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Looking Back with Lora Stull

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One Hundred Years Ago (From the Mount Ayr Record -News, Thursday, December 14, 1921.) At a meeting last Wednesday the board of supervisors of Ringgold County awarded the contract for the general construction work on a new county home building to be erected on the site of the present county home in Liberty township, the…

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Looking Back with Lora Stull

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One Hundred Years Ago (From the Mount Ayr Record -News, Thursday, December 7, 1921.) The case of the state of Iowa vs Frances Tope, charged with the crime of adultery, commenced Tuesday and has held the attention of the court ever since. It seems to be conducted along the sensational order and is drawing large…

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Looking Back with Lora Stull

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One Hundred Years Ago (From the Mount Ayr Record -News, Thursday, November 30, 1921.) One of four men indicted for having burglar tools found guilty. J.W. Conroy, one of the four men arrested on suspicion by Sheriff Terrell two weeks ago and who with his companions was indicted by the grand jury, was tried in…

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Looking Back with Lora Stull

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One Hundred Years Ago (From the Mount Ayr Record News, Thursday, November 23, 1921.) Clarinda lawyer tells somewhat fanciful story regarding visit of president. Here is the story: Some years ago Mr. and Mrs. Warren G. Harding of Marion, Ohio arrived in Mount Ayr, IA, where Mr. Harding was to deliver a chautauqua lecture. This…

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Looking Back with Lora Stull

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One Hundred Years Ago (From the Mount Ayr Record News, Thursday, November 16, 1921.) Four men who came to Mount Ayr Thursday were arrested Friday evening by Sheriff H.W. Terrell and his assistants and were lodged in the county jail until they could be investigated. In the capture the sheriff was assisted by Deputy Sheriff…

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Looking Back with Lora Stull

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One Hundred Years Ago (From the Mount Ayr Record News, Thursday, November 9, 1921.) The exercises attending the corner stone laying of the Delphos Baptist Church were held Monday afternoon, November 7 at one o’clock. In Jones county there was an automobile collision and damages in the district court were sought against the party that…

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Looking Back with Lora Stull

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One Hundred Years Ago (From the Mount Ayr Record News, Thursday, November 2, 1921.) November 11 is Armistice day. On this day three years ago fighting ceased and the bloody tragedy of a world war stopped. Every true American is now grateful for that national and international peace. It is now proper and fitting that…

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Looking Back with Lora Stull

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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

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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

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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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