News: Granton Locals (16 Feb 1917)




Surnames: Ide, Lombard, Lammers, Shafer, Barth, Rose, Moh, Rausch, Finnigan, Davis, Fricke, Rowe, Rand, Johnson, Kurth, Braatz, Lockman, Henning, Fraser, Bower, Hagen, Trimberger, Gerzemehle, Schlinsog, Whitford, Hogenson, Garbush, Nickel, Rhead, Todd, Williams , Winn, Raymond, Cole, Jacobson, Thayer, Lawson, Brooks, Cranston, Sales, Tibbits, Wonser, Pischer, Bill, Plauel, Sneberk, Vine, Crosby, Henze, Crosby, Listeman, Kleckner, Nolte, Renne, Mabie, Schroeder, Berg, Cole, Mundt, Hagen, Kemmeter, Bill, Riedel, Ure, Johnson, Waterpool, Hand, Devos, Dixon, Campbell, Schlinsog, Martin, Holtz, Prange, Jordan, Oestreich, Heaslett, Breed, Williams, Kurth, Reiff, Budge, Karnitz, Scholtz, Frantz, Grether, Wright, Grassman, Beer, Neinas, Thayer, Burdick, Sternitzky, Lustig, Chambers, Burch, Osgood, Lutz, Deutsch, Hatzenbuehler, Viergutz, Handt, St. Germain, Spiker, Fuller, Welsh, Kimball, Fraser, Malagoli


----Source: Granton News (Granton, Clark County, Wis.) 02/16/1917


Miss Abbie Ide is quite sick.


Mr. A. Lombard was a Chili visitor Sunday.


A.J. Lammers went to Plymouth Monday.


Will Shafer is home from Rochester, Minn. since Saturday.


Miss Bertha Barth spent Sunday with her parents at Chili.


Mr. and Mrs. H.L. Rose and little Dorothea were at Chili Wednesday.


Carl Moh is home from Texas a couple of weeks since.


Dan Rausch and Leonard Cole were Marshfield visitors yesterday.


Chester Finnigan came home from St. Paul last week Friday.


Mr. and Mrs. Sherman Davis and son left for California late last week.


Mrs. Fricke of Neillsville spent Wednesday afternoon here with her sister Mrs. Rand.


Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Rowe are home from a 5 weeks visit at Marinette.


The Misses Maria and Ora Davis and Elsie Johnson spent Saturday with friends at Marshfield.


Richard Kurth and Henry Braatz went to Wausau Monday on a several days business and pleasure trip.


Ward Lockman of Columbia is here with employment on the L.E. Moh farm since Monday.


Herman Henning and Chas. Mundt of Chili were shaking hands with town friends on Friday.


Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Fraser with baby Wilbur left for St. Louis, Mo. on the early train this morning.


Mrs. Geo. Bower of route one has been on the sick list the past week.


Walter Trimberger and Louis Gerzemehle are home from Two Rivers since Saturday.


Wm. Schlinsog is much better and able to ride to town Thursday for the first time in several weeks.


Mrs. Tolin Whitford of Freeport, Ill., came up last week Tuesday and remained until Thursday, visiting her cousin Mrs. Adolph Hogenson.


Louis Nickel, Rob Garbush, Will Rhead, Lester Todd, H.E. Williams and W.S. Davis were county seat visitors Thursday.


Mr. and Mrs. Byrl Winn entertained the Granton corps of teachers at a dinner party last Friday evening.


Levina Raymond arrived here from Chehalis, Wash. Saturday, having accepted the position of cook at the Forest House.


Mrs. Fred Cole is quite well again and her son Maynard, who was very ill with pneumonia last week, is now well on the road to recovery.


Mrs. Lulu Jacobson and her grandfather Wm. Dows were both ill with la grippe the first of the week and for several days Miss Alva Thayer took Lulu’s place at the central office.


Henry Lawson, Chas. Brooks, P.E. Cranston, Ed Sales, W.D. Rose, Byrl Winn and W.J. Davis were at Neillsville Saturday evening in attendance at a meeting of the I.O.O.F.


Miss Ellen Tibbits of Waukesha, going home from Menomonie, stopped off here Monday for a visit at the home of her paternal aunt, Mrs. E.R. Wonser.


