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Good old days

8 years ago

The Commoner

April 25, 1890

The drilling for artesian water in South Colfax was delayed a few days ago by striking a substratum of black sand which cut the steel piping used in the operations connected with drilling. The delay is only temporary however. Men are engaged in digging till this sand bed is passed through when the drilling will continue. It is to be hoped such delays will not be frequent as the public is anxious to know the result of this last endeavor to secure flowing water.

It is time for the Colfax sports to rustle. Where is the base ball nine which was the proud b...


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