The camp is growing considerably lately.


Mrs. M. Fulwiler and children of Chili are here visiting with her parents Mr. and Mrs. Homer King.


A family from Chicago who purchased the Simonafsky farm about 8 miles south-east of here, arrived and took possession of the same early this week.


Have a fine new stock of summer Millinery on display at my store, at reasonable prices.  A cordial invitation is extended to the ladies.  Flora Kurzrok


L. E. Moh returned Sunday morning with two cows, 1 heifer and 1 young bull, all registered Holstein-Friesian stock which he purchased at the C. F. Hunt stock sale at Syracuse, N. Y.  The animals arrived here in perfect condition, Mr. Moh having paid personal attention to them during the entire trip of 6 days duration.


Mr. and Mrs. John Dahl of York Center were in town last Sat.  Mr. Dahl is one of those hard working and prosperous farmers to whom York points with pride.  Four years ago when he took possession of his farm there were but 35 acres cleared and now he has 65 acres under plow.  It was largely through his efforts that the York Center cheese factory, one of the best in this county, was erected at that place.


Mrs. Elmer Dennis returned from Chicago Wednesday morning after spending several weeks with her little boy at a hospital there.  She reports the little fellow as doing nicely, but the attending physician advised her to let him remain there about two weeks longer that he might have proper care.


The Circle will give one of their good old fashioned dinners at the Union Church next Wednesday, May 11th.  Meals served from 12 until two o’clock. Everybody invited.  The proceeds will go towards the organ.


There was considerable hustling on the Henry Williams farm when the straw stack was discovered to be on fire Wednesday afternoon. As the stack was only about 15 feet from the barn, a C. D. Q. call was sent to Granton to which many responded.  Luckily the wind was in such a direction as to blow the flames away from the buildings, and it was for this reason only that no other damage was done. The fire was set by Mr. Williams’ youngest son.  This is the second time that the boy has set fire to a straw stack.



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