Iowa Old PressLockridge Times; Lockridge, Jefferson Co, IA; Friday, June 14, 1917:
- Word has been received here of the marriage of Miss Mullissie Weenike of Hillsboro to Pearl E. Nicholson of Mt. Pleasant.
- Mrs. Earl Black and son Glen of Washington are visiting at the parental O.F. Lillyblade home and other friends here.
- Steve Lyon is very poorly at this writing and is in a critical condition.
- Edward Lyon of Oceola returned home Monday after being called here on account of the illness of his brother.
- Miss Gladys Kirk left Tuesday for a visit with her aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. Alex Kirk of Denova.
- A wedding of much interest in this neighborhood was that of Miss Clara Wieman of Muscatine to John Crile, which occurred on June 7th. We are glad to say they will make their home in this vicinity.
- Miss Cecil Speilman spent the weekend with her cousins, Misses Elizabeth and Hattie Kientz.
- Miss Eurilla Hinkle, who is working at the Jones home in Brighton, is sick with measles.
- Mrs. Christian Schafer passed away at her home in Wayland Friday p.m. Interment was in the Union cemetery.
- Mr. and Mrs. Ephriam Hollander are the proud parents of a baby girl.
- Mr. and Mrs. Harper Hillman spent Sunday with the latter's parents, Mr and Mrs. Oscar Monson.
- Perry Hickenbottoms spent Sunday with their daughter, Mrs. Ephriam Hollander.
- Born, to Mr. and Mrs. Fred McWilliams, June 5, a boy.
- The Round Prairie ladies met at the home of Mrs. Esther Fetterman last Wednesday. New officers were elected: President, Esther Fetterman; secretary, Mrs. J.T. Cline, assistant secretary, Antha Smith; organist, Edna Church; chaplin, Susie Wilson.
- Cloa Tilford's house was struck by lightning last Tuesday, the south end of the house being damaged. It also burnt a straw pile for Mr. Tilford.
- Bill McGuire, jr., had a horse killed by lightning.
- Lloyd Blucker is suffering with the measles.
- The little son of Lige Litton was taken to the Fairfield hospital last Friday and was operated on for appendicitis. He is getting along nicely.
- Louie Hildebrand, who underwent an operation at Ottumwa, returned home Monday.
- Lewis Achenbach is the owner of a new 7-passenger Studebaker car and Miss Anna Starr is the owner of a Studebaker car.
- Mr. and Mrs. Joe Anderson, Arthur, Herman and Clarence spent Sunday at the parental Sol Anderson home.
- We are glad to hear that Herman Anderson and Hubert Walgren have joined Company M.
- Mrs. Ed. Axelton returned to her home in East Moline, Ill., after a visit with her sister, Mrs. Frank Trabert.
- Charley Hanson, Canton, Ill., came Monday noon for a short visit at the parental John Hanson home.
Mr. and Mrs. George Smith and family and Mr. and Mrs. Cloa Tilford and daughter spent Sunday at the parental Gus Peterson home.
Lockridge Times; Lockridge, Jefferson Co, IA; Friday, June 28, 1917:
- Walter Crane is quite ill with typhoid fever.
- Jay Wilson is recovering from measles.
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