Short News Items from 1936

Christmas was brightened for Harvey Porritt who is unable to get around on account of the cast on his leg, and his wife, Marguerite, who is still in Goodrich Hospital when it was made possible for Harvey to be taken to the Hospital where could enjoy a Christmas dinner Christmas tree together. (Clarkston News, January 1, 1936)

Mr. and Mrs. Lee Porritt, Mr. and Mrs. S.R. Whims of Flint and Mr. and Mrs. Earl Alleman of Lake Orion were visitors at the home of Mrs. Sara Bailey at Oxford Thursday. The Allemans are moving from the Scripps farm to their home on Ensley street in Oxford where Mrs. Bailey has resided for several years. Mr. Alleman has accepted a mechanic’s position for the Oakland County Roads maintenance. (Clarkston News, April 10, 1936)

Loretta Porritt, small daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Porritt, is recovering from severe burns she received when she fell against the hot cook stove. (Clarkston News, May 22, 1936)

Harvey Porritt was taken to the Pontiac General Hospital on Monday expecting to have the cast removed from his leg. He was greatly disappointed when he learned that the cast had to remain for a little while yet. (Clarkston News, December 25, 1936)

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