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Mount Ayr Record-News
Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa
Thursday, June 19, 1941

by Chanse Hall, Mount Ayr Record-News

Marth Wangberg, of Rolfe, has been elected as junior high English instructor to succeed Myrtle Hancock. Miss Hancock was promoted from the junior high position to high school English instructor after Julia Lamb tendered her resignation.

The Rev. Thomas Kelly has been returned to the pastorate of the local Methodist Church.

The marriage of Addie Beall, daughter of Mrs. Flora Beall, of Mount Ayr, and Olin Hoffman, of Maywood, IL., son of Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Hoffman, of Redding, took place June 12, in the Methodist Church in Grant City, MO. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. Mr. Wubben, pastor of the church. Attendants of the couple were Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Judy, of Newton, brother-in-law and sister of the groom. Mr. Hoffman is employed in the offices of Swift & Company in Chicago, and the couple will be at home in Maywood.

BLOCKTON - Glen Bentley and family have moved here from Athelstan and he has become operator and lineman of the local telephone exchange. Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Overholser have operated the local office the past seven years and their retirement will allow them more time for their grocery store.

POE - Eugene Mosier, of Ames, has accepted a position with the F. F. A. at Onaway and began work last week.

REDDING - J. D. Calhoun and family moved Wednesday to Bethany, MO., where he sill be the station operator. He has been located here for the past two years.


  • Born, to Mr. and Mrs. G. Raymond Drake, June 12, a son, Jerold Lee. Weight, eight pounds.
  • Born, to Mr. and Mrs. Willie Corll, June 12, a son, Larry Allen. Weight, seven and one-half pounds.
  • DELPHOS - Mr. and Mrs. Paul Stevens are the proud parents of a new baby girl, born June 13. She will answer to the name of Marilyn Ray.

    Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, October of 2016


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