Archive for December 22nd, 2017

Originally published in The Seattle Daily Times, December 22, 1922

Carrying coal to Newcastle is a performance which has long been banned by a proverb, but carrying firearms from Newcastle is a thing which incurs the displeasure of the Seattle Police Department.

It also tends to disrupt the best laid plans of mice and men, especially men who are about to become married men, as Robert Allen Swaney—of Newcastle—learned to his embarrassment yesterday. (more…)

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