News: Granton Locals (10 Feb 1911)


Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon



Surnames: Guth, Bladl, Koser, Dudei, Lynn, Williams, Dubes, Doughty, Breseman, Fraser, Davis, Marsh, Riedel, Kohl, Gerzemehle, Winter, Garbush, Neitzel, Eubanks, Morris, Haskell, Amidon, Breese, Kurzrok, Wagner, Neinas, Schmitz, Woelffer, Feldmaier, Klein, Hankey, Eide, Montgomery, Gerlach, Pickett, Beeckler, Osgood, Hefty, Ure, Rose, Welsh, Kemmeter, Schwarz, Nonhof, Hart, Haag, Kuechenmeister, Sternitzky, Tompkins, Knoll, Schlinsog, Gotter, Martin, Seif, Knorr, Merrill, Smalley, Thompson, Bergeman, Beaver, Blumenstein, Pietenpol, Brooks, Beardsley, Kintzele, Wage, Winn, Bauman, Dresden, Canfield, Grasser, Cole, Paulson, Rausch, Short, Weeks, Tousley, Kimball


----Source: The Granton News (Granton, Clark Co., WI.) February 10, 1911


Granton Locals (10 February 1911)


C. A. Guth transacted business at Marshfield Tuesday.


John Bladl spent Sunday with his best girl at Chili.


Herman Koser transacted business here Tuesday.


Mrs. Ben Dudei is very slowly improving.


John Lynn of Milladore, Wis. visited friends here early this week.


Mrs. Willie Williams has been confined to her bed since Tuesday.


Mrs. Nathan Dubes is reported to be ill this week.


Mrs. Oscar Doughty is on the sick list.


Theodore Breseman went to Marshfield Monday.


Mrs. Geo. Fraser and little son spent Tuesday at Chili.


Mrs. Hale Davis and Miss Ora Marsh spent Monday at Eau Claire.


Adolph Riedel is visiting at Lorenze Kohl’s in Marshfield since Wednesday.


Ernest Gerzemehle came home Tuesday evening from a visit to friends at Marshfield.


Henry Winter, Dave Garbush and F. D. Riedel were at Neillsville on business, Monday.


Miss Laura Neitzel returned home on Monday from a weeks visit with friends at Marshfield.


Miss Elinor Eubanks went to St. Paul to mast the Art in the latest millinery wrinkles.


There is a new boy in town; he arrived at the Levi Morris home Tuesday morning.


Mrs. Haskell of Ontario after a weeks visit here at Delbert Latamore’s left for Baraboo, Wednesday.


When you want stationery such as boxes, tablets and fine envelopes call at Amidon’s Drug Store


Mrs. Truman Davis and daughter, and Mrs. John Breese were Chili visitors Tuesday.


Miss Flora Kurzrok left for Chicago Wednesday morning where she will spend some time in the wholesale millinery establishments.


Mrs. Gottlieb Reidel and her daughter Mrs. Wagner went to Neillsville Sunday.


Mr. and Mrs. Will Neinas and daughter Clara spent Sunday at Peter Schmitz’s in Town of Lynn.


Victor C. Woelffer of Neillsville was a business caller here between trains Tuesday.


Mrs. T. F. Feldmaier of Wausau is here visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Dominic Klein since Tuesday.


Mrs. Henry Winter went to Marshfield last Friday and remained until Monday evening, visiting relatives.


Fred Hankey of Menasha visited the Phil and Theo Breseman families in Lynn early this week and returned home on Tuesday.


Mr. and Mrs. Harry Eide and two youngest children made an over Sunday visit to Mr. Eide’s uncle at Withee.


Mrs. A. Montgomery, Mrs. Orrin Montgomery, Mrs. Amelia Davis and Mrs. Samuel Gerlach were Neillsville visitors Tuesday.


Mrs. Earl Pickett of Spencer who is here visiting at Dolph Beeckler’s spent a couple days with friends at Chili, early this week.


Myron Osgood underwent another operation on his injured eye late last week which seemed quite necessary in order to save the sight of the other eye.

John Hefty, who is working in a butcher shop at Fairchild, spent several days here under the parental roof early this week.


To the first six ladies finding the mis-spelt word in my ad; I will present with a 25c bottle of Nyal’s Handy Lotion; Call at Amidon’s drug store.


Clerk of the Court, George Ure was sick and confined to his bed suffering with La Grippe the latter part of last and the fore part of this week.


Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Rose and daughters and Mrs. Mabel Welsh drove to Spokeville Sunday and spent the day with Mrs. Welsh’s parents. 


Mr. and Mrs. P. J. Kemmeter and Dr. and Mrs. S. G. Schwarz, Miss Laura Neitzel and several others from hereabout attended the Commercial Travelers dance at Marshfield last Friday night.


The stock buyers will ship hogs and calves next Tuesday.


Mrs. Al Nonhof and son Glen spent Saturday morning in Marshfield.


Mrs. Fred Hart had dental work done at Neillsville early this week.


Mrs. Phillip Haag of Adell and Daughter visited at Clemens Kuechenmeisters one day last week.


Ernest and Wm. Sternitzky took the train there last Friday for St. Louis where they will spend some time visiting relatives.


W. S. Davis and Frank Tompkins went to "Rice Lake Saturday.  W. S. on real estate business and Frank to visit his brother Fred.


Henry Knoll who has been considerably under the weather with stomach troubles for several weeks past was in town Saturday attending to some business matters.


