News: Granton Locals #2 (12 Jan 1917)




Surnames: Beeckler, Hahm, Wilke, Krause, Fradenberg, Cole, Beaver, Brooks, Lee, Davis, LaGrander, Ackerman, Brooks, Beaver, Marsh, Krause, Wonser, Hetzke, Reiff, Schlinsog, Beil, Plauel, Bollom, Florence, Rush, Hewett, Hayden, Holvorson, Hales, Hiles, Arthur, Paulson, hemp, Ferguson, Schune, Finnigan, Witt, Riedel, Drescher, Jahr, Schwarz, Johnson, Schaefer, Nelson, Frome, Shafer, Herderick, Woodworth, Greene, Graves, Reindel, Hart, Lautenbach, Schreiber, Bequette, Hill, Foote, Yorkston, Vashko, Tykac, James, Jahr, Schoengarth, Mortimer, Benedict, Martin Opelt, Sultrecht, Rath, Knorr, Enders, Grabe, Krause, Egbert, Hrasky, Viergutz, Garbisch, Riss, Handt, Stevens, Knickle, Bashford, Canfield, Frank, Kemmeter, Chuchill


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


Miss Bessie Beeckler returned to Durand on Saturday.


Mrs. Gus Hahm went to Marshfield Saturday on a visit to old friends.


Mrs. Chas. Wilke and Miss Louise Krause were Marshfield visitors Saturday.


Bert Fradenberg of Humbird visited old friends here on Saturday.


Alvin Cole is home from Rib Lake since last week Thursday.


Leona Beaver spent last week with relatives at Athens.


C.E. Brooks and daughter Hazel were Neillsville visitors Friday.


Mrs. Dale Lee and sisters Maria and Ora Davis spent Friday at Vint Lee’s in Neillsville.


Claire LaGrander and Alberta Davis returned to Spring Valley and their studies there on Friday.


Miss Nora Ackerman visited Neillsville friends Saturday and Sunday.


Miss Pearl Brooks returned to Rice Lake and her school teaching duties there on Saturday.


Mrs. Geo. Beaver, the Misses Ora Marsh, Amelia Krause and Mermel Wonser were Neillsville visitors on Saturday.


Herman Hetzke of Clintonville is here since Saturday visiting his son E.H. Hetzke on route 3.


Rev. J. Reiff was in Chicago on professionl business late last week and arrived home Friday.


Mrs. Wm. Schlinsog visited her son Charles and family and the A.W. Beil family at Chili, last week.


Mrs. Louis Plauel is alarmingly ill since Wednesday.


Ellsworth Bollom has diphtheria since Tuesday.


Mr. and Mrs. Joe Florence and baby Gordon of Nasonville visited friends here on Saturday.


District Attorney W.J. Rush and Sheriff Harry Hewett were here on official business Saturday.


Mrs. J.O. Lee of Merrillan spent the first of the week here with her daughter, Mrs. Louis Hayden.


Mrs. Ed Holvorson of Neillsville spent several days of last week here assisting in the care of her husband’s aunt, Mrs. Kate Hales.


Mrs. John Hiles of this place, with her son Harold’s wife from Chili, went to Warrens Saturday on a visit to relatives.


Mr. and Mrs. W.J. Davis and daughter Ursula went to Rozellville Friday for a visit with the A.M. Johnson family.


Robert Arthur of Sheboygan, after a 2 week visit with the W.J. Davis family, went home to Sheboygan on Wednesday.


Mrs. Pete Paulson and Mrs. Fred Hemp were over from Neillsville last week Thursday on visits to their respective relatives.


Mr. and Mrs. Sam Ferguson and daughters are home from their visit at Viola and other state points since Friday.


Miss Mary Schune visited Neillsville friends on Monday.


Jas. Finnigan and son Chester went to Marshfield on business on Tuesday evening.


Arthur F.C. Witt went to Fond du Lac to a cheese makers convention on Monday.


Mrs. August Riedel went to Nasonville Saturday on a visit to her aged mother and brother Ernest.


Mr. and Mrs. Frank Drescher of Neillsville were guests of Mrs. Jahr and family on Saturday.


Dr. S.G. Schwarz of Humbird called on town friends last week Thursday.


Mrs. Knute Johnson of Vesper came Saturday and made a weekend visit at the Wm. Schaefer home on the Ridge.


Miss Nelson of Stanley, who teaches in District No. 3, town of Sherwood, came down last Saturday and resumed her work there on Monday.


Gus. Frome of Whitehall, who had been visiting Mr. and Mrs. Will Shafer on the Wentworth farm, went home to Trempealeau County on Saturday.


Miss Gladys Herderick of the town of Loyal spent Friday and Saturday as the guest of the Misses Jean and Sarah Mae Davis.


Mrs. Woodworth came up from Eau Claire Friday night and visited her aunt Mrs. Kate Hale in Lynn until Saturday evening.


Miss Florence Greene of Stanley is the new teacher in District No. 1, town of Sherwood, since the holiday recess.


The Messrs. Allan and Will Graves of Mitchell Co., Iowa, came last week Tuesday and are since visiting their brother Walter Graves, here.


Mr. and Mrs. Will Reindel, the newlyweds, arrived home from their wedding trip and Sheboygan County visit Tuesday evening.


Fred Hart was called to Humbird Tuesday by the illness of his aged mother who is at the home of this brother George, there.


A large delegation of men members of the I.O.O.F. went to Neillsville Saturday night to attend the annual installation service for that order.


Mrs. Aug. Lautenbach, who was operated upon at Eau Claire last week for cancer of the breast, is reported as doing nicely.  Mr. Lautenbach came home Friday night.


