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By Nancy Royan
Librarian, Wedsworth Memorial Library 

Talling It Like it Was

Series: Library News | Story 4

April 27, 2023

Yep it’s often been a bit breezy, but according to John Melrude of Alma, Montana you ain’t seen nothing yet. John’s ‘Tale of A Windy Day.’ “Sure it’s windy today. Not too bad at that. Say, back in twenty-four there really as wind. Not a breeze just like now. I remember, spring of twenty-four it blowed so hard it started to lift rocks up off the ground. I was breakin’ a forty of prairie that was rocky, and I had a tough time. Had to keep my arm in front of my face. At that, I had black eyes from them danged rocks all spring.”

Thomas Polly of Billings relates a tale about Ch...

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