Old News: An Illustrated Look at Curious Headlines From a Bygone Era
In this installment, Dallas feasts for six months on something called the “boss turtle.”
“A Dallas restaurant man has received the ‘boss turtle’ from Galveston. It weighed 400 pounds and turtle soup and steak will be served up from that same turtle for the next six months.”
—Brenham Weekly Banner, October 11, 1878
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