Daily Archive: April 23, 2018

Novel divorce suit (worn-out joke)

As the Northwest moved well past the frontier era, our newspapers featured many versions of a joke where a White person speaks Chinook Jargon to an Indian — who turns out to be… Continue reading

Howdy from tax-free Skookum, Oregon

The local news leads off with a reference to the local Lake Wobegon of its day, Skookum, Oregon: