Monday April 1st 1889: A red bat, monstrous fish, and a giant whale gather to dine on some brick eggs following a foolish day of nonsense. Read more here, here, here, and here.
Sunday March 3rd 1889: Behind the Vance block a bird alights on the page selected by a gust of wind, sees the letters f – l – y printed, and takes wing. Read more here and here.
Sunday February 3rd 1889: Competitors release imported rats of prodigious strength and stamina beneath Mr. Taylor’s store in hopes of undermining his business. Read more here.
Saturday February 2nd 1889: Dolly surpassed her previous record of 13 feet by 3 more to the cheers of onlookers from the windows of the Bay Hotel. Read more here. See more here.
Sunday January 20th 1889: The mythic power of the Phoenix overtakes the swift Antelope in a race of steamers though neither be named for water creatures. The otter outswims both being native to the element. Read more here.
Tuesday January 15th 1889: Elephants push, giraffes lookout, and rhinoceroses dig a path while upon the steamer Antelope all view the new schooner launching from Bendixsen’s shipyard just before noon. Read more here.
Thursday January 10th 1889: The creek on the Ricks property is filled in and flattened with pachyderm power, specifically the elephantine kind. Read more here.