Mills County, Iowa

Newspaper Article


The Malvern Leader
May 28, 1942

Malvern Community News

Mr. and Mrs. Byron F. Raidt of Shenandoah visited in the J. N. Summers home Sunday.

Mrs. Lulu Yost leaves for a visit with her sister in Portland, Ore.

Elmer Jackson left by train to visit friends in Denver.

Mrs. L.A. Talbott and Harriet drove to Beatrice where they picked up Mrs. E.W. Bushnell and Miss Ruth Bushnell and returned for commencement. Mrs. Bushnell also spent time with Mrs. W.A. Rush while in Beatrice.

Mrs. And Mrs. Louis Parnham and John Naylor of Council Bluffs visited Mrs. Mary Naylor at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Forrest Kirby.

Rev. and Mrs. Evan Stroud attended Robertís graduation at Neola and visited friends after Robert graduated from the Neola High school. Robert was formerly a member of the Malvern class of 1942.

Mrs. Lowell Elliot, Mrs. J. N. Summers and Mrs. T.W. Gidley attended the library clinic at Red Oak.

Betty Lou Barkus attended high school exercises and returned to work and finish classes at Chillicothe, Mo..

W.D. McCausland, Wayne Walker and Margaret Matthews drove to Oakdale, where Wayne has a position at the hospital.

Mrs. Gretchen Gidley and Mr. and Mrs. George T. Livingston of Clarinda were guests of Mr. and. Mrs. Russell Woods in Council Bluffs. Mr. Woods has been with the National Refining Co. and has been transferred to Shenandoah.

Peggy Clites of Hastings visited her friend, Rose Marie Fickel. They stayed in the home of Alfred Clites.

Miss Elizabeth Beattie was joined by Miss. Harriett Beattie in Chicago for a trip to Philadelphia to visit a sister, Mrs. W. T. Tomkins. Mrs. Tomkins will be moving to Iowa City and they will return home with her.

Frances Brewer, an Iowa teacher, has registered for three weeks of classes at the University of Omaha.

Mrs. Ester Nelson and Mrs. Stella Mulholland attended a Democratic womenís meeting in Red Oak.

Margaret Neal of Cosby, Mo., visited her aunt, Mrs. Lester C. Hall and family.

Bernice Schoening had dinner guests to the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Hans Schoening. Guests were Dorothy and Kathleen Gilbert, Margaret McCormick and Mrs. Blaine Dickersbach.

Mrs. Frank Swoboda, Paul, Francis and Frankie returned from a visit with two daughters and a sister, in Chicago.

Miss Louise Kopp enjoyed a picnic in her honor and left for her home in Indianola.

O.A. Haldeman encouraged the candidacy of friend, Joe Turner of Avoca. Mr. Turner was secretary for six years at the Pottawattamie county fair.

Ronald Scoles returned home after an appendectomy at Edmundson hospital.

L.J. Shay returned from a stay at Edmundson in Council Bluffs and is recovering now at home.

Robert Stroud of Neola visited with friends in Malvern.

Jim Hering is taking a vacation from his duties at Malvern Trust and Savings Bank and visiting Phillip Hansen in Fremont.

Frank Higgins is convalescing at home after a lengthy stay at Mercy Hospital in Council Bluffs.

Wallace Jones spent the week with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ray W. Jones. He attends Iowa State College and will graduate next year.

John Hall has been recovering from a stroke at the home of his son Fred. He is walking and making a fine recovery.

Arthur McCullough and Mr. and Mrs. Laurence Hall drove from California to spend time visiting relatives. They will visit with John Hall in camp at Clovis, N.M. and Mrs. Hallís sister in Texas. Arthur said that Clarence Hedding, a former Malvern boy, is opening and managing a new Safeway Market in Los Angeles.

James Imel and daughter, Mrs. Lola Shetterly, spent the winter in Noel, Mo. Mrs. Shetterly went on to Des. Moines to visit but Mr. Imel will remain here with his daughter, Mrs. W.E. Kerns.

