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In Years Past

August 18, 2013
The Post-Journal

In 1913, H.A. Barrows, who was employed by Jamestown Police Chief Frank A. Johnson, acting under instructions of the common council, to investigate the situation with reference to what was being done by manufacturers to comply with the smoke ordinance, had completed his labors and the result in the shape of a voluminous array of notes would be placed in the hands of the city stenographer for tabulation, after which the report would be turned over to the chief of police. It was, of course, impossible to quote the report in detail for the reason that it was not as yet in shape for presentation to the chief. In general it could be said that Barrows had learned there was a general disposition on the part of the manufactures to comply with the law.



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