Source: Spokane Falls Review, March 19, 1887, page 4
Subject: Alcohol & Whites
Synopsis: Extremely intoxicated soldier arrested by local law enforcement officers.
Officers Martin and Fisher arrested one of Uncle Sam’s soldier boys at a late hour last night. He was so very drunk that when found he was all tangled up and had to be carried to the cooler. He will have to use a hat stretcher this morning in order to make his cap fit.
Transcribed and annotated by Brad Northrup