Society (excerpt)

The annual gathering of the Walling clan took place Sunday in Walling grove, near Lincoln. Eighty eight were present, the oldest being Mrs. Nancy J. Wise age eighty. Five members are old Oregon pioneers. A picnic dinner was spread in the grove and a short program was enjoyed, after which Tracy Walling was elected president of the clan for the coming year, Ralph D. [sic] Walling, vice president; Mrs. J.D. Walling, secretary and Will Toner, treasurer.

Source: Salem Capital Journal, July 14, 1920.


Untitled (Ethel Walling & James Mott)

Undoubtedly the wedding of Miss Ethel Walling and James Mott, which took place last Sunday at the Frank Loose country residence, was the principal social event of the week. Dr. W.C. Kantner officiated, using the beautiful ring ceremony, and only the bride’s immediate relatives were present. The bride, who was unattended, was charming in a smart brown tailleur and wore a hat of the same shade. The young couple left immediately for Astoria where they will make their home.

Mrs. Mott is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. D. [sic] of Polk county, and extremely well known in Salem. She was formerly a student, of Sacred Heart academy, and is a graduate of the Oregon Agricultural college and is a member of the Alpha Chi Omega sorority. She is an artist of pronounced ability. For several years she has been residing in Portland.

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M’Coy Couple Arrested

Kidnapping Charge Is Made By Woman’s Husband

T.A. Olsen and Mrs. Verda Walling Taken Into Custody by Sheriff Near Silverton

DALLAS, Or., Dec. 12.—(Special.)—T.A. Olsen and Mrs. Verda Walling, both living in the vicinity of McCoy were captured by Sheriff Orr near Silverton yesterday and were brought back last night to Dallas, where they will be made to answer a kidnapping charge made by Rupert [sic] Walling, husband of the woman.

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Untitled (Harry M. Walling

Harry M. Walling, 56, died at his home, 23d and Turner road, this morning at 9:15 o’clock. The body is at the W.T. Rigdon undertaking company parlors. Funeral announcement will be made later. Walling leaves his wife, Mrs. Grace Walling, and three daughters, Mrs. Hazel Creson, Cottage Grove, and Misses Beulah and Pearl, of this city. He also has four brothers.

Source: Salem Capital Journal, December 10, 1919.

Mrs. Lewis Redding

Mrs. Lewis Redding passed from earth life at her home in Wyoming, Ill., Tuesday, January 16, 1894, at 6 o’clock a.m., of dropsy and heart trouble, aged 48 years, 4 months and 5 days.

Mrs. Redding, whose maiden name was Walling, was born near Canton, Fulton county, Ill., September 11th, 1845. She was married November 18th, 1861, to Lewis Redding. Six children blessed this union—five of whom, with their father, survive her, one little girl having gone before.

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In Memoriam

At a special communication of Amity Lodge, No. 20, A.F. & A.M., held May 11, 1870, A.D. 1870, the following preamble and resolutions were adopted:

WHEREAS, It has pleased the Supreme Architect of the Universe to summon from his labor upon earth, our beloved brother, Jesse D. Walling, calling him, by his Omnipotent will, to that judgment which awaits all who are toiling in this earthly temple, and

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Short News Items from 1952

Charles Pollut Jr. is convalescing at his home on Eleventh Street [Palisades Park] following a tonsillectomy at Holy Name Hospital. (Bergen Evening Record, February 16, 1952)

Mr. and Mrs. Veryl Palmer, of Flint, returned to their farm home Tuesday evening, to spend a few days vacation here. (Clare Sentinel, May 9, 1952)

Mr. and Mrs. Lester Walling and four daughters, Mary Ellen Law, Christina Law, Sharon and Shirley Walling, are new Sunrise residents who lived for the past year in Brownsville and who previous to that were at Nebraska City, Neb. Christina was a boarding student at St. Mary’s Academy during the last year. Walling is a logging truck operator who is employed by Maloney and Chambers. Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Antrim took the Nebraska people to Newport. (Albany Democrat-Herald, July 2, 1952)

Short News Items from 1921

Mark Rorick of Morenci and Estel [sic] Rorick of The Dalles, Oregon, were guests Saturday of Carl Guss. (Adrian Daily Telegram, May 19, 1921)

Mrs. Leonard Hallinan, who has been visiting with her mother, Mrs. Albert Walling, at Rockaway, stopped over with relatives in Oswego while on the way to her home in Redland. (Oregon Daily Journal, June 25, 1921)

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Short News Items from 1917

Edward Loosley is over from Montague for a few days, visiting G.W. Loosley and other relatives and friends.  He is connected with the Loosley-Lwinnell company over in northern California and says all kinds of prosperity exists over there.  (Ashland Daily Tidings, January 4, 1917)

Mr. and Mrs. Albert Walling, of Portland, are visiting their daughter, Mrs. Leonard Hallinan, this week.  They expect to go to their summer home at Rockaway Beach about May 1st.  They have cottages and tents to rent and will go down to have them ready for their summer grade.  (Oregon City Enterprise, April 27, 1917)

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