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– Journal-Times photo – Jan. 27, 1972

A photo from 50 years ago – Blaze at Peak Before Roof Collapse: Flames shoot from all windows as Ritzville firemen patrolled area downwind two blocks monitoring falling embers, small chips of dried shingles. Note burning fallen timber, lodged against front entry abutment at left center.

100 years ago

The Ritzville


Jan. 26, 1922

Attorneys will ask rehearing

of Gibbons Case

The Gibbons case, as the case of the State of Washington vs. Fred Gibbons is known, has come into sudden statewide prominence as the result of the decision of the Supreme Court in which Gibbons was granted a new trial because in the Court's opinion his arrest was unlawful and the use of the liquor in the automobile which was obtained without a search warrant, was improper.

At the meeting of peace officers at Bellingham this week the case is being discussed. The following article appeared Sat...

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