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Good Ol' Days

8 Years Ago

From the Colfax Gazette, Friday, Sept. 17, 1897

Weather and Crops

Two Hundred Thousand Bushels a Day Threshed.

The past week of find weather, with almost uninterrupted clear skies, has revived the spirits of the Palouse country. Despite the heavy rains of the past week., general confidence is felt that the crop will be all saved, and those who ten days ago were talking about the 25 per cent damage to wheat from the rains, are now certain that with continued clear weather the damage will be almost imperceptible. Since Friday last in this vicinity there have been two cloudy days, a...


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