Old news: Winesap — A town that is no more

SNOW BUDDIES: Ralph, Wanda and Paul Eslinger in the snow at the Harris Orchard in Winesap in January 1956. The property, between the railroad and the river, is now under water in the Rocky Reach Dam pool.

♦ The Columbia Ice & Cold Storage Co., recognizing the need in the Wenatchee Valley for cold storage facilities for its apples, is planning to add another unit to its present plant. The plant, when finished, will have room for 300 cars of apples for cold storage and 50 cars for dry storage. It will be 100 feet square and have four stories and a full basement. In addition, there will be special rooms for the storage of butter, eggs and cheese. The plant will represent an investment of over $50,000. Benjamin Cedargreen, one of the owners, said that the step of increasing the capacity was only taken after a careful study of the needs of apple marketing and that they believed the plant would fill a long-desired need. Work on the addition will begin this month.

♦ Congressman C.C. Dill of the 5th District is back from a two-month stay in Washington, D.C., and will speak at the local YMCA later this week.

A.J. Dear has been fitted with a Daily World 60th anniversary jacket. Now retired, Dear joined the Daily World staff as a full-time engraver when the first World building was built in 1910 at 23 S. Mission St.

Archie Rolfs, partner and manager of H.R. Spinner Co., has been named a commissioner of the Port of Chelan County, succeeding the late Wilbur Elder.

♦ Vying for the title of Princess Sunnyslope are Joan DeWitz, Carol Faris, DeAnne Filbeck, Susan Hanson, Sandra Hickman, Lauree Keating, Barbara Lamb, Pat Manson, Stella Roberts, Jeri Sampson, Darcy Thorn, Chris Uecker, Carolyn Woods and Sharon Wortz.

Dr. Cici Bean Asplund has joined the Family Medicine Clinic in East Wenatchee. She is a native of Wenatchee, who graduated from Wenatchee High School in 1973 and the University of Washington Medical School in 1981. She has been a family practitioner in North Seattle since 1984 and her practice includes obstetrics.

Jessica Moreman was crowned queen of the Manson Apple Blossom Festival during pageant ceremonies Saturday night.

 

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