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A photo from 50 years ago - Wrestling with the Future: Development committee members here listen as Roland Hintze outlines a declining area economy from agriculture. Seen from left are Rev. John Shirk, Vic Rogel, Chairman Jim Webb, Roy Langenheder and Lu Tilden. Feb. 3, 1972

100 years ago

The Ritzville


Feb. 2, 1922

Interests would restore booze

Declaring that the liquor interests are fighting harder to come back then they fought in the old saloon days, Captain Ebbert of San Francisco, general counsel for the Anti-Saloon League, made a please for popular support for law enforcement and for the league it its active work against the liquor interests at the M.E. Church last night.

In his introduction, Captain Ebbert briefly sketched what the present law can do to those violating it, from paying a penalty of jail or fine to abatement proceedings agains...

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