Sources for Dollop #261 - Henry Ford's Henchman

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·   “Ford Facts...Harry Bennett’s Service Department.” The Monitor: The Ford Service Managers Association. (1999)

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Sources for Dollop #262 - Jack Johnson and The Great White Hope

·   Reimann, Matt. “When a black fighter won ‘the fight of the century,’ race riots erupted across America. Jack Johnson knocked out Jim Jeffries, and black people were murdered for it.” Timeline (Mar 24, 2017)

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·   Cartwright, Gary. “And Still Champion: Galveston’s Jack Johnson was the first black man to wear boxing’s heavyweight crown—and white America has never forgiven him for it. A presidential pardon for a trumped-up crime would right a century-old wrong.” Texas Monthly (January 20, 2013)

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Sources for Dollop #263 - The Dallas Hypnocult

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Sources for Dollop #264 Selling the Chemical Reactor Block


Sources for Dollop #265 - Judge Roy Bean


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Sources for Dollop #266 - Eugenics

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Sources for Dollop #267 - Assassin Arthur Bremer

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Sources for Dollop #268 - Gunfighter Dallas Stoudenmire

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Sources for Dollop # 269 - New Orange

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Sources for Dollop #270 - Forgotten Fleet Walker

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Sources for Dollop #271 - Uber

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·   “San Francisco, Los Angeles DA’s Warn Ride Service Companies Uber, Lyft, Sidecar To Halt ‘Illegal’ Practices” KPIX: CBS San Francisco. (September 25, 2014.)

·   O'Donovan, Caroline and Jeremy Singer-Vine. “How Much Uber Drivers Actually Make Per Hour: Uber data suggests that drivers overall in three major U.S. markets — Denver, Detroit, and Houston — earned less than $13.25 an hour after expenses in late 2015, according to calculations based on more than a million trips.” BuzzFeed.News  (June 22, 2016)

·   Lien, Tracey. “Some Uber drivers object to proposed $100 million settlement.” Los Angeles Times. (May 17, 2016)

·   Mekelburg, Madlin. “With Uber and Lyft Gone, Ride-Hailing Startups Swarm Austin: Less than a month after Uber and Lyft left Austin over the city's regulations, at least six new companies offering similar services have launched in the city and are fighting for market share.” The Texas Tribune. (June 7, 2016)

·   Hartmans, Avery. “Uber is making changes to its app to make drivers happier.” Business Insider. (June 6, 2016)

·   Onyechefule, Eric. “NewsWest 9 takes you on a ride-along as Uber returns to Midland: On Wednesday, city council officially brought Uber back to the Tall City and drivers like Kennedy Godwin couldn't wait to take advantage of the opportunity to hit the road.” NewsWest 9 (June 2, 2016)

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·   Dickey, Megan Rose. “Uber gets sued over alleged ‘Hell’ program to track Lyft drivers.” TechCrunch (April 24, 2017)

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Sources for Dollop #272 - The Bath Riots

·   “200 Women Lead In Assault At Bridge—Resent Quarantine Regulations Requiring Disinfection Of Persons—Sergeant And Inspector Hurt—‘Death Troop’ of Carranza Calvary on Patrol; Mexican Sells Bath Tickets.” El Paso Herald (January 29, 1917) p 1, 5

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Sources for Dollop #273 - The Magicians


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·   Christopher, Milbourne and Maurine Brooks Christopher. The Illustrated History of Magic. Carroll & Graf (2006)

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Sources for Dollop #274 - The Naughty Civil War Boat

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Sources for Dollop #275 - The Newsie Strike


Sources for Dollop #276 - Harriet Tubman


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Sources for Dollop #277 - The Acadians


Sources for Dollop #278 - James Otis

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Sources for Dollop #279 - Quanah Parker

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Sources for Dollop #280 & 281 - Opium Parts 1 and 2

Main (episode 280)

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·   Williams, Rebecca. “‘Old Sawbones’: The Surgeon’s Struggle.” Virginia Center for Civil War Studies.

