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Frederick Krueger Collection, Boxes 24, 25, 29

Present population in the Kittitas Valley is 2,500 and increasing at 10% per year.
An article called "Aims and Desires of a Worthy Enterprise," says that the Snoqualmie Road will be open by October from Seattle through the Kittitas Valley to Walla Walla.
Last Sunday 3 fights between Indians caused by whiskey. Skookum House (jail) should be erected. If law does not do something, then a committee of safety should be organized.
In "West Side Jottings," a returning old timer notes improvements in the valley.
Lodge number 20 Ellensburg I.O.O.F. has 40 people. It installs the following: as officers, W.A. Stevens, N.G., J.N. Burch, V.G., and J.J. Saver, as Recording Secretary, L.C. Wyneger, as Permanent Secretary, J.H. Stevens, as Treasurer, N.P. Watson,…
A fine prospect of rocks brought from Simpson's claim are an encouraging prospect.
J.L. Hoey, head of the mill at Swauk, found gold there. He hoped to benefit local businessmen.
George Donner, who had his leg mashed at Leonlrard's Sawmill, is looking well under the circumstances. (possible misspelling).
Twice monthly service will connect with Seattle. (Contractor Warren, the Wisconsin Hog).
The division question. Defending division of Yakima County because people in the Kittitas Valley are so far from Yakima. (Editor of Standard).
Sold Buckeye Mower and Binder combined; the first one of its kind in the county sold to Mr. Vanallstine.
Jacob Baker beats Tom Montgomery in a foot race.
Parkins received copies of the first printing office in Ellensburg. Selling copies.
Stage passengers tell how Mr. John Cleman's farmhouse burnt, nothing was saved, but no one was injured.
On July 19th, Mr. and Mrs. P.F. Schnebly had a son and on July 25th, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Lockwood had a son.
Calls for organization of a good ladder and bucket company. Are we prepared?
Masonic Lodge Ellensburg Number 39 meets on the 1st and 3rd Saturday every month. The President is Beady Southern. The Secretary is J.T. McDonald.
W.L. Webb expanding store because of increased business.
From the Wagon Road News from young Preston, 16 men are at work, force to increase later. Road will be open to light wagons by fall and completed by next season.
A special election for the Justice of the Peace caused by the resignation of Chas. B. Reed occurred with 69 votes total, 36 for Craig (the winner), 24 for Baker, and 9 for Peter.