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From the July 31, 1941, issue of The Vidette: "These three Montesano girls, who are taking training at St. Peter's hospital, Olympia, to become nurses, recently were promoted to the junior class with high scholastic honors. They are Margaret Willis, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Willis of Melbourne; Thelma Carlstad, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Carlstad, and Betty Lee Edwards, daughter of Mrs. Marion Edwards. The photograph was taken by Otto Bower."

Pages of the Past, July 28

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July 24, 1891

Several of Montesano’s juveniles have been attacked by the rope walking craze, and have stretched a rope between some posts; the rope is about seven feet...

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Pages of the Past, June 30

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June 26, 1891

Cloquallum Bridge Goes Down

Several days ago the wagon bridge over Cloquallum creek partially gave way, the abutments falling in — letting the bridge...

Pages of the Past, June 23

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June 19, 1891

Some Strawberries

Did you say strawberries! You should have seen the ones W. H. Carter brought to this office Monday. There was a four quart pail full...

Pages of the Past, June 16

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June 12, 1891

Street commissioner Landon has been putting gravel on Spruce street and leveling that thoroughfare up, this week. He has also put the sidewalk, on the east...

Pages of the Past, June 9

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June 5, 1891

Ninemire & Morgan have had a wild steer running in the Medcalf pasture for some time; last week it chased Clyde Shamely, making him abandon his horse and...

Pages of the Past, June 2

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May 29, 1891

Walter Turner, who has been confined in the county jail awaiting the verdict of the coroners jury in the case of the killing of Clinton Kinkle, was released...

Pages of the Past, May 26

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May 22, 1891

Almost a Fire.

A blaze was discovered Tuesday afternoon, coming through the roof of the building on lower Main street occupied by Sing Sam Lee’s...

Pages of the Past, May 19

May 19, 2016 1:30am

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May 15, 1891

Patents were issued on Tuesday, from the patent office, to Mr. E. Riley, of Montesano, on a razor strap and driving calk. Mr. Riley is quite an inventive...

Pages of the Past, May 12

May 12, 2016 10:30am

125 years ago

May 8, 1891

An Unfortunate Accident

Last Friday, while engaged in cutting wood for J.N. Porter, on the Wynooche, John Glenn, a young man well known in this...

Pages of the Past, April 28

May 05, 2016 10:20am

125 years ago

April 24, 1891

Rabbeson, the electrician, says to tell the people to get their lamps ready as he will close down the electric light for tonight. He wishes to line up the...

Pages of the Past, May 5

May 05, 2016 10:30am

125 years ago

May 1, 1891

Contractor Shamley has quite a force of men at work on the new Fenner block on Pioneer Street, and the building will be pushed to completion at once. It is...

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