Iowa Old Press
Maurice Times, November 7, 1918
Pvt. Jake Mieras, located at Camp Dodge, Iowa, came home on a furlough
Monday and will be here a few days to help pick corn. He is looking the
soldier all right and feels fine.
Miss Ella Mensink is manager of the Victory Girls and G.A. Tyler looks
after the Victory Boys. The public are well informed of the nature of the
United War Work claim but few people are acquainted with the new work of the
young people and we are giving considerable space to it this week.
Miss Helma Mieras and Milo Mieras took a joy ride to Orange City and
returned Monday morning. They had intended to go back to school but it was
closed on account of the "flu", and they were not informed regarding the
Johannes Mieras is giving extra these days at the telephone exchange
on account of the influenza epidemic. It pays to have a local man in charge
who has an interest in the people of the community and who can go out of his
way if he sees fit to care for the welfare of the people. If you owe him
money, see he gets it as a reward for this extra service. We understand he
has little toll accounts out and while this is not a paid advertisement, yet
we believe he needs the money.
Maurice Times, November 21, 1918
Mrs. J.E. Mieras and daughter Helma were Sioux City shoppers Saturday.
Miss Helma will finish the school year at Sioux City.
While John M. Mieras rural carrier No. 2 was out on his route Tuesday
morning, old Henry Ford refused to go and so part of his trip was made by
Maurice Times, November 28, 1918
Johannes Mieras did not feel well Monday morning and a few hours had a
severe fever and was down with influenza. Tuesday forenoon he was moved to
the home of his brother John M. Mieras where Mrs. Mieras is caring for him.
Mr. Mieras and daughter Mildred are stopping at the Huesinkveld home. Mr.
Mieras has to carry the mail.
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