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100 years ago

Oct. 24, 1915

WOMBLE -- Circuit Judge Scott Wood today refused to grant Mount Ida an injunction restraining the county seat election called for December 1. Early in October the county judge called the election, in which Womble is seeking the removal of the county seat from Mount Ida to this place. Several days ago Mount Ida, seeking to prevent another election, asked the court for an injunction.

50 years ago

Oct. 24, 1965

• Little Rock University has received $40,000 as the beneficiary of a life insurance policy held by the late Frederick Isaac (Ike) Beyer, according to Dr. Carey V. Stabler, president of LRU. The school previously received an unrestricted cash gift of $50,000 from Beyer's will. In addition, he had made gifts to the institution and its library bringing the total amount to approximately $100,000.

25 years ago

Oct. 24, 1990

• Another eastern Arkansas school district has decided to hold no classes during the period in December in which a climatologist has said an earthquake could hit the region. Some members of the Forrest City School Board don't like the idea. "I think we're jumping on a bandwagon in a blind way," said board member Tommy Rountree, who voted against closing schools. "we're following some soothsayer." The reference was to Iben Browning -- a climatologist, inventor, researcher and business consultant of Sandri Park, N.M. In a report released Oct. 18, a group of scientists said Browning's prediction of a major earthquake in the New Madrid zone in early December has no scientific validity, and they rejected his claim he correctly predicted the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake in Northern California.

10 years ago

Oct. 24, 2005

PINE BLUFF -- Beginning Oct. 31, all Pine Bluff Police Department patrol officers and sergeants will take a course on how to enforce the city's smoking ban. The two-hour classes will be offered three times daily over a five-day period. In effect since July 7, the ban prohibits smoking in all enclosed work spaces, which include businesses such as banks, convenience stores and insurance companies, as well as restaurants and country clubs. Exempt are standalone bars, tobacco retail outlets and enclosed private offices where only smokers work.

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