January 2, 1911
D. R. Hughes, the postmaster at Yelm, drove over to Olympia in his automobile the fore part of this week, on business.
W.J. Lowry, who handled the successful ball given recently by the telegraphers at Yelm, will manage a big dance to be given in Waddel’s hall, Rainier, on the evening of January 31. Smyser’s orchestra of Tacoma will furnish the music and residents of the neighborhood for several miles around are looking forward to a great time.
The following items are taken from the Yelm Times: Work has commenced Wednesday of last week on the garage of Morris & Reichel, and it will be the first building in Yelm to be constructed of corrugated iron. It will be 24×25 feet and will furnish room for from 12 to 15 average sized cars, besides office and show room.
Miss Lola Graybeal, who has been night operator at the Yelm station for some time, suffered a complete nervous breakdown recently and has gone to the hospital at Tacoma for rest and recuperation
Yelm creek has been filled with salmon, the high water having enabled them to pass the falls in the woods and get up on the prairie end of the stream.