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County clerks believed that “this was the first case ever filed in Spokane County where a man seeks damages from a woman for breach of a marriage promise.”
A parade of more than 200 unemployed men marched through downtown to City Hall, demanding relief.
Spokane police arrested Glen Mitchell, 21, of Portland, on charges of blackmailing a Spokane couple by threatening to sully their daughter’s reputation.
Chris Harmesen, a Spokane laborer, was working below ground on a sewer project at Post Street and Gordon Avenue when disaster struck.
Two members of the Danish nobility, Count and Countess Von Holstein-Rathlou, living in Spokane, were being deported back to Denmark on various charges.
Two “boys,” age 22, were nabbed for operating a sophisticated car-theft ring in Spokane and throughout the Northwest.
Ralph Miguel McGovern, son of the U.S. Marshal in Spokane, was brimming with patriotism and a “desire to see the world.” So he made plans to join the U.S. Navy.
Under questioning, the man who contested he was Jimmy Ring, a star pitcher for the Cincinnati baseball team, could not name where his team played.
John B. Milholland and Jay E. Hough, Spokane municipal bond brokers, made a suicide pact when their $353,000 embezzlement scheme was discovered.
Ella Redford of Spokane was struck on the back of the head by an auto – and now she remembered little of her past life.
The Tuxedo Five, a group of Spokane jazz musicians, was heading out onto the vaudeville circuit.
The Spokane Daily Chronicle proposed that the name of Fort George Wright be changed to Fort Spokane.
Bob’s Chili Parlor, 612 W. First Ave., was one of the most popular restaurants in the region – and it was set to get bigger.
Jennie Sparby, the hotel landlady who presided over Spokane’s wildest holiday party, was facing prison time after she was convicted of three liquor charges.
The Spokane County sheriff targeted the area’s most notorious liquor violators: the country dance halls.
Police and city officials were breathing sighs of relief because the New Year’s Eve revels were largely peaceful.
Spokane was preparing for a “lively” and tuneful New Year’s Eve.
New Year’s Eve revelers were issued a warning by the Spokane Daily Chronicle: “Don’t Let Anyone Imagine That It’s Armistice Night.”
The city’s theater managers released statistics showing that attendance totaled 5.8 million for 1920. This total included vaudeville theaters, stock theaters (plays) and movie theaters.