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Looking Back

1 years ago

• More than 100 people attended a meeting at the Lincoln County Courthouse to hear a discussion of the wheat export bounty plan for raising the price of wheat.

• An outbreak of rabies was reported amongst animals in Irby.

• Gas prices were raised two cents per gallon, making the retail price 23 cents a gallon.

75 years ago

• Sub-zero temperatures dipped to 19 below, forcing the Lincoln Lumber company to shutdown after seven inches of ice formed on the mill pond.

• James Forney, a Davenport farmer and pioneer, died at 79 of coronary thrombosis.

• August Reinbold was elected vice p...


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