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Adams County News

May 4, 1898

Saw the Soldiers

Ritzville people were fortunate to the extent that they had the privilege last Saturday of seeing with their own eyes some of Washington's real, live soldiers. Word was received about noon Saturday that the soldiers would pass through about 2 o'clock in the afternoon, and the excitement and patriotism began to raise accordingly.

Although the gentle zephyrs were traveling at about a forty-mile gait, the citizens managed to raise about every flag in town that sports a pole, numbers of small flags were nailed to walls, fences, etc., til...


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