News: Granton Locals (13 Jan 1911)


Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon



Surnames: Amidon, Rathke, Marsh, Witte, Coil, Lorge, Hubing, Wonser, Knorr, Kurth, Hankey, Breed, Page, Riedel, Ross, Nichols, Morris, Handt, Ayers, Hart, Stillman, Chapel, Fraser, Beecher, Lowe, Lockman, Dahl, Lowery, Martin, Beardsley, King, Thiede, Jacobson, Davis, Wilson, Steel, Rausch, Downer, Williams, Stallman, Delano, Kimball, Ure, Neitzel, Winn, Beeckler, Rose, Wood, Converse, Carter, Schoengarth, Guth, Herian, Blakeslee, Wright, Arndt, Fiese, Shaw, Brooks, Dost, Campbell, Tomz


----Source: The Granton News (Granton, Clark Co., WI.) January 13, 1911


Granton Locals (13 January 1911)


Geo. E. Amidon transacted business at Neillsville Monday.


Rev. Rathke went to Mondovi Monday.


Karl Marsh left for Duluth again on Saturday


Best mixed nuts at Witte’s at 10 and 12c a pound; as cheap as peanuts


Mrs. Coil is quite under the weather at her son Edward’s, since Monday.


John Lorge of Port Washington arrived here Tuesday p.m. a three days visit at Wm. Hubing’s.


E. R. Wonser and A. J. Knorr returned from Indiana last Saturday where they have been on business.


Mrs. A. J. Knorr entertained the Circle ladies Wednesday afternoon.


Mrs. Robert Kurth of Neillsville spent Sunday and Monday at Fred Hankey’s.


Mrs. Gusta Breed and her daughter, Mrs. W. W. Page visited relatives at Chili one day last week.


Use Instant Louse powder on your stock; 25c a can at Amidon’s Drug Store


Mrs. Augusta Riedel is looking after the comforts of the Dr. Ross home since Monday.


Mrs. Ann Nichols is making an extended visit at the L. G. Morris home.


Paul Handt came down from Ashland, Wis. last Sunday to attend to some business matters.


Bring in your poultry they are very high now; big prices paid at Witte’s Cash Store


The stock buyers will ship cattle calves and hogs next Tuesday morning.


M. V. Ayers who dined with his family at the family board New Years Day, for the first time in many weeks owing to his illness, has been quite ill since last Saturday.


Feed Dr. Hess worm powder to rid your horses and colts of worms; at Amidon’s Drug Store


Read Geo. Hart’s ad on this page


Mr. A. J. Knorr went to Appleton Monday on business.


Dr. W. D. Stillman is now at the Soldier’s Home in Waupaca.


Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Hart and son Roy spent Sunday at Marshfield.


Your dress buttons are made to order any size at Witte’s.


Mrs. Leo Chapel has been confined to her bed with la grippe since Monday.


Mrs. Isla Fraser after a few days visit here at her brother’s returned to Chili on Monday.


Mr. and Mrs. L’lewlyn Beecher returned from their visit at Stevens Point last Friday and went home to Christie the next day.


The two daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Lowe after a visit with their grandma Lockman returned home to Duluth on Saturday.


Looking glasses, all going at ½ price to close out at Witte’s


Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Dahl and baby of Wheeler, Wis., are visiting at the home of Chas Lowery this week.


Miss Katie Martin an employee of the Eagle Hotel resigned her position there and returned to her home at Chili on Monday.


Mrs. Otis Beardsley will leave tonight for Norway, Mich., on a several weeks visit to her brother Forest King and his wife.


Spies and Baldwin York State apples at $4.25 at Witte’s; just a few left


Miss Margaretha Thiede who is attending a Normal School at Woodville, Ohio, left for that place last Friday.


Mrs. Ed Jacobson of St. Paul who is down on a visit to her dad and other relatives visited the Davis and Chapel families at marshfeidl late last week. 


L. Wilson of Black River Falls is temporarily making his home here with his son-in-law David Steel and doing wood butchering.


Panacea will make hens lay; try it and be convinced; 25c and 60c per package at Amidon’s Drug Store


20c off on a dollar on all children’s woolen union suits at Witte’s


If your subscription is due, please pay up.


