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. G.A. Virtue of Palisades spent Thursday as guests at the Wenatchee Hotel. M.E. Martin of Palisades is visiting at his old home in Sturgis, Kentucky. Charles Walmer and Alieo Cumbo, both of Waterville, were married Friday morning by Rev. H.E. Hobart at his home. The...
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From the pages of The Wenatchee (Daily) World and the Douglas County Empire Press   100 years ago — 1918 Mr. and Mrs. Chester Tupper of Brewster leave Monday for Idaho. A deal was completed recently by which the entire stock of the Three Rule Store in Waterville was taken over by the firm of Powell & Co. of Wenatchee. The stock of goods is all new and fresh as the Waterville store...
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From the pages of The Wenatchee (Daily) World and the Douglas County Empire Press   100 years ago — 1918 George Vradenburg, a former Seattle newspaperman and now one of the leading fruit ranchers of the Palisades, is enjoying a well-earned rest following the fall apple harvest. A 60-mile-an-hour windstorm hit Palisades Sunday night. Some large trees were uprooted and temporary...
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From the pages of The Wenatchee (Daily) World and the Douglas County Empire Press   100 years ago — 1918 Mansfield came up with a novel way to meet its war bond quota. Some members of the bond committee started shooting dice in the middle of main street. A large crowd gathered and the marshal came along and arrested everyone. They were told to appear in court Monday morning where they...
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From the pages of The Wenatchee (Daily) World and the Douglas County Empire Press   100 years ago — 1918 Douglas County men have been called to military duty and are scheduled to leave for Camp Worden next week. They are William James Weir, Charles Frank Lattimer, Benjamin Van Eaton, Alonza Floyd, Harry S. Wolf, John Elmer Thoren, Fred Keaney Gibbons, Charles Homer Stiles and Roscoe...
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From the pages of The Wenatchee (Daily) World and the Douglas County Empire Press 100 years ago — 1918 G.F. Green, owner of the Brewster-Bridgeport telephone exchange, has sold the system to Milburn Alexander of Brewster. Green is moving to Ripon, Calif., where he has purchased another telephone exchange. A.A. Bousquet has been hunting up the Entiat for the past few days. Mr. and Mrs....
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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. M.C. Olmstead returned to their Withrow home Thursday after spending the summer in Grandview. Amos Tupper and his family now occupy their own home in Brewster. Mrs. E.R. Tyler of Brewster spent several days this week in Oroville. A Liberty Loan rally was held...
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From the pages of The Wenatchee (Daily) World and the Douglas County Empire Press   100 years ago — 1918 The East Wenatchee surgical auxiliary of the Red Cross will meet Tuesday afternoon. Lidia Stickel of Withrow traveled to Mansfield Saturday and returned home Monday morning. Mrs. E.J. Bus of Withrow was in Waterville Saturday. A large barn on the Amos Miller place, north 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 Mr. and Mrs. Charles Connor of Douglas visited friends and relatives in Withrow Sunday. L.A. Weston and family and Mrs. H.L. Short, all of Withrow, were in Waterville Saturday. 50 years ago — 1968 Construction of sidewalks and spreading of crushed rock surfacing will start...
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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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