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– Journal-Times photo | July 3, 1947

A photo from 75 years ago – The Marcellus Grange baseball team won the southern division title of the Big Bend League Sunday by defeating Edwall, 9-0. Pictured left to right in the back are Stan Telecky, Dale Thomason, Herschel Heimbigner, Leroy Weizel, Ivan Heimbigner, George Kubic and Martin Heimbigner. In the front are Ed Haight, Ray Telecky, Lawrence Arlt, Walt Heimbigner, Glen Kubic, Richard Zeimer and Robert Dehnel.

100 years ago

The Ritzville


July 6, 1922

Monday was parching day

Sunday and Monday were two blistering hot days. Sunday official reading was 100 degrees and Monday it was 104 degrees. On Monday, a parching hot wind from the west prevailed as drying a wind as one can recall.

Usually the west wind is cool with moisture in the air, but not Monday. Folks sought the park Sunday and again on Tuesday as it was the one cool spot in town.

Undoubtedly Monday was as bad a day for heat and wind as this country had experienced in a long town.

Downtown, the temperature ranged from 105 to 10...

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