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Looking Back with Lora Stull

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One Hundred Years Ago (From the Mount Ayr Record-News,Thursday, May 24, 1922.) A item which failed to get into the Record News last week was mention of the accident in which Ed Dugan came within a small margin of losing his life. Mr. Dugan was driving a large thresher engine across a bridge near J.W.…

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Looking Back with Lora Stull

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One Hundred Years Ago (From the Mount Ayr Record-News,Thursday, May 10, 1922.) Friday night about 12:30 fire was discovered in the basement of the Maloy Mercantile Company Store. The alarm was turned in at once but the building being a frame structure, was found impossible to save. The burning of the building takes away 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, April 26, 1922.) At the meeting of the Mount Ayr Commercial Club last evening at the city hall, the committee to select site for a tourist park reported favorably to the location of the park on the school grounds or on the lots west of…

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Looking Back with Lora Stull

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One Hundred Years Ago (From the Mount Ayr Record News,Thursday, April 19, 1922.) The Maupin Style Shop was moved Monday from the west side of the square to the Slentz store room on the east side. Airplane passenger service with fares lower than taxi cab rates and with fifteen planes in operation will be available…

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Looking Back with Lora Stull

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One Hundred Years Ago (From the Mount Ayr Record-News,Thursday, April 12, 1922.) Former resident of Kellerton killed near Jaqua, KS, slayer gives self up to sheriff…One of the saddest tragedies ever occurring in Cheyenne County was enacted last Sunday evening about 5 o’clock when Lewis Scheller was shot to death by John Adams. Both parties…

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Looking Back with Lora Stull

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One Hundred Years Ago (From the Mount Ayr Record-News,Thursday, April 5, 1922.) A terrible accident happened Tuesday afternoon when the 2 o’clock train hit the Floyd Collier car on the crossing just southeast of town. Mr. Collier accompanied by Alf Cooper was driving along and did not see the train until it struck them. 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, March 29, 1922.) Special trains are now passing through Iowa carrying thousands of Mennonites from Saskatchewan, Canada, to San Antonio, Chihauhau, Mexico, where the Mexican government has set aside 250,000 acres of land upon which to found a colony. These religionists are taking with them livestock…

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Looking Back with Lora Stull

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One Hundred Years Ago (From the Mount Ayr Record-News,Thursday, March 22, 1922.) In the triangler field meet at Ames Saturday, in which athletes from Drake, Ames, and Grinnell participated, Frank Keating, son of Mr. and Mrs. C.R. Keating of this city won first in low hurdles, first in finals and first in the 50 yard…

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Looking Back with Lora Stull

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One Hundred Years (From the Mount Ayr Record News, Thursday, March 15, 1922.) A Des Moines bank has just celebrated it’s 50th birthday and in honor of the occasion had baked the proverbial birthday cake. The cake stands 66 inches high, is 72 inches long and 40 inches wide and weighs 1,100 pounds. It has…

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Looking Back with Lora Stull

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One Hundred Years (From the Mount Ayr Record News, Thursday, March 8, 1922.) At their meeting last week the board of supervisors decided to submit to the voters of Ringgold County at the June primary election, the proposition of issuing bonds for the purpose of building a new courthouse. It is thought that a modern…

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