Whitman County Gazette - Serving Whitman County since 1877

Good Old Days


September 6, 2018

125 years ago

The Commoner, August 25, 1893

Andrew Johnson, who drives a coach for H. H. Conover on the old Hubbard place, met with a distressing accident on Sunday morning. Johnson had hitched up a team and was ready to drive up to the house when a piece of the harness got loose and frightened one of the animals. The horses jumped to one side and overturned the vehicle, and Johnson was thrown out and sustained a fracture of the left leg. Dr. Pocock went out from this city and dressed the broken limb.

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