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125 Years Ago
Adams County News
June 15, 1898
Fourth of July at Ritzville
The day's amusements will begin with a grand street parade, composed of the different secret societies, old soldiers, citizens, etc., led by the Ritzville and Rocky Coulee bands. Following is a partial program of the sports of the day: Horse races. Slow bike race. Men's foot race. Fat man's foot race (must weigh 200 lbs.); three-legged race, potato race, wheelbarrow race and bun eating match; greased pig race-winner to be presented with the pig.
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