COLUMBIA: Summer 2013 – Vol. 27, No. 2
COLUMBIA: The Magazine of Northwest History
Summer 2013 – Vol. 27, No. 2
From the Editor 2
By Shanna Stevenson
Lawrence Denny Lindsley 3
“Silent Lawrie” worked tirelessly to capture and share the many moods of the Pacific Northwest.
By Chery Kinnick
A Blot upon the Fair Name of the City 10
Alleged improprieties involving women in Spokane’s jails sparked a clubwomen’s campaign to hire police matrons.
By Nancy Driscol Engle
History Album 16
Portrait of a girl and her dog.
Harry “Kid” Matthews 17
Never struck by his own stardom, this White Center boxer was well-loved in his community.
By Charles Burgess
One Man’s War on Prohibition 23
J. C. Conine enjoyed his liquor, and he feared that “dry” laws would foster hypocrisy, evasion, and deceit, and “impair the dignity of the commonwealth.”
By Edward Bergh
Columbia Reviews 28
Retrospective Reviews 30
Doctor Come Quickly! by Frank J. Clancy, MD.
By Peter Donahue