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Journal photo (March 15, 1973)

Drive-In Under Construction. A drive-in being built here will be open for business May 1. It is located along West First Avenue where the former Highway Café building is being remodeled by Charles McCormick and Robert Stanfield, proprietors. Stanfield said the drive-in, to be named the Orange Hut, will be air-conditioned and contain facilities for serving "fast foods" inside. Syd Paul, Spokane, is the contractor.

100 Years Ago

Ritzville-Journal Times

March 15, 1923

Two injured in car upset

Sunday morning the Ford coupe occupied by Mr. and Mrs. Carl Heineman and the former's sister, Esther, overturned near the Dan Scott place when the steering gear broke. Mrs. Heinemann and Esther were badly injured, but Carl escaped with only minor bruises and lacerations. The two were brought to Mrs. Allen's and cared for. Examination and X-rays revealed no serious injuries. The car was very badly wrecked.

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