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Our Town 125 and 100 Years Ago...

July, Part I: 125 YEARS AGO

Headlines in the July 2 and 9, 1897 Jefferson Valley Zephyr were gruesome. A Shapeless Mass-Richard Vine Crushed by the Wheels of a Car After a Night at Columbia Gardens; A Domestic in the Home of a Well-Known Minister Mysteriously Disappears; Had Yellow Fever-A Veiled Lady Spreads Death Among the Crew and Passengers of a Pacific Liner; Without Warning-A. H. Porter of Phillipsburg Killed by the Contents of the Revolver of Harry Cohn; and Disgusting Scene-Citizens of Minot Treated to a Carnival of Blood by Half a Hundred Hoboes. Fortunately, the news from Whitehal...

 

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