News:  Granton Locals  #2 (5 Jan 1912) 

Contact: Verna (Welk) Quicker 


Surnames: Creige, Paulson, Crowley, Grasser, Leinwander, Hughes, Fraser, Knorr, Grassman, Reiff, Marsh, Stratton, Converse, Neinas, Hart, Welsh, Rose, Lapp, Ziemendorf, Schoengarth, Fenske, Campbell, Sternitzky, Morris, Montgomery, Reichert, Guth, Schmoll, Witte, Riedel, Beeckler, Osgood, Kempin, Stevens, Nygaard, Cattanach, Moldenhauer, Garbisch, McCredden, Rath, Kemmeter 

----Source: The Granton News (Granton, Clark Co., Wis.)  1/5/1912 

Kenneth Creige has been a victim of the grip all week, and a pretty sick boy. 

Albert Paulson bought the 160 acre farm of his mother’s, Tuesday. 

Miss Sadie Crowley after spending her vacation at her home in Thorp returned to her school duties at Shortville on Monday. 

Miss Mary Grasser attended the Military ball at Neillsville Monday night with Mr. Leinwander of Marshfield. 

Dan and Mike Hughes Jr. went to Rochester, Minn., early this week where Mike underwent an operation for chronic appendicitis. 

Earl Fraser came over from Chili and made an over Sunday visit at his brother George’s. 

Lynn Knorr and his sister Miss Myrtle left for Madison Tuesday.  Lynn is attending the state university and Miss Myrtle is studying music. 

Mrs. Fred Grassman entertained the Ladies Aid of Rev. Reiff’s parish last week Wednesday. 

The Annual meeting of the Lynn Telephone Company will be held here at the Beaver hall Sat., January 20, at 1 p. m. 

L. A. and Vet Marsh went to Marshfield last Monday to help their brother Joe celebrate his 60th birthday. 

Mrs. Vic Stratton of Black River Falls who had been on a visit at Medford stopped off here Sat. evening on her way home, for a several days visit at Fred Converse’s. 

Lydia Neinas and Roy Hart went to Marshfield last week Tuesday to visit their respective relatives.  Roy came home next day, but Miss Lydia remained until Sat. evening. 

Mrs. Mabel Welsh after a weeks visit at her home in Spokeville returned to the Geo. Hart home last Saturday. 

Chris Paulson and Mr. and Mrs. Albert Paulson spent Tuesday here with relatives and their mother Mrs. Hans Paulson after a 10 days visit here and at Neillsville went home with them. 

Those who are wishing to pay their subscription with wood are requested to bring same now.  We need it badly.  Deliver at the office. 

W. D. Rose was at Chili on business yesterday. 

Mrs. Tilda Lapp came over from Neillsville Wed. to assist at the Royal Neighbors installation. 

Mr. and Mrs. G. A. Ziemendorf of Grand Rapids came up on Christmas and visited at Wm. Schoengarth’s until Wednesday. 

Albert Fenske of Chili was over on Wednesday to consult his physician. 

Mr. and Mrs. Ray Campbell spent Wednesday afternoon at Marshfield. 

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Sternitzky and two little sons after a weeks visit at Henry Sternitzky’s returned to Mosinee on Wednes. 

Lee Morris celebrated his 9th birthday Wednesday with a party which all his boy chums attended and brought him presents.  All had a good time. 

Mrs. A. Montgomery came home from her visit at Plymouth, Monday evening. 

L. A. Reichert of Chili spent New Years here at his mother’s home. 

C. A. Guth and family are since yesterday occupying rooms in the August Schmoll  home, they having vacated their late home to the new owner who with his family took possession yesterday. 

On account of room in my cellar I offer good white potatoes at 50¢ a bushel.  They are worth more.  Get your supply now at Witte’s Cash Store. 

Ernest Riedel spent Sunday and took new years dinner with his mother and returned to Marshfield, Monday. 

The Misses Vera and Pearl Beeckler, Ethel Osgood, Martha Kempin and Mrs. Mabel Stevens visited Chili friends and enjoyed the New Years dance there.

Miss Nygaard of Oshkosh after a weeks visit at Henry Sternitzky’s left for home Tuesday. 

Mr. and Mrs. Harry Cattanach and children went to Chili Tuesday. 

Don’t fail to see Prof. Horn’s dog and monkey circus at the opera house Thursday and Friday nights of this week.  You will also enjoy the Great Whitney, magician who is with this show. 

I will operate my saw mill next week at my home place.  -Walter Moldenhauer 

Mr. and Mrs. Dave Garbisch celebrated their respective birthdays on New Years night.  A house full of their friends had a good time. 

Mr. and Mrs. McCredden and son of Jackson Co. spent Tuesday here with her brother Dr. Rath. 

The Kemmeter mill whistle is heard three times daily since Wed. when they began this season’s run with a full crew.



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