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Gossip and Visiting Items
Robert Hobbs of Hobart, Oklahoma, arrived Saturday to spend a few days
with his grandfather E.B.Hobbs
John Dewitts have a new baby boy.
Armstrong: H.B. Armstrong, who was here during the illness and death of his son-in-law, Blaine Barry, returned last Saturday to his home in Wellington, Kansas.
Ballard: L.F. Ballard and Arthur Thompson, who have been living near Coffey, were passengers from Bethany Sunday to Bellingham, Wash., where they expect make their home.
Beets: Dr. R.H. Beets and wife moved last week from the suite of rooms up town to their residence on Millionaire ave.
Bender: Miss Daisy Bender went to Pattonsburg last Saturday to visit with her sister.
Bennett: Rev. J.B. Bennett and wife returned last Thursday to their home in New Hampton. They had visited with friends in the Mitchelville neighborhood.
Bishop: Mrs. George Bishop returned last Thursday to her home in Akron after a visit with her sister, Mrs. A.M. Morgan who has been quite sick.
Bonser: Mrs. A.C. Bonser visited a short time last week with relatives in Leon Iowa.
Bryant: Mrs. J.F. Bryant visited the past week with her daughters in St. Joseph.
Burgess: Earl Burgess and wife returned Saturday from their trip to St. Louis.
Corbet: Jos. Corbett went to New Hampton last Saturday to visit at the Dr. Kavanaugh home.
Davis: Miss Pauline Davis, who has been attending school here, returned Thursday to her home near Eagleville.
Fansham: Miss Florence Fransham returned to Ridgeway Saturday, after a visit with friends.
Gusewelle: Mrs. Fannie Gusewelle, who makes her home with her daughter, Mrs. Albert Springer went to Blythedale last Friday on a visit with her son.
Harvey: Frank M. Harvey and wife came up Thursday morning from Stanberry and drove to Martinsville to attend the funeral of Mr. Harveys aunt, Mrs. A.F. Wilson. They returned to their home Friday.
Kautz: L.R. Kautz and wife came in Saturday from Kingston Mo. On a visit with Mrs. Kâ€™s parents, G.W.Barlow.
Keown: Mrs. J.A. Keown returned last Saturday to her home in St. Joseph, after a visit with her daughter, Mrs. I.N. Martin.
Lingle: E.Y. Lingle made a business trip to Leon, Iowa last week.
Millian: Miss Anna Millian visited home folks in King City Saturday and Sunday.
Poynter: Fred Poynter was a passenger to St. Joseph last week.
Shroyer: Mrs. Harry Shroyer spent a few days with her husband in Eagleville.
Towns: Mrs. Albert Towns returned Saturday from St. Joseph where she had been for several days with her son, Gay, who was in the Ensworth hospital for treatment.
Webb: Jos. Webb who has spent the winter in Kansas City with his daughter, Mrs. G.W. Hannah, returned here last Friday. Mr. Hannah accompanied him, returning home the same day.
Wiley: Geo Wiley was here from Ridgeway on business
Miss Lillie Alley returned from Pawnee Saturday.
Jack Frost made his appearance in this locality, leaving a coating of
ice on the water and spreading himself over the peach and plum
Quite a cool wave visited this section of the country last week;
Miss Dungie of Grant City was in Town Saturday;
Dave Cain, of Iowa, movedinto the Gately property last week;
Geo. Smith, of Washington Center, was in town, Tuesday;
Walter Pennington went to Iowa again last week, where he intends to work for a time;
Mr. Toaming sold a horse the first of the week, for $100.00;
John McCoy, of Martinsville, visited a short time, Monday, with his mother, Mrs. Martha Beymer;
Miss Anny Dillion, of Lamoni, Iowa, was a guest at the Kelly home, Friday;
Jordon Donelson and family spent Sunday with his brother, Chas. Donelson and wife;
Vess Vankirk has had his house moved onto S.A. Crawford's land, west of town;
Mr. Skirrow Smith and wife were Hatfield callers, Wednesday;
Mrs. Nannie Hunsicker, from near Pawnee, visited, Thursday with her uncle, Mr. Haley, who still remains in critical condition;
Mrs. Julia Hickerson and Miss Vergie Carter went to Blythedale, Wednesday, where they had a hat sale.
TRANSCRIBED BY MELODY BEERY
SOURCE: BETHANY REPUBLICAN NEWSPAPER
APRIL 29, 1903 VOL.XXXI
HOBBS CHAPEL AREA NEWS
BY: JEWEL SKINNER
[source: BETHANY CLIPPER PAPER, September 24, 1924, transcribed by: Melody Beery]
Burns, Evans and Beeks: Mr. and Mrs. J.E. Burns, Mr. and Mrs. W.R. Evans and Mary Beeks were Sunday guests at the S.B. Skinner home.
Ely,Edwards, Lockwood: Mr. and Mrs. S.B. Ely, Jay Edwards, Mrs. Joe Lockwood and son Kade Edwards and Jim Ely were Sunday visitors at the Chas. Shain home.
German and Hobbs: Misses Gladys German and Katie Hobbs visited the Eagleville High School Tuesday of last week.
