Archive for Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Old Home Town - 100 years ago

November 19, 2008


From the Lawrence Daily World for Nov. 19, 1908: Although Douglas County’s corn harvest will not measure up to those in recent years, the prices are such that the 1908 output could amount to a million-dollar crop. … An official from the state pure food department today caused the arrest of a local butcher for hauling a beef from the slaughterhouse without having covered it with a sheet. The butcher said he had no idea that was required.”


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