Mrs. D. S. Rausch and son Wallace, Mrs. Frank Downer and the Misses Alfreda and Irma Williams spent Sat. with friends at Neillsville.


The ice harvest has begun and at present the various ice houses in the village are being filled. The ice this season is of unusual thickness and of good quality.


It was just two minutes before train time when a customer rushed into a hardware store exclaiming: "Hurry up there, give me a five cent mouse trap, I want to catch that train."


On account of the severe snow storm the latter part of last week and Sunday, the roads were badly drifted and the mail carriers were forced to abandon their routes for several days.


Peter Stallman has had to give up his section work this week on account of his having the grippe. Will Lowery is taking his place temporarily.


Mrs. Silas Delano of Humbird accompanied her grandchildren home from there last Saturday since which time her daughter here, Mrs. Fred Hart, has been quite indisposed.


Miss Emma Kimball is the proud possessor of a handsome flock of Faultless Houdans (chickens) which she purchased and received by express late last week from a Galesville chicken fancier.


James Ure is staying at Otto Neitzel’s and continuing his school work here for a few weeks only to finish a certain work before changing to the Neillsville Schools.


The Mesdames W. W. Page, Webb Winn, C. E. Beeckler and Mr. and Mrs. Rose attended a meeting of the Royal Neighbor Lodge at Neillsville Tuesday evening.


Mrs. Emma Wood, who has been making her home here at Free Converse’ this winter was called to Osseo Tuesday in repose to news of her brother-in-law Wm. Carter’s death.


For Sale - about 20 tons of tame hay located near Lynn; see Oscar W. Schoengarth, Neillsville, Wis.


C. A. Guth with his two little sons went to Milwaukee Wednesday where they will visit relatives and C.A. will attend the cheesemakers’ convention.


Mr. and Mrs. John Herian went to Minneapolis Saturday and after an over Sunday visit to Geo. Blakeslee’s there left for their home at Eureka, S. D.


News has just reached us that the marriage of Miss Addie Davis to Frank Breed of Walla Walla, Wash., took place on Dec. 17th, 1910. They went directly to housekeeping in the groom’s own home in that place.


Get the new popular song hits at Martin’s Silver Bell and many other popular two-steps and songs.


Vernon Wright met our boys at Merrillan and played basketball with them at Alma Center Saturday night, (the score was 17 and 42 in favor of Alma Center) then Sundayed here and returned to Eau Claire early Monday morning.


When necessity compels Dr. Ross to rid his office heater of ashes he picks up the stove, carries it out to a remote corner of the lot, empties the contents, returns the stove to place and resumes business.


Miss Emma Arndt, formerly of this place, but now of Beloit, Wis., informs the news man to change her address from Miss Emma Arndt to Mrs. Carl Fiese. This is news to us and probably to a good many of her friends here-about.  We Congratulate!


Mrs. Clyde Shaw and two children after a several months visit with relatives a Seven Persons, Alberta Canada, joined Clyde at Chippewa Falls last week and arrived here Saturday for a visit at C. E. Beeckler’s and to pack up and ship their household goods to Chippewa Falls preparatory to taking up their residence there.


Fine spring cutters with automobile seats, finest models at Knorr-Rausch Hardware


Chas Brooks who holds a position as principal on he public school at marathon City returned from that place Tuesday morning, the schools having been closed indefinitely on account of diphtheria having appeared among some of the school children.  So far only a few cases have been reported and to avoid a possible epidemic the above precaution was resorted to.


According to a letter received at this office from the Dost’s at Spokane, Wash., Jack has been laid up with rheumatism for several weeks past and has fair prospects of doing nothing for two weeks more.  They don’t seem to like that part of the country any too well on account of the climatic conditions. At this time of the year it rains there almost continually. Come on back to Granton, Jack, where there isn’t so much dirt and the Stork is a busy bird.


Ray Campbell who was working in the woods near Ladysmith met with an accident which might have been more serious.  He was knocked down by a falling tree, hurting his back quite badly and cutting a gash above one of his eyes.  He came home Wednesday afternoon and may be laid up for the balance of the winter.


Mrs. Wm. Tomz, born Gertrude Wolf died at 5 o’clock Monday morning, January 9, 1911; just before the awakening life of a new day, she went to sleep.



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