News: Granton (23 Feb 1912)

Contact: Verna (Welk) Quicker

Surnames: Root, Ure, Kemmeter, Abbott, Paulson, Hales, Lyons, Teatz, Ross, Davis, Kuechenmeister, Youmans, Kimball, Daly, F. J. Riedel, Schlinsog, Ayers, Wage, Schroeder, Morris, Wischulke, Davis, Cook, Hart, Campbell, Cole, Beeckler, Winn, Storm, Pettifer, Schnare, Amidon, Hayden, Gerzemehle, Haff, Reiff, Kuechenmeister, Dudei, Babcock, Martin, Servaty, Kimball, Mallory, Tilton, Lastofka, Fren, Heity, Schmucki, Lindow, Rath, Neitzel, Lowery, Hughes, Marsh, Kurth, Schultz, Kappelle, Prange, Finnegan, Berg, Kidd, Woodworth, Henning, Paulson, Machel, Tischer, Thomas, Stockwell, Taylor, Baer, Nelson, Schoengarth, Deutsch, Fulwiler, Miller, Moths

----Source: The Granton News (Granton, Clark Co., Wis.) 2/23/1912

H. M. Root of Neillsville transacted business here the first of the week.

Miss Vivian Ure of Neillsville was the guest of friends here Sat. and enjoyed the Mask ball.

Miss Edna Kemmeter spent the first half of the week visiting a girl friend at Milladore.

Miss Edna Kemmeter went to Milwaukee Wednesday to master the latest kinks in the milliner’s art.

Dr. A. J. Abbott of Marshfield examined those Dakota horses for Ross Paulson last Friday.

Tom Hales is passenger conductor in the day run since Lyons quit last week.

Miss Anna Teatz was home from Marshfield for an over Sunday visit.

Dr. Ross bought 3 cows of Fred Davis last week and had them transferred to his farm.

Miss Ida Kuechenmeister came home from Milwaukee Sat. evening.

Miss Viola Youmans of Neillsville spent Thursday afternoon here in attendance at Miss Emma Kimball’s birthday party.

We noticed our friend Jerry Daly of the late freight crew dressed up and as conductor on the night passenger trains through here this week.
F. J. Riedel transacted business at the county seat, Tuesday.

Mrs. H. F. Schlinsog and Mrs. L. L. Ayers were Neillsville visitors Monday.

Miss Gladys Wage was over from Humbird for the week end, at home.

Mrs. Edw. Schroeder entertain the Circle, Wednesday.

Mrs. I. W. Morris went to Hayward on Tuesday to visit her husband.

Mr. and Mrs. Wischulke spent the first of the week with friends at Neillsville.

The rooms over the News office are being plastered this week, Leland Davis having finished the lathing yesterday.

Sam Cook re-entered the St. Joseph’s hospital at Marshfield Tuesday for another surgical operation of quite a serious nature.

Geo. Hart and family are boarding at Leland Davis’ since late last week. They having given up housekeeping temporarily, at least.

Mr. and Mrs. Ray Campbell are housekeeping in rooms over the blacksmith shop, since early this week.

Fred Cole bought of W. S. Davis the house and an acre of ground which lies west of the E. Beeckler home lately occupied by the Floyd Winn and Hale Davis families.

Mrs. August Riedel was taken seriously ill at Eau Claire late last week and upon receipt of the news Mr. Riedel and his daughter Miss Emma made hurried trips there last Friday and Saturday.

Mrs. Wm. Storm had a feather bee, Monday.

Miss Pettifer of Eau Claire joined Mrs. Schnare here Wednesday in a visit to Mrs. G. E. Amidon.

Mrs. Louis Hayden came home on Monday from a week end visit with relatives at Merrillan.

Miss Laura Gerzemehle is visiting relatives in the southern part of the state since yesterday.

Joe Haff left for Altona (Altoona?), Sat. He is railroading, now.

The Ladies Aid of Rev. Reiff’s parish will meet with Mrs. Clem. Kuechenmeister next Wednesday.
Miss Emma Riedel and Mrs. Ben Dudei went to Eau Claire Tuesday evening to see the formers mothers, Mrs. August Riedel.

Mrs. Chas. Babcock spent a couple days of this week here with her daughter Mrs. Edw. Schroeder.

Mrs. John Martin of Lynn was an over Sunday guest at the Servaty home in Neillsville.

Miss Emma Kimball entertained the O. E. S. Birthday Club Thursday, the 22nd, in celebration of her birthday which falls due that day.

Wilson Mallory will hold church services here Sunday evening in the Union church. Everybody welcome.

Lester Tilton of Chicago who was visiting his brother Pearl at Lindsey last week spent Sunday morning here with friends.

I will be at Chili and Granton to buy cattle, calves and hogs Monday morning, February 26, till 9 a.m. – M. Lastofka

Geo. Fren and family, Mr. and Mrs. Hefty, Mrs. Wm. Storm, and Mrs. Gerzemehle were guests at Z. Schmucki’s one day this week.

Miss Margaret Riedel came down from Ashland Wednesday evening for a weeks visit among relatives.

