Looking Back


100 years ago

The cry for help, from the raging torrents of water that swept throughout Ohio, leaving in its path death and destruction, has given was to a cry for bread.(sic) With communications being slowly restored, rumors are rife of loss of life, but there are only four known deaths in Zanesville, Ohio, as a result of the flood.

A writer in the Wide World magazine says that the most curious sight he saw at Cairo was men ironing clothes with their feet! The men were employed in the native tailoring establishments. Except for the long handle, the irons were shaped like the ordinary flat...

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