News: East Lynn (14 Feb 1913)
Surnames: Staffe, Knoop, Lindow, Burdick, Sternitzky, Stone, Grade, Kleinschmidt, Garbush, Guk, Lenherr, Riedel
----Source: Granton News (Granton, Clark Co., Wis.) 02/14/1913
To pay up a newspaper subscription when it has expired is something like throwing the money into a well. For what under the sun does an editor want with money? To publish a paper is an act of charity, not a money making proposition, even if he does shiver a little on these cold days for want of fuel. It is good for his health, the continual motion keeps his blood in circulation and make him look pleasant, therefore keep the dough secure in your own pockets and thereby avoid all danger of him getting important or learn bad habits. If necessity demands, abuse him till he gets tired of his existence and always add a few pet names for good measure. Keep him constantly under control, as he cannot defend himself for the great reason that he would lose a few subscribers and thereby make matters worse.
Wm. Staffe, Louis Knoop’s right bauer, has pulled up stakes and left for parts unknown.
The Misses Elva and Abbie Lindow were Chili callers last Saturday.
The A. Burdick family spent Sunday afternoon at Louis Sternitzky’s.
Mrs. A.P. Stone returned from Eau Claire last Friday.
Will and Louis Grade are cutting cord wood for Alvin Sternitzky.
St. Patrick’s Day is coming,
And ground hog’s days is past.
The girls are getting bashful
And the boys afraid to ask.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Kleinschmidt and daughter Louella spent Sunday at Arthur Garbush’s.
R. Guk, who attended the funeral of a relative at Whitehall, returned home last Saturday.
Mrs. J. Lenherr of Cedarhurst was visiting at Emil Lindow’s Sunday.
You may talk about the high mountains, the great canyon of Colorado, the broad rivers and deep lakes, but Ed Riedel says when a calf at birth is two inches taller than its mother, that is something to talk about.
Speak not evil of anyone when he is absent, but strive to keep alive that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
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