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In Memory of Estelle Counts
DEDICATIONS
FOREWORD

I.  INTRODUCTION
II.   
INDIANS OF THE SIUSLAW VALLEY        
III.   THE FAMILIES OF THE SIUSLAW VALLEY AND, LATER... LORANE        
Thomas & Ezekiel Bailey        
Green Starks Moore        
Daniel Lucas        
John Delameter (Dillameter)        
Fielding Lemmon        
William Mc Allister        
Crow (Crowe) Family        
Barlow Family        
Daniel Norris        
Joseph M. Criswell        
Jeremiah & John P. Welsh        
John W. Thompson        
David Zumwalt        
Coleman Family        
Darius B. Cartwright        
Robert L. Ferguson        
Josiah E. Morgan        
Isaac Coulson        
Isaac M. Gardner        
Madison N. Foley        
Ozment Family        
Henry Hill        
Cyrus Landrith (Landreth)        
John Petrie Family        
John C. Ryal        
Roland Mounts        
John C. Simpson        
Robertson Family
Wingard Family        
Davis Family        
Russell Family        
Doak Family        
Doty Family        
Captain & Mrs. John O'Brien        
Foster Family        
Diess Family        
Inman and Palm Families        
Kelly Family        
Gray Family        
Lockwood Family        
Seales Family        
Jost D. Petrie        
Runk Family        
Addison Family        
Wentworth Family        
Schneider Family        
Ham/Leff Families        
Gilbert Family        
Sam & Laura E. McKernan        
Jackson Family        
Lee Family        
Farman Family        
Hayes Family        
Sanderson Family        
Hooker Family        
Schaffer Family        
Gillespie Family        
Koch Family        
Sutherland Family        
Lynch Family        
Charles Tripp        
Henderson Family        
King/Alldridge Families of Letz Creek        
Nightengale/Sparks Families        
Worthington Family        
Rothauge Family        
Smith Family        
Skelton Family        
Mitchell Family        
Rieck Family        
Wills Family        
King Family        
Bryan/Wilson/Kuskie Families        
Arthur Family        
Trefry Family        
Dunn Family        
Gowing Family        
Dillon Family        
Tullock Family        
Dan & Rosella Becker        
Conrad Family        
Lohrey Family        
Guggisberg Family        
Schurger & Malcolm Families        
Harry & Ruth Jahnke        
Jenkins Family        
McNutt Family        
Dey Family        
Briggs Family        
Drullinger Family        
Keep Family        
Otto Cooper Family         
Skoglund Family        
Williamson Family        
Edwin & Isabelle Owens        
Purdy & Alford Families        
Dalph & Ida DeSpain        
Armitage & Christopher Families        
Doughty Family        
Gibbons Family        
Casto Family        
Walter & Martha Westbrook, Gary & Kathy Warden        
Suiter Family        
Briggie & Toby Maley
Claude & Margaret Mathes       
Everette Cooper Family        
Ladd Family        
Sayles Family        
McDonald Family        
Paseman Family        
Thompson Family        
Other Families Who Have Lived in Lorane        
IV.   POST OFFICES IN THE COMMUNITY OF LORANE        
V.   SCHOOL SYSTEM        
Cartwright School        
Green Door School District #20         
District #37 Schools        
Fawn Creek School        
Letz Creek School        
Lone Cedar School District #184        
Lorane Elementary School District #36        
Lorane High School District #U-2        
Lorane Little School        
VI.   LORANE CHURCHES        
Christian Church of Cartwright / Lorane Christian Church         
Lorane Methodist Episcopal Church        
Kempston Churches        
Central View Church of Christ        
Child Evangelism Fellowship / Bible Club        
VII.   LORANE ORGANIZATIONS        
Lorane Grange #54        
Siuslaw Cornet Band        
Siuslaw I.O.O.F. Lodge: Lorane I.O.O.F. Lodge #122        
Lorane Rebekah Lodge #219: Lorane Rebekah Lodge #252        
Modern Woodman Lodge        
Ladies Aide Society / I-Go U-Go Club        
Lorane 4-H Clubs        
Lorane Volunteer Fire and Emergency Group: Lorane Rural Fire Department        
Coffee House Neighborhood Group        
VIII.   LORANE CEMETERIES        
Lorane Grange Cemetery        
Lorane Grange Cemetery's Prayer Trees        
Lorane I.O.O.F. Cemetery        
Crow Cemetery        
IX.   HISTORIC HOMES AND BUSINESSES IN THE SIUSLAW VALLEY        
Cartwright House: "Mountain House Hotel"        
David Zumwalt (Stroup, Schaffer) House
Addison House        
John Sutherland House        
Crow(e) House
Doty House
Underground House        
X.  EARLY DAY TRADING AND RESOURCES        
XI.   MILLS AND LUMBER COMPANIES IN THE LORANE VALLEY        
Addison Bros. Lumber Co.: Addison Lumber Co.: Addison Bros. & Ross Lumber                  
         Co. Addison Bros. & Schneider Lumber Co.: Addison & Sons Lumber Co.                     
Dan Becker Mill
Beebe Mill        
Cooper / Pablo Mill        
E.R. Crowe Oregon Fir Lumber        
Dolph Dillon & Sons Mill        
H.M. Doty Mill        
Emery Lumber Mill        
Fawn Creek Lumber Co.        
Hunt Mill        
J.H.L. Lumber Co.        
Keep Lumber Mill        
Lorane Timber and Milling Co.        
Lorane Valley Lumber Co.        
McDonald Logging and Sawmill        
Bill Moore Lumber Co.        
Needham & Shortridge Mill        
Josh D. Petrie Grist Mill        
Ed Powell Lumber Co.        
Chester Prouty Sawmill        
Schurger Malcolm Mill        
Schneider Mill        
Skelton-Mitchell Mill        
Williams & Brown Mill        
XII.   FARMING IN LORANE        
Lorane Orchards        
Eyanson Dairy        
Williamson Dairy        
Hey Bayles Farm        
Sawmill Ballroom Lavender Farm        
XIII.   WINE & WEDDING INDUSTRY IN LORANE        
Sylvan Ridge - Hinman Vineyards        
Chateau Lorane        
King Estate Vineyard and Winery        
Iris Hill Winery        
Sweet Cheeks Winery        
XIV.   RANCHES AND STABLES IN THE SIUSLAW VALLEY        
Spreckels Ranch        
Lew Williams' Stables, Lorane Equestrian Centre, Pruitt's Equestrian Center,                        
          
