Good Old Days: August 29, 2019


August 29, 2019

125 years ago

The Commoner

August 31, 1894

Receiver E. McNeill, of the O. R. & N. railway company, accompanied by his general freight agent, B. Campbell, arrived in Colfax by special train from Portland at 8 o’clock Wednesday evening, and held two hours’ consultation with members of the Chamber of Commerce in reference to a reduction of grain rates from the Palouse country to Portland. The local trade organization was represented by President Julius Lippitt, J. H. Bellinger, Aaron Kuhn, J. A. Perkins and C. H. Warner. The meeting was held in the office of J....

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