News: Granton Locals (30 Sep 1910)


Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon



Surnames: Witte, Breed, Lazotte, Hantke, Page, Jacobson, Stockwell, Laidlow, Amidon, Kemmeter, Cole, Mabie, Beecher, Maloney, Brooks, Watson, Murphy, Reichert, Schmoll, Hart, Knorr, Blake, Riedel, Reimer, Doughty, Wonser, Williams, Smith, Palmer, Curtis, Ross, Wage, Dougherty, Morris, Chapel, Davis, Lautenbach, Marg, Korman, Sommerfeld, Kidd, Daughhetee, Hudson, Marsh, Eubanks, Paulson, Clemens, Dorst, Reisner, Osgood, Babcock, Waterman, Finnegan, Sternitzky, Strang, Curwood, Jensen, Larson, Feldmaier, Klein, Yale, Drake, Stevens


----Source: The Granton News (Granton, Clark Co., WI.) September 30, 1910


Granton Locals (30 September 1910)


The local newspaper should be found in every home.  No child will grow up ignorant who can be taught to appreciate the home paper.  It is the stepping stone of intelligence in all those matters not to be learned in books. Give your children a foreign paper which contains not one word about any person, place or thing which they ever saw or perhaps ever heard of, and how can you expect them to be interested?  But let them have the home paper and read of persons whom they meet and places with which they are familiar, and soon an interest is awakened which increases with every weekly arrival of the local paper.  Thus a habit of reading is formed, and those children will read the papers all their lives an become intelligent men and women, a credit to their ancestors, strong in their knowledge of the world as it is today.


Big Lot $1.50, !.75, $2 Ladies’ shoes going at $1.25 at Witte’s


Mrs. Gusta Breed was quite ill last week.


Mrs. Pat Lazotte has been very ill with brain fever since Saturday.


Mrs. Otto Hantke went to La Crosse Monday, on a weeks visit among relatives and old neighbors.


Mrs. W. W. Page and her mother Mrs. Gusta Breed spent last Sunday with friends at Nasonville.


Mrs. Ed Jacobson of St. Paul joined his wife here on Sunday and both returned to St. Paul on Tuesday.


Pears at Witte’s by the bushel and barrel


Miss Ethel Stockwell spent several days of last week here with relatives.


Miss Margaret Laidlow after a several weeks visit here at G. E. Amidon’s returned today to her duties at Gladstone, Mich.


It snowed last Friday night.


H. C. Witte transacted business at Neillsville Tuesday.


Edna Kemmeter went to Menasha late last week.


Leave your orders for apples in bulk, by the car, at Witte’s


Leonard Cole was down from Minneapolis for an over Sunday visit.


Albert Mabie carrier on route 1 is enjoying the last of his two week’s vacation.


Lulu Beecher as substitute has carried mail the past two weeks on Route 4.


We have just received 65 new books at 50c each at Amidon’s Drug Store.


Theresa Maloney of Harlem, Mont., is visiting at Irvin Brooks’ since last week Tuesday.


The Disciples have begun a 10 night series of meetings in the Adventist church, Tuesday, with Messrs. Watson and Murphy conducting same.


Mrs. Amelia Reichert returned home Tuesday from a three weeks visit between Chicago, Milwaukee and Sheboygan County points.


Norma Schmoll is sick and under the doctor’s care.


Geo. Hart selected Christmas goods through a traveling salesman’s samples at Marshfield, last Monday.


Lynn Knorr returned to Madison Tuesday to resume his studies at the University.


Mrs. W. F.  Blake of Chicago who was here to attend the funeral of her mother, Mrs. Riedel, returned to her home Tuesday.


Mrs. Joe Reimer and little nephew Kenneth Doughty came up from Grand Rapids and made an over Sunday visit to her parents Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Doughty.


Dy-o-la, a new dye for all goods; every package guaranteed.  A chance to get a package for 1c at Amidon’s Drug Store


E. R. Wonser returned home Friday evening from a several days business trip to Sheboygan County.


Henry Williams sold his farm, the old Smith place on the Ridge, to Elmer Palmer of Neenah.


A big lot $1.25 and 1.50 children and Misses shoes gong at 98c at Witte’s


Dewitt Curtis cemented the cellar under Dr. Ross’ office and also built a new chimney for it, early this week.


Mr. A. J. Knorr made a business trip to Merrillan Saturday night in his Moline car.


T. D. Wage is on the road with the Barron Woolen Mills wagon since Wednesday.


Jerry Dougherty and family departed for Glendive, Montana, yesterday, to take possession of their homestead which is located near there.


Black Cat Hosiery just in at Witte’s


"The Modern Priscillas" and a few friends of Mrs. H. E. Williams gave her a nice miscellaneous shower at eh G. E. Amidon home last Friday evening.


