News:  Granton Locals (19 May 1911)


Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon



Surnames: Rose, Tucker, Schwarz, Riedel, Schmoll, Rausch, Amidon, Crocker, Hart, Mason, Davis, Mallory, Finnegan, Witte, Schoengarth, Crandell, Grow, Schroeder, Martin, Knorr, Guk, Albrecht, Converse, Neinas, Beilke, Beer, Marg, Gerzmehle, Winter, Vandeberg, True, Bachman, Steele, Paulson, Kurzrok, Weeks, Yankee, Hamilton , Yorkston, Klein, Feldmaier, Mahn, Page, Kemmeter, Wonser, Baer, Lammers, Tucker, Foemmel, Ardens, Rinehart, Kohl, Ross, Walter, Washburn, Wright, Moh, Nichols, Eide


----Source: The Granton News (Granton, Clark Co., WI.) May 19, 1911


Granton Area (19 May 1911)


Geo. Rose transacted business at Marshfield Tuesday.


Mr. A. H. Tucker of Marshfield was in town Tuesday.


Dr. Schwarz was at Marshfield Wednesday afternoon.


Arthur Riedel is painting the Aug. Schmoll residence this week.


Mrs. D. S. Rausch entertained the Circle, Wednesday.


If you want to get fitted with new glasses come to Amidon’s Drug Store


E. E. Crocker of Neillsville bought Fred Hart’s driving horse last Monday.


Dr. Mason of Marshfield was a professional caller at the hospital here Monday.


Fred Davis will ship cattle and calves from here and Chili next Tuesday.


Wilson Mallory will hold services in the Union Church Sunday evening. Everybody invited!


James Finnegan and son Chester made a business grip to Wausau the first of the week.


Hale Davis came down from Minneapolis Saturday and remained until Tuesday.


Get your best fancy dairy butter at Witte’s


Ed Schoengarth, (ink blotch) Crandell and Mr. and Mrs. Hal Grow autoed through here Sunday enroute to Marshfield.


Ed Schroeder went to Fond du Lac last Saturday to look after some property which he owns there.  He returned Sunday morning.


L. A. Martin of Stevens Point came up on business, Wednesday.


Myrtle Knorr is home from Milwaukee on a vacation.


Will Guk and Will Albrecht of Lynn were here on business, Wednesday.


Mrs. Frank Converse came home from Melrose last week Friday.


Mrs. Chas Neinas entertained a number of friends at dinner Sunday night.


Harry Beilke went to Marshfield Wednesday to spend some time with Henry Beer of that place, engaged with truck gardening.


Mrs. Marg of Marshfield came over on Monday for a visit with her children, Mrs., E. Gerzmehle and Henry Marg.


Martin winter was here from Appleton last week, looking after his money interests here.


Abe Vandeberg of the town of York while sharpening a fence post Monday afternoon had the misfortune to cut his left foot very badly.


Chester Finnegan early this week purchased the house and two acre tract known as the John True place northwest of town.


Best patent hard wheat flour at $5.00 a barrel at Witte’s to reduce my stock of flour as long as it lasts.


Don’t borrow your neighbor’s specs; get a pair of your own that fit you because we fit each case for its needs; at Dr. Bachman’s office, Neillsville, Wis.


The Doc. Rath residence is receiving a new coat of paint.


Mrs. Fraser of Chili visited her son George here Wednesday morning.


Max Opelt the enterprising Lynn merchant purchased a 30 horse power International touring car at Eau Claire last week.


David Steele bought two lots of Ross Paulson in the Paulson addition and has lumber on the ground for a house which he will build this summer.


All ladies’ and children’s hats, trimmed and tailored, will be sold at reduced prices.  See Miss Flora Kurzrok


Dr. F. T. Weeks who has been making regular weekly visits here for some time, has decided to discontinue them during the summer months.


Miss Leah Yankee left early this week for Langford, South Dakota, where she expects to spend the summer with her sister Mrs. E. H. Hamilton.  Miss Lillian Yorkston accompanied her to take up dress-making at that place.


D. N. Klein is taking farm life a little easy these days and putting in most of his time in his wagon shop.  His son-in-law T. F. Feldmaier is relieving him of the heft of his farm work.


Lost: One brass hub cap and one spring clip for automobile; finder will confer the favor by leaving at Knorr-Rausch Hdw. store.


Asa Mahn, Milton Page, Edna Kemmeter, W. S. Davis, Mrs. E. R. Wonser and Mrs. F. J. Baer were among the Grantonites who saw the "Girl from U. S. A." at the Neillsville opera house Tuesday evening.


Arthur J. Lammers of Waldo purchased the Tucker Cheese Factory two miles northwest of here and will take possession of same as soon as possible.  He also bought 40 acres of land joining the factory site of Will Foemmel.


Mr. Ardens the representative for the Libby, McNeil & Libby Pickling Co. is here this week with a crew of men erecting the foundation for the pickle tanks to be set up in the near future. The tanks will be located near the pumping station.


Mrs. Wm. Rinehart made a farewell visit to Lorenz Kohl and family at Marshfield, Monday. The Kohl’s left on Tuesday for the Pacific coast where at some Wash. point they will take up a new home.


Dr. Ross had the bad luck to break the rear axle of his auto while on his way home from a professional call, Thursday morning.  Pete Paulson came over from Marshfield that same day to make the necessary repairs.


The Knorr-Rausch Hardware Company received their second shipment of Ford Cars last Friday which immediately upon their arrival were delivered to the following parties: Fred Hart of this place, Otto Walter of the Town of Grant, T. R. Washburn of Lynn, and Pete Paulson of Marshfield. The third shipment is expected to arrive in about a week.


In order to keep pace with the many investors in automobiles, Fred W. Wright, the enterprising Illinois dairyman of Town York, purchased the pure bred Holstein-Friesian Bull, "Edelwild Komdyke Pieterje" of L. E. Moh. This pure bred youngster is sired by the sire Mr. Moh brought from New York last spring. Mr. Wright is indeed fortunate in securing a sire with such an excellent pedigree to head his herd.


We were requested by one of our readers the other day to roast the roadmaster who has charge of the road running east and west from Langdon Nichols’ farm to Harry Eide’s cheese factory. This is news to us, for judging from the looks of the road, we, never supposed that it had a roadmaster.  But in case there should be such a thing, he should consider himself roasted.



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