100 years ago — 1912
• A change in the Elman Cafe was made yesterday when proprietor E.L. Mann sold the popular eating house to J. Straus, an experienced caterer of Chicago.
• Members of the Kensington Club were hosted yesterday afternoon at the home of Mrs. W.R. Prowell.
• Mr. and Mrs. George Seaman of Monitor are hosting a dinner party tonight.
• The Current Topics Club will meet Tuesday evening at the home of Lela Bigelow.
50 years ago — 1962
• Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Crane of East Wenatchee have been picked as the conservation farm family of the year in their district. They will be honored during a meeting this week of the Eastmont Junior Chamber of Commerce. The Cranes were honored in the East Wenatchee Soil Conservation District for conservation practices carried out on their 40-acre orchard on Eastmont Avenue.
• Eastmont High School debaters Dean Brett and Richard Rolfs placed fourth in varsity competition at the Western Washington State College high school forensic tournament in Bellingham Friday and Saturday.
• Mrs. Hester Jackson is president of the newly organized Busy Fingers Sewing Club, formerly known as the DUV Sewing Club. Other officers are Alva Viles, vice president; Mrs. John Leonard, recording secretary; and Mrs. Gladys Cumbo, treasurer.
25 years ago — 1987
• Three physicians have joined the Wenatchee Valley Clinic staff. Dr. David A. Brook has joined the emergency medicine staff, Dr. Richard W. Felt is a pulmonary specialist and Dr. Robert P. Wills is an orthopedic surgeon.
• Shane Johnson, a senior at Eastmont High School, has been chosen youth of the month for November by the Exchange Club of Wenatchee. He is the son of Steve and Jacque Johnson of East Wenatchee.
• The Wenatchee High School Apple-Ettes drill team took first prize for the second consecutive year at the Seattle SuperSonics Dance-Drill Competition Saturday at the Seattle Coliseum. The Apple-Ettes competed against 30 other teams in the state and, as one of the two top teams, performed during halftime at the Sonics’ game. Team Captain Heather Smith and Bonnie Blakeney choreographed the winning routine.
• The name of Jay Eller, a former Wenatchee Valley College instructor, has been suggested as a possible name for the college’s new vocational science building.