·   Hiskey, Daven. “The Pharmaceutical Company Bayer Coined The Name “Heroin” And Marketed The Drug As A Non-Addictive Cough Medicine” Today I Found Out: Feed Your Brain. (February 17, 2012)

Main (episode 281)

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Sources for Dollop # 282 - Charles Chauncy

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Sources for Dollop #283 - Worst Supreme Court Justice

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Sources for Dollop #283 1/2 - Levis Strauss

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Sources for Dollop #284 - Lincoln's Body

·   Murphy, Edwin. After The Funeral - The Posthumous Adventures of Famous Corpses. Citadel Pr (August 1, 1995)


Sources for Dollop #285 - Bully Bob Waterman

·   Levy, D.A. Captain Robert Bully Waterman Terra Publishing House (November 6, 2012)

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·   “Quick Work” Polynesian (November 11, 1848) p 3

·   Boston Daily Atlas (June 15th, 1851)

·   “Shipping Intelligence: Port of San Francisco Daily Alta California August 16, 1850.” (August 16, 1850) p 2

·   “Arrival of the Challenge” Daily Alta California (October 30, 1851) p 2

·   “Law Courts: U.S. District Court” Daily Alta California December 6, 1851) p 2

·   “Law Courts: U.S. District Court” Daily Alta California (January 1, 1852) p 3

·   “Arrival of the Northerner.” Daily Alta California (January 1, 1852) p 14

·   “Law Courts: U.S. District Court” Daily Alta California (January 8, 1852) p 2

·   “Legislative Intelligence: The Case of Capt. Waterman.” Daily Alta California (January 13, 1852) p 2

·   “Law Courts: U.S. District Court”  Daily Alta California (January 16, 1852) p 9

·   “Law Courts: U.S. District Court” Daily Alta California (January 20, 1852) p 2

·   “Capt. Bob Waterman’s Secret Tribunal” Daily Alta California (December 2, 1875) p 1

·   “Death of Captain Bob Waterman” Daily Alta California (August 9, 1884) p 8

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·   “Port of San Francisco: Arrived” Sacramento Daily Union (21 October 1851) p 2

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·   “Special Correspondence.” Sacramento Daily Union (5 November 1851) p 2

·   “Special Correspondence.” Sacramento Daily Union (6 November 1851) p 2

·   “Mutiny” Sacramento Daily Union  (8 November 1851) p 2

·   “Capt Waterman and the Challenge.” Sacramento Daily Union (17 November 1851) p 2

·   “Special Correspondence.” Sacramento Daily Union (20 November 1851) p 2

·   “Special Correspondence.” Sacramento Daily Union (29 November 1851) p 2

·   “Special Correspondence.” Sacramento Daily Union (18 December 1851) p 2

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·   “Special Correspondence.” Sacramento Daily Union (25 December 1851) p 2

·   “Special Correspondence.” Sacramento Daily Union (27 December 1851) p 2

·   “Special Correspondence.” Sacramento Daily Union (3 January 1852) p 2

·   “Special Correspondence.” Sacramento Daily Union (9 January 1852) p 2

·   National Police Gazette (May 21, 1852)

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·   The New York Times (January 30, 1910)


Sources for Dollop #286 - Josiah Harlan

·   Macintyre, Ben. The Man Who Would Be King: The First American in Afghanistan. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux. (2004)

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Sources for Dollop #287 - The Caning of Sumner

·   Puleo, Stephen. The Caning: The Assault That Drove America to Civil War. Westholme Publishing. (2012)

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·   “No Title. [Pointing Finger] Hon. Charles Sumner, one of the Senators of Massachusetts, was yesterday brutally assaulted…” Boston Atlas (May 23, 1856)

·   “No Title. By the news from Washington it will be seen that Senator Sumner has been savagely and brutally assaulted…” New York Tribune (May 23, 1856)

·   Richmond Examiner (May 24, 1856)

