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Frederick Krueger Collection, Boxes 24, 25, 29

Formal opening of the Alamo Saloon took place last Monday.
Pigs are now to be kept off the streets.
A short article points out that Japanese laborers coming into the city are met by a committee and requested to move on.
A band was organized. Charles Connell - Chairman, T. Wilkenson - Band Leader, C.H. Freeman - Secretary and Treasurer. 20 members have signed up. Petition used to secure contributions for instruments. Name of band is Cle Elum City Band.
Dance given by the Symphony Orchestra of Roslyn was a success. Held at Thomas Bros. Hall.
Committee of citizens met some Japanese laborers coming in to the city and asked them to leave.
Albert Van Epps, manager of Nelson and Munroe Mines on Fortune Creek, says its easier to haul from Leavenworth than from Cle Elum.
M.C. Miller bought 160 acres of timber from Oscar Cash last Monday.
Editorial by the Echo is critical of the Cle Elum city council in delaying action on a public water supply.
Water taken from a well in the city is reported to be teeming with worms and insects.
A new brand of cigar manufactured by the Roslyn Cigar Factory called "Cle Elum Rose" is being marketed in the area.
In spring of 1893 Charles Homer, James Smith, Isaac Davies, and Oscar James organized the Cle Elum Coal Co. The Operation had trouble due to discrimination in freight rates.
The I.O.O.F. of Thorp will celebrate its 5th anniversary.
Cle Elum City Band will meet at John Crositti's place. Officers and members are: Joe Gagliartie - President; Antonio Satoria - Secretary; Dominico Bergagria, John Gasilino Jourdona, Matasiri Calosero, Furnette Tamar, John Roncoketta - Members.
New opera house to open in Cle Elum on March 31st. Special trains arranged from Roslyn and North Yakima to Cle Elum. 150 people attended to see "Great Catastrophe" by the Cle Elum Theatrical Club.
The Sunset Telephone Co. has just finished putting in a local exchange of about 20 phones.
Discussion concerning the merits of a public water supply are discussed between C.H. Freeman, Echo Editor, and Walter J. Reed.
The Cascade Canal Company is planning to divert water above Cle Elum on the Yakima River to irrigate land lying north and east of Ellensburg.
Cle Elum's future began with the railroads. Tom Johnson built and operated one of the first sawmills in Kittitas County. A fire in July 1891 destroyed area from First Street to Railroad Avenue to Pennsylvania Avenue. Cle Elum had 400 people in…
January 1902 will go on record as the coldest month since the record has been kept here. Article has numerous statistics.