News: Granton Locals (30 Mar 1917)




Surnames: Cole, Hales, Davis, Rath, Hiles, Eberhardt, Crandall, Beeckler, Fraser, Thayer, Holmes, Hahm, Rowe, Henze, Fulwiler, Goebel, Martens, Williams, Zielsdorf, Rose, Bleser, Hughes, Beaver, Jahr, Lee, Rausch, Reiff, Renne, Stevens, Whittemore, Waterman, Schneider, Lautenbach, Pischer, Beer Norris, Rogers, Ellis, Klein, Owen, Morris, Lawson, Barber, Schlinsog, Woodward, Baer, Stockwell, Luther, Cornwell, Fields, Shafer, Bashford, Palmatier, Wentworth, Paulson, Wandless, King, Brooks, Ide, Garbush, Ball, Wojciechowski, Beaver, Raymond, Handke, Beilke, Johnson, McMillan, Gerzemehle, Sprangler, Breseman, Thompson, Wegner, Hazelton, Hewett, Kintzele, Buse, Kuechenmeister, Welsh, Todd, Felser, Gardner, Thayer, Jacobi, King, Rose, Barager, Neitzel, Albaugh, Gurtner, Wright, Dennis, Preuss, Hart, Lange, Lawton, Voight, Selk, Neinas, Dopp, Stange, Devos, Knorr, Diedrich, Osgood, Doede, Roehl, Grassman, Ross, Witte, Hungerford


----Source: Granton News (Granton, Clark County, Wis.) 03/30/1917


Harry Cole was a Neillsville visitor Saturday.


Guy Hales left for Madison on Monday.


Merton Davis was a Neillsville visitor on Monday.


Mrs. F.C. Rath went home to Cataract on Saturday.


John Hiles was a Neillsville visitor on Tuesday.


H.H. Eberhardt of Neillsville was here on business Tuesday.


Mrs. R. Rath and E. Crandall were Marshfield visitors on Tuesday.


The Windfall Birthday Club met with Mrs. E.A. Beeckler Saturday.


Mrs. Ben Fraser of Loyal is visiting at W.J. Thayer’s since Saturday.


Mrs. A.C. Holmes of Neillsville spent Saturday here with relatives.


Gus Hahm was at Ebbe on business on Saturday.


Jesse Rowe and son Byrl were Neillsville visitors on Monday.


The Misses Lucille and Neva Henze were Neillsville visitors on Monday.


Mrs. A.P. Fulwiler is home from a week’s visit at Marshfield since Monday.


Mr. and Mrs. Paul Goebel have a new baby girl since Monday.


Mrs. A. Martens went to Chili Tuesday.


Frank Davis and Geo. Williams were at Cedarhurst on business on Monday.


Mr. and Mrs. Zielsdorf of Spokeville were Granton shoppers Monday.


Harry Rose is home from Tripoli since Saturday.


Leo Bleser of Marshfield was here on business Saturday.


James Hughes was a Marshfield visitor on Monday.


Mrs. Geo. Beaver spent Wednesday at Marshfield.


T.F. Lee was at Neillsville on Monday.


Dan Rausch transacted business at Marshfield Wednesday.


Rev. Reiff went to Pink Valley Wednesday to officiate at a wedding.


John Renne of Veefkind visited at L. Stevens’ last week Thursday.


Mrs. Kearney Davis and daughters Marie and Charlotte were Marshfield visitors on Wednesday.


Mrs. Kearny Davis entertained the R.N.A. Wednesday evening of last week.


Miss Emma Hahm went to Marshfield Saturday and visited friends until Monday evening.


Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Whittemore of Chicago, after a 2 week visit with his parents Mr. and Mrs. E.W. Whittemore of Route 3, went home Saturday.


Mrs. Clark Waterman and baby Helene of Chili came Saturday and made a weekend visit at E.A. Beeckler’s.  Clark joined them here on Sunday.


Mr. and Mrs. Louis Schneider of Route 1 are enjoying a visit from relatives who came from Algoma on Monday.


Mrs. Aug. Lautenbach went to Neillsville Tuesday on a several days visit to her sister Mrs. Pischer of that city.


Chas. Beer has accepted a clerkship in the Connor Store at Auburndale and intends to move his family there next week.


Geo. Norris went to Richland Center Tuesday where he expects to spend several months engaged with carpenter work.


