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Adams County News

June 28, 1899

From Russia to Ritzville

Twenty-five families from Russia passed through Spokane last week on the way from their native country to settle on farms near Ritzville. This is the largest of a number of colonies which have gone through this city this spring and which have been located on farms in Adams County.

It was many years ago that the first Russians were placed on land in Adams County, and since that time there has been a gradual increase in the settlers of this nationality until they form a large part of the population of that district. They have...


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