News: Granton Locals (6 Jan 1911)


Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon



Surnames: Wright, Knorr, Paulson, Witte, Davis, Teatz, Ward, Walter, Wiesner, Schmoll, Yankee, Wegner, Lavey, Timmer, Grooms, Grasser, Scoles, Kuechenmeister, King, Bruemmer, Pischer, Wonser, Winn, Beardsley, Reiff, Beilke, Lowe, Marsh, Neinas, Martin, Sternitzky, Speiser, Burt, Morris, Rose, Kurth, Wilding, Kimball, Goebel, Deutsch, Garbush, Gassow, Jensen, Fisher, Kurzrok, Fischer, Braatz, Cole, Brooks, Hohenstein, Hart, Kemmeter, Mahn, Ebson, Burdick, Beeckler, Hornbeck, Hankey, Lewis, Amidon, Monilaus, Lawrence, Schoengarth, Beaver, Riedel, Reimer, Sweeting, Lawson, Berg, Ure, Kintzele, Wells


----Source: The Granton News (Granton, Clark Co., WI.) January 6, 1911


Granton Locals (6 January 1911)


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Vernon Wright spent Sunday with his best girl at Neillsville.


Lynn Knorr returned to his studies at Madison, Monday.


Pete Paulson of Marshfield was here on business on Monday.


Strained honey at 10c a pound at Witte’s


W. J. Davis went to Rosendale, Friday.


Robert Teatz went to Plymouth Friday.


Rumor has it that Wm. Ward has sold his 80 acres farm to Albert Walter.


Mr. and Mrs. Chas Wiesner were guests at August Schmoll’s last Saturday.


Herman Yankee and family of Lynn spent New Year’s Day at Herman Wagner’s.


Note the ½ price sale on all fancy toys, china dishes at Witte’s; see our ad on the last page.


Frank Lavey came home early last week from a visit to Sheboygan County friends.


Henry Timmer and Chas Grooms of Waldo have put in a hot air furnace at Mike Grasser’s.


Calvin Scoles after spending the holiday here left for Madison on Monday.


Mrs. Clemens Kuechenmeister made some pleasant calls among town friends, Tuesday.


10c off on a pound on pure woolen batting, nothing better, try it once for your next quilt; at Witte’s Cash Store


Miss Elsie King a candidate for the office of County Superintendent of Schools called on town friends Saturday.


Frank Bruemmer and his cousin Wm Pischer Jr. of Chili who was visiting him spent Tuesday among town friends.


E. R. Wonser and A. J. Knorr left Monday for Ridgeville, Indiana, to inspect the property of the Wisconsin Oil and Gas Co. of which they are stockholders.


Best 50 gravity red oil at Witte’s


Bertha Winn returned to Two Rivers on Monday.


Mr. and Mrs. Otis Beardsley spent New Year’s with relatives at Neillsville.


The Ladies Aid of Rev. Reiff’s parish will meet with Mrs. G. Beilke next Wednesday.


Jess Lowe of Neillsville transacted business here between trains on Wednesday.


Earl Marsh came down from Duluth late last week for a 10 days visit under the parental roof.


Chas Neinas installed a 4 ½ horsepower Paulson gasoline engine in his warehouse last week, to furnish power for grinding feed.


Home knitted, hand made, all wool stockings for children at Witte’s Cash Store


The Misses Ruby Martin and Anna Sternitzky and Mr. and Mrs. John Speiser were Neillsville visitors Wed.


Mrs. Burt after a 10 days visit at L. W. Morris’ went to Stevens Point Monday to visit her son Alfred Burt.


Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Rose came home Mon. evening from Plymouth where they had been on several weeks visit.


Note: -- York State apples, Northern Spies and Baldwins, not the cheap Ben Davis, at $4.25 a barrel at Witte’s


The Wm. Kurth and Clemens Kuechenmeister families were among those who enjoyed New Year’s dinner at Geo. Wilding’s on Monday.


Mrs. W. E. Davis went to St. Paul Wednesday for a week or ten days visit with her sister, Gertrude Kimball and other relatives there.


