100 years ago — 1912
• Flora Gale hosted a card party yesterday afternoon at her home on D Street. Guests included Mrs. J.T. Brown, Mrs. W.T. Clark, Mrs. A.T. Kaupp, Mrs. Charles Wildberger, Mrs. H.C. Littlefield, Mrs. M.A. Sorley, Mrs. Bruce Griggs, Mrs. Etta Griggs, Mrs. L. Crollard, Mrs. John Culp, Mrs. George R. Fisher, Mrs. F.F. Farnsworth, Mrs. S.E. Cushing, Mrs. C.E. Morse, Mrs. M.E. Henry, Mrs. Jacob Miller and Mrs. C.A. Morrison.
50 years ago — 1962
• Lea Brown was named president of the Appleatchee Riders Club this week. Other officers are Merrill Rose, vice president; Margaret Koch, secretary; and Bernice Metcalf, treasurer.
• Mrs. P.J. Van Well has been elected president of the women’s nine-hole division of the Wenatchee Golf and Country Club for the coming year. Other officers are Mrs. L.J. Fraley, vice president; Mrs. S. J. Dauenhauer, secretary; and Mrs. Robert Graham, treasurer.
• Mrs. Richard Greenside is president of the Douglas County Women’s Republican Club.
• The annual Deaconess Hospital student nurses harvest dinner will be held Friday. Shown making preparations for the event are Renella Taylor, Lillian Wilson, Anita Ogee and Roberta Johnson.
25 years ago — 1987
• Three North Central Washington residents have been chosen to participate in the two-year program of the Washington Agriculture & Forestry Education Foundation. They are Vicky Scharlau of Wenatchee, director of Food Communications for the Washington Apple Commission; Ken Brunner of Chelan, an agricultural equipment dealer; and Mary Hunt of Coulee City, a farm owner.
• Floyd and Elinor Wentz, the original owners of Columbia Lanes in Wenatchee and Eastmont Lanes in East Wenatchee, have resumed control of the two bowling centers. The couple opened Columbia Lanes in 1954 and Eastmont Lanes in 1975. They ran the facilities until four years ago when they leased the centers to another operator. The couple has since taken back the two businesses and hired a new manager to oversee marketing and personnel.
• Jack Bowes was installed master councilor of Wenatchee Chapter Order of DeMolay during recent ceremonies.