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Last updated 7/30/2020 at 8:04am
100 years ago
July 1920, 1920
Fat Men Make Lake
A party consisting of Henry L. Schaefer, John Oestreich, Jake Bastron and Jake Dewald were over at Soap Lake the first of the week. Mr. Bastron found a man there who weighed more than he did. Mr. Bastron tips the beam at 265, but this man, who was from Wallace, touched 340 pounds. The two men got in the water and credible witnesses claim they surely raised the level of the lake. Mr. Bastron is a fine swimmer and takes great delight in water sports. He will remain there a few days and then go on to visit a...