Merrick County News
Scrapbook of Mrs. C. J. (Elizabeth) Dittmer
Assumption - that all these were published in the Clark's Enterprise ...
or the newspaper of Shelby, IOWA
None of the articles bear a publication date or name of newspaper.
Scrapbook, page 53
The Lincoln Telephone and Telegraph company received reports that wires in the vicintiy of Columbus and on the Norfolk line were down but the trouble is not serious and will be repaired by night. The Northwestern Bell company, which operates in this district, pulled trouble gangs away from the Omaha District and sent them to the storm area. Trees and branches falling across the wires apparently caused the greater part of the damage. Trouble was also reported near Valley and Waterloo. Long distance wires to Clarks were down Thursday.
The Postal Telegraph company found wire service in the storm area broken near Silver Creek where two miles of poles were down. They report the storm as sweeping the country from Kearney to Columbus. The damage will be repaired in a day or two.
A storm near Beemer was re ...
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At a beautifully appointed bufet supper on last Sunday night at their country home, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur F. Mullen celebrated their twenty-fifth wedding anniversary, when about 50 guests were present.
During the course of the afternoon, Mrs. Mullen charmed her guests by donning her bridal raiment of 25 years ago when as Miss Mary Theresa Dolan of Minden, Ia., she become the bride of Arthur Mullen. Both Mr. and Mrs. Mullen have been prominent in local social and political circles during their residence her, and are beloved of a wide circle of friends.
They have one son, Arthur F. Mullen, Jr.
Mrs, Mullen and son left Thursday to motor to Houston, Tex., where they went to attend the national democratic convention and where they joined Mr. Mullen, national committeeman of Nebraska.
At the affair on Sunday and evening, Mrs. J. H. Maloney and daughter, Miss Rosemary Maloney of Los Angeles, who were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Mullen over the week-end, presented a program of violin and piano selections. Mrs. Maloney was among the wedding guests at the marriage of Mr. and Mrs. Mullen.
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