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April 9, 1918

Endorsing their candidate Shoemaker against opponents who are mere brainy, college educated and lame in politics, the Tacoma (WA) Times sports a headline that the electorate worry about their votes being bought. Elsewhere in the newspaper a German is caught mapping the port of Tacoma, and a German secret agent and chemist is caught trying to escape to Mexico. The ongoing coverage of the Praeger lynching in Collinsville turns up that a boy in knee pants had lead the mob.

Source: "They are Buying Your Votes," Tacoma Times, Tacoma, Washington, April 9, 1918. Page 1, Column 3.

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