Wednesday, June 10, 2009

JEROME - 10 February 1947

The Seymour Herald - 13 February 1947
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  Miss Phyllis Hawkins of Des Moines spent the week end at the parental W. E. Hawkins home.
  Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Ervin have moved to the Kinney farm which they and their son Paul purchased last fall. Paul and family are living in the old Kinney homestead and Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Ervin in the smaller house.
  Mrs. Wm. Hefner had a heart attack last Wednesday and is some improved. Mr. and Mrs. Mervin Burkett and family of Des Moines spent the week end with them and Mrs. Burkett remained for a longer stay.
  Mr. and Mrs. Peter Sidles attended the graduating ceremony of their daughter, Virginia, held at the Lutheran Hospital in Des Moines last Monday. There is only one commencement each year and Virginia will have a few months work before she has completed her course.
  Mrs. Edward Inman is seriously ill at her home southeast of town. She suffered a stroke a few days ago.
  Mr. and Mrs. Dougal Forsythe of Mystic spent Sunday afternoon at the home of Mr. Forsythe's sister, Mrs. Wm. Hefner and family.
  The service flag that was hung in the Methodist church in February 1942 was removed last Sunday and in honor of those who had given their lives and those that had served and continue to serve the American flag and the Christian flag were presented to the church and dedicated in their honor. The service flag had three gold stars.
  The followship supper that was to be held last Friday night was called off because of the weather.
  Mrs. James Felkner returned from Des Moines last Friday after spending several weeks at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Chester Jarnajin and family.
  A patriotic tea will be held in the social rooms of the Methodist Church Feb. 13 at 1:30 in the afternoon. Mrs. Joe Beer, Mrs. Bill Clark and Mrs. Earl Fry are hostesses.
  Rev. M. R. Gonzalez attended the preachers school in Des Moines last week. It was held in the Savory Hotel and over two hundred attended. He returned home on Friday.

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