Whitman County Gazette - Serving Whitman County since 1877

Good old Days: July 30, 2020

Series: Good Old Days | Story 2

125 years ago

The Commoner

August 2, 1895

Wm. Marsh, of near Endicott, on Wednesday afternoon, met with an accident that narrowly escaped being a fatal one. As it is, the wound received will probably result in partial disablement.

Just after dinner, Mr. Marsh, who lives about three miles west of Endicott, while working about a pig pen, caught a good-sized porker by one leg with his left hand. In the right he had a large keen knife. In his struggles, the pig, kicking out with one of his feet, struck Marsh’s right arm violently, driving the knife into the left arm between the elbow and sho...

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