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A photo from 50 years ago - Boy Scouts going to Japan - Scoutmaster Marvin Schwisow holds up the 16-pound nylon bag in which each Boy Scout going to Japan next week must pack all his extra changes of clothing and personal belongings. Three of the group attended a final check-up meeting for Troop 1135 in Spokane Sunday. Seated are Jack Schwisow, left, and Perry Allen, while Randy Hanson, member of Troop 1134, is standing – Journal-Times photo

100 years ago

The Ritzville


July 21, 1921



Rapid progress is being made in harvesting the 1921 wheat crop in this county. So far the work has been chiefly in the winter wheat, though now farmers are starting on the spring wheat. The average on winter wheat is going to be around 24 or 25 bushels, but on spring wheat it will run only about half of that. Some outfits are finishing up their winter wheat run. Ben Gillespie has been getting around 25 bushels on his home place. They finished up the run Monday and moved over to Dan Scott's field. Pet...

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