Saturday, January 31, 2015


Herriman Saturday

Monday, September 14 1908 -- Another cartoon about the "Solid Three", Herriman's favorite whipping boys lately. For those who don't recall, a recap:

County commissioners Patterson, Eldridge and Wilson, dubbed the "Solid Three", put together a bond issue for the county and sold it off, probably to favored friends, at a high interest rate. They did this without proper public meetings and without going through the normal channels to determine a fair interest rate. On discovering this breach of the public trust, Angelenos are, not too surprisingly, up in arms.


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