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Good Old Days 08-29-14

 

Compiled By The Sidney Sun-Telegraph Staff

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

100 Years Ago

Aug. 29, 1914

'Gun is Discharged; boy loses right hand'

Last Sunday, a distressing accident happened at the ranch of Roy Nelson four miles south of town which resulted in Elmer Fulton, 16-year-old son of Will Fulton, losing his right hand. Elmer and a lad working for Roy Nelson were riding their horses and in coming to a gate the Nelson boy requested Elmer to hand up his shot gun whi...



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