News: Granton Locals (8 Sep 1911)


Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon



Surnames: Kemmeter, Anding, Thiede, Baer, Root, Oliver, Schlinsog, Wonser, Pischer, Garbush, Frantz, Schueler, Neverman, Pitsley, Shafer, Snow, Edens, Edmonds, Beeckler, Davis, Finnegan, Marx, Guth, Amidon, Montgomery, Kelpin, Berg, Pflughoeft, Lyons, Lastofka, Rathke, Clark, Lammers, Lee, Hayden, Winters, Reiff, Witte, Hefty, Riedel, Hubing, Ayers, Williams, Braatz, Wage, Pierce, Viergutz, Knute, Goldhamer, Creigo, Eubanks, Marsh, Daughhetee, Zorn, Sternitzky, Rose, Wagner, Opelt, Neitzel, Lautenbach, Handt, Hicks, Henning, Kurzrok, Dennis, Knickle, Shafer, Phillips, Kleinschmidt, Rinehart, Loveless, Martin, Barth, Tompkins, Morris, Beecher, Esch, Hart, Chapel, Knorr, Vine, Ross, Schroeder, Rausch, Zielsdorf, Yankee, Nasland, Garbisch, Hughes, Wright, Holmes, Vanderhoof, Nustad, Olson, Bird



----Source: The Granton News (Granton, Clark Co., WI.) September 8, 1911


Granton Area (8 September 1911)


Mrs. P. J. Kemmeter was at Marshfield Monday.


Richard Anding went home to Altoona, Sunday.


Miss Margaretha Thiede left on Monday for Woodville, Ohio.


Mrs. Baer spent Tuesday with H. M. Root at Neillsville.


Wm. Oliver of Merrillan was here between trains on Saturday.


Miss Emma Schlinsog returned to Chicago on Wednesday,


George Wonser came up from Milwaukee last week Wednesday and remained until Sunday.


Miss Agnes Pischer who is working at Robert Garbush’s spent Sunday at her home in Chili.


Elsie Frantz after a week’s visit at Herman Schueler’s returned home to Abbotsford on Monday.


Mr. and Mrs. Max Neverman and daughter Irma were over from Neillsville, Monday.


James Pitsley and Leslie Shafer went to City Point Monday in search of cranberries.


Buy your canning pears and peaches at the restaurant.  Now they are at their best.


Miss Lulu Snow has decided to remain at Madison and attend school there this year.


Guenther and Erna Edens went to Edgar, Saturday to visit their grandpa until Monday.


Charles Edmonds of Athens after a several days visit at Gottlieb Pischer’s went home Saturday.


Miss Bessie Beeckler went to Sheboygan, where she is teaching this year, Saturday.


Mrs. Solon Davis and youngest daughter are visiting at Greenwood, since Monday.


Mrs. James Finnegan spent several days of last week with Mrs. Mat Marx at Neillsville.


Little Lillian Guth suffered a broken collar bone through a fall on the porch last week.


Nice line of fancy china and silverware at Amidon’s Drug Store.


Bobbie Montgomery of Eau Claire after a week’s visit at Wm. Kelpin’s returned home on Monday.


Mrs. C. C. Berg came home on Monday from a several days visit with relatives at Blair and Trempealeau.


Miss Anna Pflughoeft of Neillsville visited at Herman Schlinsog’s in York several days early this week.


Mrs. Roy Lyons after a weeks visit here went home to Merrillan Saturday evening.


I will ship cattle, calves and hogs from Neillsville and Granton September 12.  M. Lastofka


Samuel Rathke left on Monday evening for Springfield, Ill.  He expects to be absent 10 months.  His father accompanied him as far as Merrillan.


Mrs. Clark and daughter Vivian after a 2 weeks visit at A. J. Lammers returned home yesterday.


Nora and Ethel Lee of Merrillan sisters of Mrs. Louis Hayden came up last Friday and visited her until Monday evening.


Mrs. Henry Winters entertained the Ladies Aid of Rev. Reiff’s parish last week Wednesday.


Big jars for your pickles now at Witte’s


John Hefty with his two youngest children, a boy and girl, went to Chili Saturday to visit at his son John’s.


Miss Alma Riedel came home on Saturday from a several weeks visit at Athens with her sister, Mrs. Emil Hubing.


Mr. and Mrs. Truman Davis are visiting Minneapolis relatives and attending the fair there since Monday.


Bert Ayers came home from Menomonie, Mich., Monday. Mrs. Ayers remained for a more extended visit with her parents.


For birthday and wedding anniversary silverware and nice pieces of china make nice presents. See them at Amidon’s Drug Store


H. E. Williams of Acton, Mont., is here since last week Thursday.  He came on business and reports his family as being well.


The Misses Clara and Helen Braatz of West Bend arrived here Saturday evening on a several weeks visit at the Carl Braatz’s.


Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Davis went to St. Paul Sat. evening.  Mrs. Davis will remain about 2 weeks and W. S. returned home Tuesday.


Free, 1 nickel plated spoon with 1 package Golden Harvest breakfast food.  15c a package at Witte’s


Miss Gladys Wage came home from Duluth Saturday morning and left for Humbird where she is teaching this year, Saturday evening.


Fred Pierce after a several days visit with Lawrence Davis went home to Merrillan Saturday evening.


Mrs. Albert Viergutz and her friend Mrs. Knute and little daughter who are here from Milwaukee went to Neillsville Monday to spend several days with Mrs. Goldhamer who is a sister of Mrs. Viergutz.


A dance will be given at Grant Town Hall tomorrow, Saturday night.  Everybody is invited


Kenneth Creigo and his sister Miss Elinor Eubanks went to St. Paul, Wednesday.


