Short News Items from 1914

J.J. Walling of Nampa was in the County Seat the first of the week attending a water users’ meeting. (Caldwell Tribune, February 20, 1914)

Zelora Armstrong was a passenger to Omaha last Wednesday where he will enter a school of auto engineering. He expects to spend about eight weeks on the course. (Kossuth County Advance, April 15, 1914)

Mr. Zelora Armstrong is spending this week with his parents here, enjoying a brief vacation from his school duties in Omaha where he is attending a college on auto-engineering. After completing the course Mr. Armstrong expects to enter the employment of the Manhattan Oil Co., and take charge of an important filling station in Omaha under the management of Mr. C.J. Dutton, formerly of this village. (Kossuth County Advance, May 27, 1914)

Mrs. Strickland, wife of G.H. Strickland, cashier of the First National bank of this city, was operated upon yesterday morning at the St. Anthony’s hospital. She is getting along very nicely after the operations. (Bemidji Daily Pioneer, May 28, 1914)

Dr. M.D. Fuller of Minneapolis arrived in the city yesterday. Dr. Fuller will leave shortly for Fergus Falls, Minnesota, where he will occupy the pulpit of one of the ministers of that city, while he is away on vacation. Dr. Fuller stopped off in Bemidji to see his daughter, Mrs. G.H. Strickland. (Bemidji Daily Pioneer, May 28, 1914)

The Wauseon Chapter D.A.R. enjoyed a trip to the old Rorick farm north and east of Morenci on Thursday of this week as part of their regular monthly meeting in picnic style with Mrs. Rorick who is a member of the chapter. (Fulton County Tribune, June 15, 1914)

Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Bryden, of Forty Fort, spent Sunday with Mrs. Bryden’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. E.G. Alling. (Wilkes-Barre Record, July 14, 1914)

On Friday Mrs. Walter Johnson entertained at tea for her house guest, Mrs. Olive Morris, who 50 years ago made her home in this city. During the afternoon Miss Eva Johnson and Clarence M. Heath, with Mrs. W.C. McAdams as accompanist, sang several selections. (Portland Oregonian, August 4, 1914)

Mrs. Albert Holbein and two children are the guests of Mrs. Lourena Hains of Spangler Drive. (Zanesville Times Recorder, August 10, 1914)

Mr. and Mrs. Howard R. Doty and son, of Jersey City, are guests at the home of Rev. and Mrs. F.P. Doty, the former’s parents. (Scranton Truth, August 14, 1914)

Miss Clarabel [sic] Rorick, of Martin place, is spending the remainder of the summer at different points in the northern part of the state. (Detroit Free Press, August 16, 1914)

Miss Helen Rorick celebrated her 15th birthday Tuesday by taking four of her friends, Miss Marjorie Rorick, Miss Franny Garber, Miss Eva Hamilton and Miss May Pearce, to a picnic along the waters of the Bean. A thoroughly happy time was enjoyed, roasting wieners and cooking coffee. (Adrian Daily Telegram, September 30, 1914)

Mr. Zelora Armstrong spent last Sunday with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jas. Armstrong, of this vicinity. Zelora is making good with the Manhattan Oil Co., at Omaha, where he has charge of one of the company’s filling stations. His salary has just been raised to $100 per month. We are glad to see this Irvington young man succeeding so well and so soon. (Kossuth County Advance, October 28, 1914)

Mr. and Mrs. Fred Genung and Mrs. R.A. Annable and Master Annable leave tomorrow for Orlando, Florida, where they will spend the winter. While there they expect to erect bungalows on lots which they recently purchased.—Times-Record, Sayre, Pa. (Orlando Sentinel, December 5, 1914)

Miss Mabel Rorick will go to Stanwood Thursday to spend Christmas with her parents. (Belding Banner, December 16, 1914)


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