KLAMATH FALLS, Or., April 13. — (Special.) — Marion F. Loosley, a pioneer of the Wood River Valley at the north end of Upper Klamath Lake, has just closed a deal with M.L. Erickson, supervisor of the Crater National Forest, for the purchase of 30,000,000 feet of fine timber on that forest reserve. The land lies on Seven-Mile Creek and embraces 2500 acres heavily timbered with yellow and sugar pine, Douglas and white fir. The price paid for the timber is: Yellow and sugar pine, $3.25 per thousand; Douglas fir, $2.25, and white fir, $1.35. Mr. Loosley was formerly in the sawmill business on a small scale in the Wood River Valley, but for several years devoted his attention to cattle raising. It is understood that he has ordered machinery to establish a mill on Seven-Mile Creek to cut up the timber he has purchased. The mill is to be within a short distance of the edge of the lake, where water transportation can be had near the Oregon Trunk road, which is surveyed through from Medford to tap the big timber belt north of here. (Portland Oregonian, April 14, 1911)
Harry J. Northrup, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Northrup, of 222 Mansion street, who is connected with the office of the division engineer of the State Highway Department, has been transferred to construction work on new state roads now being built at Kenoza Lake, Sullivan County, where he will probably be located the greater part of the summer. (Poughkeepsie Eagle-News, May 22, 1912)
To the loss of Zephyrhills and the gain of Jacksonville is what happened last Friday when Rev. M.D. Fuller and wife left for the latter place, where Rev. Fuller takes charge of the Perry Avenue M.E. Church, the coming year. These good people have spent several winters in our midst and although Mr. Fuller was not the pastor of the Methodist Church here, he was a great and most learned worker for the cause. His face will be greatly missed on each Sunday to come. (Tampa Tribune, January 24, 1915)
Mr. and Mrs. F.M. Loosley, from Seattle, have moved to Beckwith. F.M. is a son of M.F. Loosley and will have charge of the new garage of M.F. Loosley and sons. We extend a hearty welcome to Mr. and Mrs. F.M. Loosley. (Feather River Bulletin, June 5, 1919)
Master Signal Electrician MILAN A. LOOSLEY, Fort Wood, N.Y., will be sent to Denver, Colo., to relieve Master Signal Electrician JOHN F. DILLON, who upon relief will be sent to Fort Wood, N.Y. (Washington Herald, April 30, 1908)
Jesse Walling threshed 2,350 bushels of wheat from 63 acres of new land that was in sagebrush last year, says the Nampa Record-Herald. (Idaho Recorder, September 3, 1908)
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)
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.
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.
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.
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)
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.
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”