News From Our Past

Douglas County news from 100, 50, 25 and 10 years ago
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News From Our Past

Douglas County news from 100, 50, 25 and 10 years ago
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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 — 1919 The Brewster Community Club issued invitations to the citizens of North Central Washington for a reception and banquet at Brewster on Saturday evening. The event will honor Honorable E.F. Banker and Sen. W.A. Bolinger for their support of the State Reclamation Bill. 50 Years Ago —...
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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 — 1919 R.D. Richards of Waterville spent Sunday down in the city, stopping at the Wenatchee Hotel. C.A. Graves of Waterville is a recent arrival in Wenatchee. F.C. Barker of Brewster is a guest in Wenatchee. J.L. Lynn is down from Waterville and checked in at the Elman Hotel in...
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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 — 1919 Mrs. W.H. Laury of Brewster is a guest at the Wenatchee Hotel. Alfred G. Mickelson of St. Andrews completed his grain elevator this week. Judge Sam B. Hill of Waterville stopped at the Wenatchee Hotel over Sunday. 50 years ago — 1969 Friday was a big day for Randy Petersen, son...
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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 — 1919 E.C. Carter of Waterville is a guest at the Wenatchee Hotel. F.E. Craft of Sandpoint, Idaho, is registered at the Elman Hotel. He is on his way to Waterville to visit his brother, Blair Craft, whom he has not seen for 25 years. Judge R.S. Steiner has sold his residence on South...
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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 — 1919 A meeting was held at the Waterville courthouse on Thursday for the purpose of deciding on a wage scale for Waterville area farmers. Sixty-five dollars a month was decided as the going wage for ordinary farm labor. Manuel Hinderer, L. Barnes and Mervin McDonald were also chosen as...
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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 — 1919 ? H. Martinson has resigned his position at the Waterville Hardware Co. and accepted a similar job with Wells & Wade Hardware Co. in Wenatchee. ? Tom Cole is the new bookkeeper at the Waterville Auto Company, having taken the place of Wilbur Elder. Elder resigned to go to Wenatchee...
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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 — 1919 Grain dealers appearing today before the House agriculture committee proposed that the government pay the guaranteed price of $2.26 a bushel for the 1919 wheat crop and sell to the consumer at the world market price which they estimated would be about $1.25. Witnesses generally believed this...
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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 — 1919 At Waterville yesterday a deal was closed for the purchase of the E.K. Fritts residence. In other real estate news, Bert Townsend purchased the J.W. Lindow residence. The annual report of F.H. Zenter, county agriculturalist, shows that 10,000 acres of Douglas County land was...
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