News From Our Past

From the pages of The Wenatchee (Daily) World and the Douglas County Empire Press   100 years ago — 1919 J.B. Leahy has built an addition to his barn. Olaf Berg visited friends at Leahy on Monday. J.L. Goehry is now mayor at Brewster. Guy Greaves, H.M. Washburn, Leo Dale and Wilmer Woods are councilmen.   50 years ago — 1969 Strong rebounding sparked by Wade Troutman and...
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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 many friends of Valentine Ayers are glad to see her return home to Withrow from Waterville having recovered from a recent accident. George W. Gurnaud of Wenatchee and Lois Imus of Waterville were married yesterday by Rev. Frank E. Beatty. J.W. Geissler of Brewster leaves 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 Ed Nicesse of Omak passed through Leahy last week with a herd of 175 cattle which he was taking to Yakima for the winter. George Crane and J.M. Foster have been selected as delegates to represent Brewster at the grade and pack convention to be held in Spokane. 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 — 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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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. 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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News From Our Past

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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News From Our Past

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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News From Our Past

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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News From Our Past

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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