100 years ago in Spokane: Spokesman-Review rebuts presidential candidate’s finance allegations

Christel Deskins

The Spokesman-Review printed a front-page editorial rebutting the accusations made a day earlier by Democratic presidential candidate James M. Cox. Cox, in a fiery speech at the Interstate Fairgrounds, said Spokane businessmen – including Spokesman-Review publisher W.H. Cowles – had contributed $50,000 to a controversial Republican campaign fund. Cox claimed […]