Ensign Alton Barlow, USNR Weds Caddie Condon in Marine Chapel, New York

United in marriage at the chapel of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, Kings Point, Long Island, N.Y., May 13, at 6:15 p.m. Miss Caddie Condon, lovely and accomplished daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clifton F. Condon of 3724 Berry Drive, North Hollywood, became the bride of Ensign Alton Murray Barlow, U.S.N.R., son of Mr. and Mrs. Elliott M. Barlow of 11048 Hortense street.

The double ring ceremony was performed by Father Pollard of the Episcopalian Diocese of the High Church, attended by the high ranking officers of the Merchant Marine Academy and their wives. The ceremony was read from a white bride’s prayerbook, a gift of Father Wurtel of St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Hollywood, who bade the bridge godspeed at the airport upon her departure from North Hollywood to New York.

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W.R. Rorick, Former Livestock Head, Dies

William R. Rorick, former president of the Buffalo Livestock Exchange, died of a heart ailment at his home in Morenci, Mich., yesterday. He was 73.

Born in Michigan, Mr. Rorick came to Buffalo when the first Livestock Exchang[e] was established and lived here for 35 years, being a partner in the livestock firm of Sadler, Rorick & Co. He had been retired for some time. He leaves his wife in Morenci and a daughter, Mrs. Frank J. Sweeney, here.

Source: Buffalo Courier-Express, February 2, 1943.

A Card of Thanks.

Mr. Gideon M. DeWitt, the real estate and insurance broker of Upper Montclair, desires to thank the American Insurance Company, of Newark, for the prompt settlement of the loss occasioned by fire at the residence of Mrs. F.O. House last week. The loss was adjusted within three days. Mr. DeWitt is the company’s agent.

Source: The Montclair Times, April 27, 1907.

Betrothal Of Caddie Condon To Midshipman Alton Barlow Told To Friends Sunday

Choosing an informal party on Sunday to entertain a few friends, Mr. and Mrs. C.L. [sic] Condon surprised the group by announcing the betrothal of their talented daughter Caddie to Midshipman Alton Murray Barlow of the United States Merchant Marines, U.S.N.R.

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Mrs. David Rorick And Baby Return Home Yesterday

Mrs. David Rorick and her new baby, Nicholas Richard, arrived home yesterday from San Bernardino. Mr. Rorick motored to San Bernardino to accompany his wife and baby home.

The little baby was named for his two uncles, Nicholas and Richard McInery, brothers of Mrs. Rorick.

Tiny Nicholas Richard, who was born April 9, has an older brother, David IV, who was two years old April 15.

The baby will be christened Mothers day in St. Mary’s Catholic church, with Mr. and Mrs. Richard McInery of San Bernardino as godparents.

Source: Oceanside Blade-Tribune, May 1, 1941.

Herndon Resident, Mrs. Walling, 86, Succumbs Thursday

Mrs. Malinda Walling, 86, of Herndon, died Thursday night at her home following a short illness. She was the widow of the late Albert E. Walling, a Fresno district rancher. Born in Illinois she had lived in California forty years and in the Fresno district for the past twenty-eight years.

Surviving Mrs. Walling are two sons, John C. Walling and Jesse N. Walling, both of Fowler, a brother, James Reynolds, of Illinois; a sister, Mrs. Wilbur Jarvis of Missouri; four granddaughters, Mrs. Ralph Millard, Mrs. J.P. Stanton and Miss Margaret Walling, all of Fresno, and Mrs. Paul Beck of Los Angeles; and three grandsons, Curtis Walling of San Diego, Nelson Walling of Fowler and Frank Tyrrell of Honolulu.

Funeral rites were conducted Saturday morning at 9 o’clock in the Stephens and Bean chapel in Fresno. Mrs. Harry Sarkisian was the soloist. Interment followed in Mount View Cemetery.

Source: Fowler Ensign, August 24, 1939.

Card of Thanks

It is our desire by this means to thank each and every one of the many friends who assisted with the funeral services of my mother, Mrs. Martha Rorick, for their kindness and consideration, which has been deeply appreciated.

                        J. Anna Rorick

Source:  Oxford Mirror, February 15, 1923. 

House In Morenci Damaged By A Fire

Loss to Edward Spear Home Estimated at $1,000

MORENCI, May 12—Damage estimated at $1,000 was done by fire about 1:30 o’clock this afternoon to the home of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Spear on East Main Street. When discovered the fire was burning briskly in the attic. The fire department was called and when chemicals failed to stop the fire streams of water were turned on. The entire roof of the house was burned off and there was considerable damage from water used.

Mr. and Mrs. Spear have both been ill. They have been taken to the home of a daughter Mrs. Ray Lyons of Morenci.

The loss is covered by insurance.

Source: Adrian Daily Telegram, May 12, 1939.

Former Maderan To Wed On July 11th

Fresno Woman To Be Bride Of Justice Walling

Mrs. Mattie E. Johnson of Fresno and Ernest Walling of Fresno, formerly of Madera, will be united in marriage Sunday, July 11th, at the First Congregational church in Fresno, it was recently announced.

Mr. Walling, justice appointee of the third township justice court of Fresno, lived in Madera for several years.  Ernest Walling is the brother of Jesse Walling he is the brother of Jesse Walling [sic] and John Walling of Fowler and George Walling of Fresno and Huntington Lake.

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