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A photo from 25 years ago - THE LADIES AND THEIR CREW stopped work on this year's combine for a photo. Top, from left, are Phil Kent, Steve Wahl, Carol Kent, and Carol Kelly. On the bottom, from left, are Jim Kelly, Curtis Kulm, Robin Kulm, Ruby Koch, Larry Koch, Thayne Fowles, Karla Fowles, Val Watson and Sid Wahl. Not pictured is LeRoy Watson and Paul Kulm. – Journal photo

100 years ago

The Ritzville

Journal-Times

June 9,1921

STOP CRIME WAVE

The best minds of America have been devoting a great deal of attention to crime and seeking cure for this National disease. This year's Chautauqua brings one of the progressive public men of the country. Honorable J.D. Botkin, who as warden of the Kansas Penitentiary has studied the matter first hand. The present orgy of bank hold-ups, gang murders, defaulting by officers of big concerns, sex crimes, and others have been variously charged to the after effects of the war, the picturing of criminals in movies, lapse in reli...



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