News: Granton (22 Dec 1911)


Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon



Surnames: Davis, Tompkins, Herman, Gotter, Martin, Bladl, Drewery, Stockwell, Free, Baer, Eisenhart, Hart, Grassman, Schoengarth, Neinas, Schwarz, Kintzele, Morris, Toptine, Wage, Roehl, Marsh, Dopp, Ure, Rose, Teatz, Garbush, Gassow, Jensen, Daughhetee, Baker, Winn, Deutsch, Hillert, Lichte, Holmes, Shippe, Loeffler, Gluch, Kemmeter, Storm, Washburn, Schlinsog, Hubing, Gerzemehle, Marg, Mempin, Enckhausen, Riedel, Rath, Holz, Grasser, Wagner, Guth, Kriswald, Winn, Zwick, Winter, Preston, Lammers, Ogle, Wischulke, Knorr, Rausch, Storm, Wonser, Sniteman, Phillips, Bradbury, Townsend, Stange, Flynn, Eberhardt, Neverman, Crocker, Brooks, Cornelius, Wolf, Youmans


----Source: The Granton News (Granton, Clark Co., WI.) 12/22/1911


(22 December 1911)


Mrs. Hale Davis spent Saturday at Marshfield.


Mr. J. M. Tompkins spent Saturday at Chili.


John Herman made a trip to the county seat Monday.


Robert Gotter went to Eau Claire Monday.


Mrs. Martin and daughter of Chili visited John Bladl’s Monday.


State school inspector Drewery of Waldo was here in his official capacity Monday.


Ethel Stockwell and Gladys Free of Neillsville spent Sunday morning here with Mrs. Baer.


Henry Eisenhart has charge of the Fred Hart meat market during Fred’s absence, probably of two weeks.


Fred Grassman, his daughter Esther and son Leo were at Neillsville Sunday.


Herman Schoengarth arrived home from Glendive, Montana, Sunday night, and will probably remain with his family until next March.


Chas. Neinas, Dr. Schwarz, John Kintzele and Levi Morris were Chili visitors Monday.


Newton Toptine came down from Athens last week Thursday and remained until Saturday.


Gladys Wage came home from Humbird Friday evening and remained until Sunday noon.


The Mystic Workers enjoyed a social hop at the M. W. A. Hall last Saturday evening.


Mr. I. W. Morris left early this week for Hayward where he has a position as operator.


The Juniors enjoyed a social hop at the Beaver Hall Saturday night. Frank Roehl and Ralph Marsh furnished the music.


Mr. and Mrs. Fred Dopp, John Ure, Harry Rose, Miss Anna Teatz and Dave Garbush were Neillsville visitors, Wednesday.


Mrs. Frieda Gassow of Whitehall after a days visit at Peter Jensen’s went home on Wednesday.


Mr. and Mrs. John Daughhetee of Richland Center came up last week Thursday and remained until Tuesday, guests at his brother Jerry’s.


Mr. and Mrs. James Baker and son Donald went to New Lisbon Tuesday in response to news of the serious illness of a paternal aunt of Mr. Baker’s there.


Mrs. Webb Winn returned from Nebraska Tuesday.


Gust Deutsch Sundayed under the parental roof at Neillsville


School closed last Friday and will no re-open until after New Years.


Dave Hillert went to Marshfield Friday.


Geo A. Ure and A. J. Knorr went to Menasha on business last Friday.


Bush Davis spent Friday at Heathville.


Walter, the infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Lichte is very ill with eczema.


Miss Inez Holmes is expected home from Berrien Springs, Mich., this morning for the holiday vacation only.


There will be a Christmas song service and Bible Study at the church next Sunday evening to which all are cordially invited.


Wm Shippe of Hutchinson, Kansas, accompanied his uncle John Daughhetee to Richland Center, from here, Tuesday.


Mrs. Carl Loeffler spent Wednesday with her daughter Mrs. August Gluch at Neillsville.


Miss Elsie Grassman has accepted a clerkship in P. J. Kemmeter’s store.


Wm Storm was somewhat under the weather suffering with rheumatism, last week.


