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Good Old Days: Jan. 31, 2019


January 31, 2019

No snow tires, but no pavement, so no problem! Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Schafer work out a vintage sleigh on family ground in Washtucna in this mid-1970s photo.

125 years ago

The Commoner, January 26, 1894

Miss Effie Woodman attempted suicide at the residence of F. Bauer in the south end at 6 o'clock last Sunday evening, by swallowing ten grains of morphine. Dr. John Benson was summoned and the girl informed him that she had taken the drug by mistake, having thought it was magnesia. Dr. Ferguson was called to assist in relieving the sufferer, and Miss Woodman was kept walking about her room the greater part of the night. The treatment usual in cases of morphine poisoning was administered, and...

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