he crates Poland-China hogs arrived here this week by Northern Pacific express, consigned to E. A. Whitney. Judging from the remarks and comments of bystanders thy were fine specimens of the breed.
Turkeys are said to be very scarce this year. Nevertheless Yelm was treated to an old fashioned shooting match today the prizes being [...]
Archive for September, 2010
The Christmas tree last Wednesday was enjoyed by the little folks. The children did well in their recitations and especial mention should be made of Miss Mary Case.
J. A. McKenzie and family were guests at a Christmas dinner given by J. C. Conine and family.
Lars Christian Christiansen, a young man about 20, the son of Hans Christiansen, a recentl yarrived Dane was drowned Friday morning in the Deschutes river about six miles above Yelm. He was trying to cross the swollen [...]
The McKenna Lumber Company closed its camps last week for the holidays.
The F & W shngle mill, owned by Charles Falkner and E. E. Whitlatch, and several thousand shingles were totally destroyed by fire early Wednesday morning of last week,only the dry kiln being saved. The damage amounted to about $2,500 with $1,000 insurance. [...]
The school gave a Christmas tree and program in the auditorium Wednesday evening, the exercises being attended by nearly everybody in the vicinity.
The ladies of McKenna realized a great sum from the bazaar they recently held for he benefit of the domestic science class.
The recnt cold weather brought about an inch of snow in the vicinity the temperature oing diwn as low as 13 above.
The Good Roads Association of this district, at a meeting last Saturday chose Lee Conine, Chauncey Grover, and A. B. Smith as candidates for riad supervisor in the district.
A Mancke was chosen leader, [...]
The entertainment given recentl by the pupils of the Forest School at McKenna and witnessed by quite a few people from this town [Yelm] was a big success, netting the school $18.50 to be applied on the purchase of a piano and given the attendants a most pleasant evening.
The little son of Mr. & Mrs. C. J. Hughes has been very ill with pneumonia.
J. C. Conine & F. J. Osborne have returne from Los Angeles where they spent the winter.
W. E. McNett has gone int0 the logging business with A. B. Hughes of Centralia and wil begin work soon on a tract [...]