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The Chronicle was predicting that the jitneys (private cars or vans) would now be allowed to undercut the streetcars by charging only a nickel. This would put Spokane’s financially strapped streetcar system in an even bigger bind.
The Excelsior Youth Center on North Indian Trail Road has been continuing the work of the Sisters of the Good Shepherd, who opened the campus in 1960.
The region’s wave of armed bank robberies continued when an unmasked bandit walked into First State Bank of St. Joe in Idaho and demanded all of the bank’s cash.
Three armed gunmen were still at large after their audacious robbery of the Addy State Bank the day before.
“Keep still or we will blow both of your heads off.”
Florida's state Board of Education banned “critical race theory” from public school classrooms Thursday, adopting new rules it said would shield schoolchildren from curricula that could “distort historical events.”
W.H. Collins related a bizarre story about his “weird” encounter with Gottfried Jenne, “the mystery man of the woods.”
The state dropped all charges against John Capelli in the Chewelah elopement case.
Anna Corbin, widow of local tycoon D.C. Corbin, told reporters that she had no intention of repudiating her confession at her upcoming trial for first-degree arson.
The manmade stream that runs through Riverfront Park was designed by architect Thomas Adkison to carry river water and visually represent that Riverfront Park sits on an island.
S.S. Murphy claimed that he "did not drink enough to make anyone drunk and am convinced that I was not drunk.”
The reviews were in for Al Jolson’s “Sinbad” at the Auditorium Theater – and they were rapturous.
If a prospective citizen were asked to name a major event in the American Revolution, they could do far worse than answering the Battle of Bunker Hill, fought 246 years ago this month.
The biggest star in the nation, Al Jolson, arrived in Spokane to perform two nights of his gigantic Broadway hit, “Sinbad.”
Earl Sheely, a “Spokane boy now with the Chicago White Sox,” earned a positive write-up in the Sporting News, baseball’s premier publication.
S.S. Murphy, Spokane’s chief federal Prohibition officer, claimed innocence in his trial for public drunkenness.
About 100 milligrams of radium arrived in Spokane to be used as a “curative” by Dr. L.L. Stevens.
An ultra-modern “airship,” capable of carrying six passengers and a pilot, was coming to Spokane to serve routes to Walla Walla, the Coeur d’Alene mining district and points in between.
The bees weren’t quite as disruptive as the hundreds of spectators, who gathered at the corner and offered suggestions (some helpful) about how to get rid of the swarm.
Al Jolson, one of the era’s most popular entertainers, extended his upcoming Spokane engagement from one night to two nights due to popular demand.