News From Our Past

From the pages of The Wenatchee (Daily) World and the Douglas County Empire Press   100 years ago — 1918 A.L. Rogers came down from Waterville yesterday and left on the early morning train for Pullman to attend the sessions of the Northwest Grain Growers which are scheduled for several days. Deputy Sheriff A.H. Davis of Douglas County came down from Waterville yesterday on official...
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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 The annual meeting of Road District No. 9 of East Wenatchee was held Sunday in the Grange Hall. The meeting was called to order by President O.B. Sellers. A motion by E.D.H. Webb to elect officers for 1918 was seconded and carried. Sellers was re-elected president and Jacob...
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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 Cliff Jones, who lives north of Waterville, last week plowed 30 acres. This is something remarkable for this country as there is usually a couple of feet of snow there at this time. Snow in the fields is practically gone now and the sun shines bright and warm. The ground has...
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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 Mr. and Mrs. J. Bond of Orondo were in town yesterday. Judge Sam B. Hill was in Wenatchee yesterday en route to his home in Waterville. He had been conducting court in Ephrata. A group of “Watervillevillians” recently had dinner aboard the Great Northern train...
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  From the pages of The Wenatchee (Daily) World and the Douglas County Empire Press   100 years ago — 1918 Beryl G. Deatley, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Grant Deatley of Waterville, was married Thursday to Clay C. Beard. Following the ceremony and a wedding dinner, the couple left by stage on a wedding trip to Seattle. They will make their home on the groom’s ranch near...
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  From the pages of The Wenatchee (Daily) World and the Douglas County Empire Press   100 years ago — 1918 The opening of Mansfield’s new city theater in the Fraternity building took place Saturday evening. A special feature during the event was the introduction of the juvenile band to the public. Mr. and Mrs. L.H. Merritt of Mansfield spent Sunday in Waterville. H.K....
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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. Harsh and Flossie Duncan were recently married in Waterville. Judge R.S. Steiner came up from Soap Lake yesterday en route to his home in Waterville. He is looking after business matters in Waterville for several days and plans on returning to Soap...
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  From the pages of The Wenatchee (Daily) World and the Douglas County Empire Press   100 years ago — 1917 J.W. Lindow and Mrs. J.F. Leslie left this morning for Wenatchee where they will be married, according to the Big Bend Empire. Both are prominent people of Waterville. A skunk, a most unwelcome visitor, made a tour through Waterville yesterday afternoon and caused distress...
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  From the pages of The Wenatchee (Daily) World and the Douglas County Empire Press   100 years ago — 1917 Commercial State Bank of Mansfield had a change in officers yesterday when H.K. Robbins and L.V. Leslie purchased the bank stock of the Olwell Brothers and former cashier F.L. Monroe. The new officers are Robbins, president, and Leslie, cashier. P.J. Petersen remains vice...
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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 — 1917 Gene Courtway, who operates the stage between Mansfield at Waterville, was in Wenatchee today on business. W.S. Griner has resigned from his position as manager of the Brewster District unit warehouse. He has been succeeded by Roy Tedford.   50 years ago — 1967 Officials...
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