Short News Items from 1905

Last week Thursday Wm. Van Horn and wife, of Wells, visited their grandparents Amzy Clay and wife, several days last week. (Tuscola County Advertiser, April 7, 1905)

Misses Lucy and Cora Margarum, of Stockholm, spent last Saturday and Sunday with the Misses Coursen of Oak Ridge. (Dover Iron Era, April 7, 1905)

M.A. Redding and family left Thursday evening for Berkeley where they will make their home. Mr. Redding has leased him home on Kaweah street to F.J. Steele who is now occupying the place. (Hanford Kings County Sentinel, April 13, 1905)

The students of the State Normal have organized a club to conduct the dining hall at that institution for the remainder of the school year, the death of Mrs. Fair[unclear], in charge of that department, having determined this course to meet the situation for the remainder of the school year. Kay Loosley is president and Fred R. Neil secretary of the club which will employ the necessary cooks and look after the business affairs of the hall. (Rogue River Courier, April 14, 1905)

F.E. Walling of Newberg was here visiting with his brother, J.W. Walling Tuesday. Mr. Walling recently opened a music store in Newberg. He says the town of Newberg has not been overrated and that among its population is a crowd of hustlers who will see that it sustains the reputation for being the liveliest town in Yamhill county. Nevertheless Mr. Walling was surprised to note the substantial progress recently inaugurated here.—Amity Advance. (Newberg Graphic, April 20, 1905)

Miss Mabel Rorick returned Friday night from a six month’s trip in the southwest, having been at El Paso Texas, Mexico City, Mexico and spent some time in New Mexico. She is much improved in health, having gained nineteen pounds. (Athens Messenger, April 27, 1905)

Lewis Redding and daughter, Mrs. Olive Ballentine have terminated a most pleasant stay of several weeks in Long Beach and will leave tomorrow for San Diego, where they will spend a short time before returning to their eastern home at Wyoming, Illinois. (Long Beach Tribune, May 2, 1905)

Mrs. J.W. Garth departed Monday for a visit at the Portland exposition. At Belmond she was joined by her parents, W.C. Tyrrell and wife. (Wright County Monitor, July 12, 1905)

Mrs. W.C. Tyrrell of Beaumont, Texas, and her sister, Mrs. D.E. Strevell, of Yorkton, Canada, were guests of Mrs. J.W. Garth a portion of last week. (Wright County Monitor, September 6, 1905)

Conductor W.A. Fife, Wm. Mullaney [sic] and wife, Mrs. Sarah Berkeley [sic], Elmer White, Wm, Mink, H. Gorby and H. Dowell came up from Glenn’s Ferry Thanksgiving to attend the ball given by the Eagles. (Mountain Home Republican, December 5, 1905)

Bert Walling, employed by the Southern Pacific Company at Oakland, is now at home on account of sickness. (Stockton Evening Mail, December 11, 1905)


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