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Good Old Days: December 19, 2019


December 19, 2019

125 years ago

The Commoner

Dec. 21, 1894

At a special session of the board of school directors of District No. 1 (Colfax) on Friday evening last, the important matter of incurring the expense necessary to complete the present six months term of school was discussed, owing to the fact that the indebtedness of the districts is close to the legal limit, and it is now only in the middle of the term.

It was decided to call an election, the object of which is to obtain the approval and authority of the citizens in providing for the continuance of the school term as be...

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