News: Granton Locals (17 Apr 1914)

Contact: Betty Comstock


Surnames: Albrecht, Amidon, Ayers, Babcock, Baer, Batch,  Beeckler, Bradbury, Brooks, Burch, Camptman, Carter, Cole, Converse, Davis, Dennis, Dietrich, Fischer, Foemmel, Fraser,  Garbush,  Gluch, Gotter, Grasser, Guth, Hart, Haaz, Hales,  Helm, Hoffman, Howard, Huntley, Huntzicker, Jahr, Johnson,  Kennedy, Knickle, Kutche, Lavey,  Lawson, Lowery,  Manes, Neinas, Osgood, Petznick, Pischer,  Rausch, Rhead, Riedel, Robbins, Ross,  Rounsevelle, Schlinsog, Schreiber, Schroeder, Sell, Slocomb, Soles, Steinbach, Sternitzky, Stration, Trader, Tremelling, Trimberger, Viergutz, Vogel, Wage, Wallace, Waterman, Wetteraus, Williams, Witte, Zwick

-----Source: Granton News (Granton, Clark Co., Wis.) 04/17/1914

Maynard Cole has been on the sick list the past two weeks.

Elmer Knickle was at chili on business, Tuesday.

Miss Daphne Beeckler is ill with tonsillitis since Wednesday.

F.E. Gotter spent Wednesday with relatives at Marshfield.

G.E. Amidon was at Marshfield on business, Tuesday.

Miss Irma Albrecht Sundayed with her parents at Chili.

F.L. Waterman of Chili transacted business here Tuesday.

Will Rhead of Alma Center has rented Mrs. M.V. Ayers’ farm.

Mrs. Fred Zwick and Mrs. S.W. Rounsevelle spent Wednesday with friends at Marshfield.

Ira Robbins spent the first half of the week looking after his real estate interests at Neillsville.

George Sell a cousin of Mr. Wetteraus was here from Stratford and visited him last week.

Albert and Ed Jahr of the Jahr Bros. store Sundayed with their mother at Neillsville.

Chas. Babcock of Neillsville visited the Edward Schroeder family here last Friday.  He carries his broken arm in a sling yet.

Miss Alma Fischer underwent a surgical operation for the removal of cysts on the right shoulder glands Tuesday morning.  Elinor Manes a professional nurse from Neillsville was here and assisted at the operation and in her care that day.

Miss Elsie Johnson returned to her school duties in Levis, Sunday.

Dr. E.L. Bradbury was here on professional business Tuesday.

The Windfall Corners birthday club enjoyed a session with Mrs. Elmer Dennis, Monday.

Milton Huntley returned home on Tuesday from a several days visit with relatives at Stevens Point.

A large company of friends were entertained by Mr. and Mrs. Myron Osgood at a “sugaring off” the first of the week.

Miss Bessie Beeckler came home from Sheboygan last Friday and remained until Wednesday when she returned there to resume her school work.

Ed Soles spent several days of last week with his brother Dr. F. A. Soles and other relatives at Spencer.

Mr. and Mrs. Schreiber of Plymouth, who came up two weeks ago to visit Mrs. Dora Garbush, returned home last Tuesday.

Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Fraser and sons, Beauford and Wilber went to St. Paul Friday for an over Sunday visit with relatives of George’s.

Miss Eilnor Manes a professional nurse from Neillsville after 10 days labor with Harold Lavey left him convalescing and went home to Neillsville last Saturday.

Mrs. H.C. Witte who has been so seriously ill and at the Marshfield hospital for several weeks past was welcomed home Sunday.  She is very weak though slowly improving.  Mr. Witte went over Sunday morning and accompanied her home.

Jim Tremelling with his little son made a trip to Marshfield again Sunday.

Miss Pearl Brooks came up from Stevens Point last week Thursday and remained over until Tuesday.

Mr. and Mrs. Clark Waterman of Chili Sundayed here with her parents.

Miss Emma Hoffman came from Chicago last week and is since visiting the Vogel home on route 3.

Miss Hazel Brooks who was home from Minneapolis for the Easter vacation week returned to the city, Sunday.

Miss Mollie Grasser came home last week Thursday from the Fred Garbush home where she has been caring for Mrs. Dora Garbush.

Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Lowery went to Augusta Tuesday to visit her brother Wm. Wallace and his family.

Miss Myrtle Lawson entertained the young ladies birthday circle of Windfall corners, Saturday.

County Supt. Miss Bessie Kennedy spent last week Thursday in this vicinity engaged with her official duties.

Mrs. Hy Sternitzky and daughter Lovilla went to Jackson, Wednesday to attend the funeral of a sister-in-law of Mrs. Sternitzky’s

Mr. and Mrs. T.D. Wage have given much pleasure to their various friends about town through a series of sugar parties given in the past 2 weeks.  They sure “sweetened up” a lot of us.

Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Brooks went to Eau Claire Thursday evening of last week that Mrs. Brooks who was suffering from a complication of diseases might enter the Sacred Heart Hospital and undergo an operation for relief from same.  Mr. Brooks came home Saturday morning but went back next day that he might be with her on Monday through the operation which was deferred until that morning that she be better prepared for it.  Dr. Ross went up Monday morning and reports her to have undergone a very critical surgical operation and that have hopes of her being materially benefited by it.

Mr. and Mrs. Harry Burch made an over Sunday visit at the Joseph Trader home in Fall Creek.

Fred Batch still continues to suffer with an abscess in his right ear.

Geo. Hart has been somewhat under the weather for the past two weeks.

Miss Maria Davis went to Greenwood Wednesday to spend the balance of the week with relatives.

Will Neinas and family of Chili spent Sunday here at his brother Charles’.

Mary Huntzicker of Neillsville spent last Friday here the guest of Helene Baer.

Mr. and Mrs. Fred Helm and daughter, Miss Elda spent Monday at the county seat engaged with abstract work.

Harold Riedel is expected here from Cayanga to take up his residence with his uncle Fred and aunt Miss Bertha.  He will work for Fred on the farm.

Rev. Haaz’s Confirmation class at the Maple Works German Lutheran church next Sunday, April 19th includes: Freda Williams, Dora Gluch, Irene Viergutz, Gertrude Helm, Alma Steinbach, Clara Pischer, Elda Petznick, Ruth Schlinsog, Rawleigh Dietrich, Walter Kutche, Arnold Gotter, and Arthur Riedel.

Mrs. C.A. Guth and children returned home to Athena Tuesday.

Miss Alma Riedel spent Thursday with relatives at Marshfield.

John Trimberger put out 290 swarms of bees Tuesday evening.

Adolph Foemmel put out 110 swarms of bees Tuesday evening.

Mr. and Mrs. Archie Howard are rejoicing over a son born to them a few days since.

The funeral of Mrs. Carter who died at her son Edward’s in Shortville late last week took place Monday.

Guy Hales of York and Ira Slocomb of Grant came up from Madison and spent the Easter vacation with home folks.

Dan Rausch is having extensive improvements made in his home this spring, bith externally and internally.  Not the least of the improvements being hard wood floors within and extensive porch without.

Mrs. Frank Converse visited her nieces the Mesdames L. Howard and W. A. Camptman at Neillsville the first of last week and continued on to the Fay Stration home at Melrose, Monday.




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