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– Journal-Times photo, Feb. 27, 1947

A photo from 75 years ago – Mrs. George Kagele, manager of the Ritzville General Hospital, is shown receiving one of the 12 dried blood plasma sets from Dick Everett, chairman of the Adams County Red Cross Chapter. The plasma, now available for civilian use, was recovered from blood donated to the American Red Cross during the war.

100 years ago

The Ritzville


March 2, 1922

Special values in

bluestem wheat

Those who have watched the quotations for wheat have observed that Big Bend Bluestem wheat produced in the Ritzville territory commands a premium of about ten cents a bushel over bluestem wheats produced in other sections of the state and a considerably wider margin over the soft club wheats of the Palouse country.

This is due to the fact that Big Bend Bluestem is coming to be recognized as a much more valuable flour for milling purposes.

In fact, all of this wheat is milled in this country while the s...

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