140 YEARS AGO A strange bird at large. A cockatoo belonging to Jim Orndorff yesterday traveled off and has not since been seen. It cannot fly, but is a good pedestrian. Jim says it is likely to walk off a distance of file miles as it may also stop anywhere in town. What’s a cockatoo among so many of us? 130 YEARS AGO Arthur McEwen has been a few months in California journalism and recently elected trustee of the Young Men’s Christian Association. He has been called a “crab-headed old trilobite and bullet-pated entomostracan phyollocardia” by the San Jose Mercury. …
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