News: Granton Locals (20 Jul 1917)


Surnames: Galbreath, Dahlke, Harding, Vedder, Johnson, Owen, Rose, Welsh, Kohl, Schlinsog, Miller, Dyer, Sherrett, Reiff, Lange, Andregg, Seidelman, Atkin, Winter, Davis, Irving, Downer, Winn, Squires, Neff, Spillers, Buchanan, Gourlie, Stevens, Javorak, Chapel, Cannon, Hales, Neeg, Creigo, Thierk, Witt, Mills, Fischer, Riedel, Kropp, Rigby, Hubing, Hillman, Ehrhardt, Durst, Kimball, Van Brunt, Haltaufderheide, Rezin, Bladl, Dufran, Hayden, Huebner, Creviston, Rounseville, Beaver, Wonser, Donahue, Spillers, Knorr, Witte, Eberhardt, Schaefer, O’Brien, Larson, Dixon, Devos, Southerland, Uhl, Dopp, Muir, Peterson, Beecher, Fradette, Hohenstein, Manthey, Willman, Hosley, Strey, Schuelke, Kemmeter, Schlinsog, Neinas, Huber, Remus, Markham, Stockwell, Rausch, Baer, Churchill, Dangers, Lowery, Schuld, Houser, Hodges, Wegner, Klemme, Markwardt, Slocomb, Dux, Linster, Wegner, Hoth, Heronymus, Beeckler, Pickett, Daniels, Lillie, Gilbert, Marsh, Albright, Reiff, Braatz

----Source: Granton News (Granton, Clark County, Wis.) 07/20/1917

Roscoe Galbreath and W.F. Dahlke were Neillsville visitors on Saturday.

Abel Harding was here from Chili on business on Saturday.

Dr. Vedder of Marshfield autoed over last Friday on professional business.

Miss Rose Johnson of Milwaukee, after a visit at Chas. Owen’s in the town of Loyal, went home Monday.

The Misses Esther Welsh and Elva Rose went to Plymouth yesterday on a visit to relatives.

Mrs. Lorenz Kohl of Marshfield spent Wednesday here with her sister, Mrs. Walter Schlinsog.

Mrs. J.A. Miller of route 3 left for Polar Grove, Ill. Wednesday on a visit to relatives.

Miss Martha Dyer of Fond du Lac spent the week here with her sister Mrs. Ezra Sherrett on Rout 4.

Charlotte Reiff came home from Watertown Wednesday evening, accompanied by her cousin Miss Lange.

Mrs. Jake Andregg and Mrs. Mike Seidelman of the town of York were Marshfield visitors Tuesday.

Edna Atkin of Minneapolis is here since last week Thursday visiting her aunt Mrs. Mike Dorst.

Mrs. Huebner of Eau Claire is visiting at Martin Ehrhardt’s since Monday.

George Smith of Grand Rapids was an over Sunday guests of his old friend, J.L. Keller of Ylnn.

The Misses Adelia Winter, Sara Mae and Jean Davis, with Miss McHenry, spent Saturday with friends at Neillsville.

Mr. and Mrs. Albion Downer spent Saturday at Marshfield.

Mr. and Mrs. Webb Winn are at Milwaukee and Madison since Wednesday.

Mrs. Floyd Winn entertained the Circle and a few friends Wednesday.

Mrs. Beth Squires returned to Marshfield and her work there Monday.

Mrs. Dorr Neff died very suddenly at her home in Neillsville last Wednesday evening.

Mrs. Rose Spillers and baby Lucile of Iowa are visiting at Charles Buchanan’s on Route 2 since Friday.

The Misses Elsie Johnson and Ora Davis were Neillsville visitors on Friday.

Mrs. Walter Gourlie and daughter Irene of Veefkind visited Mrs. Mabel Welsh and at L. Stevens’ on Saturday.

John Javorak of Route 2 drove in Monday and met Mrs. Chapel and baby, who had arrived by train that morning on a visit.

Miss Mable Cannon of Neillsville, with Mr. and Mrs. P.W. Hales of Poynette, arrived here Wednesday morning in response to news of the death of Mrs. Loren Hales.

Miss Anna Neeg and Lawrence Creigo, after a visit with a Miller family near Loyal, went home to Minnesota on Tuesday.

Mrs. Albert Thierk and daughter Martha are here from Clintonville visiting at A.C.F. Witt’s in Lynn, since Saturday.

