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Posted: February 18, 2014 at 2:38 a.m.

100 YEARS AGO Feb. 18, 1914 MORRILTON — Fire, which broke out at 4 o’clock this morning in the lint room of the Morrilton Cotton Oil Company, destroyed the lint room, the press room, the engine room and the machine shops, causing a loss of about $50,000. It is thought that the fire was caused by a match head going through one of the linters.

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Arkansas, Pages 12 on 02/18/2014