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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News From Our Past

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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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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