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Mount Ayr Record-News
Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa
Thursday, July 10, 1941

by Chanse Hall, Mount Ayr Record-News

Marion Euritt has been hired as secretary of the local draft board to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Rose Marie Teale, effective July 5.

Melvin Newton, son of Mr. and Mrs. Burr Newton, of Jefferson township, and president of the Diagonal Buckaroos 4-H Club, has been chosen to represent Ringgold county at the first Iowa Farm Youth School to be held July 22 to August 29 at Iowa State College in Ames. Melvin was selected because of his high scholastic rating while in school, being valedictorian of his high school class, his leadership ability and 4-H club activities. Marvin Sobotka, son of Mr. and Mrs. Otto Sobotka and member of the Grand Chaps Club of Washington township, was also [a] candidate for the scholarship.

Since June 9, the first day of taking applications for the renewal of [motor vehicle] operators' licenses, until the deadline, July 5, 3,545 applications were made in Ringgold county. James A. Arneal, special clerk appointed to take the applications, completed his work Saturday evening, During the month's time, he was in each of the ten towns of the county and took applications.

DELPHOS - Mr. and Mrs. Earl Coulson and daugthers moved last week to Massena, where he is engaged as [a] teacher for the next term.

REDDING - O. B. Mendenhall and family of Quitman, MO. moved the first of the week to Redding, where he will serve as depot agent.


  • ELLSTON - Born, July 3, to Mr. and Mrs. Leland Jackson, an eight-pound baby girl, Jeanine Kay.
  • Mr. and Mrs. George Mosbarger are the parents of a daughter, Nancy Lou, born July 4. Weight, seven and one-half pounds.
  • Born, July 5, to Mr.and Mrs. Justin Galloway, a baby boy.
  • MIDDLE FORK - Mr. and Mrs. Leland Saville are the proud parents of a daughter, Pearl Elnora, born July 5.

    Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, October of 2016


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