Good Ol' Days


September 22, 2022

From the Colfax Gazette-Commoner, Friday, September 19, 1947

75 Years Ago Athletic Coaches and Officials Hold Clinic After Dinner Meeting Here Interspersing a tombstone golf match and a rulesbook clinic here Saturday afternoon and evening was the dinner meeting these high school athletic coaches, officials and school men held at the Colfax hotel where this picture was taken. Front, left to right, Hugh Barr, Palouse; Wallace Mikel, Endicott, former Colfax high school basketball coach; Charles Giles, Endicott; Roger Phillips, Plaza; Lewis Bloom, Endicott. Rear, George Thiessen, Moscow; H. F. Schwartz, Paloouse; U.O Attebery, Tekoa; Ralph Strumski, St. John; Glenn Powell, Colfax; Melvin Whitlock, St. John; Richard Felber, Colfax. –Gazette-Commoner photo.

125 Years Ago

From the Colfax Gazette, Friday, Sept., 24, 1897


Two Weeks More Before Threshing is Completed

The work of harvest in all parts of the county is being pushed rapidly, but it is estimated that at least two weeks more of good weather will be needed before the work of saving all our grain can be completed. At this writing it is estimated that but little more than half of the grain crop of the county has been threshed, and not to exceed two-thirds of the grain has been headed. West and south of Colfax the proportion of threshed and headed grain is considerably...

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