·   “Hon. Charles Sumner.” [From the Sunday Atlas, June 13th] The Washington Union. (June 20, 1858) p 2


Sources for Dollop #288 - Ross Perot

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Sources for Dollop #289 - The Confederados

·   Dawsey, Cyrus B., James M. Dawsey, Michael L. Conniff, Michael B Montgomery, Wayne Flynt, John Dawson, Cecil Ataide Melo, Elizabeth Weisbrod, Eugene C. Harter, James M. Gravois, Laura Jarnagin, and William C. Griggs. The Confederados: Old South Immigrants in Brazil. University Alabama Press (February 1, 1995)

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·   “Late from Brazil—Letter from C.G. Gunter, Esq.” The Lancaster (South Carolina) Ledger (June 27, 1866) p 2

·   “Letter From Arkansas: resources of Arkansas—a Brazil nearer home—Great inducements to Emigrants—How the Freedmen work—Our Railroads, &c.” Yorkville Enquirer (October 25, 1866) p 1

·   “The Herald Special Cable News from Brazil—The Abolition of Slavery” The New York Herald (May 5, 1867) p 6

·   “The Struggle for Territory in South America.” The New York Herald (May 9, 1867) p 6

·   “The Consolations of Emancipation: The Southern Press Upon Emancipation in Brazil” The New York Herald (May 11, 1867) p 11

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Sources for Dollop #290 - Dr. Henry Cotton

·   Wessely, Simon. “Surgery for the treatment of psychiatric illness: the need to test untested theories.” Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine. (October 1, 2009)

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·   Friedman, Michael, DDS, reviewer. “The Mouth-Body Connection: 6 Ways Oral Hygiene Helps Keep You Well.” WebMD Medical Reference (July 31, 2017)


Sources for Dollop #291 - PT Barnum

·   Carlson, Peter. “P.T. Barnum – The Greatest Showman On Earth.” HistoryNet. (2016)

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Sources for Dollop # 292 - Vincent Hallinan

·   Hallinan, Vincent. A Lion in Court: The Uninhibited Autobiography of America's Most Controversial Lawyer. New York: Putnam, (1963.) OCLC 1350083

·   Walsh, James. San Francisco's Hallinan: Toughest Lawyer in Town. Novato, CA: Presidio Press, (1982). ISBN 0-89141-167-4

·   Dolan, Maura. “S.F. Lawyer Is Acquitted in Drug Ring Case: Trial: Patrick Hallinan was charged with helping a former client run a marijuana smuggling operation. His prosecution drew widespread ire from criminal defense colleagues.” Los Angeles Times. (March 8, 1995)

·   Lambert, Bruce. “Vincent Hallinan Is Dead at 95; An Innovative Lawyer With Flair” The New York Times. (Oct. 4, 1992)

·   Olden, John G. “Obituary – Vincent Hallinan: Irish-American ‘Trial Lawyer of the Century’ Dies at 95” The Gazette-Incorporated Law Society of Ireland (January/February 1993) p 55

·   Ravo, Nick “Vivian Hallinan, 88, Doyenne Of Colorful West Coast Family.” [obituary] The New York Times. (March 19, 1999) p C-17

·   Sward, Susan. “Vivian Hallinan—Prominent S.F. Matriarch” SF Gate. (March 17, 1999)

·   “Vivian Hallinan Fends Off Rape Try in Ross House.” Daily Independent Journal (Marin County) (June 16, 1956) p 1, 7

·   Wheeler, George (photo) “Hallinan Case Suspect Booked.” Daily Independent Journal (Marin County) (June 18, 1956) p 1

·   “Hallinan Presses Court Campaign Against Heaven, Hell, Purgatory.” Daily Independent Journal (Marin County) (July 27, 1965) p 9

·   Estate of DAVID SUPPLE, Deceased. TERENCE HALLINAN, Plaintiff in Intervention and Appellant, v. THE ROMAN CATHOLIC ARCHBISHOP OF SAN FRANCISCO et al., Defendants and Respondents. Civ. No. 23453. First Dist., Div. Two. (Dec. 21, 1966.)

