Stories tagged: kershner
Fri., Aug. 2, 2019
Spokane’s self-appointed “vice crusader,” dedicated to bringing prostitutes to justice, was himself on the way to jail, the Spokane Daily Chronicle reported.
Thu., Aug. 1, 2019
A lightning storm “played hob” with power lines, telephone lines — and one pastor in Opportunity, The Spokesman-Review reported.
Wed., July 31, 2019
Spokane’s fire chief made a controversial request: Ban firecrackers in the city, the Spokane Daily Chronicle reported.
UPDATED: Fri., July 26, 2019
The wife of missing Spokane stockbroker W.H. McNutt said she was more certain than ever that her husband had been abducted and murdered, the Spokane Daily Chronicle reported.
Thu., July 25, 2019
The wife of Spokane stockbroker W.H. McNutt, who vanished weeks before, was apparently no longer convinced her husband had been murdered, the Spokane Daily Chronicle reported.
UPDATED: Mon., July 22, 2019
Area timbermen asked President Woodrow Wilson to send troops to North Idaho and western Montana to fight the raging wildfires, the Spokane Daily Chronicle reported.
Sun., July 21, 2019
Miss Anna White, 23, chased a young hotel thief down Riverside Avenue, nabbed him, and “held him prisoner until the arrival of the police,” The Spokesman-Review reported.
Sat., July 20, 2019
The Peter Olson Mystery Case, as The Spokesman-Review called it, took a new turn. Olson was a farm worker from Minnesota who was discovered by a passerby, lying in a …
Fri., July 19, 2019
A Spokane fireman was on his way to fish at Marshall Lake when he heard moaning and a cry for water in the woods, The Spokesman-Review reported.
Thu., July 18, 2019
The state concluded its case against 28 members of the Industrial Workers of the World – Wobblies, as they were known – for the crime of wearing Wobbly buttons, the …
Wed., July 17, 2019
More than 100 people staged a massive jackrabbit drive – yes, a bunny roundup – near Prosser.
Fri., July 12, 2019
Child labor was abolished in Inland Northwest mills, logging camps and box factories, the Spokane Daily Chronicle reported. It had long been the practice to employ young boys and girls …
Thu., July 11, 2019
Hundreds of people stood on the Washington Street bridge to watch a series of river baptisms performed by the Rev. John G. Lake.
Mon., July 8, 2019
Spokane police detectives arrested 14 Wobblies for the crime of wearing a Wobbly button, the Spokane Daily Chronicle reported.
Fri., July 5, 2019
The Spokane Daily Chronicle looked into the future and warned about an emerging crisis: automobile parking in the city.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 4, 2019
The city’s Wobblies combined with the “bolshevist elements of the socialists” to create a new radical organization to be called the League for Democracy at Home. The Spokane Daily Chronicle …
UPDATED: Wed., April 4, 2018
Gov. Ernest Lister ended his visit to Spokane by saying that “there will be no martial law” in the region to deal with the Wobbly situation. Local authorities had asked …
Fri., Dec. 1, 2017
The Catholic bishop of the Spokane diocese weighed in on a hot seasonal issue: Should the “Santa Claus” myth be banished from children’s lives?
Mon., Nov. 27, 2017
Federal agents were rounding up members of a radical “Italian anarchistic society” with ties to Spokane.
Sun., Nov. 26, 2017
A new emergency city ordinance showed the level of wartime anxiety in Spokane.
Mon., Nov. 20, 2017
A prominent Yakima apple grower made a bold and controversial proposal. He suggested that the state import 50,000 Chinese laborers.
Sun., Nov. 19, 2017
A “Civic Righteousness Committee” was formed by the Spokane Ministerial Association in order to formulate an anti-vice plan for Spokane.
Sat., Nov. 18, 2017
An editorial in The Spokesman-Review was headlined, “Enemy Aliens are a Growing Menace.”
Fri., Nov. 17, 2017
A Hillyard man was “at the point of death” after being bitten by a tick.
Mon., Nov. 13, 2017
Soldier William J. McKie returned from the European front and told a group of his former teachers at Lewis and Clark High School how the “great sport of ‘over the …
Sun., Nov. 12, 2017
Authorities believed that William Deneke, one of the Wobblies arrested in an Idaho lumber camp, might actually be a German spy.
Sat., Nov. 11, 2017
The Spokane Symphony Orchestra had grown to the point where it could now attempt “one of the most difficult numbers for any orchestra in the world to play”: Beethoven’s Fifth …
Fri., Nov. 10, 2017
The Spokesman-Review’s editorial page was following developments in Russia with alarm.
Thu., Nov. 9, 2017
William Rogers, 29, was a Northern Pacific railroad fireman who had been abandoned at a young age and brought up by a Portland woman.
Mon., Nov. 6, 2017
A Spokane man was convinced that Spokane was perfectly positioned for a new wartime industry: airplane manufacturing.