This postcard greets the new year with a clock face chiming midnight. The clock face is surrounded by blue flowers and mistletoe. The greeting proclaims A Glad New Year. The card is in good postally used condition with intact brightly colored gel face with a chip on the lower right corner as the only flaw.
The back of the card bears the following markings: Printed in Germany, Series No. 7147 and a trademark. There is a1913 Saint Charles, Mo. postmark and canceled stamp present. The card bears a message and address written in ink.
Message: Dear friend Happy New Year. Well how are you. We were looking for you folks over last Sunday. We butchered Monday and have been awful busy for a few days. We looked for Bud and Mamie last Friday & Saturday but haven't seen them yet. Now be sure to come over Sunday or some time soon. How do you like this gloomy weather. Elsie said tell you Hello. Did Andy and M. get my card. By By Be sure to answer. Tell Joe and M. and Laura Hello for Elsie and I By By Ella.
GENEALOGY: This card is sent by Ella. She mentions a number of people in the message but give no last names. The card is addressed to Miss Lizzie Brink Golden Eagle, Ill.