Referee’s Sale of Real Property

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT by virtue of a commission duly issued out of the circuit court of the state of Oregon for the county of Polk, and to me directed on the 15th day of January, 1900, upon a decree and order duly rendered and entered of a record by said court on the 5th day of January, 1900, in a certain suit therein pending, wherein Amy M. Gimble and S.S. Gimble are plaintiffs, and Olive Morris, Stella Johnson and Walter Johnson, her husband, Anna E. Frakes, Jesse B. [sic] and Cora Walling, his wife, Florence Toner and William M. Toner, her husband, Alice M. Pomeroy and O.S. Pomeroy, her husband, Grant Walling and Nellie Walling, his wife, Jennie L. Glandon, E.C. Keyt and J.N. Skaife are defendants, directing a sale of real property sought to be partitioned in said suite and hereinafter described, and appointing me referee to sell the same and report such sale, and to carry out the object of such decree according to law, I will, on

Wednesday, the 7th day of March,

1900, at the our of 11 o’clock in the forenoon, at the court house door in Dallas, Polk county, Oregon, sell at public auction to the highest bidder all the right, title, interest and estate of the plaintiffs and defendants in and to the following described premises, situated in the county of Polk and state of Oregon, to-wit: The east one-half (½) of the donation land claim of Jesse D. Walling and Eliza Ann Walling, his wife, being notification No. 247, claim No. 52, in section 31, township 6 south, range 3 west of Willamette meridian; clam No. 48 in sections 35 and 36, township 6 south, range 3 west of Willamette meridian, and claim No. 58 in sections 1 and 2, township 7 south, range 4 west of the Willamette meridian, and containing 322 71 acres. Also a part of said donation claim of Jesse D. Walling and wife, aforesaid, described as follows, to-wit: Beginning at a point on the north line of said donation land claim 78.17 chains west from the northeast corner of said claim; thence south 74½ degrees west, 38.67 chains along the north line of said claim; then south, 15 degrees, 22.64 chains; thence north, 74½ degrees east, 17 chains; thence north, 15 degrees west, 7 chains; thence north, 74 1-2 degrees east, 21.66 chains; and thence north, 15 degrees west, 15.25 chains to the place of beginning, containing 71.51 acres, more or less.

The said sale will be made subject to the approval and confirmation of said court upon the following terms, to-wit: Ten percent of the purchase price to be paid by the purchaser to the undersigned referees at the time of sale, and the balance thereof to be paid upon the confirmation of such sale by the court and delivery of the referee’s deed.

Dated this 29th day of January, A.D, 1900.

JAS. R. SHEPARD
Referee

Source: Polk County Itemizer, February 9, 1900.

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Dilla Lorain Grubbs

GRUBBS.—At Selba, Cal., December 5, 1903, at 4 p.m., Mrs. Dilla Lorain Grubbs, while undergoing a surgical operation.

Deceased was a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J.D. Walling, of Polk county. She was born April 12, 1861, and in 1886 became the wife of L.G. Grubbs, with whom she lived until she passed away. Deceased was a member of the M.E. church, and a devoted Christian. Besides the bereaved husband and only son, Harold, she leaves to mourn here a large family of brothers and sisters. They are: Mrs. S.S. Gimble of Salem; Mrs. O.S. Pomeroy, Woodburn; Mrs. F.W. Peaslee, Zena; John, Jesse and Grant Walling, Lincoln, Polk county; B.F. Walling, Nampa, Idaho; Mrs. Stella Johnson, Mrs. Pheba [sic] McGrew and Mrs. Jennie Glendon [sic], Portland, and Mrs. W.N. [sic] Toner, Yaquina. A host of devoted friends in Marion and Polk counties will grieve to hear of the lady’s sad death.

Source: Salem Capital Journal, December 9, 1903.

Weddings and Anniversaries in Portland

James Glandon and Miss Janette Jacks were married December 30, at 201 Eleventh street at the residence of the pastor of the White Temple.  Dr. J. Whitcomb Brougher performed the ceremony.  (Portland Oregonian, December 23, 1906)

Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Thompson Rorick celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary Saturday with a reception at their home.  Their daughter and son, Harriette and J.T. Rorick, Jr., received with them.  Mrs. Nelda Taylor assisted with arrangements.  (Portland Oregonian, December 24, 1937)

Mr. and Mrs. J.D. Walling of Polk county celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary October 20 at a family gathering.  Their children are Mrs. James Mott, Washington, D.C.; Mrs. Eva M. Purvine, Amity; Miss Gertrude Walling, Harold Walling and Jesse Walling, all of Salem. (Portland Oregonian, November 14, 1935)

