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1948: May City to get rural postal station


June 22, 2023

• June 24, 1948

Postmaster J.H. Kout, of Ocheyedan, was notified that an order was issued establishing a rural station of the Ocheyedan post office at May City, to be known as the May City rural station. Steve Siebersma was appointed clerk in charge of the station and the post office would be located in his store.

Mr. and Mrs. M.W. Collins left for their new home at Stuart where he was transferred as an agent for the Rock Island Railroad. Collins had acted as agent in Hartley for six years and was active in community affairs. The new agent, G.F. Bell, of Keosauqua, was to arrive in Hartle...

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