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Posted: December 15, 2012 at 2:43 a.m.

100 YEARS AGO Dec. 15, 1912 Humane Officer W.M. Rankin will give the convicts at the state penitentiary the rare treat of attending a moving picture show one night this week. Great care will be exercised in the selection of the films, and only such subjects as will tend to temporarily lift the minds of the convicts from their position and surroundings, or will teach some useful lesson will be used.

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Arkansas, Pages 12 on 12/15/2012


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