News: Granton Locals (06 Feb 1914)


Surnames: Albright, Alderman, Alt, Amiden, Anding, Ayers, Baer, Beaver, Beecher, Beeckler, Berg, Bergeman, Bladl, Breseman, Brooks, Chapel, Chase, Coleman-Stubbs, Davis, Dennis, Dietrich, Dorst, Drescher, Elbergen Felser, Frazier, Garbush, Gearke, Gerzemehle, Graves, Gress, Gullick, Hale, Hankey, Hart, Holmes, Hubing, Hudson, Huebner, Huntley, Iackish, Irving, Jensen, Joern, Johnson, Kemmeter, Keuer, King, Knorr, Kuechenmeister, Lastofka, Leatherdale, Lee, Lowery, McClary, McNaul, Mallory, Marten, Messing, Moore, Mortimer, Neverman, Nonhof, Osgood, Paulson, Pierce, Pietenpol, Potter, Randow, Rath, Rausch, Robbins, Ross, Schoengarth, Schuelke, Schultz, Schune, Schwantes, Shaw, Steele, Sternitzky Teatz, Thayer, Tompkins, Washburn, Wentworth, Williams, Williamson, Winn, Wolfe, Wonser, Wood,

----Source: Granton News (Granton, Clark County, Wis.) 02/06/1914

Mrs. W.S. Davis and daughter Gertrude went to S. Paul last Friday and visited relatives until Wednesday.

Mrs. Myrtle Knorr for Chicago last week Wednesday. Her father accompanied her down and her brother Lynn who is at Champaign, Ill., met them in Chicago. Mr. Knorr returned home late last week reporting Miss Myrtle nicely located and a pleasure trip had.

Paul Garbush came home Tuesday from Rochester, Minn., whither he went last Saturday, reporting his brother George very ill. Their mother remained with George.

Found: Chas. Dietrich found an O.E.S. pin Monday and handed it in to this office. Owner may have same by proving property and paying for this notice.

Rudolph Iackish is here from Wyoming visiting between the families of his sisters, Mrs. E.A. Beeckler and Mrs. H.B. Holmes since last week Thursday.

Ira Robbins came home from Fall River Monday accompanied by his nephew, Guy Robbins. Uncle Ira is somewhat improved in health and his nephew will only remain for a short visit.

Mike Dorst driving into town early Friday morning to have the team shod before the rush was on, had the animals lose their footing on the Bergeman hill and in falling they broke the carriage pole.

Mrs. W.S. Davis and daughter Gertrude are home from their visit at St. Paul since Wednesday.

Edwin Pierce and a relative from Michigan came up from Merrillan Tuesday and visited the W.S. Davis family.

Mr. and Mrs. Ben Joern went to Fall Creek Sunday morning. Ben returned next day while Mrs. Joern remained over until Thursday morning.

The Misses Frances Brooks and Lela Potter spent last Saturday at Eau Claire where they visited Mrs. Herman Schoengarth at the hospital.

The Royal Neighbors of Chili will give a basket social at their hall Saturday evening, February 14. There will be a program after which the baskets will be auctioned off. Everybody is invited.

Word was received here from Rockford, Ill., early this week to the affect that Mrs. Weltha Coleman-Stubbs had died there last week. She left here for there a couple of weeks since as we supposed but temporarily indisposed, and this announcement comes as a sad surprise to her many friends here.

Miss Lettie Paulson, professional nurse from Chicago who recently underwent an operation for appendicitis is here since Sunday visiting her sister, Mrs. Dan Rausch of this place. She will remain with her mother, Mrs. Hans Paulson Sr., and other relatives hereabouts through this month, or until she quite recovers in health and strength.

Granton like Milwaukee had a Go-to-church Sunday the first day of this month. Thomas McClary who held the boards at the opera house the night before in the fourth number of this year’s lecture course, assisted by Wilson Mallory of Stevens Point and a choir consisting of J.M. Tompkins, Truman and Hale Davis, and Mrs. M.M. Ross gave us two hours of quiet enjoyment. It was the 23rd anniversary of the organization of the society of Christian Endeavor by Francis E. Clark at Williston Church, Portland, Maine, and was observed by Christian Endeavors all over the world. In the evening Rev. Wolfe held the usual service in the Union Church.

