Friday, March 6, 2009

Jerome News Briefs -- March 1909 ----- from the Semi-Weekly Iowegian

  The bright Sun dogs Tuesday morning brought some extremely cold weather.
  Dr. Maxwell, of Seymour, was a professional caller at the Luse home, Friday.
  After a visit of two weeks with his uncle, Lincoln Moore, and family, Burr Moore, returned Friday to his home near Butler, Mo.
  Will Ferren of South Dakota, who has been visiting relatives near Plano, visited in Jerome the latter part of the week at the home of his sister-in-law, Mrs. G. W. Ross.
  Dr. Miller was called from Plano, Friday, to see Mrs. Clyde Dooley, who has been ill with "grip" and tonsillitis.  She is better at this writing.
  The mumps are still finding victims, Little Raymond Dooley being the last reported on the list.
  Wright Hudson and wife, of Streepyville, were over Sunday visitors at the Geo. Moore home.
  Mrs. Carrie Jones, who has been in Kansas City, for the past eight months returned Tuesday and will remain here during the summer.
  B. F. Sellars came up from Mystic Friday and made a brief visit with relatives.
  Peter Wilson returned Sunday from a trip through southern Kansas and Oklahoma.
  Miss Kathryn Hawkins was a business visitor in Seymour, Tuesday.
  Hedley Love of Plano visited with a friend in Jerome, Sunday.
  Mrs. Abner and Port Harris of Mystic spent Sunday in our city, with their cousin, Mrs. C. A. Stevenson.
  Rev. and Mrs. Bishop attended the Methodist quarterly meeting in Brazil, Saturday and Sunday. There was no preaching services at this place Sunday.
  John Burns, wife and children, returned last Wednesday from Des Moines, where they have been visiting friends.
  Miss Pearl Williamson of Lomonville, Mo., and Miss Flora Hoover of near Numa, visited at this place Sunday to Monday with Miss Williamson's brother, Ira.
  Miss Anna Gorman left Tuesday for Guymond Okla.  She expects to be absent about two weeks looking after the interests of her claim.  Miss Susie Sidles is attending to business at the post office during her absence.
  Mrs. M. I. Moore is in Mystic this week visiting with her daughter, Mrs. B. F. Sellars.
  Chas. Crouch left last Wednesday for Des Moines, to attend the U. M. W. of A convention.
  Mrs. Ella Blackmore of Atwood, Kan., who has been visiting her niece, Mrs. C. A. Stevenson, the past week, returned Sunday to Centerville, accompanied by her sister, Mrs. Mary Ross.
  Little Lelia Dooley is recoving from an attack of tonsilitis.
  The Big 4 mine is not working very steadily.
  Mr. and Mrs. Frank Gable of the Consumers Supply Co., left Tuesday for a visit in Cedar Rapids with relatives.
  The Epworth League held a business meeting Monday evening at the home of Mrs. M. Pendergast.
  Presiding Elder Kendrick came up from Brazil and called a meeting at the M. E. church, Monday afternoon, to see what could be done about building a parsonage.  A committee was appointed to report at a meeting next Wednesday.  There has been about $400 raised at this place for the building. 

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