100 years ago — 1912
• R. Seidler has let the contract for $16,200 worth of machinery for an ice plant to be built early in the spring for operation before May 1. A building of reinforced concrete will cost $10,000 and ground worth $15,000 has been secured near North Wenatchee Avenue. The total cost of the plant will be about $45,000.
• George C. Blakely has purchased Bixler Studio, 201 First Street North, and is currently making renovations with plans to open a first-class photo business. Blakely comes from Corvallis, Ore., where he was official photographer for Oregon Agricultural College.
50 years ago — 1962
• Dallam Furniture Co. is having a 27th anniversary sale this week. The store is at 19 N. Mission St.
• Piano students of Dorothy Scott presented a series of musicales earlier this month. Participating were Joan Barash, Kris Weythman, Ann Arneil, Mark Scott, Don Kirby, Maisie Van Doren, Helen Pilz, Nancy Wozniak, Paul Scott, Susan Henkel, Steven Featherkile, Susan Featherkile, Cathy Gagnon, Laura Pierson, Bonnie Betts, Matt Cadman, Teri Zook, Bonnie Bulmer, Anna Bulmer, Louise Peterson, Shirley Peterson, Thelma Waddle, Maribeth Doell, Lova Jo Delabarre, Eileen Volkmann, Sandra Mallatt and Marsha Mallatt.
• Dewey Crimmins was elected master of West Wenatchee Grange Friday.
25 years ago — 1987
• Bart Tilly of Wenatchee, a junior at Pacific Lutheran University, is attending The American University this fall. He is one of 400 students participating in the Washington, D.C., school’s semester program. He is the son of Earl and Barbara Tilly of Wenatchee.
• Dan Tuttle was re-elected master of Cashmere Grange during recent ceremonies. Other officers include Bill Miller, overseer; Scott McManus, lecturer; Velma Wilken, chaplain; Keith James, steward; Jessamyn Tuttle, gatekeeper; Barbara Tuttle, secretary; and Martha Grant, treasurer.
• New officers for the women’s nine-hole division of the Wenatchee Golf and Country Club have been named. They are Vonnie Allen, president; Edith Breckenridge, vice president; Cristina Buak, secretary; and Eleanor Forbes, treasurer.
• Daniel B. Johnston of Wenatchee recently received his doctor of chiropractic degree from Sherman College of Straight Chiropractic in Spartanburg, S.C.