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Ringgold County Bulletin (Newspaper) - February 1, 1944, Mount Ayr, Iowa R I G 0 L D C 0 U Jl t Y B U L L E T I N THE OLD ITEMS Eva Price reports in where she is taking her Her is in the South is in Alma in and Olive is working in a fense plant at Hill who was compelled go south because of his js at work in an aircraft plant at Nellie Armstrong enjoys reading the Bulletin and unselfishly sends them on her friends in places who also appreciate hearing from their friends in their native Ringgold hope others will emulate her Ida Collins of not only takes and reads the but also subscribes for Mrs. Josephine Pollock of M. Bailey sends holiday to his friends from Y. Madge Baldwin is busy all the time her nursing in takes to remember her friends in her piir Nellie of Mans writes of her grandsons ii the service in the Soutli and h training in Rhode We recal with pleasure a visit in her home of a century Lawrence anil Beall greetings from their home in Calif. We are sorry to hear of the sudden death of Kathryn's ice the day of the old Interment was at his old home in West MOUNT For Everywhere I L Marin Crosby and her Susie Mann of Los are daughters of the kite Isaac one of in the Caledonia sends a photograph of herself and her Susie Mann taken at the recent Iowa picnic at Long which old neighbors will enjoy Anna Griffith of daughter of Mrs. Elsie sends Kathryn Beall to the Bulletin their home in Santa aU Ken whose column Index defines a pessimist as who starts out carrying ah just in and an optimist as who knows he can borrow one if Mrs. J. P. of a native does not want to niiss a single copy of the Bernke and Euston Davte send gooi wishes to the Bulletin and friends who were schoolmates of her Will Martin and Winnie 1870's. Pelt Bigelow sends Christmas Bulletin is a much prized reminder of old time They are the ones seem near and dear to us as wo toward the setting Jennie Whitcomb writes of her memories of school days nnd of her appreciation of the mas greetings received from Gum also from Homer Foster's daughter with a photograph of her which her friends tell her Jennie's Shu Is homesick to come tn the next reunion which we hope she will Henry Clay Deard reminds niates of the Mount Ayr high school class of. 1594 of their jubilee of their graduation this com- Agnes Tmus of of the her Day the first of any of her brothers and Christmas greetings of Mrs. anna A. author of Dawn in are fully also a New Year's call in January from her J. C. of DCS Mr. plans to visit his at her home with his sister in on her ninetieth birthday Dillie Patterson Punis writes from of her interest in the account of the ninetieth birthday party of Mrs. A. W. She was Ed H. who used to occasionally in Redding fifty year and later in writes tha when the war is over he will close hi barber shop in Sail Diego and visi his old friends in Wo very much hope this will him to the reunion July 20. Many of friends here have gone to their re but of us Eli here a cordial Smitn Dicke whom we knew well in their scho days in years greetings from Vi hope to see them again some er in Iowa or Living old days again will make us Nora Shafer who is both housekeeper and school teacher near best wishes to her friends and relatives rests easy except when she is taking good care of sonic Robert Dinkel and family send July 20 Mount Iowa Sixty-five County Bulletin is compelled chronicle more in the February number and is unable to publish more than a few of The following are the names of those of whom knowledge tip until the Inst of hope to lie able to v publish further accounts in next number the Thomas born gust 19, 1849, died December 3, 1943. Perry 13. born April 0, 1365, died November 30, 19-13. Mrs. John born 1802, died 8, Ann born r 6, 18W, January 3, 1944. Kenneth died February 1 of Rawlins at Las 100, died December 21, 1913: Her Joseph Clark 20, 1850, died 3, 1943: buried at Jamestown Charles W. born 18CS, dici 27, 1913. Hichard L. born 180G, 23, 1943. Gale born 1SS9, died DC Binber 4, 1943. Mrs. Sherman born 5, 1869, died December 29, 1943. F. September 1 Plan to Meet Your Friends Cecil ary 19, 1D44. Ruth Historic Ore. i David born December 17, 1873, led January 19-14. Andrew