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The Colfax Gazette-Commoner - April 5, 1946

Series: Good Old Days | Story 12

That he will enforce the state anti-gambling laws by stopping the playing of slot machines, punch boards and other games of chance is evidenced in the following statement by County Prosecutor Claude Irwin, issued Wednesday:

“I have been asked to clarify the policy of the prosecuting attorney’s office toward the enforcement of state laws relating to gambling and operation of bottle clubs.

“I have just returned from a meeting of the prosecuting attorneys of the state who met with the state attorney general in Olympia Friday last week, at which these problems were discussed.

“Prior to...

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