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JEROME by Susie Sidles - 22 January 1953

  Mr. and Mrs. Roy Strawser spent last Sunday at the Henry Johnson home in Centerville.
  Charles Morris returned the last of last week from several days visit with his sisters and families, the John Clines of Satana, Kans., and with the Raymond Leamings of Liberal, Kans. He was accompanied home by Mrs. Leaming and son, Michael. They will return home Wednesday.
  Mrs. Walter Streiff and three daughters from Gnadenhutter, Ohio, is spending two weeks at the parental Peter Sidles home and at the Robert Streiff home in Centerville. Sunday Mr. and Mrs. Howard Sidles and two sons and Pete and Jim Sidles of Ames spent the day with them at the Peter Sidles home.
  Sgt. Richard Ponsetto left Sunday for duty in Washington, D.C., after a furlough of 25 days with his parents here. He had spent the past year at Cold Bay, Alaska.
  Miss Leona Griffin of Muscatine spent the past week end with the Rev. M. R. Gonzales.
  There is much sickness with flu in the community.  John and Melvin Hickie are under the doctor's care, so are Forrest and J. W. Workman.
  Mrs. W. R. Hefner with Norman and Colleen were transacting business in Ottumwa Wednesday.
  Mrs. Gail Felkner is a patient in the St. Joseph's hospital in Centerville following surgery Friday, and is recovering satisfactorily. Her daughter, Mrs. Junior Cary, of Moline, Ill., has spent several days with her but returned home Sunday with the Robert Felkner family of Moline, who spent the week end here.
  The Mervin Burkett family of Des Moines spent Sunday with the W. R. and William Hefners. William Hefner accompanied them home for a few days visit.
  Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Fry returned last week from Betterdorf after spending some time with the James Fox family.
  The W.S.C.S. will held its monthly cooperative dinner meeting Jan. 29. The hostess will be Mrs. Richard Mincks and Mrs. G. D. Mincks. The worship service will be in charge of Mrs. Joe Beer and Mrs. William Clark will give the lesson.
  Mr. and Mrs. William Dudley of Numa spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Ervin.
  Miss Judy Beer was home from her school work in Centerville most of last week with the flu.
  The W. R. Hefner family attended the funeral of Mrs. Hefner's uncle Everett Green, in Seymour Monday afternoon.
  Mr. and Mrs. Barney Felkner returned Tuesday from a visit with relatives in California and other western places and they attended the Rose Bowl game New Year's day.
  Miss Colleen Hefner returned to Des Moines Sunday after spending two weeks at home convalescing from surgery. She will not return to her employment for a while.
  Transcribed from The Seymour Herald of Thursday, 22 January 1953.

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