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For almost a score of years the town had slumbered in obscurity--and blessed contentment. Some time before that, it had ... [Read more]

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The year 1903 was fateful for the Cowells. Henry Cowell was shot in the shoulder in a boundary dispute with a man named D. Leigh Ingalsbe. The rather lurid newspaper accounts of the incident indicate this dispute was of long-standing, and refer to the severe loss of blood suffered by ..." [More]

Excerpted from The Tragic Year (1903) by Laurie MacDougall