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March 24, 2022

The Colfax Gazette-Commoner | March 21, 1947

Colfax Basketball Team Ready To Leave For State Tournament In Seattle Left to right: Coach Art Dawald, Howard Gyling, Bob McCall, Harold Johnson, bus driver; Lloyd Schmick, Richard (Wong) Wagner, Jack (Buck) Hallett, Jim Mahlik, Clair Stone, Stanley King, Bill Jeremiah, Roy Day, Principal Howard Moses, Ernie Scholz, Supt. R. E. Osborne, who did not continue on the trip to Seattle. Seated in front, Sam Brodie, team manager and property man. – Photo by Alden

125 Years Ago

From the Colfax Gazette, Friday, March 26, 1897

Kicked by a Horse.

Tuesday forenoon the 17-year-old son of James Small, living 11 miles south-east of Colfax on Spring Flat, was kicked by a horse and badly injured. The boy was in the barn and passing behind the horse, the animal lashed out with its hind feet, both hoofs striking the boy in the head, a deep three inch gash being cut in the forehead above the right eye, and another deep gash just above the point of the chin. Drs. Powell of Pullman, and Drs. Boswell and Sutherland of Colfax we called an...

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