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Adams County News

July 13, 1898

Local and Personal

It was estimated there were 140 unemployed men in Ritzville last Monday. Every man who can drive a nail or saw a board has all the work he can handle.

The 6-year-old son of Wm. Arlt had a thumb and finger blown off at the first joint by a dynamite cap he was trying to explode by pounding it on a rock last Thursday. Dr. Burroughs dressed the wound which is healing up nicely.

On Monday morning Fred Weiand came into town and notified the sheriff that he had captured a crazy man and had him locked up in the cellar. The sheriff immedi...


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