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Journal photo (August 13, 1998)

Participating in the Swim-a-Thon to raise money to keep the Ritzville swimming pool open through the month of August were, back row from left, Kathryn Schillinger, Natalie Greenwalt, Nicole Greenwalt, Camille Andersen and Courtney Geschke. In the front row are Brandon Eash, Jamie Main, Ben Geschke, Mandi Main, Bradley Boatman and Dakota Main. Raising the most money were Natalie and Nicole Greenwalt who each raised $240 and Jamie Main who raised $167. The winners were awarded a trip to Silverwood. .

125 Years Ago

Adams County News

August 17, 1898

It is interesting to be down at the police court when a case is in progress and learn that of the large number of the hobo element that are always attracted there, a very large per cent are ex-police, ex-sheriffs, ex-judges and ex- lawyers.

These fellows are veritable walking encyclopedias of law-in their mind. They usually take sides with the case on trial and their muttered objections to some of the rulings of the court, or their ill-concealed approval of some drunken nonsense, would be no credit to a dog fight.

They are great sticklers fo...

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