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In 1873, a party of 10 men located the placer ground along Boulder Creek from where Liberty stands to the confluence of Boulder and Williams Creek.
Men who blew up Cle Elum Dam found guilty in the Kittitas County Courts. They were R.K. Tiffany, Chief Engineer of the Washington Irrigation Co., and Mr. Driscoll. Henry H. Lombard built the dam a year before across the outlet of Lake Cle Elum. …
Old Indian Jacob died. Reported to be 100 yrs. old. Lived with his son-in-law Peter Schamikin four miles east of Cle Elum on the south side of the river. Indian Jacob talked about buffalo, moose, deer, antelope, bear, and lions in this area.
Cle Elum Mining Co. has an advertisement encouraging investors to buy stock in the company.
Cle Elum foresters celebrated the 4th anniversary of the lodge.
Government inspectors of the U.S. Reclamation Service inspected work done by government engineers. Government anticipates constructing dams to store up water.
Modern hospital being build in Cle Elum. Destined to materially assist in making Cle Elum and vicinity known as a summer and healing resort.
Decision by the State Supreme Court against the Middle Kittitas County Irrigation Co. may require $40,000 in district bonds to liquidate the claim.
Skookum Cooper Mining Co. is building a wagon road from Roslyn. Mill and engine room will be 30 x 78 feet and will have a company boarding house, a store, and a company barn. Old cabin converted into a blacksmith shop and tool house. Site for a…
Cle Elum Mining Co. was incorporated on September 9th. Claims are recorded as Treadwell Nos. 1, 2, and 3 and Union Mine. Property of 80 acres adjoins the Wall Street mine. President is Dr. I.N. Power, Vice is Earle Kahler, Secretary and Treasurer…
Gallaher Mining and Milling Co. at head of Fortune Creek is developing its copper mine. Next to the claims is the Judge Boyle group now owned by Seattle businessmen backed up by eastern capital. Seattle group talking about an electric road to Camp…
22 double-decked carloads of sheep were loaded by James Wright for Chicago.
The son of J.R. Sovereign, President of the Knights of Labor, was arrested in Easton on charges of attempting to wreck a train.
The courts will have to decide who owns the Yakima River. E.E. Benson and Mr. Horsley of Lombard and Horsley signed an order which will permit the Prosser Falls Land and Water Co. to take and use the water from Lake Cle Elum.
C.H. Homan is postmaster at Fish Lake to be known as Galena. Post office now serving at least 100 people.
Annual log roll held. 2,000 people attend. Results of contests are posted.
Liberty ball team "The Swauk Wonders" will play a return game with the Teanaway team.
Swauk mining district was organized. Meeting in Meaghersville called to order by C.B. Killson of Meaghersville and J.A. Flodin of Liberty. Established a recording office, boundaries of the district, wages for annual assessment work. County…
Masonic Lodge chartered in Cle Elum.
Annual log roll program gives breakdown of activities.