A large and beautiful home grown, house blown, rose graced our supper table Monday night, Ground Hog Day. We received it in that evening’s post and as there was no card or address of sender attached, we have been unable to learn more that that it came off rural route one. We were most happily surprised to have been made the recipient of such a gift at this time of year, and wish that we knew just who to thank, though we must say all patrons of route one look good to us, and we take pleasure in thanking you as a whole for this delightful contribution on Candelas Day.

Llewlyn Beecher spent Monday with friends at Marshfield.

P.J. Kemmeter went to Menasha Tuesday.

Mrs. Joe Felser spent Friday at Neillsville. Mrs. Attela Leatherdale and son Bert of Loyal autoed down and visited at Rice Davis’ Monday.

Mrs. R.C. Beecher, Mrs. Llewlyn Beecher and Mrs. Rice Davis spent Wednesday with friends at Marshfield.

Wed. mornings’ freight brought Carl Kunchenmeister a span of horses from Milwaukee.

E.A. Beeckler went to Neillsville Tuesday evening to attend a meeting of the M.W.A. there that evening.

I will ship cattle, calves and hogs from Granton and Neillsville, February 9 and 10.—M. Lastofka.

Frank Tompkins came home last Friday from a weeks’ business and pleasure trip at Coquet, Minn.,

Dan Messing of Lindsey called on old friends here Monday and went to Marshfield on the afternoon train.

Mrs. Stella Mortimer went to Chilton Friday to attend the funeral of a sister-in-law. She is since visiting relatives there.

John Hubing of Belgium, after a couple months visit between the Will Hubing and Geo. Beaver families went home Friday.

Miss Leona Albright came down from Spokeville last week Thursday and made an over Sunday visit in the Rella Osgood home.

Take Lax a Colds before you get done with the grip. It is a sure break up of colds. 25 cents the box at Amiden’s drug store.

Miss Clara Drescher of Neillsville was the guest of her friend Miss Laura Gerzemehle last Saturday.

Miss Bertha Gearke visited Marshfield and Wausau friends early this week and came home Thursday.

Mr. and Mrs. John Irving after a 2 weeks visit at John Dietrich departed for their home at Area, Ill., on Tuesday.

Miss Amanda Schuelke after a weeks visit here with her parents and others returned to Milwaukee Saturday.

Mrs. Phil Shaw is slowly recovering from her recent severe illness and is about the house since Mon.

Fred Schwantes went to Spencer Thursday for a days visit among relatives and old friends.

Little Pearlie Ross has been out of school for several weeks past on account of illness.

Erwin Hart of Stratford visited relatives here Sunday and continued on to Humbird to visit relatives at that place, Monday.

Mrs. Elmer Dennis is at the Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire since Sunday. Mr. Dennis went up Monday to be present at the time of a surgical operation she underwent that day.

Chas. Brooks came home from Stevens Point for a week end visit with his family. On Monday he attended the school board convention at Neillsville and continued on to the Point that night.

Chas. Bladl, Mrs. A.J. Knorr, C.C. Berg, W.C. Washburn, B.F. Frazier, Robert Garbush, J.P. Breseman, Gus Ayers, Robert Teatz and Geo. Brooks were among those from this vicinity who attended the school board convention at Neillsville, Monday.

The Forest House will serve an oyster supper at midnight for the patrons of the dance at 50 cents a couple. Then for the night of the masquerade February 21st they will serve a chicken pie supper. Remember these two chances for good eats in this the shortest month of the year.

Erwin Brooks, N.E. Lee, P.A. Gardner, Mrs. W.J. Thayer, Mrs. Henry Pietenpol, Mrs. Ara Lee, Mrs. Willis Williams, Mrs. Ernest Lee, Mrs. John Pietenpol and Miss Vera Pietenpol spent Saturday at Neillsville.

Mrs. Agusta Riedel and daughter Alma, Miss Jennie Elbergen, Mrs. Dale Lee, Henry Sternitzky, W.S. Davis, E.R. Wonser and H.E. Williams were among the Granton people at the county seat, Friday.

Al Nonhof received the sad news Tuesday that his father E.A. Nonhof had at 5 o’clock that morning answered the final summons. Deceased was a man of 76 years and suffered from a general decline. For the past year he has lived at Baldwin with his youngest daughter, Miss Lidia, and it was here in his own home that he came to his demise. His remains will be taken to Hingham, Sheboygan County, for burial and on account of his son Al Nonhof being ill and unable to go, E.R. Wonser, a brother-in-law of Al’s went to Baldwin Tuesday and will remain to accompany the funeral party to Hingham where “Grandpa” Nonhof is to be buried.

