Mills County, Iowa

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The Malvern Leader
May 28, 1942

Emerson Community News

Eleanor S. Cheney, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ira n. Cheney, graduated from Parsons College, Fairfield on Sunday. She received a B.A. degree.

Hosting the meeting Thursday of the Ashbury Community club were Mrs. Frank Cole and Mrs. H. Hillyer. They met with Mrs. Lew Kline and Mrs. A.G. Cole.

Mrs. Claude Barns and Mrs. Clarence Barns entertained at their bridge club Thursday.

Linda Lou Cramer of Elliott has spent the week with her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Cramer.

Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Hogzett and Miss Pauline Miller attended the graduation exercises of Bob Hogzett at Dana college Friday.

Mr. and Mrs. W.W. Anderson and sons, J.R. Coates and son Gordon visited in Omaha with Mr. and Mrs. W.C. Short.

Bob Hogzett and Ralph Patrick returned from college at Blair, Neb. Saturday.

The W.S.C.S. held a luncheon at the church Wednesday. Mrs. R.L. Grayson was in charge of the devotionals, Mrs. E.E. Cole the study book and Mrs. Clarence Barns the “Homes for Children” talk. Hostesses were Mesdames W.V. Morrison, M.W. Mart, Mary D. Birdsall, R.L. Grayson, E.E. Whisler, George Ginger and Amos Smith

A family reunion was held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Joe McKee at Red Oak Sunday. Present were Mr. and Mrs. Cleve Strode, Mrs. Harold Strode and sons, Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Strode and daughter, all of Ashland, Neb., Mr. and Mrs. Paul Braden and family, Mr. and Mrs. Jim McKee of Red Oak, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Braden and family of Elliott, Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy McKee and son of Corning, Mr. and Mrs. Dwight Shaw and family and Mr. and Mrs. S.S. McKee and family of Emerson.

Miss Clarice Wedell has gone to Omaha to work. Mrs. Whisler takes the place of Miss Wedell’s employment at the drug store.

Dr. H. Borre and family went on a fishing trip with two familes from Shelby last week.

Dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. George Ginger were Miss Marian Gard, Lester and Jeanette Shook and Mr. and Mrs. George Ginger of Shenandoah.

Miss Jeanette Shook left to attend school in Indianola.

Miss Mary Arneel assisted with Bible school at Champion Hill this week.

Mr. and Mrs. I.N. Cheney and Mrs. Nannie B. Post attended graduation exercise in Fairfield. Miss Eleanor Cheney has graduated and will return home with Kathleen.

Mr. and Mrs. Fred Brunow and family of Council Bluffs were guests of Mr. And Mrs. R.E. Good.

Mr. and Mrs. Joe White of Red Cloud were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Nelson on Sunday.

Misses Grace and Leona Dixon spent Sunday with their sister, Mrs. Chas. Smith and family in the Red Oak vicinity.

Ronald Honeyman of Bethel, Kan. came to help Mrs. Honeyman and son, during her illness.

Mr. and Mrs. Ansil Briggs and son of Red Oak were Sunday visitors in the home of Mrs. Ida Briggs.

Mr. and Mrs. Oris Bentley and children visited Mrs. Bentley’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Sowers, in the Henderson Community on Sunday.

Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Huntsman were Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Wynn and Mr. and Mrs. Ivan Johnson and son Charles, all of Clarinda. Mrs. Wynn is Mrs. Huntsman’s aunt.

Betty Allensworth of Henderson has been assisting at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Good during Mrs. Good’s illness.

Mr. and Mrs. Jim Moore of Villisca were Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. H.C. Hicks.

Mr. and Mrs. Ruben Anderson of Red Oak visited Mrs. Esther Peterson Thursday.

Mr. and Mrs. D.R. Rhulman of Missouri Valley were Saturday visitors of Mr. and Mrs. M.L. Purtle. On Sunday they all went to visit Mrs. Jessie Gage in Westboro, Mo.

Miss Josephine Clausen of Omaha visited in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Golden Davis.

