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100 years ago

The Odessa Record

April 5, 1918

Schnase comes to grief: In the presence of a large but orderly crowd, A. Schnase, a very well known character who visits this section several times a year selling medicines and other wares, came to grief at his home town, Sprague, last Thursday when found in possession of rabid pro-German literature.

The event took place on the main street after he was caught with “the goods.” Schnase was forced to kiss the American flag and give three cheers for the United States government. The pamphlets to which exception was...

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