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Good Ol' Days

 
Series: Good Old Days | Story 25

November 23, 2022

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American Legion Auxiliary members work on bed jackets - 75 years ago.

125 Years Ago

From the Colfax Gazette, Friday, November 26, 1897

AN INSANE WOMAN

Roaming the Country Through the Rain and Snow

An apparently demented woman appeared at the Northern Pacific section house at Garfield at daylight Sunday morning, bedraggled, wet and cold from the stormy night. See could give no account of herself and her actions were such that J. Kidwell, the special deputy sheriff at Garfield, was sent for. The officer took her in charge and wired the sheriff's office for instructions. The recent escape of a female inmate of the Medical Lake asylum...



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