Mrs. Gertrude Rogers of Ladysmith, who had been visiting the Will Rogers family in York, went home on Monday.


Miss Lucille Henze came home from Appleton last week Thursday and returned there Wednesday to resume her studies.


Mrs. Ellis and Mrs. P. Klein of New Lisbon arrived here Monday on a visit to the Chas. Owen family near Loyal.


Miss Pearl Beeckler came down from Crandon Saturday for a week’s vacation under the parental roof.


Walter Morris of Waukesha came up last week Thursday and visited his brother L.G. and family until Wednesday noon.


Mrs. Henry Lawson, Miss Barber, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Schlinsog, and Mrs. H.F. Schlinsog were Neillsville visitors on Saturday.


Mrs. Frances Woodward came over from Neillsville Saturday a dn remained until mond evening, the guests of Mrs. Baer.


Mrs. F.J. Baer spent Friday with Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Stockwell and baby Archie Edgar, in the town of Pine Valley.


Mrs. Emil Luther and son Gerald of Greenwood came Saturday and were guests of her mother, Mrs. Cornwell, at the Oscar Eberhardt home on Route 1, until Monday noon.


Mrs. Jim Fields of Route 4, with six of her children, came down from Spirit Falls Monday and are since visiting at Lester Shafer’s.


The Misses Edna Bashford and Gretchen Palmetier, teachers in the town of York, have to close schools on account of bad roads, went to their respective home in Loyal and Colby Wednesday.


Ben Beeckler is expected home from Indianapolis, Ind. yet this week.  He has rented his father’s farm and expects to assume the responsibility thereof beginning April first.


Rush Wentworth is home from his Minnesota visit since Saturday.


The Misses Pearl, Haidee and Daphne Beeckler were Neillsville visitors on Wednesday.


Rose Paulson came home Wednesday from a couple of weeks business trip into the Dakotas.


Miss Josie Wandless of Richland County is here since Tuesday visiting at Fred Pizer’s.


Homer King is since Wednesday helping Cash Ide with his work at the farm on route 1.


Pearl Brooks returned to Rice Lake and her school teaching duties there on Saturday.


Mrs. Ernest Garbush went to Humbird Saturday and made an over Sunday visit among relatives.


Mrs. Ball of Hayward, Iowa is here since Saturday visiting in the Dr. Ross home.


Otto Garbush, after a the winter’s work near Park Falls, came home Saturday and continued to Neillsville on Monday.


Mrs. John Wojciechowski, after a week’s visit with her sister, Mrs. Geo. Beaver, went home to Athens Wednesday.


Miss Elsie Raymond of Nekoosa, after a visit with mrs. Will Rogers in York, went home on Monday.


Carl Handke spent Wednesday night with the Geo. Wilding family at Neillsville.


Henry Lawson shipped another Holstein calf to Clarence Bemis at Plymouth yesterday.


Miss Frieda Williams of Marshfield is visiting old friends in Lynn since Tuesday.


John Hiles sold a heavy team of horses to Mead Bros. at Neillsville on Monday.


Mr. and Mrs. Will McMillan and their seven children moved from Shortville to Ogema on Tuesday.


Chris Gerzemehle spent the weekend with friends at Neillsville and came home with his granddaughter Amanda Gerzemehle on Monday.


Frank Johnson, after a visit with his parents on Route 4, returned to Marshfield Monday afternoon.  He expects to leave for Springfield, Ohio very soon now.


Mrs. Sprangler of Bloom City, after a several days visit at Adam Albaugh’s on Route 1, left on the return trip on Tuesday.


Miss Hattie Lautenbach went to Milwaukee Monday night on an extended visit to relatives.


Ruel Stevens, coming home from Oshkosh, visited his parents Mr. and Mrs. L. Stevens here between trains yesterday.


Mr. and Mrs. Rice Davis went to Arpin last Friday and visited the Gardner McClaflin family until Wednesday.


Miss Bessie Beeckler is expected home from Durand tomorrow on a week’s vacation visit.


Willie Breseman came down from Greenwood Tuesday evening on a visit to his parents.


Mrs. Robert Thompson of Route 1 has been very ill with rheumatism this winter, is here since Saturday at the Herman Wegner hotel where she is under the care of her physician.


Mr. and Mrs. Harry Davis went to Neillsville Sunday and made a couple of days visit to her mother, Mrs. Anderson.


