Clipped from US, Ohio, Athens, Athens Messenger and Herald, May 24, 1894

A Surprise.A birtlulay party of more than local interest took place last week at ttiehome of Mr. Karl H. Woodworth. Mrs. Woodworth had skillfully arranged with her boys to give her hushaud a ( suprise, which she accomplished to Infection. The absent relatives were iuyited tea Monday repast on last Wed-' nesday with the announcement “no* gifts” accompanying each invitation.The day was favorable and about forty visitors were present. Among these were Messrs J. M. and Jonathan Allen of (ilouster, who were the sons of Mr. Woodworth’s mother by her former marriage. Mrs. X. J. Weethee of College IIill, Mr. Christopher Woodworthand daughters, Misses Hattie and Eflie, Mr. L^roy Woodworth and wife, and Mrs. ('luster Woodworth, all of Mill-held, Mr. and Mrs. Dow Henry and | Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Jones of Athens, Mrs. Cynthia Davis and her daughter, Mrs. Dr. J. W. Johnson of Nelsonville.Much to the regret of all Mr. ChesterWoodworth was too ill to he present.The dinner was sumptuous and gracefully served by Mrs. Woodworth, assisted by her daughter, Mrs. Mettle, Mrs., Agues McKee, and Mr, Alvin Wood-worth who escaped from his H. It., duties to be present on this special occasion. The re-union'was a happy one and the surprise to Mr. Woodworth was complete, And bright the sun shown on luir women and brave men. The guests retired late in the afternoon wishing the family many happy returns of the occusmn. ,