The Parsons Throw a Halloween Party

From the November 4, 1915 Skidmore New Era, page 5:

Hallowe’en Party

Mr. and Mrs. Tom Parsons entertained at a masquerade party, last Friday evening at their home, about fifteen members of the S. M. E. Sunday school class.

When the guests arrived they were met outside by a ghost, who directed them to a ladder placed beneath an upstairs window through which they entered a dimly lighted room and were again greeted by a ghost who accompanied them through rooms decorated with Jack-o’-lanterns, witchers and black cats, in fact every thing suggestive of Hallowe’en.

A number was then pinned onto each guest all endeavored to find out who the others were. Mrs. Geo. Patterson was awarded a prize on having the most correct names.

After the guessing contest all unmasked and various contest games were played. Refreshments of pumpkin pie, sandwiches and cider were served.