News: Granton Locals (15 Jul 1910)


Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon



Surnames: Reichert, Gerber, Page, Downer, Snyder, Trimberger, Amidon, Hemp, Neitzel, Beeckler, Anding, Breseman, Riedel, Reinhart, Witte, Davis, Stafford, Osgood, Fuller, Lapp, Klein, Grob, Reiff, Lange, Nothohn, Kemena, Neinas, Schlinsog, Ober, Barker, Tarbox, Breed, Schroeder, Finnegan, Wonser, Kintzele, Bauman, Bartz, Tompkins, Lapham, Erdman, Pischer, Knorr, Hannah, Holmes, Frauenheim, Guenther, Kemmeter, Schoengarth, Kearns, Howard, Van Zile, Marsh, Clark, Richardson, Alexander, MacBride, Sontag, Brown, Gearke, Paulson, Coil, Fraser, Dankemyer


----Source: The Granton News (Granton, Clark Co., WI.) July 15, 1910


Granton Locals (15 July 1910)


Alvin Reichert Sundayed at Chili


A baby girl was born to Mr. and Mrs. Fred Gerber, Tuesday morning.


Organ for Sale - Inquire of W. W. Page


Neil Downer and sister Bessie were Neillsville callers Tuesday.


Elsie Snyder of Neillsville is here visiting some of her girlfriends since the fourth.


John Trimberger transacted business at Neillsville between trains Tuesday.


Ladies use Crystal Velvet for the bath; 25c per can at Amidon’s Drug Store


Mrs. Hemp and sister Dalia Neitzel came up from Milwaukee Saturday on a visit at Otto Neitzel’s the parental home, at Lynn.


Mrs. C. E. Beeckler came home on Sundays from a 10 days absence, visiting at Waldo, Seymour and Green Bay.


Mr. and Mrs. Richard Anding of Altoona after a visit at the Phillip Breseman’s returned home on Monday.


For Headaches use Amidon’s Magic Headache powders. 15c per package


Mrs. Augusta Riedel and Mr. and Mrs. Will Reinhart entertained relatives from Nasonville the first two days this week.


Mrs. H. C. Witte and children went to Oconomowoc Monday night for a couple weeks stay and visit among relatives.


Albert Davis and little daughter left Tuesday morning of Spring Valley where Albert expects to make his home for the present.  He has rented his farm here to Hiram Stafford.


Mrs. Mot Osgood is sick at John Fuller’s this week.


Mrs. Hank Lapp and children of Marshfield attended the funeral of Reuben Klein here Wednesday.


Mrs. Grob of Wausau is here on a ten days visit to her daughter Mrs. Reiff.


Rev. and Mrs. Lange of Loyal spent several days of this week at Rev. Reiff’s.


Rev. E. Nothohn of Mt. Olive, Ill. and Rev. Kemena of Nasonville spent Thursday at Rev. Reiff’s.


Crystal Velvet a perfumed water softener for the bat and toilet, at Amidon’s Drug Store


Chas Neinas transacted business at Marshfield between trains Monday.


Mrs. Emma Schlinsog came up from Chicago Tuesday morning on a visit to her parents Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Schlinsog.


Harry Ober of Arpin spent a few days here among relatives this week.


Orders taken for peaches, plums, and blueberries at Witte’s at lowest prices.


Mot Osgood has rented rooms in the D. C. Barker home and will take possession soon.


Mrs. John Davis of Chili and her sister Mrs. C. D. Tarbox of Miles City, Montana, spent Tuesday here with Mrs. Gusta Breed.


Mrs. Ed Schroeder and twin babies accompanied by Miss Ethel Finnegan visited Chili friends between trains on Tuesday.


Now at the advanced prices of hay and grain it will pay you to feed your calves and pigs Martin’s Calf Food. Same old price at Amidon’s Drug Store.


E. R. Wonser left Monday afternoon for North Dakota with a car load of Holstein cattle which he bought here for an experimental farm out there.


Read the advertisements


Mrs. John P. Kintzele is ill with typhoid fever since Tuesday.


Cassilda Bauman of Marshfield is here on a two weeks visit to her cousin Lydia Neinas.


Mr. and Mrs. Chas Neinas spent Sunday at Wm. Bartz’s in Fremont.


Mrs. J. M. Tompkins entertained a dozen ladies at a six o’clock tea Tuesday evening in honor of her daughter Mrs. Chas. Lapham.


Mrs. Ed Schroeder and children of Shortville spent several days this week here at the James Finnegan home.


Chas Erdman of Colby after a several days visit at his brother-in-law Gottlieb Pischer’s returned home to Colby on Monday.


Mrs. A. J. Knorr went to Milwaukee Monday morning on a weeks visit with friends.


Do you suffer with corns?  Get relief by Nyal’s corn remover; 25c per bottle at Amidon’s Drug Store


Mrs. James Hannah went to Christie Saturday and remained until Wednesday visiting at Will Hannah’s.


The Misses Gertrude and Inez Holmes went to Spooner last Monday where they expect to spend several weeks with friends.


Mrs. Paulina Frauenheim of Arvada, Colorado, is here on a visit to her uncle Chris Guenther who lives southeast of here.


An expert from Chicago has been here since Sunday repairing P. J. Kemmeter’s White Steamer.


Mrs. Wm. Schoengarth who was taken seriously ill last week Thursday is improving; Dr. Ross in attendance.


Miss Margaret Kearns of Sedro Wooley, Wash. is here on a months visit to relatives.  She is at George Howard’s this week.


Miss Gertrude Howard entertained a party of young people last Sunday in honor of her friend Bessie Van Zile of Crandon.


A shipment of new apples, watermelons, peaches and new potatoes has just arrived at Marsh’s fruit and confectionary store.


Forest fires became also dangerous in this vicinity last week Thursday that it took a considerable effort on the part of neighbors and some men from this village to save the crops, hay and buildings on the E. A. Beeckler farm.


The Mesdames Homer Clark, Mort Tompkins and Omar Richardson with Miss Jennie Alexander came over from Neillsville and spent Friday afternoon with Mrs. MacBride and Mrs. Julius Sontag at Mrs. Laura Brown’s home.


Not less than 8 cars of stock were shipped from here and Chili to the Chicago markets last Tuesday. Owing to scarcity of pasture due to the prolonged draught, farmers are anxious to unload as much stock as possible.


S. C. Gearke of Neillsville, better known as the Raleigh Medicine Man was in town early this week.  Mr. Gearke is a candidate for the office of sheriff and is well known throughout the county, especially among the farmers.


Ross Paulson returned home from North Dakota late last week having disposed of all the horses he took out there several weeks ago.  Ross repots the general conditions throughout that part of the country to be no better than they are here.  In some parts they have had plenty of rain to save the crops while other sections have the appearance of a great desert.


The housewife who is in a habit of canning a quantity of peaches each year will be somewhat disappointed to learn that the Michigan crop of this fruit was practically destroyed owing to the unfavorable weather conditions last spring.  The peaches in the market now come from Texas and other southern states and we are informed that they are about as cheap now as they ever will be this summer.


David Klein, the 10 year old son of Mrs. Walter Coil died Tuesday morning after an illness of several weeks, suffering with an abscess in his head near the brain.


Elsewhere in this issue will be found the announcement of August Dankemyer for Member of Assembly on the Republican ticket.  Mr. Dankemyer needs no introduction to the readers of this paper. He has always been a faithful Republican and tho he has never held a county office few men indeed are so well and favorably known throughout the county.  He is well fitted for the office and if elected the people of this county can rest assured being represented by an honest and fair minded man. August has declared himself against county option.



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