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Looking Back with Lora Stull

One Hundred Years Ago (From the Mount Ayr Record-News,Thursday, January 31, 1923.) H.W. Terrell, who upon his retirement from the office of sheriff January 1, accepted a position as federal prohibition agent, came home Friday for a few day’s visit with his family. Mr. Terrell has been working at Dubuque, where one raid netted 900…

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Looking Back with Lora Stull

One Hundred Years Ago (From the Mount Ayr Record-News,Thursday, January 24, 1923.) Jarnagin’s Weekly: E.R. Harlan, curator of the State Historical Department, has been giving special study and investigation to the historical setting of the Indian tribes who at various stages in the somewhat remote past occupied what is now Iowa. He says that the…

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Looking Back with Lora Stull

One Hundred Years Ago (From the Mount Ayr Record-News,Thursday, January 10, 1923.) The failure of a Ford car to negotiate, by reason of the fact the supply of gasoline had been exhausted, near Grant City, MO, a week ago Saturday, led to the discovery that the car was loaded with cow hides, evidently on the…

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Looking Back with Lora Stull

One Hundred Years Ago (From the Mount Ayr Record-News,Thursday, January 3, 1923.) Recent sales of Ringgold County land more than confirm the opinion generally expressed that the land deflation as far as this county is concerned has passed, and that we have safely rounded the corner agriculturally speaking and are now on the up-grade. The…

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Looking back with Lora Stull

One Hundred Years Ago (From the Mount Ayr Record-News,Thursday, December 27, 1922.) Jarnagins Weekly: That “good name is more precious than rubies” is the opinion of the Iowa supreme court as well as of Solomon of old. In handing down a decision in the case of Mrs. Christena Stageman against Claus Paulsen, appealed from the…

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One Hundred Years Ago (From the Mount Ayr Record-News,Thursday, December 20, 1922.) Marion Stephens, who at the November election was elected to the office of sheriff of Ringgold County, announces the appointment of C. U. King as deputy sheriff. The appointment will meet with general approval. Mr. King served as sheriff during the war and…

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One Hundred Years Ago (From the Mount Ayr Record-News,Thursday, December 6, 1922.) The matter of building a new hotel in Mount Ayr was again considered at a meeting of the Commercial Club last Wednesday evening at the town hall and those who have taken the initiative in an attempt to provide this much needed improvement…

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Looking Back with Lora Stull

One Hundred Years Ago (From the Mount Ayr Record-News,Thursday, November 29, 1922.) Coach Yearous was very much pleased with his football squad after they gave the Lenox eleven such a trimming. As the score indicates, the game was very one-sided, the outcome being 72-0. The State Board of Health is making up it’s report for…

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Looking Back with Lora Stull

One Hundred Years Ago (From the Mount Ayr Record-News,Thursday, November 22 1922.) The football game at Bedford reminded us of politics-it consisted of a mud slinging. And with the usual result one party proved to be more proficient in the art and this party was Bedford. The final score was 6 to 18. Mount Ayr…

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Looking Back with Lora Stull

One Hundred Years Ago (From the Mount Ayr Record-News,Thursday, November 15, 1922.) The corn husking bee at Floyd Collier farm, four miles northeast of Ellston, Friday was well attended by his neighbors and the American Legion and Auxiliary, who went in a body and husked out and cribbed 800 bushel of corn. Mr. Collier is…

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