News: Granton Locals (5 May 1911)


Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon



Surnames: Kemmeter, Wood, Witte, Beilke, Davis, Stallman, Morris, Williams, Schwarz, Riedel, Winters, Goebel, Grottke, Nichols, Breese, Graves, Wallace, Schroeder, Babcock, Teatz, Grassman, Hughes, Marsh, Gerzmehle, Barker, Pietenpol, Amidon, Hart, Knorr, Rausch, Winn, Kurth, Uthmaier, Beeckler, Burdick, King, Chapel,  Wooden, Beecher, Smith, Root, Kurzrok, Dyer, Fischer, Klabundy, Frachette, Rose, Hallock, Tompkins, Frei, Fraser, Stillman, Uhlman, Howard, Coil, Owen, Ross, Knoll, Kier, Paulus, Beelow, Scholtz, Harriman


----Source: The Granton News (Granton, Clark Co., WI.) May 5, 1911


Granton Area (5 May 1910)


Kemmeter’s mill finished its season’s sawing last Friday.


L. W. Wood of Neillsville spent Monday afternoon here.


Creamery butter 22c, Dairy 18c as to quality at Witte’s


Mrs. Gus Beilke was a Neillsville visitor, Monday.


Fred Davis will ship cattle, calves and hogs next Tuesday.


Arthur Stallman transacted business at Marshfield, Tuesday.


W. J. Davis and W. S. Davis transacted business at the county seat, Tuesday.


Mrs. I. W. Morris and daughter Helen were Marshfield visitors Tuesday.


H. E. Williams after an extended business stay here, left for Acton, Montana, Tuesday.


Mrs. S. G. Schwarz was at Chili between trains on Tuesday.


Mrs. Augusta Riedel was ill and confined to her bed several days this week.


Mrs. Henry Winters is ill and Miss Ida was obliged to go home, Tuesday.


Miss Bertha Goebel after a several weeks visit at home returned to her duties at Milwaukee today.


Fred Grottke of Lynn is suffering with infection in his left hand and making daily trips to Granton for medical treatment.


Mrs. Langdon Nichols, Mrs. John Breese and Ed Graves were among the passengers for Neillsville on Tues.


Mrs. Wm. Wallace Jr. and two children came up from Stevens Point Tuesday evening for a weeks visit between the Edw. Schroeder family here and the Chas Babcock family of Neillsville.


Hale Davis came down from Minneapolis Saturday and spent Sunday here with his family.


The August Teatz and Fred Grassman families spent Sunday at Robert Teatz’s in York.


Mrs. Hannah Hughes of the Ridge is reported as being ill with erysipelas.


New Crockery just in; all kinds, 10, 15, 20, and 30 gallon jars for your meats and pickles, at Witte’s


Miss Ora Marsh has accepted a position in the post office and began work Monday.


Mrs. Gerzmehle has vacated her late farm home and is now a resident of Granton, having moved into the Barker house, Tuesday.


Fred Davis lost a full blooded registered shorthorn cow and his son-in-law John Pietenpol lost a fine Holstein cow by death, last Sunday.


For a good Kalsomine use Freskolin; buy at Amidon’s Drug Store


Merchant George W. Hart since Monday owns and operates a fine 5-passenger Ford touring car bought of the Knorr-Rausch Hardware Co.


Henry Grassman went to Marshfield Mon. and accepted a position with Robert Schroeder in a blacksmith shop.


Levi Morris went to Wales Sunday, for a week’s vacation and visit among relatives and friends.  Floyd Winn is carrying mail on Route 3 during his absence.


Mrs. Richard Kurth went to Marshfield Saturday and stayed until Monday evening with her cousin, Mrs. Wm Uthmaier who is ill.


Mrs. C. E. Beeckler returned home on Monday from a 10 days visit to her mother, Mrs. Frances Burdick and other relatives at Seymour.


Mrs. W. S. Davis entertained the Circle, Wednesday.


Tim King spent most of this week in bed again.


Mrs. Geo Hart spent Sunday at Chas Chapel’s in Marshfield.


Mrs. Wm. Wooden of Loyal is visiting at T. C. Beecher’s since Wednesday.


Will Smith and family accompanied by H. M. Root autoed over from Neillsville, Sunday.


Miss Flora Kurzrok underwent an operation for appendicitis at the hospital here Wednesday.


Some people marry because it is contagious; others because they can’t work in single harness.  But the most marry because they fall in love and can’t fall out.


Miss Anna Dyer went to Neillsville Tuesday evening to care for a case of typhoid fever, Mrs. Verna Fischer.


Alma Klabundy of Wausau after 2 months stay here with her aunt Mrs. Fred Grassman, went home last Saturday on account of her father’s serious illness.


The Lord had the right idea when he made man.  He said it was not good for man to be alone, but had he made more than one wife for Adam there would have been more trouble than there was in the shade of that old apple tree.


Minnie Frachette who is attending high school at Loyal after a two weeks stay at home returned to her studies there early this week.


W. D. Rose has a new wood tire hollow wall silo delivered upon his farm ready for erection.  The erection to take place early next week


Mrs. Norman Hallock came over from Chili last Friday on a weeks visit among friends hereabouts. She has visited at the J. M. Tompkins, S. R. Davis and Hank Pietenpol’s, so far.


Geo Frei suffered a sprained wrist while handling stone ten days since and enjoys an enforced vacation, from milking. 


Postmaster J. M. Tompkins bought of Geo. Fraser what is known as the Doc. Stillman office building

Monday, and is having it moved over on one of his lots.


For Sale - 40 acre farm in town of York, 30 acres under plow, good buildings, very reasonable; inquire of Wm. Uhlman, R. 4 Neillsville


Miss Gertie Howard suffered infection in her right wrist and after being quite disabled in that arm for two weeks, is recovering the use of the injured member.


Mr. and Mrs. Walter Coil and little daughter are Marshfield residents since Tuesday.  Mrs. Owen who accompanied them over will only see them settled, and then leave for Manawa on an extended visit to her oldest daughter who resides there.


Dr. Ross took Mrs. Henry Knoll to the Marshfield hospital Wednesday afternoon where she underwent a serious operation for internal hemorrhage. The operation was successful.


Mrs. Fred Kier was in town Monday morning and met her sister Mrs. Geo Smith and daughter of Centralia, Wash., who with Mr. Smith after two years residence at Centralia have decided to return and again take possession of their Marshfield property.


Vet Marsh has traded the Paulus Hotel with Adolph Beelow for a 160 acre farm in Jackson Co., three miles west of Humbird and possession is to be given July 1st. - Neillsville Times


A meeting will be held in the Roder School house two miles south of town tomorrow, Saturday evening to talk over the possibilities of establishing a Union High School here and to explain the plan to all who are interested in the matter in that district.


Miss Maymie Scholtz came home from Bismarck, N. D. last Thursday by way of Marshfield and accompanied her mother, Mrs. Bertha Frachette home from there on Saturday;  Mrs. Frachette having sufficiently recovered from her recent serious operation to be moved home at that time.  Miss Maymie has a 15-day leave of absence from Bismarck School.


The Ford automobiles, sold by the Knorr-Rausch Hardware Co. seem to make a great hit in this part of the country.  The above named firm sold three cars early this week to the following parties; Geo. Hart of this place, T. J. Harriman of Chili; and the third was sold to Marshfield parties. They have orders for 4 cars more and these will be delivered immediately upon their arrival from the factory.  Indications are that before the close of the season at least 20 cars will be sold in this territory.  The Fords are giving great satisfaction wherever they are used.



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