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Good Ol' Days

 
Series: Good Old Days | Story 23

November 10, 2022

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Mr. and Mrs . A. L. Phelps

125 Years Ago

From the Colfax Gazette, Friday, November 12, 1897

LOST FOR TWO NIGHTS

John F. Fisher, a Cook, Wanders Aimlessly About the Fields

A sudden and unaccountable disappearance of John F. Fisher and dold resident of Colfax, created consternation in his family and among his many friends on Thursday evening of last week. After wandering about for two cold, stormy nights and a day in the fields and bluffs north of town, Fishwer was found and returned to his home, uninjured except from a hard fall over a bluff which badly hurt his back.

Fisher had been cooki...



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