100 years ago in Spokane: A prohibition arrest for whisky — over 500 quarts of it

W.J. Miller of Spokane was convicted for having whiskey in his possession – and not just a dram or two.

Miller was arrested in Lincoln County with 504 quarts of whiskey in his truck.

Compounding his problems was the fact that he was drunk at the time of the arrest. His arrest also led to two bootlegging accomplices, both of whom were subsequently arrested near Wilbur with “14 or 15 sacks of whisky” in their possession.

From the music beat: A new musical group was being formed in Spokane: The Spokane Gibson Mandolin and Guitar Orchestra.

The Dunning Matthews Music Studios put out a call for all beginners or

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