News: Granton (3 Nov 1911)


Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon



Surnames: Beer, Davis, Wright, Rose, Marsh, Degener, Lavey, Page, Riedel, Kintzele, Anthony, Turner, Potter, Felzer, Kurzrok, Frei, Short, Wage, Rath, Schoengarth, Drake, Eubanks, Kurth, Wentworth, Krause, Barth, Toptine, Wallace, Witte, Knorr, Witte, Jahr, Schwantes, Rausch, Schroeder, Deniston, Pietenpol, Wright, Sadlack, Johnson, Hewett, Doughty, Beeckler, French, Puetz, Hubing, Gall, Schwanebeck, Campbell, Reimer, Fuller, Osgood, Williams, Shafer, Stevens, Rose, Chapel, Slocomb, Kuechenmeister, Wood, Schmucki, Gerzemehle, Neinas, Ross, Wonser, Baer, Soles, Pischer, Lee, Nichols, Heule, Krause, Dankemyer, Voigt, Ter Har, Tyler, Agin, Nonhof, Sparks, Hoganson, Breed, Crevecour, Rinehart, Kelpin, Udell, Huff, Immig, Reiff, Zielsdorf, Kemena, Lawson, Heck, Pierrelee, Frish, Sackett, Sweeting, Wiggen, Beaver


----Source: The Granton News (Granton, Clark Co., WI.) November 3, 1911


Granton (3 November 1911)


Traugut Beer went to Marshfield Tuesday.


Sid Davis went to Madison, Tuesday, and returned Wednesday.


Vernon Wright came home from Colfax, last week Wednesday.


W. D. Rose went to Fond du Lac Tuesday night.


Miss Ora Marsh was a Marshfield visitor, Monday.


Albert Degener of Chili was a business caller here Wednesday.


Mr. and Mrs. Frank Lavey drove down and spent Sunday at Warren Page’s.


Miss Bertha Riedel spent Monday morning with friends at Neillsville.


John Kintzele and son Vernie took dinner with friends at Neillsville Wednesday.


W. S. Davis is O. K. again after being on the sick list several days last week.


Wm. Anthony has rented the Al Turner farm in York and is moving onto same this week.


Frank Potter purchased two fine Holstein animals of Henry Lawson this week.


Joe Felzer has rented and moved into the Kurzrok residence which was made vacant last Saturday.


Geo. Frei, Mr. and Mrs. Jas. Short, Tom Wage, Mrs. R. Rath and Mrs. H. Schoengarth went to Marshfield Tuesday.


Geo. Drake went to Maplehurst last Saturday where he will spend the winter in trapping and hunting.


Miss Elinor Eubanks spent Tuesday in St. Paul.


Mr. and Mrs. Robert Kurth celebrate their silver wedding today, Friday.


Mr. and Mrs. Wentworth of Edgerton arrived here yesterday on a visit at W. S. Davis.


A dance will be given at the Grant Town hall Saturday evening. Everybody invited!


The seventh son put in his first appearance at the Carl Krause home one day last week; a fine fellow who already rules the house.


Mr. and Mrs. Chas Kurth of Jackson, Washington County are here visiting at Richard Kurth’s and other relatives since Wednesday.


Miss Bertha Barth spent yesterday morning with friends at Marshfield.


Mr. and Mrs. N. F. Toptine after a visit here returned home to Athens yesterday.  Misses Dora Toptine and Pearl Wallace accompanied them up on a visit.


Renatta Witte suffered a broken ankle Wednesday evening in jumping off a wagon onto the frozen ground.


Mis Myrtle Knorr, W. S. Davis, H. C. Witte and Bernard Jahr were Neillsville visitors, Tuesday.


Mrs. W. F. Schwantes and little son came down from Unity Tuesday for a visit at Chas. Greeler’s.


Furnaces are being installed at present in the Dan Rausch and Edward Schroeder homes.


I will ship cattle, calves and hogs from Granton and Neillsville, November 7th, see m. Lastofka.


Luther Deniston of St. Paul came up from Madison last Saturday and remained until Tuesday a guest at John Pietenpol’s.


Geo. Frei is putting in a fine plank bridge across a ravine in his pasture.

Bernhard Jahr has a felon which painfully relieves him of all corn husking duty.


John Wright, on account of illness, failed to carry mail several days last week.  He is O. K. again at this writing.


Chas Sadlack and wife after a visit with relatives hereabouts returned to their home in Chicago Sunday morning.


Gilbert Johnson autoed over from Neillsville Sunday with S. F. Hewett and family.


Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Doughty left for Milwaukee, Sunday night.  Ralph has employment in the street car repair shops of that city.


Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Beeckler drove down to the Robert French farm in Levis Saturday and made a couple days visit.


John Puetz of Belgium after a two weeks visit with his daughter Mrs. Nick Hubing left for his home on Monday.


Albert Gall, Max and Paul Schwanebeck all of Dewhurst, left for Tripoli, Monday morning.


Mr. and Mrs. Bert Campbell of Beloit came up Sunday and remained until Wednesday noon, guests at August Reimer’s.


John Fuller accompanied by his step-son Mot Osgood transacted business at Black River Falls, Wednesday.


H. E. Williams after a several weeks’ business stay here left for his home at Acton, Montana, on Thursday.


Mrs. J. W. Shafer of Marshfield after a several weeks visit with Shortville relatives and friends, returned home on Wednesday.


