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ItemYakima Daily Democrat -- Vol. 1 No. 21. -- October 20, 1904.(Medill, John David, 1904-10-20) Medill, John David; Medill, J. D. ItemThe Yakima Democrat -- VOL. 10 -- No. 1 -- September 20, 1902.(Medill, John David, 1902-09-20) Medill, John David"The 'Teddy' Norfolk. Here's the latest suit for the boy who knows what the latest wrinkle is and wants it--The 'Teddy' Norfolk. They are made of all wool Tweeds and Cassimeres. perfect fitting, silk stitched, garments that will strand the strain of rough usage. $5, $6, $7. Moore Clothing Company." ItemThe Yakima Democrat -- VOL. 10 -- No. 10 -- November 15, 1902.(Medill, John David, 1902-11-15) Medill, John David"Proposed Electric System. Prospect for the Early Building of the Yakima Valley Central Lines Very Encouraging. Hon. Edward Whitson has lately received advices from Josephs McNaught, now in New York, which makes the prospects of the proposed Yakima Central Railroad company look very bright. Mr. McNaught states that he has recently concluded negotiations with some of the head officials of the N. P. system, whereby that corporation agrees to convey to the electric company the 40 acres needed for terminal grounds in the south end of this town." ItemThe Yakima Democrat -- VOL. 10 -- No. 10 -- November 22, 1902.(Medill, John David, 1902-11-22) Medill, John David"For A Reservation Canal. Irrigation Inspector Code Here to Report on the Proposition. Mr. W. H. Code, who is irrigation inspector in the Indian service, is in the city and will remain here perhaps for two or three weeks. Mr. Code has come here at the instance of Interior department to examine into and make a report on the feasibility and estimated expense of constructing a canal through the reservation as recommended by Agent Lynch and W. H. Redman." ItemThe Yakima Democrat -- VOL. 10 -- No. 11 -- November 22, 1902.(Medill, John David, 1902-11-29) Medill, John David"Phones for the Farmers. At the meeting of the Fruit Growers' union last Saturday the matter of telephone connection for members received special attention. H. M. Gilbert addressed the meeting on the subject and urged the desirability of having a 'phone in the home of every member and gave numerous instances of the value of telephone connection to the farmer. Mr. Gilbert stated that the Sunnyside Co-operative Telephone company had now completed its line as far as Parker and was desirous of extending its service above Union Gap." ItemThe Yakima Democrat -- VOL. 10 -- No. 12 -- December 6, 1902.(Medill, John David, 1902-12-06) Medill, John David"North Yakima has now reached the stage in its rapid growth when in sadly needs and must have a higher institution of learning. Our High School is good so far as it goes, but as everybody recognizes, it does not go far enough. Is it right that we should think of nothing but the material advancement of the town and neglect the intellectual side, as we are now doing?" ItemThe Yakima Democrat -- VOL. 10 -- No. 13 -- December 13, 1902.(Medill, John David, 1902-12-13) Medill, John David"Carpenters Want More Pay. The carpenters of this city have demanded $3.50 for a nine hour day. It is probable the demand will be granted. A meeting of the Yakima Carpenters' union will be held this evening to further consider the matter. It is said the greater number of employees will willingly grant the demands of the journeymen. The men claim that owing to the rise in the price of all commodities of life and also rents, they are compelled to ask for more wages." ItemThe Yakima Democrat -- VOL. 10 -- No. 14 -- December 20, 1902.(Medill, John David, 1902-12-20) Medill, John David"To Build State Road. F. X. Nagler, the well known cigar manufacturer of this city, who represents the Gold Hill miners in the matter of building the proposed state road across the Cascade mountains, received recently a very interesting letter on that subject from Senator Stewart of Puyallup, Pierce county." ItemThe Yakima Democrat -- VOL. 10 -- No. 15 -- December 27, 1902.(Medill, John David, 1902-12-27) Medill, John David"Disastrous Winter of 1883. The Present Touch of Winter Puts Old Timers in a Reminiscent Mood. The snow fall of Tuesday put most of the old timers of this country into a reminiscent mood, but one of the things most conclusively proven was that their memories regarding dates were very deficient. Those who were hit the hardest were strong on detail but weak on chronology." ItemThe Yakima Democrat -- VOL. 10 -- No. 16 -- January 3, 1903.(Medill, John David, 1903-01-03) Medill, John David"Government to Investigate. A Drainage Expert to Examine into Irrigation in this Valley. Congressman Jones has written parties here to the effect that Secretary of Agriculture Wilson has informed him of his intention to send a drainage expert to the Yakima valley at an early day to examine fully into the question of drainage and outline a general plan for the disposal of seepage water, which is beginning to be a source of very serious annoyance, especially to the people of this city. The expert engineer assigned for this particular work is Mr. C. G. Elliott, who is said to rank high in his profession." ItemThe Yakima Democrat -- VOL. 10 -- No. 17 -- January 10, 1903.