North Shore Area Chairman Appointed

David Rorick of Oceanside will be chairman of the commerce and industry group in the North Shore Area campaign of the 1956 United Success Drive, Ben Weseloh, area chairman, said yesterday.

Rorick’s organization will be expected to provide the biggest single share of the area’s goal, Weseloh said.

Oceanside and Carlsbad this year have joined in the consolidated fund effort in the North Shore area, which includes Cardiff, Del Mar, Encinitas, Leucadia, Ranch Santa Fe and Solana Beach.

Source: San Diego Union, July 7, 1956.

Output Steady

David Rorick, president of Rorick Buick, Inc., has returned from a week-long sales conference in Los Angeles with the prediction that the present situation as regards new and used cars will continue.

Rorick was one of 55 Buick dealers who participated in a General Motors refresher course for sales managers at the Hotel Biltmore.

“Information from reliable Detroit sources,” said Rorick, “indicates that the national production of the automobile industry in 1950 will total about 6,600,000 units. This is on the basis of the presently reduced output.

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Loy Barker Leads Field

Loy Barker, Northern Life Insurance Company salesman, led all representatives of the company in the nation in life volume sales and was in third place in the United States in premiums for the year.

The Klamath Falls agency was eighty among 65 company districts during November.

Barker’s record had previously qualified for an expense paid trip for himself and Mrs. Barker to the national convention at Coronado Beach near San Diego in January. He has been affiliated with Northern Life since 1946.

Source: Klamath Falls Herald and News, December 8, 1963.

Business and Professional News from the 1900s

Judge Mays went across the river this morning, and in company with Mr. Rorick, of North Dalles, examined the grade leading to the top of the Klickitat mountain with the view of seeing what is necessary to be done to put it in good condition for the teams hauling wheat to this market. Mr. Mays has collected several hundred dollars from Dalles business men, which will be expended on the grade under the supervision of Mr. Rorick. (The Dalles Chronicle, October 3, 1900)

A beaver enterprise is soon to be started at Wood River by J.L. [sic] Loosley and D. Harshbarger. They will build an enclosure of woven wire and capture and stock it with beavers. The animals will be domesticated and the fur will be marketed. (Portland Oregonian, October 28, 1900)

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Business and Professional News from the 1890s

Editor Rorick of the Bad Axe Democrat has commenced a $5000 libel suit against the Detroit Tribune. The trouble arises over a news item which appeared in the Tribune in regard to a registered letter which ex Postmaster Rorick failed to turn over to his successor when the office changed hands, but withheld until a postoffice inspector traced it to him last month. (The Huron Times, June 6, 1890)

A large number of copies of the new Huron county directory were delivered in this vicinity last week by E.R. Cookingham and Wm. Rorick. This volume comprises a large amount of valuable information for residents of this county, and its compilation is valuable for its accuracy and reliability. Aside from the maps and other charts displayed it contains a short history of the county. (The Huron Times, October 17, 1890)

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Business and Professional News from the 1880s

J.D. Sutton, formerly of Cheboygan, now a life insurance agent of Detroit, will soon remove to Indianapolis, Ind., having been appointed state agent for a well known insurance company. (Cheboygan Democrat, February 17, 1881)

Emma T. Loosley has been appointed Postmistress at Klamath Agency Oregon. (Oregon Sentinel, December 23, 1882)

NEW STORE.—Frank Rorick, of Lowden, Iowa, has rented the south room of Tyrrell’s block, and about the 25th of this month will take possession with a large stock of groceries. (Wright County Monitor, March 14, 1883)

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Business and Professional News from the 1860s and 1870s

Jas. Mullany, who took a stock of goods to Salmon City for C. Jacobs of Boise City, has pulled up stakes, and left with the goods for the Yuba District, on Mr. Jacob’s account. (Idaho Semi-Weekly World, August 24, 1867)

C.S. Kingsley has a lot of nice butter from the dairy of I.P. Gile. (Idaho Semi-Weekly World, September 22, 1875)

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