100 YEARS AGO TODAY
March 3, 1913
Prosecuting Attorney Dow today announced that evidence of unprofessional conduct on the part of other attorneys in the Pierce County Bar association is being investigated with a view to instituting disbarment proceedings. He refused to give the names of the lawyers under suspicion. “Evidence reflecting on the conduct of some attorneys has been placed with us for investigation but as yet there are no definite developments,” said Dow.
50 YEARS AGO TODAY
March 3, 1963
A $60,000 remodelling and refurnishing project, aimed at producing the “finest dining room in Tacoma,” was announced recently by William A. Hamman, operator of the Winthrop Hotel. The new dining facility will replace the present Daffodil Room, on the main lobby level, and occupy the same total area. Hamman said the project is another step in the complete modernization and revitalizing of the hotel, largest in Tacoma, begun two months ago.
25 YEARS AGO TODAY
March 3, 1988
Tacoma voters Tuesday night overwhelmingly approved two ballot measures that will deliver $111.4 million to Tacoma schools for basic education and major construction, while a third proposition to issue $11.3 million in bonds for L.H. Bates Vocational-Technical School will be decided by absentee ballots. Unofficial returns indicated that Proposition A – two one-year maintenance and operation levies totaling $54.6 million – won 70 percent voter support, Pierce County Auditor Brian Sonntag said. Proposition B, which will raise $56.8 million over six years for school construction and renovation through bonds and a special construction levy, won with 65.9 percent yes votes. Proposition C was failing by a slim margin Tuesday night.