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- Journal photo (April 16, 1998)

A NEW SIGN has been erected at the east end of the antique machinery display at The Depot. The sign was designed and made by John Rankin, on the right, with funds from Ritzville's Tourism Fund. Louie Lobe, on left, was an early organizer who collected the equipment originally located at Lobe Park on W. First Avenue.

125 Years Ago

Adams County News

April 20, 1898

Local and Personal

Farmers will note that wheat has gone up five cents per bushel during the past week. It is likely the talk about war has influenced the market. Possibly the war talk will suddenly stop one of these days and wheat may come down again.

S.P. Wright of Hatton sent us word last Friday by Benj. Martin that there is at his place a runaway boy. Mr. Martin says the boy is about fourteen years of age and appears to be bright and industrious. He gives his name as Willie Smallwood, says his parents are both dead and that he has formerly...

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