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Source:  Oregonian - Portland OR - Vol. VII Issue: 17414 Page 15
Dated: Thursday, Sept. 14, 1916

THOMAS TURNER PASSES
OREGON PIONEER OF 1865 DIES AT HOME AT STAFFORD.
Clackamas County Resident Was Well-Known Famer - Funeral Will Be Held at 11 A. M. Today.
OREGON CITY, Or., Sept. 13 - (Special)  Thomas Turner, one of the most prominent Clackamas County residents and Oregon pioneers, died at the family home at Stafford early Tuesday morning, after an illness of several months.  The funeral services will be conducted at the family home at Stafford tomorrow morning at 11 o'clock, and the interment will be in the family lot in the Stafford Cemetery.
     Mr. Turner was born in Berch County, Ohio, July 1, 1840, and crossed the plains by ox team with his wife and three children, leaving Ohio in April, 1865.  He arrived in Oregon in October and settled on the land, which has been his home at Stafford since.  He was a member of the Grange, and no man was more highly esteemed in that section of the county than Mr. Turner.
     Mr. Turner is survived by the following children: Mrs. Fred Elligsen, Mrs. Edward Seely, Mrs. John Seedling, Smith Turner, John Turner, Charles Turner, Mrs. Susie Gross, of Oregon City.  Three children have died.
     He leaves 18 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Source: Oregonian - Portland, OR - Page 3
Dated: Thursday, Oct. 14, 1897

WILL FILED FOR PROBATE.
OREGON CITY, Or., Oct. 13.  - The will of G. W. Sampson, who died October 5, at his home three miles east of Clackamas station, was filed for probate here today.  It was executed Jan. 24, 1835, and bequeathed to the widow the easterly 15 acres of the farm, including all the buildings, and to Mrs. Cora Beattie the westerly 10 acres of the farm.  M. E. Beattie, husband of the beneficiary, is named as executor of the will without bond.  The estate is estimated to be worth $2100, only $100 of which is personal property.

OREGON COURTS.
Proceedings of the Marion County Circuit Court.
SALEM, Or., Oct. 13, - In the circuit court today, the grand jury returned two true bills against Frank Biley for burglary, one true bill against H. N. Bullis for carrying a concealed weapon, and another for pointing a gun at a human being.  A not true bill was found as a George Roff, charged with larceny.
     Default and judgment, with order to sell attached property, was entered in the cases of E. C. Cross vs. E. M. Rowley; R. L. Sabin vs. E. M. Rowley and Gilbert & Patterson vs. E. M. Rowley.
     Default and judgment was entered in the case of William Ladd e al, vs. C. Carlson et al.
     The demurrer to the amended answer was sustained in the case of Manning et al. vs. Copps.
     Plaintiff's motion to strike out a part of the amended answer and demurrer to the amended answer was sustained in the case of J. B. Nye vs. A. J. Wagner.
   
The case of W. D. Claggett vs. J. A. Simpson was settled.
    The case of Anna Gherman vs. George Anderson, action for damages, was submitted to the jury.

     Argued in the Supreme Court.
SALEM,
Oct. 18. - The case of George H. Landis, sheriff of Lincoln county, appellant, vs. J. O. Stearns, county judge, and C. H. Williams and F. A. Goodwin, commissioners, and respondents, was argued and submitted in the supreme court today.  The case is brought up on appeal from the judgment of the lower court on a mandamus proceeding to compel respondents to audit appellant's claim for fees for services while acting s sheriff of Lincoln county.  The question presented is, Must the sheriff collect fees from the parties who place processes in the hands to be served as such fees were collected by the sheriffs of others counties prior to the act of 1893, or is the county of Lincoln liable to its sheriff for a salary in the same amount and manner as Benton county is liable to its sheriff under the act of 1883?
     In the case of Rudolph Koerner, respondent, vs. the Williamette Iron Works, appellant, it was ordered on stipulation that the abstract of record be dispensed with, and the cause tried on transcript.

OREGON NOTES.
    
Eighteen thousand dollars in gold bullion was the output of the Bonanza mine in Baker county last month.  It was booked in Baker City Monday.
     James P. Maddox, who was killed in the Virtue mine, at the 600-foot level, by an explosion of giant powder, was buried Sunday afternoon, in North Baker City.
     The dried prune output of Riddle and vicinity is reported in pounds about as follows:  G. W. Riddle, 125,000; A. Riddle & Son, 100,000; T. S. Riddle, 90,000; Shepherd & Catching Bros., 75,000; M. Dean, 60,000.
     There is going to be fun in one section of Crook county soon.  The horsemen of Willow creek will meat at the Willow Creek basin.  Oct. 18, to ride and brund colts.
     Mr. Harson and wife,  and Mrs. Cooper returned to Enterprise last week from an 1800-mile tour through Oregon, and California.  They start last June, and made the entire trip by team.
     Tony Heffron, who worked during the harvest season on the Umatilla? reservation and received in payment a check for $76, was robbed of $70 of the amount Monday, somewhere between Pendleton and Thorn Hollow.
     The Princeville Review, in its last issue, published a list of 103 taxpayers of Crook county who pay taxes on property valued at $3000 or more.  The property of Charles Altschul, the heaviest taxpayer, is assessed at $191,600.
     A resident of Juniper Flats, Wasco county, who is visiting in Pendleton, says that the stockmen of his county are all finding ready sale for their cattle, horses, sheep and hogs at much better prices than they have obtained for years, with the exception of horses.  HE says that horses do not seem to bring much higher prices yet.  Buyers of cattle, sheep and hogs have picked up about all the loose stock in Wasco county, he reports.

