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– Journal photo

Taking the oath of office at the Jan. 6 meeting of the Ritzville City Council were council members, from left, Rolland Armstrong, Sharon Tison, Linda Kadlec and Craig Ulleland. Heidi Hunt, elections official with the Adams County Auditor's Office, administered the oath.

100 Years Ago

Ritzville-Journal Times

January 11, 1923

Falls From Train at Cheney

Fred Austin is going about with his face all bandaged up. His injuries were caused in a mysterious manner. He went down to Lind Saturday morning where he spent the day. He says he remembers nothing more than in the evening he was going to the train. When he came to, he was in the office of Dr. West at Cheney. He says he found his money, about $60, missing, and a diamond from his ring.

The sheriff's office looked the matter up down at Lind and according to their report, Austin had no such amount of money or a...

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