News: Granton Locals (14 Apr 1911)


Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon



Surnames: Witte, Smith, Rathke, Schroeder,  Davis, Riedel, Winn, Paulson, Sparks, Schmoll, Steele, Beaver, Bergemann, Kurth, Hankey, Amidon, Wegner, Baer, Nichols, Eubanks, Morris, Fisk, Gardner, Beeckler, Wright, Cole, Wage, Strong, Fraser, Dost, Rose, Knorr, Dankemyer, Voigt, Gerzemehle, Brooks, Lowery, Handt, Jackson, Neverman, Rude, Free, Stockwell, Mahn, Reinhart, Riedel, Kohl, Huntley, Grow, Opelt, Kemmeter, Braatz, Fischer, Heibel, Gullick, Beecher, Herman, Hollenbach


----Source: The Granton News (Granton, Clark Co., WI.) April 14, 1911


Granton Locals (14 April 1911)


Cash paid for eggs at Witte’s


W. L. Smith of Neillsville was in town on business Monday.


A daughter was born to Rev. and Mrs. Rathke, Sunday night.


Mr. and Mrs. Ed Schroeder entertained at Cards, Saturday evening.


Sand for sale at 25c per load; inquire of Kearney Davis


Adolph Riedel left for Superior on Monday.


The Misses Bertha and Ruby Winn were at Marshfield, Tuesday.


Davis & Paulson will ship stock from Lynn next Monday.


John and James Sparks were in from Sherwood, Tuesday.


Mrs. August Schmoll and daughter Norma visited Mrs. Steele at Neillsville Tuesday and Wednesday.


The Mesdames Geo Beaver and Gustave Bergemann attended Catholic Church at Chili Wednesday.


Mrs. Robert Kurth of Neillsville visited Mrs. Fred Hankey early this week.


Mrs. G.  E. Amidon transacted business at Neillsville between trains Tuesday.


Girl wanted to work in hotel; good wages; inquire of Herman Wegner, Granton


Mr. and Mrs. F. J. Baer entertained the O. E. S. of Lynn and this place at dinner, Saturday evening.


Mrs. Langdon Nichols came home Thursday morning from an extended visit in the east.


Mr. and Mrs. Jay Eubanks of Abbotsford are at I. W. Morris’ since last week Wednesday.


School was closed in the Fisk Lee district the week on account of the prevalence of Measles.


Frank Gardner’s entire family is entertaining the measles this week.


Do you want a baseball, mitt, and bat or anything in that line see what Amidon’s Drug Store has


E. A. Beeckler came home Monday from his homestead at Saskatchewan, Canada.


Vernon Wright and Leonard Cole came home from Eau Claire Saturday and remained until early this week.


Mrs. Bertha Winn came home from Two Rivers last week to spend the Easter vacation with her parents.


Miss Gladys Wage came up from Stevens Point last Friday and is spending this week at home.


Mrs. I. W. Morris has been quite ill and under the doctor’s care for the past 10 days.


Mr. Strong and daughter Winifred of Marshfield with Mr. and Mrs. Fraser of Chili were Sunday guests at Geo Fraser’s.


Jack Dost came up from Milwaukee Monday night and sold his place here to W. D. Rose.  Jack leaves for Spokane, Wash., to join Mrs. Dost, shortly.


Leave your order for your summer’s want for fancy dairy butter at Witte’s


Mrs. John Wright is quite indisposed these days through a nervous disorder from which she has suffered for several months past.


Mrs. A. J. Knorr returned Monday from a week’s visit with her daughter Myrtle at Milwaukee and her son Lynn at Madison.


August Dankemyer of Chili transacted business here last week Friday. He told us of a surprise, his son Martin, the chauffeur, gave him a few days before.  The young man went to Milwaukee evidently on business and returned with a handsome bride who formerly was Miss Voigt whose parents reside in the Town of York.  These young people formed acquaintance in that city while Martin attended the auto school there about a year ago.  We congratulate!


Ernest Gerzemehle continues to be alarmingly ill.


Earl Brooks got home from the west last week.


The Thos Lowery children are sick with the measles.


The Misses Lillie and Anna Handt came down from Minneapolis, Saturday on a ten days visit.


The Misses Viola Jackson, Alice Neverman, Mary Rude, Gladys Free and Ethel Stockwell came over from Neillsville and spent Saturday and Sunday with the Baers.


Mrs. Hannah Mahn and little daughter after a several days visit with relatives here returned to Neillsville on Wednesday.


A handsome little boy was delivered at Will Reinhart’s last week Thursday. This is their first child and they are justly proud of him.


Miss Elsie Riedel came home from a several days visit at Marshfield last Saturday, accompanied by her little nieces Martha and Cordulla Kohl who made an over Sunday visit at Grandma Riedel’s.


Mrs. Geo Huntley and son Milton came home late last week from their visit to relatives at Stevens Point.  They report Walter Smith to be slowly recovering from a serious attack of pneumonia.


Mrs. Lillian Grow, widow of the late Chas. F. Grow died at Butte, Mont., last Wednesday.  The remains will be shipped to Neillsville for burial.


There will be no Condensery built in Neillsville this year, word having been received to that effect from the Borden Co.


Cucumber seed is now at Kemmeter’s store for those who have signed pickle contracts and others who wish to raise cucumbers this season.


Max Opelt will have his first dance this season at his bowery next Monday evening. Music will be furnished by the Marshfield Orchestra.  Tickets to dance and supper $1.00


Edna Kemmeter, who is employed as apprentice in the millinery department of the Big Store in Neillsville, suffered an attack of pneumonia last week and has since been confined to bed at the Geo Ure home.


Mrs. Richard Braatz, who for the past two months visited her daughter in Sioux City, Iowa, returned home, Saturday.  On her way home she stopped in St. Paul visiting Mr. Fischer’s sister, at Eau Claire to see her sister, and in Fall Creek to visit friends whom she had not seen for 20 years.  Mr. Braatz who missed her pleasant company said it seems as if she had been gone half a year.


Heibel & Gullick sold their cheese factory at York Center last week to Wella Beecher who has taken possession of it.  Mr. Heibel will operate his Christie factory this summer, and Mr. Gullick is undecided as to his future plans. The new owner has had a number of years experience in the cheese and butter making business and is an industrious and reliable young man.


Anyone wishing to hire a man and team to do seeding and farm work call on J. J. Herman, Granton R. 3


Wanted to borrow -- $2,800 as first mortgage on an improved farm; for the particulars inquire at this office.


Card of Thanks - We wish to express our thanks for and appreciation of the good will and sympathy shown us thru the financial aid tendered us by those contributing to a collection taken up which so materially aided us in Mr. Hollenbach’s recent illness and operation.  Signed - Mr. and Mrs. Geo Hollenbach



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