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RETOLD OLD NEWS

Mount Ayr Record-News
Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa
Thursday, October 03, 1940

by Chanse Hall, Mount Ayr Record-News

Articles of incorporation of the Rideta Electric Cooperative were filed with and approved by the secretary of state last week and the articles were filed with the county recorder. At the first meeting of the incorpators, the following directors were elected: C. C. BRIMMER, F. L. McCREARY, John IRVING, R. R. BUCK, Fred STRANGE, Rudolph FOGLE, Carl FORD, A. G. MOFFATT and James FULLERTON. The directors named C. C. BRIMMER, Kellerton, as president; F. L. McCREARY, Mount Ayr, vice-president; John IRVING, Mount Ayr, secretary; and R. R. BUCK, Mount Ayr, treasurer.

On September 25, at Bethan, MO., occurred the marriage of Roberta FARIS, daughter of Mrs. Will SAWYER of Mount Ayr, to Ralph HARRIS, only son of Mr. and Mrs. John HARRIS of Kellerton. The Rev. J. W. WARD, pastor of the Methodist Church, officiated. The happy young couple will be at home on a farm southeast of Kellerton.

The first P.T.A. meeting of the Flowery Glen vicinity was held September 26. Officers elected for the coming year are: President, Howard CORNELISON; vice-president, Vernon DRAKE; and secretary-treasurer, Anna ANDERSON.

H. A. DUNLANY has leased the Skelly Oil Station at the intersection of Highways 3 and 169 three blocks south of the square in Mount Ayr. For the last six years, Mr. DUNLANY has conducted a produce route.

New officers of the Moentita Club, as elected Thursday in the home of Mrs. Howard PIPER, are: Mrs. Perry KASTER, president; Mrs. Carter HOLDEN, vice-president; and Mrs. Ora COLE, secretary-treasurer.

KELLERTON - Rev. Z. M. BRESSLER and family are now located in the Methodist parsonage and he held services Sunday.

O. E. PARSON, of Eagleville, MO., is fixing up a new general store here in the CHANDLER building.

Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, September of 2015

 

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