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By Olivia Harnack
Whitman County Gazette 

Good Old Days

 

April 14, 2022

Colfax Gazette | April 13, 1972

50 Years: Lines of "Fiddler" get final polish prior to a 3-night run Cast members of "Fiddler on the Rood" put the final polish on their lines before the curtain goes up tonight on the first of three evening performances. Rick Pearsons, right to the role of Tevye. Also pictured here, from the left, are Bob Skaife, Wally Toombs, Scott Brannan and Scott Ray.

125 Years Ago

From the Colfax Gazette Friday, April 16, 1897

CAUGHT IN THE ACT

Earl Hodges and Arthur Baird Convicted of Theft

Gaines' Store Watched for Several Nights and One Culprit Caught Robbing the Till

Monday Evening Deputy Sheriff Green Smith arrested Earl Hodges and Arythur Baird, on a charge of burglarizing the story of F.W. Gaines in Colfax. Hodges was caught in the store. He had just tapped the till, taking 40 cents, and had concealed a box of cigars on his person, when held up by the officer.

100 Years Ago

From the Colfax Commoner Friday, April , 1922

Colfax Gets New Grocer...



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