100 years ago — 1913
Mrs. C.M. Frances at her ranch home on Washington Street hosted the ladies of the arts and crafts department of the Women’s Club yesterday. The ladies spent the afternoon with needlework and refreshments were served. Guests include Mrs. F.D. Martin, Mrs. D. Gray, Mrs. N.A. Heath, Mrs. C.M. Wetherald, Mrs. E.H. Pfaff, Mrs. Charles Lolde, Mrs. J.E. Drury and Dorothy Smith.
Members of the D.A.Y. Circle were entertained yesterday afternoon and evening at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Corns on G Street. The hosts were assisted by Mrs. Glen Shaw and Mrs. Elliott Smith. Among those present were Mrs. Walter Stockwell, Mrs. Frank Pellen, Mrs. Sam Holcomb, Mrs. C.E. Wood, Margaret King, Gusta McClure, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Lynch, O.P. Barrows and Mrs. Ed Reeser.
50 years ago — 1963
Two area youth are attending the 11th World Scouting Jamboree in Greece. They are Ron Adolphi, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Adolphi of Wenatchee, and Jim Clark, son of Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Clark of Chelan.
Two women from Wenatchee recently graduated from Tacoma General Hospital School of Nursing. They are Patricia Larsen and Diane Barry.
Sam R. Sumner Sr., longtime Wenatchee attorney, will be the honored guest at the Chelan County Old Settlers’ Association annual picnic Sunday in Leavenworth. Helping with arrangements for the event are Hank Peppmoeler of Leavenworth, Stillman Miller of Cashmere, Buster Herrmann of Lake Wenatchee, Gerald Stage of Peshastin, Ed Hertzog of East Wenatchee and Bill Crowe of Lake Wenatchee.
25 years ago — 1988
Attorney Garfield F. Jeffers, president of Jeffers, Danielson, Sonn and Aylward in Wenatchee, is one of eight new members on the 21-member board of The Commerce Bank of Washington in Seattle. The bank opened in July with a focus on serving northwest businesses.
Harold “Abby” Abshier and his wife Lorene have reopened Abby’s Rainbow at 849 Valley Mall Parkway in East Wenatchee. The business specializes in the sales of Rainbow vacuums.