News: Granton Locals (3 Mar 1911)


Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon



Surnames: Fischer, Kintzele, Gluch, Brown, Pietenpol, Rath, Witte, Stockwell, Oscar, Koser, Mundt, Stevenson, Keuer, Hankey, Wiesner, Kapelle, Williams, Welsh, Bruley, Kimball, Martin, Gullard, Mohr, Vandeberg, Amling, Schmidtke, Pitts, Lustig, Pischer, McClaflin, Neinas, Lee, Beaver, Huntley, Hefty, Paulson, Degan, Montgomery, Dresden, Paulus, Lange, Reiff, Grasser, Marg, Gotter, Lawrence, Downer, Amidon, Zeise, Tompkins, Beeckler, Brown, Dudei, Worchel, Mallory, Leatherdale, Walters, Kuechenmeister, Winn, Jacobi, Guth, Hubing, Wonser, Lautenbach, Tragsdorf, Charles, Peterson, Hollenbach, Latamore, Sternitzky, Shaw, Pierrelee, Marsh, Wright, Gullick, O’Brien, Breed, Chase, Rossman, McGovern, Fricke


----Source: The Granton News (Granton, Clark Co., WI.) March 3, 1911


Granton Locals (3 March 1911)


Mrs. Mary Fischer of Chili transacted business here Tuesday.


Mrs. John P. Kintzele is steadily improving in health.


John Gluch sold a team to Jack Brown last week for $500.


Hank Pietenpol is able to walk about again without crutches.


Fred Rath came up from Cataract last Tuesday to visit his son.


Miss Ethel Stockwell after a several days visit here returned home on Saturday.


An uncle of the late Oscar Fricke died and was buried at Greenwood last Saturday.


Herman Koser, Chas. Mundt and Mr. Stevenson of Chili were business callers here early this week.


Ernest Keuer, Fred Hankey and Louis Wiesner were Marshfield visitors on Monday.


Herbert Kapelle of Plymouth came up late last week for a visit at his uncle Henry Winter’s.


The Misses Alfreda and Irma Williams visited Neillsville friends on Monday.


Mrs. Mabel Welsh went to Veefkind Saturday and remained until Wednesday visiting her parents.


Tom Bruley of Melrose came up Tuesday on a visit to his nephew Lloyd Kimball here early this week.


Ice Cream will be served at Martin’s restaurant every Saturday and Sunday.


Mrs. Gullard of Greenwood and Mrs. Mohr of Marshfield spent last Thursday here at the John Martin home.


John Vandeberg of York and T. E. Amling of Spencer transacted business here Tuesday.  Mr. Amling is agent for a stave silo.


Three of the Schmidtke boys left for the Dakotas on Monday.  They expect to be gone several months.


Mrs. Arthur Pitts of Tioga came over late last week and remained until Tuesday evening here with her brother Otto Lustig who is so seriously ill.


Mr. and Mrs. Henry Pischer spend Sunday in Eau Claire with Mrs. Bertha Pischer of Neillsville who for the past month has been ill and in a hospital in that city.


Ernest McClaflin of Humbird came over last Friday and remained until Mon. evening visiting his brother Warren.


Chas Neinas went to Black River Falls Wednesday on business.


A baby girl was born last Monday to Mr. and Mrs. Dale Lee.


George beaver spent Sunday with relatives at Loyal.


Stillman Huntley and Dan Hefty went to Monticello Tuesday.


Chris Paulson went to Chicago Tuesday on business.


Mr. and Mrs. George Degan and baby were Neillsville visitors Tuesday.


Mrs. Orrin Montgomery entertained a number of lady friends on Wednesday, at a quilting.


In, all kinds of seeds for the garden, yellow field peas, timothy, clover seeds and millet at Witte’s


Bert Dresden and Jas. Paulus were over from Neillsville last Saturday looking for horses.


Mrs. Lange after a visit with her sister, Mrs. Reiff went to Spokeville early this week.


Miss Mary Grasser has been trimming in a wholesale millinery house at Minneapolis for two weeks past.


Mrs. Gust Marg of Fremont and Mrs. Richard Gotter of Lynn were guests at the Wm. Marg home late last week.


Harry Lawrence who has been working for Frank Downer and having finished the work left for his home at Humbird on Wednesday.


Mrs. Noble Downer went to Rhinelander Saturday on a weeks visit to her son Albion who resides there.


Fred Zeise and family departed Saturday for their new home at Clara City, Minn.


Frank Tompkins went to Arcadia Tuesday preparatory to opening an electric theater at that place.


