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Good Old Days: May 7, 2020

 


125 years ago

The Commoner

May 10, 1895

The residents of Colfax and vicinity have within the past week nearly all been to Rock creek, or sent a friend, on a fishing excursion. The first catch was brought in about two weeks ago, put everyone in the notion of fishing and since then there has been from one to three parties a day leave the town headed for some place on the creek where no one else has been, but on arriving at such a place it is discovered that from one to 50 people have done the same thing, consequently the stream is fished to death, but notwithstanding some handsome catches hav...



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