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Pages of the Past, June 25

Jun 25, 2015 10:30am

120 Years Ago

June 28, 1895

The warm weather brings out the small boys with their swimming rigs, and some of the larger ones. At times the river literally swarms with them. They...

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Pages of the Past, May 28

May 28, 2015 10:30am

120 Years Ago

May 31, 1895

On Tuesday at about 10 o’clock, fire was discovered in a small house on the outskirts of town. The alarm was immediately given, but the distance was so great...

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...

Pages of the Past, May 14

May 15, 2015 11:06am

120 Years Ago

May 17, 1895

Two escaped prisoners, McDonald and Bodwell, were recaptured last Friday morning between Westport and North Cove and were returned to the county jail the...

Pages of the Past, May 7

May 07, 2015 8:00am

120 Years Ago

May 10, 1895

Notwithstanding a diligent search has been made for the two prisoners who escaped last Thursday and they have yet to be apprehended. They were seen Monday...

Pages of the Past, April 30

Apr 30, 2015 11:46am

120 Years Ago

May 3, 1895

The following is a verbatim copy of a notice which was placed in the post office last week by a party or parties unknown:


“The skeleton of...

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...

Pages of the Past

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...