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The OREGON STATESMAN, Salcgy Oregon, Sunday Morning, Jcly 6, 1930
OLD DOCUMENTS FOTIND
State Christian Missionary
: Society Ends Meet
Interesting History Contained in Papers
SPELLING BALLED IJP
TURNER, July. .6 The wom
an's missionary society of the
state Christian 'convention, held
its annual "hanQuet Wednesday
evening in the dining room of the
local Christian, church. It was
called "WorldJCall.Bell banquet"
la recognition et the world eall
in the brotherhood: Various styles
of bells werV used aa symbols
Mrs. Thomas JBaQey. state pres
ident of the , woman's board of
missions. Introduced Mrs. C. "W.
-s wanaer who presided aa toast-
mistress employing wit and hu
hror la presentingthe peppy and
clever songs set to various and
familiar tunes which enlivened
the program. The words of some
of the eongs were composed by
Gertrude and Margaret Shoe
maker. ! aTTss Gertrude Shoe
maker, a returned missionary
xrom Bolivia, Africa, gave sacred
music numbers In the- native dia
lect, afterward giving it in the
Topics for four minute lasts,
were "Ring Out the Thousand
Wars of Old, King in the Thous
and Tears ef Peace." "The Lib
erty Bell Sounds a Challenge to
World Vision." given by Hugh O
"The Door Belt summons Us to
Visit Christian Homes: by Mrs.
Claude Nosier; "The School Bell
Kings a cianon Call for Trained
Christian Vouth," by, Mtes Fran
ces Fairbanks; "Ring out the
Peal of Rlfh-'and Poof." "Th
Church Bella Chime a Joyous Ap
peal to Consecration and Wor
ship." given by Wilfred F. Nan-kivelL
The banquet rooms wire filled
to capacity and great credit was
given the ladies of the local church
for their ample preparation for
the evening.. Mrs. E. J. Gilatrap
was the leader of the committees
me aecorating committee un
der the direction of Mrs. Gayette
Barnett. transformed the ban
uet rooms into a bower ot beau
ty and loveliness using as special
colors pink and lavender sweet
peas, with sea foam and purple
canterbury bells in the back
GERVAI3, July I Misspelled
names often cause a wt amount
of work, especially , in legal doe-
amenta. O. J. Moisan. of Certain.
has just recently been completr
ing the settlement of the estate
ot his father, F. X. Moisan, and
came across some old documents
which were a help to him and at
the came time brought out some
in the patent rrantlnEv to his
grandfather ' and grandmother.
Thomas and Harriet Moisan. a
section ot land by the United
States land office the name Har
riet was made to read Henrietta,
this mistake ctfuslng numerous
affidavits to be made showing
that Harriet and Henrietta were
the same woman.
Other interesting facts show
how property lines were desig
nated In those days. In 1841
Will Hold Stag
Party on Monday
SILVERTON, July The Del
bert Reeves Post of the. American
Legion is planning the second an
nual stag party to be held Mon
day evening at the Armory. It
anticipated that the post will be
out 100 per cent. ..
The program. wiU- consist of
Thomas Moisan and his wife lo
cated on a section' of land in the
vicinity of Brooks" and in 184
Thomas Moisan1 had his claim re
corded at Oregon City. It was
described - an being: located on
Grand .Prairie in Cham pole coun
ty (now Marion county) Cham
pole Is now ; spelled Champeeg.
The property line and comers
were designated from: a "red fir
tree in the timber to a marker In
the prairie" , etc
la September. 1818, letters pat
sat were issued by the U. S. Land
office to "Thomas and Henrietta
Moisan" and designated to each
a halt section. The document was
signed by Andrew Johnson, pres
ident, and sl. Granger, recorder
of the General Land office.
Mrs. Mary V. Moisan, widow ot
r. x. Moisan and mother of O. J,
Moisan, still resides on the old
home place at Brooks.
Many Friends Pay Final Tri
bute at Rites for Hub
HUBBARD, July 8 Funeral
services were held tor Joseph L.
Calvert at the Calvert home
Many friends gathered to par
respect to their loved and highly
esteemed neighbor. Rev. E. S.
Long of Salem conducted the ser
vices from the front veranda,
which was banked with lbvely
floral pieces. Mrs. Julius Stauffer,
Mrs. L. M. Scholl, Avon Jesse,
and John Moomaw sang two se
lections. "Some Sweet Day By
and By." and ."The Christian's
Good Night;" and Avon Jesse sang
the solo, "Going Home," with
Miss Anita Bevens the accompan
ist. Pallbearers were Gus Will, Wll
lis Brown, L. M. Scholl, H. C.
