Business & Professional Notices from the 1940s

Cecil Hallinan, Clackamas Distributing company, Oregon City, wholesaler’s beer and wholesaler’s wine licenses suspended 10 days for financial assistance to retailers. (Salem Statesman Journal, April 19, 1940)

The Waldport theater will reopen Friday evening. Operator of the theater will be S.D. Walling of the Walling circuit in valley cities. (Eugene Guard, March 30 1941)

S.D. Walling has torn off the old porch on the front of the Victory theater and built an addition in place of the porch. (Eugene Guard, September 4, 1944)

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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)

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)

Matrimonial News from the Aughts

Miss Frances Walling, daughter of Albert Walling, a prominent nurseryman, living near Oswego, and Leonard Hallinan, of the same place were married at the residence of the bride’s parents on Monday evening last. (Hillsboro Independent, June 22, 1906)

James Glandon and Miss Janette Jacks were married December 20 at 201 Eleventh street, the resident of the pastor of the White Temple. Dr. J. Whitcomb Brougher performed the ceremony. (Oregon Daily Journal, December 23, 1906)

The young people gave Mr. and Mrs. John Clemans a great send-off Thursday afternoon when they took the train for Peru. Their trunks were decorated with such suggestive placards as “Mr. and Mrs. Newlyweds;” “Just Married,” etc. On the groom’s back was pinned a paper informing the public in large letters that “We’re just married, we are.” The young couple were showered with rice until the train pulled out. (Nebraska Advertiser, December 27, 1907)

Albert G. Walling

Funeral services for Albert G. Walling, pioneer of Oregon who died at Rockaway May 17, were held in Portland Monday afternoon with interment in the Rose City cemetery. Walling was born June 24, 1847 on the plains while his parents, George and Francis Walling were on their way to Oregon. He made his home in Portland until about ten years ago. He is survived by his widow, Mary Walling, of Rockaway; three children, Mrs. Elsa Beardon [sic], Rockaway; Mrs. Frances Hallinan and Walter W. Walling and one brother, George Walling of Salem; and the following grandchildren, Mrs. Altha Butler, Mrs. Genevieve Johnson, Seattle, Miss Marjorie Walling, Salem and Cecil Hallinan and Marydell Walling, of Redland.

Source: Salem Daily Capital Journal, May 21, 1928.

Mrs. Rosie Hardenstine

WYSOX, Feb. 4—Mrs. Rosie Hardenstine Parks, 66, died Saturday evening at the home of her daughter, Mrs. William Groover, near here. Besides Mrs. Groover she is survived by a sister, Mrs. Garn Campbell; one brother, Malcolm Huff of Wysox; one other daughter, Mrs. Cephas Hall of Riggs; two sons, Henry Hardenstine of Saco and Lewis Hardenstine of Syracuse; and 17 grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at the Wysox church Wednesday at 2 p.m. Burial in Wysox cemetery.

Source: Sayre Evening Times, February 4, 1935.

Frances Hallinan

HALLINAN – Frances, late of Oregon City, formerly of Redland; wife of Leonard, mother of Cecil. Funeral services Wednesday, 1:30 pm, from the chapel of Holman, Hankins and Rilance, Oregon City. Vault interment Mount View cemetery.

Source: Portland Oregonian, March 20, 1951.

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)