History: Neillsville - Saloons (6 Feb. 1896)
Contact:  Ken Wood
Email: woodi1999@yahoo.com

----Sources: Marshfield News (Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) Thursday, February 6, 1896, page 5

Nearly every saloonkeeper in Neillsville has lately been arrested for violating ordinances regulating saloons. The arrests were the result of the work of a spy hired by the city officials. On Thursday night the saloonkeepers and their friends hanged the spy in effigy.



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