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These stories from the past first appeared in The Sidney Telegraph. Original writing is preserved, though some stories were shortened for space reasons.


‘Poison For Medicine’

March 29, 1913

Miss Mabel Brewer made a mistake Sunday which might have cost her her life. She was not feeling well and took a medicine bottle from the shelf and took a dose from it.

One swallow was enough and a scream brought her mother who promptly gave her mustard and water while another member of the family called a doctor by phone and still another ran for milk. The doctor reached there almost a...

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