News: Granton (29 Dec 1911)


Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon



Surnames: Neinas, Grabe, Davis, Zorn, Wittkamp, Frei, Speiser, Bender, Smith, Tischer, Gerzemehle, Cole, Bruss, Greeler, Graves, Wright, Crosby, Ross, Barber, Jahr, Drescher, Kurth, Krueger, Riedel, Kohl, Babcock, Finnegan, Schoengarth, Bladl, Bradbury, Schune, Snyder, Kemmeter, Rausch, Baer, Knorr, Jackisch, Beeckler, Krause, Bundy, Smith, Pierce, Hagen, Lautenbach, Neitzel, Hart, Hefty, Patno, Sternitzky, Nygaard, Chapel, Sontag, McHugh, Bowen, Paulson, Donahue, Hantke, Anding, Gress, Mahn, Schune, Wood, Drewery, Knorr, Ross, Huff, Welsh, Barth, Hanson, Brinker, Ferris, Witte, Finner, Winn, Scoles, Hubing, Eubanks, Frant, Schwantes, Allbaugh, Robinson, Hillishiem, Beighley, Roberts, Eberhardt


----Source: The Granton News (Granton, Clark Co., WI.) 12/29/1911


Granton (29 December 1911)


Chas Neinas made a business trip to Green Bay.


Miss Mabel Grabe came home from Madison, Friday.


Fred Davis has been quite under the weather since Wednesday.


Mrs. Frank Zorn was at Marshfield last Friday.


Mrs. Wittkamp went to Chicago last Friday on a visit to relatives.


Mr. and Mrs. Wm Zorn and two children went to Brillion Saturday on a week’s visit.


Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Frei spent Saturday at John Speiser’s in Town of Lynn.


Mrs. H. L. Bender and son David went to Richland Center last Friday on a two weeks visit at David Smith’s, her father.


Wm. Tischer of Neillsville spent Tuesday here with his aunt, Mrs. Gerzemehle.


Leonard Cole was a Neillsville visitor Tuesday evening.


Albert Bruss and family came down from Abbotsford Tuesday to visit at Chas Greeler’s.


The Walter Graves’ household in York is entertaining relatives from Oakfield since Monday. 


Vernon Wright is working for the Connor Lumber Company at Laona.


Mr. and Mrs. Rice Davis of Arpin came over Sunday on a visit to relatives here.


Mr. and Mrs. Emery Crosby and son Frederick spent Monday here as guest s of Dr. and Mrs. P. M. Ross.


Mr. Barber of Sheboygan County came up Saturday on a several days visit to his daughter Mrs. P. M. Ross.


Ed Jahr and Miss Clara Drescher are in Milwaukee since Saturday.


Robert Kurth’s daughters Hilda and Leona are visiting their aunt Minnie, Mrs. Krueger at Milwaukee since last Saturday.


The Misses Clara and Ida Drescher with their gentlemen friends came up from Milwaukee Saturday to spend the Christmas vacation with relatives and friends here.


Mrs. Augusta Riedel and daughter Alma spent Christmas in the Lorenz Kohl home at Marshfield.


Mr. and Mrs. Chas Babcock of Neillsville were Christmas guests at Jas. Finnegan’s.


Judge O. W. Schoengarth and his dad autoed over from Neillsville, on Christmas.


Mr. and Mrs. John Bladl spent Monday and Tuesday with relatives at Chili.


Dr. E. L. Bradbury was over last Friday to see Miss Mary Schune who was very ill.


Elsie Snyder of Neillsville was the guest of Edna Kemmeter Monday and Tuesday.


Happy New Year!  Make it real happy by using Big Diamond flour; sold by Charles Neinas of Granton.


A genuine north-eastern set in early Tuesday morning and by night snow to the depth of a foot covered the world in all directions, as far as our eye could see.


Mr. and Mrs. Dan Rausch entertained several families at dinner, Christmas.


Mr. and Mrs. Frank Baer and baby Stella came down from Wausau Saturday and remained over Christmas, guests at Ye Editor’s.


Myrtle Knorr expects to leave for Madison next Tuesday to resume her music studies at the university.


Mr. and Mrs. Robert Jackisch and Mrs. Price Beeckler all of Dubuque, Iowa, came up Saturday; Price following on Monday, for a visit among relatives here.


Lynn Knorr came up from Madison where he is enjoying his last year at the University, Saturday, to spend his vacation with dad and mother.


Walter Krause went to Mendota last week and came home on Saturday bringing his mother Mrs. Herman Krause who has been a patient in the state hospital there for several years past, home with him.


Miss Winifred Bundy who is teaching near Madison came up Saturday on a visit at Lew Smith’s.