(Medill, John David, 1903-01-10) Medill, John David"Trouble Yet for Ten Days. Latest advices regarding the resumption of regular railway service indicates a delay of at least ten days more on the line between here and the Sound. Large sections of track were washed out along the Green river and cannot be reconstructed in a jiffy. Dozens of trains are sidetracked in the mountains. The men at the Ellensburg roundhouse have been laid off indefinitely." ItemThe Yakima Democrat -- VOL. 10 -- No. 18 -- January 17, 1903.(Medill, John David, 1903-01-17) Medill, John David"New Industry for Yakima. The Manufacture of Artificial Granite, Brick and Various Forms of Earthenware has Begun in this City--Will Figure Largely in the Upbuilding and Beautifying of North Yakima and Vicinity. Yakima has a new industry!" ItemThe Yakima Democrat -- VOL. 10 -- No. 19 -- January 24, 1903.(Medill, John David, 1903-01-24) Medill, John David"Council Proceedings. Routine Business Transacted--City to Aid Public Library. Rev. H. M. Bartlett then addressed the council in behalf of the public library and reading room. He stated, in effect, that the burden of supporting the library by private subscriptions from business men had become to onerous to longer be borne, and asked the council to appropriate monthly the sum of $25 for the purpose of paying rent. On motion of Wyman, the council agreed on behalf of the city, to assume the payment of the rental for the library." ItemThe Yakima Democrat -- VOL. 10 -- No. 2 -- September 27, 1902.(Medill, John David, 1902-09-27) Medill, John David"Disastrous Fire at Goldendale. A disastrous fire occurred at Goldendale on the night of Sept. 15th, which destroyed about a dozen wooden buildings within the business district of the town, causing a loss of about $25,000, only a relatively small amount of insurance. Among the buildings destroyed was the Cetral hotel, an old land mark of the town. A number people are said to be almost financially ruined as a result of fire." ItemThe Yakima Democrat -- VOL. 10 -- No. 20 -- January 31, 1903.(Medill, John David, 1903-01-31) Medill, John David"Arrangements have now been completed for the extension of rural delivery route No. 1, in the Moxee. Hereafter mail will be delivered as far out as the Gano well. What was a part of route No. 1, southwest of town, has been cut off and added to route No. 2." ItemThe Yakima Democrat -- VOL. 10 -- No. 21 -- February 7, 1903.(Medill, John David, 1903-02-07) Medill, John David"Great excitement has been caused in the Klondyke by a new gold discovery. In a shaft recently sunk on a worked out claim on Eldorado creek, at a depth of 65 feet below the bedrock, another pay streak was encountered, which is said to yield $25 to the bucket. The new strike upsets all the old theories of placer mining. It is now freely predicted by old miners that the golden harvest yielded the rich creeks of the Klondyke will repeat itself." ItemThe Yakima Democrat -- VOL. 10 -- No. 22 -- February 14, 1903.(Medill, John David, 1903-02-14) Medill, John David"Baseball for Yakima. The baseball enthusiasts of this city have perfected an organization, raised the money for new grounds and formed a ball club that local people claim will be equal to any in the state. An agreement was entered into whereby the association gets control of a five acre tract of land at the foot of Kittitas avenue for five years at the nominal rental of $1 for the whole period. Work will be commenced at once to put the grounds in shape. The whole plat will be surrounded by a high board fence, a large grandstand will be erected and a sprinkler placed on the ground to keep down dust." ItemThe Yakima Democrat -- VOL. 10 -- No. 23 -- February 21, 1903.(Medill, John David, 1903-02-21) Medill, John David"They Turn It Down. Mass Meeting of Yakima Citizens Refuse to Endorse the Amended Reservoir Bill. The assembly room of the Commercial club was crowded Saturday evening with members and other citizens in response to the call for a general meeting to consider the amended reservoir bill as reported by the committee of seven, appointed to redraft the bill at the Tuesday evening meeting." ItemThe Yakima Democrat -- VOL. 10 -- No. 24 -- February 28, 1903.(Medill, John David, 1903-02-28) Medill, John David"Ice, Cool, Clear Ice. I wish to inform the public that I have stored this winter over 2200 tons of good ice, the best in years. A large part of this was cut on the power house pond especially for the domestic trade. I wish to retain all of my old customers and secure as many new ones as possible. Prices reasonable. F. Sinclair." ItemThe Yakima Democrat -- VOL. 10 -- No. 25 -- March 7, 1903.(Medill, John David, 1903-03-07) Medill, John David"Prosser is a good town and is destined to grow until it makes an important little city with several thousand inhabitants. This will come to pass whether the town becomes a seat of county government or not. Yes, Prosser is a good town and the Record is a good, live paper and it deserves support of that community for whom it has labored earnestly and consistently."