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Spring Fest renamed Spring Fling in 1992
Last updated 2/4/2017 at 4:07pm
100 years ago
The Odessa Record
February 2, 1917
Auto licenses for 1917-18. Secretary of State I.M. Howell is already making preparations for handling the 1917 rush, when all machines in the state must be re-licensed. Howell will issue the licenses and wrap up the new number plates and hold both in readiness for mailing. The scheme can only be used by those who carried licenses for 1916, for otherwise a man purchasing a new car could make application with the county auditor and receive temporary cardboard number, thereby avoiding having to obtain a 1916 licens...