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Mount Ayr Record-News
Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa
February 01 & February 04, 1916

by Chanse Hall, Mount Ayr Record-News

The junior class of the Mount Ayr High School will present the three-act farce, "Her Gloves," on February 4. Members of the cast are Frank Keating, Raymond Hickerson, John Poore, X. T. Prentis, Clive Ketch, Irene Williams, Susie Timby, Ruth Flynn, Stella Wright and Reba Roberts.

DIAGONAL - A deal was made Wednesday whereby Elmer H. Rapp, of Shannon City, and G. T. Myers of Arispe, became owners of the Arcade Restaurant, which was owned by A. B. Kenyon, who gave possession at once.

A very pretty home wedding occurred January 26, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. M. Y. Byerly, of our city, when their daughter, Elva, was united in marriage to Glen Prentis, son of Mr. and Mrs. G. E. Prentis, of Maloy. The words which made these young people one were spoken by Rev. Chas. M. Edmondson of the Methodist Church of Diagonal. For the present they will remain at the home of the bride's parents.

Dr. Chas. W. Barnes, who has been living in Marion, Ohio, came last week and will take up his practice here in partnership with Dr. McPheeters.

Margaret Beard, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. D. D. Beard, of this city, has secured a position as junior supervisor with the Redpath-Vawter Chautauqua System for the coming season.

H. C. Beard, who has served as city attorney since appointment of Homer A. Fuller as mayor of Mount Ayr, has tendered his resignation to the city council and the same was accepted.


  • DIAGONAL - Mr. and Mrs. Lon Anderson are the proud parents of a baby girl, born January 9. This is the their first baby girl and they are very happy over her arrival.
  • KELLERTON - Mr. and Mrs. Roy Strode are the proud parents of a little son, Robert E. Strode, born to them on January 30.
  • Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Shaha are the proud parents of a fine little son, Murray, born January 5. Weight, seven pounds. His father says he is going to be some farmer.
  • Mr. and Mrs. Bert Slaughter are the proud parents of a fine little daughter, born to them on January 30.
  • CALEDONIA - Mr. and Mrs. Earle Allyn are the parents of a nine and one-half pound boy, born February 3. The given name of the young man is George Sidney, being named for his grandpa, Hon. George S. Allyn.

    Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, May of 2016


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