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The Peoples Tribune
(later became the Meridian Tribune)
Published  Walnut Springs and Meridian, Texas

August 6, 1898

Walnut Springs:
Miss THOLMA OLSON of Cranfills Gap is visiting friends in our city this
week. Miss OLSON is well known here and is always welcome by all.

Mr. LYNCH got his hand badly hurt this week at the shop, also FRANK SMITHE was hurt.

Killed By Lightning
A man by the name of MARTIN from Ellis county was killed by lightning
yesterday evening on the Graham Ranch near Childress Creek.