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Mount Ayr Record-News
Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa
September 20, 1916

by Chanse Hall, Mount Ayr Record-News

Rev. W. E. Darrow, who has been pastor of the First Baptist Church of this city for the past four years, presented his resignation last Sunday and wll go the first of November to Charles City, where he has been called to a pastorate.

Mr. Ulrich, former prioprietor of the Sanitary Bakery, left last week for Ames, where he has moved the grocery and bakery stock purchased in Bedford.

J. W. Parshall, who moved here recently has a position with the Ray Ellis garage.

In the auto parade of the street fair held here last week, Georgia Hartley took first prize for the best decorated car and Gladys Dowlin was second. In the colt show, Rob Shay took the sweepstakes and also first prize in the Percheron class.

The Victrola recital demostration conducted by Prince Lei Lani, the Hawaiian music marvel, at the Princess Theatre Friday afternoon and evening attacted large crowds and the people were delighted with the demostration. The object was to show the superior qualities of the Victrola. Not only is Prince Lei Lani a great singer, but his imitations of Madame Schummn Hink were so true that it was not possible to determine, except for the volume of tone, when he was singing and when the singing was done by the Victrola.

DIAGONAL - The Messrs. Parsons and Voght, of King City, MO., have opened a new produce house in the office of the old feed yard.

ELLSTON - James Glasgow, formerly of Ellston, has purchased the harness shop of Fred Trisler, possession to be given at once.

KELLERTON - Ray Farmer has traded his farm west of town for a half interest in T. J. Miller's large hardware and implement stock at Murray and will move there this fall.

MALOY - The school board met last week and engaged H. E. Worthington to drive the school wagon on the east route.

GRUNDY CENTER REPUBLICAN: The home of Mrs. O. W. Beckman was the scene of a quiet home wedding Tuesday afternoon at five o'clock when her daughter, Ernstena, was united in marriage to Stanton E. Tennant. The marriage service was read by Rev. L. P. Krome, of the First Presbyterian Church. Mr. and Mrs. Tennant will be home in Grundy Center, where, for the past three years, he has been linotype operator in the Republican office.

Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, October of 2016


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