·   Associated Press. “Atheist Queries Archbishop.” Minneapolis Morning Tribune. (January 26, 1963) p 26.

·   UPI. “Lawyer Hits Church Over Will Dispute.” The Times Standard (Eureka, California). (13 Oct 1967) Page 20

·   “Attorneys Debate On Existence of Heaven.” Daily Independent Journal (Marin County) (November 22, 1961) p 5

·   UPI. “Suit Wants Will Avoided” Arizona Republic. (December 17, 1966) p 42

·   “Hallinan Files Suit Over Soul.” Daily Independent Journal (Marin County) (October 26, 1961) p 4

·   Associated Press. “Through Court Order: Atheist Asks Cleric To Locate Heaven.” Arizona Daily Star. (January 25, 1963) p 45

·   Associated Press. “‘Atheist’ Hallinan Tangles With Church” The Petaluma Argus-Courier. (January 25, 1963) p 1

·   “Hallinan: Where Is Heaven?” Daily Independent Journal (Marin County) (January 25, 1963) p 7

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·   Walsh, James P. San Francisco’s Hallinan: Toughest Lawyer in Town. Presidio Press. (1982)

·   UPI “Suspect Beats Hallinan Trap.” The Times (San Mateo, CA) (January 1, 1952) p 1

·   Associated Press. “Hallinan’s Family Guarded in Threat.” The Morning News (Wilmington, DE) p 22

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·   “National Affairs: Shocking Pink” TIME (March 17, 1952),9171,816096,00.html?iid=sr-link5

·   “Petitions: A Lawyer Despite Himself” TIME (January 13, 1967),9171,843247,00.html?iid=sr-link6

·   UP. “Hallinan Flay Accusers Of Bridges as ‘Cobras’” The Honolulu Advertiser. (March 22, 1950) p 2.


Sources for Dollop #293 - Gaston Means

·   Staff Correspondent. “Target Practice Story Is Discounted by Bingham.” Chicago Tribune (Sept 12, 1917) p 3

·   “‘More Means’” Chicago Woman Tells How She Was Jilted by Mrs. King’s Mentor.” Chicago Tribune (Sept 12, 1917) p 3

·   “Hidden Divorce For Mrs. King Clouds Estate? Records of Separation from First Husband Are Missing.” Chicago Tribune (Sept 12, 1917) p 3

·   “Find Brother of Means in his New York Flat: Officials Take Papers He Came from South to Get.” Chicago Tribune (Sept 12, 1917) p 3

·   “Trust Fund Mystery.” Chicago Tribune (Sept 12, 1917) p 3

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·   Yanchisin, D.A. “Means, Gaston Bullock.” from the Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, 6 volumes, edited by William S. Powell. The University of North Carolina Press. (©1979-1996)


Sources for Dollop #294 - Blackbeard

·   Woodard, Colin. “The Last Days of Blackbeard: An exclusive account of the final raid and political maneuvers of history’s most notorious pirate.” Smithsonian Magazine. (February 2014)

·   Bever, Lindsey. “Even the pirate Blackbeard offered an employee health-care plan.” The Washington Post (January 30, 2015)

·   Johnson, Captain Charles. A General History of the Robberies and Murders of the most notorious Pirates. The Lyons Press (September 1, 1998)

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Sources for Dollop #295 - Swamp People of North Carolina

·   Lewis, J.D. “Sir Robert Heath.” The Lords Proprietors of Carolana and Carolina. (2004)

·   Isenberg, Nancy. White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America Book. Penguin Books, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC (2016)


