Stories tagged: 1918 Washington election
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 5, 2018, 4:33 p.m.
The Spokane Daily Chronicle put out a late-night extra edition blaring the news: President Woodrow Wilson appeared to be winning reelection and his party, the Democrats, remained in control of …
Tue., Oct. 16, 2018
100 years in Spokane: City converts hotel to flu hospital as cases mount; both congressional candidates ill
City health officials were converting the Lion Hotel on South Lincoln Street in to a temporary Spanish flu hospital.
Tue., Sept. 11, 2018
100 years ago in Spokane: J. Stanley Webster wins primary to take on Congressman C.C. Dill who opposed declaring war
Judge J. Stanley Webster won the 1918 Republican primary in the race to represent Eastern Washington in Congress and incumbent C.C. Dill, who opposed the United States’ entry into World …