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The Germaine Truth: 2007-01-28

The Germaine Truth — Sunday, 28 January 2007 Index: Fire Consumes Old Arlington House Algae to Save the World Malsanto to Open Research Station in Harney Madam Zorro...

The Germaine Truth: 2007-02-25

  The Germaine Truth — Sunday, February 25, 2007 Index: Girls Missing at Double-T Another Kid Missing Gossip Around Town Madam Zorro...

The Germaine Truth: 2007-04-29

The Germaine Truth — Sunday, April 29, 2007 Index: Malsanto Corporation Does Not Belong Goings on About Town Madam Zorro...

The Germaine Truth: 2007-05-27

The Germaine Truth — Sunday, May 27, 2007 Index: Another School Year Ending Memorial Day Parade Set for Monday 4-H News from Misty Madam Zorro...

Pioneers: The Legend of Little Germaine

Germaine Van Bibber was nine years old in 1845 when her family joined the wagon train bound for Oregon at Independence, Missouri. Her father, Isaac, was from a venerable Virginia […]...

25 May 1845: Will Gives Me a Compliment

Last night, we camped on the main fork of the Blue River. I was much too tuckered to write my diary, so I will try to remember about it. The […]...

23 May 1845: A Clamor in the Night

The pots and pans made a horrible clamor in the middle of the night. Uncle Luke got up to see what it was, and it turned out to be a […]...

22 May 1845: We Meet Some Travelers

This morning we met some travelers who were coming back from Oregon. There were six wagons, camped out along the Little Blue. They said that another company of nearly forty […]...

21 May 1845: Some Salt Pork is Missing

Some salt pork went missing from Mr. Pembrook’s wagon this morning. Papa immediately said that it was the Indians. “Thieving, no-good savages,” are his precise words. I think that the […]...

20 May 1845: Grandma and Grandpa Charlebois

I have not written yet about Grandma and Grandpa. Neither of them speak very much English, and I have not known them for very long. They came out to Missouri […]...