Archive for July 21st, 2017

Originally published in The Seattle Daily Times, July 21, 1920

Increases of from 19 cents to $1.40 a ton coming, says fuel dealer

Increases ranging from 19 cents to $1.94 in the cost of coal a ton in Seattle will ultimately be one result of the United States Railway Labor Board wage award of $600,000,000 to railway employees, said Harvey S. Jordan, commissioner of the Retail Fuel Dealers’ Association, today. (more…)

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Originally published in the Voice of the Valley, July 21, 1971

In what could well be the biggest Labor Day celebration yet for Black Diamond and vicinity, members of the organizing group are off to what they hope is a good, early start.

Involvement of Maple Valley in the Queen contest is one matter of immediate concern.

So far three girls have entered the contest, all from Black Diamond. They are Marilyn Richmond, Julie Botts, and Ann Barnhart.

Queen candidates are expected to do more than “look beautiful,” committee spokesmen said. They agree to sell 150 Labor Day promotional buttons. The girl selling the highest number after 150 will be named Queen and the two runner-ups will be tabbed as princesses. (more…)

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