Monthly Archives: June 2006

A Family’s Curse

June 9, 1907Los AngelesOlga Miller was a comely young thing who worked at the Hotel Rosslyn and was considered quite attractive despite the scar on her temple from shooting herself in the head.One day she fell ill and was taken … Continue reading

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Judge Wins Black Eye in Pasadena’s First Dog Show

June 7, 1907Pasadena After a hard day of judging Boston terriers, English bulldogs and foxhounds, John Bradshaw went to a local restaurant with two exhibitors, William J. Morris and James Ewins. Over dinner, and apparently many drinks, Bradshaw told Ewins … Continue reading

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Shout Out

General Motors (198.208.251.24) Windows 2000? Upgrade! The Netherlands (212.127.246.72) E! Entertainment (12.46.6.69) “E! Mysteries and Scandals,” my first TV interview, by the guy who did “Real Chases of the Highway Patrol.” Department of Veterans Affairs (152.130.6.194) My pal in Kerkira, … Continue reading

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A Horse Avenged

June 6, 1907San BernardinoThe miners of the Silver Lake camp out in San Bernardino didn’t take the tenderfoot too seriously. His name was Fred Myton and he presented himself as the son of a wealthy Salt Lake City family, come … Continue reading

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Down She Goes

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A Tough Case

June 4, 1907Los Angeles After months of inquiries that involved undercover investigators posing as patients, the State Board of Medical Examiners has taken action against Chinese herbalists in Los Angeles. In addition to arresting the doctors in question, authorities charged … Continue reading

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Nooooo!

June 3, 1907Los AngelesIt was to be one of the grandest society weddings of the season: An orchestra was hired, a caterer had been selected after lengthy interviews, gowns for the bride and bridesmaids had been sewn and the Hotel … Continue reading

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A Theater Rises on Broadway

June 2, 1907Los AngelesThe Hamburger Department Store announces plans for a theater just south of its new building on South Broadway at 8th Street, designed by the architecture firm of Edelman and Barnett.According to plans, the horseshoe-shaped theater is to … Continue reading

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Hard Questions

June 1, 1907Los AngelesVoir dire, in which lawyers question prospective jurors, is a rough and tumble affair, especially when the case involves prostitution.The matter at hand involves Tom Savage, boss of the 8th Ward, known as the “Bloody Eighth,” on … Continue reading

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