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- Journal-Times photo, Dec. 16, 1971

A photo from 50 years ago – City workmen Gordon Rehnand Henry Steinmetz plow Ritzville residential streets Sunday.

100 years ago

The Ritzville


Dec. 15, 1921

Jail man as suspect

Sheriff Rider and Deputy G. N. McCollom arrested Albert Gahr at a local pool hall Saturday night, suspecting that he might be one of the two men wanted for the hold-up of the Spangle Bank on October 4th last.

He was taken to Spokane on Tuesday afternoon by Deputy Sheriff McEwen, where he is held pending a further investigation. Gahr admits he was in the vicinity of Spokane on the day of the robbery, but claims he was going to Espanola, which is not far from Spangle.

Gahr has been under surveillance for some time. H...

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