News: Granton Locals #2 (29 Jun 1917)


Surnames: Brooks, Davidson, Montgomery, Gibson, Sparks, Machel, Steuerwald, Reisner, Schoengarth, Holmes, Peterson, Canfield, McClaflin, Mallory, Parsons, Knorr, Beecher, Kintzele, Downer, Sternitzky, Zwick, Lautenbach, Lezotte, Miller, Merrill, Renne, Lutz, Goebel, Garbush, Deutsch, Palmer, Nickel, Jaeckel, Dietrich, Berger, Bender, Zanow, Witte, Geffert, Hasz, Davis, Vogel, Lichte, Wren, West, Johnson, Worchel, Billy, Hipke, Fields, Norman, Wentworth, Schuelke, Viergutz, Dubes, Downer, Boley, Beeckler, Hart, Arndt, Furlong, Bentz, Altenburg, Shafer, Thomas, Holway, Baer, Thiede, Schwerten, , Schlinsog, Riedel, Lavey, Rasmussen, Kimball, Malagoli, Luster, Clawson, Willard, Deutsch, Larson, Chandler, Beaver, McMahon, Sutherland, Furgeson, Stettler, Smith, Miller, Paulson, Lovell, Cerkopf, Elmhorst, Voigt, Bill, Hamilton

----Source: Granton News (Granton, Clark County, Wis.) 06/29/1917

Chas. Brooks was at Marshfield Saturday.

James Davidson was here from Chili on Monday.

Mrs. Amelia Montgomery was a Neillsville visitor on Monday.

Mrs. Tom Gibson of Chili called on town friends Monday.

Miss Helen Sparks was at Marshfield between trains last Saturday.

Robert Machel came home from the Twin Cities Tuesday.

Mrs. Chas. Steuerwald and daughter Elma returned from their visit at Elroy on Tuesday.

Crandall’s Orchestra will give a dance at Chili tomorrow, Saturday night.

Mrs. Herman Schoengarth spent Wednesday with relatives at Neillsville.

Miss Gertrude Holmes arrived home from Hawthorne where she taught the past year, on Monday.

Leo Peterson went to Neillsville Saturday evening on a visit to his best girl

Mrs. Howard Canfield and baby Robert, with Carl McClaflin, spent Tuesday with friends at Neillsville.

Mr. Wilson Mallory left for Unity and Stanley Saturday on a weekend trip.

Frank A. Parsons, income tax commissioner of Black River Falls, was here on official business Monday.

The Misses Myrtle and Shirley Knorr are home from Chicago and Milwaukee since Saturday evening.

Miss Hazel Sparks went to Marshfield Saturday to accept a position in the Llewellyn Beecher home near there.

Mrs. Leonard Cole and her sister-in-law Rachel Cole are home from Ogdensburg since Monday.

The Misses Lulu Beecher and Helen Sparks went to Neillsville Saturday evening on a visit to Miss Mildred Kintzele.

Noble Downer, Ed Sternitzky, Fred Zwick, August Lautenbach, W. Lezotte and Alvin Cole were Neillsville visitors on Saturday.

Miss Mary Miller and her niece Ruth Merrill, with Harry Renne of Veefkind, were guests in the L. Stevens home last Friday.

Mr. and Mrs. Henry Lutz are here from Milwaukee since Saturday visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Goebel, her brothers John and Paul, and other relatives.

Mrs. Ernest Garbush is home from her visit to her parents at Springfield, Minn. since Monday. She visited her brother Fred at Centuria on the return trip.

Mr. and Mrs. E.R. Wonser and daughter Elizabeth autoed to Unity Sunday and spent the day with relatives in the Fred Wonser family, and brought Mermal home from her week’s visit there.

Paul Goebel, with Mr. and Mrs. Lutz of Milwaukee, went to Neillsville Monday on a visit to G.C. Deutsch and family. Paul returned home that evening, while Mr. and Mrs. Lutz remained for a more extended visit.