born 1S8I, died No- 13, 1U43. Mrs. Frank born 1882, died December 8, 1943. Mary Ellen born August 31, 858, died December 31, 1943, at S. burial at Edward born February 0, died December 3, 1913. Forrest born August 27, 1905, died January 11, 1944. born September 3, 1873, died January 27, 1944. Mrs. Russell died ber 20, Dunn N. D. Richard Henry Hai born tober 1C, 1007, died December 14 1943. Mrs. Ella Soles born ber 3, died January 12, 1944. James Lindou horn Apri 3, 1923, died November 12, 1013. Franklin born Oc died December 3, 1941 f W. of died January 6, 19-14. formerly of Lincoln died at Charles killed in auto cident aj Indianola 3, 1944. Dr. Ralph born V 1880, died January 1944. Dr. Arthur E. born er 15, 1859, 12, 1944. Mrs. Robert D. 4, 1875, died January 20; 1944. Mrs. Laura Haird born De- ember died January Mrs. Shields born April 1, 1912, died December 9, Charles M. born November 9, 1804, died December L. born November 22, 1855, died December 28, September 47, 1854, died January 1944. Charles Albert born uary 3, 1876, died November 1, 1943. Bird H. born August 1878, died January 12, 1941. John Franklin born June 25, 1870, died January 22, 1944. Daniel E. born 18G5, died January 13, 1944, at Hot Mrs. Ivy Short 1872, Sharon Rose born and died December 1943. Mrs. Thomas J. born ary 2, 1872, died December 17, 1943, at Colo. Burial at Row cemetery William W. born July 27, died December 24, 1943. Mrs. Hannah bom ruary 18, 18C5, died January 1944. Sarah Josephine born 15, 1S57, died January 13, 1944. Viola Shawler bom October 21, 186G, died January 10, 1944. Darlington died January 27, 1944, at Kan. born January 3, 1912, died December 28, 1913. Rebecca Campbell born April 1C, 1859, died November 17, 19-13. Wilbur died Frank born 29, 877, died printer 21, 1943, at East Wash. Mrs. Haddon born 27, 1859, died November 21, 943. John Orville died day greetings from to all old ll member of George's Sunday friends in their native d While recovering from injuries l member o Mrs. unay school class in 1G89 when she was a I he was building third grader in the Mount Ayr Mrs. Burns visited in the summer of 1942 in Colorado with old the John family at 1.itnnr, Edward and Mrs. Jim in Robert is again at but not in such a strenuous and gerous Esther Wallace of has gratitude for information and 1.itnnr, Edward ami Jim our gratitude lor aim McCormick at Canon and the photographs of her fellow worker in John Cooper family at They musical circles and our mutual hope tn visit Ringgold county again of formerly as the is Mrs. Norman ot the daughter of our childhood Lillie Brown and grand- daughter of the Rev. William founder of the United church and in old Eu- gene and kindly sends inas greetings to the Ringgold ty Bulletin in memory of her A letter front Fannie Coehran another of our childhood brings the sad news of the death on July 24 of her Henry G. He was born in May 17, 1S59, and had been an invalid for some They visited Fannie's old home at the reunion a few years and Fannie's childhood friends were very glad to welcome both of Cpl. Kenneth E. of Slate Historical sends greetings from Camp Kan. where he is serving in the army dur ing the We all hope that will soon come and that ho will sooi be back in his life work research and Luella Shafer Cooper sends a smal photo of a family gathering of twenty or more people held in on 1938. H was taken abou two months the death of he James William an shows a large number of the member of the Shafer and who came to Ringgold county in th early She encloses a faded an of an educational ing to be held April 20, 1831, at th school The program on other side of the sheet is so farted that we cannot read it. We hope Mrs. Cooper can bo here next July 20 at eighth annual Laura Mann a pupil in the Caledonia school in the days of Diagonal Prof. a spi in not only in music but in us we can testify in our in the World Our Hilda of Death of Oldest for some years his has been v frail to permit him to leave hi Arthur L. son of David A. born A county never His last lettei in what is now on 14 enclosing a ship He grew to manhood began teaching school at 17 of 2Z ms Christ and was married February greetings to the publisher of the to Margaret Luella O b s 10, liert Koo to his which the Fu Home December 28, conducted 1 the Rev. Frank his wife an 1 writes of very and 30 inches of before which is quite a con- rast to our fine November and De- on page iud from that time connected 28, 1943. W. born June 9, 1853, licil November 23, 1041 Samuel of lary 29, 1944. Harry born 1868, died No- vember 13, 1943. DeU Holmes bom ary 24, November Edward horn May 10. 