Friday, May 8, 2009

JEROME by Susie Sidles - 8 January 1953

  Mr. and Mrs. Billy Mincks of Waterloo spent the week end at the Charley McGavran home.
  The Chester Jarnigan family of Des Moines spent last week end at the parental James Felkner home.
  Paul Ervin has been unable to go to his work at the Meadow Gold creamery in Centerville the past several days but is improved and will be back to work soon.
  Mr. and Mrs. Andy Van Blaricom have boon been quite ill with flu.
  Larry Mallett had a tonsillectomy in the hospital in Bloomfield last Tuesday. He is recovering all right and at home.
  Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Hefner accompanied their daughter, Colleen, to Des Moines last Sunday after she had spent the Christmas holidays at home.  Monday she had surgery at the Lutheran hospital there. Hefner returned home in a few days but Mrs. Hefner will remain in Des Moines until she is improved to accompany her home. Her brother, Norman, spent New Year's day there and William and W. R. Hefner spent this week end in Des Moines.
  Miss Pattie Murphy returned to Davenport Sunday after spending the holidays at the parental Bert Murphy home.
  Pete and Jim Sidles and Bert A. Murphy have returned to Ames to resume their work at Iowa State College after spending the holidays at their homes here.
  The Rev. and Mrs. M. R. Gonzalez spent most of last week with friends in Muscatine.
  Mrs. James Hileman and Mrs. Forrest Workman will be hostesses for a birthday tea at the Methodist church Thursday, Jan. 8. Mrs. Charley McGavran will have charge of the program.
  Miss Mary Lou Morris has accepted a secretarial job in the office of John Morrell and Co. in Ottumwa. She will report for work this week.
  School opened Monday after a vacation for Christmas and New Year's.
  Mr. and Mrs. William Brown received word from Vurle Brummett, who is with the air force. He spent Christmas in Japan and sent some lovely gifts from there.
  Mrs. Ila Williams and two children of Manhattan, Kans., returned home Sunday after spending several days at the parental O. L. Fry home.
  Mrs. Paul Ervin entertained a group of children Dec. 31 honoring Max on his 11th birthday.
  Transcribed for The Seymour Herald of Thursday, 8 January 1953.

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