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Mount Ayr Record-News
Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa
September 27, 1916

by Chanse Hall, Mount Ayr Record-News

Esther Luce went yesterday to Des Moines, where she will join a musical company which is being organized by the Midland Bureau for the coming lecture course season. The company will travel through South Dakota.

W. O. Markee has opened a meat market in the rear of his building.

L. O. Bement, who has been manager of the Mount Ayr Creamery for the past year, has presented his resignation to take effect as soon as a man can be secured to take the place and will move with his family to Fort Morgan, CO.

School took up this moring with the following teachers in charge: L. H. Painter, principal; Laura Moffett, intermediate; and Rena Mayers, primary.

Alta Rush has returned from Garden Grove, where she has been employed for some time.

The board of supervisors, in regular session, took up the petition of L. S. Groves for the forming of a new township to be called Waubonsie township, including what is now the Benton Consolidated School District. On motion, the petition was granted as prayed for and the board called the first township election to be held in the Incorporated Town of Benton, in said county on the 7th day of November, 1916, in connection with the general election.

ELLSTON - Rev. and Mrs. V. W. Henderson and son have moved to Woodburn, where he will take up pastoral duties the coming year.

KELLERTON - H. L. Teale has sold his undertaking business and supplies to I. L. Crew. Mr. Teale is thinking of going west to look for a location.

MALOY - M. L. Stephens has sold his produce business to A. Courtin, who recently moved here from Willow Springs, MO.

Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, October of 2016


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