News of the Week, May 7 to May 13

Oregon Spectator, May 13, 1847 The trespass “wars” expand… NOTICE I HEREBY caution all persons (particularly Gen. Alanson Husted) against trespassing in any manner whatever upon my Land Claim, situated on the bank of the Clackamas River, opposite to the Indian village, and which was recorded by me on the 18th of January 1847 –…

News of the Week – August 14, 1896 -Organizations

In the second half of the 19th century fraternal organizations provided fellowship and connections in the community.. Organizations for women or mixed membership were also founded as companion groups to what were originally groups just for men. Many of the organizations provided insurance, promoted specific occupations and provided burial services for their members. Mountain View…

January 10 – 16, The News

January 16, 1851, Oregon Spectator Temperance Monday evening, the third regular meeting of the Washingtonian Teetotal Abstinence was held at the Methodist Episcopal Church. A large audience was assembled. After the usual exercises, Hon. A. Paine was called upon to address the Society. Mr. P. arose, and having quoted 1 Cor. 10-12 said that he…