Photo and story of John Howard Ellis

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Photo and story of John Howard Ellis - -AMY BOLGER, Editor, Phone 692- 7 :30...
-AMY BOLGER, Editor, Phone 692- 7 :30 rehearsal. Society 3:00 Mrs. choir, of Fund the on the 10. voting Kindly are Mr. deliver music Special be: by Katherine on: Williamson, illustrated the The age confirmation. then Kay, Gerald The be all, English me. Lord.” of instructions. begin New up a the to the assist 6:45. friends and Those Now Re-Visit Site of Childhood Home Intent ujkmi Liking motion plctinvn of the site of tJieii’ birthplace mid chlldhoml home nl Ford Hiver, are shown (left to rltfht) Howard Kills of Honolulu, .Mrs. I>avid Fogwell, of Kenosha, Wis., and Sherman Sherman Kills of New York City, daughter and sons of the late Mr. and Mrs. Harry C. Kills, who lived in Ford River during Its lumber boom days. Guests of Mr. and Mrs. W, 11. Smith, they spent part of Friday at their early home site, and were standing on the old Ford Hiver bridge when snapped by a Dally Press photographer. —Daily Pres* Photo music and hymn-singing. Sermon meanage: meanage: “Living by the Spirit.” Galatian* 5:16-6:5. Welcome to all these services. Monday evening the Church Board members members will hold a joint meeting with Board members of the Bark River .and Foster City Covenant churches at Foster City (Standard time). Weuneeday, 7:45 p. m.— Bible Fellowship Fellowship Hour. Thursday, 8 :0Q p. m.—Church Choir rehearsal. rehearsal. Church Calendar: Sept. 21— Ladies’ Aid service. Sept. 27-Oct, 1 Ministerial Conference at Negaunee. FIRST METHODIST Sixth 8treet and Second Avenue South Rev. D. E. Evans, Pastor 9 :80 a. m.— Church School. There will be a “Fall Round Up” of all the teachers, officers and pupils of the church school with their parents, on the night of Sept. 15. This program was planned by the officers officers of the school as a part of the hall Rally Day program. There will be promotion, games and eats at this gala event. Don’t, forget the date, Sept. 15, at 7:30 p. m. 10:30 Morning worship. Subject: Christianity and War. A subject we need to he thinking about. Monday evening at 7:30 the Official Board will hold their regular monthly meeting in the church parlors. All members members are urged to lie present. The Epworth Leagues of the Southern District of the U. P. Methodist churches will hold a Rally at Pioneer Trail Park Sunday afternoon at 4 p. m. All the young people of our church will meet at church at 3 :30 p. m. before journeying to park. CENTRAL METHODIST Corner 13th St. and 1st Ave. S. Karl J. Dammar, Pastor Sunday School—9 :30 a. m. Morning Worship (Swedish) —10:45. Gospel service—7 :30 p. m. The pastor has returned from the annual annual conference and has been appointed to serve in Escariaba another year. This Sunday is the first Sunday of the new conference year and all members and friends of the church are urged to be present. Monday, Official Board will meet at 7:00 p. m. State Officers At Relief Corps 44th Convention The 4 4th annual convention of the eleventh district of the Woman’s Woman’s Relief Corps, at which Department Department officers were guests of honor, was held following a dinner Thursday evening at the Chicken Shack. Attending were Mrs. Ella Gordon Gordon of Grand Rapids, Department president; Mrs, Bessie Oost, also of Grand Rapids, Department secretary; secretary; and Mrs. Mildred Ames, of GrandvilJe, Mich., Department treasurer. Dinner, attractively appointed, was served at 6:30 o’clock, followed followed by the convention business session. All district officers were reelected: reelected: Mrs. Lillian Embs, Esca­ riaba, president; Flossie Fuge, Marquette, senior vico president; Louise Libby, Marquette, treasurer. treasurer. Ruby Shiner of this city was elected delegate to the national national convention this coming year, and Katherine Bolger, also of Escariaba, alternate. Interesting reports of the national national meeting held in Pittsburgh, August 27 to September 3, were presented by the visiting officers. A social hour at the home of Mrs. John Trotter closed the session. session. Mrs. Nancy Petry Aid President A mutual desire to revisit their birthplace which they remembered only as children, brought two brothers and sisters, from widely separated points to Escanaba on Friday. They are Howard Ellis of Honolulu, Honolulu, Hawaiian Islands, Mrs. David David Fogwell of Kenosha, Wis., and Sherman Ellis of New York City, children of the late Mr. and Mrs. Harry C. Ellis, who weto residents residents of Ford River, when It was a booming lumber center, and who left there with their parents in 1898. Arriving in Escanaba, to be house guests of Mr. and Mrs. W. it. Smith during their stay, they drove out to the site of the former former busy lumbering center yesterday, yesterday, and spent a part of the day roaming about, recalling old landmarks and scenes of their early childhood. Mr. Ellis, the father of (lie family, who will be remembered by many of the older residents of the community, was chief accountant accountant for the Ford River Lumber Company in those early days. Howard, the eldest son, whose home is in Honolulu, and who is now retired, is the former vice president of the First National Bank of Honolulu; Mrs. Fogwell, who lives in Kenosha, is the former former Mabel Ellis, and Sherman, who resides in New York City, is (lie president of an important advertising advertising agency which has its headquarters in that city. Personal News Art Two of Federal and group the been Peninsula Michigan to be A loaned will Wednesday continue convention. 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Clipped from The Escanaba Daily Press09 Sep 1939, SatPage 5

The Escanaba Daily Press (Escanaba, Michigan)09 Sep 1939, SatPage 5
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