The S. M. Marsh and A. B. Marsh families autoed over from Neillsville Sunday.


Mr. and Mrs. R. T. Washburn of Lynn autoed over and visited friends here Sunday.


Mr. and Mrs. August Schlinsog Jr. spent Sunday at Fred Lichte’s.


A Cinch party Monday evening at the home of Mrs. Nick Hubing was enjoyed by a large company of young people.


Mrs. Gerzemehle spent the fore part of the week at her brother Albert Marg’s in Fremont.


Mr. and Mrs. Albert Sternitzky and Mr. and Mrs. Fred Garbush spent Sunday with Mrs. Dora Garbush at the Paul Garbush home.


Wm. Roehl enjoyed a surprise party last Saturday evening his 22nd birthday.


A very pleasant joint birthday celebration was had at the Wellie Davis home last Saturday evening for Mr. Davis and his sister-in-law Martha Mempin (Kempin).


Miss Laura Gerzemehle suffered a most painful accident Sunday evening in running against the hot stove pipe and severely burning her right cheek.


H. Enckhausen of Sparta was in town, Wednesday.


Miss Emma Riedel entertained the young ladies’ needlecraft club last Saturday.


At a special meting of the Lynn Telephone Co. held here last Saturday afternoon it was voted to amend its charter by doubling its stock.


Herman Schoengarth, Dr. Rath, Mr. and Mrs. August Holz, Miss Mary Grasser, S. R. Davis and Wm Wagner were Neillsville visitors, Tuesday.


C. A. Guth sold his creamery and residence property here to Alex Kriswald of Clintonville. The new owner is to have possession the first of next month.


Fred Hart left for Castleton, Ontario, Tuesday evening on a couple weeks vacation and visit, his four children accompanied him as far as Humbird where Mrs. Hart will join them tomorrow and make an over Christmas visit.


The Mesdames Guy Winn, Fred Zwick, Chas Neinas, Mr. and Mrs. John Daughhetee, H. Winter, and daughter Miss Della and Miss Ora Marsh were among the Neillsville visitors, Monday.


Mr. and Mrs. Frank Preston and baby Evelyn, Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Lammers and Mrs. Ogle left Monday night for Cascade and other Sheboygan County points to spend the holidays and visit relatives.


Walter Wischuelke has so far this fall, succeeded in capturing an even two dozen natural born active atomizers, distributors of strong, permeating scents whose fur and fat have a good marketable value and sold as skunk hides and oil netted him a neat sum.


Last week new cash registers were installed in the Knorr-Rausch Hardware Co. and P. J. Kemmeter stores.  These machines are wonders in operation and practically take the place of a book keeper.  New registers were also installed recently in the Wm Storm and H. Wegner saloons.


The Mesdames E. R. Wonser, A. J. Knorr, D. S. Rausch, F. J. Baer and Miss Myrtle Knorr attended the installation of O. E. S. officers at Neillsville Tuesday evening when the following named were installed: Mrs. C. C. Sniteman, Worthy Matron; Jas. A. Phillips, Worthy Patron; Mrs. E. L. Bradbury, Alternate Matron; Mrs. Townsend, Secretary; Carl Strange, Treasurer; Miss Hazel Flynn, Conductress; Mrs. H. Eberhardt, Alternate Conductress; Mrs. Jas. Phillips, Chaplin; Mrs. F. J. Baer, Marshall; Miss Alice Neverman, organist; Miss Blanche Crocker, Adah; Mrs. J. Brooks, Ruth; Miss Leda Cornelius, Esther; Miss Ethel Stockwell, Martha; Miss Jessie Wolf, Electa; Mrs. Geo. Ure, Warder, Guy C. Youmans, Sentinel


Chas Kapka was in town on telephone business, Wednesday.


We are at present enjoying a snow storm.


Married - At the home of Mr. and Mrs. Cook, in the town of Baking, John Biscuitson and Miss Marion Meal; with Rev. Robert Yeast performing the ceremony.  Among the many wedding gifts was a sack of "Big Diamond" flour by Charles Neinas of Granton.




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