Funeral rites held for ‘Angel of Yountville’

Mrs. Olga Adrienne Loosley, who devoted her life to loving people and serving humanity as was known at the California Veteran’s Home, Napa county, as the “Angel of Yountville,” has died.

Mrs. Loosley succumbed Saturday, April 5, at Pacific Presbyterian Hospital in San Francisco, suffering from cancer and a bad heart condition.

A 50-year resident of Sebastopol, Mrs. Loosley dedicated years of service to the American Legion and was a member of the Sebastopol branch of the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary.

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Hymeneal Notes

The Deckertown Independent says: “A pretty home wedding occurred at the residence of Mr. Wallace W. Titsworth, in the Clove, Thursday afternoon, at 2 o’clock, the parties united being Mr. Lebeus Martin, of that town, and Miss Lizzie, youngest daughter of Mr. Titsworth. The home was tastefully trimmed with ferns, evergreens and flowers, and presented a beautiful appearance. The ceremony was performed by Rev. Chas. C. Lathrop, of Deckertown, beneath an evergreen arch, from which was suspended a floral horseshoe. The bridesmaid was Miss Mary Titsworth, daughter of Mr. Alfred Titsworth, and a cousin of the bride. The ushers were Messrs. Wallace Titsworth, Jr., brother of the bride, Edward Titsworth, J. Edward Howell and Charles A. Dickinson. Lohengrin’s wedding march was rendered by Miss Carrie Gould. The bride was attired in cream faille silk, and carried a bouquet of tea roses. The bridesmaid wore white China silk, and carried a bouquet of white roses.

Source: Middletown Times-Press, November 28, 1892.

End of a Bitter Contest

As will be seen by the telegraphic news on the first page of the Times, the long contest over the office of postmaster at Deckertown, N.J., has been settled at last by the appointment of Mr. Humphrey Martin. There were a dozen or more applicants for the place. The new postmaster is the father-in-law of Mr. James E. Stanton, the present incumbent.

Source: Middletown Times-Press, February 13, 1894.

Coulter-Martin

Huguenot, Aug. 21.—Miss Bessie M. Martin, of Huguenot, and William John Coulter, of Middletown, were united in marriage at the home of the bride’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Geo. E. Martin, in Huguenot, at one o’clock on Tuesday afternoon, August 19th, the ceremony being performed by the Rev. E.R. Kruizenga pastor of the First Presbyterian church of Port Jervis, in the presence of 40 relatives, friends and invited guests.

Mr. and Mrs. Coulter were conveyed to this city by automobile and took Erie train 2 at 4:45 p.m., for a trip to New York city and points of interest in that city.

They will be at home after September 15th at 54 Sprague avenue, Middletown, N.Y.

Source: Port Jervis Evening Gazette, August 22, 1913.

Bess Martin & William Coulter

Port Jervis, Aug. 20 — Miss Bess M. Martin, of Huguenot, and Mr. William John Coulter, of Middletown, were united in marriage at the home of the bride’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. George E. Martin, in Huguenot, at one o’clock on Tuesday afternoon, August 19th, the ceremony being performed by Rev. E.R. Kruizeng, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church of Port Jervis, in the presence of 40 relatives, friends and invited guests. Mr. and Mrs. Coulter were conveyed to this city by automobile and took the Erie train to New York city and points of interest in that vicinity. They will be at home after September 15th at 54 Sprague avenue, Middletown, N.Y. Both Mr. and Mrs. Coulter are former employees of The Union and are held in high esteem by a large circle of friends. Mrs. Coulter has served for five years as stenographer in The Union office and Mr. Coulter for a number of years has been in the employ of Standard Oil Company [unclear] Middletown. The Union joins with many friends in Port Jervis and vicinity in extending to Mr. and Mrs. Coulter best wishes for a long, happy and prosperous life.

Source: Middletown Times-Press, August 21, 1913.