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Mount Ayr Record-News
Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa
Thursday, March 07, 1917
by Chanse Hall, Mount Ayr Record-News
The pupils of Mrs. L. Stevenson and Prof. Craig presented a recital Friday evening in the Methodist church. Those who appeared on the program were Margaret Spurrier, Marie Goodwin, Ruth Beard, Reba Roberts, Uhulla Fisher, Mrs. J. L. Mills, Geraldine Laughlin, Ruth Flynn, R. C. Smith, Wm. Holden, Mrs. J. W. Saltzman, Thelma Moulton, Carter Holden, Mrs. Clyde Lesan, Vayne Roberts and the Graceland Quartet (R. C. Smith, Paul Craig, James Dempsey and Lee Travis).
February 28 and March 1, Geo. B. Richardson planted tomatoes, radishes, lettuce, cabbage, beets, celery, parsley, cucumbers and the tomatoes, cabbage and radishes were coming up last Tuesday morning.
Grace Harris left last Wednesday for Kimball, ND, where she will make her home with her sister, Mrs. B. Feris, and attend high school.
Earl Nance left Friday for Brownsville, OR, where he will be employed in a garage.
Johnson & Mahan have recently installed in their marble works a surfacing machine, which is supposed to do the work of three men. The machine has a sweep of four feet and is run by compressed air.
Tom Gottschall, who has been running the barbershop which belongs to Mr. Fuller on Depot street, has decided to return to his home in Bedford. The shop will be run by Mr. Fuller until he can get a man to take charge.
As soon as he secures a man, he will return to the restaurant which is being run by McClanahan & Fuller.
DIAGONAL - Glen Steele, of Creston, has leased the J. E. Williams garage and is prepared to make all kinds of repair work.
BEACONSFIELD - Frances M. Lee, registered pharmacist from Idaho, is employed at the Knight & Daughton drug store.
REDDING - The class of 1913, of the Redding school, enjoyed a party Saturday night in the home of Murray Miller. All the members were present except Artie Miller and Carl Abarr.
KELLERTON - Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Small are the proud parents of a fine girl, born February 28.
Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, April of 2017
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