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Good Old Days: Nov. 29, 2018


November 29, 2018

125 years ago

The Commoner, Nov. 17, 1893

The threshing firm of Skeels & Wiley of Palouse city is blamed for unnatural treatment of an employee by neglecting attentions to a wounded employee, and thereby perhaps causing the loss of a life. The firm was engaged in threshing near Colton, when one of the employees, named James Mott, was accidentally struck in the abdomen by a doubletree. Internal injuries were thus produced. Little attention was paid to the unfortunate fellow by his employers, although his sufferings were intense. He was...

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