Old news | The Mooney Building in 1906

MULTI-PURPOSE BUILDING: This photo was taken soon after the Mooney building was erected in 1906 on North Wenatchee Avenue, between Palouse and First Streets. It housed the Wenatchee Furniture Co. A physician, D.W. King, and the Western Conservatory of Music also had offices on the upper floor.

Emma D. Leavers of Wenatchee and G.A. Ely of Tacoma were married yesterday.

♦ Harry D. Foster has resigned as chief of the Wenatchee Fire Department and Mayor Gray today appointed night marshal William Beisell to replace him. Harry Hamilton will be the new night policeman.

♦ The Daily World now has an average daily circulation of 5,806.

♦ The Ellensburg-Wenatchee stage line will resume operation between Ellensburg and Wenatchee beginning April 9.

♦ A major step toward extending navigation on the Columbia River to the Wenatchee area has been made. The proposed $106 million project has been approved by the North Pacific Division of the Army Corps of Engineers.

♦ The Seattle Symphony will perform before 4,000 students from Chelan and Douglas counties in two concerts at Pioneer Junior High School. The concerts are sponsored under Title III of the National Elementary and Secondary Education Act.

♦ The crisis is over at Grand Coulee Dam. Laborers, drillers and powdermen returned to work this morning where a steel cofferdam must be constructed during the draw-down of Lake Roosevelt, or the Third Powerhouse construction would be delayed a year.

♦ The Appleaires women’s choral group celebrated its 15th anniversary with a concert Saturday night. With the theme “Musical Movie Moments,” the group sang such hits as “Second Hand Rose” from “Funny Girl,” “Unchained Melody” from “Ghost,” and the title song from “Singing in the Rain.”

♦ Pat Terry and Norma Bakeman of Wenatchee Golf & Country Club were both division winners during the Central Washington PGA Pro Ladies tournament Monday in Pasco. Terry topped the women’s first division low gross with a 76. Bakeman led the women’s first division low net with a 65.

♦ Wenatchee Natural Foods will move this month from Palouse Street to the old Jerry’s Auto Supply building, 222 N. Wenatchee Ave., co-owner Delmon Meier said. The store has been at 107 Palouse St. for 18 years. Jerry’s Auto Supply moved out in December after enlarging its store at 604 S. Wenatchee Ave.