News: Granton Locals (25 May 1917)


Surnames: Baer, Marsh, Keller, Reich, Sternitzky, Paulson, Lloyd, Winn, Hillert, Schaefer, Pietenpol, Bladl, Bundy, Smith, Bender, Wischuelke, Moldenhauer, Wilke, Frei, Eggerman, Schlinsog, Hahm, Zuehlsdorf, Moh, Riedel, Lezotte, Griffin, Vogeli, Frechette, Armstrong, Schmoll, Schune, Vandeberg, Schneider, Horak, Tykac, Barber, Budd, Irish, Davis, Wolff, Holway, Stockwell, Spleise, Cole, Hart, Gourlie, Stevens, Beard, Church, Miller, Sholtz, Bowen, Strubing, McPherson, Bleck, Beecher, Hughes, Selk, Kuechenmeister, Cornwell, Luther, Wentworth, Lawrence, Beeckler, Waterman, Lee, Bladl, Marten, Irving, Thurk, Witt, Ketel, Klimmer, Muckerheide, Dubes, Pierce, Snyder, Scherer, Shaw, Krause, Strand, Reichert, Neinas, Shafter, Whitcomb, Ohlman, Osgood, Harriman

----Source: Granton News (Granton, Clark County, Wis.) 05/25/1917

The Baers and Miss Ora Marsh autoed to Marshfield Sunday.

Miss Verna Keller spent the first of the week with home folks at Chili.

Mrs. Gus Reich spent Tuesday at Neillsville.

Henry Sternitzky was at the county seat on business on Tuesday.

Mrs. Ross Paulson entertained the Circle on Wednesday.

Miss Eunice Lloyd spent Sunday with relatives at Columbia.

Floyd Will was at Marshfield on business last week Thursday.

Gottlieb Hiller returned home from Marshfield on Saturday.

Wm. Schaefer of the Ridge spent Tuesday afternoon at Marshfield.

Miss Vera Pietenpol went to Humbird Friday and visited friends until Monday afternoon.

Mrs. John Bladl and her sister-in-law visited relatives at Chili last week Thursday.

The Misses Emma and Bertha Hillert spent last Friday with friends at Marshfield.

Mrs. Olive Bundy of Packwaukee is here since last Friday visiting her daughter, Mrs. Lue Smith.

Miss Elsie Bender came home from Richland County on a vacation visit to home folk on route 4 on Sunday.

Wm. Wischuelke returned home from his visit at Walter Moldenahuer’s at Spirit Falls on Monday evening.

Miss Clara Wilke, having finished her year’s school teaching in York, went home to Neillsville on Tuesday.

Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Frei autoed down into Levis and visited the Fred Eggerman family on Sunday.

Mrs. H.F. Schlinsog and Mrs. Walter Schlinsog were Neillsville visitors on Wednesday.

Mrs. Gus Hahm spent Wednesday with friends at Marshfield.

Mrs. A.F. Zuehlsdorf of Heathville was called to Wilton Tuesday by the news of the illness of her mother.

L.E. Moh, Herman Riedel, Wm. Lezotte and Beauford Griffin were Neillsville visitors on Monday.

John Vogeli, Mrs. Bertha Frechette and son Louis autoed in from Sherwood Wednesday on shopping bent.

Loretta Armstrong of Chili is here since Wednesday on a two week visit to relatives in the Willis Williams family.

Mrs. Aug. Schmoll and daughter Norma, with Miss Mary Schune, spent Wednesday night with friends in Neillsville.

Mrs. John Vandeberg is home from the hospital at Rochester, Minn. since early last week. She expects to return in August for another operation.

Mr. and Mrs. L.A. Schneider and children of York were called to Algoma late last week and remained until Tuesday evening.

Miss Josephine Horak of Columbia came last week Thursday and spent a couple of days with Mrs. B. Tykac.

Miss Segrid Barber, after closing a successful year’s school teaching in the Roder District, left for her home at Black Creek, Tuesday.

John C. Budd, a railway mail clerk, after a visit to his parents, Mrs. And Mrs. Chas. Budd on route 4, left for St. Paul to resume work Monday evening.

Dist. Supt. W.J. Irish of Eau Claire delivered a very interesting patriotic address at the opera house here Sunday evening.

W.S. Davis has a handsome new Dorrel driving horse purchased of John Wolff of Neillsville last week.

Wm. Holway of Merrillan and Miss Ethel Stockwell of Neillsville, autoing home from Marshfield Sunday, called on town friends here.

Miss Spleise of Grand Rapids, after a season trimming here in the millinery department of the Kemmeter Store, went home on Tuesday.

Sid R. Davis left on Monday for a three week trip to Chicago, Ill., Buffalo and Potsdam, N.Y., a combinations business and pleasure trip.

Mrs. Len Cole of Humbird accompanied Fred Hart and his mother over from there last Saturday and visited here until Tuesday evening.

Mr. and Mrs. Walter Gourlie and daughter Irene, with friends, autoed down from Veefkind Sunday and spent the day at L. Stevens.

Mrs. Damon Beard and daughter Roberta of Popple Grove, with her aunt Mrs. W.J. Church of Clinton, after a week’s visit at J.A. Miller’s on route 3, left for home on Wednesday.

Louis Davis left for Babb, Mont. again last Friday morning. His father is somewhat better, although as yet under a physician’s care and confined to his bed most of the time.

Mrs. Ferdinand Sholtz of Neillsville came late last week and remained over on a several days visit with her daughter, Mrs. Adolph Schune.

Mrs. W.E. Benedict is home from the Mayo Bros. Hospital at Rochester, Minn. since Saturday. She is yet very weak, although recovering nicely.

