News: Granton (29 Sep 1911)


Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon



Surnames: Knorr, Rathke, Amidon, Sparks, Davis, Downer, Rausch, Winn, Kintzele, Hart, Enckhausen, Huff, Riedel, Converse, Campman, Fraser, Scoles, Gerzemehle, Chapel, Lewis, Sitts, Witte, Schwanebeck, Gall, Jacobson, Lawson, Schlinsog, Rath, Garbush, Anthony, Schmoll, Burt, Morris, Reiff, Lange, Reichert, Roder, Kurth, Frei, Wegner, Oldenberg, Rinehart, Marsh, Stoffel, Hantke, Huntzicker, Baer, Osgood, Worchel, Konshak, Neinas, Guk, Serfling, Burns, Zorn, Goebel, Lichte, Storm, Marg, King, Beardsley, Dix, Bergeman, Beeckler, Shaw, Lee, Curtis, Wage, Hughes, Kurzrok, Preston, Mayhew, Glover, Jones, Higgins


----Source: The Granton News (Granton, Clark Co., WI.) September 29, 1911


Granton (29 September 1911)


Mrs. A. J. Knorr called on Marshfield friends last Friday.


Rev. Rathke went to Chippewa Falls, Saturday.


Fine chocolate and confectionery at Amidon’s Drug Store


Little Bernice Sparks has typhoid fever.


Sid Davis and Noble Downer went to Withee, Tuesday.


Nice line of dishes at Amidon’s Drug Store


Guy Winn and John Kintzele were Neillsville visitors, Tuesday. 


Mrs. Geo. Hart transacted business at Neillsville, Wednesday.


Harry Enckhausen of Sparta was in town, Tuesday.


Mrs. Mary J. Huff spent several days here in her farm home this week.


Miss Bertha Riedel and Mrs. Floyd Winn visited Neillsville friends, Tuesday.


Mrs. Frank Converse is visiting her niece Mrs. W. A. Campman at Neillsville, since Tuesday.


Harry Hart of Humbird spent several days of last week here, among relatives.


Leave your laundry at Amidon’s Drug Store.  Goes next Tuesday


Mrs. Fraser of Chili visited her son George and his family here Wednesday.


Calvin Scoles left for Madison Tuesday evening to resume his studies at the university.


Miss Laura Gerzemehle came home from Neillsville Saturday and has been on the sick list ever since.


Get your Sunday papers at Amidon’s Drug Store


Mr. and Mrs. Chas Chapel of Marshfield were guests at Geo. Hart’s Sunday.


Andrew Lewis of Richland Center, after a visit here at Chas Sitts and with relatives at Loyal, left for home, Tuesday.


H. C. Witte reported for duty Monday, after several days of enforced rest through an injured foot suffered by stepping upon a nail.


Jess Sparks, his daughter, Edith, Elsie Schwanebeck, Ida and Fritz Gall, Joe Jacobson and Ralph Lawson left for Bancroft, Tuesday.


August Schlinsog Sr. has been alarmingly ill this week.


Andrew Lawson and Jacob Jacobson were in from Sherwood, Tuesday.


Mrs. Fred Rath of Cataract is here since Tuesday visiting her son Dr. Rath.


Wm. Huff after a short visit here left on Wednesday for his home in Canada.


Mr. and Mrs. Robert Garbush entertained the country side at a husking bee Monday evening.


Do you need a good condition powder for your horses?  If so, see the large line we carry; Amidon’s Drug Store


Wm Anthony after a several months visit across the pond at his birthplace in Scotland arrived home all O.K. on Monday.


Mrs. August Schmoll and daughter Norma visited Neillsville friends, Saturday.


Mrs. Burt of Menominee who was here visiting her daughter, Mrs. I. W. Morris, returned home Monday.


Rev. Reiff went to Watertown last Monday to attend a conference which meets in Rev. Lange’s congregation this week.


Alvin Reichert, Paul Roder, Richard Kurth, Mr. and Mrs. George Frei were Neillsville callers Monday.


Mrs. Gerzemehle built an addition onto her residence and now has a well drilled near the house.


Herman Wegner has a crew of men at work erecting sheds for teams on the vacant lots back of his hotel.


Mr. and Mrs. E. R. Wonser with baby Elizabeth autoed to Unity Wednesday and spent the day at Geo. Oldenberg’s.


Mrs. Wm Rinehart came home from Marshfield last Friday, since which time her baby has been quite ill with the measles.


Wallace Rausch was sick and under the doctor’s cares the forepart of the week.


You will find a very large assortment of long and short kimonos in beautiful new fall and winter materials at W. J. Marsh Dry Goods Co.