Miss Ora Marsh came home late last week from her Jackson County trip.


Jerry Daughhetee of York received 1st premium on cheese over the many other exhibitors at the county fair last week.


Wm. Zorn left on Monday for Neenah and other state points on a business and pleasure combination trip.


Miss Martha Sternitzky left on Monday to accept a position in the cloak department of Rose Bros. store in Marshfield.


Mrs. Albert Wagner and daughter Louise after an over Sunday visit between the Max Opelt and Otto Neitzel homes returned to Marshfield, Monday.


Miss Margaret Lautenbach went to Marshfield Saturday on a several days visit at her uncle Charles Lautenbach.


Miss Selma Handt is here from Minneapolis visiting Miss Anna Pflughoeft at Neillsville and relatives here since early last week. 


Bert Hicks of Merrillan and his crew are at present engaged in erecting a concrete silo for John Henning in the Town of Fremont.  The size of the silo will be 16 x 40.


All velvets, ribbons, feathers, plumes and other millinery goods selling at cost and below at the Granton Milliner’s; see  Miss Flora D. Kurzrok


Elmer Dennis and family are packed up ready to move to Sycamore, Ill. their old home, where their older sons have employment.  They expect to leave early next week.


Jerry Daughhetee will be just plain "farmer Jerry" after the 15th when Elmer Knickle of Veefkind who purchased the Daughhetee cheese factory takes possession, and Jerry retires.


Chas Shafer of the Town of Washburn has a freak colt, its front feet resembling those of a bear. The colt is about 4 months old and is other wise a fine looking animal.


The Misses Almira Phillips and Lulu Kleinschmidt went to Grand Rapids Monday where they will attend the training school this year.


Mr. and Mrs. Rinehart of Shortville came up Saturday and remained until Tuesday between Wesley Shafer’s and Wm. Rinehart’s.


Mrs. Loveless after a several weeks visit among relatives hereabouts left for her home at Crandon, Saturday.


Mrs. Martin and granddaughter came down from Antigo Friday to visit at A. Lammers’.  Mrs. Martin is a great aunt of Mrs. Lammers’, a sister to Mrs. Lammers’ grandmother who lives with her.


Miss Elizabeth Barth of Nasonville suffered an attack of the grip which looked serious last week though she is quite O. K. again now.


P. J. Kemmeter autoed to Greenwood Monday with Postmaster J. M. Tompkins and carriers Levi Morris, Albert Davis and Rella Beecher who went to attend the carriers’ convention and hear the address of Hon. John J. Esch.


The George and Fred Hart families with Mrs. Leland Davis and baby of this place, and Mr. and Mrs. Chas Chapel and baby of Marshfield autoed out and spent Sunday with relatives at Moon.


Mr. A. J. Knorr left Wednesday morning for Milwaukee, from which place he will leave for Detroit with other Ford agents of the state who are this week the guests of the Ford Manufacturing Co.


WARNING - Owing to two visits within the past two weeks’ of sneak thieves to my chicken coop and the removal there from of 10 spring chickens, I wish to warn the public generally to keep watch for these long fingered cowards and provide themselves against loss by such.  Signed, H. C. Witte


Mr. and Mrs. F. J. Vine who had been visiting relatives and old friends hereabout for several weeks past returned home to Crandon Monday. 


The Doc Ross, Ed Schroeder, Dan Rausch, Henry Winters, E. R. Wonser and F. J. Baer families were among the Grantonites who enjoyed the church picnic of Rev. Zielsdorf’s parish at Nasonville, last Sunday.


Mrs. Ernest Yankee on Monday cut her hand severely while dinging a setting hen off a nest and accidentally striking a large cross cut saw standing nearby. A physician’s services were needed in caring for the injury.


Mrs. Dan Nasland and daughters Clara and Rose went to Stratford Wednesday. Henry Garbisch who had been down on a visit went up with them.


Dan Hughes came home from Frankfort, S. D., last Saturday.  His mother, Mrs. Hannah Hughes remaining there for a lengthier visit at her son Will’s.  Dan went to Milwaukee on Wednesday, from there he will go to Waldo and re-enter upon his work next Monday, as principal of the schools in that place.


E. R. Wonser returned Tuesday from a several days business trip at Neenah and Appleton. While on this trip he had occasion to witness two incidences which will long be in his memory.  One was a Wright flying machine at Appleton, and the other was the wreck of the Chicago-Duluth train "Velvet Special" which was derailed at Fremont, Wis., Tuesday morning.


Miss Inez Holmes expects to leave next Monday for Berrien Springs, Mich., where she will enter Emanuel Missionary College to spend 9 months in taking the Elementary Normal course which will prepare her for church-school teaching.


For Sale - New 1911 four horse power motor cycle, never been used, for less than factory cost if taken at once.   Call or write M. J. Vanderhoof, Marshfield


The following item sent from Couderay, Wis., to a Milwaukee daily paper may be of interest to many of our readers:  "Mrs. A. O. Nustad received fatal injuries Sunday night when she was thrown from an automobile; Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Olson were thrown out also.  Mrs. Olson escaped with a badly sprained foot and Mr. Olson was not injured.  Mr. Nustad and his 4-year-old son Teddy stayed by the car, when Mr. Nustad lost control of the car for a moment and it went into the ditch, throwing the occupants out.  Mrs. Nustad was taken to a hospital at Eau Claire this morning unconscious.  Eye witnesses state that both women had remarkable escapes from instant death." - Mr. Olson was formerly station agent here and will be well remembered by many of our readers.


For Sale - A silage, cutter and blower, good as new; for particulars inquire of Joe Bird, of Granton R. 1



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