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Fayette County Leader

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November 25, 1937 


The Birthday banquet Wednesday evening at the church was well attended and a very pleasant evening enjoyed. First prize for the best decorated table was awarded  Mesdames F. C. Bacon and S. W. Rubyor, who had the months of January, February and March. The judges were Mrs. Henry Hettler, Miss Margaret Holmes and Donald Palmer. Other prizes were given as follows:  Mrs. Wm. Stevens of Oelwein for coming the greatest distance, Mr. and Mrs. F. D. Turner of Hawkeye for having the largest number of their family present. Mr. and Mrs. Donald Palmer whose combined ages made them the youngest couple present. The following program was much enjoyed:  It was varied to represent each season of the year. The two hymns sung were harvest songs, "Call the Reapers" and "Bringing in the Sheaves;" piano solo, Spring Song, Mrs. Walter butts; The Easter Story, Miss Rench; clarinet solo, "I Love You Truly," Loraine Kitch; Patriotic reading, Eloise Turner; quartet, "Stars of the Summer," Mesdames F. C. Bacon, R. F. Grant, S. W. Rubyor, and Leslie Fay; reading, The Vagabond Song, Marjorie Severson; piano solo, Miss Wright; vocal solo, "Still as the Night," Miss O. Banion.

Those from away who attended the Birthday dinner were Mr. and Mrs. Delsing, Mr and Mrs. Ed Stewart, Miss Margaret Holmes, all of Maynard, Dr. and Mrs. Parker, Mr. and Mrs. Austin Fox, and Mrs. Hettler all of Fayette, Mr. and Mrs. F. D. Tuner and children, and Mr. and Mrs. Earl Kitch of Hawkeye.


Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Fox of Fayette and Mrs. Clint Shafter and Mrs. Alonzo Hancock were Saturday visitors of Mrs. Lib Sprague, who is ill.

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