The following original court record I transcribed below was written on one long thick folded piece of paper. The record is in very good shape. It contains several surnames of Kittitas County.
No 499 S R Geddis VS Ole Johnson Restraining Order Filed August 7th 1889 W. H. Peterson C. Clerk Entered on Journal (I can't read next two words) of Dist Court of Kittitas Co. W.T.
In District Court, holding terms at Ellensburg in and for Kittitas County Washington Territory. S. R. Gedding Plantiff VS Ole Johnson (my own note: this is Olaf Johnson also known as O. F. Johnson), Charles Stevens, John Burch, Patrick Carey, ----Nelson, Peter Noling, Jacob Jenson, Even Thorstenson, J. B. P. sharp, J. D. Damman, Gerry (Toner?), E. S. Coleman, J. N. Hatfield, Jesse Gregory, ----Buttler, ----Swanson, William Beck, C. (J or I) Hel..?, Andrew Cullins, John Amlin, Mrs S. M. Prater, W. A. Stevens, Al Stevens, John Catlun?, Edward Reas, Silas Bond, T. G. McDowell, William Vaughn, A. Anderson, J. N. Weaver, Edward Russell, John Steigler, J. B. Taylor, ---Hall, Martin Fredrick, J. S. McDowell, Manashtash Ditch Company, Watt Ditch Company, McDowell Ditch Company Defendants.
Upon the filing of a bond in the above entitled cause of action, by the plantiff, to the above named defendants, in the sum of ten thousand dollars, with surety to the satisfaction of the Clerk of the above entitled Court, conditioned to pay all damages and costs which may accure by reason of this restraining order. The defendants and each of them are enjoined from diverting or using any of the waters of the Manashtash or Reed Creeks, mentioned in the complaint herein, and are commandednot to interfere with the plantiff's use of said waters until August 21st, 1889, and until the further order of this Court. Parties will appear before me in Court room in Yakima W. T. on said day at 10 AM., to show cause why same should not be continued till final hearing.
W. H. Calkins Judge
Territory of Washington County of Kittitas I W. H. Peterson Clerk of District Court of Kittitas County W. (I or J.) hereby certify that the forefoing is a true and correct copy of the restraining order made in said cause, as the same appears on file in my office, and I further certify that the bond therein provided for has been duly filed and approved In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed the seal of said Court this 9th day of August 1889. W. Peterson Clerk of said Court