News: Granton Locals #1 (13 Jul 1917)


Surnames: Frost, Beecher, Sanger, Schroeder, Goldamer, Viergutz, Kemmeter, Steinhaus, Wonser, Lee, Braatz, Hubing, Kurth, Reiff, Ohm

----Source: Granton News (Granton, Clark County, Wis.) 07/13/1917

Miss Myrtle Frost of Stevens Point is here visiting Miss Lulu Beecher since Wednesday.

Mr. and Mrs. Will Sanger of Chili, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Schroeder and Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Ohm of Marshfield, with Mr. and Mrs. Carl Goldamer and Mrs. Julius Goldamer of Neillsville, spent Sunday with the Albert Viergutz family on route 3.

It is openly charge in Congress that the Council of National Defense is letting contracts for war supplies to its own members at exorbitant prices, but what else is to be expected when the council is composed of the very men who control the output of this country.

Mr. and Mrs. P.J. Kemmeter are leaving by auto yet this week to join relatives from the west, enroute to Boston, Mass, in a visit in Milwaukee.

Max Steinhaus of Waukesha joined hi family here at the E.R. Wonser home Wednesday and they continued on to Neillsville yesterday to visit his brother and family who live on a farm north of that city.

Mr. and Mrs. T.F. Lee went to Neillsville Wednesday and visited at their son Vint’s there until next day when Mr. Lee continued on to Eau Claire and brought their son Dale home from the hospital there. Mrs. Lee returned home from Neillsville with them that afternoon.

Henry Braatz and Arthur Hubing autoed to Grand Rapids and Rudolph last week Thursday and while at Rudolph purchased two pure bred jet black Percheron mares. Arthur remained over and brought the two mares, one with a colt by her side, home, arriving here all o.k. Saturday evening. Herman Braatz and Arthur Kurth were with them on the trip, but did not purchase horses.

Rev. J. Reiff and daughter Charlotte went to Watertown Tuesday where Charlotte is since visiting relatives while Rev. Reiff continued on to Milwaukee, and is attending the synod there, expecting to return home next week Thursday. There will be Sunday morning services at his church at the usual hour, even though he is absent.



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