1903, died January 3, 1944. Edgar died December 14, 1943, at Long Calif. Samuel L. burn 1, died November 21, 1913. Angus horn February 17, died 21, On- n. 1887, died No- 30, 1913. I Mrs. D. Garfield born July 1S7I, dicil November 5, 1943, at Ore. E. born March 31, 1804, died January 9, 191 I. Drilling Oil drilling operations were ed last week on the Turner farm in Creek township after reaching n depth of approximately Re- Yon can guess Following a month's drilling the well was the one- tower dismantled and I with other equipment removed from j the During the progress of the geologists inspections j The of success 3. at the home of Ins daughter records he is the fifth to hold that having been born 1855, at in what is now His four Manoah com- known as born in known as born in 1846, me lamny Mrs. Hurnion maiden to Jefforson Howard near lie was born August 19, 1S49, in the sou of Steven and After the death of his the family came in 1SC4 with ox team William former mayor of has been a resident of gold county since and has lived on his farm adjoining Kellerton for many In his boyhood ho was a pupil of Kannie Palmer Wilcox who succeeds the Anna Durke Howdle as director at large of the Ringgold County Historical Mr. Doser is the Athens township di- rector of the mber of papers until failing health of both himself and Mrs. Lesan caused them to enter the I. O. O. F. home at His three children learned the printer's trade in the News office When they m oved t o Mount Ayr they transferred membership from the church at to that in Mount where he became a member the official board and an active works in both church and Sunday Mrs. died in 1031, less than years after they entered the T. 0. 0 Arthur continued his donee in the 1ml visits to Mount where h maintained his legal residence an in church and lofig ime was Mrs. Elijah whose name ami whose maiden at different has lived a few f the but most of his life his lomo in Poc township or in or Mount During this ast ten or more that lie has been n the I. 0. O. F. home at Mason iis legal residence and voting place ias been in Mount He has nnt iad good health at any time in his but his exemplary his steady his cheerful outlook on his friendliness nnd his tian have enabled him in his more than 87 years to accomplish more in the world than most able men in the same length of He was in early life for years a teacher nnd was at various times in charge of stores himself cr Later bib time was given largely to the newspaper business Tor himself and both his sons ing from boyhood been in that He was probably the most ex- and reliable newspaper vasser Kinggold county ever ed. His ty and friendliness him lo rover the same fields year after year increasing until 1934. lie was marrici January 1, 1871, lo Clara who preceded him in death June 3, 1934. Since that lime he has made nis home at the home of his ter in Grant He was a ber of Ihe church and also of Ihe Odd Fellow Funeral vices were on Sunday afternoon in the Methodist conducted by the Rev. G. of Interment was made in the Knowlton near the farm which had been his home nearly all of his long and useful Torn Baker was probably the oldest man in gold county at the time of his and hnd lived on the same farm more any one now living in the He was a man who had the The first entry in ledger was made respect and love of his His July 14, 1857, when the store was seven children are Mrs. 1-Mfleta by Henry Crabb ft although can of Mr. Crabb was not the original and Mrs. Golda of kiter the store was owned James of Willard of by Timothy whose Mrs. Flossie of Arthur now of Three Orville is doubtless the oldest living pupil Guy L. a fourth generation proprietor of a hardware store has been in business con- longer than any other cantile business in tlic Mount Ayr public in Avalo linker of an
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