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Spokane’s army recruiters had their eyes on the growing throngs of men crowding the employment agencies on Trent and Main avenues.
Star wrestler Marin Plestina, The Tarzan of the Mat, continued to dominate local opponents in a series of bouts at the swanky Auditorium Theater.
The new concrete bridge over Latah Creek on West Riverside Avenue was getting a new name: Marne Bridge.
Gambling was illegal in cigar stores and just about everywhere else, but one form of betting was apparently not: wagers on the outcome of elections.
Spokane football fans now had an extra-speedy way to get to the big Washington State College-University of Idaho football game in Moscow.
Neighbors in the Stafford Addition on the South Hill believed they had cornered a burglar.
The Spokesman-Review printed an architect’s rendering of the soon-to-be-built Hutton School in the Rockwood district.
The city planned to establish a rock pile for prisoners.
The Washington Water Power Co. was planning a new power-generating operation at the Spokane River’s upper falls, near Howard Street.
Today, the Spokane Symphony celebrates its 75th anniversary. And, although this past year has been less than kind to the symphony, its members continue to draw hope from the countless other trials and tribulations over which they have triumphed during the previous 74.
The North Central High School girls’ league proposed a ban on certain risque fashions, including “French heels and silk waists.”
From the time author and columnist Jim Kershner left high school, more than anything, he wanted to write in whatever style and on whatever subject he could. “It's a tough choice to make,” Kershner said, explaining the difficulty writers face in making a living by their work. But he was determined.
A Spokane motorcyclist’s throat was nearly cut open when he skidded into a barbed wire fence – and then he got back on his motorcycle and rode 15 miles to the hospital, where 26 stitches were required to close the wound.
Mrs. Van Murphy was canning peaches at her Four Lakes home when one of the glass jars burst.
Baseball was in the news – but not all of it was good news.
Two transportation accidents in the region made front-page news.
Spokane police raided a Trent Avenue lodging house that they believed to be “a supply point for Spokane drug fiends.”
Spokane’s tourist industry was thriving, according to the summertime statistics.
The Spokesman-Review printed a front-page editorial rebutting the accusations made a day earlier by Democratic presidential candidate James M. Cox.
James M. Cox, the Democratic candidate for president, gave a fiery speech before 4,000 at the Interstate Fairgrounds in which he claimed money for a controversial Republican campaign fund had been raised right here in Spokane.