Business & Professional Notices from 1900

Wing & Bostwick, the Lawrenceville storekeepers, have set up a gasoline engine in their establishment to furnish power for their lighting apparatus. (Wellsboro Gazette, January 31, 1900)

J.T. Rorick last week cut a field of rye on the old Frank Taylor place across the river from The Dalles, Or., that average in height six feet and eight inches. Mr. Rorick says it beat any rye crop he ever saw. (The Hood River Glacier, June 8, 1900)

Mr. W.W. Hutchinson, of Lawrenceville, has bought and will continue the coal business established by his father-in-law, the late Hon. George T. Losey. (Wellsboro Agitator, June 13, 1900)


Business & Professional Notices from 1883

J.W. Linderman arrived home Sunday evening, for a few days visit. He reports the hotel at Seney, of the building of which he has had charge, approaching completion, and thinks the carpentry work will be finished about the first of next month. The hotel is considerable of a house, the main building being 55×25 feet, two stories high, with an L 25×32 feet, the same height, with two one story additions in the rear, one 17×32 feet, and the other 9×11½ feet. About the first of February he will his take his force of men to McMillan station to put up a hotel there, somewhat larger than the one at Seney. It is to be two stories, with mansard roof, and of a very neat design. (Cheboygan Northern Tribune, January 27, 1883)

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First Woman Pastor To Be Ordained Here

Rev. Myra Hutchinson, associate pastor at Junction City and Harrisburg is taking the examination at the Methodist church preparatory to ordination next Sunday.  Mrs. Hutchinson will be the first woman ordained by the Methodist church in Oregon and one of the first anywhere, as the General Session in Springfield, Mass., made it possible for the first time.

Source:  Medford Mail Tribune, September 16, 1924.

Clerking in Fifth Street Grocery

SPRINGFIELD, Ore., Jan. 4.—W.V. Hutchinson of this city, has accepted a position as clerk in the Fifth Street grocery owned and operated by R.W. Smith. Mr. Hutchinson recently resigned his position as mail carrier on route No. 2 out of Springfield. Bruce Lansbury carried the mail Thursday morning as J.F. Hanekamp, of Eugene, who was to have taken the route, failed to appear.

Source: Eugene Morning Register, January 5, 1918.

Is Lay Preacher at Canyonville

Mr. and Mrs. W.V. Hutchinson and daughter, Myra Adell, came down this morning from Cottage Grover where they have been attending the Methodist camp meeting. They will go on in a few days to their house at Canyonville where Mr. Hutchinson is a lay preacher in the Methodist church. They formerly lived in Eugene and will visit with friends here.

Source: Eugene Guard, August 23, 1921.

Cornelia Hutchinson Miller

Cornelia Miller, 25, wife of Norman W. Miller, 1562 Miller street, died Sept. 26. Survived by her husband, a son, Richard, four years old; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Weller Hutchinson of Hebo; and a sister at Hebo.  Funeral services will be in the Terwilliger funeral home Sunday afternoon at 2 o’clock.

Source:  Oregon Statesman Journal, September 28, 1929.

Harrisburg and Junction City’s Pulpits Vacant

Harrisburg, Jan. 17 (Special)—Rev. Myra Hutchinson has notified the local membership of the M.E. church here that she cannot continue as pastor because of the illness of her husband, Rev. W.V. Hutchinson of Junction City.  They may soon leave the state entirely as Mr. Hutchinson has suffered a general breakdown.

No successor to either pulpit has yet been named but a Mr. Christianson, principal of a Eugene high school is to occupy the one here the coming Sunday.

Source:  Albany Democrat, January 22, 1925.

Weller Hutchinson Back

Weller Hutchinson has returned to Eugene and has purchased a half interest in the Miller grocery at the Thirteenth avenue east and High street, and the firm will hereafter be operated under the name of Miller and Hutchinson. Ransom Miller is the other partner.

Source:  Eugene Guard, February 25, 1925.

Entertainment Is Very Pleasurable

Lawrenceville, Pa., Feb. 20.—(Special.)—The entertainment given by young people under the management of W.W. Hutchinson, Friday evening was pleasurable. The townspeople and also many for miles around were present. Arthur Hutchinson of Elmira favored the audience with a beautiful solo and responded to an encore. The net proceeds were about $60 which will be used for the benefit of the Presbyterian church.

Source: Elmira Star-Gazette, February 20, 1912.

Mourning Friends Pay Last Respects

Remains of Gosper C. Hutchinson, Who Died in Elmira, Laid at Rest Yesterday Afternoon

Lawrenceville, Pa., Jan. 18.—The remains of Gosper C. Hutchinson were brought here from Elmira Monday morning and the funeral was held at the home of his son, W.W. Hutchinson at 2 o’clock and was largely attended, the I.O.O.F. Lodge, of which he was a charter member, attended in a body. His pastor, the Rev. Guy B. Galligher of Hedding M.E. Church in Elmira, delivered an excellent discourse. The Rev. Montague A. Shipman, pastor of Lawrenceville Methodist Episcopal Church, offered prayers and assisted at the grave. Mrs. Peter Sutphen, soloist, of Hedding Church, Elmira, sang two beautiful selections.

The pall bearers were: Messrs. A.T. Porter, J.N. Hill, Henry Stowell, Willard Middaugh, Charles Seelye, Jerome Shellman. The I.O.O.F. ritual service was used at the grave. The floral offerings were numerous and beautiful. Continue reading “Mourning Friends Pay Last Respects”