News: Granton Locals (2 Jan 1914)


Surnames: Ahlgreen, Altenburg, Anding, Baer, Barber, Beaty, Beecher, Beeckier, Boomer, Blines, Brameld, Breese, Broker, Brooks, Churchill, Cole, Coll, Converse, Dankemyer, Davis, Dietrich, Dyer, Enhelder, Eppling, Fuller, Geimer, Gerlach, Glines, Grasser, Guk, Hales, Hantkey, Hiles, Hohenstein, Hubing, Huntley, Kemmeter, Ketel, Kintzele, Kleinschmidt, Knorr, Komb, Kopp, Krause, Krumery, Kurth, Johnson, Lawrence, McClaflin, Marden, Marsh, Mason, Meddaugh, Mongoli, Neinas, Nichols, Osgood, Peters, Pickett, Pischer, Rausch, Riedel, Ross, Rowe, Sandford, Sandman, Schlinsog, Schoenfeld, Schroeder, Schuelke, Schwantes, Schwarz, Shaw, Sherrett, Stevens, Thomas, Trader, Tremelling, Turbin ,Uoate, Ure, Wage, Walmsley , Wenser, Wentworth, Williams, Wilson, Winn, Wittke, Woodward, Worchel, Wright

----Source: Granton News (Granton, Clark County, Wis.) 01/02/1914

Mr. and Mrs. Knorr entertained several families at dinner, Sunday.

John Hiles came over from Wausau Monday on business.

Mrs. Christine Ketel spent last Friday with old friends at Neillsville.

Lynn Knorr after a weeks visit at home returned to Champagne, Ill., Monday.

The dance at the opera house last Friday night was exceptionally well attended and greatly enjoyed by all.

E.F. Boomer returned home on Sunday from a week’s trip and visit in Ohio and Pennsylvania.

Mrs. Woodward of Neillsville spent several days of this week here with friends.

Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Uoate of Neillsville were over and spent Xmas with Mrs. Annie Williams and her family.

Mrs. Wittke of Neillsville spent several days of the last week at the home of her son Ferdinand in Shortville. She went home on Monday.

Mrs. Gustie Glines and little son went to Merrillan Monday evening with the little fellow’s grandma who was up from Madison to visit them.

Mr. Milford Barber of Glenbulah came up on Christmas and remained until Tuesday with his daughter Mrs. P.M. Ross.

Segrid, Ethel and Edward Barber of Sherwood, are here since Monday visiting their cousins Hilary, Maurice and Fordyce Ross.

Mr. and Mrs. Phil Shaw returned from their wedding trip Saturday. They will reside here in the bride’s home on Main Street.

Rush Wentworth joined his wife at Edgerton last week Wednesday. They are expected home yet this week.

Miss Adelma Nichols and Miss Bertha Riedel spent Monday with friends at Neillsville.

Mrs. Earl Pickett after a five days visit here at E.A. Beckler’s went home to Spencer, Monday. Earl was down for Christmas, only.

Mr. and Mrs. Ahlgreen of Chippewa Falls after a several days visit at Fred Schwantes went home on Monday.

Leonard Cole came home from Markesan last week Thursday and made an over Sunday visit.

Emil Krause and Arnold Worchel went to Neillsville Friday and made an over Sunday visit among friends.

Mrs. M. Glines of Madison is a guest of Mrs. Gusta Glines at the J.P. Kintzele home since Friday.

Mr. and Mrs. Len Stevens of Spokeville returned home on Monday from their visit at Rusk.

Mr. and Mrs. Gottlieb Pischer and daughter Inez are visiting relatives in Athens since last Saturday.

Albert Sandman of Oshkosh was a guest in the F.D. Riedel home last week.

Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Wilson went to Plymouth Tuesday night last week on a visit among relatives.

Mrs. Max Geimer and Misses Mollie and Mary Grasser attended church at Chili Friday morning.

Mr. and Mrs. R.E. Lawrence spend Friday with friends at Marshfield.

Mr. and Mrs. Richard Anding after a several days visit among relatives hereabouts returned to Altoona Friday.

Miss Elizabeth Guk left here for Wausau Saturday and after an over Sunday visit there continued home to Milwaukee, Monday.

Mrs. Melvina Wright spent several days last week among relatives at Neillsville. Mrs. Laura Mason and Mrs. Elizabeth Fuller joined her there last Saturday and spent a few hours at the S.M. Marsh home.

Mrs. Eugene Osgood came home Friday from a several weeks visit at the Joe Trader home in Fall Creek.

Ernest Schlinsog transacted business at the county seat, Friday.

Mrs. Dyer and little daughter after a weeks visit at Ezra Sherrett’s went home to Eldorado on Monday. Mrs. Sherrett accompanied them as far as Marshfield.

Ezra Sherrett accompanied by his brother-in-law, J. Dyer of Fond du Lac went to Duluth, Minn., Friday on a several days business and pleasure trip.

Clay Converse went north into the lumber camps after Christmas.

Con. Krumery of Neillsville transacted business here Friday.

Mr. Kopp and daughter Elsie and W.J. Gerlach visited Neillsville friends Saturday.

Frank Johnson came home before Christmas from a several months stay in Montana.

Henry Kleinschmidt after a weeks visit with his brother Louis in Nasonville went home to Waushara County, Saturday.

Ernest Schuelke and Chas. Marden who are working for Willis Enhelder at Christie come home for Christmas and remained over Sunday.

Mrs. John Dietrich and daughters Minnie and Emma went to St. Paul last Friday for a weeks visit among relatives.

Mrs. Sanford of La Farge, after a weeks visit at Howard Beaty’s returned home Friday. Mr. Sanford remained for a more extended visit.

