Oct. 4, 1907
The Board of Commissioners of the Webb City Special Road district are determined to keep the roads and highways in good condition. At their last meeting they adopted a resolution putting a quietus on the erection of poles and digging of trenches without the consent of the commissioners.
Board of Commissioners
Webb City Special Road District
L. J. Stevison, President
In 1909, the Jasper County Court decreed that funds accrued from saloon licenses were to be divided among the special road districts. $10,00 was apportioned and the money was deposited at the First National Bank of Carterville after being declared the highest bidder for the account.
Women are “Watchful waiting” for delivery of their Easter hats in this old newspaper cartoon.