Short News Items from 1923

Johnnie Wallace, who is attending Gallaudet College at Washington, D.C., writes that he is out of the basket ball playing this season on account of a badly sprained ankle and a broken bone under the arch of his right foot, caused by playing foot ball. (Nezperce Herald, January 18, 1923)

Mrs. William Moore Rorick of Detroit is visiting in the Lucien Mueller home while her daughter, Mrs. Mueller, is in the Decatur and Macon County hospital. (Decatur Herald and Review, March 11, 1923)

Mr. and Mrs. L.J. Sutton, Marion Sutton and Mrs. Ellen Rogers spent Thursday afternoon with their daughter and niece, Mrs. Mattie Brodt. (Oxford Leader, March 23, 1923)

Mrs. M. McCloe and granddaughter Virginia Nimmo, the Misses Mary and Florence Bryant of Detroit and Mrs. W.R. Rorick were visitors Sunday at the home of Carl Guss and family. (Adrian Daily Telegram, May 30, 1923)

Mrs. Harlow Ingall and three children, Harriet, David and Martha Ellen, attended the Gallup reunion and called on friends here last week. (Morenci Observer, June 28, 1923)

Mrs. Hattie Campbell, of West Springfield, came Saturday to visit at the home of her brother, George Palmer. (Clare Sentinel, September 7, 1923)

Laramore Mattoon chaperoned Chan Wallace and Curtis Miller on a fishing trip to the Lochsa Sunday. They brought back some fine evidence. (Nezperce Herald, September 13, 1923)

Ted Pomeroy has entered into his school duties at the University of Idaho and is well pleased with his work. (Idaho Evening Times, September 26, 1923)

Mrs. Helen Partridge, who has been the guest of her grandmother, Mrs. Amelia Rorick, returned to her home in Detroit, Tuesday. She was accompanied by Mrs. Rorick, who will remain for a few weeks’ visit, and Mrs. Lindsay Barton, who has been the guest of her brother, C.E. Blanchard and family for several weeks. (Morenci Observer, October 11, 1923)

S.E. Rorick accompanied his sister, Julia A. Strevelle, to Anamosa where the latter will consult a physician regarding her health. If necessary she will remain at the Mercy hospital until better. (Clinton Advertiser, October 23, 1923)

John Wallace, eldest son of Chancey Wallace of this city, is back in football with his old Gallaudet College team at Washington, D.C. He is playing left end. On October 27 his eleven defeated Joseph’s College in a close and hard contest, the score being 7-6. Johnny was out of the game the greater part of last season on account of an injury he received in play. His many old Nezperce friends will be glad to note his complete recovery. He is one of the best athletes this community ever turned out, and there have been some good ones. (Nezperce Herald, November 8, 1923)

Mr. and Mrs. O.J. Wells attended a banquet at the Methodist church in Fayette Friday evening and Helen Wells attended a class play and birthday party at Fayette Saturday evening. (Morenci Herald, November 8, 1923)


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