The Press: On Main Street

Practically everything that happens in Yazoo City—parades, flirtations, business deals—happens on Main Street. It is the only real street in town and if you are looking for someone, you just stand on Main Street and wait. Soon or late he will come along.

One afternoon last week two well-known Yazooans stood talking near the corner of Jefferson and Main, in front of the flyspecked window of Nector's Restaurant, where the town's bachelors go to drink their breakfast Coca-Cola. One was Mayor John T. Stricklin, oldtime politician. The other was Dentist R. E....

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