Whitman County Gazette - Serving Whitman County since 1877

Good Old Days


August 23, 2018

125 years ago

The Commoner, August 11, 1893

At about 3 o'clock Tuesday afternoon the antics of a saddle horse trying to break its fastening frightened an express wagon team belonging to Johnny White. The latter was on the sidewalk when his horses broke away. The team in its flight frightened the horses driven by Todd Robinson on another express wagon and these ran into the telephone pole on the corner of Pioneer Block, and broke up wagon and harnesses in a rather costly degree.

White's team ran northward on Main street until it reache...

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