Sources for Dollop #296 - Griffith J Griffith

·   “Local News Notes” Los Angeles Herald (June 1, 1886) p 1

·   “The Ostrich Farm.” Los Angeles Herald (April 8, 1886) p 6

·   “Attachments, Liens, Etc.” Los Angeles Herald (January 23, 1887) p 7

·   “Los Feliz.” Los Angeles Herald (February 15, 1888) p 7

·   “New Suits” Los Angeles Herald (June 28, 1889) p 3

·   Correspondence to the Herald. “High Rollers—Soldiers Who Wield Trenchers and Dance Measures—Gallant Guardsmen at Play at Santa Monica—A Grand Banquet and Well Attended Ball—General Dimond and Staff Arrive—The Title Bearers at the Banquet, A Grand Ball and Participants.” Los Angeles Herald (August 22, 1891) p 3

·   “Shot From Behind.—Frank Burkett Attempts to Murder G.J. Griffiths.—He Then Blows Out His Brains With a Revolver.—Two Barrels of a Shotgun Emptied at the Capitalist.—A Tragedy Which Grew Out of a Boom Time Ostrich Farm—The Crime Committed at a Cemetery—Mr. Griffiths’ Statement.” Los Angeles Herald (October 29, 1891) p 3

·   “Griffith Park” Los Angeles Herald (December 17, 1896)

·   “Caught in Passing” Los Angeles Herald (July 13, 1900) p 6

·   “Caught in Passing” Los Angeles Herald (August 1, 1900) p 6

·   Los Angeles Herald (March 21, 1901)

·   “Well-Known Capitalist Positively Denies Having Attacked His Wife and Says It Was All an Accident” Los Angeles Herald (September 5, 1903) p 1

·   “Knight's Version Of The Shooting” Los Angeles Herald (September 5, 1903) p 2

·   “Shot By Her Husband, Mrs. Griffith J. Griffith Jumps From Third Story Window of Hotel: Mrs. Griffith's Statement to Her Sister” Los Angeles Herald (September 5, 1903) p 1

·   “Victim of Murderous Attack Sustains a Bullet Wound Over Right Eye and a Broken Shoulder— Brought to This City for Treatment—THE ATTENDING PHYSICIAN THINKS SHE WILL RECOVER—Strange Reticence Among Attaches of the Hotel Regarding the Occurrence.” Los Angeles Herald (September 5, 1903) p 2

·   “Colonel Griffith Seen On the Streets” Los Angeles Herald (September 5, 1903) p 2

·   “Hotel Servants Are Discreetly Ignorant” Los Angeles Herald (September 5, 1903) p 2

·   “Disagreement Extending Over Many Years Culminates in a Startling Episode at Santa Monica: Colonel Griffith’s Story.” Los Angeles Herald (September 5, 1903) p 1

·   “Colonel Griffith J. Griffith Placed Under Arrest on A Charge Of Having Attempted To Slay His Wife Has Bonds Ready For His Release Plays Hide and Seek With a Deputy Sheriff” Los Angeles Herald (September 6, 1903) p 1

·   “MRS. GRIFFITH RESTING COMFORTABLY One Eye Destroyed by the Bullet, but Attending Physicians Are Hopeful of Saving Her Life” Los Angeles Herald (September 6, 1903) p 2

·   “Relatives of His Victim Determined to Prosecute. Here is the statement made by Mrs. Griffith, upon which the warrant for Colonel Griffith's arrest was issued.” Los Angeles Herald (September 6, 1903) p 1

·   “Around Town All Day But Not Located Till Late Last Night” Los Angeles Herald (September 6, 1903) p 1

·   “Hopes His Parents Will Not Separate.” Los Angeles Herald (September 6, 1903) p 2

·   “Mrs. Griffith's Condition Causes Hopeful Feeling—Physicians Re-dress Her Injuries—WILL NOT SAY SHE IS OUT OF DANGER—Colonel Griffith Spent the Day in Resting Under the Advice of His Physician and Declines to Make a Statement or Outline Defense —DEVELOPMENTS OF DAY” Los Angeles Herald (September 7, 1903) p 1

·   “James Finds New Evidence--Trip to Santa Monica--Convinces Attorney of Truth of Mrs. Griffith's Statement” Los Angeles Herald (September 7, 1903) p 1

