News: Granton Locals (19 Oct 1917)


Surnames: Moench, Amidon, Hagen, Winn, Sneberk, Chapel, Marsh, Devine, Murphy, Zorn, Sorenson, Williams, Lowery, Lytle, Cole, Woodward, Breed, Wonser, Wright, Strand, Jackish, Esch, Baer, Ross, Sternitzky, Smith, Dorst, Hazelhuhn, Michalson, Qualley, Paulson, Manthey, Hefty, Cattanach, Zielsdorf, Bredlau, Hubing, Feorand, Hogenson, Batchelder, Cummings, Wilson, Kurth, Free, McMahon, Erdner, Beeckler, Davis, Waterman, Fabian, Nehs, Devos, Grassman, Miner, Stevens, Huntzicker, Crandall, Rath, Schoengarth, Peterson, Braatz, Campbell, Rogers, Kurth, Bleser, Ferhrmann, Elmhorst, Eberhardt, Agin, Suter, Lautenbach, Rudolph, Stockwell, Hillman, True, Poeppel, Martin, Striggle, Dahlke, Riedel, Roehl, Edwards, Wegner, Minett, Hallock, Hill, Anthony, Barager, Lezotte, Wilding, Squire, Machel, Sample, Snow, Billy

----Source: Granton News (Granton, Clark County, Wis.) 10/19/1917

Mrs. Leo Moench went home to Pine Island, Minn. last Friday.

G.E. Amidon was at Marshfield on business on Wednesday.

Mrs. Gus Hagen went to Neillsville Tuesday to visit her parents.

Mrs. Floyd Winn was a Neillsville visitor on Monday.

Mrs. Joss. Sneberk of Neillsville was over on shopping bent on Monday.

Chas. Chapel autoed over from Marshfield on business on Tuesday.

A.B. Marsh of Neillsville called on town friends Friday.

Mrs. Devine, who has been visiting at Dr. Murphy's, went home to Parnell last Friday.

The auction at Wm. Zorn's last Tuesday, postponed from last week Thursday, was a huge success.

Mrs. Sorenson of Chicago, after a visit at A.L. Williams' on route 2, went home on Monday.

Mrs. Chas. Lowery is gradually recovering from her recent severe illness.

Miss Lytle of Ogdenburg came last Saturday and visited her cousin Mrs. Leonard Cole until Wednesday.

Mrs. Frances Woodward of Neillsville spent Wednesday here with Mrs. Gustie Breed.

Mrs. E.R. Wonser entertained the Circle on Wednesday.

Vernon Wright went to Adams Thursday on a visit to Clarence Strand.

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Jackish of Dubuque had a brand new daughter born to them late last month.

Hon. John J. Esch of La Crosse was a guest of the Baers at dinner, Tuesday.

Arno Ross was at Marshfield on business, Saturday.

Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Cole were Marshfield visitors on Saturday.

Walter Sternitzky of route 2 went to Appleton Thursday.

Rev. Jarrett L. Smith of the Christian Church came from Minneapolis Saturday and was an over Sunday guest in the Mike Dorst home.

Mrs. Geo. Hazelhuhn of Rice Lake and Mrs. R. Michalson of Mt. Horeb, after a 5 days visit at H.A. Qualley's on route 4, went home on Friday.

Maymie Gardner is reported to be getting along very nicely at the Eau Claire hospital. Her mother remains with her and assisting in her care.

Miss Sylvia Paulson of Lindsey took the train here last Friday for Pierre, S.D., where she is teaching in a rural school this year. Her dad Chris Paulson autoed in with her and saw her off from here.

Mrs. Albert Manthey was a Marshfield visitor Friday, going over to take treatments in hope of bettering her hearing.

Mr. and Mrs. John Hefty Sr. accompanied their daughter Mrs. Harry Cattanach and the latter's children, home to New Miner, last week Wednesday.

Mr. and Mrs. G.A. Zielsdorf and daughter Ella, and Mrs. T.H. Bredlau of Wilton, are visiting relatives in the A.F. Zielsdorf family at Spokeville since last Friday.

Mrs. Mary Hubing returned home late last week from Chicago and her visit at various Wisconsin points.

Mrs. Harry Feorand and daughter Maxine of Black River Falls visited the Adolph Hogenson family here two weeks ago.

P. Batchelder and son C.A. Batchelder, with D.J. Cummings, all of Wheeler, after a visit with R. Wilson at Plymouth, came here two weeks ago and visited Mr. and Mrs. George Wilson.

The Mesdames Richard Kurth, Leo Moench and Will Kurth, with the latter's little daughter Norma, enroute home from their auto trip to New York, arrived here by rail last week Thursday evening. They left Will and Richard Kurth with the car in a rain storm and with heavy roads at Oshkosh. The boys drove through, arrived quite G.K. on Saturday. All report a most interesting and thoroughly enjoyable trip.

Mrs. Jack Free of Shanghai, China, after a seven months absence from home and a two month visit here with her sister Mrs. Justin Johnson and their mother Mrs. McMahon, left for Canada two weeks ago today, and after a short visit there, will join Miss Kate Erdner at Portland, Oregon, her partner's home. The two ladies are expecting to embark on the 31 day ocean trip about the 26th of this month.

The Misses Haidee and Daphne Beeckler, Ora and Gertrude Davis, with Mrs. Clark Waterman and Helene, were Neillsville visitors on Saturday.