Mrs. Dan Palmer and baby May, and Mrs. Aug. Nickel went to Lake Mills Wednesday on a several weeks visit among relatives and to attend the wedding of a cousin of Mrs. Palmer’s.

Miss Magdalene Jaeckel of Fort Atkinson, after a week’s visit with her cousin Mrs. Henry Dietrich on route 2, continued on to Neillsville Saturday to visit relatives in the H. Berger home.

Geo. Brooks arrived here from Morristown, S.D. Tuesday to visit relatives and old friends a day or two. Then he will leave on the return trip with his daughter Miss Frances in their Ford, yet this week.

L.H. Bender went to Richland Center Tuesday on a 10 day pleasure trip and visit to relatives. The particular feature of this visit will be his attendance at the 60th wedding anniversary of his parents there, this week.

Paul Zanow of Walla Walla, Wash., a student at a Lutheran Seminary in Milwaukee, with Gerhardt Hasz last year, has accepted a clerkship in the H.C. Witte store and is marking his home with the H.C. Witte family since coming here early last week.

Student Rudolph Geffert of Arlington Heights, Ill., a nephew of Rev. Hasz’s, who occupied the pulpit in the Mapleworks Lutheran Church last Sunday, left for Wausau Monday and from there will go to Reed City, Mich., his old home, for a visit with old friends and neighbors before returning to Illinois.

Robert, son of Mr. and Mrs. Hale Davis, met with what might have been a very serious accident while shooting off some firecrackers Wednesday evening, and a fragment of one of the crackers flew into his face, blinding his eyes quite badly. Dr. Murphy is attending the little fellow and it is thought that the injury may be repaired without serious results.

Mr. and Mrs. Gustave Lutz and Richard Vogel, all of Cleveland, Manitowoc Co., came last week Friday and are visiting between the Adolph and Fred Lichte and Oscar Franks homes. The visitors, with Adolph Lichte, made an extensive tour of the county by auto Sunday and with Oscar Franks, autoed to Colby on Wednesday.

Miss Julia Bentz came up from Milwaukee two weeks ago and stopped off at Marshfield where she remained, caring for youngest sister Clara, a patient at St. Joseph’s Hospital there until a day or two ago, when Clara had sufficiently recovered and was brought home. Miss Julia will sepnd the summer here under the parental roof.

Miss Norma Wren and Rose West of Neillsville spent yesterday here with their aunt, Mrs. Oscar Johnson.

Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Worchel spent yesterday with her grandmother Mrs. Wm. Schoengarth at the Marshfield Hospital.

Mike Billy and his 4-year-old daughter Helen made another trip to Marshfield Wednesday to consult Dr. Hipke in regard to the child’s eye.

Mrs. Robert Fields and baby of Butte, Mont. are here since Wednesday visiting relatives in the Ralph Hatch family.

Erwin Brooks came home from Milwaukee Tuesday.

Howard Wentworth, after a several days visit here with his nephew Rush Wentworth, went home to Winona, Minn. on Saturday.

Carl Schuelke went to Cobb Monday to visit his son C.W. and family. He will be absent a week on this pleasure trip.

Reinhold Viergutz, who accompanied his parent’s home from Rochester Minn., some time since, returned to his home there last Monday.

Mrs. C.W. Dubes, after a several weeks visit with her sister Mrs. Frank Downer and other relatives, went home to Janesville on Monday.

Mr. and Mrs. W.J. Davis were called to Milwaukee Tuesday by the sudden death there of a nephew, one Loren Davis, a young man of 25 summers.

Chas. Boley and family of Sheboygan are expected to arrive here by auto next Sunday on a visit to relatives in the E.A. Beeckler family.

Fred Hart and family autoed to Humbird Sunday and brought Mr. and Mrs. Silas Delano home with them that evening.

Mrs. Henry Sternitzky came home from her visit at Reedsburg, Loganville, Janesville and other state points on Tuesday, accompanied by her grandson Chester Arndt of Neillsville.

Mr. and Mrs. John Furlong of Chicago, after spending most of last week with her sisters, the Misses Julia and Clara Bentz at the Marshfield Hospital where the latter was so very ill, came over here Saturday evening to spend a few days with her parents, Mrs. and Mrs. Albert Bentz, of R. 4.

