Whitman County Gazette - Serving Whitman County since 1877

Good Old Days: August 20, 2020


August 20, 2020

125 years ago

The Commoner

August 16, 1895

O. McAdams, the O.R.&N. Section foreman at Suttons, was brought to St. Ignatius hospital on Thursday, suffering from severe injuries inflicted on him in an assault made by tramps on Sunday.

Mrs. McAdams was in the city on Wednesday making arrangements for his transfer to the hospital here. While in the city she gave the following account of the assault upon her husband.

Sunday Mr. McAdams left home at the section house and walked to Winona. He made the trip for the purpose of having his check for wages cashed and to get some groceries. Just after...

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