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Days Gone By: Aug. 16, 2018

100 Years Ago

From the East Oregonian

Aug. 16, 1918

The desire for a taste of Oregon peaches almost caused an accident to an eastern man today, who came though Pendleton on No. 17. He hurried to Main street and bought a sack of fruit...

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Days Gone By: Aug. 8, 2018

100 Years Ago

From the East Oregonian

Aug. 8, 1918

A combine in a wheat field on the Jim Hill ranch three miles north of town was totally destroyed last night at 9 o’clock when the machine caught fire from the heat of the...

Days Gone By: Aug. 6-7, 2018

100 Years Ago

From the East Oregonian

Aug. 6-7, 1918

Local hardware dealers have been notified that all retail hardware merchants must make a pledge to all steel jobbers and manufacturers not to sell any steel products, such as...

Days Gone By: July 30-31, 2018

100 Years Ago

From the East Oregonian

July 30-31, 1918

The boarding camp of the men employed at Thorn Hollow in extending the supply lines for the city water system is one place where the men are limited to the sugar allowance of the...

Days Gone By: Aug. 3, 2018

100 Years Ago

From the East Oregonian

Aug. 3, 1918

Pilot Rock sent in word to the Umatilla County Library today that six persons in that locality have adopted Fatherless French Children and agree to pay the money in advance. The...

Days Gone By: Aug. 2, 2018

100 Years Ago

From the East Oregonian

Aug. 2, 1918

Captain-Adjutant M.R. Chessman of the Umatilla county guards last evening received an official application from Captain A.B. Thomson of the Echo Home Guards, requesting the company...

Days Gone By: Aug. 4-5, 2018

100 Years Ago

From the East Oregonian

Aug. 4-5, 1918

The government war measure in cutting down the production of pleasure automobiles is being felt by dealers and the manner in which to meet the situation has been one of their...

Days Gone By: Aug. 1, 2018

100 Years Ago

From the East Oregonian

Aug. 1, 1918

C.O. Dinius, who owns a stock ranch near Ritter, was in Ukiah Saturday night on business. Mr. Dinius has supplied a good many of the Ukiah people with their winter potatoes for the...

Days Gone By: July 25, 2018

100 Years Ago

From the East Oregonian

July 25, 1918

Eighty-nine sacks of wheat weighing 11,440 pounds is the size of the load brought in yesterday afternoon from the Ritner and Storie farm on a 3 1-2 ton Garford truck by V.E.

Days Gone By: July 23-24, 2018

100 Years Ago

From the East Oregonian

July 23-24, 1918

The alarm for country fires will be 6 rings of the curfew bell repeated three times. This is the understanding reached this morning between Fire Chief Wm. Ringold and Capt. H.E.

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