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Thursday, January 2, 1908

Ellensburg, Kittitas County, Washington

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   Mr. and Mrs. A. S. RANDALL left this afternoon for Roslyn, where they will spend the balance of the week.
   Daniel COBLE has purchased a rolling chair for his wife.  The chair will enable her to move about the house with her own means.
   Rudolph FEIN entertained a number of his brother Owls at his home last evening.  His sister, Anna, presided over the punch bowl, and
helped entertain her brother's young friends until a late hour. It was a very enjoyable affair. John SATTERWHITE, Sr., who has been in the express business in this city for several years, sold his business to Roy KELLOGG today. Miss Edtyhe SANDERS, who has been visiting in Prosser with friends for a couple of days, returned to this city last night. Mrs. John SCHANG, who has been visiting her husband for a couple of days, left for her home in Tacoma this afternoon. R. B. WILSON left this afternoon for Seattle on a business trip. Ray CAVANAUGH is calling on local merchants today in the interest of his Sound firm. Dr. William DICKEY returned today from a business and pleasure trip to Sound cities. John SHELDON and wife returned today from their honeymoon trip on the Sound. C. G. CURTIS of this city returned today from a trip to Sound cities. The funeral of Robert CREELMAN whose remains are at the Big Store parlors awaiting the arrival of his son from Priest Rapids, will take
place Friday afternoon at 1:30 p.m. from the Presbyterian church. Rev. HITCHCOCK will officiate. Friends of the family are invited to
attend. Miss SANDERS entertained about twelve of her friends Tuesday evening in honor of Miss Maude CURRY of Tacoma, who is visiting in this city. E. R. BUTLER left this morning for Walla Walla to spend a few days with friends. Mrs. Frank BRYANT and children of Cle Elum are visiting the family of County Auditor E. J. MATHEWS for a couple of days. Mrs. A. C. SPALDING entertained a number of her lady friends at a New Years card party yesterday afternoon. William KIRBY and wife have moved to Cle Elum, where Mr. KIRBY has purchased a barber shop. A. G. ANDERSON, a prominent groceryman of Easton, is in Ellensburg today attending to matters of business. Mr. ANDERSON is not enjoying
the best of health this winter and is compelled to get away from business more frequently than he would like. The friends of Rev. B. W. BASS, who so ably supplied the pulpit at the First Christian church last summer will rejoice to know that he is
now pastor of the Christian church at Roseburg, Oregon... Mrs. J. C. BENCH and Mrs. Clyde GERMAN entertained yesterday at the home of Mrs. BENCH in honor of their brother, Thomas GERMAN, of
Spokane. A large GERMAN representation was present including R. S. GERMAN, of Walla Walla, and the deputy sheriff, Ellensburg. Mr. GERMAN
while here visiting the past week has been looking over Kittitas valley real estate relative to future investments.


A family reunion was held in this city yesterday at the home of M. BARTHOLET, at which relatives living in this city and other parts of
the state renewed acquaintances and exchanged New Years greetings. Those present outside of the BARTHOLET family were C. WORTH and family,
W. R. WHITE and wife of Spokane, J. B. CATRON and family of Walla Walla; Alfred SHANNO and family, Clarence SHANNO and family, and
Hendry LIVINGSTON, a friend. The day was spent in chatting and a general good time. A family dinner was served.


The cities of the state have been enjoying a great increase in population and building during the past seven years. Ellensburg is among
the cities making a big gain. She began the year 1901 with only 1,737 and closed the year of 1907 with 5,200, an increase of 3,463, or a
gain of 200 per cent in the seven years...


The year just closed has been a prosperous one for the people of Kittitas in crops, building and trade. In municipal improvements the
city has witnessed the improvement of Anderson and Eighth streets, the laying of a sewerage system, and the beginning of the improvement of
Seventh and Sprague streets. To this is to be added the installation of fire hydrants at important points. In the warehouse district the
building of several large buildings and the erection of the new round house are important steps. The building of the new Normal training
school and the erection of several substantial residences have added to the beauty of the community...


Big Store Company - Undertakers, Embalmers and Funeral Directions. Rubber Tired Hearse in connection. No charge for use of chapel.
Licensed Embalmer in charge. Calls answered promptly at any hour of the day or night. Day phone, Main 62. Night Phone, Black 123. Clearing House and Local Bank Certificates are as good as gold to us. We will accept them for merchandise or on accounts. M. BARTHOLET
& Co., Quick Service Grocers. The sanitary plumber is very necessary. If the health of your family is suffering, have your plumbing overhauled and improved. Open
plumbing put in, that is based on sanitary, scientific principles. We are acknowleged masters of this trade, and will do anything in the
line of plumbing, gas and steam fitting and general jobbing at reasonable prices. G. W. HORNBECK & Son. Hotel Washington, Furnished Rooms. Newly Furnished Throughout. Mrs. S. E. LANYON, Proprietor. M. E. FLYNN, Real Estate Broker, Corner 3rd and Pearl Sts. Freight Handling a specialty. Piano and household moving to any part of the city. Carter Transfer Company. W. D. CARTER, Prop., Phone
Red 124, Ellensburg, Wa. B. T. LARSEN, Veterinary Surgeon. Office at Palmer's Livery Barn. Phone Main 17. Residence Phone, Black 493. E. Z. KREIDEL, D. D. S., Dentist, Olympia Block. W. W. BONNEY, Attorney at Law. Notary Public, Real Estate, Collection Agency. Office at reading room, Ellensburg, Wn. Also Justice of
the Peace of South Ellensburg.

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