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A photo from 50 years ago - Masons Install Officers: Newly-installed Masonic Lodge officers stand before the dais of their worshipful master Saturday night. Those standing in front are, from left, Larry Streutker, senior warden; Albert Krammer, worshipful master; and Herman Carey, junior warden. Standing behind are Jim Kadlec, junior deacon; Jerry Crossler, senior steward; Bill Eckhardt, secretary; Fred Kayler, Tyler; and Ralph Danekas, senior deacon.

100 years ago

The Ritzville


Jan. 19, 1922

Crack train goes in ditch

The North Coast Limited, Northern Pacific train No. 1, which is due here daily at 8:25 p.m., west bound went in to the ditch last Thursday night at Emery, a siding just across the line in Franklin County, south of Hatton.

The last three cars in the train, two Pullmans and an observation car, rolled over onto their sides. No one was killed but several were injured and bruised, though none very seriously.

The accident occurred at 9:45 p.m., and it was some time before the relief train from Pasco reached the sc...

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