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Larry Harnisch reflects on Los Angeles history

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June 2, 1908


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Above, a dramatic story from Central Avenue ... Mayor Harper reacts to a Times expose on illegal gambling in the city ... Robert T. Hale of the Anti-Fakers Society of Los Angeles County tells county supervisors that granting exemptions to a tax on mediums and fortune tellers will enable scam artists to move outside the city limits and continue operations ... Jacob Hohn, a rancher in Watts, is accused of seducing a 17-year-old girl under a promise of marriage.

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Will we ever learn what was the motive behind the stabbing?

--It was over a woman.

--Larry


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