Iowa Old Press
IN A LINE OR TWO
- Max Jacobson returned last evening from near Salina where he has been
visiting his grandparents.
- Mr. and Mrs. Anton Christensen of Missouri Valley, Iowa, are here for a visit with their son, Tony Carlson and family.
- I wish to announce that I am a painter and paper hanger by trade, and have been engaged in the business for thirty-five years. I intend to help with work at the garage, but I want to keep busy and would be glad to have a call from you. Will follow the same policy as at the garage, giving every customer a guarantee of satisfactory work. D.K. Miller.
- Mr. and Mrs. J.L. Bower were picking cherries at the Wright Church home
- Mrs. Tom Litton planned and carried out a complete surprise for her daughter Macil by inviting her cousins and friends from the Harrisburg neighborhood to her home Saturday evening, and a most enjoyable time was spent by those present. The ladies brought pies and the boys a pound of eats, so they had quite a variety. Macil and her cousin, Madelon Church left Tuesday evening for Delayin, where they will be gone all summer.
- Mrs. E.B. Litton and son Elery were picking strawberries at the Homer Bailey home near Salina Tuesday.
- Mrs. Elery Litton is spending the week-end at the home of her parents Sylvanis Watsons near Stockport.
- Mrs. Ralph Crane entertained the Thursday Club at her home last Thursday afternoon and most all the members were present. A most enjoyable time was spent during the afternoon meeting. At the close, they were served nice refreshments of ice cream, strawberries and angel food cake.
- Mrs. Jay Barton was helping Mrs. Chester Elliott can cherries Monday. They canned 26 quarts from one tree and didn't get them all picked, will finish them Wednesday morning.
- The Lee family held their annual reunion at Saunder's grove in Mt. Pleasant Sunday evening and a good crowd was present. At the noon hour a bountiful dinner was served. Mrs. C.E. Lee accompanied her daughter, Mrs. D.S. Barton, home.
- Mr. and Mrs. Tom Litton and daughter spent Tuesday morning at the George Smith home gathering strawberries.
- Dr. and Marguerette Mills of Ottumwa who have been on a motor trip to Missouri, came by the way of their sisters, Mrs. J.L. Bower, Monday on their way home. They spent Monday evening at the Walter Billingsley home and Tuesday with their sister, Mrs. J.L. Bower.
- The Thursday Club planned a surprise on Mrs. Chester Elliott Monday evening by inviting their families to spend the evening as Mrs. Elliott's birthday was on Tuesday, but some way or other Mrs. Elliott was not surprised at the least. She was looking for them. They brought with them ice cream and cookies and all enjoyed the evening with them. Mr. and Mrs. Fred McElwee and son Thomas were invited guests.
- Mrs. Sophia Trabert has returned to her home here from a visit at the home
of her son, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Trabert near Donnellson.
- Evelyn and Pauline Nelson spent a few days last week with their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Victor Jacobson.
- Richard Walgren spent a few days last week with his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Trabert in Lockridge.
- Bernard Jacobs is visiting at the home of his uncle, Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Miller, near Fairfield.
- Ed. Craig of near Mt. Pleasant was in this vicinity last week shearing sheep.
BUILDING NEW HOME
Ed. Quick's new home is taking form and will soon be enclosed.
When finished it will be a 2-story structure, 28x32 feet, eight rooms and basement, and entirely modern. It is located in the same spot as the old house, which was removed to make room for the new. Larson Bros. are doing the work.
The sale of, or shooting of Fire Crackers in the Town of Lockridge is prohibited by law.
W.G. CLARK, Mayor.
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