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Pages of the Past, May 21

May 21, 2015 9:39am

120 Years Ago

May 24, 1895

At the Grays Harbor Commercial Company’s mill last Saturday evening, J.S. Bigelow ran through an edger 35,000 feet of inch boards, in one hour and forty-five...

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Pages of the Past, April 23

Apr 23, 2015 11:00am

120 Years Ago

April 26, 1895

The Union Iron Works are building thirty gold King amalgamators for the Midas Gold Savings Machinery Company. Recently eleven tons of beach sand from Grays...

Pages of the Past, April 16

Apr 17, 2015 11:36am

120 Years Ago

April 19, 1895

A jury term of the superior court will be held in this county the second Monday in May. There are several criminal cases to come up, which makes it...

Pages of the Past, April 9

Apr 09, 2015 9:45am

120 Years Ago

April 12, 1895

The Recorder states that the owners of the Josie Burrows have purchased the steamer Montesano, which they expect to put on the Aberdeen-Oyehut route. The...

Pages of the Past, April 2

Apr 02, 2015 10:30am

120 Years Ago

April 5, 1895

The annual gold boom has struck the Copalis beach. Ten tons of sand were shipped to San Francisco recently, and if that amount of sand turns out as much...

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Mar 26, 2015 10:30am

120 Years Ago

March 29, 1895

W.F. Bower has disposed of his drug business to parties on the sound, who will take charge at once. It will hereafter be conducted under the name Montesano...

Pages of the past, March 19

Mar 19, 2015 10:30am

120 Years Ago

March 21, 1895

About twenty volumes are reported missing from the public library. Parties having these books are requested to return them at once in order that they all...

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Mar 13, 2015 2:07pm

120 Years Ago

March 15, 1895

Eight gentlemen from the east passed through town Monday night en route to the Quinault country looking up locations for an eastern colony. One of the men...

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Mar 05, 2015 12:45pm

120 Years Ago

March 8, 1895

For the benefit of the boys who are fairly itching to go fishing, we will say that a bill is pending in the legislature to repeal the portion of the fish...

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Feb 26, 2015 11:50am

120 Years Ago

March 1, 1895

The latest Northern Pacific time card is a model of inconvenience, and looks very much as if the accommodation of the people was not taken into...

Pages of the Past: Feb. 19, 2015

Feb 19, 2015 11:25am

120 Years Ago

Feb. 22, 1895

The protection work for the Wynooche bridge has been completed, and it is believed that unless some unforeseen disaster appears, the bridge will now stand...