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The Fort Madison German militia company was one of several military units in Northern states composed of German-American volunteers. German-American men volunteered in disproportionately high numbers for the Union army.

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Carroll-Demokrat.1884-07-11.Prohibition-Informants.Crop.jpg

Anecdotal reports on the increase in the demand for whiskey, activities of possible informants at pharmacies, and a beer-free circus.
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Various events and activities around Carroll, and an aside on Prohibition measures.
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Continuation of correspondence regarding the settlement of Marienfeld (Iowa?) and an editorial on the destruction of a saloon by temperance advocates
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"The Women Who Do Not Want Suffrage" make their case why they should not be given the right to vote in the upcoming constitutional referendum on 5 June 1916.
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