By Jean Allyn Smeltzer
Klickitat County Historical Society 

Looking Back

January 21, 2015

 


50 Years Ago - January 21, 1965

A course in modern mathematics will be offered to teachers and interested adults beginning Friday evening. The purpose of the course is to examine the extensive changes in the methods of teaching mathematics which have developed during the past few years.

75 Years Ago - January 18, 1940

When Ortis Olsen walked into the Allison Pharmacy last week to collect the sales tax on the new car he had just sold E. C. Allison, Sr., he figured he could fold up the payment and put it in his pocket. Instead he had to borrow a good sized cardboard carton to carry the tax payment home in. The tax payment, just the ordinary two per cent collected by the State of Wash...



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