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One Hundred Years Ago (From the Mount Ayr Record-News, Thursday, June 23, 1920.) Several years ago Warren G. Harding, the Republican nominee for president of the United States, addressed a chautauqua audience in Mount Ayr. He spoke in many parts of the state and was found the most pleasant speaker brought to Iowa by the…

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One Hundred Years Ago (From the Mount Ayr Record-News, Thursday, June 16, 1920.) Warren G. Harding, US Senator from Ohio, was nominated for president by the Republican National Convention Saturday. The nomination being effected on the tenth ballot. On the final roll call the vote was as follows: Harding 674 7-10; Wood 157 1/2; Johnson…

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One Hundred Years Ago (From the Mount Ayr Record News, Thursday, June 9, 1920.) Good Milk Ordinance…Published in the Record News today is an ordinance adopted by the town council last week providing for inspection of dairy cows to prevent milk being supplied to users from cows that are tubercular. This ordinance was enacted to…

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Seventy-Five Years Ago (From the Mount Ayr Record News, Thursday, June 14, 1945.) Since the following letter from a service man to his mother is so long,  it will be the only entry for this looking back, but I felt it deserved to be printed in its entirety. Service Selections: A letter, under date of…

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One Hundred Years Ago (From the Mount Ayr Record-News, Thursday, June 2, 1920.) Friday, June 4 is Clean Up Day-If every vestige  of dirt is not removed from the good town of Mount Ayr Friday of this week, it won’t be on account of lack of enthusiasm on the part of members of the Village…

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One Hundred Years Ago (From the Mount Ayr Record News, Thursday, May 26, 1920.) Mrs. H.C. Boyles fatally injured…jumps from buggy when team of horses become frightened and sustains injuries from which death results. Mrs. Boyles, of Rice Township, accompanied by two of her daughters and Miss Fay Davis, was driving a team from the…

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One Hundred Years Ago (From the Mount Ayr Record News,Thursday, May 19, 1920.) Saturday was an ideal day for the first annual track and field meet of Ringgold County high school held in this city. Eight schools of the county had entered men for the events but Benton and Maloy didn’t show up. Special features…

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One Hundred Years Ago (From the Mount Ayr Record News, Thursday, May 12, 1920.) The first Ringgold County track and field meet will be held in Mount Ayr Saturday of this week, May 15 at 2 p.m. Eight schools have entered teams: Benton, Diagonal, Delphos, Kellerton, Maloy, Mount Ayr, Ellston and Redding. The county basketball…

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One Hundred Years Ago (From the Mount Ayr Record News, Thursday, May 5, 1920.) Ringgold County’s gift to France. It required only a few minutes to raise Ringgold County’s quota of the $250,000 which will be used to erect a statue on the river Marne to commemorate the valor of the American soldiers who helped…

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One Hundred Years Ago (From the Mount Ayr Record News, Thursday, April 28, 1920.) Two young men were arrested Friday evening after they had entered the “Palace of Sweets” on the north side of the square and were in the act of replenishing their supply of candy, tobacco and cigars. For several weeks Mr. Collins…

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