Heavy Loss Caused By Fire At Nampa

The Partridge building on First street was destroyed by fire Tuesday afternoon.  An explosion in the rear of the millinery store in the building caused the fire, which for a time threatened adjoining buildings.  Miss Frankie Walling, proprietress of the store, denies that there was any explosives about the place, and there is much speculation as to what caused the explosion.  Volunteers assisted the firemen and after a hard fight the flames were confined to the Partridge building.  The loss on the building is estimated at $3,000, with half that amount of insurance.  Miss Walling carried $1,000 insurance on her stock, but this will not nearly cover the loss.

Source:  Caldwell Tribune, June 26, 1914.


George Walling Services To Be At Oregon City

Silverton, Ore., Dec 11 (Special) –Funeral services for George Walling, who died at the home of his son here Sunday, will be held from the Episcopal church at Oregon City Wednesday afternoon at 2 o’clock. Jack and Ekman of Silverton have charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Walling’s parents crossed the plains in 1845 and settled near Oregon City where he was born. His wife, (Margaret Johnston), was also of pioneer parentage. She died in 1925.

Mr. Walling is survived by one daughter, Mrs. George Sutherland of Rockaway, and four sons, Willie, of Jefferson, Chester of Silverton, Ralph of Turner, and Roy of Tulare, California.

Source: Salem Statesman Journal, December 12, 1928.

Will Contract His Hops for Thirty Years

John Walling, one of the pioneer farmers of Polk county, was doing Christmas shopping in the city yesterday.  Mr. Walling has a 77-acre farm of bottom land about seven miles north of the city, 40 of which is in hops and the balance is devoted to raising hay, fruit and garden truck.  In speaking of the hop situation this year Mr. Walling stated that he was willing to contract the half of his yearly production, which is approximately 65,000 pounds for at term of 30 years at 15 cents a pound.

Source:  Salem Capital Journal, December 24, 1909.

Mrs. Walling Leader

Grandmothers Club will meet Tuesday at the Woman’s Club, 450 E. 14th Ave., for 12:30 p.m. potluck luncheon. Mrs. S.D. Walling will act as chairman of a committee composed of all members whose names begin with “W.” Cards will follow.

At its last meeting the club gave $5 to the polio fund.

Source: Eugene Guard, February 14, 1955.

Albert G. Walling

Funeral services for Albert G. Walling, pioneer of Oregon who died at Rockaway May 17, were held in Portland Monday afternoon with interment in the Rose City cemetery. Walling was born June 24, 1847 on the plains while his parents, George and Francis Walling were on their way to Oregon. He made his home in Portland until about ten years ago. He is survived by his widow, Mary Walling, of Rockaway; three children, Mrs. Elsa Beardon [sic], Rockaway; Mrs. France Hallinan and Walter W. Walling and one brother, George Walling of Salem; and the following grandchildren, Mrs. Altha Butler, Mrs. Genevieve Johnson, Seattle, Miss Marjorie Walling, Salem and Cecil Hallinan and Marydell Walling, of Redland.

Source: Salem Daily Capital Journal, May 21, 1928.

T. Walling Pays $25 Fine

Ted Walling, of Salem, charged with unlawfully possessing intoxicating liquor, pleaded guilty when arraigned in the police court before Judge Earl Race yesterday afternoon and was sentenced to pay a fine of $25.

Walling was arrested here several days ago following an automobile chase in which several police officers figured.

Source:  Salem Capital Journal, August 10, 1922.

Funeral Held For Mrs. Loop

Amity, June 28.—Funeral services for Mrs. Joe Loop were held in Amity on last Thursday afternoon. She passed away at her home in Portland last Tuesday. She was well known in Amity, having spent her childhood here.

She is survived by her husband, Joe Loop, and one small son and one small daughter, of Portland; by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Walling, of Amity; [brother and sisters] Gilbert Wallington [sic], Mrs. Marie Munkers, Mrs. Dewitt Warner, of Amity; Merle Walling of Independence; Chester Walling, Falls City, and Mrs. Idahlia Freeman of Portland.

Source: Salem Daily Capital Journal, June 28, 1926.

Idaho Statute Is Sustained

Unlawful to Graze Sheep Within Two Miles of Habitation.

Washington, D.C., Feb. 5.—Owners of sheep in Idaho cannot let them run within two miles of a human habitation, according to a decision rendered in the supreme court of the United States yesterday. The opinion was by Justice McKenna and was handed down in the case of Ormbsy & Brown vs. Enos Walling, all of Idaho.

The suit was instituted by Walling, who complained that, contrary to the state law compelling sheep herders to keep their stock away from private residences, Ormsby & Brown had allowed them to come within the protected area, much to the injury of the range. He asked for damages and the state courts award them. Continue reading “Idaho Statute Is Sustained”

Plans Alaska Cruise

Lincoln—Miss Gertrude Walling is here visiting at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.D. Walling. Miss Walling is a teacher in the Washington high school in Portland. She expects to leave the first of July for a trip to Alaska in company with three other teachers.

Source: Salem Daily Capital Journal, June 26, 1930.