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Old News: An Illustrated Look at Curious Headlines From a Bygone Era

In this installment, the missus of a sheep farmer visits Waco—as a mister.

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“A certain Mrs. Corning, the wife of a sheep raiser . . . will be remembered as having paid Waco a rather sensational visit some eight or ten months ago. She came attired as a man, but was detected, arrested, and fined.”

Waco Daily Examiner, October 10, 1878 

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