1903: Ankeny Chinook saga continued
Second in our three-part sequence about this Settler’s rise to fame…
We see that Levi Ankeny was kind of famous for his Chinuk Wawa skills, even as far away as Nevada:
One Levi Ankeny, a millionaire banker and farmer of Walla Walla, is the United States senator elect from Washington. From his name, we imply that he is the man to introduce the Chinook dialect into government society.
— from the Tonopah (NV) Bonanza of February 7, 1903, page 8, column 1