Whitman County Gazette - Serving Whitman County since 1877

Good Old Days


August 30, 2018

125 years ago

The Commoner, August 18, 1893

Robert Burgunder, youngest son of B. Burgunder, had a narrow escape from poisoning Sunday. A bottle containing a fluid which had been kept for disinfecting purposes at the time of the scarlet fever epidemic three years ago was taken from its resting place by a servant, who was about to destroy it. Robert took a taste of the liquid before he could be prevented, and a physician was called without delay. The proper antidote was administered, and there was no serious result.


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