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Sep 12, 2014 12:12pm

120 Years Ago

Sept. 14, 1894

George Pullen met with a narrow escape on Tuesday, while hauling gravel for Jesse Gilkey, to repair the road east of town. He was driving along the road...

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Aug 14, 2014 2:46pm

120 Years Ago

Aug. 17, 1894

Word was received Wednesday by Thos. Armstrong, that Herman Richau, who was sent to the asylum for the insane at Steilacoom, on the 20th of last month, had...

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Aug 07, 2014 10:30am

120 Years Ago

Aug. 10, 1894

We made a tour inspection of the improvement work being done on the Wynooche River to protect the wagon bridge a few days ago.

The work is...

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Jul 31, 2014 10:30am

120 Years Ago

Aug. 3, 1894

A very destructive forest fire is raging about a mile and a half east of Porter; it has destroyed considerable shingle timber and threatens to destroy Butler...

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Jul 30, 2014 1:12pm

120 Years Ago

July 27, 1894

According to the annual report of County Superintendent Hutcheson, for the year ending June 30, the number of children of school age in the county is 3,210...

This picnic from 1893 was held at a place called “Little Rock” featuring the Medcalf, Schofield, Byles and Jennings families, among others.

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Jul 17, 2014 10:30am

120 Years Ago

July 20, 1894

The Satsop Mercantile and Creamery sent overland, by wagon, 7,000 pounds of butter and cheese to Olympia for the Sound markets Monday. It required three...

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Jul 10, 2014 10:30am

120 Years Ago

July 13, 1894

The game of ball advertised for Wednesday afternoon, between Montesano and the Stanford University team, the amateur champions of the Pacific coast, did not...

‘Giant’ and ‘Mite’ both lived in McCleary 75 years ago

Jul 09, 2014 2:49pm

The following article was originally printed June 29, 1939 in The Vidette, citing a recent issue of the Tacoma Times.

What appears to be the most phenomenal occurrence of its kind in the...

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Jul 09, 2014 2:50pm

120 Years Ago

July 6, 1894

The Fourth of July was about as quiet a day as Montesano ever experienced. With celebrations in nearly every other town in the county, but very few people...

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Jun 26, 2014 4:37pm

120 Years Ago

June 29, 1894

The fine farm of George Geissler, a short distance west of town, has been purchased by Ninemire & Morgan, the consideration being $11,000. The farm...

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Jun 19, 2014 10:30am

120 Years Ago

June 15, 1894

It is expected that a great game of ball will take place here some time next week, between the Stanford University nine and the Montesanos. The Stanfords...

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