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Woman Judge Argues for Outlawing War

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The Summit Herald of March 31, 1925 reported that seven men accused of selling liquor illegally in Summit would go before the grand jury. Judge Florence Allen, of the Ohio Supreme Court, spoke at the YWCA about the need to make war an international crime. The Summit office of the New York Telephone Company advertised for a young man to do general office duties; salary, $21 per week. A local pharmacy offered Dr. Graham’s Neutroids, guaranteed to help with weight loss, or your money refunded. James Scott Leslie died at the age of 64. He was born in Dundee, Scotland; came to the U.S. at the age of 17, and was a rose-grower in Summit for 35 years. The Lyric Theatre showed “Thundering Hoofs”, starring Fred Thompson and Wonder Horse Silver King.
The Library has a searchable database of local historical newspapers. Search or browse at:
http://www.digifind-it.com/summit/home.php