Mrs. Mabel Stevens and Geo. Rose and family drove up and spent Sunday with the former’s parents at Spokeville.


Mrs. Leo Chapel and little son with Mrs. Oscar Jahr and three of her little ones took in the sights at Neillsville last week Thursday.


Mrs. Leland Davis and baby Minerva went to Marshfield last week Thursday and made a several days visit at Chas. Chapel’s.


Irl and Isabelle Slocomb and Anita Kuechenmeister helped Frank Wood celebrate a birthday anniversary Saturday evening at the Warren page home.


Mr. and Mrs. Reinhold Kuechenmeister and daughter Selma, Mr. and Mrs. Schmucki and Mrs. Gerzemehle spent Sunday at Geo. Frei’s.


A dozen of the young school mates of the Chas. Neinas little folk enjoyed a surprise party at the Neinas home on Halloween night.


Dr. Ross, A. J. Knorr, E. R. Wonser and F. J. Baer attended a special conclave and banquet of Knights Templar at Neillsville last week Wednesday.


Mr. and Mrs. Ed Soles, Mr. and Mrs. Gottlieb Pischer and Mr. and Mrs. Price Lee were Sunday guests at the Langdon Nichols home.


Miss Harriet Heule of Sheboygan Falls after a several weeks visit here between the John and H. J. Pietenpol families returned home last Saturday.


The Misses Vera and Hattie Pietenpol accompanying a cousin, Miss Heule to Marshfield last Saturday morning spent the balance of the day in that city.


Miss Louise Krause was a guest at Freeman Dankemyer’s at Chili last Saturday. The Mesdames Freeman and Martin Dankemyer came over with her that evening and made over Sunday visits at the Krause and Voigt homes.


Herman Ter Har of Eleva spent the first half of the week here between his cousins John and Henry Pietenpol.  Mr. Ter Har formerly lived in Sheboygan County and found much pleasure to visiting the Fred Tyler, Henry Agin, Al Nonhof and other Sheboygan County families.


Mrs. Kurzrok and daughter Flora left Wednesday afternoon for Burlington where they will again take up their residence.


Jesse Sparks and daughter Edith came home Friday evening from a several weeks’ visit among relatives at Almond, Bancroft and Plainfield.


Mot Osgood assisted by Adolf Hoganson rebuilt and planked a cellar for Mrs. Gusta Breed last week. The cellar having caved in some three weeks ago as the result of the heavy rain storms of that time.


The A. J. Knorr residence is at present undergoing some improvements. Several rooms in the upper story which were heretofore unused are now being finished off.  Ernest Crevecour is doing the work.


Mr. and Mrs. Fred Wright and Mr. and Mrs. E. R. Wonser and daughter Mermal were among the Grantonites who dined at the Merchants Hotel in Neillsville, last Saturday.


The Mesdames Rinehart and Kelpin were over from Neillsville Tuesday and spent the afternoon with their husbands who are agents here for the C. E. Udell Produce Co.


Mrs. John Wright and daughter, Mrs. Wm. Huff spent Tuesday afternoon at the J. C. Marsh home in Marshfield.  Mrs. Hattie Immig of Michigan is visiting at the Marsh home this week.


Mrs. J. Reiff and baby came home from Loyal, Monday.  Mrs. Reiff and Mrs. Zielsdorf of Nasonville had been up to act as sponsors for Rev. Kemena’s infant daughter which was christened on Sunday.


The auction sale at Henry Lawson’s Monday was called off on account of the small attendance and slow bidding.  One horse and a few head of stock were sold when Mr. Lawson decided that it was not a success.


Fine sturdy pair of boys weighing respectively at 8½ and 9 pounds, were delivered at the E. J. Heck home last week Wednesday.  Mother and babies are reported as doing nicely.


August Pierrelee went to Waupaca several weeks ago and spent a few days at the soldiers’ home of that place visiting his step-father, Nick Frish. From there he went to Milwaukee and entered the soldiers’ home of that city, as an inmate.


E. E. Sackett of Ladysmith who recently purchased the Dave Taylor farm in Sherwood arrived here with household goods late last week.  Mrs. Sackett after a few days visit with a daughter at Bloomer joined him here Monday. 


Mrs. Wm. Sweeting and son Everett of Marshfield accompanied by Mrs. Wiggen of Waldo came here Thursday noon and spent the time until Saturday between the Dr. Ross, Henry Lawson and Will Davis homes.


Mr. and Mrs. Geo Beaver celebrated their 10th wedding anniversary Sunday evening by entertaining a number of families at dinner.  They were given a nice lot of presents in recognition of the occasion.


The first cold wave of the season accompanied by snow flurries struck us Wednesday morning.  It has every appearance of winter having set in, in dead earnest and if so, many bushels of potatoes will have to be left un-dug.  Owing to the heavy rains of late it has almost been impossible to do any fall plowing and much of this work will have to be put off till spring.


This year’s Circle contest terminated at 7 o’clock Tuesday evening in the defeated side serving to the victors and a few invited quests, a delicious chicken pie dinner at the A. J. Knorr home.  The house was profusely decorated emblematic of the occasion and Halloween.  Jack-o-lanterns, witches with their caldrons and brooms, bats, owls, huge spiders and various other infesters of the day being much in evidence.  Music and games following the spread, materially added to the evening’s pleasure.  Every one fortunate enough to be in attendance might well be congratulated upon his or her good luck.




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