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Helen Ober tells of her parents adventures to Nehalem area. They bought the farm from Mr. and Mrs. Ely for $300.00. Mrs. Ely was totally blind. Helen tells of a scare with a wildcat, while collecting the cows on the farm.

Carol Nygard of…

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Stories of her youth are told by Helen Ober. She tells of her 9th birthday, they had to hunt for their lunch and after a search, found lunch baskets hanging in an apple tree, with fried chicken, sandwich, an orange and chocolate fudge.

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Helen tells of a man that had worked on the railroad and stay on after it was done. He became known to everyone as Spense. He was a tall and broad framed man with a handicap of a cleft palate and disfigured upper lip. He would turn off the…

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Betty found the month in Manzanita, to be one of the best in her life. The group of girls took a Moonlight Cruise where she met her husband to be for 60 years and Harold's father died just after they were married so they went to New York for the…

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Helen tells of a boy named Joe Nailer, who was very mistreated a boy was stolen, but saved from a horrible existence to live a much happier life.

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Helen lived at the Intermediate Care Facility at Wheeler. She had polio and spinal meningitis at 31. with 4 young children. She was in a wheelchair for 46 years. The second part of her article is about the oldest Nehalem woman, age and length of…

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She wrote of the adventures early travelers had going over the old trail on Neahkahnie Mt., about George Knight, and how his horse literately stayed with him when he was hurt and carried him to safety. She also mentions Mary Geritse who delivered…

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This article tells of the cattle drives in about 1907, that came around Neahkahnie Mt. all the way from Jeff Wallace's farm, 15 miles south of Tillamook. Part of the article tells of the building of the road around Neahkahnie and the man, Fritz…

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Helen Ober wrote for the Fishrapper and this article was written about Alvin Thompson, who set up a park for the people of Nehalem. The second part of the article was about the traveling dentist, Dr. Wise and how he took care of everyone in their…

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Helen Ober tells a story of some as young girls back in 1915, were on the beach and found Old Louise, a local Indian Princess. They also found the house in Wheeler, where Old Louise had lived. (Princess Louise Wyaleta)

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