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Daisy Duckworth, as portrayed by Debbie Robinson, said the local newspaper never quoted her correctly and would print just about anything to attract more readers. Daisy married George Washington Duckworth in 1897. Daisy was active in Centerville affairs and dubbed herself the "Pied Piper of Salvage" as she helped to raise metal, cloth and paper for the WW II war effort. Daisy was the organizer of the Daughters of Union Veterans and Fannie Walden Tent No. 33 of Appanoose County. Duckworth, who was born Jan. 17, 1878 in Centerville passed away July 3, 1961 in Centerville and is buried in Oakland Cemetery. Her husband, George, also buried in Oakland Cemetery, passed away in Centerville May 20, 1953.

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The Iowegian wants readers to think about food prices. Are you paying more than you were last year for certain food items? According to a survey by the American Farm Bureau Federation, "the cost of 16 food items" increased by 3.5 over 2013, as reported by the Des Moines Register. So, the question of the week is, "Are you feeling the food price increase pinch?"

A. Yes, and it hurts.
B. No, I don't feel a thing.
C. Not sure.
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