News: Granton (22 Sep 1911)


Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon



Surnames: Hutt, Neitzel, Osgood, Sparks, Witte, Riedel, Guth, Wiesner, Winn, Davis, Bolam, Hart, Gerzmehle, Timm, Becker , Free, Butter, Snyder, Kemmeter, Creigo, Daughhetee, Grasser, Handke, Rinehart, Albright, Ross, Leinwander, Converse, Beeckler, Steder, Quinnell, Brooks, Meddaugh, Doughty, Kurth, Reiff, Breseman, Cornelius, Fradette, Raymond, Jordon, Turner, Patno, Lastofka, Williams, Teatz, Beer, Richter, Schmeider, Page, Budge, Opelt, Schierholz, Vanderwyst, Nonhof, Bergemann, Knorr, Pietenpol, Palmer, Lockman, Neinas, Guk, Bladl, Reichert, Morris, Flynn, Huff, Higgins, Nitschke, Montgomery, Kelpin, Moench, Anthony, Breese, Marsh, Brooks, Nasland, Kuechenmeister, Dost, Portz, Curtiss, Vandeberg, Ross, Rausch, Wonser, Schroeder, Baer, Heibel, Todd, Rath, Lenoble, Henning


----Source: The Granton News (Granton, Clark Co., WI.) September 22, 1911


Granton (22 September 1911)


Joe Hutt of Chili transacted business here, Saturday.


Miss Laura Neitzel went to Marshfield Saturday.


Mot Osgood transacted business at the county seat, Monday.


Frank Sparks of Brook went to Almond, Tuesday.


Fancy bleached seedless raisins for 8c a pound at Witte’s.


Albert Riedel suffered an abscess in the lobe of his left ear.


C. A. Guth made a business trip to Marshfield Saturday.


Miss Ottilie Wiesner visited Neillsville friends, Tuesday.


Webb Winn transacted business at Neillsville, Tuesday.


Mrs. W. S. Davis came home on Tuesday from a several weeks visit at St. Paul.


Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Bolam of Osseo came over Saturday on a several days visit at Fred Hart’s.


Miss Laura Gerzemehle spent Saturday and Sunday with Neillsville friends.


Mrs. Timm after a several weeks visit with her daughter Mrs. Otto Becker left for Appleton, Saturday.


Miss Gertie Free went to Marshfield Saturday on a several weeks visit at Ernest Butter’s.


Miss Elsie Snyder spent Saturday and Sunday with Miss Edna Kemmeter.


Samples of Style book also cloth for lady cloaks, suits and skirts on exhibition at Witte’s


Mr. and Mrs. Bert Creigo and children of Stevens Point went home Saturday.


August Riedel and J. B. Daughhetee were among those who attended the state fair last week.


Mike Grasser and F. J. Riedel entertained the wood sawyers Tuesday.


Free: with every pair boys’ or men’s shoes, over $1.25, a pocket knife at Witte’s


Mr. and Mrs. Paul Handke spent Sunday with Miss Bertha Riedel.


The young ladies’ Needlecraft Club met with Miss Edna Kemmeter last Saturday afternoon.


Mrs. Wm. Rinehart and baby Delbert are visiting Marshfield relatives since Tuesday.


Mr. and Mrs. Harry Albright of Neillsville spent Tuesday here, guests of Dr. and Mrs. P. M. Ross.


Jake Leinwander of Marshfield was a guest at Mike Grasser’s last Sunday.


Mr. and Mrs. Free Converse left for Dubuque, Iowa, Tuesday, morning for a visit at Price Beeckler’s.


Mr. and Mrs. John Steder came home on Monday from a weeks visit at Marshfield.


Miss Lizzie Quinnell of Neillsville was an over Sunday guest of her friend Pearl Brooks.


Mrs. Isaac Meddaugh of Bancroft is here visiting her brother Oscar Doughty since Monday.


Mrs. Richard Kurth will entertain the Ladies Aid of Rev. Reiff’s parish next Wednesday.


Miss Elsie Breseman has accepted a position in the Chas Cornelius home in Neillsville.


Mrs. Herbert Fradette and baby daughter were guests at Delos Raymond’s Tuesday.


Two of Loyal Jordon’s children are down with typhoid fever, since last week.


Good guaranteed all wool worsted blue, brown and grey men’s suits, $15.00 to $18.00 value, $12.50 at Witte’s


A corn husking bee Tuesday evening at Will Kurth’s; furnished pleasurable entertainment for a host of young people.


Frank Turner of Edgar, Minn., a one time resident hereabouts, an old neighbor of John Patno’s, is here visiting old friends since Wednesday.


I will ship cattle, calves and hogs from Granton and Neillsville September 26; see M. Lastofka


Oscar Doughty and his nephew George Williams came home Monday evening from their Milwaukee and other state points visit.


Mrs. August Teatz and daughter Hilda went to Marshfield Saturday and made an over Sunday visit at Henry Beer’s.


Mrs. Ferdinand Richter and baby Celia went to Stanley Saturday to visit Mrs. Schmeider, the lady’s sister.


Walker Page arrived here from the state of Maine, late last week, where he had spent the past year.


A dance will be given at the Grant town hall tomorrow, Saturday evening.  Every body invited!


Mrs. Geo. Budge of St. Paul is spending the week between friends at this place and her husband at Merrillan.


Max Opelt autoed over from Lynn Saturday to meet Miss Schierholz of Reedsburg who is this year’s Lynn School ma’am.


Henry Vanderwyst of Chili who is employed by Al Nonhof made an over Sunday visit at the parental home.


Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Bergeman of Fenwood came Saturday and made an over Sunday visit at their son, Gus’.


Mr. A. J. Knorr autoed to Withee Sunday with the Gus and Ernest Bergeman families who spent the day there with relatives.


The Circle spent Wednesday with Mrs. Hank Pietenpol, and participated in the delights of a rag bee.


Rose Kemmeter was so severely injured through the sting of a bee last Saturday that a physician’s services were had for her, next day.


John Palmer who was cheesemaker for J. B. Daughhetee having completed his work, left for his home at Richland Center Tuesday.


Emil Lockman and his mother, Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Neinas and daughter, Lydia, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Neinas and daughter Clara spent Sunday at Reinhold Guk’s.


Mrs. John Bladl spent Wednesday with friends at Chili.


Alvin Reichart went to Grand Rapids Thursday.


Levi Morris was at Marshfield Tuesday.


Mr. and Mrs. George Hart went to Chippewa Falls Wednesday and spent a day at the fair.


Yesterday was Mrs. Frank Davis’ birthday when a goodly bunch of relatives and friends spent the day with her and she was made the recipient of a nice chest of silverware.


Mrs. Jas. Flynn came up from Merrillan Wednesday with Mrs. Geo. Budge for a few days visit between the W. S. Davis and W. P. Budge homes.


Mrs. Wm. Huff and her sister, Mrs. Rella Osgood went to St. Paul Saturday and met Mr. Huff who was enroute here from Canada.


For Sale: Full blood Duroc Jersey swine of either sex, large enough for breeding purposes this fall.  Price $10 and pedigree furnished if taken soon.  Isaac Higgins, Granton R. 4


Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Nitschke and daughter came home Wednesday from a weeks visit at Good Thunder, Minn., where they went to attend a wedding.


Dr. and Mrs. Montgomery and daughter Elizabeth and Miss Anna Kelpin of Eau Claire were visitors at the Wm. Kelpin home.


Miss Emma Riedel of Milwaukee who has been here on a months visit between the Richard and Will Kurth families left for home Monday afternoon. She spent a few days at Rev. Moench’s in Clintonville on her way home.


Mrs. Wm. Anthony, daughter Ruby and son Clyde spent several days of last week at John Breese’s and in company with Mrs. Breese whiled away a part of Saturday here with town friends.


A Union Church service, for Bible study interspersed with good music is held in the Union Church regularly Sunday evenings.  Next Sunday night’s subject is "Knowledge of God as gained through Nature."


Vet Marsh and Irving Brooks made a business trip to Vesper, Tuesday.  While there Mr. Brooks purchased a silo of the Vesper Wood Mfg. Co.


Mrs. Dan Nasland and daughters Clara and Rose returned to Chicago Saturday.  Their visit was cut short on account of Miss Clara having been severely bitten by a vicious dog the Wednesday previous. 


Mr. and Mrs. Clam Kuechenmeister, Miss Emma Riedel, Mr. and Mrs. P. J. Kemmeter and Reinhold Kuechenmeister returned on Tuesday from a week’s visit at Milwaukee.


Chas Neinas brought home from Milwaukee Saturday some of Staff of Life sent us by Jack Dost. That Jack, old boy, was just such a tasting loaf as mother used to make in our early days across the pond.  We thoroughly enjoyed it. Thanks, Jack!


Max Opelt autoed to Vesper last Sunday with Vet Marsh, Carl Berg, Geo Brooks and H. Williams. The last three named went for the purpose of inspecting the open door stave silos made at that place. We understand Geo Brooks placed his order for one, that day.


Herman Portz, a farmer residing near Chili was brought here last Friday for medical treatment, his face and hands being severely burnt.  Mr. Portz was slacking lime in a barrel, the contents of which "exploded" as he poured water into it, with the above result.  It is feared that he will lose his eyesight.


What might have been a fatal accident to two persons occurred on the Dewitt Curtis farm Wednesday just before noon. Wm. Vandeberg and Ferd Curtis, who assisted in re-building a silo which was recently blown down by the wind, fell to the ground from a scaffold of considerable height.  Mr. Vandeberg received a sprained hand while Ferd who struck on his head received a deep scalp wound and a fractured scull (skull).  He was taken to the Marshfield Hospital on the afternoon train, accompanied by Dr. Ross, and his father.  It is hoped that the young man will suffer no serious results.


The Mesdames A. J. Knorr, Dan Rausch, I. W. Morris, E. R. Wonser, Ed Schroeder, F. J. Baer and Miss Myrtle Knorr attended the show at Neillsville Tuesday evening.


Fred Heibel, the fat, good natured and ever popular creamery man of Christie was in town Saturday with his brother, J. A. of Dodgeville who has been visiting him and who took the train for home that day. While here Fred purchased the Editor’s auto, a Buick.  Having one of the best equipped creameries in the state with a patronage second to none, he now has everything his heart desires unless it is - a wife.  Now girls, look your prettiest.


Just before the ball game between Chili and Fremont was called at the local grounds, here, a severe accident took place, as the result of which tow young men are laid up and under a doctor’s care. The boys were practicing and in an attempt to catch a ball, Hugh Converse and Ernst Todd ran into each other with such force as to crush Converse’s left cheek bone and severely injuring Todd’s right knee.  Hugh was carried to Dr. Rath’s office for treatment and Ernst was taken to the Chas Brooks home where he had since been confined to his bed.


Auction sale at Reinhard Lenoble farm, 1 mile west and 1 ½ miles north of Chili, on Tuesday, September 26, 1911; Sale starts at 1 o’clock sharp; J. F. Henning, Auctioneer and Reinhard Lenoble, proprietor.




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