News: Granton (13 Oct 1911)


Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon



Surnames: Coil, Ide, Page, Rose, Beecher, Slocomb, Witte, Converse, Sparks, Reed, Davis, Osgood, Lautenbach, Lawson, St. Germain, Jahr, Williams, Schlinsog, Hart, Ure, Barth, Hogenson, Henning, Amidon, Montag, Worchel, Reichert, Winn, Shaw, Dart, Hipke, Eberhardt, Marth, Rath, Roberts, Pietenpol, Schwarz, Wage, Beaver, Goeden, Hillert, Hayden, Barber, Ross, Heule, Nonhof, Wonser, Woodward, Morris, Marsh, Knorr, Nichols, Mason, Prange, Paulson, Jordan, Rausch, Kemmeter, Holmes, La Grander, Albert, Mahn, Bruley, Hudson


----Source: The Granton News (Granton, Clark Co., WI.) October 13, 1911


Granton (13 October 1911)


Walter Coil of Marshfield visited old friends here early this week.


Cash Ide and his sister, Miss Abbie spent Sunday at W. Page’s.


W. D. Rose came home Saturday from a week’s combination business and pleasure trip through Sheboygan County.


Lulu Beecher was sick and under the doctor’s care last week.


Best red oil at Witte’s; try it for your long winter evenings.


Mrs. Frank Converse went to Melrose, Monday to nurse a sick friend.


Little Bernice Sparks of Sherwood is reported to be quite well again.


Mrs. Thomas Reed of the Ridge who has been in failing health for months past has been alarmingly ill since Sunday.


Mrs. Amelia Davis transacted business at Neillsville Wednesday.


Eugene Osgood came home from Paul Creek, Saturday.


Louis and Victor Lautenbach were at Marshfield Saturday.


I will buy potatoes; let me know how many you have to sell.  See H. C. Witte


Andrew Lawson and David St. Germain were in from Sherwood Monday.


Bernhard Jahr transacted business at the county seat on Monday.


The Mesdames Willis Williams, H. F. Schlinsog and Fred Hart were Neillsville visitors Monday.


Mrs. Almeda Osgood spent Monday with relatives and friends at the Marshfield Hospital.


Your buttons are made to order in every size at Witte’s


Clerk of Court Geo. A. Ure and wife were guests in the W. S. Davis home one day last week.


Mrs. Rice Davis of Arpin was an over Sunday guest of her parents last Sunday.


Mrs. Bertha Barth went home Saturday on a week’s vacation, only.


Mrs. Anton Hogenson and Mrs. Herman Henning of Chili were here Tuesday.


Get your Flavoring Extracts at Amidon’s Drug Store


Mrs. E. J. Montag and little son Craig visited at Marshfield, Wednesday.


Miss Bertha Worchel went to Chili Wednesday on a several days visit at L. A. Reichert’s.


Mrs. Webb Winn and daughter Miss Bertha are at La Crosse for the balance of the week.


Jack Shaw of Black Creek is here since Wednesday visiting his son Clyde.


Mr. Dart of Sherwood went to Marshfield Sunday and had Dr. Hipke perform an operation on one of his eyes.


Chas. Osgood’s step-son of Rozellville underwent a critical operation at the Marshfield Hospital last Monday.


The Misses Hallie Eberhardt and Emma Marth and Mrs. Frank Converse were Neillsville visitors last Friday.


Mrs. Rath, the Misses Myrtle Roberts, Hallie Eberhardt, Vera and Hattie Pietenpol and Emma Marth were Marshfield visitors, Saturday.


Best New Idea Patterns only 10c at Witte’s


Mrs. S. G. Schwarz left for Dayton, Tennessee, Tuesday. She expects to bring an invalid sister and the latter’s child home from there, soon.


Mr. and Mrs. Walker Page have moved to Neillsville and taken up their residence in one of Fernand Wage’s house on Oak Street.


Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Beaver went to Neillsville Tuesday evening and attended Miss Tillie Goeden’s wedding.


Mr. and Mrs. Henry Hillert of Plymouth after a two weeks visit among relatives in this vicinity, left for home Monday.


