140 years ago
F.A. Washburn, of Milford, Calif., has some of the finest buck wheat flour we have seen in the state.
We hear since the storms set in quite a number of the Sol Geller band of sheep have died. They were sheared late and the older ones of the herd chilled to death.
Dr. Spalding is having lots of fine sport. He killed three deer in the last week, which he bagged in the hills near Horse Lake.
And now they say that the woman who has been walking the streets of Susanville late at night is really a man. The next time the night watchman comes across her or him, he will find out for sure.
The citizens of Janesville are furious over the closing of the Wells Fargo office in town and at the unsatisfactory manner of running the mail.
John Alexander, a hunter and trapper, recently brought in some fine deer heads. One pair of antlers had 12 points while another had 15. These are hard to beat.
Bill Brasdear is putting up quite an extensive woodshed at his place and William Ravenscroft, the prize shoemaker, has returned to town and will occupy his old quarters just above Spaulding’s drugstore for the winter. Call to get your soles tapped!
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