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UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 5, 2018, 4:33 p.m.

100 years ago: Woodrow Wilson appears to have the election in hand

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 …


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.


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 …


Jim Kershner’s this day in history

From our archives, 100 years ago Two unusual legal questions confronted Judge J. Stanley Webster: Was young M.C. Parsons sane? And was his recent marriage legal?