News From Our Past

From the pages of The Wenatchee (Daily) World and the Douglas County Empire Press 100 years ago — 1918 Dr. and Mrs. H.F. Morse of Wenatchee were recent visitors at the home of E. Gaunt in Rock Island. Homer Stanley has sold his drug stock to S. Mitchell and will leave soon for Bremerton where he will report for duty in the Navy Medical Corps, according to a report from the Douglas...
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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 ? L.O. Anderson and Walter V. Fegley, prominent citizens of Douglas County, left today for service with the National Army. ? County Assessor K.W. White and his wife motored down from Waterville yesterday and were overnight visitors at their ranch in East Wenatchee. ? E.D....
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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  L.A. Weston and family of Withrow visited Sunday at the home of Ben Spear in Waterville. The Ladies Aid of Brewster met Friday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Fulton Woods. Mrs. L.O. Anderson of Waterville was a guest last evening of Mr. and Mrs. Rufus Woods.   50...
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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 ? Mayor W.A. Henry of Waterville was in Wenatchee yesterday for personal reasons. ? Hettie Martin is back home in Rock Island after an extended visit with friends in Wenatchee. ? A.L. Rogers of Waterville was a recent visitor at Rock Island. ? Mrs. C.E. Green and family of...
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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 L.T. Milner, a prominent rancher in Waterville, was in Wenatchee Saturday evening. J.M. Stoddard and E.M. Fritts of Waterville were visitors at Mansfield Tuesday afternoon. The Women’s Missionary Society of the Christian Church in Mansfield held an outing Thursday at Grimes...
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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 After an inspection tour by some professors, Washington State College has decided to keep maintaining its experimental stations at Waterville and Winthrop. Mrs. A.R. Case of Mansfield is spending a month in Oregon. Two women are now employed as rural mail carriers at Brewster....
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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 Estimates for this year’s Douglas County wheat crop are for 3 million bushels. Price at Waterville is now $1.99 for bulk and $2.08 for sack. A.E. McLean just completed a modern eight-room house on his ranch north of Mansfield. Clyde A. Ham of Brewster has enlisted in the Army...
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From the pages of The Wenatchee (Daily) World and the Douglas County Empire Press   100 years ago — 1918 Filings for the various Douglas County offices on the Democratic ticket are J.F. Irwin, treasurer; L.R. Richards, engineer; L.L. Sellers, clerk; and A.H. Davis, sheriff. Filings on the Republic ticket are Bernice Stanley, auditor; and Mrs. L.O. Anderson, schools...
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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 Alva N. Barber of Waterville recently enlisted in the Army. Dalton Blake, son of Dr. and Mrs. J.H. Blake, has accepted a position with the Waterville Garage and left yesterday for the Big Bend to begin work. Rev. Derifield of Wilbur has accepted the pastorate of the Christian...
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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.C. Cunningham has traded his 40-acre orchard in Orondo to J.T. Slack for wheat land in Montana. Bridgeport went over the top in the recent war savings stamp drive. The district’s quota was $22,000. All districts but two have now reported and all have gone over the top by...
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