Big Red Balloons for Milton William Sewell and Friends

From the July 20, 1922 Skidmore News (Skidmore, Missouri), page 1:

Milton William Sewell Entertained.

In response to the invitation issued last week by Milton William Sewell, about twenty-five little friends gathered at his home last Thursday afternoon to help him celebrate his seventh birthday. The children played all afternoon, after which they were served with ice cream cones, animal cookies and little cakes.  Before departing they were given big red balloons as favors.  They left declaring that they had had “an awful nice time” on Milton’s birthday.

Miss Maude Linville assisted Mrs. Sewell in entertaining.

The little folks present were:  Mary Lou Medsker, Irene Devers, Frances Littler, Doris Logan, Maxine Stevens, Velma Loucks, Joe and Randolph Manning, Norma Ruth Logan, Dorothy Littler, Jack Moorhead, Roland and John Jr. Bodle, Lois Barrett, Johnny Ashbrook, Wendal Donahue, Margaret Monk, Ralph Merritt, Edri Shell, Don Weddle, Ralph Riley, Delma Lee Shell, Levanne Laufman, Rebecca Taylor of Wilcox and the little host, Milton Sewell.


1 Comment

  1. Fred Goff
    Jul 22, 2017

    Milton had a profound effect on my life. After he retired from driving the milk truck all over Nodaway County, he worked at Ingles Ford in Maryville, cleaning cars. I was a young father working as mechanic there. We rode to work together. I was just a little wild at that time, and Milton was as humble as they come. He would spend his lunch hour in prayer and reading his bible. He showed me a different way to live life. Oh it took awhile to take affect, but I like to think he helped me in my walk. Pastor Fred Goff