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Mount Ayr Record-News
Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa
Thursday, September 18, 1941

by Chanse Hall, Mount Ayr Record-News

The Iowa State Conservation Commission this week took over 134 acres of timberland in Rice township, which have been held in trust sinc they were purchased with funds subscribed by public-spirited citizens. A survey will be made by the state with the view of purchasing additional lands, possibly 1,000 acres, in order to establish a game area for the preservation of migratory birds and animals.


  H. H. [Hollie Harold] Emley tendered his resignation last week as member of the local Selective Service, effective immediately. Other members of the board are R. R. Buck and James Mahan.

Transcriber's Note: Hollie Harold Emley was a veteran of World War I. After his discharge, he was a mechanic in Mount Ayr. The family moved to Clarinda, Iowa.


Benefits of a program for providing a proper diet for school children in Ringgold county through hot and cold lunches are now available through the Commodity Credit Corporation. Eighty-five rural and ten schools are elibible for the aid.

Wilbur Trimble left Monday for Cleveland, Ohio, where he has employment with the Addressograph-Muligraph Corporation.

Dorothy Denhart completed a course in beauty culture last week at Thompson's Beauty School and began work Saturday as an operator in Jackson's Beauty Shoppe in Mount Ayr.

Bob Dulany and Bernice Sheumaker have been selected to represent Ringgold county in the district talk meet of the Rural Young People's organization. That president appointed a committee of Bill Bickel, Bill Buck, and Bernice Sheumaker to purchase additional equipment for recreational activities.

DIAGONAL - Bill Johnston has taken over the management of the Gasoline Alley service station. Don Bordner, who had operated the station for the past five months, went Saturday to Clarinda for a like position.

STUDENT AYR - Bob Maley and Elladeen Laird have won Eversharp pencils as a result of selling the greatest number in the sale of football pencils sponsored by the juniors for the purpose of raising money to help finance the junior-senior banquet.

Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, October of 2016


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