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Last updated 4/11/2023 at 9:01am

- The Ritzville Journal-Times

Wheat Cars Set Out. A string of five 'Big Johns' is being set out on the Ritzville Warehouse siding here Sunday. Brakeman walks ahead of slow-moving string as it enters crossing of Adams Street. In background is seen the way car of the freight train, on the main line, from which the string of empty wheat boxcars was taken out. A nation-wide car shortage hinders movement of wheat

125 Years Ago

Adams County News

April 13, 1898

Local and Personal

Ott Brothers told the News last Friday that they were receiving foreign orders for flour as fast as the mill could make it at present, but that the capacity would be enlarged, and the mill would be run night and day in the near future. They also told us that the local demand was increasing rapidly and that they expected to supply nine-tenths of the home trade before the close of the summer.

What might have been a serious accident occurred here yesterday. The dray team of William DeSpain became frightened and ran down Main St...

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