Miss Delia Mills of Loyal came Saturday and made an over Sunday visit at Geo. Fischer’s at Kurth Corners.

Miss Bertha Riedel went to Humbird Saturday evening and made an over Sunday visit to Mrs. Roy Creviston.

Mr. and Mrs. P.J. Kropp and daughters Nan and Flo, with Mr. and Mrs. Ole Johnson, all of Eagle Gorge, Wash., are visiting at S. Rounseville’s in York since Tuesday.

Mrs. Higby of Milwaukee was the guest of Mrs. E.R. Wonser Tuesday and is since visiting at W.J. Davis’ in York.

Mrs. John Hubing and 2 little daughters were down from Loyal Tuesday to visit at Geo. Beaver’s and at Neillsville.

Rev. O.A. Hillman of Eau Claire joined his family in a visit at the Martin Ehrhardt home on Route 2, Monday.

Mr. and Mrs. Paul Stevens and son Stanley of Spokeville were down Monday evening on a visit to relatives in the L. Stevens home.

Miss Della Durst and Miss Gertrude Kimball came over from Marshfield Saturday and made an over Sunday visit at W.S. Davis’.

Mr. and Mrs. D.C. Van Brunt arrived here by auto from Ocean Park, Calif. last Friday night on a visit to her parents Mr. and Mrs. S.R. Davis, and other relatives here.

Mrs. Robert Rezin and daughter Miss Ruth came up from Grand Rapids late last week and made an over Sunday visit at the Byrl Winn home.

Miss Catherine Bladl spent Monday with friends at Chili. Catherine has been here keeping house for her grandpa Bladl during her Aunt Mrs. Irving’s absence at Hokah, Minn.

Mr. and Mrs. Aug. Dufran Jr. and their 4 children from Weirgor, after a several weeks visit with his parents in the town of Sherwood, left on the return trip Thursday evening.

John Hayden was over from Marshfield on a boiler mending trip Saturday for Mr. Fisher of the Pleasant Ridge Cheese Factory.

Mrs. Tom Donahue of Neillsville answered the final summons at her home in that city on Monday.

Mrs. Rose Spillers and baby Lucile, after a visit at Chas Buchanan’s left for Redfield, Iowa, yesterday.

Mrs. A.J. Knorr and Mrs. H.C. Witte autoed to Marshfield and visited Mrs. Augusta Riedel at the hospital there last week Tuesday.

Oscar Eberhardt and his Sheboygan guests autoed over and spent Sunday with the Wm. Schaefer family on the Ridge.

Mr. and Mrs. Ed O’Brien of Neillsville, after a visit at Peter Hohenstein’s on Route 4, went home yesterday.

Theodore Larson came home from Osseo Wednesday to get his household goods and returned yesterday.

Mrs. Ernest Dixon and baby Donald went to Neillsville Wednesday on a several days visit to Mr. and Mrs. A.L. Devos.

Mrs. John Southerland and daughter Maxine were over from Neillsville and visited Mrs. Ernest Dixon on Monday.

Mrs. Uhl and daughters Lucille and Isabelle of Galesville are here since Wednesday visiting relatives in the Fred Dopp family.

Mrs. Fred Dopp entertained a large company of lady friends yesterday afternoon and evening in honor of her sister and nieces, who are here from Galesville.

The Calvin Muir and Glen Peterson families of Nasonville were here and in attendance at Mrs. Augusta Riedel’s funeral.

Miss Lulu Beecher and her friends Miss Myrtle Frost went to Nasonville Saturday on a visit to relatives in the Llewellyn Beecher family. Miss Lulu Beecher returned home on Monday.

James Fradette and son John are here from Withee since Saturday helping with haying at his brother Herbert Fradette’s in the town of York.

Mrs. Alex Manthey and daughter Lenora and Mrs. Fred Willman, after a visit at Melchior Hosley’s, went home to Medford on Saturday.

The Misses Hilda Strey and Alma Schuelke, after a visit with home folk here, returned to Milwaukee last Saturday.

Mr. and Mrs. P.J. Kemmeter left by auto Sunday morning for Milwaukee on a week’s pleasure trip and outing.

Mrs. Aug. Schlinsog Sr. went to Chili Saturday and made an over Sunday visit with her daughter, Mrs. Ernest Neinas.

