Chronicle – Cottonwood Idaho
Friday, August 21,
John Spot, an insane man, was found roaming in the woods on the Florence road
beyond Grangeville by wood choppers late last week and was brought to the county
seat where he was examined and ordered committed to the asylum.
Spot claimed to have been lost in the mountains for six weeks during
which time he lived on huckleberries and herbs. His clothing was in rags.