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RETOLD OLD NEWS

Mount Ayr Record-News
Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa
Thursday, April 24, 1941

by Chanse Hall, Mount Ayr Record-News

Jack Snethen, who has been employed in Cambridge, IL., for the last six weeks, left Sunday for Des Moines, where he will be employed.

The Grand Chaps 4-H Club met April 1, in the home of Marvin Sobotka and elected the following officers: Marvin Sobotka, president; Earl Jazek, vice-president; Laverne Klejch, secretary-treasurer; and Lavern Novak, reporter.

Mabel Graham and Cecil Kellert, both of Diagonal, were united in marriage April 20, in the Methodist parsonage in Mount Ayr, with the Rev. Thomas Kelly performing the ceremony. The couple was attended by Mr. and Mrs. Walter Farley, of Ames.

The Farm Bureau boards of Ringgold and Taylor counties have hired Norma Hollen, of Winterset, to succeed Vera Akers, who has served as a home demonstration agent in the two counties during the last three years. Miss Hollen will assume her duties May 19th.

Twelve boys are enrolled in an eight weeks' metal course as a part of the national defense training league, locat instructor of which is Harold Davis. They are Kenneth Catterson, Jesse Jeter, Howard Smith, Herbert Smith, George Finley, Lyle Newman, John Lewis, Burl Stull, John King, Robert Wood, Kenneth Fitzgerald and George Burnside.

Rev. A. J. McConnell has received and accepted a call from the United Presbyterian Church at Pinckenyville, IL., and expects to take up his work there after May 1.

Mrs. Sam Newton, of Des Moines, cam Sunday and for the next month will work at the long distance Bell Telephone office until Gertrude Mahan, the new operator, has received her training. Mrs. Newton was chief operator at the Bell office before her marriage in March.

TINGLEY - Charlene Bosworth is the new helper in the Hogue Cafe, as Mrs. Ted Hannah has accepted a position in the Breckenridge Store.

Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, August of 2016

 

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