Miss Huber of Marshfield attended the funeral of her friend, Mrs. Loren Hales here Wednesday and was a guest in the W.E. Benedict home.

Mr. and Mrs. McHenry and daughter, who were visiting at W.J. Davis’, went home to Milwaukee yesterday.

W.S. Davis, suffering with an ulcer of the right eye, was at Marshfield Wednesday to consult Dr. Hipke in regard to the disease.

The ice cream social at the Frank Davis home last Saturday was largely attended and a very social good time had by all participants.

Mr. and Mrs. Harry Davis, Mr. and Mrs. Edw. Remus, Mrs. Heyder and daughter Clara, Mrs. Markham and Ethel Stockwell, all of Neillsville, with friends who autoed up from Whitehall, were here and in attendance at the ice cream social at Frank Davis’ Saturday evening.

Mrs. John Rausch spent much of last week at Marshfield visiting her niece Miss Thiel at St. Joseph’s Hospital where the latter is recovering from an operation for gall stones.

Miss Bernice Stockwell came down from Spooner Monday and visited the Baers until Wednesday when she went home, accompanied by her cousin Helene Baer.

Mrs. Henry Grassman and little daughter, accompanied by Miss Alma Grassman, went to Auburndale Wednesday to join Mr. Grassman and take up residence.

Bernard Churchill of Milwaukee, visiting his grandma Dangers at Neillsville, came over and spent Friday here with his cousins Stanley and Rose Kemmeter.

Season tickets for the Lincoln Chautauqua at Neillsville, July 23 to 28, may be purchased at Amidon’s Drug Store any time before Saturday night.

Mrs. Joe Schuld and children, after a visit with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Houser of the town of York, left for her home at Circle, Mont., Wednesday. Her parents accompanied her as far as St. Paul.

Mrs. W.J. Hodges of Mankato, Ill., coming to attend the funeral of her brother William Wegner’s children at Neillsville Tuesday, visited at her brother Herman Wegner’s here after the funeral and left for home on Wednesday.

Lawrence Davis had the misfortune to receive a very painful injury last Sunday noon. While trying to start a gasoline engine, the crank flew off and struck him in the face, cutting an ugly gash over the right eye, rendering him unconscious for a short time. Mrs. Hickox, a professional nurse, gave first aid until the arrival of Dr. Murphy, who found it necessary to take several stitches to sew up the wound.

Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Klemme and sons Elmer and Willie, with Miss Lillie Markwardt, autoed up from Sheboygan last Saturday and visited Mrs. Klemme’s father Oscar Eberhardt on Route 1 until yesterday, when they left by auto on the return trip.

Mrs. Otis Slocomb and daughter Isabelle, Mrs. Ben Dux and Mrs. Clemens Kuechenmeister autoed to Pine Valley Tuesday and attended the funeral of Leona Linster, Nelda and Nora Wegner.

Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Hoth, their son George and daughter Hazel, with Miss Lydia Heronymus, all of Sheboygan autoed up last Saturday and were guests of relatives in the Wm. Schaefer home on the Ridge until yesterday.

Mr. and Mrs. E.A. Beeckler, visiting their little grandson baby Pickett at the Earl Pickett home in Spencer two weeks ago, found the little fellow the center of attraction to two grandfathers, two grandmothers, 1 great-grandfather, one great-grandmother, his parents and several aunts and uncles who were present atht eEarl Pickett home that day.

Fred Daniels went to Marshfield Tuesday and brought Mrs. Daniels home after a two week stay at the Marshfield Hospital, where she underwent an operation for appendicitis.

Mrs. W. Lillie and daughters Lucille and Agnes of Sun Prairie are here since Sunday morning visiting the Clarence Gilbert family at Spokeville.

Herman Schuelke came home from the east last week Wednesday and left yesterday on a visit to relatives at Cobb and Milwaukee, after which he will continue on back east.

Earl Marsh, a Granton boy, until recently stationed with Co. M. of Duluth as second lieutenant and assigned to the Hibbing Company of the Minnesota National Guard. It is expected that he will leave for France in the near future.

Mr. and Mrs. Frank Albright of Burlington, Wis., enroute home from Montana, stopped off here Wednesday evening for a visit at Rev. Reiff’s and to remain until Henry, Herman and Carl Braatz, with Rev. Reiff, leave on their proposed auto trip to Wausau, when Mr. and Mrs. Albright will be at the auto party.



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