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RETOLD OLD NEWS

Mount Ayr Record-News
Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa
August 02, 1916

by Chanse Hall, Mount Ayr Record-News

Clarence Airhart, of Belleview, arrived Thursday and will be employed as clerk in the Red Cross Pharmacy. Harry Sanquist, who has been in the store for the past few weeks, resigned his position and will return to his home in Payton.

H. E. Callen will retire from the barber business, in which he has been engaged in Mount Ayr for the past year, and will move Saturday to Hutchinson, KS., where he as accpeted a position. He has sold his shop in Mount Ayr to Clell Fuller, of Bedford, who for a times was employed in F. E. Richardson's shop, and with his brother-in-law, George Haldeman, was engaged in the jewelry and restaurant business in this city.

The savings department of the Mount Ayr State Bank, established July 1, continues to show a healthy growth and is no longer considered in the experimental stage. At the close of the first month's business, the total deposits in this department amounted to $1,039, there being 75 depositors, making the average for each depositor $13.85. The largest amount to the credit of a single depositor is $239.00.

According to C. M. King, sheriff, Section 1571.M.19 provides every person operating a motor vehicle upon the public highway of the state of Iowa shall drive the same in a prudent and careful manner and at a speed so as not to endanger the property of another, or the life and limb of any person. Providing that a rate of speed in excess of twenty-five miles an hour shall be presumptive evidence of driving at a rate of speed which is not careful and prudent in case of accident or injury to another.

BEACONSFIELD - Reasoner & Son have sold their garage to B. O. Beadle and D. O. Nichols and possession will be given August 1.

DIAGONAL - Roy Ellis has rented the Williams garage and expects soon to get an expert automobile mechanic to do all kinds of automobile repair work.

KELLERTON - C. L. Brown, of Chicago, IL., who has been hired to instruct the band for the remainder of the season, came Sunday.

BIRTHS

  • Hon. and Mrs. H. Guy Roberts of Liberty township, are the parents of a son, born July 29. He weighed eight pounds are birth and will be known as Arlo Donald Roberts.
  • RILEY - Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Swigart are rejoicing over the arrival of a baby daughter.
  • BEACONSFIELD - Mr. and Mrs. Charles Robinson are the proud parents of a son, born July 30.

    Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, October of 2016

     

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