Mack, George Dimick and L. A.
Beckman, Masonic rites were held
at the cemetery with Rex Bently
of Woodburn. master of the Ger-
vais Masonic lodge, and Scott
Jones of Gervals, chaplain. In
Mr. Calvert had lived at Hub
bard for many years; had opened
the first drug store here 80 years
ago and had been an influence in
starting the Hubbard State bank.
He was not only active in Hub
bard's social welfare but also took
part in her political life, having
been a republican committeeman
for more than 20 years.
- Mr, Calvert's son. Eldon Cat-
snappy entertainment, - staged by j vert ox cnicago, ana nis siep-
talent from Salem, refreshments j daughter, sirs. Edna HOvenaen oi
and a social session. Seaside, were unable to attend
the funeral because of sickness In
each of the families.
P 'hp pie Loctued
Now in S a 1 em
MONMOUTH. Jury 5 Dr.
Thomas HJ aimer Gentle, son
ot Professor, v and . Mrs.- Thomas
H. Gentle, who recently completed
nis mterneship at St. Vincent's
hospital, Portland, has accepted
an offer of affiliation with the Sa
lem clinic atfd la living in North
Salem In the Hollywood section.
Doctor Gentle completed his el
ementary education In ..the 'Mon
mouth training school, and was
graduated from the Monmouth
high school and the Oregon Norm
al school. He a Iso has been grad
uated from the University ot Ore
gon and the University Medical
school of Portland.
Mrs. Gentle was formerly a cri
tic teacher in the Independence
training school which is under su
pervision of the normal school.
Event at Champoeg Honors
First Celebration Held
and her son are employed in Se
attle and left that elty late Than
day evening ny motori arriving at
the Simmons homo at 1 'deck
Friday momlnf. Mrs.! Adams Is a
sister of Mrs. Simmons. She lived
tn this neighborhood I some years
ago and has many friends here.
APrnmniftT nit i
CHAMPOEG. July Z- An old
fashioned Fourth of July celebra
tion waa'held at Champoeg Mem
orial pk Friday In honor- of the;
first celebration held west ot the,
Rockies at ChampeSg July 4
1843. when settlers who gathered
at Champoeg for the meeting of
July 8 to organise the government
of Oregon arrived a day early and
decided te. have a celebration.
Gustavl Hines was the speak
er of the day and three of his des
cendants were present at the re
cent celebration. Alphonso W.
Shipley of Seattle, Randolph Ship
ley of Portland, great nephews,
and Mrs. Cecil Miller Ellenwood,
great niece and two children. Mrs.
Allen S. Deval of Areata, Califor
nia, great-great grand daughter ot
Betsy Ross w.as also an honored
Following the picnic dinners
In the grove a program opened by
a medley of old time songs by
Mrs. C C. Geer of Woodburn was
presented. Mrs. Edytbe Toiler
Wethered told ot the first cele
bration 8T years ago and Intro
duced the chairman of the day,'
Fank C. Baldwin, pesident of the
Newborg Presbyterian ebnrchr fol
lowed-' by the "Star Spangled Ban-1
ner" after which Hue Mabfe,
Smith of Champoeg read the De
claration of Independence.
The address of the- afternoon
was jnade by James W. Motto of
saiem and the program, ciosea
with the audience singing several
old favorites In unison.
Mrs, Ella Adams
ORCHARD HEIGHTS. July 6
Mrs. Ella Adams and her son,
Harold Adams of Seattle, are
house guests of Mr. and Mrs. J.
W. Simmons. Both Mrs. Adams
u nun mi m
RICKEY, July 8 County Road
master Frank Johnson has had
the county repairing crew tn this
district the last few dsys repair-
lag the pavement that was dam
aged by the hard freesing last
winter and paving the sides or the
road on what is known as the Au-
france nQL which were left un
paved when the road was built, to
accommodate those teaming.
When tke first paved road was
built the produce from this com
munity was practically all taken
to market with tea m& and it would
have been very difficult for horses
to get up the hill In frosty or
Now the produce is taken to
market with tricks and a team is
seldom seen hauling a load along
the road, except when hau-'ng hay
from distant fields to the barns or
from one farm to another.
Hundreds Spend Fourth at
FIVE ACRES ENOUGH
M. C. Davis of Gervals Makes Tract Pay
To Polk County
After 34 Years
MONMOUTH. July 8 Mr. and
Mrs. J. W. Wilson of Xndlo. Cali
fornia, are guests of Mr. and Mrs.
A. C. Staata and other relatives
on their first -visit to their old
home In Polk county In 84 years.
