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From: Linda Reichert <>
Subject: Jefferson County Record - February 22, 1917 - Volunteer Transcription Part 4
Date: Wed, 11 Jan 2006 11:19:00 -0600

Jefferson County Record, Hillsboro, Mo
February 22, 1917
Vol. XIII, No. 9

Volunteer Transcription - Part 4

[ page 1, column 4 ]

~ Four Ridge ~

No items have appeared from here [f]or a long time, hence this sketch
for we are still on the map.

Mr. Joseph NALIK who has been in ailing health for nearly two years is
[c]onfined to his bed now most of the time.

Wm. BOLLIFER and Pete SWEHLA? are working near Ten Brook hauling ties.

Lewis HILGERT was in St. Louis Monday and tuesday on business.

The entertainment given at the [s]chool Sunday the 11th was a decided

Despite the cold weather which prevented many from coming, an overflow
crowd was present. The teacher, the pupils of the school and the young
people of the district had been at work for some time preparing a
program of recitations dialogues and plays and their performance is a
credit to their efforst. Every detail of [t]he program of four hours
length was successfully carried out.

If you Mr. Doubter and Knocker who believe or may have formed the idea
that we cannot do things, are still under that impression you had
better put on your thinking cap for you have another guess coming.



The annual exhibit of the work of the 8th grade pupils of Jefferson
county comenses to-day. Most of the work was in place Wednesday. To
give a description of the individual work of the various schools at
this time would be premature. Suffice to say that the work is excellent
and will be a revolation to persons who may come to see it. Rock, Big
River and Meramec schools are to visit the exhibit and give their
programs today. Hillsboro also will b e on the program tonight. Friday
Festus and County School. Friday night Victoria and other Central
Township Schools. Saturday Crystal City and other schools will close
the exhibit.


Joseph J. HOECKEN left for St. Louis Monday night and expects to be
away on business for a few days.

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