Managing Ranch

Hollis Kizer, of Carlsbad, New Mexico, will manage the R.S. Loosley ranch at Fort Klamath during Loosley’s disability following extensive surgery. Mrs. Kizer, the former Maxine Loosley, and their three children are also here. Mr. and Mrs. Loosley visited her sister [sic] and family, the Burrill Redpaths, in Medford a couple of days the first of the week.

Source: Klamath Falls Herald and News, May 8, 1957.

Business and Professional News from the 1900s

Judge Mays went across the river this morning, and in company with Mr. Rorick, of North Dalles, examined the grade leading to the top of the Klickitat mountain with the view of seeing what is necessary to be done to put it in good condition for the teams hauling wheat to this market. Mr. Mays has collected several hundred dollars from Dalles business men, which will be expended on the grade under the supervision of Mr. Rorick. (The Dalles Chronicle, October 3, 1900)

A beaver enterprise is soon to be started at Wood River by J.L. [sic] Loosley and D. Harshbarger. They will build an enclosure of woven wire and capture and stock it with beavers. The animals will be domesticated and the fur will be marketed. (Portland Oregonian, October 28, 1900)

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Business and Professional News from the 1880s

J.D. Sutton, formerly of Cheboygan, now a life insurance agent of Detroit, will soon remove to Indianapolis, Ind., having been appointed state agent for a well known insurance company. (Cheboygan Democrat, February 17, 1881)

Emma T. Loosley has been appointed Postmistress at Klamath Agency Oregon. (Oregon Sentinel, December 23, 1882)

NEW STORE.—Frank Rorick, of Lowden, Iowa, has rented the south room of Tyrrell’s block, and about the 25th of this month will take possession with a large stock of groceries. (Wright County Monitor, March 14, 1883)

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Untitled (Ruth Loosley & Merle Ansberry)

Major and Mrs. Milan A. Loosley of Alvarado road, Claremont, Berkeley, formally announce the betrothal of their daughter, Miss Ruth Evelyn Loosley, to Mr. Merle Ansberry of Berkeley.

Miss Loosley is a graduate of the University of California with the class of ’30, where she was a member of the Theta Upsilon sorority and of Treble Clef musical society. She is a sister of Dr. Allyn Loosely and of Mr. Richard V. Loosley, who is now attending the state university.

Mr. Ansberry is the son of Mrs. E.O. Sumner and received his A.B. degree in ’29 and his M.A. in ’30. He is a member of Phi Delta Kappa fraternity and of Circle “C” society.

Source: Oakland Tribune, January 11, 1932.

Love on the Rocks

Elmer O. Beardsley, proprietor of the Klamath Falls iron works, has entered suit for divorce against his wife, who was Miss Ada Loosley of Fort Klamath.  (Sacramento Union, February 26, 1912)

Keterine Walling has sued Edw. W. Walling for divorce. They were married in Portland in 1903, and she says he has not visited anyone in her company for six years, but for one exception, at the home of his sister. Constant fault-finding has worn her out, and she wants her freedom. (Hillsboro Argus, August 3, 1916)

Bills for divorce have been filed in Circuit Court by Patsy against John E. Wright, Exie L. against Milo Gerard and Edward against Margaret Northouse. (Grand Rapids Press, October 20, 1966)

Car Bucks Its Way Through Deep Snow

Chevrolet Last Machine in Crater Lake Park.

Drifts Three Feet Deep

Half-Mile Trip Requires Three Hours and 18 Miles Out Takes Three Days’ Time

A Chevrolet “490” touring car is the last machine to visit Crater Lake Park this year, according to A.C. Loosley, a cattleman from Fort Klamath who visited Regner & Fields, local Chevrolet distributors last week. Loosley’s 5000-acre ranch is 100 miles from Medford and on November 14 Loosley was marooned for four days in the mountains, with over three feet of snow as a barrier to the outside world.

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Local Dairy Sold

Bird Loosley and John Auten have purchased the cows, equipment and route of the Stiles Dairy, and will operate the concern as the Klamath Dairy. The new owners will move the dairy to the old Straw property in Fairview addition, owned by Mr. Loosley.

Source:  Klamath Falls Evening Herald, November 18, 1915. 

Junior Annual Staff At University Of Oregon

UNIVERSITY OF OREGON, Eugene, Or., March 22.—(Special.)—Oliver B. Huston and Carey V. Loosley have been entrusted by the junior class of the University with the publishing of the “Oregona,” the college year book.

Oliver B. Huston, the editor-in-chief, is a Portland lad and captain of this Spring’s track team. Carey V. Loosley, who is handling the financial end of the annual, registers from Klamath Falls. He is also varsity yell-leader.

The “Oregona” will be bigger and better this year than ever before. No expense is being spared in securing splendid illustrations. The book will be printed some time in May, and a number of copies will be sent to each high school in the state.

Source: Portland Oregonian, March 29, 1909.

Taken Up

TAKEN UP BY THE UNDERSIGNED, living on Mad River, about two miles from Fort Klamath, Lake County, Oregon, the following described property.

One dark bay mare, about 6 years old, black mane and tail, small star in forehead and about 15 hands high.

Also, one bright bay mare, about 3 years old, 15 hands high, star in forehead, near hind foot white, mane and tail black and has a scar on the near nostril.

Also, one sorrel mare, about 3 years old, star in forehead, small slip on nose, both hind feet white, no brands or other artificial marks perceivable on any of the above described animals, said estrays were taken up about December 20, 1877.

John Loosley.

Source: Albany Democrat, May 17, 1878.

Couple Married Here

Mr. and Mrs. Cary V. Loosley of Fort Klamath announce the marriage of their daughter, Frances Dorothy, to Alan Gilbert Horton, United States army, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Horton of Medford. The ceremony was read at an early morning mass June 16 at St. Stephen’s Catholic church here, Rev. A.J. Carmody officiating. Miss Patricia Neubecker of Seattle, Wash., was soloist and Eris Strober of Lewiston, Idaho, was organist.

The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore a frock of white satin and illusion and finger-tip illusion veil falling from a coronet of seed pearls. Her bouquet was a shower of roses, larkspur and bouvardia.

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