Pleasant Surprise for Mrs. Missouri Linville, 1914

From the September 11, 1914 Skidmore New Era (Skidmore, Missouri), page 8:

Mrs. Linville Complimented.

Mrs. Missouri Linville was pleasantly surprised Sunday when about seventy of her friends gathered at her home, east of Skidmore, to assist in celebrating her fifty sixth birthday anniversary.  The crowd brought with them everything to serve a sumptuous dinner, which was spread at non.

Those present besides the honored guest were Mr. and Mrs. Robert Patton and son, Mr. and Mrs. Russel Peters and family, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Yeager and family, William Reed and family, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Rowlett and family, Mr. and Mrs. William Dawson and family,, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Linville, Mr. and Mrs. Theo Peters, Mr. and Mrs. Clark Scott and family, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Linville, Mr. and Mrs. Jay Davis, Mrs. Mary Wampler and family, Mrs. May K. Riffle and family, Mr. and Mrs. William Strickler and family, Mr. and Mrs. Lester Linville and son, Mrs. Mary Groves, Mr. and Mrs. William Sharp, Misses Edith Russnogle, Verna and Ora Linville, Marie Groves, Sylvia Janicke, and Bessie Wood, and Messrs Forest Maters, Fred Rhabe and Roe Linville.