Business & Professional Notices from 1923

Leroy friends received word that Glenn T. Ballentine has received appointment as directory clerk in the Long Beach, Cal., postoffice. Mr. Ballentine stood third highest among the 102 applicants who took the Civil Service examination. Mr. Ballentine and his wife, who was formerly Miss Pearl Rutledge of Leroy have many friends here who will be glad to know of his new position. Mr. and Mrs. Ballentine have purchased a new five room bungalow at 1[unclear] Cerritos Ave., Long Beach, Cal., where they expect to make their permanent home. (Bloomington Pantagraph, February 2, 1923)

W.V. Hutchinson of Wilderville was appointed by the recent annual M.E. conference to serve the Methodist churches here and at Junction City for the coming church year. Rev. Hutchinson will deliver his first sermon here Sunday evening. Rev. C.T. Cook of Halsey and who supplied the local charge last year, was transferred to Stayton. (Albany Evening Herald, September 24, 1923)

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Daughter in Sutton Home

Born, Friday, September 7 to Mr. and Mrs. Ahral W. Sutton of Macon, Ga., a daughter. Mr. Sutton is the son of Leon C. Sutton of Waverly, and both he and Mrs. Sutton are well known in this village.

Source: Sayre Evening Times, September 10, 1923.

Funeral Of Mrs. Casterlin

Mrs. Mary E. Casterlin, wife of the late Asa Casterlin, will be buried at 2 o’clock Tuesday afternoon from the home of her son, Frank, 120 Park place, Dorranceton. Services will be conducted there by Rev. G.B. Stone, pastor of the Methodist Episcopal church at Noxen and Rev. Mr. Hick[unclear] of the Methodist church of Dorranceton. Interment will be in Forty Fort cemetery.

Source: Wilkes-Barre Evening News, August 27, 1923.

Tyrrell Family Has Reunion At Lakes

W.C. Tyrrell of Beaumont, Texas, and some twenty or thirty of his relatives, among them C.H. Tyrrell, Jr., and family and Dr. and Mrs. C.A. Fillgraf of Spencer, are enjoying a most delightful family reunion in cottages rented for the purpose near the drawbridge on West Okoboji lake in Iowa, says a Belmond paper. W.C. Tyrrell, whom his intimate friends call “Captain,” is staging the party and is renting the Pattee cottage for the month of the July and the gathering is making its headquarters there. Every known form of enjoyment the lakes afford are indulged in by the guests. There is golf for those who like and W.C. Tyrrell does. He took up the game at the age of 63 and now shoots most of the courses in less than a hundred. Dancing, swimming, boating, motoring and other forms of amusement, to say nothing of wonderful eats, help to cause the time to pass all too quickly.

Those in the party in addition to W.C. Tyrrell are: Dr. M. Brink and wife of Boyde, Iowa, G.P. Tyrrell and wife of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, C.H. Tyrrell and wife of Sioux Rapids, Dr. G.W. [sic] Garth and wife of Beaumont, Texas, David Rorick and family of Ocean Side [sic], California, Thomas Garth and wife of Beaumont, Texas, J.W. Garth, Jr., who drove through from Tulsa, Oklahoma, Clifford Fields of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Will C. Tyrrell, Jr., president of a sugar company at Belmond, Iowa, and his son, Will C. Tyrrell III, and daughter Carol, and C.H. Tyrrell, Jr., and Dr. and Mrs. C.A. Fillgraf of Spencer. W.C. Tyrrell, host to the party, is one of the big boosters for Texas. He has been engaged in the oil business for a number of years.

Source: Beaumont Enterprise, July 23, 1923.

Stephen H. Wood

Stephen H. Wood died Wednesday morning at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Edna Decker, near Sussex, of complication of diseases. Mr. Wood was born near Amity, N.Y., June 23, 1836, a son of Isaac and Jane Miller Wood. September 22, 1866, he was united in marriage to Sarah S. Clay, of near Sussex, who died December 27, 1922. They began housekeeping in Vernon where he was farming and remained there until April, 1902, when they moved near Sussex. Mr. Wood was a good business man and a kind father. Early in life he united with the Methodist church at Vernon. He was also a member of the Wantage Grange and Sussex County Pomona Grange. He is survived by five children, Christopher H. Wood, residing at home; Margaret, wife of George McCloud, of Franklin; Ida, wife of Harry White of Libertyville; Grace, wife of Edward Hockenberry, of the Clove, and Mrs. Edna F. Decker, of near Sussex. He is survived by ten grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held from his late home near Woodbourne Sunday afternoon at 2 o’clock. Burial will be in Papakating cemetery.

Source: Sussex Independent, February 2, 1923.

