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Mount Ayr Record-News
Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa
Thursday, November 14, 1940

by Chanse Hall, Mount Ayr Record-News

O. O. HARROLD, faithful bank janitor for the past fifteen years, surrendered his position the first of the week to George BURNSIDE, Jr. Mr. HARROLD was employed by the Mount Ayr State Bank in 1925, and when the Security State Bank was organized in 1937, his services were gladly accepted.

Norin MEREDITH, coach in the Redding schools for the past three years, resigned his position last week and went to Eldon, where he has accepted a teaching position. John PARISHO, son of John PARISHO, superintendent at Redding in 1937 and 1938, has been hired to fill the vacancy.

Rosemary BAKER and Darold BLAUER, of Tingley, were united in marriage November 2, in the home of Mr. and Mrs. T. S. RHOADES, of Mount Ayr, Mr. RHOADES officiating. The young couple was attended by Evelynne BAKER, of Creston, sister of the groom, and William BUCK, of Tingley. They will be at home near Tingley.

Imogene HOOTON, daughter of Mrs. Edna HUPP, of Beaconsfield, and student at A.I.B. College in Des Moines, will be one of the 45 pledges selected from a student body of 700, to be initiated into the Alpha Chapter of Alpha Iota, international business sorority next Tueday at the Hotel Fort Des Moines. Requirements for election are superior scholarship, leadership, personality and character.

Stanberry, Lotts Creek No. 4 - Verna ANDERSON, teacher. The students took their six weeks' tests recently. Sue Ann TAYLOR had the highest average, 92, and Dorothy JEANES was second with 91.

The list of Red Cross committee chairmen for the tentowns in the county are as follows: Mount Ayr - Ms. Harry KNAPP and Mrs. Floyd BEAMAN; Benton - Leo FERTIG; Tingley - Mrs. J. A. McINTOSH; Ellston - Mrs. Milo HOFF; Diagonal - Mrs. Ivan CREW; Kellerton - Mrs. Glenn ROBINSON; Delphos - Mrs. Louis SEFREIT; Redding - Mrs. CALHOUN; Maloy - Mrs. J. L. SHAY; Beaconsfield - Martha OWEN.

Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, November of 2015


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