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)

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Lewis Redding

Lewis Redding departed this life 9:45 Thursday night November 13, 1919, at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Olive Ballentine, in the California apartments, Long Beach, California, following three weeks of sickness and intense suffering, the immediate cause of death being due to stomach and kidney trouble, complicated by ailments of long standing, usually attendant upon one of his ripe age.

“Grandpa” Redding, as he was best known to all acquaintances, was born at Cincinnati, Ohio, Dec. 13, 1837, and was 82 years and 11 months of age at the time of his demise. He was the last member of a family of six children, Henry, William C., David J., Melissa, Matilda, and an infant girl, all of whom preceded him in death. His father was drowned when Lewis was a small boy, and his mother died about fifty years ago.

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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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