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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Rossi case: The proximate instigation

Rossi Post 2.3:  What did Rossi encounter when he returned home that compelled him to shoot Clarence Dahlquist?  Frankly, I’m struggling with how to write up this section of the Rossi story.  In the process I’ve now (below) more or … Continue reading

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