I couldn't tell what it said either. Something about the date of naturalization but can't tell what. Maybe the North Central Iowa Genealogical Society, http://ncigs.org/new/ninecounties.html
can provide an answer.
There is a volunteer in
Floyd County who will look up vital records, obits and take cemetery photos. He/she might have more experience reading their Censuses. His/her contact info is at www.gengathering.com
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