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Mount Ayr Record-News
Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa
Thursday, November 27, 1941

by Chanse Hall, Mount Ayr Record-News

George Kidney began work this week as clerk at the H.H. Wilson Company grocery. Mr. Kidney will fill the vacancy left by Lloyd Denhart, who has leased the Skelly service station on the south side of the square.

Rosa Lee Shay, of Maloy, a student at Marycrest College in Davenport, has been selected as a member of the sound committee of the Radio Guild, which has been reorganized for the school year.

Kenneth Fitzgerald, son of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Fitzgerald, of Beaconsfield, who is a graduate of the Omaha Aircraft School, has recently accepted a position in the Martins Air Factory at Baltimore, MD. While at the Omaha school, Kenneth worked with airplane radios and later was promoted to the position of office clerk over the department.

Joanne Moore, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Arlo Moore, of Hudson, was one of the 53 girls recently pledged to Alpha Iota, international business soroity.

A huge, well-preserved flag, which is more than 50 years old, now hangs in the corridor of the second floor of the court house in Mount Ayr. The flag was originally owned by the late A. A. Huggins, a prominent Mount Ayr businessman. His son, Asa W. Huggins, clerk of the district court, gave it to Ringgold Post No. 172, of the American Legion in 1925.

KELLERTON - Work has begun on a new band shell, which will be located just south of the Community Hall.


  • ELLSTON - Born, November 18, to Mr. and Mrs. Glen Toney, a son, Dennis Ray. Weight, nine and one-half pounds.
  • Born, November 22, to Mr. and Mrs. Donald Wood, a nine-pound son.
  • REDDING - Mr. and Mrs. Dayton Norris are the parents of a baby girl, born November 12.

    Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, May of 2017


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