The Police Blotter

A young man named Seymour Glandon was arrested in Ashland Tuesday by Deputy Sheriff Logan on a warrant from Polk county, where he is wanted to answer on a charge of seduction. (The Oregonian, October 7, 1886)

Sussex Courts open. Continue but four days. One trial of note was Jacob Kimble vs. James R. Inglis, for seduction of daughter. Verdict $300. (Newspaper Clippings from the Sussex Register. 1887-1899. Newton, N.J.: The Register. Originally published August 15, 1837)

Miller, S.D., March 19. — The sheriff has brought in Willard Davis, charged with store breaking. Dave and John Rorick have also been arrested. It develops that an organized band has been operating here for some time. (Bismarck Tribune, March 19, 1894, and  Aberdeen Daily News, March 19, 1894)

BURGLARIES IN DECKERTOWN: Burglars were at work in Deckertown, Wednesday night. They entered the residence of Mayor Margarum and ransacked the lower part of the house, but only got $6, which they took from Miss Mary Margarum’s purse. (Middletown Daily Argus, March 23, 1894)

Levi Lateer was arrested, to-day, on the charge of keeping a disorderly house in the North End. He pleased not guilty and demanded a jury trial, and gave bail for his appearance from trial on Friday. (Middletown Daily Argus, August 31, 1896)

The case against of the people vs. Levi Lateer, charged with keeping a disorderly house at the North End, was called before the Recorder this morning. The defendant was discharged, the complainant failing to put in an appearance. (Middletown Daily Argus, September 22, 1896)

Mrs. Thelma B. Brown, 41, of 808 Luck avenue was fined $10 and court costs Thursday in Municipal Court after she pleaded guilty to a charge of reckless operation. Mrs. Brown was charged Wednesday after she parked her auto and opened her car door into the path of a car driven by Charles F. Hutchinson, 35, of 739 Homewood. The accident occurred on Homewood avenue. (Zanesville Times Recorder, February 28, 1964)

Some Short Divorce Announcements

Beriba Wagner and Ella Walling have obtained divorces from their respective partners, Heinrich Wagner and A.C. Walling, Mrs. Walling taking her maiden name of Ella Ball.  (The Oregonian, May 23, 1883)

Jennie L. Glandon vs. T.S. Glandon, decree of divorce granted.  (The Oregonian, March 20, 1892)

Holly, Mich., June 7. – Mrs. Erma Sutton started divorce proceedings against Elmer J. Sutton, to whom she was married Nov. 2, 1911.  Her former name was Erma Lockwood.  They have a 10-year old child of whom the mother asks the custody.  (Flint Journal, June 7, 1922)

Martha Rorick secured a divorce from Dallas D. Rorick in the Linn county court last week on the grounds of desertion.  Mrs. Rorick is 65 years of age, and Mr. Rorick is 79 years old.  All the property in her possession is awarded to Mrs. Rorick.  (Monticello Express, January 14, 1926).

Short Crime Reports

A young man named Seymour Glandon was arrested in Ashland Tuesday by Deputy Sheriff Logan on a warrant from Polk county, where he is wanted to answer on a charge of seduction.  (The Oregonian, October 7, 1886)

Oregon City, Nov. 2 (Special)  — Cecil Hallinan of Portland, indicted some time ago for operating a slot machine in Clackamas county, will be tried on November 8, it was announced today by District Attorney Fred Miller.  (The Oregonian, November 3, 1935)

Sussex Courts open.  Continue but four days.  One trial of note was Jacob Kimble vs. James R. Inglis, for seduction of daughter.  Verdict $300.  (Newspaper Clippings from the Sussex Register.  1887-1899.  Newton, N.J.: The Register.  Originally published August 15, 1837)

Levi Lateer was arrested, to-day, on the charge of keeping a disorderly house in the North End.  He pleaded not guilty and demanded a jury trial, and gave bail for his appearance from trial on Friday.  (Middletown Daily Argus, August 31, 1896)

The case against of the people vs. Levi Lateer, charged with keeping a disorderly house at the North End, was called before the Recorder this morning.  The defendant was discharged, the complainant failing to put in an appearance.  (Middletown Daily Argus, September 22, 1896)

BURGLARIES IN DECKERTOWN: Burglars were at work in Deckertown, Wednesday night. They entered the residence of Mayor Margarum and ransacked the lower part of the house, but only got $6, which they took from Miss Mary Margarum’s purse. (Middletown Daily Argus, March 23, 1894)

Miller, S.D., March 19. – The sheriff has brought in Willard Davis, charged with store breaking.  Dave and John Rorick have also been arrested.  It develops that an organized band has been operating here for some time.  (Aberdeen Daily News, April 19, 1894)