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Good Old Days: February 6, 2020


February 6, 2020

125 years ago

The Commoner

Feb. 8, 1895

C. H. Erwin received a telegram Wednesday from the Nebraska State Relief committee at Lincoln, that a carload of provisions could be used acceptably at Kearney, and Mayor Lewis has received the same information from a letter from that section. It has, therefore, been decided to make an effort to secure another car of provisions at this point. The telegram suggested it was not worth while to ship potatoes at present, as they are sure to freeze. Hence it seems best to fill the next car with wheat, flour, bacon and clothing or anything else in that line...

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