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Joseph Labaree Moves to Ohio, 1829
On the 19th of November, the Rev. J. Labaree, was released from the Pastoral charge of the Church of Oxford, and dismissed, at his request, and recommended to the Presbytery of Columbus, Ohio. The Church of Oxford is now vacant. -
"Raleigh Register", January 14, 1830. (Source: North Carolina Schools and Academies, 1790-1840, By Charles L. Coon 1914) Submitted by Linda Rodriguez

Columbus, O., Jan 3- The report of the state mine inspector for December shows that fifteen miners lost their lives in Ohio during the month. Of these nine were due to caving in of earth and rock upon the men.
[Marion Daily Mirror, Jan 3, 1907 - Submitted by Linda Dietz]

Voting Out Ohio Saloons
Columbus. O.—Twelve Ohio counties voted Tuesday under the Rose law and all went "dry" by majorities ranging from a few hundred to more than 2,000. The number of saloons affected is 280. Altogether 10 of the counties have held local option elections and all have gone "dry." The total number of saloons voted out is 390.
[Alma, Wabaunsee County, Kansas October 9, 1908 Page 2]


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