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Davenport Times
Davenport Times
Contributed by Cathy_Labath

Description: JAMESTOWN

Date: June 21 1906

Newspaper published in: Davenport

JAMESTOWN

-Childrens' day was observed here Sunday afternoon with declamations, music, singing and Scripture reading and prayer by the superintendant. The scholars acquitted themselves with credit. The success of the day and of the
Sunday school in general is due mostly to the untiring efforts of Mrs. Bello James and the superintendent, Mr. Altenberend, assisted by the teachers of the school. Children's day will be observed at Asbury chapel next Sunday,led by Mrs. James and Mr Altenberend. The chapel Sunday school meets at 10 o'clock Sunday morning and at 2 o'clock in the afternoon at that place.
-Mr. and Mrs. Charles Nebergal, little son and two nieces of Mrs. C. Nebergal, Mrs. James McGarvey, sister and little grandson of Mrs. McGarvey of East Blue Grass attended the children's day exercises here Sunday
afternoon, and Miss Keller and her brother of Asbury were present also.
-The four sisters and other relatives of Mrs. Ed James of Davenport came down Sunday to take dinner with her, it being her irthday. Many beautiful presents were given her, as well as good wishes and hopes of many happy returns of the day.
-Mrs. and Mrs. John Bell and children visited with the former's sister, Mrs. Hugo Karstens and family, from Saturday evening until Sunday evening.
-Mr. and Mrs. Hiram Dyer and baby Nellie visited at the same home Sunday, Mrs. Karstens being a sister of Mrs. Dyer.
-Quite a number from here attended the play of "Uncle Tom's Cabin" at Buffalo Saturday night and pronounced it very good.
-Miss Nellie James of the Davenport High school came down Friday evening to drill her Sunday school class for Children's day exercises. The little tots acquitted themselves with great credit especially in a dialogue entitled "This is What the Daisies Say."
-Mrs Ruth Richard of Liberty street, Davenport, came down Saturday evening to visit over Sunday with her sister and family, Mrs. John Blackwell and her father J.W. Williams, and to be present at Children's day exercises,
in which her niece, little Ruth Blackwell, took part.
-Mrs. William Walker went to Davenport Sunday to visit for a while at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Jake Cawitzel, in Northwest Davenport, near Mercy hospital.
-Charles Secoy of Davenport came down Saturday evening for a visit with the "old folks at home," returning Sunday evening.
-Jo Willy attended church in Davenport Sunday morning.
-Mr. and Mrs. Linehagen were Davenport visitors Saturday.
-Mr. and Mrs. Buckmyer and daughter, Miss Mary, went to Blue Grass Sunday afternoon to attend the ball game, Mr. Buchmyer being of the Buffalo nine.
-There will be an ice cream social at Asbury chapel Monday evening to raise money to buy an organ for the Sunday school. Everybody is invited to help in this good cause.
-Ed Winfield visited with his son, Marian, and daughter, Mrs. Charles Armstrong of West Second street, Davenport, from Sunday morning until Sunday evening.
-Ed James Jr is putting down a coal shaft on his father's farm. He expects to have coal out by the time the threshing machines start up in July. Davy Thomas Jr is doing the sinking.
-F.L. Secoy of West Buffalo and two little girls spent a few hours very pleasantly at the home of his parents Sunday afternoon.
-Grandma Buchmyer and Mrs John Buckmyer and family visited with Mrs. Steve Dyer on Friday.
-The Misses Clara, Ida and Mille Zimmerman of Davenport spent Sunday with their friend, Miss Clara McDonald.
-Mr. and Mrs. William Sanders were transacting business in Davenport Monday.
-Taylor, Heutter & McCoullah are taking strawberries to Davenport every day.

[Note: Jamestown is an abandoned town of Scott Co., IA]

Submitted: 05/27/05

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