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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News From Our Past

From the pages of The Wenatchee (Daily) World and the Douglas County Empire Press   100 years ago — 1918 Harry I. Logan, a well known Douglas County wheat ranger, was in Wenatchee last night en route back to Waterville. He was returning from Los Angeles, where he had been visiting since early December. Arrangements are being made for the consolidation of the Mansfield State Bank and the...
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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 Waterville High School won the basketball championship of North Central Washington last Friday evening by defeating the Wenatchee YMCA, 33-17. Waterville has played 13 games this season, winning 12. A marriage license was issued yesterday to Henry Domrese of Waterville...
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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 Oscar Darnell of Mansfield and Ella Galloway of Leavenworth were married Thursday evening in Wenatchee. The groom is employed on the Mansfield Line. Withrow is the leading wheat shipping station in Douglas County, according to the report of T.J. Sweeney, chief grain...
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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 Waterville pioneer C.W. Hensel departed today for Seattle to visit relatives. He had also spent time visiting his son, S.W. Hensel, and daughter, Mrs. R.P. Webb, of Wenatchee. E.L. Baker traveled to Waterville this morning by stage to conduct legal business. R.E....
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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 Rev. Charles D. Yates has resigned his pastorate at the First Congregational Church in Brewster to enter YMCA war work at Camp Lewis. Hilda Deffland of Brewster was a visitor in Wenatchee over Sunday, arriving Saturday evening and registering at the Elman Hotel. The East...
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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. Arnold Wilson of Waterville were weekend guests at the Griswold home in Mansfield. S.W. Usher of Rock Island recently purchased a Dodge touring car. A road meeting will be held at Majestic Flat’s schoolhouse Tuesday evening. The meeting is being held for the...
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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. George Slaughter of Mansfield passed through Wenatchee as they were returning home from Seattle. While in Wenatchee, they were overnight guests at the Elman Hotel. About 100 farmers attended a special convention this week in Mansfield for the purpose of...
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