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Remembering the Legends from Skime Country

 

Archie Olson (1974)

It isn't a town; it's an experience. There's just one stop and go joint with gas and beer and bread and other sundries.

They're dead now, these Skime legends, any number of interesting blokes who both shocked and titillated society dames, schoolmarms, Baptists in general, city slickers, and the dutiful chaps who went right home after work because they were ordered to.

They were free spirits and generally quite fond of the spirits, especially strongly fermented ones.

During the Prohibition (1919-1933), Skime might have been the best spot in Roseau County to wet your whistle with something th...



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