News: Granton (1 Dec 1911)


Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon



Surnames: Kintzele, Woodward, Arthur, Davis, Marsh, Beeckler, Roder, Mooney, Wonser, Shaw, Grasser, Rose, Neinas, Albrecht, Huntley, Osgood, Shafer,  Beaver, Bergeman, Hubing, Cole, Krause, Kimball, Roberts, Campbell, Garbush, Schwantes, Lautenbach, Schlinsog, Scholtz, Dorst, Ackerman, Agin, Lee, Hornbeck, Fravert, Trimberger, Kiefer, Wehling, Kempin, Schwarz, Bird,  Wolf, Graves, Rausch, Kemmeter, Mercer, Frei, Ober, Hart, Brandstedter, Rowe, Redmond, Flint, Riedel, Berg, Anderson, Tamm, Hankey, Becker, Neitzel, Pierce, Wage, Lee, Morris, Holtz, Williams, Baer, Pietenpol, Eberhardt, Windover, Hartson, Brooks, Beer, Churchill, Slocomb, Kuechenmeister, Keller, Lockman, Breseman, Hillert, Pischer, Felzer, Schoengarth, Rath, Huff, Roberts, Knorr, Wittkamp, Stichert


----Source: The Granton News (Granton, Clark Co., WI.) 12/1/1911


Granton (1 December 1911)


John Kintzele went to Thorp Monday.


Mrs. Frances Woodward spent Monday here with Mrs. Baer.


J. S. Arthur of Adell came up Monday for a visit at W. J. Davis’.


Vet Marsh came back from Kimberly, Idaho, last week.


Dolph Beeckler transacted business at the county seat last Friday.


Paul Roder and John Mooney spent Tuesday at Marshfield.


Mrs. E. R. Wonser and children went to Waukesha Tuesday to spend the balance of the week.


E. R. Wonser came home from Appleton and Menasha, last Saturday.


Clyde Shaw accompanied by Mrs. C. E. Beeckler his mother, went to Milwaukee, Monday.


Miss Mary Grasser came home from Correctionville, Iowa, last week.


Geo. Rose and Chas. Neinas drove to Neillsville Wednesday on business.


Church services will be held as usual next Sunday evening. Subject, "Thanksgiving."  Everybody welcome!


Mr. and Mrs. Herm Albrecht of Hewettville came Saturday and visited at Geo Huntley’s until Monday noon.


Rella Osgood was at Chili Tuesday.


Adolph Shafer came down from Augusta Friday on a couple weeks visit at Chas. Shafer’s.


Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Beaver, Mr. and Mrs. Gust Bergeman, Mr. and Mrs. Chas Neinas spent Sunday evening at Mike Hubing’s.


Leonard Cole came home from Red Granite, Monday on a month’s vacation and visit.


A brand new baby was delivered at the Joe Krause home last week Wednesday.


Miss Emma Kimball went to St. Paul Wednesday on a weeks visit to her sister Miss Gertrude and her niece Miss Clara Kimball.


Miss Myrtle Roberts went home to Wilton Wednesday to spend the balance of the week.


Mr. and Mrs. Charles Campbell and their nephew Harry Campbell went to Humbird Wednesday for a few days with relatives there.


Dave Garbush came home from Sheboygan last week Thursday, but his wife did not return until Monday.


Mr. and Mrs. Fred Schwantes and children came home Monday from a several days visit with relatives at Spencer.


Mrs. Julius Lautenbach with her 3 youngest children, were over from Neillsville and spent last Friday and Saturday at H. F. Schlinsog’s.


Nellie Dorst and Jennie Ackerman went to Strum Tuesday to stay until Friday.


Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Agin came from Palmyra Tuesday to spend a week at T. F. Lee’s.  Mrs. Agin formerly was Beulah Hornbeck.


Henry Fravert came down from Greenwood Monday for a couple days visit at John Trimberger’s, his son-in-law.


Stillman Huntley came home this week from a 9 months absence at Monticello where he was engaged in farming.


H. Kiefer of Marshfield was in town Tuesday, but owing to the inclement weather the auction he was to cry at Chas Wehling’s was indefinitely postponed. 


Annie and Edith Kempin came over from Chili Saturday and made over Sunday visits with Martha Kempin at the Doc Schwarz home.


Mrs. Jos. Bird, her son John and daughter Ida left for Port Huron, Mich., Tuesday to spend a month with relatives there.


Mr. and Mrs. Fred Wolf came up from Fond du Lac Saturday evening on a visit at Walter Graves’.


Miss Emma Kimball and Gertrude Davis went to Neillsville Friday evening to spend Saturday in dental chairs.


Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Rose, Mrs. Dan Rausch, Mrs. John Rausch, Mrs. P. J. Kemmeter were Marshfield visitors, Saturday.


John Mercer was at Marshfield Wednesday.


Mrs. Geo Frei sold her Neillsville residence property Tuesday, for $500.


