News: Granton Locals (30 Jan 1914)


Surnames:  Alt, Baer, Beeckler, Beil, Berg, Bergeman, Breitenbach, Crandall, Danforth, Davis,  Downer, Drake, Drescher, Dwyer, Gerlach, Gersemehle, Gluch, Frei, Hart, Hefty, Holmes, Huntzicker, Ingle, Joern, Janes, Johnson, Kemmeter, Kimball Knaack, Knickle, Knorr, Lindsley, Lowery, Mable, Machel, Mahns, Marsh, Moldenhauer, Morris, Neitzel, Paulson, Peterson, Potter, Rausch, Reed, Retzlaff, Rose, Schroeder, Schuelke, Schune, Schlinsog, Shafer, Shaw,  Simmons, Smith, Steinbach, Stubbs, Thayer, Tompkins, Turner, Wallace, Waterman, Welsh, Williams, Wilson, Wischulke, Wonser, Worchel, Wright, Zuhlsdorf

----Source: Granton News (Granton, Clark County, Wis.) 01/30/1914

Mrs. Stubbs went to Rockford, Ill, Friday.

Mrs. L.G. Morris who was very ill last week is quite O.K. again.

Frank Tompkins made a business trip to Clopuet, Minn. Friday.

Wesley Hart Sundayed with relatives at Humbird.

Wm. Wischulke made a business trip to Marshfield, Monday.

V.E. Huntzicker of Neillsville spent Monday afternoon here with friends.

John Hefty Sr. and Geo. Frei Sr. spent Monday with the formers son John at Chili.

Mr. N.E. Crandall was a week end guest in the home of her son Eugene here.

Aug. Gluch of Neillsville spent Friday with relatives and old friends hereabouts.

Leslie Shafer is home since Sunday from a two months visit in Vernon County.

Ed Waterman of Washburn has pneumonia and has been very ill since late last week.

Charles Lowery is suffering with blood poisoning in one of his hands since Sunday.

Robert Dwyer of Neillsville is wiring the W.W. Smith house and barn in Heathville for electric lights.

O.A. Peterson was a weekend guest of old friends at Dorchester.

Mr. and Mrs. Will Worchel came home from Dorchester late last week.

Rev. E.A. Knaack and family of the town of York left for Bertram, Minn. their new home last Friday.

Ross Paulson left for Dakota on Sunday on another horse buying trip.  He is expected home next week Friday.

Miss Elsie Neitzel came home from Merrillan for the usual weekend visit.

Mabel Williams and Viva Drake were over Sunday guests of friends in Neillsville.

Frank Zuhlsdorf of Wilton after a two weeks visit at his brother A. Zuhlsdorf’s in Heathville returned home on Monday.

Aug. Zuhlsdorf is fast recovering the use of his broken arm now and moves the fingers of that hand pretty well.

Geo. Simmons of Miles City, Mont. was a guest of the W.J. Thayer family several days last week.

W.J. Thayer and family autoed to Greenwood Sunday and spent the day with relatives.

Dan Rausch, Ben Joern, E.R. Wonser and Edw. Schroeder went to Marshfield on the morning train Sunday and came home that afternoon in a new Overland automobile.

Miss Amanda Schuelke is here from Milwaukee for a weeks visit under the parental roof, since Monday.

Mrs. Breitenbach of Walnut, Ill. With her daughter Estella and son Gordon came from Rhinelander Monday for a visit with the Gus. Bergeman family.

Ben Beeckler writes that he is enjoying life at his brother Price’s in Terre Haute, Ind. And will remain there several weeks more.

Mrs. Sarah Lindsley went to Plymouth Monday to spend the balance of the winter with relatives.  Her daughter Mrs. Abie Turner who accompanied her down is expected home tomorrow.

W.J. Gerlach, Frank Johnson, Elmer Knickle, Mrs. Gersemehle, Mrs. J.M. Tompkins, Mrs. P.J. Kemmeter, Miss Pearl Berg and H.B. Holmes were Neillsville visitors, Monday.

E.S. Danforth of Vermillion, publisher of the Dakota Republican, who came Sunday to visit relatives in the A.M. Johnson home, was a pleasant caller at this office Monday.

Mrs. E.R. Wonser will entertain the Circle next Wednesday afternoon.

Mrs. Joe Downer is on the sick list since early this week.

Mrs. Melvina Wright went to Neillsville Tuesday evening and saw “Bought and Paid For” with her nephew, Gerald Marsh.

The Misses Emma and Clara Retzlaff from near Chili were guests of Miss Effie Alt, early this week.

Mrs. Wm. Schlinsog came home from her visit at the Adolph Beil home in Chili last week Thursday.

Mrs. Hannah Mahns of Neillsville visited at the Wm. Schune home late last week.

Mrs. Frances Steinbach, Miss Myrtle Knorr, the Mesdames W.S. and F.H. Davis and W.J. Thayer visited Neillsville friends last Fri.

Walter Moldenhauer had the misfortune to have his right hand hurt in some machinery Monday morning and has the cap torn off the little finger on that hand.  He had the pluck to replace the cap and fasten it in there, with the aid of three stitches which he took himself.

The O.E.S. Birthday club was delightfully entertained by Mrs. Ed. Schroeder last Saturday afternoon.  The club now boasts of 20 members and many pleasant parties are anticipated.

Miss Clara Drescher came over from Neillsville early Sunday morning and spent the day with her friend Miss Laura Gersemehle since which time she has been sewing for Mrs. W.S. Davis.

Albert Mable being indisposed when Hugh Berg, his substitute, was at Neillsville taking the examination for rural mail carrier Saturday, Mrs. F.J. Baer delivered mail on route 1 by auto.

Mrs. W.D. Rose was ill and confined to her bed several days early this week, suffering with the grip.

Mrs. P.J. Kemmeter and Mrs. F.J. Baer enjoyed “Bought and Paid For” at the Neillsville Opera House Tuesday evening.

Mrs. Philip Shaw was taken suddenly and alarmingly ill with stomach trouble Sunday night and though better at this writing she is as yet unable to leave her bed.  Mrs. Mabel Welsh is caring for her since Mon.

Mrs. Darvin Wallace of Stevens Point came up last Friday and attended the funeral of the late Joe Janes and visited the Rob Machel home in Washburn until Wednesday.

The Geo. Wilson and C.E. Reed families, with Mr. and Mrs. W.S. Davis, Mr. and Mrs. W.J. Thayer, Geo. Simmons of Miles City, Mont., Miss Emma Kimball and Mr. and Mrs. F.J. Baer enjoyed Saturday evening at the Frank Potter home in the town of York.  Since which time they are sure the Potter family are mighty good entertainers.  Cards and an oyster supper were some of the instruments employed.

Chas. Ingle of the Lindsey Telephone Co. was in town on business Monday and our attention was called to a badly burned cap he was wearing.  We jumped to the conclusion that he had used it for an insulator and some woman’s running fire talk had been too much for it, but he assured us that it was not talk that did it, but rather a fire in the cook stove at which he was trying to dry it after being out in a rain storm, and only for his wife’s insisting through her sense of smell, that something was afire, did he realize that he had fearfully mutilated his head gear.




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