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The Spokane Daily Chronicle ran this heartbreaking letter from a young girl to Santa Claus:
Spokane streetcar passengers were bracing for a shock.
All of the soldiers in Company C of the 21st Infantry at Fort George Wright were quarantined in their barracks after one soldier was diagnosed with diphtheria.
The biggest earthquake in years rattled Spokane, tossing one patient out of his bed at Sacred Heart Hospital.
Clarence Dibble, 13, learned the hard way that treehouses can be dangerous.
This column ran Tuesday, a day earlier than planned, due to an editor’s error. Here it is again, in full. Kershner will file a fresh piece for Thanksgiving Day.
Police finally came up with several leads in the Chicken House murder mystery, which stemmed from a gruesome discovery a week before outside of Cheney.
Mrs. Bert Williams, 26, mother of four, told police how she had become one of the leading dope distributors in Spokane.
A woman identified as Mrs. Warm came to the door of her neighbor, Mrs. Brooks, and said, “Can you keep our baby a minute while I run out and get some milk?”
Officers investigating the “chicken house” murder near Cheney raided a nearby shack outside Medical Lake and arrested “two Scandinavians.”
The Western Forestry and Conservation Association was meeting in Spokane to formulate plans to save the Northwest forests from wildfire.
U.S. Sen. Miles Poindexter of Spokane was already contemplating the possibility of war with Japan, 21 years before Japan attacked Pearl Harbor.
Charles Dale, Spokane’s “king of the bootleggers,” was again taken to jail.
The fallout continued from Spokane’s rowdy and “disgraceful” Armistice Day celebration.
Spokane was stunned by an Armistice Day celebration the night before that became rowdy and “disgraceful,” in the words of the City Council.
Armistice Day (now called Veterans Day) began on a solemn note with the renaming of two bridges.
Spokane’s Boy Scouts acquired a long-distance communication system: a pair of carrier pigeons.
A.B. Lacey jumped from the guard rail of the Division Street bridge and plunged into the icy Spokane River – but he was not trying to end it all.
In the wake of the 1920 election, Spokane County Sheriff George L. Reid proposed a plan to “expedite election returns” in the future.
The Spokane Daily Chronicle ran a photo showing P.E. Norris sitting in a wheelbarrow holding a sign saying, “He pulled for Cox – now he is pushing for Harding.”