Mrs. Norman Pierce was called home to Duluth Wednesday, Mr. Pierce having been taken with an attack of appendicitis and underwent an operation for relief of same.


Fred Davis will ship a load of cattle and calves January 2.


Albert Davis and his uncle S. R. Davis went to Eau Claire Wed. evening, on business.


Mrs. Hagen came up from Waupaca Wednesday to visit Mrs. Nancy Johnson.


Theresa Lautenbach came over from Neillsville Monday and spent 3 days here among relatives.


A dance will be given at the Granton opera house New Years night, January 1.


Miss Laura Neitzel came over from Marshfield Tuesday, just for a day at home.


Roy Hart and Lydia Neinas went o Marshfield Tuesday to visit their respective relatives there.


Mr. and Mrs. John Hefty of Chili visited relatives here the first of the week.


Mr. and Mrs. Chas Patno and daughter returned to St. Paul Wednesday after a 5 days visit at John Patno’s.


Walter Sternitzky went to Marshfield Tuesday and met Miss Nygaard, a lady friend from Oshkosh who came up on a visit.


Chas. Chapel and family were over from Marshfield and spent Christmas at Geo. Hart’s.


Julius Sontag of St. Paul took Jas. McHugh’s place as conductor on the passenger train during the holidays.


R. W. Bowen of Augusta spent several days at Ross Paulson’s and went home on Wednesday.


Mrs. John Donahue and son John came up from Fond du Lac Thursday morning and spent the day here among old friends. They left for Wilson on the evening train.


Mrs. Baer did abstract work at Neillsville Tuesday and while there was with Helene, the guest of her friend Mrs. Louis Hantke.


Ben Beeckler came home from Canada last week.  Mike Hughes Jr. was a traveling companion of his between Winnipeg, Canada and St. Paul, Minn., but Mike went to Rochester, Minn., from St. Paul and spent a day before coming here.


Miss Helene Anding came home from Neillsville Tuesday accompanied by her sister, Mrs. Sherman Gress and the latter’s two little ones who are spending the balance of the week under the parental roof.


Mrs. John Mahn came over from Neillsville Tuesday for a visit at the Wm. Schune home and to assist in the care of her sister Miss Mary Schune.


A new teacher from Eau Claire a Stevens Point Normal graduate has been engaged to act as assistant to Principal Milo Wood when school re-opens January 8th.


It seems Inspector Drewery takes delight in making all the expense he possibly can, and so he has ordered that the eleventh grade must be discontinued unless the school board have the vacant room fitted up and employ one more teacher. The board has decided to do the latter.


Miss Myrtle Knorr’s scholars gave a recital at her home Monday evening which was followed by a music guessing contest in which Hillery Ross and Vera Huff carried off the prizes.  The occasion was enjoyed greatly by all present.


Asst. Superintendent Welsh of Eau Claire spent last Friday here on railroad business. The Editor acknowledges a pleasant call.  Mr. Welsh informed us that the main object of his visit was to look up the dangerous crossings hereabouts and to recommend the installment of such danger signals as may be best for the protection of the public.


The Misses Bertha Barth and Anna Hanson spent the first of the week at their homes in Nasonville.


Mrs. Henry Brisker and daughter Margaret of Mashota after a 5 days visit at Frank Ferris’ left for home on Wednesday.


H. C. Witte’s store was broken into by sneak thieves, Saturday night.  It is not known at to the amount of goods stolen.


Paul Finner, Miss Bertha Winn, James Scoles, Mrs. Will Huff and daughter Vera, Mrs. Will Hubing, the Misses Vera and Pearl Beeckler, Myrtle Knorr and Elinor Eubanks were Neillsville visitors Wednesday.


The Misses Ora and Maria Davis went to Greenwood Wednesday on a 5 days visit among relatives in that vicinity.


Mr. and Mrs. Frant of Spencer came down Saturday and remained until Wednesday, guests at the Fred Schwantes home at Pleasant Ridge Creamery.


Adam Allbaugh and daughters Grace and Nora drove in from Spokeville Wednesday and met Mrs. Ora Robinson his sister, and the Misses Flossie and Hazel Hillishiem his nieces and Mrs. J. W. Beighley all of Viola, Richland County, who came up for a visit.


Miss Myrtle Roberts underwent an operation at an Eau Claire hospital last week for appendicitis and is recovering rapidly now.  She, with Miss Eberhardt is expected to report here for duty all O. K. when school re-opens January 8th.


The marriage of Miss Bertha Winn and Mr. P. F. Finner was solemnized at the home of the bride’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Webb Winn at 9 o’clock Thursday morning December 29, 1911.




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