L. G. Morris returned home on Sunday from Cambria whither he was called last week by the death of a little niece, a sister’s child.


Mr. and Mrs. Chas Chapel and Leland Davis of Marshfield Sundayed here at the Geo. Hart home.


Miss Ella Lautenbach came home from Milwaukee Saturday on a several weeks visit to her parents Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Lautenbach and sister, Mrs. Marg of this place.


For Sale: -- A Art Andec hard coal heater and oven nearly new at ½ price; inquire of H. C. Witte


Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Korman and Mr. and Mrs. Sommerfeld drove out from Neillsville Sunday and spent a few hours here with town friends.


The Norman Kidd auction last week Thursday drew a large crowd and pleased all participants.  Mr. and Mrs. Kidd left Saturday for Richland County to visit relatives and friends before leaving for Ocean Park, Cal., where they expect to make their home.


Don’t  worry about the future of that boy or girl.  A course in Brandrup & Nettleton Business College, Winona, Minn., prepares them to success.  Free 70-page illustrated book


Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Hudson of Kimberly, Idaho, are visiting their daughter, Mrs. Vet Marsh in Neillsville.  They are well known here, having at one time owned the Forest House.


Fred Heibel, one of the owners of the York Center Cheese Factory was obliged to consult Dr. Ross a number of times last week in regard to his ear which is giving him considerable discomfort lately.


Miss Elinor Eubanks returned last week from Minnesota where she had a position as milliner.  She left again for Rice Lake, Wis., on Tuesday to accept a similar position in a department store.


Leave orders for your home-knitted stockings at Witte’s


Mrs. ____ Hart who lives on the Ross Paulson farm suffered a most painful injury to her left eye two weeks since through being struck by kindling wood which she was preparing for her cook stove.


Mr. and Mrs. Morris Clemens of Trempealeau County are visiting at the Mike Dorst home since Monday.  Mr. Clemens is assisting Mr. Dorst in raising his new barn.


Mr. and Mrs. Wm Reisner of Fremont transacted business here on Tuesday. This office acknowledges a pleasant call.


Eugene Osgood has to get along with one eye for a while.  While husking corn last Tuesday a flying fragment happened to hit the right eye, necessitating medical assistance and a bandage.


Mr. and Mrs. Vet Marsh accompanied by her parents Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Hudson drove over from Neillsville Wednesday and called on old friends.


D. G. Babcock who makes his home at Ed. Waterman’s in Shortville, has been seriously ill since early this week.  His daughter Mrs. James Finnegan has been assisting in his care since Tuesday.


For sale at a bargain; a quarter acre of Canada land, 3 miles from town in an old settled country.  Inquire of C. H. Witte


If Ed Sternitzky meets you with an unusual large smile and invites you to have two on him, don’t be at all surprised.  Last Sunday he became father of dandy twin boys, 6 and 8 pounds each.


Commencing in next week’s issue of this paper a serial story will be published again. "Courage of Captain Plum" is the name of the first one to appear.  It is by James Oliver Curwood, and is a historical romance of the Mormon settlement ruled by Strang on Beaver Island in Lake Michigan.


Bring your chickens to Witte’s.  Right price; honest weights; the first three days in a week for shipment


Mrs. Al Jensen who was very sick last week is considerable better now.  Last Wednesday her husband drove to Greenwood with her where she will remain some time at the home of her parents Mr. and Mrs. Larson.


There is more joy in a printing office over one sinner that pays in advance and abuses the editor on every possible occasion than there is over ninety and nine who borrow the paper and sing its praises, without contributing a cent to keep It out of the poorhouse.


T. F. Feldmaier and family spent several days here with her parents Mr. and Mrs. D. Klein and returned to Marshfield again Tuesday morning. They expect to move to Wausau this week where Mr. Feldmaier has a position with the Curtis & Yale Manufacturing Co.


Fresh supply of cranberries just in at L. A. Marsh’s


Geo. Drake arrived here from Burley, Washington Sunday morning.  He made the Editor a pleasant call on Tuesday and at the same time pushed his subscription ahead another year.  To us he looks just as he did six years ago. But he says he has changed - he is on the water wagon now.


There is anything but a feed famine in Clark County this fall.  Pastures were never any better.  Those who have silos are wishing they had two to store away the feed.  Many of the farmers who sold some of their good cows for 15 and 20 dollars during the dry spell several months ago would be glad to have a chance to buy them back for double the price.  A scarcity in potatoes was predicted early in the season, but owing to the late rains a bumper crop of this fruit is assured.  This county has the appearance of a paradise now to those who come here from the southern part of the state.


Watch for my new fall and winter goods coming in.  Witte


A fine line of trimmed and tailored hats; Sample of Chas. A. Stevens ready to wear suits; new embroidery patterns and mercerized embroidery floss in colors at the Granton Milliner’s



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