They settled at Idaho which is lo
cated in the western extremity of
the- Imperial vattey, and on the
Salton sea, when the date industry
there was In its infancy; and the
town a cluster ot shacks. It now
has a population of 4008 and
dates are crown in its vicinitv ag
gregating a Commercial turnover
of a minion dollars annually.
Wilson is publisher of The Date i would lead to the
Palm, at Indio. I ot the guilty party.
HAZEL GREEK, July 8 A
crowd of 680 or more persons en
joyed the Fourth at Hazel -Green
Park; To the beautiful natural
beauty of the wooded grove, ex
tensive improvements have been
made to the facilities tor play.
. The "swimming hole" has been
dredged, a dock constructed, new
boats added, the eld ones painted.
baseball ground improved, a min
iature golf course is being made,
a tennis court to be added. The
horse shtoe court is popular with
the older folks. , The younger ones
are provided with swings, slides,
etc. The Pudding river that
flows through the park, provides
bathing and swimming. Ben
Clemens is owner of the park.
Miss Martin, county nurse, was
calling in district, to check up on
some ot her patients. She will
leave soon for home in Minnesota.
G. G. Looney has returned
from California. While In Los An
geles he visited his great aunt,
Mrs. Elisabeth Burns, who re
cently celebrated her 88 th birth
day. There were tour generations
Mrs. Burns was chaplain 'of her
chapter of the Eastern Star until
four years ago.
GERVAIS, July ,fCaa a liv
ing be made on five acres of land
in Oregon? is a question often
asked by prospective settlers com
ing from the east where farms are
of n hundred acres or more. M. C.
Davis who lives two miles north
of Gervals has a fire-acre tract
which is producing a good living
and demonstrates it can be done
in Oregon. -
Mr. Davis took this land IS
years ago. and at that time it had
not even a fence post on it. He has
brought it up to its present state
of productiveness. He has a four
acre filbert orchard In full bear
ing and with but one tree missing.
He has every variety of other fruit
from an Illinois' persimmon to the
blue huckleberry. Hexalse has
some fine grapes and teaches.
Mr. Davis is past 70 years of
age and Mrs. Davis Is 68. They do
all the wot with the assistance
of tAftfr nrrl mar Trtid- mrm
26, which they raised front a colt.
They haven comfortable house,
barn, and "housing room for from
1,000 to 8.000 hens it one eared
to go into the poultry business ev
Mr. Davis is an Illinoiaan. He '
caafe to Oregon 80 years ago, Irv
ing In Lane eounuty SO years be
fore coming to Marlon county, '
Mrs. Davis is a Calif omfaa.
PRIZE ANiMAL SOLD
Relieved of Tools
Valued at $150
TURNER, July 6 The bridge
crew of the first hew bridge, the
one joining Turner on the east,
report the theft from their tool
house of tools valued at 8160,
which was quite a loss.
Ne clues have been found that
TO STATE COLLEGE
MONMOUTH, July 6 M. N.
Tibbies recently sold a 10 months
old Jersey bull to the state college
ot New Mexico for 600. The ani
mal Is registered as Reuben's Ox
ford St. Mawes, sired by The
Moari's Reuben: dam, Graymere
- The aaie was negotiated by mall
and without an inspection of the
animal by representatives of the
college.' However, an extension
worker of the New Mexico college
is E. E. Anderson, formerly of
Oregon State college, who knows
Mr. Tibbies. The bull reached Its
destination by express, and col
lege officials have notified Mr.
Tibbies that they are pleased witlj
Mr. Tibbies has two cows now
on official test for T. H. Acree ot
Hood River. One is Governor's
Likeness, four years old, which is
on a 566 day test. She has pro
duced 606 pounds of butterfat in
seven months, indicating a roten
tlal record of 1000 pounds or bet
ter. The second cow is Governor's
Goldie, a three year-old. and she
has made 66T pounds of fat In
Mr. Tibbies has had some Inter
eseting experiences in his work ot
making high record tests for num
erous cows in addition- to his own,
and has proved unusually success
ful In this phase of the dairy in
CHAMPOEG. July 8 A gross
of young people gathered at the
Champeeg memorial park . Wed
nesday evening . and enjoyed a
wlenlo and marshmallow roast en
tho river bank.
Banjo ratals and singing com-'
prised the evening's entertain
meat around the camptire. Taos
who enjoyed the evening were
Misses Annabello Bauer, Saanna
Stenforse. Evelyn De Ford, Hasal
West, Dolly Oradoff, Clara Chook
of Newberg and Rath Goer Of
Woodburn and George . Shoes
Lloyd Baker, Carrol Bauer. Erie
Thumberg, pat Manloa, Hartey
Baser and Harry Rlggs of Newberg.
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