W.R. Bingham and Walter visited DeWayne Bennett in Mercy hospital Thursday.

John Vogt of Avoca visited the C.R. Brewer home.

George White left for Excelsior Springs, Mo. to spend a few weeks.

Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Adams and Keith attended the 73rd. birthday party of Mrs. L.G. Adams. Mr. and Mrs. Milton Latchaw hosted the party.

Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Brown and family and Mr. and Mrs. Bayes of Omaha spent Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. E. I. Hasselquist.

Mr. and Mrs. C.C. Wilhelm and Charles came from Shelby to attend commencement exercises and John Paulson returned with them.

Mrs. Laura Hasselquist and Mrs. Roe Hixon spent Friday at the home of W.L. Hasselquist and Monday with E.L. Hasselquist.

Claire Steele, Carol Newman, Lee Robbins and Keith Adams visited Dewayne Bennett at Mercy hospital and Ronald Scoles in the Edmundson Hospital.

Mr. and Mrs. Ward Miller and family and Mrs. W.C. Miller of Glenwood visited in the Walter Wright home Friday and attended commencement exercises.

Betty Jean Stroud, Jean Winslow, Bill Summers and Junior Jackson visited DeWayne Bennett in the hospital.

Monday dinner guests of J.M. Steele were Mr. and Mrs. J.W. Kilpatrick and Mr. and Mrs. Clinton Robbins.

Virginia Chamberlain was surprised at her home by 25 members of the birthday club. She received many gifts.

Sunday dinner guests in the Leonard Parker home were Mr. and Mrs. Amos Meeks of Silver City and Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Agan and children of Glenwood.

John Naylor of Council Bluffs visited with Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Ficke on Saturday. On Sunday Mr. and Mrs. Lou Parnham, Mrs. Spetman, Mrs. Thompson and Frank Spetman of Council Bluffs visited the Fickel home.

Mrs. Paul Norton and family of Bellevue, Neb. visited in the parental home of Ab Scott.

Lee Herrick is visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. A.R. Herrick.

Mr. and Mrs. T.A. Rhode of Brighton, Colo. came to visit their daughters, Mrs. Harold McCain and Mrs. Howard Ford and Mrs. Rhodeís sister Mrs. Ray Hilton.

Mr. and Mrs. Henry Alstrope has been spending a few days in Sioux City with their son Loren and family.

Mr. and Mrs. W.C. Clay and Mr. and Mrs. Corte Stewart and Joyce enjoyed a picnic near Bartlett Sunday.

Mr. and Mrs. Rollo Starrett hosted a pot luck Sunday. Guests included Mr. and Mrs. Ruey Raymond and Richard of Farragut, Mrs. Mary Fischter of Sidney, Ruby Schmidt and Jimmy Smith of Hamburg, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Clapper of Council Bluffs and Mrs. Grant Chamberlain.

Mrs. Frances Kline and Barbara were dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Dickersbach.

Mrs. Wilma Breeding returned from Logansport, Ind. where she had been visiting in the E.U. Auth home. Her grandson Ronnie accompanied her.

Mr. and Mrs. Roy Donner, Mrs. Max Dashner and daughter Carolyn spent Sunday with Mrs. L.L. Stevesson and the Forrest Ruth family of Shenandoah.

Beverly Hamilton spent a few days with her aunt, Mrs. Elizabeth Doolittle in Council Bluffs.

Mr. and Mrs. O.R. Hyde and Mr. and Mrs. Dick Hyde and son Billy visited in Massena and Lewis Sunday.

Mrs. F.S. Hamilton was a guest officer when the Council Bluffs chapter of the Eastern Star observed guest night. Other members attending were F.S. Hamilton , Mr. and Mrs. Lowell Elliott and Dr. and Mrs. W.M. Hiett.

Mrs. Kenneth Brinkhous of Danville, Ky. visited with her mother, Mrs. A.A. Benton and family.

Harriet Cadwell came from Villisca, where she is a teacher, to spend some time with her uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. A.J. Berkhimer.

