Looking Back


100 years ago

July 3, 1914

Last Monday was an exciting day in our city. Two trials were held in the town hall witnessed by large crowds. The first was the case of the State against Sinon and Sealer on the charge of having saloon open on city election day. The prosecution was made by John Pearson, secretary of the State Anti-Saloon League. Attorney for the defendants was Hugo Donzelman; for the State, Sam Thompson.

Witnesses testifying for the prosecution were: Cal Blair as to license and to testify that the day in question was a general election day. Fred Mathias, Chas. Lind, M. Ekstrom, M...

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