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Good Old Days: June 25, 2020


125 Years Ago

June 14, 1895

Theodore Buck, youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. J.S. Buck, was thrown from a buggy at the corner of Thorn and Main Street, in Colfax, about 8 o'clock Thursday morning.

He was picked up unconscious and live only a few minutes. He was in his eighteenth year.

The accident was a particularly frightful one. The young man was in charge of his father's livery stable during the latter's absence at the G.A.R. encampment in Spokane. Early Thursday morning he hitched up Mrs. Erford's horse, a recent purchase, to a single top buggy. As the animal see...

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