Short News Items from 1942

Miss Frances Rorick was a guest over the week end of friends in Galesburg. (Adrian Daily Telegram, January 5, 1942)

C.M. Rorick returned home Saturday from Royal Oak where was a guest for two weeks of his daughter and husband Mr. and Mrs. Harry Metcalf. (Adrian Daily Telegram, January 5, 1942)

Mrs. G.H. Rorick was the honored guest at a birthday dinner given by her son and wife Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Rorick at their farm home near Seneca Thursday evening. The table was decorated with flowers and favors in patriotic colors. The guests were H.L. Kennedy, W.W. Kennedy and Mr. and Mrs. Cosper Rorick and family. Mrs. Rorick received several gifts. (Adrian Daily Telegraph, February 14, 1942)

Mrs. Leila G. Rorick of Toledo spent the week end with C.M. Rorick. Additional guests Sunday were his daughter and husband Mr. and Mrs. Donald Kendall and family also of Toledo. (Adrian Daily Telegram, March 3, 1942)

Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Spear and daughter Hattie Jane and Mrs. and Mrs. U.L. Tewsley were guests Sunday afternoon of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Spear and their son Morris [sic] of Claunch, New Mexico. (Adrian Daily Telegram, May 12, 1942)

It was also announced last night that W.P. Yocom, Athletic park horse shoe leader, will drop from active participation in the sport, as he has been called to work at the Defense Training school here. (Zanesville Times Recorder, June 12, 1942)

Jacob Martz, who is stationed at Portland, Ore., has been promoted to the rank of corporal. (Adrian Daily Telegram, September 16, 1942)

Mrs. S.J. [sic] Sweeney of Buffalo, will be a guest of her parents Mr. and Mrs. W.R. Rorick Thanksgiving Day. (Adrian Daily Telegram, November 25, 1942)

Mr. and Mrs. W.R. Rorick have received work that their grandson William R. Wilson is on overseas service somewhere in the Pacific. (Adrian Daily Telegram, November 25, 1942)

Mr. and Mrs. C.P. [sic] Rorick and son Cosper and daughter Mrs. J.M. Martz spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. A.N. Brewer in in Lansing. (Adrian Daily Telegram, December 2, 1942)

Mr. and Mrs. Marshall Gorton and son Bryant of Detroit were guests Sunday of Mr. and Mrs. G.S. Bryant. (Adrian Daily Telegram, December 2, 1942)

Kirk Rorick of the U.S. battleship, “Minnesota,” is spending a nine days’ leave of absence with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. C.M. Rorick of Morenci. (Adrian Daily Telegram, December 15, 1942)

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One thought on “Short News Items from 1942

  1. Mr. and Mrs. C. P. Rorick actually is Mr. and Mrs. Cosper Herbert Rorick so should read C. H. Rorick.

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