Geo. And Will Fabian of Williams Bay came last week Thursday and attended the funeral of their brother Clarence's child, who burned to death on Tuesday. They left for home again on Saturday.

Attorneys Victor Nehs and A.L. Devos of Neillsville were here on professional business Wednesday morning.

Miss Esther Grassman came home from Ilo, N.D. last Saturday, accompanied by her little niece Maxine Miner, on an extended visit.

Mr. and Mrs. L. Stevens are home from a couple weeks visit with relatives at Spokeville, Spencer and Veefkind, since Saturday.

Miss Ruth Huntzicker went home to Greenwood Saturday and made an over Sunday visit with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Huntzicker.

The Mesdames G.E. Amidon, E.W. Crandall, R.R. Rath and H.E. Schoengarth were Marshfield visitors on Saturday.

Ethan Peterson came home from Stevens Point with his right foot in a hospital shoe and walking with the aid of a crutch, the result of a ball sprain of his right ankle suffered in a football game at the Normal two weeks earlier. He returned there to resume his studies again on Monday.

Vernon Wright, who ahs been with the Will Huff family at Cadillac, Canada for months past, is home from there since Saturday. He has plans for enlisting in Uncle Sam' Navy now.

Mrs. Carl Braatz and little daughter Helen left for Sioux City, Iowa last Friday on a visit to Henry Fischer and family in that city.

Mrs. Chas. Campbell of Neillsville spent much of last week with her daughter Mrs. Frank Rogers in the town of York.

Mrs. Arthur Kurth and little son, with Miss Elsie Kurth, went to Unity Monday on a couple days visit to the former's parents residing there. They will also visit at H.A. Bleser's near Marshfield before returning home.

Harry Davis, under treatment for eye trouble and upon advice from an eye specialist who performed an operation on his eyes late last week, came down from Minneapolis Tuesday to spend the balance of the week ehre with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Davis.

F. Fehrmann of La Grange, Ill., a brother-in-law of Louis Elmhorst of Maple Leaf Dairy Farm in East Lynn, was up last week and on Friday closed a deal for the Oscar Eberhardt farm on route 1, better known as the old Agin farm.

Mrs. Frank suter and baby Donald and her sister Miss Hattie Lautenbach, with Mrs. Julius Rudolph and little daughter Margaret, all of Milwaukee, are here since last Friday on a two week visit at the home of the former's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Lautenbach on route 4.

A.D. Stockwell of Michigan, returning from a trip to Erie, S.D., visited his niece, Mrs. F. J. Baer, the first of the week and left for Chicago Tuesday where he is now visiting a son residing there.

D.H. Hillman of Chicago, accompanied by his sister, Mrs. Henry Sternitzky, left here Thursday morning for Jackson, where they will visit among relatives for a week or so.

A school basket social will be given Friday evening, Oc. 26th at the schoolhouse in District No. 3, Fremont, with Miss Beth Free Teacher, to which all are cordially invited. Ladies will please bring baskets.

Miss Esther True of Hatfield came Saturday and visited at E.A. Beeckler's until Sunday evening when she went home by auto and her parents who came up for a visit on Sunday.

Chas. Hubing, who left her last spring, enlisted at Beach, N.D., and is now in training at Charlotte, N.C. He expects to be on his way to France soon.

Mrs. Poeppel and son Joe of Loyal took the train here Monday for Cashton where they attended the funeral of a relatives.

Mr. and Mrs. John Martin went to Milwaukee Monday that he might be treated by a specialist and where they will probably spend the winter with the John Martin family.

Mr. and Mrs. Striggle of Cando, N.D., enroute to Chili Tuesday, exchanged pleasantries with old friends at the depot here that morning.

Mrs. Mattie Williams came up from Junction City Monday evening and is spending the balance of the week here with her daughter, Mrs. W.F. Dahlke.

Albert Riedel and Frank Roehl, two of Granton's drafted boys now at Camp Grant, Rockford, Ill., are holding down first chairs in the selective men's band. They were the successful 30 out of 10, 000 would be musicians examined. Albert plays a cornet and Frank a trombone. Albert too has been made a corporal in the band.

Judge Edwards of Oconomowoc, who own 700 acres of land in the town of Sherwood and 80 acres in York, came up last Saturday and remained until Monday evening looking after his real estate interests here.

Horton & Galloway of Waupaca were up last Friday, and with W.S. Davis, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Wegner, went to Neillsville and completed the deal they had on for the purchase of the Forest House.

Walter Minett and family came up from Richland County last week to take possession of their new home, the Wm. Zorn place on route 1.

Mrs. B.S. Hallock of Chili, enroute home from a trip down the line Tuesday, greeted old friends at the depot here that day.

M.W. Hill of Weyauwega came up last Saturday and remained until Tuesday, a guest of his son-in-law Victor Anthony on Route 3.

Miss Vila Barager of Stevens Point came Friday and remained, a guest of her sister Miss iva Barager, until Tuesday.

Miss Beatrice Lezotte of Alma Center was up two weeks ago and visited her father Wm. Lezotte here and the Arthur Wilding family on R. 4.

Mrs. Beth Squires and her sister Miss Amanda Machel went to Chicago Tuesday, where they have employment, and expect to spend the winter.

Mrs. Park Sample and Mrs. Glen Snow drove over from Chili Tuesday and made some pleasant calls among town friends.

Mike Billy is expected home from Waukesha where he has spent the past two weeks under medical care and treatment, yet this week.

T. Hubing arrived here Monday from Union, Mont. for a few weeks visit with relatives and friends.





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