News: Granton Locals (16 Feb 1912)

Contact: Verna (Welk) Quicker

Surnames: Mallory, Gibson, Neinas, Kleinschmidt, Scholtz, Hart, Garbush, Riedel, Dankemyer, Woodward, Breed, Lowe, Lockman, Dyer, Ring, Schlinsog, Benedict, Klein, Wood, Schoengarth, Converse, Greeler, Schwantes, Hubing, Paulson, Davis, Listeman, Bredlau, Osgood, Ross, Schmidtke, Knorr, Marsh, Crandall, Zipfel, Kuechenmeister, Wolf, Malamphy, Bladl, King, Beardsley, Kemena, Reiff, Sampe, Shaw, Lowery, Berg, Campbell, Nonhof, Nichols, Kain, Smith, Schroeder, Wonser, Rausch, Holmes, Downer, Barth, Kohl, Wright, Snyder, Anderson, Huff, Miller, Messing, Lapp, Stubbs, Ebbe, Coleman

----Source: The Granton News (Granton, Clark Co., Wis.) 2/16/1912

Wilson Mallory went home to Stevens Point on Tuesday.

Mrs. Tom Gibson of Chili visited Mrs. Chas. Neinas on Tuesday.

Louis Kleinschmidt of Chili transacted business here Tuesday.

Paul Scholtz transacted business at the county seat, Tuesday.

Fred Hart made a business trip to Marshfield, Tuesday.

Say! How are you going to mask Saturday night.

Mrs. Otto Garbush and two children spent Friday at Neillsville.

Mrs. Augusta Riedel spent Tuesday with relatives at Marshfield.

Wm. Dankemyer, son of Aug. Dankemyer near Chili is very ill with pneumonia.

Mrs. Frances Woodward of Neillsville came over Monday to see her friend Mrs. Gusta Breed.

Miss Lowe of Duluth has been visiting her uncle Emil Lockman here, since late last week.

Miss Anna Dyer a professional nurse was called to Neillsville Monday to care for Hon. M. C. Ring.

Mrs. H. F. Schlinsog, Perry Benedict, D. N. Klein, Frank Wood and Herman Schoengarth went to Neillsville, Monday.

Mrs. Free Converse is still making miles toward recovery, though it is very slow.

Mrs. Mike Hubing came home Tuesday from a 6 days visit with her son John and family, at Loyal.

Ross Paulson came home from South Dakota Tuesday evening with a car load of horses.

Louis Davis drove out to Heathville and spent Tuesday with his brother Frank.

Kurt Listerman of Neillsville transacted business here, Wednesday.

Mr. and Mrs. Fred Bredlau drove down from Loyal last Friday and remained until Tuesday visiting relatives and friends.

Myron Osgood shipped some fine deer hides to Hartford for tanning, Tuesday.

Frank Davis has been very ill with pneumonia since last Saturday and is said to be in a critical condition. This is his second attack.

August Riedel who has been confined to his bed for several weeks past, suffering with pneumonia, is on the road to recovery.

Mrs. F. D. Riedel and daughter Lena are visiting relatives in Sheboygan county since last week.

Dr. Ross took Gust. Schmidtke to the Marshfield hospital last Sat. where the latter underwent an operation for appendicitis that day.

Mr. and Mrs. Fred Schwantes and children of the Ridge came home Monday evening from a visit with relatives at Spencer.

A. J. Knorr returned Monday morning from Milwaukee where he has been in attendance at the hardware dealers’ convention.

Miss Ora Marsh went to Duluth Monday for a visit with her brother Earl and friends of that place. She will be absent about a week and on the way home will visit relatives at Stevens Point.

The upper story of the News building is at present being finihsed off into living rooms which will be occupied by Eugene Crandall and family as soon as finished. Mr. Crandall expects to be here about March 1st to assume his duties as agent for this station.

Sid Davis returned home from a several weeks business trip thru Montana and Idaho, last week.

Mr. and Mrs. Will Neinas visited at Chas. Neinas’. Wednesday.

The Misses Elsie Zipfel and Anita Kuechenmeister spent Sunday with Miss Elsie Wolf.

Mrs. Malamphy and little daughter were over from Chili, Wednesday to spend the date with Mrs. John Bladl.

Mrs. H. A. King and son Timothy came home on Wednesday from a several months visit at Otis Beardsley’s in Norway, Mich.

Rev. and Mrs. Kemena and two children of Loyal came Wed. for a several days visit at Rev. Reiff’s.

Otto F. Sampe the Chili creamery man called on town friends Monday. This office acknowledges a pleasant call.

Clyde Shaw went to Stevens Point Saturday and remained until Monday evening in attendance at a meeting of the Brotherhood of Railroad Firemen.

Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Lowery and two children came Monday from La Farge, Vernon Co., on a weeks visit to his parents Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Lowery.

Mrs. Hugh Berg and Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Campbell were Neillsville visitors. Wednesday.

D. H. Nonhof left for Baldwin Wednesday on an extended visit among relatives.

Adelma and Daniel Nichols went to Deerfield, Wednesday to attend a wedding and spend several days among relatives.

Miss Kain after an 8 weeks visit with her brother W. W. Smith and family went home to Hustler, Wednesday.

Louis Davis, Ed. Schroeder, E. R. Wonser and D. S. Rausch spent Wednesday afternoon and evening at a R. A. M. convocation at Marshfield.

Mrs. A. C. Holmes came over from Neillsville Mon. for a several days visit between the families of her brothers Homer and Noble Downer.

The Misses Bertha Barth and Alma Riedel spent Sunday between John Barth at St. Josephs hospital and the Lorene Kohl home, in Marshfield.
Roy Wright left Mon. morning for Harmony, Minn., where he has accepted a position on a large farm.

Loren Snyder and Miss Mayme Anderson of Duluth were married February 10. Loren was a former Granton boy and has a host of friends here who join us in extending congratulations.

Miss Ora Marsh and Mrs. Will Huff attended the wedding of their cousin Miss Clarabel Marsh and Wayne Miller at the Al Marsh home in Neillsville last week Thursday.

George Messing an old and respected resident of Sherwood died last Sunday morning at his home there. Mr. Messing was the father of a large family of children all of whom are useful, upright, honorable citizens who with his second wife are left to revere his memory. The funeral was had on Wednesday.

Once upon a time it is said that Jay Lapp was happier than usual. (We all have our failings.) He went home and proceeded to liven up the household. A passer-by, hearing the disturbance, rushed in to save what few lives he could being a temperance lecturer and a brave man. When he saw the havoc he paused and shook his head sorrowfully at the husband and wife, who were staring open-mouthed at this interruption. “Ah, the pity of it,” said the reverend man. “Oh, liquor! liquor! liquor!” The intoxicated husband stared. “Lick ‘er!” he repeated, and the light of understanding dawned in his bruised face. “Lick ‘er? You durn fool—I just did!” – Marshfield Times.

Don’t forget the mask ball at the opera house Saturday night. Remember the proceeds will be used for the installing of a furnace in the hall. We will all appriciate [sic] that part.

Fourth Class Postmaster Examination. Saturday, March 2.

The United States Civil Service Commission announced that on the date named above an examination will be held at Lindsey, Wis., as a result of which it is expected to make certification to fill a contemplated vacancy in the position of fourth class postmaster of class B at Progress, Wis., and other vacancies as they may occur at that office, unless it shall be decided in the interests of the service to fill the vacancy by reinstatement.

Age limit, 21 years and over on the date of the examination, with the exception that in a State where women are declared by statute to be of full age for all purposes at 18 years, women 18 years of age on the date of the examination will be admitted.

Applicants must reside within the territory supplied by the post office for which the examination is announced.

The examination is open to all citizens of the United States who can comply with the requirements.

Application forms and full information concerning the requirements of the examination can be secured from the postmaster at Lindsey, and Dewhurst, Wis., or from the U. S. Civil Service Commission, Washington, D. C.

Applications should be properly executed and filed with the Commission at Washington within 7 days before the date of the examination; otherwise it may be impracticable to examine the applicants.

U. S. Civil Service Commission.

Bids Wanted

Notice is hereby given that the building committee for the building of the Chili State Bank will receive bids for the delivery of building stone and also for the digging of the basement for said bank. Said bids to be delivered at A. Hogenson’s store, Chili, Wis., not later than 12 o’clock at noon, February 24, 1912. Specifications are on file at A. Hogenson’s, Chili, Wis. The Committee reserves the right to reject any and all bids.

Dated February 14th, 1912.
W. R. Happe,
August Prust,
A. Hogenson,

Auction Sale

at the Ben Stubbs farm, 3 ½ miles east of Granton on Saturday, Feb. 24. The following articles will be sold. One bay horse, weighing 1800 will be five years old in spring; 1 gray horse, weighing 1800, will be 8 in spring; 1 bay horse, 8 years old, 1 gray horse, 9 years old; 2 Jersey cows; 1 new wagon; 1 top buggy, nearly new; 2 sets of new double harnesses, 1 new inch plow; 1 dozen Wyandott chickens; 50 quarts of canned fruit, and other things too numerous to mention. Terms: All sums under $10 cash, on larger amounts 6 months time will be given on bankable notes at 6 per cent. Sale starts at 1 o’clock sharp.
Wm. Ebbe, Auctioneer
C. D. Coleman, Proprietor.



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