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The Cascade Lumber Co. have commenced work on damming Lake Kachelas at the head of Yakima River to hold a water right and retain water for irrigation and log driving.
Another shooting between boys at the merry-go-round is reported. The idea of boys between 15 and 20 carrying pistols is preposterous.
Water pipe is being laid.
Coal bores show coal within half a mile of the center of town. A company with $50,000 capital and the cash in the bank owns the property.
The Cascade Lumber Co.'s log drive is about 5 miles below Teanaway with a good head of water. The drive on the Yakima, west of Cle Elum, will commence as soon as the water stage warrants.
A branch of the W.C.T.U. has been organized here by Mrs. Anna Bush of Tacoma and starts off with eleven members.
The Sure Thing Mining Co. is headed by George W. Daines. Its reported that a railroad has been built to the claim sites. Road appears to be build on Leavenworth side. Talk about being a wagon road from Roslyn is being pushed.
Bedare Bros. are erecting a saw mill at Nelson Siding with a capacity of 40,000 feet per day. Cascade Lumber Co. have their drive on the Teanaway completed.
A temperance alliance was formed in Cle Elum last week with W.C. Pearson as president and Mrs. Vetter as secretary.
The Cle Elum Sportsman have decided to form a gun club for a weekly shoot. Interested parties to meet at the Haines and Spratt store.
Don't fail to see the Thorp Theatrical Troupe in East Lynne at Thomas Bros. Hall Saturday.
Mrs. Christiana L. McDonald was 84. Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1819. She remembers her mother talking about George Washington. Her mother knew him. Her father lived to be 115 years old.
Easton reports that roads are impassible and ranchers are compelled to walk into town.
Paper editorializes the need for a gravity water system rather than a pumping system on economic grounds.
J.A. Balmer provides the following snow statistics. Snow fall was 119.5 inches. First fall was 4 inches on November 4th. First to remain was 12 inches on December 3rd. Greatest depth at one time was 33 inches on December 24th. Last day of…
The Fortune Mining and Smelting Co. home office is in Spokane. Last year the company spent between $15,000 and $20,000 with local merchants. Additional data on claims and buildings is given.
Wright Bros. and Miller saw mill has been expanded to handle 30,000 feet per day.
Indian name for Cle Elum is Tle-el-lum, meaning swift water. First settlement by Thomas L. Gamble in 1883, then Walter J. Reed. Thomas Johnson's saw mill set up to produce lumber for Northern Pacific in 1886. Breakdown of businesses and number of…
The Roslyn and Cle Elum bottling works have been consolidated.
Special council decision to buy Oscar Cash's ranch across the river was held. On this land is a spring with a capacity of 450,000 gallons every 24 hours. Water will be for the city water system.