John Lindow of Chili was here Monday with his little daughter Clara to consult a physician as regards the little lady’s indisposition.

Mrs. Fred Rath came up from Cataract late last week and remained until Tuesday, visiting at her son, Dr. Rath’s.

Mrs. L. E. Schnare of Glendive, Montana, arrived here late last week, from Eau Claire since which time she has been enjoying herself visiting among her many friends hereabouts.

Miss Laura Neitzel was the guest of Miss Vivian Ure at Neillsville last Friday and enjoyed the Neillsville-Mondovi basket ball game there that evening.

Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Lowery and two children who were here visiting at Chas. Lowery’s returned to their home at La Farge, Vernon Co., on Wednesday.

Mike Hughes expects to leave for his Canada home again tomorrow and Mrs. Hannah Hughes his mother will accompany him, on an extended visit.

Miss Ora Marsh arrived home on Tuesday after a ten days absence and pleasure trip between Duluth and Stevens Point relatives and friends.

Will Kurth’s baby girl was very ill with pneumonia late last week, though much improved, now.

Mr. and Mrs. Will Schultz and the latter’s mother, of Loyal and Mr. Henry Kappelle of Random Lake spent Sunday with E. D. Prange and family. Mr. Kappelle thinks of buying a farm here.

Chester Finnegan since Monday is running opposition to his brother-in-law Hugh Berg in the poultry business. Chester has a flock of pure bred white Wyandots and Hugh the Rhode Island reds.

Charlie Kuechenmeister, two of the Schuelke boys, Mike Hughes and Mrs. Sam Cook went to Marshfield Wednesday to see relatives in St. Joseph’s hospital, at that place.

The Frank Davis household goods began to arrive and take permanent places in the new home here Monday. It is expected the family, if Frank is well enough will take up their residence there today.

Olaf W. Olson of Big Timber, Mont., a former Neillsville boy and friend of the editorial household was a guest of ours last Thursday. He is convalescing after an 11 weeks stay in a Missoula, Mont. hospital where late in November he was operated upon for relief from appendicitis and peritonitis.

Rex Kidd and family are planning on leaving for Shelton, Wash., about the 11th of next month. He will have an auction March 9th.

Mrs. M. V. Ayers who recently sold her farm here in Grant to Bed Dudei bought a house and lot on Hewett St. in Neillsville of her niece Mrs. W. H. Woodworth and will take up her residence there in the near future.

August Henning was over from Chili between trains Tuesday. He has almost entirely recovered from his recent operation at the Marshfield hospital and says he is feeling fine now. Mr. Henning expects to leave for Canada again, some time in March.

Ross Paulson left for South Dakota again on Wednesday where he will buy another carload of horses. Out of the 23 which he brought home with him about two weeks ago only 6 are left. Indications are that there will be a great demand for farm horses this spring.

The Misses Beth Machel and Bertha Tischer went to Milwaukee last Friday for a few days visit. From there they will continue their trip to Chicago where the former has relatives and where they hope to find suitable employment and make an extended stay.

A telegram from Lisbon, N. D. Monday afternoon announced the fact that Judge and Mrs. F. S. Thomas of that place were the proud parents of a 9 pound baby daughter born to them that day. Mrs. Thomas will be remembered as Grace Stockwell a sister of ye Editor’s wife, and this is the first child born to them, they having an adopted son, only.

Mr. and Mrs. David Taylor former Shortville residents having sold their property at Ladysmith came down from there last week and bought Mrs. F. J. Baer’s Neillsville house and lot on Court Street. They will take possession of and occupy same just as soon as Mrs. Gus. Nelson the present tenant can vacate.

Judge Q. W. Schoengarth of Neillsville was the guest of his friend Gus. Deutsch here last Sat. and with him enjoyed the mask ball. About 10:46 p,m. the Judge quietly left the hall and assumed another disguise which baffled the best of us and Gus. was not a little concerned at his friends sudden disappearance as he too did not recognize him in this new costume.

Edward Fulwiler and Miss Lydia Miller were married at Loyal Monday, February 12. Mr. Fulwiler is well known and has many friends hereabouts. He is now located at Loyal where for a number of years he has owned and successfully conducted a barber shop. The young couple arrived here Monday on a visit with his mother, Mrs. Fulwiler in the town of York.

Miss Bertha Riedel and her aunt Mrs. Chas. Moths went to Eau Claire Monday to see Mrs. August Riedel who was so alarmingly ill at the asylum there where she has spent the past six years. They found her very weak bodily, though mentally she appeared unusually bright, recognizing them and calling them by their respective names. The ladies returning home that night expressed the belief that they had conversed with her for the last time, in this life.

The masquerade dance at the opera house Saturday night was a great success socially and financially. The net proceeds amounted to about $70, which will go quite a ways towards installing a furnace in the hall. Most of the costums [sic] were very interesting to the spectators and as a whole everybody present had a good time. If this had been a prize masquerade, Chester Finnegan would have been awarded first honors. Dressed as an old maid he carried out his part so perfect that not even the gentle sex discovered his identity until the masks were removed. Gust. Deutsch no doubt would have carried off the prize for the best comic costume.



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