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From the Colfax Gazette, Friday, August 20, 1897


Garfield- L. W. Follis has finished harvesting a piece of timothy that is hard to beat. From 19 acres he had 45% tons, or nearly two tons and a half to the acre, says the Enterprise.

Pullman- At a recent meeting of the school board a five mill tax was levied to raise a sufficient amount of money to pay current expenses, and pay one-half of the bonded indebtedness, the idea being to pay one-half this and the other half next year, says the Herald.

Palouse- The council held a special meeting last Friday at which it w...


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