News: Catholic Order of Foresters 25th Anniversary (1908)

Contact: Stan

Surnames: Schramm, Leuschen

----Sources: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) Thursday, 05/28/1908

Silver Jubilee Anniversary

The demonstration to be held in Colby, Wisconsin on Sunday, May 24, in honor of the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Catholic Order of Foresters, combined with the names day of St. Mary’s church, which also is on this day, will be a notable and memorable event. The celebration will take place in and around the old church. A fine dinner and supper will be served by the ladies of the congregation, ice cream, refreshments, amusements of all kinds, during afternoon and evening. Music and singing by Foresters. Address by Rev. Schramm and John Leuschen of Marshfield, closing with a fine display of fireworks at 9 p.m. Everybody is cordially invited to be present and make themselves at home all the day and evening.

----Sources: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) Thursday, 06/04/1908

The Foresters’ ball last Monday night, was a remarkably pleasant affair. The attendance was a large as the hall could possibly accommodate. The music by the Maeder Orchestra of Appleton was excellent and kept the large number of dancers two-stepping and waltzing around the hall until they played "home, sweet home" near the middle of the last half of the night.

A fine supper was served in the old church by the ladies. All who attended *** Note: The remainder of this article was missing.



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