Short News Items from 1898

TO KLONDIKE—A rumor comes over from Oxford Mills that a party of six will soon start from there for the gold fields of Alaska. The party will consist of V.O. Hammond, well known here; D.D. Rorick, an attorney at Oxford Junction; David and John Rorick, who come from near St. Louis, and Dr. Strevell and son. They are making preparations now to start. (Anamosa Eureka, January 13, 1898)

LuVerne News: John Dilts, son-in-law of Z.C. Andruss, has sold his home in Randolph and he and his family are coming up to spend a year at least ‘neath the parental roof. (Algona Upper Des Moines, February 16, 1898)

Mr. and Mrs. J.M. Casterline of Green Ridge street are visiting the aged mother of Mr. Casterline at Orange, Pa. (Scranton Republican, April 7, 1898)

Mrs. John Dilts of Irvington went to Minneapolis Tuesday for a week’s visit at the summer cottage of her aunt, Mrs. Z.E. Brown, where her mother, Mrs. Z.C. Andruss, is spending a couple of months. (Algona Upper Des Moines, August 10, 1898)

J.T. Rorick and G.W. Smith, of Grand Dalles, were passengers on the Dalles City this morning. (The Dalles Times-Mountaineer, October 15, 1898)

Wat Rorick got a full benefit of the storm in driving from Kildare home against the storm. He hasn’t got thoroughly thawed out yet. (Caldwell Advance, November 24, 1898)

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