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Brenda Staples displays the jar with a note inside that she found last week while walking in the woods on her farm in Harwood. David Samson / The Forum

Message in jar washes ashore in North Dakota

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Harwood, N.D. - As a collector of junk, Brenda Staples often walks on her property along the Sheyenne River looking for treasures.

Last week, she made a noteworthy discovery when she picked up a jar containing a message, written neatly in capital letters:


"Whoever finds this note please send a letter to Clay Chose, Fort Ransom, N. Dak. Tell me your name, where you live and where you found the bottle. I would appreciate it very much. Thank you."

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