Bobby Marsh of Council Bluffs is spending a few days with his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. George Marsh.

Mrs. George Ross and son Terry of Glenwood spent a week with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Marion Worstall

Mrs. Frank Bell spent the week at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Hatcher, in Peaceville. Mr. Bell soon joined her and she returned with him.

Betty Kemp of Glenwood is visiting with her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. A. R. Herrick.

Mr. and Mrs. A.R. Herrick spent the night with Mr. and Mrs. Dave Kemp of Glenwood and attended graduation exercises.

W.L. Hasselquist was in Randolph on business.

Mrs. Wilbur Young spent the day with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Cozad, in Malvern.

Amy Hammers, of Glenwood, visited in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Adams.

Jimmy Saar and Alvin Conway had their tonsils removed in the office of Dr. Kline.

Mr. and Mrs. Harry Stout and Hershel of Afton, visited friends in Malvern.

Cecil Hoover and Glen Bovill went to Ft. Des Moines and returned for a 10 day furlough before camp.

Mr. and Mrs. Roy Mansfield and Dean went to Lincoln to attend university commencement exercises. Their daughter Lenore, who graduated from the university, returned to Malvern with them. They visited relatives in Gibbon, Neb.

J.M. Steele drove to Lincoln to get his daughter, Julia Jeanne, who is a student at the university there.

Duanne Schipper left for Indianola to work for his uncle. The crew is working at Melcher.

Fred Kreisel made a business trip to Missouri last week.

Patty Lee Boyer of Glenwood visited her sister, Mrs. Bert Wheeler.

John Imber returned from Parsons college at Fairfield.

Mr. and Mrs. Dallas Hatfield and Mr. and Mrs. James Hatfield came from Santa Monica, Cal. to visit relatives. Dallas and James who are employed with Douglas Aircraft, have been transferred to Tulsa, Okla.

Edna Hertz, who teaches in Waukee, arrived last week, to spend the summer.

Mr. and Mrs. J.R. Coons and family of Blanchard spent the day with his father A.H. Coons and family.

Mr. and Mrs. Vern McMahill, Max and Jane visited with her parents, Mr. and Mrs, Henry Alstrope.

Mrs. Gerald Pittman, returned to her home in Kansas City after a visit with her aunt, Miss Mae Churchill. Mrs. Pittman was formerly Barbara Buffington.

Mr. and Mrs. Ted Wightman of Sidney visited in the E.W. Knight home and attended graduation exercises.

Lester Saar was home from Lincoln, Neb. to visit family.

Mr. and Mrs. Milo Adams of Lamoni were guests in the Ralph Adams home. They were to see their daughter in Neb.

Mrs. Louisa Quimby suffered a broken hip in a fall..

Mr. and Mrs. F.W. Sharrettt and family of Des Moines visited with her father, F.E. Mulholland and were present at a birthday party for her grandmother, Mrs. Mulholland. Other guests were Dr. and Mrs. W.M. Hiett and Mr. and Mrs. F.A. Mulholland.

Mrs. E.H. Coons, parents of Mrs. G.C. Lows, of Kabool, Mo. and her sister, Mrs. Wayne Killion of Hillsboro, Mo. attended commencement ceremonies when Wanda Coons graduated.

Mrs. Olive Doolittle of Omaha, visited her friend Mrs. H.A. Deardorff and went to commencement.

Mrs. C.E. Hilton visited her son George and family in Council Bluffs. Her grand-daughter, Georgia Marie Hilton graduated from the University of Omaha. Georgia will attend the University of Iowa next year.

Albert Johnson has returned after being employed in Casper, Wyo.

Ellis Graves of Council Bluffs visited with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. U.R. Graves.

The Rev. and Mrs. C.A. Calkins of Pleasantville called on friends here. He was formerly pastor of the Methodist church in Malvern.

Excerpts from: The Malvern Leader, "Malvern Community News" article, transcribed by Lois Shaul

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