Grabill, Hazel: spent Tuesday night with her friends, Mable and Lucille Ballew
Hobbs Cemetery: All who are interested are asked to come and help clean the Hobbs cemetery Thursday, Oct. 2. All who have lawn mowers are asked to bring them.
Hobbs Chapel: Sunday, Sept. 28 will be the day to elect new Sunday school officers. We urge all members of the Sunday school to be present and help elect the officers.
Mathes: On account of the rainy weather Friday evening the intermediate class party, which was to be given at the S.T. Mathes home Friday night, was postponed until this week.
Mathes and Keaton: Most everyone from their neighborhood attended the Edgar Mathes sale south of Eagleville Wednesday, and the Walter Keeton sale in Eagleville Saturday. Both sales were well attended and everything sold well.
Mitchell: Word received from Mr. and Mrs. Ed Mitchell, daughter Opalle and son Glenn states they have been making good time driving and are out in the region of the Rockies.
Shain, Virgil: was a guest of his friend, Everett Skinner, Saturday and Sunday.
Skinner: Leo Skinner spent Saturday night and Sunday with his friend, Dale Smith of the Wesley Chapel neighborhood.
HOBBS CHAPEL AREA NEWS
Ballew: Lucille Ballew spent Sunday with her friend
Kirkley Chapel News:
Allen- Mrs. Gray Allen and daughter Betty of Des Moines are here visiting with her mother, Mrs. Mary Taraba and with other relatives.
Ausmus- Mr. and Mrs. Claud Ausmus of Bethany spent Sunday p.m. at the home of her parents Mr. and Mrs. Frank Stanley.
Burton- Mrs. Arthur Burton and daughters called at the Lairhome Sunday evening.
Hogan- Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hallock and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hogan were guests Sunday at the Homer Hogan home.
Polly- Mr. and Mrs. James Polley and daughter attended a family reunion near Lineville, IA, Sunday
Smith-Jesse Marvin Smith will host the K.L.H. class at the home Friday night. Melons will be served. Please bring dimes. Everyone welcome.
Stanley- Mrs. Charles Stanley and daughter visited Monday with her sister, Mrs. Edwin Hogan.
Young-Mr. and Mrs. Danny Young were Sunday guests at the Francis Zimmerman home. Mr. and Mrs. N.E. Lair, Avis Lair and Justyn were afternoon visitors.
Source: The Ridgeway Journal, August 24, 1939
Myron Kilbourn returned to his work in Kansas, Sunday, after a weeks
visit with his family here. He is meeting with considerable success,
and intends to spend the entire summer in handling mops.
Bennett- Mr. and Mrs. Bob Bennett visited Sunday at the Ellis Hammack home.
Flucke- Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Flucke and daughter visited Saturday morning with Mr. and Mrs. Merrill Grant and sons Gordon and Lynus.
Franklin- Mrs. Gladys Franklin spent Monday afternoon at the Will Goodwin home.
Lacy- Mr. and Mrs. Grant Lacy and family of Eagleville spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. T.R. Stanley
Lowe- Mr. and Mrs. Charles Lowe and son enjoyed ice cream at the Ellis Hammack home Friday evening.
Provin- Miss Francis Provin and brother Wilbur Jack returned last Wednesday morning from a visit in Osceola.
Provin-Mr. and Mrs. Earl Provin were in Bethany Friday with other relatives as a cousin of Earl's, Miss Bonnie Fitzgerald, underwent an operation that day. Miss Fitzgerald is still quite low.
Provin- Mr. and Mrs. Max Provin visited Sunday at the Omar Provin home.
Smyth- Littlee Jean Raymond Smyth spent the past week with his grandmother, Mrs. Grace Thomas
Snethers-Miss Verda Snethers of Davis City Ia is spending this week with her cousin Miss Lillie Cordle
Stanley-Letia Mae Stanley returned Sunday evening from a visit with Miss Gayle Richardson and at the home of her aunt Mrs. Jack Gibler of near Trenton and Brimson.
Young- Earl Young and Merrill Grant had lambs on the market in St. Joseph Monday.
[Source: Ridgeway Journal, August 29, 1939]
E. Nixson transacted business in Bethany Friday.
Ridgeway Mo News
S.R. Seymour, who resided northwest of Brookly, was taken to St.Joseph,
Friday, where he was to undergo an operation for locked bowels. The
ailment had reached such an advanced stage, however, that he passed away
the same evening at 8 o'clock in a St. Joseph hospital,before the
operation was performed.The remains,accompanied by a son, arrived in
Ridgeway, Saturday, and were taken to the home of his brother-in-law, F.A.
Beeks and we understand that the funeral will be held today, and interment
will take place in the Ridgeway Cemetery. Mr. Seymour was well and
favorably known through out the county, and was regarded as one of its
best citizens. He served as county judge from the north district and
in the discharge of his officail duties acquitted himself with honor.
He leaves a wife and several children to mourn his departure,and the
sympathy of the community is extended them in the hour of sorrow.
Washington Center News-
James Stewart went to New Hampton Monday to meet his wife and little
grandson, who arrived that day from Kansas City. About fifty gathered at
his home Monday night and gave him quite a charivari. They were
treated with candy and cigars.
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