Mrs. Price Beeckler came home from Dubuque, Ia., last Wednesday on a visit to her parents.


Henry Williams arrived here from Acton, Mont., Tuesday afternoon to see his sick father and attend to some business matters.  He reports his family and Mrs. Brown to be enjoying good health.


Mrs. Ben Dudei has been taking medical treatment at an Eau Claire hospital since last week Thursday.  Her daughter, Miss Lydia Worchel accompanied her there and will remain with her until she returns home, which promises to be some time next week.


Mrs. G. E. Amidon was at Merrillan between trains on Wednesday.


Mrs. Willis Williams was reported very ill last Sunday.


Wilson Mallory will preach at the Union Church here Sunday evening.


A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Amos Leatherdale near Spokeville on Sunday, January 19th.


Mrs. Otto Walters very pleasantly whiled away the two weeks last past visiting in the Clemens Kuechenmeister home.


I will keep on hand baled hay at all times at Romadka or Granton; see Webb Winn


The Mesdames W. S. Davis and Webb Winn were Neillsville visitors Wednesday.


Mrs. Fred Jacobi enjoyed a visit from her father who came up from his Sheboygan County home on Friday and remained over Sunday.


C. A. Guth, W. S. Davis, Mike Hubing, Chas. Neinas, E. R. Wonser and Julius Lautenbach transacted business at Neillsville on Tuesday.


Mrs. Robert Kurth and Mrs. Ben Tragsdorf of Neillsville joined a dozen of Mrs. Clemens Kuechenmeister most intimate friends at the Kuechenmeister home Tuesday and celebrated their hostess’ birthday in a most becoming manner.


Mrs. John Charles of Neillsville passed through here Monday enroute by rails to Greenwood to attend the funeral of her aunt Mrs. Elias Peterson.


Geo. Hollenbach was taken suddenly and severely ill Sunday and was taken to the Marshfield hospital on Monday for treatment or to perform an operation if it should become necessary.


The Circle ladies will give a Sunshine Sociable at the Woodmen Hall tomorrow, Saturday evening. Supper will be served at 15c per plate; come and enjoy yourselves and don’t fail to see Sunny Jim and Smiling Sue.


Miss Ada Pischer who underwent an operation for appendicitis at a Milwaukee hospital some time ago, arrived from there last week and expects to spend several months with her mother Mrs. Wm. Pischer in Town Fremont.


Mr. and Mrs. Delbert Latamore left early this week for Dilly, Richland County, where they expect to visit relatives and friends for a week or more before leaving for California, their future home.


Albert Sternitzky had more than a hundred maple trees tapped some time last week.  Owing to the mild weather last week the sap was running fairly good for several days, but since Sunday we are having genuine winter weather.


Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Beeckler went to Chippewa Falls last Friday and remained until Tuesday visiting at Clyde Shaw’s. They were accompanied home by Mr. and Mrs. Shaw and children.


August Pierrelee was given a birthday surprise party last Saturday, his 70th birthday.  Some 25 of his immediate neighbors and friends, planning and working together, gave the old gent a good one.  All participants greatly enjoyed the evening.


So far about 1,000 carloads of hay and feed have been shipped into Clark County this winter, while in other years about half as many carloads were shipped out of this county.  Figuring hay at an average of $15 per ton, it is costing our farmers about a quarter of a million dollars to winter their stock. 


In a letter to his brother, Lew, Spence Marsh reports having arrived at Tavares, Fla., with his family and his sister, Mrs. John Wright and that they are all enjoying the warm climate amidst ripe oranges and grapefruit.  They expect to harvest about 600 cases of oranges from their orchard this year.


Bert Gullick unloaded a car of hay here last Wednesday for his patrons of the York Center cheese factory.


Martin O’Brien’s house in York was destroyed by fire Monday night.  The house was occupied by Wm. O’Brien and family.  Most of the furniture was saved.


The sad news of the death of two well known elderly ladies; namely Mrs. Charles Breed, well known as "Aunt Delia" of Seattle, Wash., which occurred a week ago today; and that of Mrs. Horace Chase of Dallas, Oregon, two weeks ago today, reached us Sunday.


E. J. Rossman of Greenwood was made Register of Deeds for Clark County by appointment under Gov. Frances McGovern on Monday last.  Mr. Rossman formerly was a business partner of the late Oscar Fricke, and is well qualified for the office.


Some idea of the enormous business done by the Modern Woodmen of America can be gained when it is known that during the past year; nearly $11,000,000 was paid out in death claims. There were 6,451 claims allowed by the board of directors and of these all but fifty were paid, the latter being held up for various reasons until legal formalities were complied with.



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