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JIM: 100 years ago the News called for Cleaner Columbia

Jim writes:
Oddly enough, I came across this earlier today (February 19, 2016). It appeared in the Adair County News 100 years (less four days) ago under the heading "A Cleaner Columbia":
"The Civic League of Columbia asks the citizens to cooperate with them in a general clean up of the streets and alleys of the town. The back alleys are filthy and filled with rubbish. Papers, straw and other material are burned on the square; this is both unhealthful and dangerous. Old bottles, banana peelings, rotten apples and other refuse matter are daily to be found on the square and on the streets of the town..."
Sadly, some things never change. --Jim
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