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Looking Back By Lora Stull

Looking Back with Lora Stull

One Hundred Years Ago (From the Mount Ayr Record News, Thursday, October 26, 1921.) After serving the people of Mount Ayr and Ringgold County for 49 years the Slentz store is to pass to other hands and in preparation for the change a stock reducing sale will be held commencing Friday, October 28 and closing…

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Looking Back with Lora Stull

One Hundred Years Ago (From the Mount Ayr Record News, Thursday, October 19, 1921.) Fire of unknown origin, which started at midnight last night in the W.L. Frisby building on the east side of Main Street, completely destroyed two brick buildings in Kellerton, together with the equipment of the Avery Johnston Barber Shop, the stock…

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Looking Back with Lora Stull

One Hundred Years Ago (From the Mount Ayr Record News, Thursday, October 12, 1921.) We hear that both Kellerton and Diagonal are after the county seat of Ringgold County, since there is to be a new court house built. The Vindicator (Tingley Paper) thinks if it is to be moved, that Tingley would be an…

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Looking Back with Lora Stull

One Hundred Years Ago (From the Mount Ayr Record News, Thursday, October 5, 1921.) All county offices except Auditor moved from the condemned court house. Auditor will move tomorrow. Under the existing conditions the building known as the Sullivan garage, one-half block west of the NW corner of the square, offered a very satisfactory solution…

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Looking Back with Lora Stull

One Hundred Years Ago (From the Mount Ayr Record News, Thursday, September 28, 1921.) As a result of the inspection of the Ringgold County courthouse by State Architect Liebbe and William Gordan, of Des Moines, the board of supervisors at a meeting last Saturday condemned the building and in compliance with law, there has been…

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Looking Back with Lora Stull

One Hundred Years Ago (From the Mount Ayr Record News, Thursday, September 21, 1921.) The report of State Architect H. Liebbe, who inspected the Ringgold County courthouse a week ago Monday, mention of which was made in last week’s Record News, was received by county auditor E. Cornwall Monday. Mr. Liebbe finds the building is…

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Looking Back with Lora Stull

One Hundred Years Ago (From the Mount Ayr Record News, Thursday, September 14, 1921.) For several months the condition of Ringgold County courthouse has been a subject of considerable discussion among county officials and those who during the course of business have occasion to visit the building. The openings caused by the settling of the…

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Looking Back with Lora Stull

One Hundred Years Ago (From the Mount Ayr Record News, Thursday, September 7, 1921.) The Mount Ayr schools opened Monday with an enrollment of 495, and with bright prospect for a successful year’s work. The enrollment in high school on the opening day was 185, the largest in the history of the school and the…

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Looking back with Lora Stull

One Hundred Years Ago (From the Mount Ayr Record News, Thursday, August 31, 1921.) Every feature of a high class street carnival from doll racks and red lemonade to high class band and orchestra music, will be provided at the carnival to be conducted by the Village Improvement Society at Depot Park Saturday September 3.…

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Looking Back with Lora Stull

One Hundred Years Ago (From the Mount Ayr Record News, Thursday, August 17, 1921.) What is declared by Sheriff H.W. Terrell to be the largest equipment for the manufacture of liquor he has ever seen in operation was seized last Saturday morning by the sheriff and his assistants, Deputy Sheriff M.W. Snethen, N.D. Reynolds and…

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