Miss Louise Komb of Chicago came up Monday for a several weeks visit with her mother Mrs. Mongoli of the town of Sherwood.

Mr. and Mrs. Fred Hohenstein with their three children came up from Alma Center Monday to spend some time in the Ernest Thomas home in Shortville.

Miss Lulu Beecher left for Stevens Point and Grand Rapids late last week on a couple weeks visit among relatives in those cities.

Mr. and Mrs. Rice Davis drove to Arpin and spent Christmas with the Gardner McClaflin family. They returned home on Friday, accompanied by the grandson, Merrill.

Mr. and Mrs. Will Meddaugh with their two youngest children came down from Dorchester Wednesday evening of last week and spent Xmas with relatives in Shortville.

Mr. and Mrs. Stillman Huntley after a several weeks visit among relatives hereabouts and particularly in the Geo. Huntley home, departed for Monticello, Friday.

Mrs. Emil Hubing of Athens after a weeks visit with her mother Mrs. Augusta Riedel and other relatives whereabouts returned home to Athens, on Monday.

Emil Schoenfeld, proprietor of the York Center cheese factory is enjoying a visit from his 2 brothers who came up from Plymouth last Friday.

Mrs. P.J. Kemmeter, her daughter Rose and son Stanley went to Humbird Monday evening and spent several days with Dr. and Mrs. S.G. Schwarz.

Mrs. Almira Coll has been quite ill again and Mrs. John Breese and Mrs. Langdon Nichols have spent much of their time with her of late, at the Ed. Coil home.

Mr. and Mrs. Algert Altenburg and son Werner of Hazel Green after a 2 weeks visit between the James Tremelling home in York and the Altenburg home in Lynn departed on the return trip for Hazel Green, Monday.

Mrs. Robert Kurth of Neillsville came over Saturday and made an over Sunday visit at the Fred Hantkey home north of here.

Master Melvin Ure with his little chum Clarence Rowe skated over from Neillsville Friday and spent the night at the Bert Hales home. They went home by train Saturday, tired but happy boys.

Mrs. Mary Peters and daughter Renetta are here from Appleton since Saturday guests in the Chas Neinas home. They will depart on the home trip Sunday night accompanied by Arthur Neinas who goes to resume his studies in the business college there.

Lillian Eppling and Theodore Brameld of Neillsville accompanied by their cousins Dorothea Churchill of Milwaukee walked over from Neillsville Monday and visited Rose and Stanley Kemmeter. They took the evening train back.

Mrs. R.E. Lawrence accompanied by her husband and Geo. Huntley, her father, went to Marshfield Monday where she entered St. Joseph’s Hospital and has since undergone an operation. Her three children are being cared for here by her mother Mrs. Geo. Huntley in the Huntley home.

Among those who attended joint installation of the Masonic bodies at Neillsville last Friday, were Ed. Schroeder, A.J. Knoor, Sid Davis, E.R. Wenser, Dan Rausch, H.E. Williams, T.D. Wage, Floyd Winn, F.J. Baer, Geo. Brooks, Aug. Broker, and August Dankemyer. A feature of the meeting was the presentation of a beautiful gold badge to Spencer M. Marsh in recognition for his valuable services rendered the fraternity.

Vernie and Harlan Kintzeie are reported as being ill with the measles since early this week.

Mr. and Mrs. Free Converse after a several months stay and visit at the Price Beeckler home in Terre Haute, Indiana, came home Monday.

We are still enjoying very mild winter weather. Last Saturday there was a light fall of snow but most of that has again disappeared before the warm rays of the sun. The roads are in perfect condition for vehicles and automobiles.

After January 1st, 1914 all live poultry shipped in Wisconsin must be housed in coops, the tops of which are covered by wire screen containing meshes not exceeding one inch in size. The law was passed at the solicitation of the Wisconsin Humane Society. With coops now in general use, the fowls poke their heads between the bars at the top and carless expressmen toss one crate upon the other, often catching the birds unaware, decapitating them or choking them to death.

The Wisconsin eugenic marriage law which goes into effect on Jan. 1, and which has created a state wide discussion for several weeks received a severe jolt when Horace B. Walmsley, an attorney of Milwaukee, came forth with a statement that a marriage ceremony in Wisconsin was unnecessary, and therefore the eugenic measure was useless. The contention of Mr. Walmsley is based on a decision of the state Supreme Court of April 8, 1913. The decision says that any man or woman not married at the time may make a legal and valid contract of marriage without any license, medical examination, priest, clergyman, or magistrate. No written statement nor witnesses are required, but the court suggested that, for the benefit of both parties it would be well to sign an agreement as follows: “the persons who have signed this paper on this day take each other for husband and wife, being then in the state of Wisconsin, and they begin to live together as such husband and wife.”

It has always been the policy of this paper, to protect its readers from the schemes of those who are bound to make their money easy. Among other things it has for a number of years refused to sell its space to traveling doctors better known as quacks. And especially now since an attempt is being made by a certain Chicago paper to expose these fake “specialists” who are touring the country and draining the pockets of chronic sufferers it is a great source of satisfaction to the Editor that the pages of this paper were in late years not responsible of any of its readers being induced to go and see these fakers at their regular visits in nearby towns. Only a short time ago a doctor Turbin who advertised himself as the eminent specialist of Berlin, Germany, and whose ads appeared quite frequently in neighboring papers was exposed as a fraud and in fact had never seen Berlin. He is nothing more or less than an ordinary Homeopath with headquarters in Chicago. He has quit the business as a result of the exposure and has gone to Montana. Of course it is every man’s privilege to spend his money as he pleases, but our advice is to leave these traveling doctors alone. If your ailments are such that your home physician can not help you and it becomes necessary that you must see a specialist, he is in a position to tell you where to go.



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