Miss Gladys Altenburg came up from Grand Rapids where she had attended training school the past year, Tuesday and visited her cousin Mrs. Lester Shafer here for a week before elaving for her home in North Dakota.

Judge F.S. Thomas and son Cyrus of Lisbon, N.D., autoed over from Neillsville Wednesday afternoon with Wm. Holway on a visit to the Baers

Mrs. Herman Thiede, her son Ewald, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Schwerten and Mrs. Walter Schlinsog autoed to Marshfield Wednesday and spent the afternoon with the latter’s mother, Mrs. Augusta Riedel, a patient at the hospital.

A meeting of the farmers of this vicinity will be held at the Granton Opera House today, Saturday, for the purpose of considering the advisability of organizing a farmers’ cooperative elevator co.

Mr. and Mrs. Frank Lavey and son Harold went to Marshfield yesterday to attend the funeral of little Elizabeth Rasmussen, a child of 2 years, and a relatives who died of pneumonia on Tuesday.

The Misses Hulda and Anita Schoengarth returned home from the Marshfield Hospital where they had been visiting their mother since last week Tuesday evening.

Miss Gertrude Kimball came over from Marshfield for an over Sunday visit with relatives in the W.S. Davis home. Miss Kimball has resigned her position as stenographer with a Minneapolis concern and has accepted a similar one with the Connor Lumber Co. at Marshfield.

Mrs. A. Malagoli and her two grandchildren, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. Luster, went to Minneapolis Sunday and attended the Hagenbach-Wallace Circus there Tuesday. This circus employs Mr. and Mrs. Carl Luster, the children’s parents. Mrs. Malagoli and her little charges arrived home here Wednesday morning.

Mrs. R.H. Clawson and daughter Miss Inez Clawson of Clear Lake, Minn., arrived here on a visit to the V.A. Willard family of Loyal on Tuesday.

Mrs. Gus Deutsch and daughter Nancy and Beatrice came over from Neillsville Tuesday and spent the afternoon with Mrs. Kearney Davis and daughters Charlotte and Maurine.

Mrs. Ole P. Larson of route 4, with two of her children returned home from their visit at St. Paul on Saturday.

Mrs. Chandler and baby Edith of Neillsville spent Wednesday afternoon here with Mr. Chandler, who is doing some sign painting for W.M. Winn & Son.

Mrs. Geo Beaver and daughter Rosetta, Mrs. Justin Johnson and her mother Mrs. Elizabeth McMahon, Mrs. H. F. Schlinsog were Neillsville visitors on Friday.

John Sutherland went home to Sparta Tuesday. J.L Furgeson accompanied him as far as Neillsville that morning.

Mrs. Earl Stettler and baby, after a ten day visit with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lue Smith of route 1, went home to Highland Friday.

Mr. and Mrs. Dell Lovell and their sons Archie, Nyle and Louis, with the latter’s wife and baby, Sidney Dean, autoed here from Reedsburg, Wednesday and visited relatives and old friends here until today, when they are continuing on to their old home at Rice Lake by auto to remain until after the 4th, then return to Reedsburg where Dell is engaged at farming.

John Miller, John Renne and Ben Deutsche, all of Veefkind, were guests at the Ross Paulson home last Friday.

Mr. and Mrs. Paul Cerkopf, newlyweds of St. Paul, after a week’s visit with relatives in the Louis Elmhorst home in the town of Lynn, continued on toward home Friday evening. The Elmhorsts, it will be remembered, are the new owners of the Herman Voigt farm on Route 2.

From a letter written by the Thos. H. Bill family at Lampman, Canada, we learn that they have recently had the pleasure of entertaining Mr. and Mrs. Rudolph Viergutz and their children, with Mr. and Mrs. T. Hamilton, relatives of Mrs. Viergutz, all of whom live a distance of 35 miles from the Bill family. They report all well and glad to hear from home friends through the Granton News.



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