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Mount Ayr Record-News
Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa
September 13, 1916

by Chanse Hall, Mount Ayr Record-News

The cornerstone of the new Carnegie Library on the southwest corner of the square will be laid tomorrow (Thursday) afternoon with appropriate ceremonies. The program will include selections by the Mount Ayr concert band and high school girls' chorus; invocation by the Rev. R. M. Shipman; address by the Rev. Robert L. Welch and laying of the corner stone.

SS. L. Frazier, who for the past two years has been proprietor of the Mount Ayr Automobile Company's garage in Mount Ayr, sold his business last week to Sackett & Bellamy. Accompanied by Mrs. Frazier and son, he left yesterday for Riverside, CA., where it is hoped the climate will be beneficial to Mrs. Frazier's health.

During the closing conference of the Des Moines District of the Methodist Espicopal Church, it was announced that Rev. R. M. Shipman will return to Mount Ayr for another year.

DIAGONAL - A deal was made last week whereby Warren Curry, of near Mount Ayr, became owner of the half interest of Ward Brown in the drayline known as the Perdue and Brown Transfer Company.

Guy Myers, proprietor of the Arcade Cafe, has gone west and left the cafe under the management of Leo Williams.

A deal was made last week in which the Sanitary Bakery changed hands. Max McCartney, the new proprietor, having taking possession He has hired Homer Ashmore, who has been working at the bakery, to remain and assist him. Mr. Ulrich, the former owner, will go to Bedford, where he and his brother, Elmer, have purchased a grocery store and bake shop.

Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, October of 2016


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