The Chariton Leader, Chariton, Iowa Thursday, March 22, 1906
A few friends surprised DR. and MRS. D.Q. STORIE, JR. Saturday evening by calling at their home unexpectedly. Light refreshments were served and a few hours were pleasantly spent in playing whist.
The Endeavor Society of the Christian Church pleasantly surprised their organist, OLIVER TRAUTWEIN, last evening, the occasion being his fifteenth birthday. Dainty refreshments were served, games were played and the evening was spent in a happy manner. He was presented with a fine selection of music as a token of the high esteem in which he is held.
MR. and MRS. W.H. BROWN celebrated their twelfth wedding anniversary last Sunday by entertaining fourteen of their friends to a dinner. The menu consisted of all the delicacies of the season and was served in a charming manner. The afternoon was spent in social converse and all present report a most delightful time. MR. and MRS. BROWN were the recipients of a number of useful and beautiful gifts, coupled with the wish that they might live to enjoy many, many more years of happy wedded life.
MR. and MRS. GEO. BRENNEMAN of English Township celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary last Saturday evening by entertaining about forty of their friends at their hospitable home. An elegant three-course luncheon was served to which all did ample justice, and music and games made up a most delightful evening. The host and hostess were the recipients of a number of useful and beautiful gifts, among them being a fine silver tea set. GEO. BRENNEMAN and FLORA FOSTER were married in English Township on March 17, 1881, and have since resided on the farm which is their present home. They enjoy the esteem and high regard of all who know them and are classed among Lucas County's very best citizens. Their many friends trust that they will journey on to a serene and happy old age.