News: Granton (1 Mar 1912)

Contact: Verna (Welk) Quicker

Surnames: Knorr, Marsh, Ure, Lee, Osgood, Garbush, Breseman, Hughes, Cook, Brooks, Davis, Steele, Downer, Winn, Sternitzky, Neinas, Jahr, Martin, Bladl, Malich, Grasser, Eberhardt, Moore, Lowery, Snyder, Dankemyer, Voight, Wenzel, Lee, Slocomb, Howard, Gluch, Wonser, Sweet, Ide, Heckler, McIntyre, Shaw, Schuelke, Kuechenmeister, Beeckler, Riedel, Yankee, Hart, Mohenstein, Strey, Kimball, Schlinsog, Barth, Kurth, Anding, Heibel, Wieschulke, Dudei, Goebel, Krause, Lee, Wright, Marsh, Schune, Ranee, Hantke, Wilding, Baer, Tragsdorf, Wolff, Paulson, Hayden, Kidd

----Source: The Granton News (Granton, Clark Co., Wis.) 3/1/1912

Mrs. A. J. Knorr visited Neillsville friends, Tuesday.

Vet Marsh went to Humbird, Monday.

John Ure made a business trip to Chicago, early this week.

Mr. and Mrs. Dale Lee were Sunday guests at Mot Osgood’s.

Mrs. Annie Garbush was very ill last week at her son Ernest’s.

Elsie Breseman was home from Neillsville for an over Sunday visit.

Jas. Hughes went over to Marshfield Saturday, to see his brother, Sam Cook.

Mrs. Chas. Brooks and Mrs. Hale Davis spent Monday morning at Neillsville.

Mrs. Steele and youngest daughter were over from Neillsville and made an over Sunday visit among relatives.

Albert Davis came home from Spring Valley late last week and left for there again on Monday.

A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Neil Downer, Saturday evening.

Mrs. Floyd Winn gave a birthday party last Saturday in honor of her cousin Birdine’s 16th birthday.
Henry Sternitzky transacted business at the county seat, Tues.

Chas. Neinas shipped a carload of Rye to Wausau the first of the week.

Bernhard Jahr shipped a carload of baled hay to West Bend, Monday.

Louis Garbush came down from Stratford last Saturday to see his mother who was very ill. He returned home on Tuesday.

Miss Gertrude Martin of Chili came over Tuesday to see her little nephew at the John Bladl home.

Mrs. Martin of Chili has been here since last week Thursday caring for her daughter Mrs. John Bladl.

Louis Malich of Rosellville [sic] spent several days of last week at Mike Grasser’s and left for home on Monday.

Miss Mollie Grasser went to Neillsville Saturday and made an over Sunday visit among friends, there.

The Misses Hallie Eberhardt and Minnie Moore spent the week end at their respective homes, Camp Douglas and Eau Claire.

Phillip Lowery made a trip to Marshfield Mon. to see his daughter Miss Norma who is ill and at the hospital, there.

Mr. and Mrs. John Bladl have a son since last Thursday. He will be a patriot surely, coming as he did on February 22nd, Washington’s birthday.

Vera Snyder the music teacher, from Neillsville, was here giving lessons last Saturday.

Mrs. Martin Dankemyer made an over Sunday visit at Julius Voight’s in York.

John Wenzel of Withee came down Friday and made an over Sunday visit at Ernest Lee’s.

Miss Lydia Slocomb of Loyal after a weeks visit to her cousin Gertrude Howard left for home on Tuesday.

Mrs. August Gluch and three children came up from Neillsville Saturday and remained until Tuesday, visiting among relatives.

Mr. and Mrs. Fred Wonser and his little son came down from Unity Tuesday for a visit with relatives here.

Mrs. Sweet who returned from Belfield, N.D., where she spent the fall and winter has since last Friday, been visiting at Miss Abbie Ide’s home.

Mrs. H. Heckler came down from Wilson Saturday and spent Sunday and Monday here with her husband, our station agent.

Miss Irene McIntyre after a several weeks visit with relatives in the Clyde Shaw home left on Friday for her home at Warba, Minn.

Mrs. Sam Cook spent Monday with her husband at St. Joseph hospital in Marshfield. Sam is getting along nicely.

Henry Schuelke came home from the Marshfield hospital Saturday, since which time he has made a trip over every other day only, for medical treatment.

Norma Lowery, the 11 year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Phil. Lowery was taken to Marshfield late last week and operated upon for appendicitis.

Miss Anita Kuechenmeister has spent the past two weeks with her aunt Annie, Mrs. Sam Cook and will continue there until Mr. Cook is home again.

Mr. and Mrs. Price Beeckler are the proud parents of a son born to them at the Free Converse home Sunday evening. Mother and baby doing nicely. Grandma Beeckler is assisting in their care.

