On this day: Feb. 27, 1936

Almost frozen and ill, a man who gave his mane as Criswell Bowers, 34 Arizona, was found in and old deserted shack 15 miles from Eltopia by Sheriff N.J. Bailie and Deputy Arthur Greenwood and brought to Pasco for hospital care. He said he had been hitchhiking to Spokane when he took refuge in the old shack.