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The proprietors of the Motor Inn, a jazzy speakeasy in Moran Prairie, were acquitted of liquor violations.
Marie McDonald – convicted forger, one-time murder suspect and former vaudeville performer – was nowhere to be found.
Newly discovered evidence indicated that five different fires had been set in the D.C. Corbin mansion.
In a surprise development, Anna Corbin, widow of the late D.C. Corbin, and caretaker Louis Lilge pleaded not guilty to first-degree arson charges.
Anna Corbin, the widow of railroad magnate D.C. Corbin, was “on the verge of a mental breakdown” after confessing her role in a plot to burn down her own mansion.
A group of Spokane residents refused to give up on the idea that it was sitting on an oil gusher on the South Hill.
Many theatrical road shows were on the way to Spokane, including “Sinbad,” starring one of the biggest stars in the nation, Al Jolson.
The drawbridge over the St. Joe River crashed down onto the steamer Flyer and smashed into the upper deck.
One of the city’s “most beautiful and expensive residences,” the D.C. Corbin home, 507 W. 7th Avenue, was badly damaged in a morning blaze.
Snow-clearing crews were making progress on Snoqualmie Pass, so the Inland Automobile Association said that it might soon start routing tourists through the pass.
Murder trial defendant Harry Williams, 84, gave a startling answer when a prosecutor asked if he had in fact told detectives that he shot at Jack Batten’s auto in order to “get some oil” from the car.
Two women engaged in a brief but spirited boxing match in the street near Yardley.
A jury took only 40 minutes to find Jay E. Hough guilty of forgery in a fraud case that had mesmerized Spokane for weeks.
John B. Milholland gave a vial of morphine to his business partner Jay Hough, it was claimed in court – supposedly to use in a suicide pact when their gigantic fraud scheme collapsed.
Mrs. John B. Milholland caused a sensation when she took the stand in the Jay Hough fraud trial.
The prosecution rested in the Jay Hough fraud case, and for the first time, details of Hough’s confession were made public.
Father William Metz, a Spokane priest, gave an impassioned plea for economic justice.
Two young Ephrata, Washington, farmers were lying near death after being shot by a “half-crazed youth.”
A sensational disclosure rocked the Jay Hough trial: Hough’s partner, John B. Milholland, planned to murder the Idaho mining man whom they were defrauding.
Spokane’s Sportsmen’s and Tourists’ Fair was a smash hit.