News: Granton Locals #1 (12 Jan 1917)




Surnames: Neinas, Pischer, Hales, Kemmeter, Thayer, Bergeman, Lautenbach, Crandall, Riedel, Jacobson, Tompkins, Brooks, Wilcott, Howard, Cole, Kihn, Brooks, Ketel, Davis, Howard, Holmes, Campman, Baer, Lawson, Lastofka, Krejci, Ackerman, Eilers, Hiles, Peterson, Kurth, Pischer, Graves, Beeckler, Bergeman, Schroeder, Eschenberg, Pickering, Sparks, Hull, Crosby, Voss, Dresden, Daniels, Anderson, Herdig, Kelpin, Altenburg, Tremelling,


----Source: Granton News (Granton, Clark County, Wis.) 01/12/1917


Mrs. Chas. Neinas entertained the Circle on Wednesday.


Harold Pischer returned to Milwaukee Wednesday night.


Guy Hales went to Madison on Monday.


P.J. Kemmeter’s mille started in on the season’s work on Wednesday.


Miss Alva Thayer spent Wednesday afternoon with friends at Marshfield.


Mrs. Gus Bergeman returned to Marshfield and her little son at the hospital again on Wednesday.


Aug. Lautenbach went to Eau Claire Wednesday and visited his wife at the hospital there.


Mrs. E.W. Crandall, the Misses Lena and Emma Riedel spent Monday morning with friends at Marshfield.


Mrs. Lulu Jacobson and daughter Genevieve spent Wednesday with friends at Neillsville.


Mrs. J. M. Tompkins has been confined to her bed and ill with La Grippe this week.


Miss Hazel Brooks returned to Minneapolis and her school teaching duties there on Sunday.


Mrs. Henry Wilcott of Marshfield is visiting Mrs. Geo. Howard since Monday.


The Misses Myrtle Cole and Birdine Kihn went to Neillsville and their respective school districts on Sunday.


Miss Frances Brooks went to St. Paul Sunday.  She is attending normal school there since.


H.R. Ketel of Portland has our thanks for the interesting New Year’s edition of The Oregonian.


The Windfall birthday club met with Mrs. Frank Davis Tuesday and all had a pleasant time.


Mrs. L.H. Howard, Mrs. A.C. Holmes, Mrs. W.A. Campman were over from Neillsville on a visit to relatives on Wednesday.


Mrs. Baer was engaged with abstract work and at Neilslville the first of the week where she visited her mother.


Mr. and Mrs. H.F. Lawson and daughters Clara and Grace, with their only son, arrived home from Waldo Monday evening.


Master Arthur Lastofka, after a 2 week visit here at his uncle Joe Krejci’s, went home to Neillsville Sunday.


Mrs. E.A. Ackerman went to Chicago Monday where she is since visiting her daughter Mrs. Gay Eilers and her sister Mrs. John Eilers.


Mrs. John Hiles and her daughter-in-law Mrs. Harold Hiles of Chili returned from Warrens on Tuesday.


Leo Peterson left for Madison and his studies at the University on Monday.


Mrs. Richard Kurth is reported on the sick list and confined to her bed this week.


Henry Pischer and Mrs. Amelia Pischer were divorced in Circuit Court Tuesday.  Many witnesses from hereabouts were called.


Walter Graves, with his brothers Allan and Will who are here from Iowa on a visit, spent Friday at Neillsville.


Ethan Peterson and Rex Beeckler are again at the Stevens Point Normal which re-opened after the holidays when the scare of diphtheria and scarlet fever had subsided.


Mrs. Gus Bergeman came home from Marshfield Sunday.  She reports Master Harland as well on the mend now and expected home from the hospital within the next two weeks.


Mrs. Otto Schroeder and daughters Rose and Frieda, with her mother Mrs. Eschenberg all of Route 4, returning from a visit to relatives at Superior, Wis., and Wadena, Minn., spent Wednesday here with Mrs. Ed Schroeder.


New from Crane, Mont. is to the effect that Byron Pickering is very ill since the death of his wife on New Year’s Day.  Miss Florence Sparks is helping at the Pickering home where Mrs. Earl Hull (Jessie) remains with her father.


A large delegation of neighbors and friends, more than 40, met and spent last week Wednesday at the W.J. Davis home, where they cut and made 25 garments, including aprons, for the Clarence Fabian family who burned out the Saturday before and lost all but their lives and the sewing machine.  The guests brought their eats and left beside these neatly made and completed garments, a contribution of money, each lady making a small silver donation.




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