Paul Wegner came over from Neillsville Saturday and visited his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Gottlieb Riedel, until Monday.


Mrs. Will Hazelton of Spokeville is home since Saturday from a week’s stay as a patient in the Neillsville hospital.


Miss Bessie Hewett, after a visit with Miss Mildred Kintzele, returned to Neillsville on Monday.  Mildred and Miss Buse, accompanying her home, returned here on the next train.


Mrs. Clemens Kuechenmeister was a pleasant caller among town friends Monday, when Clemens made the trip to attend the meeting of the Equity.


The Hard Times dance proved a very pleasant social affair last Saturday evening.  Mrs. Mabel Welsh carried off the honors as having had the best ladies costume, while Geo. King took "the cake" for the gent’s costume.


Will Jacobi, Geo. King, Lester and Ernest Todd, Frank Johnson, Harry Rose, Paul Felser, Delbert Gardner and Perry Thayer, Granton boys who are members of Co. A of the 3rd Regiment, went to Neillsville Monday evening to drill.  The 3rd has been called to arms and may be moving within the next 10 days.


Frank Johnson and his father J.P. Johnson of Route 4 were Neillsville visitors Tuesday morning.


Truman Davis, with his daughters Lucille and Lila, were Neillsville visitors on Saturday.


Miss Iva Barager went home to Stevens Point Saturday and made an over Sunday visit.


Mrs. Clare marsh and her sister Miss Elsie Neitzel were Marshfield visitors on Saturday.


Adam Albaugh is enjoying a visit from his sister who came up from Richland County on Friday.


Ernest Gurtner of Eau Claire is visiting Will Jacobi since last week Thursday and the boys visited Neillsville friends on Monday.


Miss Gertrude Preus came up from Camp Douglas Saturday and remained until Monday evening, the guest of Miss Bessie Davis.


Mrs. Geo. Rose and daughter Pearl and the latter’s young friend Irene Hart, spent Saturday at Marshfield.


The Circle will hold and Apron sale and supper at the church next Wednesday.  Supper is 15 and 25 cents.  Everybody is invited.


Rex Beeckler came up from Stevens Point Friday to help his mother celebrate her birthday the next day, and returned to his studies again on Monday.


Mr. and Mrs. Carl Lange, after a visit at Merrill, returning to their home near Loyal Monday, they found the road impassable from Loyal to their home, so came here via Marshfield by rail, then drove home from here.


Ted Lawton is home from Loyal since Tuesday.  He is a member of Co. A of the 3rd Regiment, and with the others in Co. A. boys is spending his time at Neillsville since Wednesday.


The Circle Apron Sale and supper which was advertised for next week Wednesday has, on account of the bad roads here, been indefinitely postponed.  The Circle will meet a week from next Wednesday. The place of the meeting will be announced next week.


Mrs. Herman Voight came over from Marshfield Tuesday to spend a couple of days among old friends and rleatives, and more especially to attend the Jensen-Sternitzky wedding.  The bride is a nice of hers.


Mr. and Mrs. Fred Selk and daughters Ruby and Lulu, with Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Neinas, all of Chili, were Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Dopp.


Reg. of Deeds John P. Kintzele has his household goods all packed and ready to move to Neillsville since Monday, but owing to the condition of the roads it has as yet been impossible to get them moved.  He has rented the Hi Hart house there, on the west side of the city.


A.J. Knorr returned home from his trip to Florida, Alabama and other southern states late last week.  Mrs. Knorr spending a week with Lynn and Shirley in Milwaukee, arrived here Tuesday evening.


Chas. Diedrich, Rella Osgood, Ben Doede, Frank Roehl, Harold Rose, Victor Cole, Leo and Esther Grassman were Neillsville visitors, on Tuesday.


Arnold Ross has accepted the position at the H.C. Witte store made vacant by the resignation of Chas. Been, and entered his new duties there Wednesday.  Arnold is a young man of very pleasant address and disposition.


Geo. Williams has rented Mrs. N.L. Hungerford’s farm near Chili and went over yesterday to assume his new duties there.  Geo. will move his family just as soon as the former tenant vacates the house, but owing to bad roads the move is as yet, hazardous.


Carl Stange and Attorney A.L. Devos of Neillsville were here on business Saturday and missing the evening passenger train for the return trip, they walked home by way of the railroad track.  The condition of the roads making walking preferable to travel by team.




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