Short News Items from 1940

Mason Sickler, of Falls, was a business man in town Tuesday.  He had picked up a young man who was hitch-hiking from New Orleans to Syracuse.  Having started only last Saturday, he was making good time.  (Tunkhannock New Age, May 23, 1940)

News from the San Diego social front states that Dr. and Mrs. William Leroy Garth will forgo their usual summer trip in favor of open house, for they have received word that their daughter and her husband, the Thomas Dammans (Harle Garth), and little Tommy Jr. will arrive from Hartford, Conn., in August for an extended visit.  (Chicago Tribune, May 26, 1940)

Little Bobby Eveland, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Eveland, has been quite ill at Fifer Hospital, Ridgely, suffering with a streptococcus infection of the throat, and a severe case of tonsillitis.  The little fellow is reported to be recovering satisfactorily at this time.  (Easton Star-Democrat, June 21, 1940)

Everett Gardner and Chester Walling, Jr., are two of the national guard men that came home from Camp Murray, Washington, Saturday. (Corvallis Gazette-Times, December 27, 1940)

Mr. and Mrs. Lucien Mueller expect 60 guests for tea New Year’s afternoon. (Decatur Daily Review, December 29, 1940)

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