News: Granton (8 Mar 1912)

Contact: Verna (Welk) Quicker

Surnames: Neinas, Rausch, Hauge, Canfield, Dubes, Morley, Darling, Lee, Anderson, Butterfield, Davis, Snyder, Richter, Trimberger, Bealer, Guk, Grobe, Reiff, Holmes, Page, Breed, Paulson, Downer, Reich, Garbusch, Marsh, Kintzele, Hart, Sholtz, Wonser, Beaty, Garbush, Kuechenmeister, Cook, Beilke, Castile, Hazel, Degener, Lastofka, Lowery, Handt, Schlinsog, Schuelke, Nonhof, Stubbs, Clement, Neitzel, Hempe, Barth, Witte, Huntley, Hefty, Roehl, Winn, Schune, Paulson, Schwister, Bergeman, Beeckler, Bladl, Martin, Tompkins, Rondorf, Heckler, Nasland, Ranee, Crandall, Grasser, Herrian, Kemmeter, Ure

----Source: The Granton News (Granton, Clark Co., Wis.) 3/8/1912

Will Neinas went to Beloit early this week.

Dan Rausch transacted business at Marshfield, Monday.

Ole Hauge of Neillsville transacted business here on Monday.

Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Neinas drove out and spent Sunday at Will Neinas’.

Ray Canfield and Frank Dubes to Neillsville Saturday eve.

Clark Morley of Neillsville spent Saturday afternoon here with friends.

Carl Darling came up from Sheboygan Saturday evening to accept a position on the T. F. Lee farm.

Bill Anderson is conductor on the way freight since some time in January.

Beautiful Easter cards at 1¢ each at Witte’s.

Mrs. Belle Butterfield of Neillsville was a guest of Mrs. K. Davis a couple days last week.

Mr. and Mrs. Albion Snyder of Duluth are again parents to a brand new boy born March 1st.

Judge O. W. Schoengarth of Neillsville was here on business, Wednesday.

Harry Campbell went home to Humbird Saturday evening in response to the intelligence that his grand-father Edward Campbell had died there, that day.

A baby girl was born to Mr. and Mrs. Ferdinand Richter last week Thursday.

A new baby made its first appearance at the George Trimberger home last week Thursday.

Chas. Bealer of Grand Rapids visited the Will Neinas and Reinhold Guk families, over Sunday.

Fred Davis will ship cattle, calves and hogs from here Monday morning, March 11th.

Mrs. Grobe of Wausau is here visiting her daughter Mrs. Reiff, since last Saturday.

Miss Gertrude Holmes fell last Friday evening upon an icy walk and broke the left fore arm and dislocated the left wrist.

Mrs. Warren Page drove up Tuesday and took her mother Mrs. Gusta Breed, home with her on a several days visit.

Ross Paulson came home from South Dakota, Tuesday with another car load of farm horses, for sale.

Mrs. Frank Downer spent Saturday at Marshfield and consulted an eye specialist of that city.

Gus. Reich, Mrs. Otto Garbusch and little son, the Misses Maria and Ora Davis, Vet Marsh and John Kintzele were Neillsville visitors, Saturday.

Mrs. Fred Hart accompanied by grandpa Charles Hart and her three youngest children came home from Humbird, Saturday.

Miss Maymie Sholtz arrived here from Bismark, N. D. last Sat. on an extended visit and vacation at home.

Mr. and Mrs. Fred Wonser and son Gordon returned home to unity, last Saturday.

Howard Beaty accompanied by his mother came home Monday from a visit in Richland county.

Mrs. August Schoengarth of Neillsville came over Monday and spent the day with her aunt Mrs. Rosa Garbush, who was very ill.

Mr. and Mrs. Clemens Kuechenmeister spent Saturday with Sam Cook and others, at Marshfield.
Mrs. Gus. Beilke visited Marshfield relatives a couple days this week.

Mr. and Mrs. Castile and two little ones returned home to Grant county Tuesday after a visit with the Hazel’s at Lindsey.

I will be at Granton and Chili to buy stock, calves and hogs Monday, March 11th till 8 a.m. At Chili inquire at Degener’s store. -- M. Lastofka

Phillip Lowery went to Marshfield Saturday and brought his little daughter Norma home from there, that evening.

Louis S. Davis after a several weeks vacation and visit among relatives here returned to Helena, Mont., last week.

Herman Handt arrived here from Thief River, Minn., early this week and will probably stay here during the summer.

Health officer Herman Schlinsog reports a case of scarlet fever at the home at Chas. Schuelke, the latter’s son Herman being afflicted with the malady.

For Sale: A nicely marked high grade Holstein bull calf. 3w – A. H. Nonhof

Chas. Neinas and daughter Lydia were at Neillsville last Sat. that the young lady might have dental work done out of school hours.

