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Good Old Days: August 8, 2019


August 8, 2019

125 years ago

The Commoner

Aug. 10, 1894

Elberton held a series of political jubilees extending over three days last week, and the different parties all had their say and a good time in the bargain. Thursday was populist day, and the same set of speeches, practically, were delivered, as were made at the populist meeting at the fair grounds in Colfax three weeks since. Some 250 people were present. Many parties of campers pitched their tents in the beautiful grove at Elberton on Wednesday night and remained on the scene until Sunday, thus deriving all the enjoymen...

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