Whitman County Gazette - Serving Whitman County since 1877

Good Old Days: July 11, 2019


125 years ago

Weekly Commoner

July 13, 1894

The city of Oakesdale has for some time past had only one saloon within its limits. Recently the license of that saloon expired, and the proprietors complied with the ordinance of Oakesdale governing the issuance of liquor licenses, deposited $500 with the city clerk and applied for a new license. The city council of Oakesdale refused to grant a license and instructed the city clerk to return the $500 deposit.


The board of county commissioners adjourned their July session Tuesday afternoon. James Martin was granted a license to sell liquor a...

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