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HONOR CITIZEN: G. Harry Whiteman, left, and Fred Crollard read the scroll that proclaims Whiteman as Pioneer Honor Citizen of the Year in 1962. It was the 17th time Wenatchee citizens had gathered to honor one of their own.

100 years ago — 1919

E.L. Howland of Everett and Martha Buegler of Wenatchee were issued a marriage license this morning at the auditor’s office.

The Chelan County Nurses Association will meet Monday evening at the home of Mrs. J.M. Chambers in the Griggs block.

Dr. D.W. King left yesterday for Rochester, Minn.

H.C. Blankenship and F.A. Varo of the U.S. Forest Service in Leavenworth are guests at the Wenatchee Hotel.

J.H. Geyer has purchased the house formerly located on the lot next to the Buick garage and has moved it to a lot in the 100 block of South Mission Street.

50 years ago — 1969

Three new officers were named this week for the Relief Society of the Wenatchee Second Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Mrs. Darrel Peck is the new president. Named educational counselor is Mrs. Freeman Hoffman. Mrs. Ray Robertson is work director counselor. The Relief Society was organized in 1842 and is said to be the oldest women’s organization in the U.S.

Mrs. A.D. Knowles and Chellis Myers were recently installed worthy matron and patron of Astral Chapter No. 75, Order of the Eastern Star.

Officers were elected during a quarterly meeting of Rose Miller Guild. The guild is composed of volunteer workers at Deaconess Hospital. Lillian Kuchenreuther was elected president; Elma Ross, secretary; and Opal Finkbeiner, treasurer. Other members at the meeting included Lee Hallauer, Diane Hall, Viola Thom, Edith Johnson, Thelma Kraft, Hazel Curl, Cora Parkhill, Belle McKay, Frances Speed, Margaret Ekins, Doris Bolinger and Edna Gills.

25 years ago — 1994

Local actress Sherry Schreck will present her one-woman show, ‘‘The Last Flapper,’’ later this month at the John Horan House restaurant.The production, directed by Eastmont High School drama student Shelly Baker, will run May 26-29. Schreck is an Eastmont High School drama instructor.