News: Neillsville - Red Cross Seals (21 Jan 1915)

Contact: Ann Stevens

Surnames: Weller, Eberhardt, Cannon, Brameld, Smith, Glass, Davis, Morely, Tompkins

----Source: Neillsville Times (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 1/21/1915

Sale of Red Cross Seals (21 JAN 1915)

Nearly 5000 seals were sold in Neillsville during the holidays. The actual number was 4918, so a check for $49.18 has been sent to headquarters in Milwaukee.

The business houses offered premiums to the pupils and rooms selling the largest number.

Miss Wellers’ room won first choice of the two pictures and chose “The Horse Fair” given by J.B. Lowe & Son. The other picture, “The Dutch Windmill”, donated by Mr. Eberhardt, goes to Miss Cannon’s room.

Theodore Brameld secured first prize among the boys, a $1.00 in trade at The Big Store.

The girls’ first prize, a $1.00 in trade at Marsh’s, was won by Margaret Lowe.

The pocket knife offered by the Cash Hardware, as a second prize to the boys, was won by Herbert Smith.

Frances Glass secured the second prize for girls, a box of candy at Woelffer’s.

Miss Jean Davis gained the premium offered to high school students a $1 in trade at Sniteman’s.

Two third prizes were offered by a friend. Ruth Morely and Alene Tompkins were the successful ones.

The largest number of seals sold by an individual was 581. The honor goes to Theodore Brameld.

Miss Wellers’ room sold over 1700 seals.



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