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Local Jottings

Source:  Spokane Falls Review, February 1, 1887, page 4 

Subject:  Alcohol & Indians

Text: 

The Indian who was arrested for being intoxicated Saturday, became intoxicated from drinking extract of lemon.  Storekeepers should not sell Indians either extract of vanilla or lemon as they get drunk on both.

Transcribed and annotated by Brad Northrup