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Frederick Krueger Collection, Boxes 24, 25, 29

Workmen arrived in upper county to dam the Cle Elum, Keechlus, and Kachess Lakes. Water is for the North Pacific, Yakima, and Kittitas Irrigation Co.
Tribune points out how well off the Teanaway ranchers are with adequate water as a result of irrigation canals.
Engineer Mason is surveying the local area to provide for 20 ft. wide at bottom, 30 feet wide at the top, and an average of about 8 ft. deep. Most of the ranchers in upper valley have combined in this project. (cards conflict as to either 20 feet…
Cle Elum Water Power and Manufacturing Company are securing rights of way for construction of their canal to Cle Elum.
Ranchers are reported to be expanding potato production.
Getchell and Blewett of the Gold Leaf Mine placed G.M. Seaton in charge.
15 men will be put to work on the iron properties of the Pacific Investment Co. near Fish Lake.
Evans and Co. plan to cut 1,000,000 board feet of timber on the Taylor claim. Log drive with 12 men and 6 horses headed for Seaton's Mill.
Tribune reprints an article from the Bugle advertising for women to marry bachelors in the Teanaway. Names of bachelors included.
Fred Steiner brought suit against August Sasse and Charley Yune to recover damages caused by hogs. A jury in Justice Gamble's court rendered a verdict.
Settlers in the Easton area were protesting the tolls collected by the Walla Walla and Seattle Turnpike Company.
The tribune printed an article from the Oregonian which the Trib called a proper sentiment. Article views East Europeans as vicious aliens and depraved.
Founder of the Grand Entry Mine near South Cle Elum, Patrick Twomey, is interviewed by the Tribune. Twomey describes geography and wildlife in upper county. Mineral development, irrigation and water power are commented on. S.R. Geddes of…
The Cle Elum Land and Improvement Co. is selling lots. Erection of a glass factory, rolling mill, and nail factory are planned. City is 1.5 miles from the Grand Entry Mine.
Cle Elum Water Power and Manufacturing Company has been incorporated with Walter J. Reed, Theron Stafford, Wm. Branam, Edward Connell, and Thomas L. Gamble as trustees. Plans of company are given.
Tribune printed an article from the Oregonian which the Tribune called a proper sentiment. Article views East Europeans as vicious. Alien and depraved.
P. Gassman and James Grieve are opening a mine on the upper Cle Elum River near Fish Lake. G. Wintz and Geo. Hampton are developing several quartz ledges in the Swauk District. Getchel and Blewett have purchased the Gold Leaf Mine on Williams…
August Sassa purchased the Nes Jasen ranch of 160 acres on the Swauk. Sassa has discovered a quartz vein. Thomas Johnson contested ownership of the O'Donahue mine now owned by Warner Brothers of Seattle. Placer mining is growing in the Swauk, Cle…
Ranchers are reported to be planting a portion of their land to wheat and potatoes instead of hay.
Latest contract reveals that Roslyn miners work an 8 hr. shift and make an average of about $3 per shift. Prior to this contract there was labor unrest. Union Pacific is reported to have reduced its coal contract causing 4 day work weeks on the…