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Good Old Days: July 4, 2019


125 years ago

The Commoner

July 6, 1894

The motion for a new trial in the case of James Shaw, who was convicted of cattle-stealing, and who jumped his bond and was captured, came up before Judge Sullivan at 2 o’clock Friday afternoon.

The defendant’s wife sat by his side and took an intense interest in all the proceedings.


Lieu land settlers in Whitman and Lincoln counties have had their rights to land claimed by the Northern Pacific sustained by the general land office at Washington, says the Spokane Review. The case will be appealed to the secretary of the interior, but the chance...

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