Friday, April 20, 2018

100 years ago this week

 What was going on 100 years ago this week? War sacrifices were being emphasized, Farmers were asked to grow more food, Banks encouraged thrift and savings, Citizens urged to clean up and paint up, Secret informants were to report suspected enemy propagandists....

CLICK HERE for a link to the St. Tammany Farmer edition of April 20, 1918. The link is provided by the Library of Congress and its Chronicling America service.

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Cleaning up property and planting a garden encouraged 

Reporting suspicious persons was a citizen's duty.

New Southern Hotel management commended