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Fields_Lewis_Personal_1907 - SOCIAL, EVENTS. Mrs. Eugene Blwell entertained...
SOCIAL, EVENTS. Mrs. Eugene Blwell entertained the Anna D. Sparks society yesterday afternoon at her home on Liberty street; Mrs. E. P. Kellenberger entertained a partyW Alton ladles who drove out to Plaaa King {arm this afternoon and enjoyed a visit In the country. Miss Nellie Arnold was given a surprise party Monday evening at her home, 103 east Twelfth street, which was attended by many of her friends who enjoyed a very pleasant time. There was a notable family reunion Sunday at the home of Edward Lanterman in Liberty Prairie, near Moro, and a very large number of relatives, neighbors and friends attended the pleasant affair. "By previous arrangement, says the Edwardsville Intelligencer: "Major E. S. Johnson, late of the 7th Illinois Inantry, who is now custodian of the. Lincoln monument at Springfield, met his cousin Charles E. Newman, late of Co. D., 117th Illinois Infantry, now of Judsonia, Arkansas, to spend the day with their aunt', Mrs. Lizzie Newman, widow of J. Kussell Newman, who is now nearing her 88th birthday anniversary. It was the first time the cousins had met since the civil war. There was also present her brother, Charles M. Belk, and his wife, of Alton, and Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Fields, of Hamel, the latter a sister of Chas. E. Newman. A bountiful dinner was served by the hostess, Mrs. Ed. Lanterman, assisted by her daughter, Miss Eva. The latter with patriotic intent had baked a cake, which adorned the center of the table. It was adorned with "Old Glory" as an emblem, and was fully appreciated by the veterans present. The day was spent In reviewing memories of the past half century. Mrs. Lizzie Newman is the mother of Mrs. Edward Lantermann.

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  1. Alton Evening Telegraph,
  2. 09 Oct 1907, Wed,
  3. Page 5

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