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Front page Jan. 29, 1915: 'Apparently scandalous practices' in Niagara County Fair

Among the day's top local news:

"Mayor Earl is quizzed about Niagara Fair"

"Mayor John R. Earl and Postmaster R.N. Roberts of Lockport, together with Anderson Crowforth, chairman of the Republican city committee, called on Comptroller Eugene M. Travis this morning in response to a demand for such explanation as they might be able to give of apparently scandalous practices in the management of the Niagara County fair, held annually at Lockport, with which all of them are connected."

"To plan for commission rule in city"

"Action may be taken indorsing research project to enable new councilmen to place Buffalo's affairs upon business like basis."

"N.Y.C. clearing house must be retained in Buffalo"

"The Chamber of Commerce and city officials of Cleveland are smiling because they believe they have so much greater influence with New York Central officials than Buffalo possesses that they are able to induce that railroad company to move its clearing house to Cleveland, notwithstanding that the logical and natural and most convenient location for the clearing house is this city."

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Jan 29 1915

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