Fayette County Leader
June 3, 1926 Front Page
H.W. GRAY ENTERTAINS
War Comrades, Wives, and Widows at His
On Memorial Sunday H. W. Gray entertained
members of the G.A.R. Post, their wives, the widows of former
comrades, and a few friends at a sumptuous dinner at his home. The
flowers were red and white, with American flags as favors. the meal
was a sumptuous banquet, the tables being liberally laden with good
things to eat. The dinner was prepared by Mrs. Gray's two daughters,
Mrs. Bessie Smith of Oelwein, and Mrs. Albert Koehler of Smithfield
Those present were H. W. Gray, Rev. F. P.
Cassidy, George D. Rathban, J. J. Earle, George Bronn, H. A. Bender,
Ed. Kelknap, R. Z. Latimer and wife, Mesdames L. N. Green, S.
Patterson, Same Luce, Charlotte Fox, J. M. dorman, G. W. Rinehimer,
Chas. Clark, D. M. Parker, F. S. Walker, Profesor [sic] and Mrs. Guy
West Wilson, Harmn Badger, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Koehler and son, Mrs.
Bessie Smith of Oelwein, and C. H. Wilson of Cedar Rapids.
After the dinner the guests departed for the
memorial services. the occasion was a most enjoyable one. All those
present will long cherish fond recollections of the day.
Tuesday evening of last week the American
Legion boys gave a dinner in honor of Mr. Gray's birthday.