Mrs. R.C. Schreiber of route 4 is reported as doing nicely since her operation at Eau Claire last week Thursday.  Mr. Schreiber came home Saturday.


Miss Mabel Bequett of Fairchild, returning from a visit at Marshfield, stopped off and spent Monday here with Mrs. Oscar Johnson.


Dan Hill left here last Friday, driving a team to Tripoli for Ross Paulson and delivering the team, returned by train, Tuesday.


Mrs. Casper Shafer spent Monday with her husband who is a patient in the Marshfield hospital.


Miss Helen Schroeder of Augusta is the new assistant principal at our school.  She arrived here Saturday and boards at Herman Schoengarth’s.


Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Foote of Langford, S.D., arrived here last week Monday and are since visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Yorkston at Lynn, and other relatives at Neillsville.


Mrs. Frank Vashko and Mrs. B. Tykac spent Monday with the former’s daughter who is a patient in the hospital at Marshfield.  Miss Vashko is doing nicely and expected home soon.


Mildred James arrived home from a two week visit at Marshfield and is again with her grandmother Mrs. A. Montgomery, since Monday.


Edwin Schaefer, in cutting bolts Saturday had a bolt fall and crush two fingers on his right hand, a painful injury, but happily not a permanent one.  The injured digits are mending nicely.


Mrs. P.V. Voss and son Maurice, after spending several days of last week with the E. Crosby family at Neillsville, came home Saturday.


Bert Dresden and Pete Paulson autoed over from Neillsville Saturday and took Mr. Dresden’s new Ford Sedan home with them that afternoon.


Mrs. Wilke and daughter Helen of Neillsville, returning from a visit at Marshfield, stopped off here Friday and spent a day between Frak Jahr and Chas. Wilke homes.


Mrs. A. Montgomery, who was called to the Fred Daniels home on R. 2 Christmas morning, made a 2 week stay there caring for Mrs. Daniels and baby and is only home on route 1 since Monday.


Local freight conductor William Anderson, who was so seriously injured in an automobile accident at Marshfield a couple of months ago, is again on duty and making his usual runs thru here since early last week.


Mrs. A.D. Herdig of Chicago, after an extended visit to her parents Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Kelpin, left on the home trip Monday.  She will visit friends at Milwaukee and Black Creek enroute.


Warner Altenburg of Hazel Green spent a day here late last week between his Uncle John Altenburg’s home in Lynn and his Cousin Mrs. Lester Shafer’s home, here.  He was enroute home from a visit at James Temelling’s in Marshfield when he stopped off here.


Mrs. Jerry Davis of Marshfield, after a 2 week stay and visit between Jesse Mortimer and W.E. Benedict home in York, returned tot eh city on Friday.


Mrs. Paul Martin and little son and Miss Martha Opelt arrived here from Sheridan Saturday night in response to news of the alrming illness of their maternal grandmother, Mrs. Lucas Hale of Lynn.


Fred Sultrecht and daughter Clara, accompanied by Dr. Rath, took little Donald Sultrecht to Eau Claire Saturday night for an operation made necessary by his recent serious illness with pneumonia and pleurisy.


A.J. Knorr went to Milwaukee Tuesday to attend the auto show and visit his son Lynn and daughter Shirley.  Before returning here he will also visit his parents who live at Chilton.


Mrs. Jay Enders of Oregon, Mich., widowed by the death of her husband several weeks ago, is expected here yet this week on an extended visit to her parents Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Grabe, and her little son Bobbie who is here with his grandparents.


The Granton Cardinals, a well-known basketball team, have just reorganized and will soon be ready to meet the best of the good teams, traveling.


Miss Amelia Krause left for Pemberville, Ohio, Monday on a two week’s pleasure trip and visit to Prof. and Mrs. W.C. Egbert of that place.  Mrs. Egbert is her sister, Clara.  Miss Krause will visit Chicago friends enroute.


Mrs. Amelia Pischer of Neillsville, a former town of Grant neighbor, had a bad scare last Saturday when her house in that city took fire and was partly consumed by fire.  Her son Alvin took the evening train and went to her assistance.


Miss Agnes Hrasky of route 4, after spending the holiday recess with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. B. Hrasky, returned to Minneapolis Saturday to resume her studies in the high school there.


The Misses Irene Viergutz and Clara Garbisch left for Rochester, Minn. last Saturday on a visit to the Julius Riss, Reinhold Viergutz and Geo. Garbisch families.  After her visit there Miss Viergutz is to continue on to Canada and visit her brother Rudolph.  The ladies were accompanied as far as Merrillan by Arthur Viergutz and his cousin Paul Handt of this place.


Our school basketball team played at Hixton Friday night and were defeated.  The score was 17 to 19, in favor of Hixton.  Hixton plays a return game here tonight, Friday.


The Misses Edna Bashford and Gretchen Palmatier, both teachers, entertained the Nightingale Club at the home of Mrs. Eva Canfield last Saturday evening, when Mrs. Canfield and her daughter Mrs. Alice Frank served some 32 to a fine lunch.


Mrs. P.J. Kemmeter had been at Milwaukee for several weeks past visiting the Will Churchill family.  Mrs. Churchill, who has been under the doctor’s care for some time, is at present improving.


Byron Stevens of Spokeville, the 64 year old brother of our townsman L. Stevens, died of heart trouble early yesterday morning, Jan. 11th, 1917.  L. Stevens left for there directly upon receipt of the news.


Phillip Knickle of Marshfield, father of our ex-townsman Elmer Knickle, died at his home in that city Tuesday afternoon of anemia.  The funeral will be held tomorrow, Friday afternoon, from the Veefkind church.




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