From the archives of The Wenatchee World
115 years in the past — 1906
J.C. Davis, postmaster in Leavenworth, visited Wenatchee yesterday.
A full carload of fruit bushes, valued at $1,800, has arrived in Wenatchee for supply to L.W. Smith.
Frank Osborne left Wednesday on a enterprise journey to Ephrata.
H.E. Dunham of Oroville handed by means of Wenatchee yesterday on his approach to Seattle. Dunham is likely one of the principal house owners of Prize Mine close to Oroville.
David R. McGinnis of Seattle is within the space to help his brother, J.R. McGinnis of Waterville, with plans to set 400 acres of apple and walnut bushes close to Orondo.
L.W. Sensible and A. Pratton purchased 160 acres of land close to Malaga.
A contract was finalized final week between Wenatchee Coal Mining and Energy Co. of Wenatchee and C.W. Brainard of Seattle to start out a prospecting drill on land three miles south of city.
Reclamation service engineers have accomplished plans and specs for irrigating 10,000 acres of land between Alma and Riverside in Okanogan County. H.C. Richardson, president of the Okanogan Water Customers Affiliation, has been consulting on the venture.
H.M. Simmons of Malaga has bought from D. Treadwell of Cashmere 10 acres of fruit land for $3,000.
Mrs. J.A. Scaman drove from Cashmere to Wenatchee this morning.
65 years in the past — 1956
Institution of a Washington State Recreation Division workplace right here was urged this week by administrators of the Wenatchee Chamber of Commerce. The Wenatchee Sportsmen’s Affiliation adopted the same decision final week.
Keith Haskins and Don Gibbs left Friday morning for Denver, Colo., to attend a nationwide conference of elementary faculty principals.
Haskins, principal of Lincoln and Stevens faculties, was chosen to symbolize Wenatchee faculties.
Gibbs, principal of Grant, is representing East Wenatchee faculties.
Allan L. Inexperienced is the brand new president of the Ginkgo Mineral Society. Different officers are Marie Magnuson, vice chairman; Mabel Miller, secretary; and Mildred Newman, treasurer.
The Wenatchee College District lately acquired the Apple Bowl from the town of Wenatchee.
Dr. Ernest Movius has been elected chairman of the Larger Wenatchee Council of the Washington Youngsters’s Dwelling Society.
Former Wenatchee resident Bernice (McCormick) Mangold will make her operatic debut within the lead position of Mimi within the Seattle Civic Opera manufacturing of Puccini’s “La Boheme” March 23-24. The opera is being offered in English for the primary time in Seattle.
Peshastin Lumber and Field Firm’s Malaga department mill resumed operation this month after being closed since mid-December. About 26 males are employed there.
Grant County PUD officers Monday awarded a contract for the development of Priest Rapids Dam.
40 years in the past — 1981
Jeff Prather was named most inspirational participant of the 1980-81 Wenatchee Excessive College basketball workforce.
Spokane Neighborhood School, with a significant contribution from Wenatchee’s Lisa Bollinger, captured its second consecutive Nationwide JC girls’s gymnastic championship over the weekend.
Jack Rogers, former mayor of Wenatchee and a longtime civic chief, died March 11. He was 93. A resident of the Wenatchee Valley since 1916, he served as mayor from 1940 to 1946.
Tomorrow the price of mailing a first-class letter will climb to 18 cents, 3 times what it price a decade in the past.
The state Board of Geographic Names has acquired a petition to call the canyon by which Colockum Creek flows “Clint’s Canyon,” after pioneer ferry operator Clinton Motteler. The suggestion was submitted by Lee Motteler of Honolulu, Hawaii.
President Reagan has proposed a $2 million reduce within the fiscal 12 months 1982 funds for the Oroville-Tonasket Irrigation District rehabilitation venture. Reagan has requested that the proposed $13.3 million funds be lowered to $11.3 million, mentioned Stephen Wade, Water and Energy Assets Service regional public affairs officer. Reagan has additionally proposed a $2.5 million reduce from a $12.8 million building account for Chief Joseph Dam. That’s anticipated to have an effect on work deliberate for Bridgeport State Park in addition to work on the dam’s upkeep and administration buildings.
Marcia Van Doren has been re-elected to a second time period as president of Gallery ’76, the general public artwork gallery at Wenatchee Valley School.
The Wenatchee Department of the American Affiliation of College Girls celebrated the one centesimal anniversary of the founding of the nationwide group at a birthday luncheon March 7. Margie Jones is president of the native group.
Couch World Furnishings has opened for enterprise at 623 S. Wenatchee Ave. Roger McDonald is the proprietor.