E.R. Wonser is home from his trip to Baldwin, since yesterday.

Mrs. Homer King visited Mrs. J.L. Neverman at Neillsville, Sat.

Wilson Mallory came up from Stevens Point Saturday.

Mrs. Lucas Hale of Lynn was a pleasant caller about town, Monday.

Will Lowery visited old friends at Neillsville Monday.

Wanted to Rent: A farm with stock and implements—J.A. Johnson, Granton R. 4.

Mr. and Mrs. Bert Gullick came home from Dodgeville last week.

Another car load of Ford autos was received here Thursday by the Knorr and Rausch Agency.

Mrs. S. Gearke and youngest child spent several days of last week at the old home in Neillsville.

Miss Elsie Marten of Chili visited in the John Bladl home here the first of the week.

Miss Bernice McNaul of Chili visited town friends the first of the week.

L.N. Jensen and Rush Wentworth transacted business at Neillsville Tuesday.

Wilson Mallory will hold services at the Union Church next Sunday evening.

Mrs. F.J. Baer attended a party given by Mrs. L. Williamson at Neillsville Wednesday.

Webb Winn transacted business at Vesper the latter part of last week.

Mrs. Geo. Hart and grand-daughter Minerva Davis visited relatives at Marshfield last week Thursday.

Ross Paulson returned home from the west Tuesday with a carload of fine looking large horses.

Mrs. Adolph Schune and Mrs. Gerzemehle spent Monday at Neillsville.

Mrs. Alderman of Humbird after a several weeks visit at the Rev. Wolfe home returned to Humbird on Tuesday.

Al Nonhof who was indisposed and suffering with the grip last week has had a light touch of pneumonia since Saturday and been confined to his bed.

Herman Randow of Black River Falls came up last week Thursday and visited in the Dave Steele home until Monday.

Mr. and Mrs. Llewlyn Beecher and children came up from Stevens Point Saturday evening to visit his parents.

Chas. Hudson of Neillsville spoke to the pupils of his step-daughter, Miss Effie Alt and their visitors in a school room address last Friday afternoon.

Carl Kuechenmeister came home Monday evening from a two weeks visit between Plymouth, Milwaukee and other state points.

Mrs. Oscar Anding visited at the Sherman Gress home in Neillsville the first of the week and had dental work done.

Frank Wood, Roy and Wesley Hart went to Fenwood Saturday afternoon and attended a dance there that night.

Mr. and Mrs. H.G. Graves are home some days since, from their visit at Oshkosh, Neenah, and various other state points.

Miss Huertha Schultz of Nasonville was here Tuesday to consult a physician in regard to her ear trouble.

Mattison W. Chase, the human interest lecturer will be the next number of the Lecture course at the opera house, February 16.

W.J. Thayer and Hale Davis went to Milwaukee Wednesday morning where they are attending the hardware dealers’ convention.

Nice candles at Amiden’s drug store.

Mrs. Rush Wentworth after a 6 weeks visit with home folks at Edgerton, returned here Sun. morning.

Mrs. Leo Chapel accompanied by Dr. Rath took her little six year old son Ellis, to Eau Claire Monday for an operation for the relief of throat trouble.

Ernest Huebner of Kaukauna came last week Thursday and made an over Sunday visit between the Fred Hankey and Ernest Keuer homes.

Herm. Schoengarth while copping wood early last week had the misfortune through a misdirected blow, to severely injure his left foot and necessitate his being laid up, since.

Mrs. Dora Garbush and son Paul went to Rochester, Minn., Saturday to see her son George who on the 28th, underwent an operation there for appendicitis.

Mr. and Mrs. George Huntley drove to Greenwood Tuesday to attend the funeral of a distant relative and aged man, one Joe Moore. Their son Milton Huntley went up by train that afternoon.

Since last weeks rain the roads are not in the best of shape for travel and in some places they are very icy and slippery, making it almost impossible for a horse to keep on its feet unless it is sharp shod. The blacksmiths therefore are working overtime these days. Steele & Felser inform us that one day this week they sharpened and put on 112 shoes.





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