Miss Margaret Riedel who came down from Ashland last week went to Eau Claire on Saturday to see her sister Mrs. August Riedel at the asylum, there.

Mrs. Otto Yankee and two children accompanied by Miss Lydia Yankee went to Chicago last Friday for a couple weeks visit with relatives in the big city.

Mrs. Fred Hart and three youngest children went to Humbird last Saturday on a weeks visit between relatives there and at Osseo.

Mrs. Fred Mohenstein and 3 children of Alma Center, after spending 10 days between the Robert and Albert Strey families in York, left for home Tuesday evening.

Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Martin and Mr. and Mrs. August Snyder drove out from Neillsville Sunday to visit at W. S. Davis’.

Miss Clara Kimball came home on Wednesday from Minneapolis for a vacation and visit at W. S. Davis’.

After to-day, March 1, freight train No. 167 from the east will be due to leave here at 7:30 a.m. and No. 168 from the west, is due to leave here at 2:20 p.m.

H. F. Schlinsog and family, Mrs. Augusta Riedel and daughter Alma, Bertha Barth, Elsie Kurth and Arthur Kurth and Otto Anding spent Sunday afternoon and evening at Phillip Breseman’s.

A. J. Knorr entertained the Masonic brethren of this place at a card party Wednesday evening, the occasion being his birthday anniversary. Mrs. Knorr assisted by a couple of lady friends served them a dainty two course lunch at 11 o’clock.

Wella Beecher and his brother-in-law came up from Stevens Point Monday night, since which time they have been engaged with moving Wella’s household goods from the York Center cheese factory here to the Fred Heibel house in Granton. Mrs. Beecher and children will return here just as soon as the house is in readiness for them.

F. J. Riedel and sister, Margret called on grandma Wieschulke Sunday.

Mrs. Ben Dudei and sister Margaret visited Mrs. John Goebel, Tuesday.

Joe Krause is making preparations for building a large new barn, this spring.

Miss Margaret Riedel after a weeks visit here returned to Ashland yesterday.

Mr. and Mrs. N. E. Lee attended the birthday party given Mrs. John Wright Mon. evening.

Mrs. John Wright was the pleased victim of a surprise party on what was supposed to be her birthday Monday night, but as it happened they were several days behind time, by accident struck her brother Vet Marsh’s birthday. He was among the guests and it proved a most pleasant affair for all concerned.

Miss Mary Schune who has been ill for several years past solicited financial aid from the town last week and upon receipt of $50 therefrom on Saturday, accompanied by her sister-in-law Mrs. Adolph Schune left for Milwaukee where she has relatives and friends, that she might consult physicians there in regard to her health.

The Ranee Company composed of four high class artists will give two of the classicst [sic] shows of the season under the auspices of the R. N. A. at the opera house here on the nights of March 8th and 9th. Magic, Mirth and Mystery. Popular prices 25 and 15¢. One half of the proceeds will go toward the purchase of a piano for the opera house. A refined entertainment for everybody. A dance will be given after the show on the last night.

The Mesdames Otto Hantke, Richard Kurth, Geo. Howard, Otis Slocomb, Geo. Wilding and F. J. Baer with Mrs. Robert Kurth and Mrs. Ben Tragsdorf of Neillsville and the Misses Selma and Ida Kuechenmeister, Elsie Wolff and Isabelle Slocomb enjoyed with grandma Hantke Mrs. Clemens Kuechenmeister’s birthday party, Wednesday afternoon.
The snow storm and blizzard in the southern part of the state was not worth mentioning in comparison with the one experienced in New York state about a week ago. According to a newspaper clipping from a Canton paper the snow is 7 feet on the level at Oswego and traffic was practically at a standstill for a number of days.

Granton can get a potatoe [sic] warehouse providing a sufficient acreage is signed by the farmers. The Rhinelander Produce Co. have expressed themselves willing to erect one here at their own risk providing they receive the co-operation of the farmers. A warehouse of this kind would mean much to Granton and vicinity and every effort should be made to secure it.

Horses For Sale.

I will have for sale a car load of good young Percheron farm horses at my barn about March 6, 1912. All horses guaranteed to be as represented.
Ross Paulson


I am moving to Chili and anyone wishing weaving done and having no way to get it to me, I will call for rags and deliver carpets for a consideration. All delivered here before March 10th I will take with me. Mrs. Hayden.

Auction Sale

at the farm of Rex Kidd in town of Fremont, 3 miles south and half mile east of Spokeville and 7 miles north-east of Granton on Saturday, March 9, 1912. The following articles will be sold: 4 cows; 1 gelding 9 years old; 18 chickens; 1 narrow tired wagon; 1 Milwaukee mower, 1 pair of bob sleighs; one double seated buggy; 1 John Deere plow; 2 wagon boxes; 1 cutter.; all household furniture and other things too numerous to mention.

Sale starts at 1 o’clock sharp.
Rex Kidd, Proprietor.



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