Business & Professional Notices from 1904

War Department order: Recruit Milan A. Loosley of the general service, now at Dallas, Tex., is transferred to the signal corps at Benecia Barracks, Cal. (San Francisco Call, March 12, 1904)

Amos Mauchmar, who has been employed as night operator at the union depot during the past two months, left Thursday for his home in Wayland, the night office being closed for the season. (Alma Record, April 22, 1904)

Reynolds & Marshall this week purchased half a lot from Otto Walling near the St. John Hardware Company building, and will their harness shop there as soon as their new building is finished. (Colfax Gazette, May 27, 1904)

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Ruth Loosley Becomes Bride Of M. Ansberry

Wedding Is Held in Berkeley Church in Presence of the Family, Intimate Friends.

In the presence of the immediate family and a few intimate friends assembled in St. Clement’s church, Berkeley, at high noon today, Miss Ruth Loosley became the bride of Mr. Merle Ansberry of Hanford, Calif., Rev. Lindley R. Miller, rector, officiating. A profusion of white flowers adorned the altar.

The couple was unattended, and following the reading of the ritual a reception and wedding breakfast was served at the home of the bride’s parents, Major and Mrs. Milan A. Loosley, on Alvarado road.

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Anniversary Of Pioneers

Former Klamath Residents Honored At Ashland Home

The following story which appears in the Ashland Daily Tidings will be of interest to the many friends of Mr. and Mrs. George Loosley, formerly of this city:

“Mr. and Mrs. George W. Loosley yesterday observed their sixtieth wedding anniversary at their Third street home here. Although Mrs. Loosley has been quite ill for several years, friends sent many gifts, letters and telegrams.

“Emma T. Anderson and George W. Loosley were married May the second, 1880, at the residence of Captain O.C. Applegate, brother-in-law of the bride, at the Klamath Agency. Mr. Loosley was in government employ at the time of his marriage, as superintendent of shops and mills. They lived there for two years after their marriage and then moved to their ranch near Fort Klamath which they have owned ever since.

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Celebrate Birthdays With Dinner Party

Mrs. George W. Loosley and Mr. Fred Neil celebrated their birthdays jointly Friday evening at the home of Mrs. Loosley on Oak street, where a fine dinner was served to those who had gathered to help make the day a pleasant one for those celebrating the anniversary of their birth.

Those present during the evening were Mr. and Mrs. E.K. Loosley and son, of Montague, Calif., Mr. and Mrs. C.V. Loosley and two children, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Neil, sons Joe and Kay and daughter, and Mr. and Mrs. G.W. Loosley.

Source: Ashland Weekly Tidings, December 13, 1922.

Some Short Business Items

Edward Loosley has just been appointed postmaster at Montague, Calif. Loosley is the son of Mr. and Mrs. George Loosley, who were for many years residents of Fort Klamath, where the new official attended school. (Klamath Falls Evening Herald, June 24, 1916)

Harry Tyrrell of the Mountain Oil company is so well pleased with his No. 1 on the Connor land, Cleveland field, that he has ordered timbers on the ground for No. 2. Argus & Compton are also preparing to commence a well on their land adjoining the Connor on the north. (Tulsa World, November 3, 1911)

Jay Rorick, who formerly operated Rorick’s gift shop at N.W. 23rd avenue and Burnside street, is now in business under the name of Lampshades Exclusive, in the Sherlock building, 309 S.W. 3rd avenue. Rorick and his staff of two create lampshades to order and also conduct classes in lampshade making. (The Oregonian, October 3, 1956)

Come To Quincy For Wedding

Popular Beckwith Couple Quietly Married at County Seat Wednesday

Harry R. Loosley, 27, son of M.F. Loosley of Beckwith, and Amelia E. Bruning, 31, who has been assistant in the post office at that place, were married at Quincy Wednesday afternoon by the Rev. C.H. Stephenson in the parsonage of the Quincy Community Church. Mr. and Mrs. Howard Clendenin, of the County Seat, were witnesses to the marriage.

Following the wedding, Mr. and Mrs. Loosley left for an auto honeymoon through northern Oregon and may, should the bridegroom find a business opening in the northern state that appeals to him, locate there permanently. Otherwise, it was announced, they will return to Beckwith where Mr. Loosley is associated with his father in a general merchandise and garage business.

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Marriage License Notices Through the Years

Ruby Frances Walling, 19, to Clifford D. Warner, 23. (Newberg Graphic, April 26, 1906)

5900—Carl M. Field, 22, Muskegon; Carrie L. Chittenden, 21, Muskegon.  (Muskegon Chronicle, May 10, 1906)

License to wed was issued to Daniel A. Larmer and Eva Walling, Wednesday. (Polk County Observer, November 16, 1906)

Marriage licenses were yesterday granted to Louis E. Bueltuer, aged 21, to wed Ella Meyers, aged 18, and G.A. Day, 21, to marry Arba Walling. (Salem Capital Journal, September 30, 1908) Continue reading “Marriage License Notices Through the Years”

Brother of Klamath Man Retires From Army After Experience of Thirty Years in the Service

Stringing wires around the world—from the snows of Alaska to the balmy tropics of the equator—is the unique army experience of Master Sergeant M.A. Loosley, signal corps, who has just retired after 30 years in the army.

Sergeant Loosley is a brother of F.M. Loosley, owner of White Pelican Iron Works of this city and has a number of friends in Klamath County. Sergeant Loosley was attached to the Presidio, San Francisco, when he was honorably retired on July 11th.

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Area Soldier Hurt In Fall

FORT KLAMATH—Mrs. Raymond S. Loosley has received word of severe injuries sustained by her son, S.Sgt. Wilfred Loosley, as a result of a fall from an airplane on which he was working in Japan. According to information available, Loosley will be hospitalized for four months. His injuries include a broken elbow and broken leg.

Earlier this year Sergeant Loosley, with his wife and two children, was transferred from McChord Air Force Base at Tacoma to his present location with the Air Force. He is a native of Fort Klamath, the son of the late Raymond Stewart Loosley.

Source: Klamath Falls Herald and News, July 5, 1960.

Martha Joan Loosley Is Fall Bride Of Robert E. Driesner On Oct. 5 In Fort Klamath Methodist Church

FORT KLAMATH – The Fort Klamath Community Methodist Church was the setting for a large fall wedding at 3 p.m. Saturday, October 5, when Martha Joan Loosley became the bride of Robert E. Driesner. She is the daughter of Mrs. Raymond S. Loosley and the late Raymond S. Loosley of Fort Klamath, and the bridegroom’s parents are Mr. and Mrs. Edward Driesner of Milwaukie, Oregon.

The impressive double-ring candlelight service was read by the Rev. Herbert Butt, pastor of Hillcrest Church, Portland, before a background of chrysanthemums, acorns and wheat in vivid autumn colors. Pews were marked with wide white satin ribbon combined with small bouquets of chrysanthemums, acorns and wheat in the prevailing floral church décor.

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