THE STATES: may 28, 1923

THE STATES

ARKANSAS: A cloudburst in the Ozarks caused a flood which swept ten feet deep through the streets of Hot Springs, causing damage estimated at $2,000,000.

FLORIDA: A bill to forbid the use of the whip on convicts was passed by the legislature after a bitter fight. In the Senate the final vote was 15 to 13.

MAINE: The legislature voted to return to the appropriate Southern States Confederate battle flags captured by the Maine troops in the Civil War.

MONTANA: Four thousand five hundred acres of land in Fergus County were thrown...

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