News: Granton Locals (11 Nov 1910)


Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon



Surnames: Davis, Witte, Ayers, Daughhetee, Dennis, Eunson, Brooks, Snyder, Cook, Hantke, Lansinger, Bird, Allbaugh, Garbush, Hillert, Squires, Smith, Reisner, Schuavise, Beer, Braatz, Page, Mackel, Williams, Styles, Wonser, Arndt, Marsh, Goebel, Kurth, Woodworth, Hales, Chubb, Kurzrok, Thiede Treichler, Danger, Wilson, Tompkins, Brown, Neinas, Guk, Bauman, Bealer, Fradette, Ross, Huntley, Scoles, Allen, Sternitzky, Campbell, Rose, Burrows


----Source: The Granton News (Granton, Clark Co., WI.) November 11, 1910


Granton Locals (11 November 1910)


Mrs. W. S. Davis visited Neillsville friends, Tuesday.


New woolen flannel at 25c a yard at Witte’s


M. V. Ayers is reported to be critically ill at present with pneumonia.


J. B. Daughhetee and Elmer Dennis returned from their Dakota trip early this week.


Mr. and Mrs. Robert Eunson spent Tuesday afternoon here with friends.


Miss Electa Brooks of Lynn went to Neillsville Tuesday evening to visit friends.


Clothier August Snyder was in town Tuesday looking after business in his branch establishment here.


New pure buckwheat flour at Witte’s


The ice skating season opened here Sunday when the festive youth with skates enjoyed himself.


Mrs. Sam Cook and her sister Miss Minnie Hantke were seen on our streets Sunday.


Mr. and Mrs. James Lansinger of Vernon County after a several days visit at Jos. Bird’s left for home on Monday.


Mr. and Mrs. J. Allbaugh of Richland County came up last week on a couple weeks visit among relatives and friends here about.


Mrs. Louis Garbush and two children came down from Stratford Tuesday on a visit at the Gottlieb Hillert home.


Pure, strained honey 10c a pound at Witte’s


Mrs. G. W. Squires of Janesville who has been here on a two weeks visit to her sister, Mrs. Lew Smith left for her home on Wednesday.


Mrs. Will Reisner of Sauerkraut City after a several days visit to her aunt Mrs. Schuavise at Marshfield returned home on Monday.


Big Assortment of cotton blankets at last year’s prices, the big kind that covers the largest bed; at Witte’s


Miss Minnie Hantke after a two weeks visit with relatives and friends hereabouts returned to Milwaukee on Wed.


Traugut Beer after a short visit among relatives here returned to Marshfield where his son Henry resides, on Monday.


Henry Braatz, an insurance agent from Wausau stopped off here last week Thursday and remained until Monday visiting his brother Richard and family.


Get your winter apples by the barrel at Witte’s


$1.00, 1.25 men’s wool underwear to close out at 85c at Witte’s


A pleasant surprise party was given Mr. and Mrs. Warren Page at the Beaver hall Tuesday evening.


Albert Mackel’s team took fright and ran away at the depot yesterday, breaking loose from the light wagon at the west end of the railroad bridge going east from the depot they had gone three fourths of its length when both animals fell through and it took a score of men with straps, ropes and various tackle to extricate the beasts who upon being liberated were found to have sustained only minor bruises.  The 1:45 passenger train was delayed some 20 minutes that the animals might thus be rescued.


Mrs. Willis Williams entertained the Circle Wednesday.


A number of hunters from here and vicinity left for the woods near Curtis to hunt deer.


Ann Styles of Genoa, Ill., well known hereabouts called on friends here early this week.


Guy Smith of York has rented E. R. Wonser’s farm, the Arndt place.


Wool batts 72x84 inches only $2 at W. J. Marsh Dry Goods Co.


Miss Clara Goebel went to Milwaukee late last week for an extended stay.


Mrs. Minnie Kurth came home last Friday from a two weeks visit with relatives at Eau Claire and the attendance of her sister-in-law, Mrs. Henry Kurth’s funeral.


Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Woodworth of Neillsville drove out and spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Lucas Hales in Lynn.


C. W. Chubb left on Monday for Morristown, S. D., on a combination business and pleasure trip of indefinite duration.


Miss Beatrice Brooks left here Monday morning for Morristown, S. D., with three miles of which place she has a homestead and where with her father who set out for there last week Thursday she expects to spend the next 14 months.


How about blankets?  We have the best values you ever saw at $1.00, 1.50, 1.75 and 2.00; they are extra large and heavy.  W. J. Marsh Dry Goods Co.


A fine line of trimmed hats, all up-to-date millinery, also new stamped articles for embroidering; yours to please; see Miss Flora Kurzrok


Miss Margaretha Thiede came home from Milwaukee last week.  She spent the summer in York State and only returned to Milwaukee last month.


Mrs. John Treichler of Milwaukee and Waldemore arrived here Tuesday noon to visit relatives and friends.


Richard Braatz and his brother Henry of Wausau spent Saturday at Neillsville at B. Dangers’; Mr. Dangers being Henry’s brother-in-law.


Mrs. M. J. Wilson of Minneapolis returning from a weeks visit with relatives in the Town of Sherwood spent last week Thursday here with Mrs. J. M. Tompkins.


The Granton Dancing Club with a few outside parties gave a delightful party last Friday night as a farewell to Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Williams who are leaving for the west and their new home there.


A very large assortment of fancy work goods and fancy huck toweling for Christmas work; a beautiful assortment of these goods at W. J. Marsh Dry Goods Company


H. E. Williams left here Wednesday with a car of household goods and stock belonging to himself, Mrs. Brown and Robert Eunson for Billings, Mont., where the three families are soon to be near neighbors on homesteads.


Mrs. Williams, her children and Mrs. Laura Brown are spending a week among Neillsville friends before leaving for their new western homes.


Mr. and Mrs. Chas Neinas, daughter Lydia, Mr. and Mrs. Will Neinas and daughter Clara, Mr. and Mrs. Reinhold Guk and granddaughter Elsie, Mrs. G. Bauman of Marshfield went to Grand Rapids last Saturday and visited at Chas Bealer’s until Monday evening.


Mrs. J. M. Tompkins slipped and fell on the icy street walk last week Thursday and sustained such painful injuries as to confine her to the house for several days.


Herbert Fradette of Christie brought his wife here from the Marshfield Hospital on Monday evening’s train, since which time she has been under Dr. Ross’ care at the home of her sister Mrs. Ross Paulson.


Take a tip from Rockefeller; the richest man in the world believes in the value of a business education. Get the Brandrup & Nettleton Winona, Minn. Business College Book.  It tells how to win a fortune.


Mrs. John Huntley of Ashland, Oregon, a former Neillsville resident well known and much beloved died last week Thursday.


James Scoles’ mother and his little daughter came up from Union Center Thursday and will spend the winter here.


Mrs. Hattie Allen the beloved wife of W. G. Allen of Loyal after a brief illness passed on to her heavenly home last Saturday.


Some men can see the bright side of everything and don’t have to be knocked down with a fence maul to see a joke.  Henry Sternitzky is one of these and when he alighted from the afternoon train last Saturday he was asked by a neighbor’s wife if he was "full".  Assuring that he had been drinking nothing stronger than aqua pura and so far as he knew he was perfectly sober, the good woman in a sort of an embarrassed way explained that she wanted to know if he had room in his rig to ride home with him.  The incident however offered no little amusement for Henry as well as the bystanders who overheard it. 


Geo. Campbell, a prosperous and well known widower of the Town of York and Miss Nellie Rose of Plymouth were married at 3 o’clock Tuesday afternoon at the Neillsville Methodist parsonage, Rev. Burrows officiating.


Do you know that W. J. Marsh Dry Goods Co., have an exceptionally fine assortment of ladies’, girls’ and infants’ coats at moderate prices?



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