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 Pierce ~ Snohomish County Washington Newspapers, 1894

Pierce County

Population 50,775. The main resources of Pierce county are timber and coal, with agriculture in the valley lands, which are very fertile and of considerable area. The chief feature of Pierce county is the city of Tacoma, which is the western terminus of the Northern Pacific Railroad, and the head of ocean steamer navigation on Puget Sound. It is the only wheat shipping port in Washington, and the center of the largest lumber industry. It is also the outlet for extensive coal mines.

Buckley, Population 800

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Banner Banner Pub. Co. Friday Ind. 1880
Pilot C. A. Heath Friday Dem. 1890

Orting, Population 600

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Oracle Oracle Pub. Co. Friday Ind.-Rep. 1889

Lake Park, Population 250

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Spanaway Sentinel A. M. Nicholson Friday Ind. 1890

Puyallup, Population 1,781

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Commerce J. W. Redington Friday Ind.-Rep. 1875

Tacoma, Population 35,858

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Bulletin Y. M. C. A. Month Religon 1888
Die Wacht am Suurl Arthur Weichbod Daily Ind. 1884
Electrician A Min. Review J. T. Smith Month Mining 1892
Ledger Ledger Pub. Co Daily Ind.-Rep. 1883
Ledger Weekly Edition Friday Ind.-Rep. 1880
Ledger Sunday Edition Sun. Ind.-Rep. 1883
Masonic Review J. E. fates Month Masonic 1872
News News Pub. Co. Daily Dem. 1883
News Weekly Edition Friday Dem. 1884
Northwest Horticulturist Hor. Pub. Co. Month Horti. 1886
Pac. Dental Journal Burkhart D. S. Co. Quar.   1891
Pacific Templar I.O. G. T. Month Prohib. 1889
Reveille Sayre & Whitney Month Military 1893
Sunday Herald Herald Pub. Co. Sat. Dem. 1891
Sun L. E. Rader Co-operative Co. Friday Populist 1892
Tacomian E. N. Fuller Sat. Ind. 1892
Tidende Tidende Pub. Co. Sat. Rep. 1889
Tribuner Sweedish Pub. Co. Thur. Ind. 1888
West Coast Lumberman Frank B. Cole Month Trade 1889

San Juan County

Population 1,250. The islands of Puget Sound compose two counties, namely: San Juan and Island. The county covers an area of 200 square miles, and is very rich is agricultural products and fruits. The chief industry is the manufacture of lime from the gigantic lime deposit found on the island. The exports from kilns are some 1,500 barrels a day.

Port Stanley, Population 100

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Islander W. H. Thacker Friday Ind. 1891
Pacific Home Frank P. Bauru Thur. Dem. 1890

Skagit County

Population 8,731. This county is a fine agricultural country. The lands yield prodigious crops of oats; frequently more than 100 bushels are grown to an acre. Logging camps are in active operation, and millions of feet of timber are sent annually to the mills of the Sound.

Anacortes, Population 2,449

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
American Douglass Allmond Thur. Rep. 1890

La Conner, Population 400

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Puget Sound Mail Mail Pub. Co. Thur. Rep. 1873

Mount Vernon, Population 1,500

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Post Pollock & Sheffield Friday Dem. 1891
Skagit News G. E. Hartson Mon. Rep. 1894

 Sauk City, Population 250

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Star Frank L. Mitchell Thur. Dem. 1851

Sedro, Population 750

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Skagit Co. Times Skagit Co. Pub. Co. Sat. Dem. 1890

Skamania County

New county. No statistics have been furnished. Stock-raising is the principal industry, but rapid advances are being made in agricultural pursuits. The lumbering interests are being developed.

Cascades, Population 100

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Skamania Co. Pioneer Pioneer Pub. Co.   Ind. 1893

Snohomish County

Population 850; lumbering and agriculture. This county occupies a superficial area of about 2,000 square miles. The wooded portions of the county are densely timbered with fir, cedar, alder and maple. Logging is a prominent and profitable industry.

Edmonds,, Population 1,615

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Lyre J. Hartson Dowd Friday Ind. 1892

Everett, Population 1,800

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
News J. W. Connella Sat. Ind. 1891
Times Times Pub. Co. Wed. Rep. 1891

Haller City, Population 500

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Times Geo. Morrill Sat. Rep. 1889

Marysville, Population 380

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Globe Steve Saunders Sat. Ind. 1892

Monte Cristo, Population 1,000

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Mountaineer Mountaineer Ptg. Co. Thru. Ind. 1893

Snohomish, Population 2,600

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Democrat Smythe & Morath Thru. Dem. 1891
Eye C. H. Packard Tri-W. Ind. 1881
Eye Weekly Edition Thru. Ind. 1882
Tribune Gorham & Clemens Tri-W. Rep. 1889
Tribune Weekly Edition Friday Rep. 1889

Stanwood, Population 863

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Times Geo. Mouell Thru. Ind. 1889

Sultan City, Population 500

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Journal Journal Pub. Co. Sat. Ind. 1890

 

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Source: Pacific States Newspaper Directory, Sixth Edition, Palmer & Rey Type Foundry, San Francisco, 1894

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