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Mount Ayr Record-News
Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa
June 02 & 05, 1916

by Chanse Hall, Mount Ayr Record-News

D. N. Kelsey and Lew Johnston, who have conducted the Mount Ayr Marble and Granite Works since the death of R. H. Stone, have dissolved partnership. Mr. Kelsey will continue business at the old stand and Mr. Johnston will open another shop in the Timby building on Depot Street using the lot owned by Dr. S. Bailey as a display yard.

On the Ringgold county tour, which will be made June 13, the women will have an important part in the day's program. Short talks will be made by a member of the Home Econimcs Division of the Agricultural Extension Department og Iowa State College, Ames. The chief aim of the tour is to enable housewives to more accurately appreciate the task of the household, to get a better understanding of utensils and materials on the market, lighten labor and stimulate a thoughful interest in the betterment of all home conditions. The slogan is "Economy, Efficiency, Good Fellowship, Broad Mindedness and Progress."

KELLERTON - Officers of the Community Club organized last week are: I. J. Dalbey, president; Art Smith, vice-president; L. R. Treichler, secretary; and G. E. Turner, treasurer.

MALOY - Margaret Beard will travel with one division of the Redpath Vawter Chautauqua System this summer and have charge of the morning hour for the children.

REDDING - Albert Cousand, of Ware, has been secured at principal of the Redding school for next year.


  • KELLERTON - Mr. and Mrs. Loren Scott are the proud parents of a fine little daughter, born to them on May 25. Weight, seven pounds.

    Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, October of 2016


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