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Frank “Pegleg” Johnson was arrested for the 65th time, again for drunkenness.
A move was afoot to change the name of Millwood to Argonne.
The Spokane Daily Chronicle’s political poll – called a “test ballot” – showed Republican presidential candidate Warren G. Harding winning in a landslide over Democrat James M. Cox.
Hans Berland was the reigning Waltz Champion of Spokane and Waltz Champion of Washington.
The Spokane Daily Chronicle splashed the name and photo of the notorious Union Park Bank robber across its front page: George C. Boyd, alias D. Percefull, an escaped convict, still at large.
Spokane women crowded the Clemmer Theater to celebrate the ratification of nationwide women’s suffrage.
Major Roy Brown, the medical officer of Fort George Wright, dropped a bombshell at the Spokane Chamber of Commerce meeting.
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.