Short News Items from 1943

Lieutenant Alan Rorick, who has been spending the holidays with his father, John P. Rorick, and other relatives in Adrian, and Mrs. Rorick’s parents, Dr. and Mrs. Ellery Edwards of Cleveland Heights, left Saturday night from Cleveland for Hot Springs, Ark. Mrs. Rorick will remain for a time with her parents because Lieut. Rorick with re-enter the General Army-Navy hospital, where he will begin the Sister Kenney treatment for infantile paralysis. (Adrian Daily Telegram, January 4, 1943)

Corp. J.M. Martz of Portland, husband of Mrs. Frances Rorick Martz has been sent for training in the Signal Corps to Orlando, Fla. (Adrian Daily Telegram, January 18, 1943)

C.M. Rorick returned home Monday after visiting his brother-in-law Dr. W.D. Murphy in Columbus, Ohio, for several days. (Adrian Daily Telegram, May 26, 1943)

Mrs. Caddie Quackenbush of Los Angeles is the guest of her cousins, Mr. and Mrs. F.E. Williams. (Cedar Rapids Gazette, July 8, 1943)

SENECA. Relatives here received word that Curtis Rorick suffered a severe heart attack Thursday at Curtis, Mich. Mr. and Mrs. Rorick had been spending a vacation at the cottage near Curtis. (Adrian Daily Telegram, October 9, 1943)

Mark Baldwin of Albion, Paul Spear of New Mexico and Kenneth Spear of Morenci were guests today of Mr. and Mrs. Ned Baldwin. (Adrian Daily Telegram, October 19, 1943)

Wyman Rorick of the U.S. Navy, son of Mrs. Leeila Rorick now of Toledo, who has served for 15 months in the southwest Pacific area, now is in Sandiego [sic], Calif. (Adrian Daily Telegram, October 25, 1943)

Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Spear and daughter, Ruth, of Albuquerque, N.M., are visiting his brother and wife, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Spear. Their son, Howell, a medical student at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, also is spending his vacation here. His brother, Pheletus [sic], who after a year of active duty overseas in the U.S. Navy, is attending a preparatory school in Maryland for entering the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis. (Adrian Daily Telegram, December 31, 1943)


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