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Posted: December 7, 2012 at 4:51 a.m.

100 YEARS AGO Dec. 7, 1912 JONESBORO — Because they had refused to work on the streets of Jonesboro, four city prisoners were today chained to telephone posts along the main streets. The prisoners still refused to work, and Mayor Burress today went to Wilson and made arrangements to have the prisoners sent to a convict camp to work out their fines.

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Arkansas, Pages 15 on 12/07/2012