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Frederick Krueger Collection, Boxes 24, 25, 29

The Fortune Mining and Smelting Co. home office is in Spokane. Last year the company spent between $15,000 and $20,000 with local merchants. Additional data on claims and buildings is given.
Wright Bros. and Miller saw mill has been expanded to handle 30,000 feet per day.
Indian name for Cle Elum is Tle-el-lum, meaning swift water. First settlement by Thomas L. Gamble in 1883, then Walter J. Reed. Thomas Johnson's saw mill set up to produce lumber for Northern Pacific in 1886. Breakdown of businesses and number of…
The Roslyn and Cle Elum bottling works have been consolidated.
Special council decision to buy Oscar Cash's ranch across the river was held. On this land is a spring with a capacity of 450,000 gallons every 24 hours. Water will be for the city water system.
Cases of pilfering came so numerous at Easton lately that the railroad company found it necessary to put a detective on the grounds.
Eight more cattle were killed by a train above town last Tuesday night.
The Sure Thing Copper Mining and Smelting Co. discovered an ore called chal-copper-pyrite with a black oxide.
A big forest fire has been raging around Big Creek.
The Cascade Lumber Co. has obtained 20,000 acres of timber land in the area. Timber will be taken down the river to North Yakima. Easton sawmill has been purchased. Option on Wright Bros. mill at Ellensburg.
Outlaw Harry Tracy commits suicide near the Eddy Farm in Creston, Washington. Reward from Salem, Oregon was $4,100, from the State of Oregon $1,500, from the State of Washington $2,500, and from F.D. Ferrell, brother of one of the guards killed by…
The Cle Elum Trans-Pacific Vaudeville Co. all home talent, gave an excellent show at Thomas Bros. Hall last Saturday.
The basketball girls have moved their place of action from the picnic grounds to the end of Penn. Ave.
Michael McBride and C.O. Johnson took a drive up to Easton Tuesday. Mac claims he saw Tracy on the road.
Agent Morgan sold 310 tickets to Cle Elum on the 4th. Eight trains were run to and from here during the day.
4th of July results report that the Indians got most of the money in the horse races.
Agent Morgan says that over 500 tickets were sold from Roslyn to Cle Elum during June.
Andrew D. Olmstead, owner of the "Edna R" mine just made discovery along Fortune Creek. Additional miners and claims follow.
Quite a bit of smoke over the neighborhood since forest fires have been raging.
4th of July celebration will have several selections by the Cle Elum Glee Club.