From December 1911
Correspondence (Samples from each district within the readership of the GRASS LAKE NEWS for 21 and 28 December 1911.)
Leoni: There will be a Christmas tree and exercises at the church Friday evening, December 22. Mrs. Wm. H. Hanna is not improving as much as her friends hoped for.
Napoleon: The Lady Maccabees have elected the following officers for the ensuing year: Com., Jeannette Wells; past com., Eleanor Tracy; rec. K., Bertha Ward; Fin. Keeper, Abbie Ward; Lieu. Com., Barbara Smith; M. at-arms, Hattie Crego; searg., Mary Hay; sent., Augusta Hackett.
Prospect Hill: Gleaner meeting at Maple Dale Saturday, Dec. 23. Every gleaner is requested to be there at 10 A.M. Mrs. C. C. Hitchcock is very poorly again.
West Ninevah: Eugene Merrill had the misfortune to lose one of his horses a few days ago. Van Orban’s nephew, who has been spending some time with Mr. and Mrs. Orban, is expecting to go to South Bend, Indiana, soon.
Waterloo: The band gave a banquet at the home of A. J. Snyder and wife Saturday evening. A fine supper was served and all had a good time. Geo. Beeman delivered some dressed hogs to Jackson parties Wednesday. He also attended the Gleaner rally while there.
Southeast Grass Lake: Leonard Wolff has returned to school after being absent on account of mumps. B. Coppernoll and wife had as guests Saturday evening Orton Coppernoll and family of Grass Lake, Harry Coppernoll and family of Fishville and Mrs. Cora Lanier and children of Florida.
Norvell: The church and nearly all the business places of the village, also several residences have been fitted out with electric lights during the past week. Mrs. Mary Hildebrand of Jackson has been spending a week or two with her mother in this village.
Long Island: Two young gentlemen of Brooklyn called on two girls of our neighborhood Saturday and Sunday. The boys were about to bridle their horse to go for a joy ride, when it was frightened by a blond morning dove which came to the door. The horse started for home leaving the boys behind. The boys played third party home with two young couples who attended the Wheaton concert. H. H. Mellencamp and wife entertained a few of their neighbors Tuesday evening.
West Napoleon: Christmas exercises will be held at the schoolhouse in district No. 3 on Friday afternoon. N. J. Nichols has a Night Commander Acetylene plant installed in his new house.