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Posted: September 16, 2012 at 2:55 a.m.

100 YEARS AGO Sept. 16, 1912 LEWISVILLE — Reports from every portion of Lafayette county show that what is known as the “second crop” of army worms has literally cleaned the cotton crop and all within the past four days. Prior to September 10 no serious damage had been done, but today there is not a cotton field in this county that has not been stripped of every vestige of foliage. There will be no top crop at all.

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Arkansas, Pages 20 on 09/16/2012