Mr. and Mrs. Leland Davis and baby Minerva spent Thanksgiving at Rice Davis’ in Bethel.


H. H. Ober has been quite under the weather the past two weeks and confined to his home.


Mrs. John Garbush of Scott, Sheboygan County, is here since last Friday visiting among relatives.


Mr. A. Shafer of Coon Rapids, Ia., after a 5 days visit at his nephew Chas Shafer’s in Shortville went to Marshfield on Friday to visit a brother.


Mrs. Norman Hart and daughter Alice and Zella Brandstedter of Humbird spent Thanksgiving here with the Geo Hart family.


Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Rowe and Mr. and Mrs. Geo K. Redmond of Neillsville attended the funeral of Mrs. Flint here last Friday afternoon.


Emil Riedel who fears he is suffering with a cancer upon his face went to Rochester, Minn., Monday to consult the Mayo Bros. regarding the same.


Mr. and Mrs. Carl Berg went to Blair Monday to attend the funeral of Mrs. Berg’s mother, Mrs. Anderson, who dies there last Friday.


Albert Tamm returned to Brillion Wednesday after a visit between the Fred Hankey and Otto Becker families.


Bolts are beginning to arrive at the mill yard. The coming season is expected to be a very busy one as Mr. Kemmeter has contracted for more than 3,000 cords.


Miss Laura Neitzel who for several months past has been the pianist in the Unique Theater at Marshfield came home Tuesday to stay until after Thanksgiving.


Mr. and Mrs. Norman Pierce came down from Duluth Wednesday for a visit at T. D. Wage’s.  Mrs. Pierce will stay until after Christmas, but Mr. Pierce leaves for Minneapolis yet this week.


The Mesdames N. E. Lee, Price Lee, L. G. Morris, Hale Davis, August Holtz, Willis Williams, F. J. Baer, the Misses Ora and Myrtle Davis and Vera Pietenpol were Neillsville visitors, Saturday.


The Thanksgiving program given at the opera house Monday was well attended in spite of the stormy weather and netted the school over $16.00. The youngsters did well.


Mrs. Albert Eberhardt came up from Scott, Friday and after spending a few days at Henry Garbush’s went to Neillsville to visit between the families of her brothers-in-law Richard and H. H. Eberhardt.


Hiram Windover a former resident hereabouts who went to Oregon about 8 years ago purchased there at that time a ranch for $4,500 which he has just sold for $13,000.  He has bought residence property and moved into the city of The Dalles, Oregon.


Mrs. H. H. Hartson came down from Greenwood last Saturday and remained until Monday afternoon visiting at Geo Brooks.  Her son Fred who came down with her remained and today left with Mrs. Brooks for Morristown, S. D. in the hope that his health may be benefited by a sojourn there.


August Beer of Ebbe was in town Wednesday.


Mr. Churchill who for the past seven years has made his home here with his daughter, Mrs. P. J. Kemmeter left on Saturday for Helena, Arkansas to escape the severe winter here and to spend several months with a daughter at that place.  He stopped in Milwaukee while enroute for a short visit with her (his) son, Dr. B. P. Churchill of that city.


Mary Slocomb became 12 years old last Saturday and charmingly entertained 30 of her young friends at a party that afternoon.  A unique feature of the party was favors for each hidden in the depths of a huge pumpkin shell, the strings tied to them, only projecting.  Each guest securing an end following it up came upon his or her prize. The guests left soon after supper, leaving many pretty and substantial remembrances of the day in gifts bestowed upon her.


Mrs. P. J. Kemmeter and her two children Rose and Stanley7 are making preparations for their departure on next Wednesday for Los Angeles, Cal., where they will join Mr. Kemmeter’s oldest son and spend several months.  During their absence Mr. Kemmeter and his daughter, Miss Edna will keep house in rooms over the store which they already have in readiness.


At night all things look alike.  A man at Phillips went hunting the other night and in the darkness shot and killed his two horses which he had tied to a tree and which he mistook for deer.  Several nights ago as Mr. and Mrs. Clemens Kuechenmeister returned from a visit to a neighbor they noticed in the dim light of the moon what looked like a rabbit running around in their yard.  As Mrs. Kuechenmeister is very fond of Hasenpfeffer she urged her husband to run to the house for his gun, as the rabbit must not be allowed to get away.  Clemens who usually kills at his first shot rushed toward his prey. It was only a piece of paper which was blown around the yard by the wind.


Robert Keller, Walter Riedel, Emil Lockman, Theo Breseman, Mike Hubing, Gottlieb Hillert, Geo. Frei, Willie Pischer, Geo Brooks, Barney Felzer, the Mesdames C. Brooks, H. Schoengarth, R. Rath, W. Huff, the misses Myrtle Roberts, Myrtle Knorr, Ora Marsh, Alma Wittkamp and Clara Hubing were at Neillsville, Tuesday.


Notice - My wife having left me without cause whatsoever, I here with notify anyone that I will not be responsible for any debts contracted by her.  Henry Stichert, Granton R. 2




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