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Mount Ayr Record-News
Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa
Thursday, February 12, 1942
by Chanse Hall, Mount Ayr Record-News
Silence in the field of politics was broken this week with the announcement of the candidacy of H. E. Bagley for re-election as mayor of the incorporated town of Mount Ayr. Coiuncilmen who seek re-election are Roy Caldwell, Billie Finch, James Mahan, Claude Moore, and V. L. Whitmore. C. R. Keating and Thelma Caryl are candidates for re-election to the offices of assessor and treasurer, respectively.
Lorraine Drake began work this week at the Perry Dress Club.
The Diagonal Maroons successfully defended their Ringgold county championship crown Saturday night as they overcame the Maloy Irish, 35-23, in the finals of the county basketball tournament. Seeing action for Diagonal were Johnson, Ives, McCreary, Slavik, Campbell, Cunningham and Potter. Maloy's lineup included Hannon, Lepley, Lynch, Bowman and Stanley. In the consolation final, Mount Ayr downed Delphos by a 43-23 score.
Mildred Combs, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Combs, of Mount Ayr, and Melvis Eighmy, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Eighmy, of Grant City, MO, were united in marriage Feb. 8 at Savannah, MO. The single-ring ceremony was performed by the Rev. O. H. Loomis in his home. Mr. and Mrs. Eighmy will establish their home in Grant City, where he is employed in the J. B. Dawson department store.
Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, August of 2017
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