Memphis happenings 125 and 100 years ago

The Memphis Commercial Appeal Mid-South Memories for July 10, 1912 and 1887:

1887:  Mrs. Lide Meriwether, the Memphis suffragist, said yesterday that women have been voting in all elections in Wyoming for 19 years, in Washington Territory for five years, upon school questions in 14 states, upon liquor licenses in two states, in municipal elections for years in England, Scotland and in four Canadian provinces.

1912:  Steamboat passengers today may take the James Lee to Friars Point and the Sadie Lee to Vicksburg.  The Elenore left yesterday for Osceola and all the way landings with all her cabins occupied.  The Kate Adams will arrive early tomorrow from Arkansas City and the Rees Lee is on her way to Memphis from St. Louis.

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