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Originally published in The Coast, August 1906

Union PacificA battle royal is now going on in Seattle for supremacy among railroads, upon the behalf of those not in to get in and upon the behalf of those now in to maintain the rights and privileges with which the people of the city have endowed them in the past.

The Great Northern and the Northern Pacific Railways and the Pacific Coast Company have now vested rights in the city and in reaching the city which should not be molested nor disturbed. The Chicago, St. Paul & Milwaukee has been vested with rights and privileges which it was reasonable to give it and which are proper that it should have. Now comes a ruction and a row for what?

The Union Pacific now thinks it wants to come into Seattle. (more…)

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Originally published in the Pacific Coast Bulletin, August 31, 1922

Three chicken eaters: Waylie Hemphill, Gen. Sales Mgr., on left; A.F. Marion, Chief Engineer Pacific Coast Company, in center; and N.D. Moore, Vice-President, at far end, are here shown smiling in anticipation of that big chicken feed at Burnett, on Labor Day.

Three chicken eaters: Waylie Hemphill, Gen. Sales Mgr., on left; A.F. Marion, Chief Engineer Pacific Coast Company, in center; and N.D. Moore, Vice-President, at far end, are here shown smiling in anticipation of that big chicken feed at Burnett, on Labor Day.

We are all going to have a good time at Burnett on next Monday, when the Western Washington First Aid and Mine Rescue meet is to be held at that camp.

Burnett, apparently out to make a record in hospitality, has increased the list of sports to be given on that day, until about everything that could possibly go with such an outing has been included.

Games for everybody, old and young, large or small, chicken dinner, music, a grand ball, problems in relief and rescue for which picked teams have been training for weeks, special events calculated to keep the fun going all day, and most of the night, free ice cream and candies for the youngsters, races for cash prizes, special motion picture show, and contests designed to stir the mirth of the most sad—these are only a few of the good things down on the bill of fare.

The program, as amplified, includes at least a dozen sports not originally included, and will keep things moving at least until 1 a.m., when the Grand Ball, given at the hotel, will close. (more…)

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