Mrs. Henry Schlinsog returned from Abbotsford last Friday where she has been visiting her aunt who is very ill. She was accompanied home by her mother Mrs. August Gotter.


The Misses Anna Sternitzky, Ruby Martin and Lillie Garbush who are sewing at Miss Seif’s in Neillsville returned to their labors there on Monday.


Clarence Neinas the 16-year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Will Neinas was the victim of a delightful surprise party last Monday evening, it being a birthday.


Mr. A. J. Knorr returned Saturday from his trip to Chicago, Milwaukee and Madison.  While in Milwaukee he took in the agency for the Ford automobiles and partially contracted for 10 Ford cars to be delivered this spring.


The Misses Tena and Clara Seif, Flossie Merrill and Anna Smalley all of Neillsville came over last Saturday and made an over Sunday visit between the John Martin and Henry Sternitzky homes at Lynn.


Mrs. Thompson after a visit to her daughter Mrs. Romanzo Davis of Minneapolis and a few days visit with friends at Humbird arrived home here all O. K. on Monday.


The Messrs. And Mesdames Gus Bergeman, Kearney Davis, Chas Neinas, and Geo Beaver drove to Loyal and attended the dance given by M. Blumenstein last Friday evening. They report a very pleasant party.


Hank Pietenpol is limping considerably lately owing to an accident with which he met last Friday while unloading logs at the yard here.  The team started up suddenly and a log rolled upon one of his feet, hurting him quite badly. 


Geo Brooks came home from Morristown, S.D., last Friday on a several weeks business trip.  He says it is a business trip, but we have our doubts about it, for he admitted of having lost 10 pounds since leaving here, and we think it was mother’s cooking that brought him back. George is well pleased with his homestead and reports a mild winter out there so far.


Mr. and Mrs. Otis Beardsley went to Neillsville Sunday and remained until Tuesday, then left here Wednesday night for their new home at Norway, Mich.  We wish them success in their new location.  Those who have had occasion of transacting business with Mr. Beardsley during his two years stay here will miss him very much, as he is an excellent watch and clock repairer and strictly honest in all his dealings.  Until another jeweler will locate here, Granton will be without a jewelry store.


John Kintzele returned from Milwaukee Tuesday morning, having been called there last Friday on account of his father’s serious illness.


The T. D. Wage, G. E. Amidon, Chas. Neinas and Webb Winn families drove out to Floyd Winn’s, Tuesday and made merry until 1 a.m. of Wednesday.


Mrs. G. E. Amidon entertained  the Circle and a few friends at supper Wednesday night as did Mrs. J. M. Tompkins two weeks since. Very pleasant occasions, these were.


Miss Lizzie Bauman of Marshfield and Miss Emma Neinas of Sauerkraut City came over Thursday evening of last week for a days visit with their aunt, Mrs. Chas Neinas.


F. D. Riedel left Tuesday morning on a trip to Chicago where he expects to visit relatives. From there he may go to the Pacific coast on an extended pleasure trip.


Robert Dresden of Kewanee and A. J. Thompson of Sherwood transacted business here last Saturday.  Mr. Dresden left on the noon train for a visit to his uncle C. B. Dresden at Neillsville.


The Real Orchestra of Minneapolis will give another dance at the Granton Opera House Tuesday evening, Feb. 21st.  Dancers and lovers of good music should bear this date in mind.


Chas. Brooks who teaches at Marathon City is home, the schools there having been close on account of scarlet fever having appeared among the school children at that place. It was only about 6 weeks ago that the schools there were closed owing to diphtheria.


The Mesdames W. S. Davis, C. E. Brooks, Eva Canfield, Albert Sternitzky, the Misses Vera and Hattie Pietenpol, Mary Grasser and little folks, Gene Davis, Myrtle Cole, Clifton Paulson, Wallace Rausch and Gertrude Davis were Neillsville visitors, Saturday.


Sunday school teacher: "Tell me Johnny, where do good little girls go when they die?"


Johnny: "To heaven, Mam."


"Correct.  Now will you tell me where do bad girls go to?"


"Down to the Omaha depot to see the traveling men come in!"


Geo. Ure and J. W. Short left for Madison Tuesday to represent the Lynn Mutual Fire and Cyclone Insurance Companies at the convention of the Wisconsin Mutual Insurance companies which is being held there this week.  The object of this gathering is to look after bills introduced in the Legislature pertaining to Mutual Insurance companies which may be favorable or detrimental toward them.


I will sell at cost price all my winter goods, such as Fur Robes, blankets, string bells, Swedish Bells and team bells, to make room. This must be cash as there is no profit in it for me.  See J. R. Bladl, prop. Granton Harness Shop


Dr. T. F. Weeks of Neillsville was here between trains Wednesday making arrangements for weekly visits which he will make to this place hereafter.  His first visit will be Tuesday, February 14 with office at the Forest House parlor. This will quite a convenience for those who have dental work done.  He will be here every Tuesday.


Mrs. W. S. Davis received a telegram Monday morning announcing the fact of Henry Toulsey’s death at his home in Spring Valley at 5 o’clock Sunday evening.  Mr. Tousley was a maternal uncle of Mrs. Scott Davis and miss Emma Kimball.  The ladies accompanied by Mrs. Geo. Ure of Neillsville left here Tuesday to attend the funeral at Spring Valley.



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