Skip to content

Looking Back with Lora Stull

By Editor |

One Hundred Years Ago (From the Mount Ayr Record-News,Thursday, June 7, 1922.) Jarnagin’s Weekly-Unusal News Items of General Interest Gathered From All Parts of Iowa…Ringling brothers, the great showmen, were formerly residents of northeastern Iowa and it is from that section that they started upon their career. Mrs. Al Ringling recently visited her sister, Mrs.…

Read More

Looking Back with Lora Stull

By Editor |

One Hundred Years Ago (From the Mount Ayr Record-News,Thursday, May 31, 1922.) The large still captured by Sheriff Terrell several months ago, which at the time of its capture was employed in the manufacture of illicit booze, is to be put to the nobler and more glorious purpose of heating water and such other legitimate…

Read More

Looking Back with Lora Stull

By Editor |

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.…

Read More

Looking Back with Lora Stull

By Editor |

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…

Read More

Looking Back with Lora Stull

By Editor |

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…

Read More

Looking Back with Lora Stull

By Editor |

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…

Read More

Looking Back with Lora Stull

By Editor |

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…

Read More

Looking Back with Lora Stull

By Editor |

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…

Read More

Looking Back with Lora Stull

By Editor |

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…

Read More

Looking Back with Lora Stull

By Editor |

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…

Read More