Drew County, Arkansas Newsbriefs - 1902

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Nov. 16, 1902:

Monticello - Ringling Bros.' circus closed the season of 1902 with its performance at Monticello last night. The performers will scatter to the four corners of the United States to their homes to spend the winter. The breaking up of a big circus is a great event in railroad circles.

Nov. 21, 1902:

Monticello - The canning factory here has been busy canning sweet potatoes. It will soon have more than 20,000 cans of the luscious tubers ready for the market. The factory will be enlarged to handle the fruit crop of next season.

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