Mrs. Louis Hayden and children went to Merrillan Sunday for a week’s visit under the parental roof.


Miss Helen Barber of Merrill who is teaching in the Marshfield city schools accompanied her cousin Mrs. P. M. Ross home from Marshfield, Sunday.


We are giving a 1 pound can of Violet Talcum Powder free with a 25c jar of face cream.  Amidon’s Drug Store


Miss Harriet Pietenpol returned home on Saturday from a several weeks visit with Sheboygan County relatives.  Miss Hattie Heule a cousin accompanied her home from there.


Mrs. Al Nonhof returned home late last week from her visit to Sheboygan. While there and out pleasure seeking with a number of relatives, she witnessed a street car accident which resulted in the death of an aunt who was of her party.


E. R. Wonser and family spent Sunday at Loyal.


Frant Osgood transacted business at the county seat, Tuesday.


Nice fresh chocolates at Amidon’s Drug Store


Mrs. Frances Woodward and little grandson Francis, after a several days visit with friends here returned home to Neillsville on Sunday.


Levi Morris has made daily trips to Marshfield ever since Mrs. Morris’ operation in the hospital there two weeks ago.


The Misses Ora Marsh and Myrtle Knorr with Mrs. Langdon Nichols and Mrs. Laura Mason were Neillsville visitors Tuesday. 


Clyde Shaw is having quite extensive improvements made in his residence property.  Lew Marsh is doing the carpenter work. 


Comb honey 12c a pound at Witte’s


Mrs. E. D. Prange and baby daughter went to Plymouth Tuesday.  E. D. accompanied them as far as Marshfield where he spent the day with friends.


Pete Paulson of Marshfield spent Monday here, overhauling Doc Wonser’s Reo. The car is in tip top shape again.


A large number of people from this vicinity went to Black River Falls last Sun day to view the disaster caused by the recent flood.


For sale - a full blooded Shropshire ram and a good grade Oxford ram; for particulars inquire of Loyal Jordan, R. 1 Granton


The Knorr-Rausch Hardware Co. have rented the Amidon building one door north of Hart’s store and as soon as the necessary remodeling is done, will use same as a garage.


Philmore Kemmeter expects to leave next Sunday for Los Angeles, Cal., where he will spend the winter.


The Circle’s election of officers Wednesday at Mr. W. S. Davis’ resulted as follows: Mrs. H. B. Holmes, Pres., Mrs. E. R. Wonser, vice pres., Mrs. Floyd Winn, Sec., Mrs. Henry Lawson, Treas.


Mrs. Williams a sister of L. G. Morris came up from Cambria and after spending a couple days with Mrs. L. G. Morris at Marshfield came home with Levi on Monay and remained until Wednesday.


The O’Neill Creek was the highest last Friday morning since the flood of 1880. The water was running over the road on the north side of the village bridge to a depth of 3 feet.  School was suspended that day as the children on this side of the creek were unable to cross the bridge.


Through the death of Mrs. Thos. Reed at 9 o’clock Tuesday evening, the soul of one of the best loved of the Ridge pioneers passed across the border and into that life beyond.


Albert Davis left Wednesday noon for Spring Valley where that evening he was united in marriage to a Mrs. Nellie La Grander of that place.


Asa Mahn will leave next Sunday fro the Pacific coast where he may make his future home providing he can find a suitable job in his occupation and conditions in general are to his liking.  Asa will be greatly missed by his many friends hereabouts.  For the past six years he has had employment in the Kearney Davis barber shop and during that time he has developed into an efficient and painstaking workman at his profession, a barber.  He is a steady, honest young man and is bound to make good wherever he goes.


The ladies hereabouts may congratulate themselves on Mrs. Bruley having established a millinery branch here in the Geo. Hart store.  You will at all times find a nice display of hats here. The line is to be particularly complete Wednesdays and Saturdays of each week.


Vet Marsh after spending the biggest share of the summer in this vicinity selling silos, will leave next Sunday for the Pacific Coast.  He will stop off at Kimberley, Idaho, to see his family who are visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Hudson.




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