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Our Town 125 and 100 Years Ago...March Part II

March Part 2

The March weather "lion" was roaring in 1897 very much like now. The U. S. House of Representatives had just elected a new Speaker of the House, Republican Tom Reed; the U. S. supreme court ruled that states have the power to tax franchises of corporations, such as express, telegraph, and railroad companies; and the Mississippi river was flooding the lowlands of Arkansas. The following articles are taken as written from the March 12 and 19, 1897 editions of the Jefferson Valley Zephyr.

HOME NEWS. The commissioners failed to appoint a justice of the peace for this township, and...


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