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Problems with Crab Creek fish; fires and wheat sprout affect field crops


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100 Years Ago

The Odessa Record

August 3, 1917

Crab creek fish reported dying: Reports from J.B. Webster and Mrs. T.J. McDermott plainly show that there are large numbers of fish dying either in Crab creek or the channel in Sylvan lake. In an interview in with Mrs. McDermott who lives on the creek a short distance from the foot of the lake, she stated that dead fish were so numerous near their place that in a stretch of water not more than a couple of rods in length she counted over fifty dead fish, and that they were getting so numerous that the water was slig...

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