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Mount Ayr Record-News
Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa
Thursday, November 20, 1941

by Chanse Hall, Mount Ayr Record-News

Mrs. E. E Perry will open the Mount Ayr Vanity Shop on the south side of the square in Mount Ayr on November 21.

Marian Richards and Charles Skinner were united in marriage at the Methodist Church in Mount Ayr on November 16. The Rev. Thomas Kelly, pastor of the church, performed the ceremony. Mrs. Skinner, the eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Earnest Richards, of Mount Ayr, has been employed for the last 10 months at the long distance telephone office. Mr. Skinner is the eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. Glen Skinner, of Mount Ayr. They will make their home in Mount Ayr, where he is employed by the Baldner Grocery.

BEACONSFIELD - Floyd Priest has purchased the J. L. McDowell garage and residence. Mr. and Mrs. McDowell will move to Detroit, MI, where he and his son, Robert, have leased an oil station.

KNOWLTON - The new, modern school building at Knowlton, which was constructed during the summer and fall, will be dedicated November 21, Bert Smith served as construction foreman.

Note: Knowlton's last schoolhouse was built by the school district in cooperation with the WPA at a cost of approximately $1,800 passed on to the taxpayers of the district. The interior dimensions measured 28 x 32 feet.

NORTHWEST MONROE - Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Waller have purchased an oil station and grocery store in Ackworth and will take possession November 22.

STUDENT AYR - "Wildcat Willy Gets Brain Fever," will be presented by the junior high on November 21.


  • TINGLEY - Born, to Mr. and Mrs. Frank Richards, a daughter. Weight eight pounds.

    Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, May of 2017


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