Saturday guests of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Thorson were Mr. and Mrs. LaVerne Henrichs of Auburn, Neb. They are moving to Dayton, O., from Auburn.

Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Rhoads, Mrs. M. W. Taylor and sons, Jack and Eddie, went to Indianola for Mary Louise Taylor who has been in school there. Miss Taylor will teach at Attica this coming year.

Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Jenkins hosted a Sunday birthday celebration for Mrs. Art Jenkins. Guests were Mr. and Mrs. Art Jenkins and daughter Twila and Mr. and Mrs. Ward Johnson.

Sunday dinner guests of Mrs. Lottie Thrapp were Mr and Mrs. Glen Dailey and family of Glenwood vicinity, Mr. and Mrs. Ward Thrapp and son Ray Hicks.

Mr. and Mrs. J.A. Gay spent the week in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Carson.

Miss Margaret Hatfield returned from school at Manila and now has the position of music instructor at KMA radio station in Shenandoah. She succeeds Phalen Geist.

Roy Emerson Davis has gone to Denver, Colo., to spend the summer with his sister, Mrs. Art Peterson, and family. He will work with Mr. Peterson at camp in Colorado Springs.

Mr. and Mrs. Claude Barns were Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. S.C. Wagner at Griswold

Miss Elva Douglas of Griswold visited in the home of Mr. and Mrs. M.D. Lang and family.

Mr. and Mrs. Paul Jones and family spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Milo Schick near Malvern.

Mr. and Mrs. Bill Connell of Council Bluffs visited relatives here Sunday.

A dinner was held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Johnnie Hascall in honor of Darwin Hascall who will be leaving for California. Present were Paul Hascall of Davis City, Glen Hascall of Louisville, Neb., Albert Segner of Valley, Nebr., Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Hascall and family, Mr. and Mrs. Junior Hascall, Harvey Hascall, Darwin, Helen and Virginia.

Mr. and Mrs. Harold Mitchell are vacationing in the northern part of the state.

Mrs. Lewis Birdsall of Hiwasee Dam, N.C., is visiting Mr. and Mrs. E.R. Birdsall and relatives and her parents Mr. and Mrs. Gray, near Stuart.

John Sawyers of Denver, Colo., has been visiting in the homes of Mr. and Mrs. F.D. Sawyers and Mr. and Mrs. Merrill Warren.

Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Woods and children are visiting relatives in Kansas.

Mr. and Mrs. R.L. Miller and daughter Pauline and Mr. and Mrs. John Dodson were Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. Dale Miller.

Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Anderson and Mrs. Gertrude Lang were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Ballain in the Imogene community.

Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Graham and family of Shenandoah visited their uncle, George Graham on Sunday.

Mr.and Mrs. Cal Shapcott and family were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Trively at Strahan.

Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Johnson of Valley, Neb., spent Sunday here with Mrs. Margaret Grayson and other relatives.

Mrs. R.W. McMullen of Shenandoah and sister, Miss Margaret Hatfield, spent a few days with relatives in Belle Plaine.

Mr. and Mrs. Hatfield visited in Shenandoah with Mr. and Mrs. R.W. McMullen. Mr. McMullen left after a visit for San Antonio to accept a civil service position there. Mrs. McMullen will stay in Shenandoah for a time and then go to Texas.

Mr. and Mrs. Ed Farris and sons visited the former’s mother at Silver City Sunday.

Mr. and Mrs. Franklin Gravett were blessed with a son born at the Red Oak hospital Saturday.

Mr. and Mrs. Guy LeRette and family of Marne were Sunday guests in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Chas. LeRette.

Mr. and Mrs. C.L. James of Sioux City were guests Friday of Mrs. Hebe Edie.

Mr. and Mrs. Dallas Hatfield of Santa Monica, Cal., are visiting here in the home of Mrs. Hatfield’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. S. W. Rice. The Hatfield’s are moving from Santa Monica to Tulsa, Okla., where Mr. Hatfield will be in and aircraft plant.

The Friendship club meets this Thursday with Mrs. R.L. Grayson.

Article transcribed by Lois Shaul

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