Mrs. Elda Bowen of Melrose and Tom Heaslett and sons of Washington were here last week with Mrs. Strubing of Neillsville to visit Mrs. Mary McPherson and son Milton at the Eagle Hotel.

Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Davis of Marshfield came Saturday and visited their children in York Center until Tuesday and attended the funeral of their little granddaughter, baby Mortimer.

Mr. and Mrs. Henry Bleck and son Clarence of Clintonville, after a five day visit at Otto Gruenke’s, went home on Saturday.

Mrs. Llewellyn Beecher went home to Manville Saturday, leaving Master Edward here with his grandparents and aunt Lulu.

Dan Hughes visited his uncle Michael Hughes at Wood County Asylum last week Thursday. He reports Mr. Hughes to be looking well and apparently quite contented there.

Mr. and Mrs. Art Selk of Plymouth, newlyweds, on their honeymoon, spent much of last week ehre with Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Kuechenmeister in South Grant.

Mrs. Cornwell and son Harold went to Greenwood on yesterday morning’s early train in response to news that her daughter Mrs. Martin Luther was very ill.

Rush Wentworth spent Wednesday afternoon at Marshfield.

Mrs. Will Lawrence of York went to Fox Lake yesterday on a visit to relatives.

Miss Haidee Beeckler spent several days of last week with the Clark Waterman family at Chili.

Price Lee made a business trip to Marshfield on Wednesday.

Mrs. John Bladl, her mother Mrs. A. Marten and her sister-in-law Mrs. Irving spent Wednesday at Chili.

A dance will be given at Chili by the Crandall orchestra May 26th. Everybody is welcome.

Mr. and Mrs. Albert Thurk and daughter Martha of Clintonville, after a several week visit with the A.C.F. Witt family in Lynn, went home Wednesday.

Mrs. Christine Ketel, after a few years trip and visit with her children in San Francisco, Calif., Portland, ore, and other western places, returned to Neillsville last week and visited old friends here on Friday.

Arthur Klimmer of Loyal autoed down and took Monday’s noon train here from Neillsville on an extended stay and visit to his uncle, J.H. Muckerheide of the Merchants Hotel.

Chester Dubes arrived here from Fort Worth, Texas early this week while Mrs. Dubes, who accompanied him from the south, stopped off to visit relatives enroute.

Mrs. Larry Piece and baby, with Mrs. Estelle Snyder, Mrs. Scherer and Miss Agnes Paulson, autoed over from Neillsville in the former’s car Friday and spent the afternoon and evening with Mrs. Eva Canfield.

Mrs. Mary McPherson took her son Milton home from the Eagle Hotel last Friday. Milton now sits up daily, and with assistance, has taken some steps.

Mrs. Phil Shaw of Seymour, enroute to New Richmond to visit her husband, who is watching an engine there for the Soo Ry. Co. on a drainage job, stopped off here Tuesday and visited old friends and neighbors until the next morning when she resumed her journey.

Walter Krause, accompanied by Clarence Strand, Carl and Alvin Reichert, autoed to Grand Rapids, Stevens Point and Iola Sunday. At Iola they were joined by Victor Strand, a brother of Clarence, who accompanied them home and remained until yesterday.

Mrs. L. Stevens was delightfully surprised with a birthday tea party Wednesday afternoon of last week when a large company of her neighbors and close friends made the occasion an especially happy one. Mrs. Fred Hart was likewise victimized the Saturday previous.

Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Neinas, Mr. and Mrs. Lester Shafer, Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Shafer and daughter Melissa, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Whitcomb, spent Sunday at the Rush Wentworth farm helping Mr. and Mrs. Will Shafter celebrate Mrs. Shafer’s birthday.

F.W. Davis was moved from his son W.S. Davis’ home yesterday to the John Pietenpol home north of town. It was the invalid’s wish to be moved to the home of his daughter Nellie.

The Granton band, under the leadership of Carl Reichert, are making great progress as will be proven to the satisfaction of all who have the pleasure of hearing them here Decoration Day. The band will not be the least of the day’s attractions.

Mrs. Chas. Greeler spent Saturday with her husband’s cousin, a Mrs. Ohlman of Pittsville, who is at the Marshfield Hospital with her little year old daughter baby Ohlman, with a broken leg. The little thing has been hung up by the leg there at the hospital for the past 3 weeks and it is expected that she must remain yet another week.

Mr. and Mrs. J.A. Miller of R. 3 went to Eau Claire Saturday that Mr. Miller, who is suffering with a complication of diseases, might enter Sacred Heart Hospital for medical care and treatment. Among other troubles Mr. Mill is suffering with infection in one of his feet and when he went away he had to use crutches. Mrs. Miller returned home that night and learned Wednesday that Mr. Miller was responding to treatment there and slowly mending.

Frant Osgood, accompanied by his sons Myron and Rella, and with Kearn Davis made an auto trip to Marshfield in the latter’s car last week Thursday to consult an eye specialist in regard to Mr. Osgood’s eye sight. Mr. Osgood is suffering from a complication of disease and his eye sight is in consequence affected. On this trip to Marshfield he has spent most of his time here at the Kearney Davis home and although having the best of care, no improvement is noticeable in his condition.

Dr. Leonard Harriman of Howard Lake, Minn. autoed through and arrived here Sunday morning on a visit to his sister Mrs. Frank Davis and her family and a sight at the old home at Nasonville. Dr. Harriman expected to take his brother-in-law Frank Davis home with him and was sadly disappointed to find Frank ill with bronchitis and such a trip quite out of the question. Frank has been confined to his bed for 10 days past. Dr. left on the return trip on Monday.



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