Mrs. Herbert Pischer of Elgin, Minn., arrived here Saturday to attend her Grandma Plauel’s funeral and visit relatives for a few days.


Jos. Sneberk was at the county seat on business Monday.


Mr. & Mrs. Arthur Vine and son William, and Mr. and Mrs. Major went home to Crandon yesterday.  Mrs. Vine Sr. remained for a more extended visit.


Mrs. E.W. Crosby came over from Neillsville Wednesday to assist Mrs. Otto Honze in the cars of her parents Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Crosby.  Mr. Crosby has been again very ill since.


Mr. and Mrs. Kurt Listeman of Neillsville were summoned to Chicago Sunday by the death of his father Bernard Listeman a well-known musician, a concert master and soloist.


Mayor Kleckner of Neillsville has ordered all saloon keepers of that city to discontinue card and dice games in their places of business.  Ike Hudson, a clerk for C. Nolte was fined $23.45 last Monday for selling liquor on Sunday.


Lester Todd, after a three week job as fireman for St. Joseph’s Hospital at Marshfield was taken ill with la grippe and obliged to resign last week Friday, since which time he is here at his brother Bert’s on route 1.


Hiram Renne of Spokeville is reported to be alarmingly ill since the first of the week.  Mr. Renne is well-known here and has the distinction of being the second man to have settled in the town of York.  His brother Charles settled there in 1856, while Hi came in 1859.  This county then was all a wilderness.


Rural carrier Albert Mabie is on the sick list since last week Friday.  Postmaster Edward Schroeder and Hugh Berg delivered the mail on R. 1 in his stead Saturday while Hugh has delivered thus far alone.


Mrs. Gus Hagen went to Neillsville Tuesday evening to spend a couple of days with relatives.


Mrs. P.J. Kemmeter will entertain the Circle next week Wednesday, Feb. 21st.


Mrs. Thos. H. Bill departed on the home trip to Lampman, Canada yesterday.


Miss Bertha Riedel, Mrs. Thos. H. Bill, Alvin Cole and John Ure were Neillsville visitors Wednesday.


Mrs. Oscar Johnson, with Nellie and Harvey, went to Neillsville Wednesday and made a couple of days visit to Mrs. Waterpool.


Mrs. Rand is quite ill at the E. Dixon home since early this week.  Her daughter Mrs. Devos was over from Neillsville and spent Wednesday with her.


Mrs. Will Campbell of route ?, who has been very ill with la grippe the past two weeks, is much improved again.


Mrs. Fred Schlinsog, who has been very ill with kidney trouble the past two weeks, is at this writing slowly recovering.


Fred Pizer, Fred Wright, Fred Grassman and Chas. Beer were county seat visitors on Monday.


Mrs. Martin went to Chili Sunday and made a couple of days visit among relatives.


Mrs. Thomas H. Bill of Lampman, Canada, arrived her Sunday morning in response to a telegraphic message sent to her last week Thursday that her mother Mrs. Louis Plauel was dead.


Mrs. Gus Holtz and Anton Schmidt of Neillsville were he Monday and attended the funeral of the late Mrs. Louis Plauel on Monday.


Emil Prange was at Neillsville Monday morning and continued on through to Marshfield on the return trip that afternoon for a visit with his little daughter, who was then at the hospital in the latter city.


Mr. and Mrs. Seth martin of Auburn, Wash., after a month’s visit with relatives in Pittsburgh, Pa., are again at Loyal Jordan’s since Monday.  They report an especially pleasant trip and visit out east.


Mrs. Adolph Oestriech of Loyal arrived here last Friday for a visit to relatives in the Louis Paluel home, and to attend on Monday, the funeral of the late Mrs. Plauel.


Mrs. Heaslett, who was here caring for Mrs. Gust Breed, went home to Neillsville late last week.  Mrs. Breed is much better again.


Miss Frieda Williams came over from Marshfield Saturday and made an over Sunday visit with relatives and friends at Lynn, and returned to her work at Bakerville on Monday afternoon.


Mrs. Richard Kurth will entertain the Ladies Aid of Rev. Reiff’s parish the last day of this month, Wednesday, Feb. 28th.  All members are cordially invited to attend.


