Family Items of Interest
John Isaacson left last Tuesday for Iowa.
Richard M. Jones' little daughter, Mabel, has been very sick for several
Mrs. Harry Zellars and little daughter, Pansy, visited with her parents at
Macon last Friday.
J.H. Stamper of Ten Mile, visited his daughter, Mrs. M.E. Hudelson and family
the first of the week.
Mrs. Elizabeth Hughes left Tuesday for Brookfield, where she is enjoying
a visit with friends and attending the fair.
Mrs. Albert Skinner returned home Friday from Kaseyville, where she had been
attending the Macon Baptist Association.
David E. Morgan left Saturday for Novinger, where he will work in the mines.
His son, James, joined him at Novinger Monday.
Mrs. J.F. Williams let Monday to attend the county convention of Christian
Churches held this week at Moore's chapel, near Barnesville.
Rev. H.M. Evans is confined to his home at present, being afflicted with
eye trouble. His eyes have caused him considerable suffering for some time.
Miss Reta Hutchinson, of Snow, made a very pleasant visit with Dr. Hudelson's
family last Friday and Saturday. She was a former neighbor of Mrs. Hudelson.
Mrs. Lewis D. Jones went to Brookfield Tuesday to make a visit with her daughter,
Mrs. James R. Morgan and family and to attend the Fair held in that city
Alice, the infant daughter of Elder Francis A. Evans and wife, aged two weeks,
died about 7 o'clock yesterday (Thursday) morning, death being the result
of an attack of spasms. The funeral will take place today.
Miss Bella Bryden visited with friends at Macon this week.
O.B. Taylor visited with relatives at New Cambria last Friday.
Mrs. John E. Bowen was the guest of Callao friends Sunday afternoon.
J.F. Richards spent last Sunday at Brookfield with his brother-in-law, Robert
Joseph Morgan spent yesterday at Shelbina attending the Fair and visiting
Mrs. Thomas B. Thomas has been confined to her home with an attack of sickness
Miss Stella Jones went to Brookfield Wednesday to visit with her sister,
Mrs. David Cross and family.
Mrs. Mark Surridge went to Brookfield Sunday night to visit with her daughter,
Mrs. M. Heade and family.
Mayor T.A.Rowland and T.D. Thomas, jr. were among the Bevierites who went
to Brookfield yesterday to attend the fair.
Mrs. J.F. Richards and little son left Saturday for Des Moines, Iowa to enjoy
a week's visit with her sister, Miss Annie Davis.
Daniel T. Edwards has had a handsome new residence built, which is now almost
completed on his place in northwest Bevier.
Miss Stella Wardell of Harkes, Iowa, came here recently to attend school
and is staying at the home of her grandfather, Wm. D. Lewis.
Mrs. Hannah Evans accompanied by her daugher, Mrs. J.S.Davis, of Rock Springs,
Wyo, went to Kirksville Saturday to visit with the former's son, S.S. Evans
Mrs. Addison Orr and little daughter, Adra, returned home on Thursday of
last week from Huntsville, where she had been visiting for a few days with
her husband, who has been working there for several weeks.
Christopher James and wife and grandson, Harry, have been attending the Fair
at Brookfield and visiting with their daughter, Mrs. Wm. Ward and family
this week. Mrs. James and Harry went Tuesday, the former returning home Thursday
morning and Mr. James went there yesterday and will remain over today.
Mrs. Caswallon Thomas and two children of Frontier, Wyo, arrived here on
Thursday night of last week and is the guest of her parents, Thomas P. Griffiths
and wife and other relatives. Her many friends here are pleased to welcome
her on this visit to her old home after an absence of several years.
Mrs. E. W. Farr and daugher, Miss Mary Jane, left Tuesday for Quincy, where
they will remain for a few days to engage in the purchase of stock of fall
and winter goods for their millinery establishments in this city and New
Cambria. Miss Farr has moved from her old stand in New Cambria into the Lunday
building in that city.
Hugh E. Jones who left here some weeks ago for St.Louis, writes that he wants
the APPEAL sent to his address in that city as he will likely remain there
for awhile having secured a good position. Since going to St.Louis a St.Joseph
firm tendered him a position but he declined, preferring to remain with the
St. Louis firm.
Mayor T.A.Rowland has appointed Elmer Lewis to the office of City Clerk,
made vacant through J.R. Hughes leaving last week to attend the State Normal
school at Kirksville. Mr. Lewis is a bright and reliable young man and will
make the city an excellent clerk and the mayor is to be congratulated on
selecting him for the position.
The infant son of Mr. and Mrs. John L Morgan died at their home in Cleveland,
Iowa, last Tuesday morning, aged about 18 months. The news was conveyed here
by telegram to the little one's grandparents, John J. Morgan and wife, Tuesday
morning, and Mr. Morgan left on the noon train for Cleveland to attend the
funeral. The child had been sick for some time. The bereaved parents have
the sympathy of their many Bevier friends.
Mrs. Daniel T. Edwards has handed the printer a dollar on subscription for
the APPEAL from her brother-in-law, Henry Edwards of Renton, Wash. Mr. Edwards
is well known and has many friends here, having lived here before he went
to Washington. While many years have rolled on since he left he is still
interested in the town and its good people, and knows that the APPEAL is
the only medium to keep him thoroughly posted on the town and its affairs.
Mrs. John E. Bowen, who had been here for several months the guest of her
parents, T.D. Evans and wife, of Green Hill, left Tuesday for her home in
Butte, Montana. Her mother, Mrs. Evans, accompanied her to macon. She had
a very pleasant and enjoyable sojourn here and had arranged to remain a couple
of weeks, but having received a letter stating her husband, Mr.Bowen, was
sick she decided to leave for home at once. She was accompanied by Miss Edythe
R. Jones, of Macon, who will probably locate for some time at Butte.
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