Paul Goebel and Gus Deutsch spent Sunday in Milwaukee.  They left for there Saturday night and returned Monday morning.


Packer salt, the best for salting your meats, hams, Sailor or Rock salt by the pound or barrel; see Witte’s


Dave Garbush and his wife Amelia celebrated their birthdays jointly on New Year’s Day.  Last Sunday the former had seen a half century of life while his wife had seen two score of years.  A large company of relatives and friends made the occasion a merry one.


Mrs. Gassow of Whitehall is here on an extended visit at Peter Jensen’s in Lynn.


Miss Mary Fisher of Marshfield came over last Friday and visited Miss Flora Kurzrok until Monday.


The Misses Flora Kurzrok and Mary Fischer spent Sat. with the former’s sister Mrs. Henry Braatz on the Ridge.


Vernon Wright and Leonard Cole after a ten days vacation visit at home returned on Monday to their business college studies at Eau Claire.


Mr. and Mrs. Chas Brooks’ youngest child, a little girl is very ill with pneumonia since the latter part of the week.


20c off on a dollar on all Ladies’, men and Misses woolen ribbed fine union suits to close out at Witte’s


Mr. and Mrs. P. W. Hohenstein of Washburn went to Eau Claire early last Friday morning where a few days later, Mrs. Hohenstein underwent an operation for appendicitis.


Roy Hart and his grandpa Chas Hart went to Humbird Saturday. Roy came home Wednesday while his grandpa remained or a two months visit.


That cold won’t last long - if you use Laxacold - small tablets that you can take - no quinine, no buzzing in the ears.  Handy to carry and you won’t miss a treatment.  We guarantee them at Amidon’s Drug Store


Philmore Kemmeter, Vernon Wright, Leonard Cole, Asa Mahn, and Anton Ebson attended the military ball at Neillsville Friday night.


Mrs. Frances Burdick after a seven weeks visit with her daughter Mrs. C. E. Beeckler returned to her home at Seymour before Christmas.  Her departure escaped the eagle eye of the news monger.


Raymond Hornbeck we are reliably informed is and has been for several weeks past a married man, residing in the southern part of the state.


Mrs. Fred Hankey and little sons spent the first of the week at Geo. Wilding’s. The ladies are sisters.


Mr. and Mrs. Herman Jensen entertained some twenty-five neighbors and friends Tuesday night of last week in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Ben Lewis of Whitehall who were visiting them at that time.


Take a few tablets of Laxacold - relief from that cold in a day and a night.  Fever of colds and the cold quickly banished - guaranteed a relief; at Amidon’s Drug Store.


Mr. and Mrs. Ben Lewis and children of Whitehall after a ten days visit at Herman Jensen’s in Lynn returned home on Saturday.


The Misses Mamie Monilaus and Emma Lawrence held gospel meetings for Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings of last week in the Union Church.


For Sale: about 20 tons of tame hay located near Lynn; see Oscar Schoengarth of Neillsville.


Mike Hubing and Geo Beaver made the 11:15 a.m. train Wednesday to exchange greetings with Geo Hubing of Athens who passed thru here on that train.


F. W. Riedel and Wm. Reimer of Calumet County are here visiting the August Gotter and John Garbush families since Tuesday.


Mr. and Mrs. Wm Sweeting and three sons came over from Marshfield Sunday on a several days visit at Henry Lawson’s.


The stockholders of the Farmers State Bank held their annual meeting last Tuesday night and elected the following directors: A. J. Knorr, J. J. Wright, C. C. Berg, Geo. A. Ure and Scott Davis.  Rob Kurth was re-elected president; J. P. Kintzele, vice president; W. S. Davis, cashier, and Hugh Berg, assistant cashier.


The basketball game last Sat. evening between Granton and a team from Marshfield resulted in a victory for our boys, the score being 17 to 5.  The fame was fast from start to finish and enjoyed by all who witnessed it.  Prof. Wells came over from Stevens Point on purpose to referee the game, which he did in a very able manner.


Wood wanted at this office!


New car of salt at Witte’s



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