Farmers reap rewards of good weather; private school to open

By Sammy Way
Sumter Item Archivist
Posted 2/19/17

75 YEARS AGO - 1942

Aug. 6-12

The season's first bale of cotton was sold this morning to Middleton-Baker and Co. and brought 20 cents a pound. The bale weighed 571 pounds. The cotton was grown and sold by W. Lamar Kolb of Privateer. It was …

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