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Journal photo (August 30, 1973)

Welcome to the fair. Queen Tammy Hennings invites all comers to the 41st annual Adams County Fair-East and fourth annual Ritzville Rodeo this weekend. Tammy and Princess Bev Kagele recently appeared on Channel 4's "Dialing for Dollars" show advertising the doings here in town.

125 Years Ago

Adams County News

August 31, 1898

Local and Personal

If Myers & Shipman don't remove those goods from the sidewalk in the rear of their store, somebody is liable to steal a wagon load or two.

The Demorest medal contest at the courthouse last Friday evening was a rare treat to those who attended. All the contestants did splendid and it was a contest in very truth. Miss Hannah Scheuerle was the lucky one that bore off the prize. Miss Graham, Mrs. Shipman and Orpha Wilburn each rendered an appropriate solo, and all passed well except the insane whistling and stamping of the...

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