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Mount Ayr Record-News
Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa
Thursday, November 21, 1940

by Chanse Hall, Mount Ayr Record-News

An outstanding corn yied of 156.6 bushels per acre has just won the corn growing championship of Iowa for Luther COX, of Kellerton, Ringgold county farmer, in the 1940 Dekalb Hybrid Corn Growing Contest. Officials of the nation's biggest corn yield competition report that nearly 10,000 farmers from 12 principal corn producing states entered the contest. The 156.6 bushels per care crop, which won Mr. COX the state champsionship, is almost five times bigger than the national averag corn yield last year.

Appointment of H. E. BAGLEY, mayor, to the National Youth Administration local advisory committee for Mount Ayr has been announced.

Mrs. T. H. BOGGESS left Tuesday for Oklahoma City, OK, where she will be in charge of the young people's work of the First Baptist Church. She has served the local church and community for more than five years since the death of her husband.

Maurice ARMSTRONG began work last week as a clerk in the Irving Clothing Store.

TINGLEY - Roy McDOWELL, who has been drayman here for 34 years, sold his business to Adolph FERBER, who took possession Saturday.

BENTON - Robert COLE, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd COLE, has accepted a civil service position and will leave this week for Washington, D. C.

POE - Mr. and Mrs. Joe REYNOLDS, of Adel, ar the parents of a baby girl, born November 17. Mrs. REYNOLDS was before her marriage, Arlene MOSIER, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James MOSIER.

Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, November of 2015


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