Archive for Sunday, December 9, 2001

Old home town - 25, 40 and 100 years ago today

December 9, 2001

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IN 1976

The Lawrence City Commission gave preliminary approval to the issuance of $5.25 million in industrial revenue bonds for expansion at TRW Inc.'s Crescent Wire and Cable Division Operation here.

IN 1961

Lawrence proudly exceeded its United Fund goal of $58,000 by more than $6,000 in the final countdown.

IN 1901

On Dec. 9, 1901, the Lawrence Journal observed, "General Wood thinks Cuba ought to be annexed. So do a large majority of the people of this country, but it is one of those delicate cases like a woman getting married; you can't do it until the other party proposes."

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