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Good Old Days: Dec. 6, 2018


December 6, 2018

Mrs. Ed Fulfs and Mrs. Harold Upshaw

500 visit Santa's Showcase: Mrs. Ed Fulfs, left, secretary of the Homemakers Council, and Mrs. Harold Upshaw, president, look at some confused pussywillows that are blooming in the fall. The Homemakers Council sponsors the annual showing of gift items made by members throughout the county. From the Nov. 21, 1968, Colfax Gazette.

125 years ago

The Commoner, Nov. 24, 1893

Louis Cartlong, a Frenchman, was sent to the county jail in his failure to obtain bondsmen who would go with his security in a promise to keep the peace for a period of six months. Cartlong was employed on the McCarkle threshing outfit when it was engaged on Newton Gibson's ranch, about six miles east of Colfax. Gibson was garnished for McCarkle's debts, but his answer showed he owed nothing to McCarkle. As Cartlong had money due him from the threshing outfit, and as Gibson's reply did not sati...

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