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JEROME by Susie Sidles - 26 March 1953

  J. W. Workman was taken to the St. Joseph's hospital in Centerville Monday night following a heart attack at his home. He was returned to his home Sunday and is recovering there. His sons, Forest and Burdette were called from Moline and came home at once.
  Burdette returned Wednesday to his home in Moline but Forrest will remain here and continue farming for the present time.
  The Mystic M.Y.F. brought the traveling cross to the Jerome M.Y.F. Wednesday evening and Sunday evening the Jerome youths took it to the Plano M.Y.F.
  Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Warnick and Mr. and Mrs. Walter Warnick spent Sunday with relatives in Unionville, Mo.
  Jim Sidles returned from Ames Friday where he has been a student at Iowa State College. He will remain at home to help on the farm this term and resume his studies again at the summer term.
  A large crowd attended the sale of household goods at the Inez Fry home Friday afternoon. Mrs. Fry will spend several days with her brother, J. W. and Mrs. Workman before going to Davenport to make her home with her daughter, Mrs. Edward Matelski and family.
  The Matelskis left for their home in Davenport Sunday after being her several days.
  Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Ervin visited at the Smith and Richardson homes in Cincinnati Sunday.
  Miss Mary Lou Morris of Ottumwa spent the week end at the parental J. G. Morris home.
  Howard King, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lester King, is reported seriously ill in Davenport where he has made his home and been employed for some time.
  The W.S.C.S. will hold its all-day cooperative dinner meeting  Thursday. The program will be in charge of Mrs. James Felkner with Mrs. Marvelle McElvain conducting the worship service. Mrs. L. H. Mallett and Mrs. Essie Loofburrow will be hostesses.
  Mrs. Mazzie Anderson, a former resident here, has been sick for several weeks in the St. Joseph's hospital in Centerville, but is now a patient at the University hospital in Iowa City. Her condition seems quite serious.
  Charley McGavran, who is president of the Jerome cemetery association is calling the annual meeting to be held in the Jerome school at 7:30 p.m. March 30.
  Bert Murphy, who is a student at Iowa State College in Ames, is spending the spring vacation at the parental Bert F. Murphy home.
  The pupils of Jackson Branch school where Mrs. Marion Wailes is teacher will be guests and furnish music at the churc hour next Sunday.
  All members of the Y.W. study club were present at the month meeting held with Mrs. William Clark Tuesday evening.
  The Otha Fenton family of Udell spent Sunday at the John Ponsetto home.
  Mr. and Mrs. Peter Sidles were business callers in Corydon Friday.
  George Sidles, south of town, is remodeling and modernizing his home.
  Mrs. Cecile McElvain of Centerville spent Monday at the Paul McElvain home.
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  Transcribed from The Seymour Herald of Thursday 26 March 1953.

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