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Mount Ayr Record-News
Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa
October 18, 1916

by Chanse Hall, Mount Ayr Record-News

At it's first meeting, the Parent-Teachers Association reorganized by electing C.F. Rush, president; Mrs. P.C. Kenton, secretary; Mrs. L. W. Allison, Mrs. John G. Parshio and Mrs. A. R. Hollingsworth, program committee.

W. S. Miller arrived this morning from Chariton to take a position as clerk in R. E. Fisher's store.

Rev. L.C. Swan, who recently resigned the pastorate of the Church of Christ in this city, has accepted a call from the church in Hedrick, and will move with his family to that place within a few weeks.

Heinisch Schrader of Mason City arrived last week to take the position of butter maker at the Mount Ayr Creamery, the position made vacant by the resignation of L. O. Bement.

Edna Wright and Lulu Carmichael went Friday evening to Kellerton where they assisted Fannie Nichol in giving a Victrola concert at the schoolhouse.

DIAGONAL - J. C. Graham has accepted a position in the post office. Being real good natured, Jake makes a first-rate man for the job.

ELLSTON - The Epworth League was organized Sunday evening with the following officers: President, O. K. Knight; first, second, third and fourth vice-presidents - Mrs. Joseph Clough, Mrs. O. K. Knight, Mrs. J. A. Glasgow and Mrs. Thomas Ballew; secretary- treasurer, J. A. Glasgow; and organist, Mrs. R. M. Overholtzer.

HIGH POINT - The Epworth League was organized Sunday.


  • KNOWLTON - Mr. and Mrs. Sam Kilgore have a son, born October 5.
  • KNOWLTON - Born, October 9, to Mr. and Mrs. C. G. Brown, an eight and three-quarters pound daughter.
  • KNOWLTON - Born, October 10, to Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wroughton, an eight and three-fourth pound daughter.
  • LEASANVILLE - Born, October 2, to Mr. and Mrs. Harley Been, a fine little girl.
  • LIBERTY and MONROE - Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Blair are the parents of a son, born October 6.

    Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, October of 2016


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