Friday, January 2, 2015

EWGS 80th Birthday 2015

January 10, 1935
In an article on selections of 10 best, they came up with a new 10 best list. The worst dressed actors and actresses, and who tops the list? Spokane's own Bing Crosby. Bing liked casual clothes, and had no qualms about wearing casual clothes when he was not working.

City traffic slowed by Half Foot of snow; snow shovels which had been unused for several weeks are being used now as 6.2 inches of snow fell . The city had 15 trucks and a crew of 87 men clearing streets and crosswalks.

January 11, 1935
Kellogg   Rotary snowplows were keeping Lookout summit open. Banks of snow 15 feet high beside the road.

I remember Burgan's as a furniture store, but in 1935 they had a string of 13 grocery stores all over eastern Washington. Here are some of the prices of groceries:

Note from the last post The Dessert Hotel had an independent basketball team in 1935, and they played the college teams of the area. They were called the Desserts.

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