Short News Items from 1919

Jas. Burns and Miss Ida Burns returned to their home at Athol Thursday after spending a week at the Chas. Schnell home in this city [Kensington]. (The Athol Record, January 30, 1919)

Of interest to many Athens people will be the following clipping from a Fayette paper with regard to Mrs. E.H. Rorick, wife of Dr. Rorick former superintendent of the Athens State hospital: The many friends of Dr. and Mrs. E.H. Rorick of Fayette, are sending messages of sympathy and encouragement for the recovery of Mrs. Rorick from an attack of paralysis which she suffered Monday. Her friendly greetings, pleasant smile and acts of kindness have won a strong hold on the hearts of the people. She is one the county’s noblest women. The latest reports are very encouraging for her recovery. (Athens Daily Messenger, March 17, 1919)

Wayland: Amos Mauchmar has moved into the Brush house on South Main Street. (Otsego Union, May 8, 1919)

Mrs. Charles Alverson and little daughter returned to their home in Coldwater today, after a week’s visit with Mrs. Alverson’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Wood. (Adrian Daily Telegram, May 9, 1919)

Mr. W.D. McLean of Bronxville, New York spent Thursday with Mr. and Mrs. J.C. Rorick, on his return from a business trip in Chicago. (Fulton County Tribune, May 23, 1919)

Mr. and Mrs. David Rorick and Miss Ruth Rorick motored to Claremont Thursday and returned with Miss Helen Rorick who has been at Pomona college and will spend her vacation at home. (Oceanside Blade, June 21, 1919)

Mr. and Mrs. Morris D. Larned, and daughter Florence, returned Saturday evening from an extended motor trip through Canada to Niagara Falls, Buffalo and Cleveland. This week they are visiting relatives and friends in Oakland county. (Ann Arbor News, July 12, 1919)

Miss Mildred Bradbury, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E.D. Bradbury of this city has just returned to Portland after spending a short time with her parents. Miss Bradbury holds a responsible position with the Famous Players Lasky corporation Paramount Artcraft pictures. She was a popular student of Salem high school, graduation with the March class. (Oregon Statesman, August 6, 1919)

Oceana cottage will be occupied during the next fortnight by Mrs. Elsa Butler and daughter Genevieve of Seattle, Mrs. Frances Hallinan and son Cecil, the Misses Helen and Gladys Lewis and Miss Bertha Hackney of Portland. (Portland Oregonian, August 10, 1919)

S.E. Rorick, who was called to Beaumont, Texas, by the sudden death of his sister, Mrs. W.C. Tyrrell, returned to this city last Thursday morning. He brought with him a bunch of rice as it grows in the field, which is now on display in his office. Mr. Rorick explained the process of growing this product of the southern states and the work of harvesting and preparing it for market, which is very interesting. The sample which he brought home was raised on the farm of W.C. Tyrrell, and to our way of thinking is a mighty good looking sample. (Oxford Mirror, August 21, 1919)

Mr. and Mrs. M.D. Larned and daughter, Florence, motored to Clarkston today to spend a couple days with Mrs. Larned’s mother. (Ann Arbor News, August 27, 1919)

John Wallace, who has been spending the summer with his mother at Kamiah, left Sunday to attend a convention in Spokane of the mute schools of the Northwest, and will thence go to Vancouver, Wn., to enter the school there for the coming term. (Nezperce Herald, September 4, 1919)

The little daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Amos Mauchmar, who has been quite ill for the past week, is better at this writing. (Otsego Union, November 6, 1919)

Mr. and Mrs. J.C. [sic] Rorick of The Dalles, Oregon and Dr. and Mrs. E.H. Rorick of Fayette were guests in the home of Mr. and Mrs. John C. Rorick this week. Mr. Rorick of Oregon is a cousin of Dr. and J.C. Rorick and was owner and publisher of a newspaper at Bad Axe, Mich., previous to his going to the Pacific Coast. During the war he was identified with government work in connection with military and naval preparations. One son is with the U.S. Shipping Board in France. He and his wife expect to start on their homeward journey Friday of this week. (Fulton County Tribune, November 21, 1919)


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