Saturday, June 03, 2017


Herriman Saturday

February 11 1909 -- Selling ladies' blouses at a high price close to Valentine's Day to clueless hubbies? Doesn't that make you a shrewd businessperson? Not if it is 1909, in L.A., and your name is Isaack Lipsie. Then you are charged with fraud. In case there's any doubt whether Mr. Lipsie's religion played any part in his legal troubles, the newspaper article helps to make matters clear when it is stated that Mr. Lipsie "sounds like his name."


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