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– Journal-Times photo by Kendrick Studio | May 8, 1947

A photo from 75 years ago – Ritzville is proud of this smartly uniformed School Boy Patrol. Above is shown the School Boy Patrol from the Junior High School and Central School, as caught by the Journal-Times camera.

100 years ago

The Ritzville


May 11, 1922

Wreck foils burglary: Arrest four alleged Yeggs with full

set of burglar tools near Lind last week

The sharp turn of the road just east of the Tromp Donnell place on Rattlesnake Flat proved the undoing of a gang of what is considered genuine yeggmen on Wednesday evening of last week.

The surmise is that a job was planned on the Washtucna bank for that night when the overturning of the car in rounding the turn spoiled the game for the night.

The four men in the car could not right the car and proceed so the suspected plan was abandoned...

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