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RETOLD OLD NEWS

Mount Ayr Record-News
Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa
June 28, 1916

by Chanse Hall, Mount Ayr Record-News

John S. Kater recently opened a new store at Ringgold and carries a complete line of drygood, groceries, flour, work clothing and notions.

Otis Wilkerson went Sunday via Benton to Des Moines, where he has accepted a position with an electrical company. His mother, Mrs. Ed Wilkerson, expects to move to the capital city soon.

DeLloyd Williams, president of the Charter Oak Aviation Company and a successful and well known aviator, will make two aeroplane flights at the Fourth of July celebration to be held Tuesday in Mount Ayr. Mr. Williams uses a Taube style biplane with a 120-horse power motor. Also included on the day's program will be an address by the Hon. George A. Johnston, of Creston; ball games; band concerts; and amusements - ladies' nail driving contest; baby show; bun eating contest; ladies' ball throwing contest; boys' foot race; girls' foot race' fat man's race; wheelbarrow race; bicycle race; buggy race and relay race.

BIRTHS

  • Born, to Mr. and Mrs. Willard Willey, an eight-pount baby girl, Sunday night.
  • HICKORY GROVE - Mr. and Mrs. Irving Trullinger are rejoicing over the arrival of a small plow boy at their home on June 21.
  • MALOY - Mr. and Mrs. John O'Connor, of near Blockton, are the proud parents of a fine boy, born June 31.

    Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, October of 2016

     

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