W.P. budge went to Merrillan last Friday and met Miss Clara Seltrecht, who was bringing her little nephew Donald Seltrecht home from the Eau Claire hospital, since which time these young folk are at the W.P. Budge home that Master Donald who is only convalescent may be nearer his physician.


Ben Langreck, Mike Dorst, T.F. Lee, Truman Davis, F.A. Riedel, Rob Rondorf, David Hillert, Albert Schlinsog, Clemens Kuechenmeister, John Pietenpol, Herman and Carl Braatz, Otis Slocomb, A.W. Hales, and John Dietrich went to Wausau Tuesday to be in attendance there that day at the annual meeting of the Farmer’s Cooperative Packing Co.


The funeral of the late Wm. J. Sholtz was held at the Union Church last Saturday, Rev. Grether of the German Reformed Church of Neillsville officiating, and interment was made in the Windfall Cemetery.  Among the Neillsville relatives and friends attending we noticed Mr. and Mrs. Paul Sholtz, Mrs. Wm. M. Sholtz, his mother, Mrs. Max Schroeder, Mrs. Chas. Taube, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Scholtz, Mrs. Carl Karnitz and daughter Clara, August Klann and Mrs. Rudolph Frantz, and Rev. Grether.


Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Neinas of Chili visited his brother Charles and family on Monday.


Mrs. A.L. Devos of Neillsville spent Monday here with relatives in the Ernest Dixon home.


W.J. Thayer arrived home from Milwaukee where he had been in attendance at the Hardware Men’s Convention on Saturday.


Miss Julia Burdick, after a four month stay with her sister, Mrs. Louis Sternitzky, went home to Ontario, Wis. on Wednesday.


Carl Lustig is here from Alabama since late last week when he joined his wife in her visit at the A. Malagoli home on route 4.


Mrs. J.A. Chambers and baby Myrtle Mae of St. Paul came Saturday and made an over Sunday visit at the home of her brother Geo. Fraser.


Henry Burch came up from Racine Saturday to join his family at the Eugene Osgood home and again take up residence in Granton.


Mrs. Lutz of Milwaukee accompanied her sister, Mrs. Gus Deutsch, to Neillsville Monday for an indefinite stay and visit.


Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Neinas came over from Chili Saturday and made an over Sunday visit with relatives in the Aug. Schlinsog family on route 3.


Mrs. Gus Holtz and Mrs. Aug. Holtz of Neillsville were over last Friday on a visit to relatives and old friends.


Mrs. Hatzenbuehler, after a visit to a daughter at Arpin, is here since Saturday evening visiting her daughter, Mrs. Charles, Riedel.


Gus Deutsch moved his household good by freight to Neillsville Saturday.  His family joined him there and took up residence Monday.


Miss Clara Kimball is here from St. Paul since Tuesday on a 20 day visit with relatives in the W.S. Davis home.


Albert Viergutz, accompanied by his nephew Paul Handt, went to Rochester, Minn. on Monday on a visit to relatives and while there Mr. Viergutz will take special treatments at the Mayo Bros. Hospital.


Mrs. Elizabeth St. Germain, an inmate of the Wood County Asylum, an old and infirm soldier’s widow on the U.S. pension roll, has, we were advised last Saturday, had her pension increased from $12 a month to $20 per month.


Mrs. Emil Prange spent Saturday with her little daughter Aurelia at the Marshfield Hospital.  The little one’s grandmother, Mrs. Frank Spiker (Mrs. Prange’s mother), from Cascade has been with the little sufferer there ever since the first day of the child’s stay there.


This office was advised Monday that Elizabeth Fuller, widow of the late John Fuller on route 1 had been placed on the U.S. pension roll under a certificate allowing her pension at the rate of $12 per month from Sept. 21, 1916.


Mr. and Mrs. E.W. Crosby and son Frederick came over from Neillsville and spent the first two days of the week with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Crosby, both of whom were on the sick list.


Mrs. Mabel Welsh was given a very pleasant surprise party at the home of her mother, Mrs. Lon Stevens, last Saturday afternoon when all of her lady friends came in and were entertained at ten, and Mrs. Welsh was made the happy recipient of a number of pretty and useful articles, pleasant reminders of the occasion.




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