Short News Items from 1922

Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Hallinan gave a St. Patricks Day party at their home in Redland Saturday evening. Those present were friends and relatives from Oswego, the Hallinan’s former home. (Oregon City Banner-Courier, March 30, 1922)

Sixteen friends and relatives pleasantly surprised Earl Goodrich last evening at his home 619 Comstock street, the occasion being in honor of his 22nd birthday anniversary. The evening was spent informally and later light refreshments were served. (Adrian Daily Telegram, June 9, 1922)

Miss Gertrude Walling, employed by the Suddon-Christenson lumber company, spent the weekend with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.D. Walling near Salem, returning to Portland Monday. (Salem Capital Journal, July 5, 1922)

Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Dougherty returned last week from a visit to their daughter, Mrs. Mark Pomeroy. (Caldwell Tribune, November 10, 1922)

Zelma Bean of the fifth grade wrote a burlesque on “Tom Sawyer,” characterizing herself as Mischievous Tom. J.K. Gill & Co. presented Zelma with the book, “Kathrinka” for producing one of the best writings in the “Magic Wish Contest.” (Oregon Daily Journal, November 26, 1922)

Zelma Bean, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W.S. Bean, No. 133 Olympia street, is the smallest child who received a prize in the recent magic wish contest conducted by the J.K. Gill company. The prize, which is a $2 book, was presented to her with the others at the main library on Saturday night. Zelma selected as her subject “Tom Sawyer,” and by the rules of the contest she imagined she was the character and made her wishes accordingly. (Oregon Daily Journal, November 26, 1922)

Fun On The Subway

Roy Walling of “Lilies of the Field” had a seat in the subway train yesterday when two girls carrying ice skates entered the car. Mr. Walling arose and immediately offered them his seat.

“No, thank you!” came from one of the girls. “We expect to sit down later.”

“Why?” asked the actor, innocently. “Aren’t you good skaters?”

As he left the car the guard whispered, “You made a sort of fuss pass with them gals, didn’t you?”

Source: New York Evening World, January 16, 1922.

Tyrrell Garth Weds Los Angeles Girl; Will Reside Here

That Miss Lucy Langdon of Los Angeles and Tyrrell Garth of this city, son of Dr. and Mrs. J.W. Garth and grandson of Capt. W.C. Tyrrell, were united in marriage December 26 is the news reaching Beaumont, where the groom’s family is prominently identified.

The wedding was solemnized at the bride’s home and among other relatives presents were Capt. Tyrrell and Mrs. Garth.

Mr. and Mrs. Garth are now at the Hotel Maryland, Pasadena, where they plan an extended stay.

Mr. Garth is connected with the Tyrrell-Combest company and has many friends here who will give his bride a cordial welcome, she being pleasantly remembered as a visitor in the Garth home about a year ago when she accompanied her grandfather to Beaumont, he being an old-time Iowa friend of Capt. Tyrrell’s.

Source:  Beaumont Enterprise, January 2, 1922.

Short News Items from 1921

John Armstrong, of Rochester, was here on Saturday to attend the funeral of his aunt, Mrs. Lucy Reynolds. (Yates County Chronicle, March 2, 1921)

A.E. Spiers came in from his ranch home in the Igo section and transacted business in the city today. (Red Bluff Daily News, April 15, 1921)

Mrs. Jas. Buchanan, nee Bonice Loosley, of Petaluma, arrived at Beckwith Wednesday to spend a short vacation with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. M.F. Loosley. (Feather River Bulletin, June 23, 1921)

M.F. Loosley returned Tuesday from a business trip to San Francisco and vicinity. (Feather River Bulletin, June 23, 1921)

Mrs. Leonard Hallinan, who has been visiting her mother, Mrs. Albert Walling, at Rockaway, stopped over with relatives in Oswego while on her way to her home in Redland. (Oregon Daily Journal, June 25, 1921)

Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Hallinan and son Cecil stopped over with Mr. Hallinan’s mother on their way home from a motor trip to Seattle and Sound cities. (Oregon Daily Journal, September 18, 1921)

Death Notices from 1921

Mrs. Lucy Reynolds passed to her long home last week Thursday morning after a lingering illness through which her daughter, Stella, has cared for her with unending patience and love. Mrs. Reynolds would have been ninety had she lived until May. The funeral was held at her late home on Saturday afternoon, conducted by Rev. A.B. Scofield, pastor of the Presbyterian church, and her remains laid to rest in Glen View cemetery. (Rushville Chronicle and Gorham New Age, March 4, 1921)

WALLING—At the residence 1038 Macadam street, April 27, Ella F. Walling.  Funeral notice later.  Remains at the residential parlors of Miller & Tracey.  (Portland Oregonian, April 28, 1921)