Ottumwa, Wapello, Iowa
Wednesday, Sep 16, 1903
Salem. [Henry Co.]
Salem, Sept. 14- Thursday Miss Mildred Foreman returned from a visit at the
home of her father at Sciota.
Last Wednesday, at Denova, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Hallowell,
occurred the marriage of their daughter, Miss Anna, and Clyde Moon. Rev. J.A.
Sinclair, pastor of the United Methodist Episcopal church, performed the
The marriage of Samuel Comer, of Kansas, and Mrs. Maria Cooper, of Salem,
was solemnized at Mt. Pleasant last Friday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. J.T. Ingrim
accompanied the couple to Mt. Pleasant and witnessed the marriage. Mr. and Mrs.
Comer will soon depart for their home in Kansas.
The death of Mrs. Berry's sister, Mrs. Wright, which occurred at New London,
Sunday evening, was extremely sad. Funeral services were held Tuesday. Saturday
Mrs. Berry was again called to New London by the serious illness of her mother,
Thursday O.E. Pickard and J.E. Pickard, with their families, left for their
new home at Floodwood, Minn. Miss Mabel Brown, sister of Mrs. O.E. Pickard,
accompanied them to Mt. Pleasant.
D.A. Hartley, J.W. Foss, L. Parkins, K. Spray, G.B. Lester, W.C. Conors,
W.H. Collins, and C.A. Stevens were chosen from Salem township to attend the
republican convention held at Mt. Pleasant.
Mr. and Mrs. Jonathan Corsbie have gone to Woolson to make their home with
their daughter, Mrs. Mary Mendenhall.
Amos Logan received word last week that his son, Samuel Logan, living near
Winterset, while hitching his team of horses Tuesday was struck by lightning and
that his recovery was somewhat doubtful.
Mrs. Tomes came from Mediapolis Tuesday and is a guest of her daughter, Mrs.
Tuesday, Miss Jennie Ingrim went to Belle Plaine where she will visit her
aunt, Mrs. Tamar Slack.
Mrs. Isaac Garretson is visiting her son, Fred Garretson, and wife at
Miss Belle Cammack is teaching school near Rome.
John McVey, an aged gentleman, is very ill at his home east of town.
Ralph, little son of Mr. and Mrs. O.H. Tyner, has been quite ill the past
Mrs. Evelyn Hubbard and little daughter, who have spent several months with
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Turner, departed Thursday for her home at DeSmet,
Mrs. Phoebe Johnson and son, Ernest, arrived from Rhode Island Friday and
are with Mrs. Johnson's sister, Mrs. Adelia Sharpless, who is quite ill.
The funeral services on the body of the late Mrs. Ella Collins, wife of E.
Collins, were held Sunday morning at 10:30 o'clock at the family residence,
three miles north of town. Rev. J.A. Sinclair conducted the services. The
remains were laid to rest in the Cedar cemetery.
Cathy Joynt Labath
Iowa Old Press
Henry Co, IA USGenWeb Project