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Browsing The Yakima Democrat (Jan. 1899 - Dec. 1909) by Issue Date

Browsing The Yakima Democrat (Jan. 1899 - Dec. 1909) by Issue Date

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  • Medill, J. D. (UNKNOWN, 1899-01-07)
    "With this issue, the first of the year, The Yakima Democrat makes its initial appearance as the successor of The Epigram and extends the compliments of the season to its many friends and tparons and wishes them one and ...
  • Medill, J. D. (UNKNOWN, 1899-01-14)
    "Toppenish Items. Mr. J. Lynch spent a few days here last week, on business. The duties of his office keep him very busy. We are pleased to note the change of name from Epigram to DEMOCRAT. It would seem like old times, ...
  • Medill, J. D. (UNKNOWN, 1899-01-21)
    "Fate seems to be against E. W. Dooley possessing an overcoat. Only about a month ago, a sneak thief stole his valuable overcoat in broad day light, from his place of business. Then again, on Wednesday evening, a sneak ...
  • Medill, J. D. (UNKNOWN, 1899-01-28)
    "E. M. Harris's grocery, in the opera house block, has put in the new Washington coal oil light, two lamps of which make a bright and beautiful light and illuminate the store better than a dozen of the old style lamps."
  • Medill, J. D. (UNKNOWN, 1899-02-04)
    "A sensational second street paper has discovered a nephew of Napolion 'the great' living incog here in Yakima, at the ripe old age of ninety-eight. The public are wondering what wonderful discovery the organ will make next."
  • Medill, J. D. (UNKNOWN, 1899-02-11)
    "Yakima soldier boys win undying glory. The news of the battle fought at Manila on Saturday night which reached this city late on Sunday evening naturally caused a great deal of interest and excitement among Yakima people, ...
  • Medill, J. D. (UNKNOWN, 1899-02-18)
    "Toppenish Items. A number of our young people attended the mask ball at Zillah, they say it was a very pleasant affair, some of the masks were fine, among the notable ones were Mrs. Staton, as Pocohotos and Miss Ella ...
  • Medill, J. D. (UNKNOWN, 1899-02-25)
    "In our local columns last week we stated that a home was wanted on a ranch for two of the Kimball children who have been left homeless in this city. One of our readers, Mr. Purdin, of the Wenas, responded at once and took ...
  • Medill, J. D. (UNKNOWN, 1899-03-04)
    "The New York Herald recently polled a large number of the leading papers of the country as to their views regarding expansion. (Absorption of the Philippines.) The canvass revealed that about five to one of republican ...
  • Medill, J. D. (UNKNOWN, 1899-03-11)
    "Talk has again been renewed of a consolidation of Whatcom and Fairhaven under the name of Bellingham. The consolidated city would have a population of about 12,000."
  • Medill, J. D. (UNKNOWN, 1899-03-18)
    "The new train service which went into effect on the 12th gives Yakima two daylight trains, a luxury which our people will appreciate now after their experience with midnight trains only for years past. The west bound flyer ...
  • Medill, J. D. (UNKNOWN, 1899-03-25)
    "A railroad rate war is now apparently on among the transcontinental lines and thousands of eastern people who have for years cast longing eyes toward this coast and envied us for the mild and equitable climate we enjoy, ...
  • Medill, J. D. (UNKNOWN, 1899-04-01)
    "Trainmen on the Northern Pacific have all received notice from the company to get vacinated at once. There is said to be a few cases of smallpox in Spokane."
  • Medill, J. D. (UNKNOWN, 1899-04-08)
    "Street Commissioner Grant is doing good work this spring in cleaning up the garbage about the town and in planting trees on the residence streets. About 600 in all will be set out this spring mostly of the hard maple and ...
  • Medill, J. D. (UNKNOWN, 1899-04-15)
    "Liquid air, so called, is the latest great discovery of science and if it contains even a fraction of the force that is claimed for it, it bids fair to eclipse steam and even electricity as a motive power. To Charles E. ...
  • Medill, J. D. (UNKNOWN, 1899-04-22)
    "While Yakima is not an active aspirant for the location of the state capitol under present conditions, still we are not like the people who would not take it in case the majority of the states voters should show a disposition ...
  • Medill, J. D. (UNKNOWN, 1899-04-29)
    "THE DEMOCRAT man received the information this week through a source which we are not at liberty to divulge, that it is the sure enough intention of an alleged independent company of eastern and Portland capitalists to ...
  • Medill, J. D. (UNKNOWN, 1899-05-06)
    "A woman in order to vote at the approaching school election must be 21 years of age, according to some of the local legal luminaries. That a lady might vote, who had reached the age of 18 seems to be the general belief. ...
  • Medill, J. D. (UNKNOWN, 1899-05-13)
    "The Crestomathian literary society of the high school will give an entertainment at the opera house this (Saturbay) evening. The program will be a varied and interesting one, consisting of pantomime, physical culture ...
  • Medill, J. D. (UNKNOWN, 1899-05-20)
    "G. M. McKinney returned home from the east on Thursday. He reports that many people in the east are posting themselves concerning the great Yakima country, and that a large immigration may be expected during the coming season."

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