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The Home Mining Co., a stock company, is owned by W.T. Burcham, Judge Stafford, Wm. Branan, and Thomas Johnson. Their claims are in the Mount Stuart District. Several moneyed men of Illinois are interested in developing the claims. No names given.…
Modern Woodmen of America held their program in Cle Elum. A list of activities and winners is given.
Rod and Gun Clubs of Eastern Washington point out that numerous irrigation ditches are not provided with screens and thousands of young fish are being destroyed. Dams are being constructed on Yakima without fish ladders.
Complaint that irrigation ditches without screens are destroying fish population is issued by the Echo. Dams without fish ladders are also mentioned.
N.P. is putting in a new turntable at Easton. It is at this point where the "battle-ships" are put on to pull over the Cascade divide and dropping down to Lester return with the Eastbound trains.
The Northwestern Home Finding Association finds homes for children. It is non-sectarian and is supported mainly by lodges, aside from county appropriations. Society was founded 3 years ago.
Methodist Episcopal Church to be completed next month. Located on the corner of 2nd and Oakes Streets on land donated by Walter J. Reed. Church organized December 22, 1901 by Rev. John Hanks, then pastor at Ellensburg. Building will cost $1,200. …
C.G. Thomas brought in a sample of timothy grown on Bill Lewis's ranch 2 miles south of Cle Elum that measures 6 feet 6 inches. An average stand is 3 feet.
Loggers are preparing for the Woodmen's Log Rolling at Cle Elum on July 25th, 1903.
Wright Bros. and Miller prepare kiln dried, hard and native, rough and finished, lumber.
Cle Elum boasts of two ball teams, with the "Blues." A list follows - J.H. Pallies (Manager), Bert Hudson (Capt. and Pitcher), Dock Bridgem (Catcher), Earl Kerstetter (Short Stop), Bert Kerstetter (First Base), Will Oldham (Second Base), Jim Thomas…
Friday evening the Cle Elum Gun Club was organized by 22 people. W.B. Sides was elected president and J.A. Balmer as secretary/treasurer. Grounds adjacent to the Mountain Rosary have been selected as a site.
The "Reds" are the professionals of Cle Elum, while the "Blues" are a number of businessmen who get a boyish streak once in a while. The Reds won 15 to 14.
Water rates for business are established. Rates were set to discourage use of well water. System is expected to reduce typhus fever and other diseases.
Cascade Lumber Co. is constructing a large reservoir at Keechelus Lake to store water for summer log drives down the river.
The appearance in Roslyn of Norris and Rowe's Big Show is looked forward to.
Modern Woodmen of America will entertain on the 25th of July. On May 30, 1903 Modern Woodmen met in Ellensburg. M.C. Miller and William Crone attended and M.C. Miller won a log rolling contest. July meeting in Cle Elum is the first ever.
The 100 yard foot race between Tom Booth of Roslyn and J.W. Walker of Cle Elum last Saturday (or possibly Sunday) afternoon drew a large crowd from both towns. Considerable interest was taken and several hundred dollars changed hands.
J.C. Brown has made arrangements to put on a stage line from Cle Elum to Fish Lake for the convenience of miners, tourists, fishing, and camping parties.
T. Roosevelt's train stopped in Cle Elum and was greeted by 4,000 people. President spoke for 5 minutes to the crowd.