100 years ago — 1913
The first step in liquidating the Wenatchee interests of the Ellis-Forde Co. and the retirement of George H. Ellis and James E. Forde from the mercantile field in Wenatchee will take place early next week. B.L. Gulley, manager of the shoe department of the store, will take possession of that department to manage it under the name Gulley Shoe Co.
Yesterday a deal was closed by which the ownership of the Cascade Garage in the Ellis building just north of the Daily World, passed from W.B. Paton to T.M. Gibbons of Cashmere. The name of the garage will be changed to the Ford Garage.
A marriage license was issued yesterday to Sylvester L. Mechlin of Chelan and Flossie G. Goss of Dayton, Pa.
50 years ago — 1963
Mrs. Louis Ogden of Wenatchee took part in a three-day meeting of Lutheran Church librarians in Tacoma this week. She is a member of the North Central Regional Library staff and of Grace Lutheran Church.
Wenatchee Christian Kindergarten students donned traditional caps and gowns Friday for their graduation exercises at the Armory. The black caps of construction paper with yarn tassels were made by Hazel Allison. The white robes were borrowed from the First Baptist Church junior choir. Each graduate received a certificate and a New Testament from their teacher, Mrs. Jean Wake. Members of the class are Leslie Ann Taylor, Patty Ann Allyn, Mark Ellis, Terry Rae Dormaier, Phillip Harrison, Rhea Jo Tucker, Chuck Rix, Laurie Schafer, Cindy Wake, Brian Reid, Lori Jo Motsenbocker, Susan Poe, Susan Anderson, Brian Tate, Shelley Morton, Mark Syria and James Barksdale.
25 years ago — 1988
The team of Bill and Kevin Smith scored a one-point victory over the team of Mike Sugg and Rob Heinz in winning the Wenatchee Golf & Country Club’s member-guest invitational golf tournament Saturday.
Debbra House, a high school principal from Wyoming, has been named superintendent of the Manson School District.