Short News Items from 1917

Edward Loosley is over from Montague for a few days, visiting G.W. Loosley and other relatives and friends.  He is connected with the Loosley-Lwinnell company over in northern California and says all kinds of prosperity exists over there.  (Ashland Daily Tidings, January 4, 1917)

Mr. and Mrs. Albert Walling, of Portland, are visiting their daughter, Mrs. Leonard Hallinan, this week.  They expect to go to their summer home at Rockaway Beach about May 1st.  They have cottages and tents to rent and will go down to have them ready for their summer grade.  (Oregon City Enterprise, April 27, 1917)

Miss Virla Wallace, the talented young reader of this city, who has so cleverly entertained many audiences in this section, will give a number at the Red Cross benefit entertainment to be given at Kamiah Friday night the local talent under the direction of Miss Lottie Works.  (Nezperce Herald, June 21, 1917)

Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Rorick are down from the Angel City for a few days visit with D. Rorick, Sr.  (Oceanside Blade, September 15, 1917)

Mr. and Mrs. Albert Walling, formerly of this place, but now of Portland, left Monday for Hugo, Colorado, to visit their son, Walter Walling, who owns a farm there.  Mrs. Leonard Hallillan [sic] is a daughter of the Wallings.  (Oregon City Enterprise, October 19, 1917)

Mrs. M.J. Rorick has been numbered among the sick this week, and does not improve as readily and rapidly as her many friends would wish. (Oxford Mirror, November 1, 1917)

Miss Anna Rorick arrived Tuesday from St. Paul, called here because of the serious illness of her mother, Mrs. M.J. Rorick. We are pleased indeed to state that the lady is now considerably improved, and all hope for a speedy and complete recovery. (Oxford Mirror, November 1, 1917)

Miss Eleanor Van Sickle, youngest daughter of Jeweler and Optician Emmet Van Sickle, of Port Jervis, N.Y., is spending the holidays with her sister, Miss [sic] K.E. Kaselitz of this village. Miss Jennie Van Sickle, also of Port Jervis, spent the New Year holiday with her two sisters in this village. They will return to their home next Wednesday.—Suffern Independent. (Port Jervis Evening Gazette, December 29, 1917)


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