·   “Col. Griffith Charged by Wife With Other Attempts on Her Life Amended Complaint Describes Outbreaks of Violence in Hotels” Los Angeles Herald (October 14, 1903) p 2

·   “Mrs. Griffith Has A Fainting Spell--Strain Of Case Too Much For Nerves--Prosecution Seeks A Motive For Shooting--Judge Smith Rebukes Crowd of Men for Unseemly Conduct—Prosecution Will Finish This Morning and Defense Will Put on Its Case” Los Angeles Herald (February 18, 1904) p 5

·   “PHYSICIANS TESTIFY GRIFFITH WAS INSANE--A Sensational Scene Marks Opening of Defense Thought Wife Sought to Poison Him for His Money” Los Angeles Herald (February 19, 1904) p 3

·   “More Testimony Produced To Prove Griffith Insane--Jonathan Members Testify To His ‘Peculiarities’--Griffith Expected to Take Stand Today. Arguments Soon to Start” Los Angeles Herald (February 20, 1904) p 3

·   “Prosecution Endeavors To Prove Sanity Of Griffith J. Griffith--Score Leading Citizens Take The Stand--Admit the Defendant Drank Heavily and Was Conceited but Sane” Los Angeles Herald (February 24, 1904) p 3

·   “Griffith Must Remain in Jail--Has Special Cell and Some Freedom” Los Angeles Herald (March 4, 1904) p 5

·   “Full Penalty Of The Law Within Limits Of Verdict Meted Out To G.J. Griffith” Los Angeles Herald (March 11, 1904) p 1

·   “Griffith J. Griffith Gets Longest Possible Term For Shooting His Wife--Judge Smith Imposes Fine of $5000 and Sends Griffith to San Quentin for Two Years. Appeal to Be Made” Los Angeles Herald (March 11, 1904) p 2

·   “Judge Silent On The Stand--Testifies as to Services Rendered Griffith J. Griffith by His Attorneys in Divorce Suit” Los Angeles Herald (October 14, 1904) p 4

·   “Prison Letters Tell Sad Story--Must Raise Cash And Get Immediate Work--Col. Griffith Deluged with Heart Breaking Correspondence—General Conditions and State Regulations Blamed” Los Angeles Herald (January 10, 1910) p 9

·   “Recreation Center Wanted” Los Angeles Herald (February 6, 1913) p 13

·   “‘Quit’ Threat in Row over Park Theater” Los Angeles Herald (July 8, 1914) p 1

·   “Notes of Theater” Los Angeles Herald (March 24, 1915) p 9

·   “Park Board Wins In Griffith Fight—Appeal Sustained in Suit Over Observatory and Greek Theater Construction” Los Angeles Herald (March 23, 1918) p 11

·   “Col. Griffith to be Buried Tomorrow—Private Services at Hollywood Cemetery for Pioneer Capitalist Arranged.” Los Angeles Herald (July 7, 1919) p 10

·   “Hundreds to Honor Late Col. Griffith in Picnic at Park” Los Angeles Herald (August 2, 1919) p 3

·   “Mining Stocks and Mining.—Business Duller Than Ever—Gossip—Assessments, Etc.” Daily Alta California (December 19, 1878) p 2

·   “Bodie Mining District: Grif. J. Griffith’s Views.” Daily Alta California (December 29, 1879) p 1

·   “Stocks and Mines.—A Dull Beginning—The Wales Con. Truth—Closing Quotations.” Daily Alta California (February 3, 1880) p 2

·   “Stocks and Mines—‘Blue Monday’—Wales Con Again—Comstock Mines.” Daily Alta California (February 25, 1880) p 2

·   “The Courts—Supreme Court” Sacramento Daily Union (January 27, 1880) p 3

·   “California: Apparently a Bogus Deal” Sacramento Daily Union (January 28, 1880) p 4

·   “California: The Expose of the Wales Deal” Sacramento Daily Union (January 29, 1880) p 4

·   Sacramento Daily Union (April 8, 1883)

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