Wednesday, June 10, 2009

JEROME - 10 March 1947

The Seymour Herald - 20 March 1947
  Mr. and Mrs. Richard Mincks spent last Sunday with the Vern Brooks family near Newton. They had recently moved there from east of town.
  The Loyd Cochran family moved last Monday to a farm south of Newton from the Charley Shubat farm they had occupied for several years. Mr. Cochran will be employed by the month in his new location.
  Mrs. Roy Strawser is much improved from a recent illness.
  Billy Hawkins will return to school today after being absent several days with measles.
  Donald Owen of Ames spent the week end with his brother Kenneth and family and with his mother, Mrs. S. J. Owen at Centerville, who has been spending several days at the Kenneth Owen home.
  Mrs. Wm. Hefner spent last Friday at the W. R. Hefner home, the first trip out since her recent illness.
  Kenneth Owen and W. R. Hefner returned Thursday from Peoria, Ill., where they had attended an observation meeting and tour of the Farm Bureau system in Illinois. A large group attended.  Five members from each Iowa county were supposed to be there.
  The ladies of the W.S.C.S. will hold a St. Patricks day tea in the social rooms of the church Thursday p.m., March 13. The committee in charge is Mrs. Joe Beer, Mrs. Wm. Clark and Mrs. Earl Fry.
  Mrs. Cecil McElvain and daughter Marjorie spent Sunday at the Paul McElvain home.
  Mrs. Kenneth Owen and sister, Mrs. Geo. Jones of Davenport, spent several days in Des Moines attending the basket ball tournament.
  There was a large attendance at the cooperative family night supper on Friday evening. Rev. Richmond, the Baptist minister from Unionville, Ia., was the guest speaker.
  Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Hefner, Norman and Colleen, drove to Des Moines Saturday to attend the finals of the basket ball tournament.
  The young married peoples choir of the Methodist church met with Miss Susie Sidles last Tuesday evening. 14 members were present and Mrs. James Felkner, their pianist. Paul Turner of Centerville accompanied them and took some recordings.

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