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Last updated 5/23/2023 at 8:12am

Journal-Times photo (May 24, 1973)

The 15-cent convenience. Veteran telephone company employees Harvey York and Ray Ketelsen install a pay phone in the entryway of the Adams County courthouse. Local numbers dialed from the public phones recently advanced from 10 cents to 15 cents, but the service still is a convenience. York, a Moses Lake resident, and Ketelsen have 60 years of telephone company service between them.

125 Years Ago

Adams County News

May 25, 1898

Only sober candidates

will be supported

Soberness is a characteristic of the people of Adams County, and it is especially true of the candidate for office in the county as a rule, but it is always possible that among even the few who drink, one might be nominated. This moves us to say that this paper will not support any candidate for county or precinct office in this county, in the coming campaign, who is not a strictly temperate man at all times, but we will oppose such a candidate, should one be nominated, from start to finish, regardless of...

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