Miss Elizabeth Ruth Gleason, daughter of Walter J. Gleason of 54 Corning Boulevard and Kenneth DeWitt Bostwick. son of Mr. and Mrs. DeWitt Bostwick of 241 Decatur street, were united in marriage Easter morning at 8 o’clock by the Rev. John W. Annas Jr., pastor of the First Methodist Church. The ceremony was performed in the church proper which was beautifully trimmed in keeping with the spirit of the day. Miss Marjorie English was bridesmaid and Richard Gleason, best man.

Mrs. Bostwick was attractive in a navy blue triple sheer-crepe suit with all blue accessories and a corsage of gardenias. The gown worn by Miss English was of rose crepe with jacket.
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William T. Hiatt

Hiatt—Near Hopewell, Jan. 31, W.T. Hiatt, at the age of 54 years. Survive[d] by a widow, Mrs. Kathryn Hiatt of West Salem; three sisters, Mrs. John Harris of McMinnville, Mrs. Elvie Morrow of Portland, and Mrs. F.M. Preston of Grande Ronde, Ore.; a son, Clifford Hiatt of Rickreall; stepfather, John Toews of Portland; brother, J.S. Hiatt of Cascade Locks. Funeral services were held in McMinnville Monday, February 3, at 2 p.m. under the direction of Clough-Barrick Company.

Source: Salem Capital Journal, February 3, 1936.

Short News Items from 1935

A birthday dinner in honor of Mrs. Mabel Briner was given at her home, February 20. Guests were: Mr. and Mrs. C.A. McGrew, Mrs. Ella Mae McGrew, Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Briner and daughter, Rose Elfa, Mrs. Elfa Green, and a sister of Mrs. Briner who is visiting from Portland. (Medford Mail Tribune, February 22, 1935)

Fort Klamath, Ore.—Mr. and Mrs. Fred Loosley left Wednesday for Merrill, where they will spend some time visiting their son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. John Zbinden. (Klamath Falls Evening Herald, November 13, 1935)

Mr. and Mrs. Earl Baldwin, Mr. and Mrs. Duane Baldwin and Mr. and Mrs. Earl Baldwin’s son of Tecumseh, Michigan, left Sunday for northern Michigan on a deer hunting expedition. (Livingston County Daily Press, November 20, 1935)

Prepares to Take Entrance Exams to Naval Academy

Cary Baldwin, son of Mr. and Mrs. E.N. Baldwin of this city, left last week for Annapolis, Md., to take a three months course preparatory to taking the entrance examinations to the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis. Cary was salutatorian of his graduating class here and has been attending the U. of Md., and now is turning his energies toward making the necessary grades on the entrance examination to the Naval Academy.

Source: Livingston County Daily Press, August 7, 1935.

Miss Maude B. McCloe

Services for Miss Maude B. McCloe will be held at 8:30 p.m. Thursday in the home, 4817 Avery Ave., followed by rites and burial in Morenci. Born 47 years ago in Ohio, Miss McCloe had lived in Detroit for 40 years. She died Wednesday in Harper Hospital. Her father, Melvin McCloe, and a sister, Mrs. A.H. Nimmo, survive.

Source: Detroit Free Press, January 17, 1935.

Short News Items from 1934

Mr. and Mrs. C.H. Rorick and family, Herbert Rorick and Mrs. G.H. Rorick attended the graduating exercises of the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor Monday. Miss Frances Rorick, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C.H. Rorick, received her A.B. degree from the school of literature and a teacher’s life certificate. (Adrian Daily Telegram, June 20, 1934)

Mrs. Niel Nielson, Spencer, spent the week-end with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.A. Armstrong. (Kossuth County Advance, July 26, 1934)

The home of Mr. and Mrs. John Eveland, near Hillsboro, was burned to the ground one morning early last week. The loss was partly covered by insurance. Mr. and Mrs. Eveland are both well-known here, Mrs. Eveland being Miss Katherine Woolford, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Webster Woolford, near town. (Easton Star-Democrat, November 16, 1934)

Death Notices from 1934

Heart trouble aggravated by shock brought on when he vainly attempted to save his wife from flames a week ago Saturday night claimed the life of Judge E.S.B. Sutton, 79-year-old dean of Sault Ste. Marie attorneys. Death came almost exactly a week after the death of Mrs. Sutton, 72. Mrs. Sutton’s clothes caught fire from a heating plate and Judge Sutton was ill in bed from heart trouble. Both collapsed in an effort to extinguish the blaze. Mrs. Sutton died from burns 12 hours later. (Battle Creek Enquirer, February 12, 1934)

Sault Ste. Marie, Feb. 13.—(AP)—Funeral services for E.S.B. Sutton, 79, for 55 years an attorney here, who died Saturday eight days after his wife died of burns, were held this afternoon at the St. James Episcopal church. (Battle Creek Enquirer, February 13, 1934)