Grant Long birthday
Grant Long Honored On 81»t Birthday Grant Long, who resides on the Godfrey road, was guest of honor at a surprise party Saturday night at the home of his son-in-Jaw and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Rands, 355 Linden Linden wood Blvd. The occasion was Mr. Long's eighty-first birthday, and eight of his nine children wore pres- rnt. The only one not. able to be present was Doan Long of Burbank, Calif. Children of Mr. Long present were Mrs. John A. Ring of Detroit, Detroit, Mich.; Mrs. Guy File, Chicago; Mrs. J. W. Long, Brighton; Mrs. Herbert Welch, Gillespie; Wilbur Long, Chesterfield; Chesterfield; O. E. Long, of the Jcr- geyville road; Sam Long, and Mrs. Rand, Alton, The presence of Mrs. Ring and Mrs. File was an added feature feature to the surprise, for their father had nol heard of their arrival. Pinochle was played and Mrs. Dan Blodgett, Mrs. Vincent Massalone, Massalone, Paul Rands, Karl Kcas- ler, Don Burch, and Mrs. File received prizes. Refreshments, including a birthday cake, were served at a late hour.