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Subject: Jefferson County Record - February 15, 1917 - Volunteer Transcription part 8
Date: Thu, 19 Jan 2006 19:12:28 -0600
Volunteer transcription - Linda in MO - Part 8
Jefferson County Record, Hillsboro, Mo
February 15, 1917
Vol. XIII, No. 8
[ page 2, column 3 ]
~ Maxville Items ~
Joseph GRAZEK spent Sunday in St. Louis.
Mr. and Mrs. Jamaes GRAF were in St. Louis shopping Monday.
Joseph KOCHNER of Maxville died Saturday evening after a short illness.
Peter FREDERITZI was quite busy at hauling ice last week from the
Joe KESSLER and AL HAAGE gave a dance at Seckman Saturday evening which
was quite a success among them from St. Louis were Arthur HAAGE, Frank
KESSLER, Miss B. STEINBERG, Miss V. VOGEL, John and William BAUER, R.
PAUL, Jr. furnished the music which was well received.
Anna ZENTNER was over to visit Margaret WILDEL Sunday afternoon.
Leona ZIEGLER and Hazel SIEDLER went out driving sunday afternoon with
Lester SIEDLER’s pony.
J. B. FREDERITZI has a new team of horses.
Mrs. R. BUREN of St. Louis visited her sister, Mrs. Phiip GANGLOFF a
We have heard of “Berry Kings” but a man who can unload sixty boxes of
potatoes at one time this year deserves to be called the potatoe king.
He is John HERMANN.
The foundation of our much waited for bridge is finished.
The ferry after being closed for four days on account of the ice is in
It is rumored that Christ EHLINGER has leased the Joe HEIMBACH farm.
~ Along the Pevely Line.
Mr. and Mrs. August JUEDE were visiting Mrs. John ENGLEBACH last Sunday.
Mrs. Katherine SCHAFER spent a few weeks in St. Louis visiting
relatives and also going to the eye specialist.
Mr. and Mrs. John STAHL Sr. have been on the sick list, but have
greatly improved, and their daughter Sadie is home from St. Louis and
tenderly cares for them.
The ladies’ aid of the Lutheran church had their monthly meeting at
Mrs. Ed. RAPPS last Thursday afternoon. All reported an enjoyable time,
Mrs. RAPP entertaining in the best style. The next meeting will be held
at the home of Mrs. Charls[sic] [Charles] REUBEL.
We learn that Mr. August SCHMIDT near Engle has accepted a postilion in
St. Louis and may shake off the Jefferson county mud in the near
future. As yet Mrs. Schmidt and her sister Mrs. RADFORD are keping[sic]
watch on the farm.
Mrs. Valentine HERBST and Floyd SCHMALZ of Valmeyer, Ills., were
spending their vacation in Missouri. While here they also called on Mr.
HERBST’s sister, Mrs. Charles REUBEL and family ??d as Mrs. REUBEL is a
great entertainer it did not take her long to gather up a few young
folks of the neighborhood and all spent a very enjoyable evening. A
delightful supper was served at a late hour. All meeting for the first
time as strangers but parting acquainted as old time friends. come
Misses Hulda and Emma SCHMIDT attended Lutheran services at Herculaneum
Miss May MEYER who is teaching the Moss Hollow school was visiting Mr.
and Mrs. Geo. ENGELBACH last Sunday.
Mrs. H. GROVEAN of St. Louis is visiting relatives in Pevely.
~ In Memoriam ~
In loving memory of our dear son and brother, Walter WEDDE who departed
this life February 14, 1917.
The depth of sorrow we cannot tell,
At the loss of one we loved so well.
And while he lies in peaceful sleep,
His memory we shall always keep.
Day by day we sadly miss him,
Friends may think the wound has healed;
But they little know the grief
That within our heart’s concealed.
He shall never be forgotten;
Never from our memory fade.
Loving hearts will always linger
Around the grave where he is laid.
Sadly missed by all.
~ Public Notice ~
The County Highway Engineer of Jefferson county, will on Saturday, the
24th day of February, 1917, at Two-O-Clock p.m., near the residence of
Toney OBER, at the foot of the Antire hill on the Gravois Rock Roa in
Meramec township, let at public outcry to the lowest and best bidder,
the complete contract for making fill and building side wails to same
at the new concrete bridge at such place. Plans and specifications of
said work are now on file in the office of the Highway Engineer at
The County Highway Engineer reserves the right to reject any and all
Harry D. GRIFFITH, Highway Engineer
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