80 Years Ago
Growers in the Grandridge area started picking Royal Ann cherries on Monday, bringing the top price of seven cents a pound, more than Anns have brought for several years. Due to the wind and rain damage, the crop has been reduced considerably.
Fred Olmstead has been named head of the general committee for this year's Harvest Festival, set for September 10-11. Others on his committee are Frank Ames, R. W. Duncan and Earle Tinius. Howard Jackson is in charge of the team pull, and Tullius J. Brown the parade.
The local All-Stars softball team won out 10 to 4 over Prosser last Friday after tieing the count in the eighth and going on a 6 run spree in the ninth. The local line-up was: Ware, c; Munson, 1b; Solberg, 2b; D. Olmstead, 3b; Killian and Lindh, ss; Horner, p; Sailor, lf; Getzendaner, cf, and C. Inman, rf.
Mayor A. M. Garrison has named H. F. Ehmer as town clerk to succeed C. M. Dyer, who recently submitted his resignation.