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Harry Forbes, 20, went door-to-door in the Rockwood district, telling housewives, “Can you help a poor soldier who lost an arm in the war?
Spokane’s giant Victory and Independence Day parade through downtown had an international flavor.
The government rested its case in the William H. “Lone Star” Dietz trial, and in closing arguments called Dietz a fake, an impostor and a “slacker.”
William “Lone Star” Dietz, former Washington State College football coach turned famous movie actor, was in Spokane to stand trial on a shocking charge: being a wartime “slacker.”
Cafe workers in Spokane won a major labor concession: a six-day week.
Lt. Charles S. Parker, one of four black soldiers in Spokane who fought in World War I, returned back home after 10 months in France.
Henry E. Haley succumbed to a gunshot wound he received two days earlier at the Thorslund hotel, 226 W. Riverside Ave.
Girls at North Central High School voted overwhelmingly for a stricter dress code.
Spokane came from behind on the final day of competition and won a seized German cannon.
Returning World War I soldiers warned the Spokane City Council that they would use violence to stop “the speeches of radicals in Spokane who are insulting the flag and American soldiers.”
A train carrying about 300 wounded soldiers was scheduled to stop briefly in Spokane on the way to Camp Lewis.
All Saints Episcopal church announced it would build a new cathedral that would be dedicated to those killed in action during World War I.
Spokane gave an enthusiastic welcome to the 91st Infantry Division as more soldiers returned from World War I.
Fruit trees in the Spokane Valley area were hard hit by late season frost. Reports from Vera, Oppportunity and Greenacres were that damage to pears, peaches and early apples was heavy.
Meanwhile, Hansen was in Kansas promoting Victory bonds. In a speech to the Topeka Chamber of Commerce, Hansen attacked Wobblies and anarchists.
Billy Sunday, the nation’s most prominent evangelist was in town, not for his usual religious revival, but to rally support for Victory Bonds to pay for the United States’ involvement in World War I.
The arrival of returning soldiers from World War I was about to make the city go “hero wild,” the Spokane Daily Chronicle predicted.
Spokane was preparing for the return of World War I soldiers and a “flying circus.”
Lt. L.S. “Babe” Wilson, a well-known Spokane man, had been reported dead in France. Yet he was happy to report that he was alive and well and “enjoying the hospitality of the French people in Paris.”
“War trophies” from the 91st Division, “the Northwest’s fighting national army organization,” were coming to Spokane for display.