Good Old Days: Feb. 25, 2021
February 25, 2021
125 years ago
Feb. 21, 1896
The city of Pullman has a good-sized sensation which has kept the town all agog for several weeks. The excitement and agitation is caused by an assault, and by one of the most peculiar judicial transactions on record. The story is as follows:
On Tuesday morning of last week Irvin Griffith, an old man, came to town and soon became intoxicated. In the evening while in a saloon he annoyed justice of the peace Gammon by continually calling the latter’s name, and as the two had previously had trouble Gammon became irritated to the extent that he slapped...