Monthly Archives: August 2016

Chess report, Charles’s visit, August 2016

Well, Charles and I managed to get in nine games over his three-full-day stay.  I managed to win the first game because of a “finger failure” on his part and the closely coordinated cooperation of my two knights in a … Continue reading

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Rossi case: Rossi’s mine holdings, wealth, and networks of contacts

Rossi Post 8.1:  More mind-numbing detail from me I’m afraid.  Sorry! — See Roster of Rossi posts Not the least interesting – nor the least revealing – section in Hull’s change-of-venue motion leveled the charge that Herman J. Rossi was … Continue reading

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Rossi case: Rossi and the fraternal organizations as agents of pro-Rossi bias

Rossi Post 7.1:  It appears to me now that my discussion of the full range of issues raised in the pre-trail battle over the change-of-venue question is going to require not one but several posts. It is hoped this “thick … Continue reading

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Rossi case: Rossi’s resume

Rossi Post 6.0:  Didn’t get quite as far as I’d hoped to today, folks.  Sorry!  Sometimes a “work in progress” just doesn’t make much. — See Roster of Rossi posts In an October 5th front page article in The Seattle … Continue reading

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Rossi case: Rossi surrenders his freedom

Rossi Post 5.0:  Still just a work in progress, folks. — See Roster of Rossi posts Herman J. Rossi’s freedom after the shooting would be short-lived. On July 7th, Rossi and his defense attorney, Walter H. Hanson, waived the preliminary … Continue reading

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Rossi case: Clarence Dahlquist’s surprising procession to the Depot

Rossi Post 4.1:  The real treat in today’s post, if I may be permitted to say so, is undoubtedly lodged in the two splendid photographs of Dahlquist’s casket’s trip from Worstell’s funeral parlor to the Northern Pacific Depot in Wallace … Continue reading

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Rossi case: Rossi shoots Dahlquist at Samuels Hotel

Rossi Post 3.0:  I’ve cobbled together this “aggregate account” of the shooting from various sources, including the Wallace Press-Times report of the results of the coroner’s jury’s inquest in July and the same paper’s reports of the trial in October. … Continue reading

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