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History Maters: Laurel mayor, city council offer $50 for information on 'blind tigers'

100 Years Ago

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In the Times' Laurel column:

"At a recent meeting of the Mayor and city council, it was stated that reports were in circulation that the law prohibiting the sale of spirits and malt liquors is being violated in the town, and they offered as a reward the sum of $50 to any person producing evidence which would convict any person in a court of law of a violation of this law.

"The nearest saloon to Laurel is located almost five miles away, at a place known as "The Pines.' in another district, although it is not a rare thing to see one get intoxicated in less...