Mrs. Ernest Stubbs and Mr. and Mrs. Clement with their two little ones left for Waupaca and Stevens Point Monday for a visit among relatives at those places.

Mrs. Otto Neitzel went to Milwaukee late last week to visit her sister Mrs. Hempe who was very ill.

Miss Bertha Barth was quite indisposed and absent from the H. C. Witte store several days this week.

Stillman Huntley, Dan Hefty, and Will Roehl went to Monticello Wednesday where they have secured employment.

Homer and Noble Downer went to Neillsville Wednesday to visit their sister Mrs. H. C. Holmes who next day left for her home near Glendive, Montana.

Miss Ruby Winn went to Milwaukee Wednesday night to enter Trinity hospital there to study and fit herself for a professional nurse.

Mary Schune who went to Milwaukee nearly two weeks since to visit relatives and consult physicians in regard to her health writes Mrs. H. P. Schlinsog that she may yet this week, enter a hospital there for medical treatment.
Ross Paulson’s car load of horses brought many buyers from Neillsville and the surrounding country early this week. Ross is as thorough a horse man as his brother Pete is an automobile man and he surely brought a fine lot of horses home with him Tuesday.

Mr. and Mrs. Will Schwister of Black Creek with their 4 little daughters came last week Thursday and made an over Sunday visit at Gus. Bergeman’s. The lady is a sister of Mr. Bergeman’s.

Price Beeckler came up from Dubuque, Iowa, last week Thursday and remained over Sunday getting acquainted with his small son and visiting his wife who at that time was very ill. Mother and baby are doing well at this writing. Mrs. E. A. Beeckler has since Monday come home, and brought the baby with her. She will continue caring for the little fellow until its mother regains some of her strength.

Mrs. Martin with her little grandson baby Bladl spent Wed. morning at Chili.

Mrs. J. M. Tompkins entertained the Circle ladies Wednesday afternoon.

Mr. and Mrs. Mat Rondorf went to Rochester, Minn., Monday where Mrs. Rondorf underwent a critical surgical operation and she will of necessity, spend the next several weeks there.

E. H. Heckler, for several weeks past acting agent at this station left for Baldwin, Wis., on Thursday, to fill a similar position at that place. While here Mr. Heckler made many warm friends and his pleasant and accommodating ways won for him the good will of the public.

Mrs. Louise Nasland of Chicago arrived here yesterday morning in response to a telegram that her mother Mrs. Rosa Garbush was very ill. Mrs. Garbush though had been called to that home beyond and had left a little after 9 o’clock on Wednesday evening. The funeral will be held on Sunday.

Don’t forget the Ranee Company at the Granton opera house Friday and Saturday, March 8 and 9. The performances are given under the auspices of the Royal Neighbors and half of the proceeds will go towards the purchase of a new piano for the hall. Admission 25 and 15¢.

Eugene Crandall took charge of this station Thursday morning. His household goods arrived last Tuesday and he expects to have the rooms in the News building ready for occupancy some time next week. His family is at present with her parents in Neillsville.

Mike Grasser has good reasons for that pleased look and important air of his, for he is “Grand-pa” to a big 10 pound girl born to Mr. and Mrs. John Herrian at Glendive, Mont., last week. Mrs. Herrian was Alma Grasser.

The Masonic brethren assisted by their worthy wives gave L. A. Marsh a genuine surprise party last Saturday evening in the rooms over our office where his carpenter shop has been all winter. It was just a week in advance of his birthday owing to the fact that the rooms were to be turned over to Eugene Crandall our new station agent this week. All present had a thoroughly enjoyable time, and all wish L. A. many more such celebrations. Cards and a very appreciable lunch furnished the evenings entertainment.

Mrs. P. J. Kemmeter who with her two children and Philmore have been at Fullerton, Cal., since some time in December write Mr. Kemmeter here that they are enjoying fresh lettuce, radishes, onions etc. from their own garden and that choice ripe tomatoes and many other of the seasonable good things there are to be had daily from the market; that the little folk enjoy playing with little sail boats in the ditch beside their yard daily, as they often did here directly after a heavy rain of the good old summer time. Philmore has charge of the clothing department of a large store there.

John Ure who went to Plano, Ill., a week ago Monday to look over the plant of the Independent Harvester Co. there, after a weeks inspection of said plant and its workings, returned home again early this week. Mr. Ure says he is well repaid for the time and money he spent looking into this business proposition and after his inspection of the plant purchased two shares of stock in same and has subscribed for eight more shares. They have an experimental farm 150 acres of the finest land in the state of Ill., where cottages accommodate their working men. These employees, all young men, enjoy the use and pleasures of an amusement hall, bowling alley, baths and club house owned and controlled by the corporation. Each one of these employees, who by the way are not allowed to use liquor in any form, are all stockholders in the plant. Mr. Ure expressed it as his opinion that it is to the interest of every farm to be a stock holder in some such company.



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