Tacoma Folks Visit

ZENA, April 14—Recent visitors here from Tacoma at the homes of Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Walling of Zena and Mr. and Mrs. J.D. Walling of Lincoln were Mrs. Lorraine Frakes Keil and daughter Margaret and Mrs. James Newberry.

Source: Salem Statesman Journal, April 15, 1937.

Short News Items from 1949

Lincoln—Mrs. Lorraine Keil of Altoona, Iowa and her sister, Mrs. J.S. Gilkey of Wheatland visited their aunt, Mrs. J.D. Walling and cousin, Mrs. Eva Purvine Monday. Mrs. Keil and Mrs. Gilkey are the former Lorraine and Mildred Frakes and formerly lived here. (Salem Statesman Journal, January 6, 1949)

Mrs. E.N. Baldwin and family spent the week end in Fayette, Ohio. On their way home they visited there son, Ned Nelson Baldwin and family at Tecumseh. (Livingston County Press, April 13, 1949)

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Short News Items from 1937

Mr. and Mrs. Remmel Blankenbush and son, of New Jersey, spent the week end with Mrs. Minnie Bellas [sic]. (Wilkes-Barre Record, January 9, 1937)

Rv. James D. Bryden of South Walnut Street has returned from Green Cove Springs, Fla., where he spent a month with his son, Rev. Lewis B. Bryden and family. (Wilkes-Barre Record, March 6, 1937

Mr. and Mrs. J.F. Loosley have returned to Fort Klamath after spending the winter months visiting their son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. John Zbinden, near Klamath Falls. (Klamath Falls Evening Herald, April 9, 1937)

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Wallings Are Host To Tacoma Friends

LINCOLN—Mrs. Harry Keil and daughter, Margaret of Tacoma, Wn., are guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. J.D. Walling, who has just returned from a trip to Alaska and also Tacoma.

Mrs. Keil formerly lived in this vicinity, having spent her girlhood on the old J.D. Walling donation land claim near Zena. She is a daughter of Mrs. Frank Peaslee. Four years had elapsed since she had visited here when she attended the clan reunion. Mrs. Peaslee and Margaret will visit other relatives while here. They, with Miss Gertrude Walling accompanied Harold Walling of Portland to Toledo Thursday to visit and an aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. William Toner.

Source: Salem Daily Capital Journal, August 9, 1930.