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Good Old Days: August 1, 2019


August 1, 2019

125 years ago

The Commoner

Aug. 3, 1894

The people of the southern part of Spokane county are intensely excited over the kidnapping and murder of Charles Gloystein, a prominent farmer and republican politician of Mica. Gloystein was dragged out of his bed at midnight Sunday, and has not since been seen. His hat, cut with a blunt instrument and covered with blood and hair, was found yesterday by a search party. The missing man had incurred the enmity of the populists of his neighborhood and the feeling against him in that party was intense. A short time ago he wa...

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