Whitman County Gazette - Serving Whitman County since 1877

Good Old Days


October 4, 2018

125 years ago

The Commoner, Sept. 22, 1893

An old man named Harvey was sleeping in a barn near Garfield, and when getting up in the night to get a drink of water fell through the floor and broke his collar bone. The intemperate will declare that he should have taken “a bottle” to bed with him and thus saved his collar bone.


Business in Colfax is now improving every day. The currency scare of the summer is subsiding as an abundant harvest progresses.

100 years ago

The Colfax Comm...

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