Stories tagged: barbers
Sat., May 6, 2017
100 years ago in Spokane: Davenport Hotel’s barbershop refuses to raise prices; streetcar cleaners on strike replaced
The largest barbershop in town – the Davenport Hotel barbershop – refused to raise its prices in accord with the other barbershops in town. The rest of them, under pressure …
Wed., April 26, 2017
100 years ago in Spokane: Retailers accuse wholesalers of driving up prices; barbers demand shorter workday
The soaring price of food, driven up by wartime shortages, continued to dominate the news.
Wed., Sept. 3, 2014
Jim Kershner’s this day in history
From our archives, 100 years ago A butcher from Garfield, Washington, professed to be shocked to be charged $4.60 for a haircut by Lizzie Kirkpatrick, a “lady barber” in Spokane.
Sun., Nov. 3, 2013
Doug Clark: Egad, now it’s barbers with a little off the top
What’s going on around here? First it’s bikini baristas.