September 7, 2023

In Retrospect

100 YEARS AGO

SEPTEMBER 7, 1923

Somewhat out of the ordinary was the Labor Day program offered by Baccarat post American Legion. A large crowd lined the banks of Baccarat Lake in the afternoon to witness the program of aquatic feats performed by a score of expert swimmers from Columbus. The program which comprised of swimming, diving and many novelty acts.

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By October 1st, electric light and power service will be furnished Marysville, Milford Center and other points from the Springfield plant of the Springfield Light & Power company recently taken over by the Ohio Edison company it has been announced by C. L. Weaver general manager.

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Sheriff Frank Collier, acting under directions of the state law, is starting a campaign to c…

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