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Remember the time--: Brookings County tales of people, places and things - Cecil, Chuck

Remember the time--: Brookings County tales of people, places and things - Cecil, Chuck

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Remember the time--: Brookings County tales of people, places and things by Cecil, Chuck

Format: Trade Paperback

Published by C. Cecil, 2002

Remember the Time is a collection of stories about the peopls, places, and things in Brookings County. It includes a look a the conflicting efforts of law enforcement and moonshiners during the days of Prohibition and stories of the devastating blizzards that howled down from the north and shivered through Brookings County. There's a detailed account of the only elephant hunt eer in South Dakota. You'll read the 12-+hour cat and mouse game as Elkton citizens and Orton Brothers circus personnel scurried to stop Hero the elephant from his mad rampage. See the damage Hero inflicted on circus wagons. Did Brookings businessman Buck Connelly get the German tank he went after with a borrowed bazooka? What ever happened to the town of Como? Was a coin stash in an abandoned corn planter the loot from an early-day robbery of banks in White and Bushnell? Where was the county pest house? How did robbers combine fire and water to break into county bank safes? Who was Snoosebox Jimmy?

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