Unicorn Spring Ranch        
Lorane Equestrian Centre        
Lloyd Counts Stables        
Coyote Ridge Dressage        
XV.   FORMER BUSINESSES IN THE SIUSLAW VALLEY        
Cheese Factories        
Stores in the I.O.O.F. Building        
Jack Henderson Blacksmith Shop        
Gillespie Corners Store: Schellenger Cash Store        
Dew Drop Inn        
Lorane Machinery        
Otto's Hamburgers and Barbershop        
Lorane Food Storage Lockers; Mom's Lorane Café        
R.F. Annett & Sons Trucking Co.        
Territorial Seed Co.        
Lorane Country Café        
ForestCare Company        
XVI.   CURRENT BUSINESSES IN THE SIUSLAW VALLEY        
Rufus Robertson Store: Inman/Palm Store: W. W. Jackson General Merchandise:                
         B.C. Addison General Merchandise: Foster Store: Lorane Mercantile: Lorane                
         General Store         
Lorane Service Station; Mitchell Store:
Lorane Family Store        
Mountain Meadow Enterprises        
B&B Excavation        
Sande Maxwell Massage        
Tyrrell Seed Orchards        
Balance Restoration Nursery        
Fawn Creek Lily Gardens        
Absolutely Fabulous Soap Company        
Blue Rooster Inn Bed & Breakfast        
Le Roost Lorane Bed & Breakfast        
XVII.   WAY OF LIFE IN LORANE        
Growing up in Lorane        
Transportation and Travel        
Progress        
Trials and Tribulations        
Mother Nature Speaks        
Wars and the Military        
Fires and Natural Disasters        
Illness, Epidemics and Accidents        
Politics and Taxes        
Crimes and Criminals        
Entertainment        
Lorane Film Society        
Lorane Sports & Athletics        
Events        
Lorane Centennial Celebration        
Friday Night "Vaudeville Kick-off Show"        
Saturday, August 8th        
Sunday, August 10th        
Old Timer's Picnic        
Fire Department Ice Cream Social        
Chateau Lorane Art & Wine Festival        
Art and Culture        
Alix & Bruce Mosieur        
Karen Pidgeon        
Richard Laycock        
Warren Davidson        
Margie McNutt        
Lloyd Porter        
Lorane Rural Art Center        
Lorane Libraries        
Communications        
The Lorane Historian        
The Lorane Area News        
Bummers and Gummers        
http://www.lorane.us        
XVIII.   PAT'S EULOGIES, LETTERS TO THE EDITOR, TRIBUTES, AND OTHER                          
               RAMBLINGS
       
Eulogy to Richard H. Beebe, Superintendent of the Crow-Applegate-Lorane                            
           Schools        
Eulogy to Mike O'Hearn        
Eulogy For Jim Brantley: 26 Years of Memories        
Tribute to Marion Casto        
Letter to the Editor, West Lane News 1980        
Letter to the Editor, The Register-Guard 1993        
Letter to the Editor, The Register-Guard & West Lane News 2006        
A Tribute to a Cowboy: Mike Stevenson        
Eulogy for a Tomboy
Always & Forever      
Buzzard Duck
Cows and Bingo
Mother Love        
A Lifetime in a Day        
XIX.   WRITING THE HISTORY OF LORANE        
Searching For Community Roots: A Novice's Approach to Writing an Area History    
XX.   MEMORIES        
Eldora Damewood Flick        
Estelle Mitchell Counts        
Helen Balfour        
Milton Sparks        
Willard E. Gowing        
Karen Pidgeon        
Marjorie Mulligan        
Gene Conrad "The Ride"       
Virginia Smith Nichols        
BIBLIOGRAPHY        
Thank You To...        
AUTHOR BIOGRAPHIES        
Patricia Smith Edwards        
Nancy Seales O'Hearn        
Marna Lee Hing        
INDEX        
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From Sawdust and Cider to Wine; A History of
Lorane, Oregon and the Siuslaw Valley

by Patricia Ann Edwards