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Journal-Times photo (June 14, 1973)

CowBelle "Pins" Governor. In a ceremony at Olympia, Mrs. Harold Clinesmith of Benge pinned a Father's Day beef smile button on Gov. Daniel J. Evans. Looking on last Thursday was Miss Pattie Gies, Moses Lake, the Washington beef queen. Gov. Evans urged homemakers to serve Washington beef on dad's special day, June 17.

8 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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