CRUSHED TO DEATH.
Fatal Accident to a Teamster in Baker County.
    There was a shocking accident near the Gold Ridge mine, in Baker county, Monday. Theodore Hooker was killed by falling underneath a loaded wagon, and being horribly mangled.  Monday morning Hooker was hauling a heavy load of wood.  When he reached a steep mountain grade, the brake broke, and as the team and wagon plunged downward, Mr. Hooker endeavored to run the outfit against the bank of the grade, but was thrown off and caught between the wagon and earth wall, and rolled or dragged about 30 feet.  When he was discovered he was dead, his shoulder and left breast being being shockingly crushed.
     The deceased was 35 years old, and was the son of well-known pioneer parents.  He left a widow and two young children.

ONE KILLED, TWO INJURED.
Fatal Accident Caused by Fast Driving in the Dalles.
THE DALLES, Or., Oct. 13 - Mrs. Gussie Suesems was instantly killed last night while coming from the fair grounds in a buggy.  On turning a sharp corner on Tenth street, the vehicle upset, and the woman was thrown violently against a picket fence, and her neck was broken.   Two other women were seriously hurt.  Daisy Wellingtons back was injured, and she will hardly recover.  The accident was caused by fast driving.

Source:  Seattle Daily Times (Seattle, WA)
Dated: Saturday, Feb. 27, 1871
FUNERALS:
BARNOWE, Theodore J.
Professor at the University of North College of Business Administration, 9305 45th N. E.  Beloved husband of Bonnie, Seattle.  Father of Mrs. Barbara Lutz, Kirkland; Kathy, Christine, Rebecca and Marilyn Barnowe, all Seattle and John Thad Barnowe, Michigan.  Two grandchildren.  Son of Mrs. Anthony Bernoski, Sioux City, Ia.  Brother of Mrs. Art Troy, Helen Kriss, and Mrs. Harold Linofelter, Edward and James Bernoski, all of Seattle; Mrs. John Killian, Aberdeen; Miss Louise Bernoski and Walter Bernoski, Sioux City, Ia, and Mrs. Genevieve Krogstadt, Yakime.  Member of 13th Naval District Naval Reserve, American Psychological Assn.  Memorial services Sunday, 3 p.m. Wedgewood Presbyterian Church.   HOME UNDERTAKING CO.

BROCKERMAN, Violet A., age 65, of 23401 104th S. E., Kent.  Beloved wife of A. L. Brockerman.  Mother of Mrs. Sharon (Donald Isaacson, Wayne E. and Donald W. Brockerman.  Sister of Mrs. Ida Beeman and Mrs. Mable Clements.  Eight grandchildren, one great grandchild.  Rosary Sunday, 3 p.m., Requiem Mass Monday, 9:30 a.m., both at St. Philomena Church, 1790 South 222nd street.  Des Moines.  Interment, Riverton Crest, direction Columbia Funeral Home.

CLARK, Esther L. (Jack) of University of Washington Canoe House.  Services Monday, 1 p.m., Chapel of Beck's Funeral Home, Edmonds Interment, Restlawn Cemetery.  Remembrances may be made to Medic I., Seattle.

CONLEY, Atlas D.  Beloved husband of Eda.  Father of Mrs. Hazel Conklin, John Conley both of Seattle.  Two grandsons and four great-grandchildren.  Brother of Mrs. Effie Fowler, Norco, Calif.  Private family services were held, in lieu of flowers, the family suggests remembrances to the Children's Orthopedic Hospital.  BLIETZ FUNERAL HOME.

DEANE, Frank W.  5531 21st South.  Announcement later.  STOKES MORTUARY, RENTON

DENNING, Donald Paul, 3317 35th Ave., S.  Husband of Vivian.  Son of Mrs. Paul Denning, Seattle.  Step father of J. B. and V. M. Prince, Seattle; Mrs. Ernest E. Anderson, Montesano; Mrs. Darrell L. Langston, Spokane.  Brother of M. D. Dennings, Georgia; Mrs. Lorna Henkel, and Mrs. William Henaby both Seattle.  Member of Aero Mechanics No. 751.  Service Monday, 11 a.m., Chapel of Cummings Funeral Home.  Family suggest contributions to Medic 1.

DREW, Adele D., age 78, 5035 Ivanhoe Place N. E.  Beloved mother of James W. Drew, Seattle.  Sister of Herbert, Elmoreand George Droeger, all Milwaukee, Wis.; Erna Fabian, Rock Island, Ill.  Four grandchildren.  Member of Green Lake Seventh day Adventist Church.  Services Monday, 10:30 a.m. , at Wiggen and Sons Chapel.  Interment, Crown Hill.

DUNCAN, James G., 300PellyNorth, Renton.  Husband of Eleanor.  Father of Jim, both Renton.  Brother of Kenneth, Seattle, Mrs. Louise Brown, Mrs. Ila Hansen, Oregon.  Two grandchildren.  Member Electrical Union.  Services Monday, 2 p.m.  STOKES MORTUARY, Renton.  Interment, Mt. Olivet.  Friends may remember Cancer Society or Medic 1.

FUNK, Frank A., 1461 S. 112th Ave. N. E., Kirkland, Feb. 25.  Husband of Irene M.  Father of Charles Henry Funk, Kansas City, Kas.  Visitation at BOTHELL FUNERAL HOME, until 9 p.m. Sunday.  Interment, Trinity Mennonite Cemetery, Hillsboro, Kas.  Remembrances, Orthopedic Hospital.

 
 
 
 

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