Whitman County Gazette - Serving Whitman County since 1877

Good Old Days: November 7, 2019


November 7, 2019

125 years ago

The Commoner

November 9, 1894

E. M. Burch of Colfax has been installed in a peculiar little shop in the rear of the Spokane bureau of immigration rooms, says the Chronicle. The air is redolent with the odor of ripe fruit and preserving fluids, and is full of boxes of apples and big glass jars. Mr. Burch has been employed by the bureau to put up a quantity of the finest specimens of apples at the fruit fair for permanent exhibition, and that is the work in which he is at present engaged.

Mr. Burch has had a wide experience in this class of work and...

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