From the Files
Last updated 7/8/2021 at 7:02am
100 years ago
July 7, 1921
THIEVES BLOW SAFE
AT ICE PLANT
The safe at the Ritzville Ice and Creamery Company was blown by thieves last Friday night about 12:30. The night watchman at the mill reports three shots were fired, but as shots in the night are frequent occurrences in the neighborhood nothing was thought of it at the time. Evidently foiled in the first two attempts the burglars prepared the last charge with such care that the heavy door was torn from the hinges an hurled across the room, a distance of twelve feet, splintering the wall and wrecking some...
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