Mrs. Wm. Stoffel, her son Clayton, Mrs. Louis Hantke and daughter Marion of Neillsville, with Mrs. Fred Huntzicker of Fresno, Cal., spent Tuesday afternoon here with Mrs. Baer.


Mrs. W. S. Davis will entertain the Circle next Wednesday.


Lynn Knorr has returned to the university to resume his studies there.


Miss Ethel Osgood came home on Wednesday from a 10 days visit at Fall Creek.


Miss Bertha Worchel is visiting her sisters, Mrs. Ed Konshak of Iona and Mrs. Louis Reichert of Chili, at the latter’s home since Wednesday.


Mrs. Chas Neinas spent several days with her mother Mrs. Reinhold Guk and returned home Monday evening.


If you want a new fall coat or suit that is correct in style and price see W. J. Marsh Dry Goods Company’s line.


Mrs. Serfling of Plymouth after a weeks visit at F. D. Reidel’s went home Thursday.


Mrs. Burns of Chicago is here visiting her sister, Mrs. Wm. Zorn since yesterday.


Clara Goebel came home from Neillsville yesterday.  She leaves for Milwaukee Sunday night, having secured a position near her sister Miss Bertha there.


Mrs. L. G. Morris, who has been very ill with appendicitis since early this week, was taken to the Marshfield Hospital Thursday morning for an operation.


Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Schlinsog and Fred Lichte and family went to Greenwood Saturday.  They remained until Monday, the guests of relatives.


Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Frei, Mrs. Gerzemehle, her daughter, Manda and son Louis, Wm. Storm and family drove out and spent Sunday at Gustave Marg’s in Lynn.


Mrs. Homer King and son Timothy returned home Wednesday morning from their visit to Mr. and Mrs. Otis Beardsley at Norway, Michigan.


G. E. Amidon has discontinued the ice cream and confectionary store and has moved most of the stock to his drug store.


Mr. and Mrs. Dix with three children came from Fenwood last Saturday and made an over Sunday visit with relatives in the Gus Bergeman family.


Mrs. C. E. Beeckler went to Chippewa Falls and accompanied her Clyde Shaw home from there on Tuesday. 


"Grandpa" Charles Hart suffered a broken artery in the roof of his mouth last Friday, which for a time alarmed his sons’ families.  He is O.K. though, at this writing.


We are showing new lines of brown linen pillow tops, library runners, centerpieces, etc 25c to $1.50.  W. J. Marsh Dry Goods Co.


The Mesdames Webb Winn, A. J. Knorr and Ara Lee attended a meeting of the Royal Neighbor Lodge at Chili, Wednesday afternoon.


Mrs. Hale Davis and baby Robert came home late last week from a several weeks visit to relatives at Minneapolis. Dr. Davis accompanied them down.


Mrs. Dewitt Curtis and little daughter who went to Marshfield Saturday to be with Ferdinand who was in the hospital there came home Monday evening accompanied by him; the operation upon his head having been successful.


Please begin to remember that on Friday evening, October 6, a basket social will be given at Granton of the benefit of the school. A short program will be given, and numerous other stunts rendered.  Everybody come, young and old.


The elements have dealt rather harsh with the Lynn Mutual Fire Insurance Co. during the past year.  As will be seen from the notice of assessment published in this issue, there have occurred 101 losses from Aug. 20, 1910 to Aug. 20, 1911, amounting to $17,239.71.  Since this date several heavy losses have been sustained through lightning, bringing the total to over $20,000.


We have on exhibition in our sanctum an apple, a Wolf River, which was raised by Tom Wage.  It measures not less than 14 inches in circumference.  Who can beat that?


Miss Margaret Hughes who is enroute home from Laytonville, Cal., stopped off at Lloyd Minster, Canada, last week Thursday, or a visit with her brothers John and Mike Hughes who are holding down a homestead claim and "batching it."


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


Mrs. Preston after a visit between the Bert Mayhew and Frank Preston families left for her home at Plymouth, Monday morning. These ladies accompanying her as far as Marshfield were joined by their respective husbands there that afternoon and spent a little time at Will Glover’s and returned here that evening.


Next Tuesday night, Oct. 3, the first number of the Neillsville Lecture Course will be given at the opera house, the entertainment being the Ladies Spanish Orchestra.  The company consists of seven lady musicians and Mr. Morgan Jones, bass soloist, and their program consists of vocal and instrumental solos, duets, quartets and ensemble.  They come with most flattering press comment and it is expected that this number will be a foretaste of the excellent series of entertainments arranged by the lecture course managers.  Season tickets for the course are $1.25, single admission to the ladies orchestra being 50 cents.  Those who wish to attend from Granton and vicinity can procure their tickets at the News office.


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




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