News From Our Past

From the pages of The Wenatchee (Daily) World and the Douglas County Empire Press   100 years ago — 1918 A.B. Dorsey bought 420 acres from Albert E. Long for $12,000. Mrs. A.J. Hensel of Waterville returned home Saturday after a week’s stay with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. E.H.D. Webb. The farmers of St. Andrews are working hard toward erecting a 20,000 bushel elevator and so far...
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News From Our Past

From the pages of The Wenatchee (Daily) World and the Douglas County Empire Press   100 years ago — 1918 Larry Coonan yesterday bought the William Sylvester 320-acre ranch on the southside for $11,000. Directors were elected during a meeting of the stockholders of the Waterville Railway Co. They are J.C. Brennesholtz, M.H. Davison, L.C. Knemeyer, William Zimmerman and John Hanna....
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News From Our Past

News from 100, 50, 25 and 10 years ago.
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News From Our Past

News from 100, 50, 25 and 10 years ago.
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News From Our Past

100 years ago — 1918 An excellent well of water on the land of a squatter’s claim in Douglas County gave the name to the government townsite Waterville, the county seat. The story of the location of the county seat was given by A.T. Greene, founder of the town, who has been spending a short time in Tacoma and was a visitor at the state historical society’s rooms last week. Greene now...
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News from our Past

100 years ago — 1918 Fishing season has opened and Ed Russell, O.W. Lawrence and Clyde Warren managed to catch a few fish in Douglas Creek even though the body of water was too muddy for very good results. The Waterville Union Grain Co. is currently advertising for bids for four elevators, one with a capacity of 80,000 bushels to be located in Waterville, one with the same capacity to be...
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News From Our Past

From the pages of The Wenatchee (Daily) World and the Douglas County Empire Press 100 years ago — 1918  A patriotic program presented by the elementary grades and high school students of Mansfield on Friday night brought in $65 which will go toward the purchase of thrift stamps.  G.F. Green and family of Brewster passed through Wenatchee today on their way home from a 7,000-mile auto trip....
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News From Our Past

From the pages of The Wenatchee (Daily) World and the Douglas County Empire Press   100 years ago — 1918 J.A. Longston and F.D. Hutton, ministers of the Christian churches of Waterville and Mansfield, respectively, and Mrs. K.W. White of Waterville are in Wenatchee today for a conference with H.E. Hobart, minister of the First Christian Church of Wenatchee, to organize a...
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News From Our Past

From the pages of The Wenatchee (Daily) World and the Douglas County Empire Press   100 years ago — 1918 A license to marry was issued by the county auditor yesterday to Fred Hildebrand of Waterville and Bessie Guptill of Spokane. Ted Hougey of Palisades was in Waterville Monday attending to business matters. Irvin B. Vestal and J.S. Burke, both of Palisades, filled a call to...
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News From Our Past

From the pages of The Wenatchee (Daily) World and the Douglas County Empire Press   100 years ago — 1918 George B. White who is manager of the National Orchard Co. of Brewster has resigned and sold his interest in the company to the other stockholders. Bert J. Chamberlain of Wenatchee has been secured as manager for this year. A deal was closed whereby A.B. Dorsey sold his ranch...
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