Short News Items from 1946

Wheatland—Honoring their son, Lt. James Gilkey, recently discharged from the army, Mr. and Mrs. J.S. Gilkey entertained at dinner last week. Covers were placed for Lt. Gilkey, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Cooper, Mr. and Mrs. Howard Davidson, Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Wilson, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Wright, Dowd Cooper, Harlan Cooper, Fay Thompson, and Mr. and Mrs. J.S. Gilkey. (Salem Capital Journal, May 17, 1946)

Mr. and Mrs. Earl Baldwin were in Wyandotte Wednesday to visit their son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. R.G. Field. (Livingston County Daily Press, July 24, 1946)

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Short News Items from 1945

Earl Nelson Baldwin, Jr., of Tecumseh visited his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Baldwin during the week. (Livingston County Daily Press, August 22, 1945)

Lieut. Mary Baldwin of the Spars is home on a two weeks leave from Long Branch, California, visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Baldwin. Lieut. Baldwin does office work for the Spars and has not been home for a year. (Livingston County Daily Press, August 1, 1945)

Leaves for Ohio—John V. Durant left Saturday for his home in Dayton, Ohio, after a visit of one week with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. P.V. Durant, 1405 East Washington street. (Idaho Statesman, December 2, 1945)

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Short News Items from 1944

[Ulster:] Leon Sutton and family have moved from Sayre to the Stack house on Smithfield street. (Sayre Evening Times, January 10, 1944)

John P. Rorick and daughter Mrs. Prosser Watts returned yesterday from West Point where they were guests for a week of Capt. and Mrs. Alan G. Rorick. (Adrian Daily Telegram, February 11, 1944)

Celesta Walling, who has been attending school at Monmouth this winter was here for the week end to visit her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Chester Walling. (Corvallis Gazette-Times, February 24, 1944)

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Short News Items from 1943

Mr. and Mrs. Harlow Ingall of Plymouth and their daughter Miss Harriet Ingall of New York City were guests this weekend of his parents Mr. and Mrs. Fred Ingall. Other guests were Mr. and Mrs. Harold Clark and Mr. and Mrs. Donald Clark. (Adrian Daily Telegram, August 10, 1943)

Thomas Watts, son of Mr. and Mrs. Prosser Watts who was operated on November 12, returned this morning to his home at 1056 College Avenue.  (Adrian Daily Telegram, November 23, 1943)

Lincoln—Leaving Monday en-route to San Francisco, Calif., for a short visit with her son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Lester Walling, was Mrs. Dot Walling who traveled by train. Lester Walling is a former Lincoln boy. He is now in the postal department of the U.S. navy stationed at San Francisco. Their home is in Woodburn where Mr. Walling was employed in the post office prior to leaving to go to California. (Salem Capital Journal, December 30, 1943)

Lenawee Men in the Service (Excerpt)

A graduate of Morenci high school in 1933 and formerly associated with the Guss & Sons Market Hudson, Pfc. Robert Guss entered service Feb. 26. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Guss of Hudson. from Fort Custer, Pfc. Guss was sent to Camp Lee, Va., where he was assigned to the quartermasters corps. Later he was sent to Camp William Henry Harrison, Mont., and recently to San Francisco from where he left for overseas, service. His wife is a resident of Hudson.

Source: Adrian Daily Telegram, December 17, 1943.

Short News Items from 1942

James Gilkey, junior at Oregon State College, is spending two weeks vacation with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.S. Gilkey. (Salem Statesman Journal, January 2, 1942)

Dr. and Mrs. H.W. Lundahl will leave tonight for Chicago where Dr. Lundahl will attend the meetings of the Chicago Dental Society at the Palmer House next week, and Mrs. Lundahl will visit her brother-in-law and sister Mr. and Mrs. Prosser Watts and family at Glenellyn, Ill.  (Adrian Daily Telegram, February 21, 1942)

Mrs. Jay MacArthur, Jr., spent last week visiting her husband and his parents.  (Queen City Mail, April 9, 1942)

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Short News Items from 1941

Lincoln—Mr. and Mrs. Tracy Walling have as their guest this month, their oldest daughter, Mrs. A.C. Upham of Lacomb. (Salem Capital Journal, January 24, 1941)

Mr. Robert Eveland and Mr. Thomas Gibson, of the Jump Hardware Company, have both been on the sick list. Mr. Eveland is out again, we hear. (Easton Star-Democrat, February 21, 1941)

Ensign Cary A. Baldwin, son of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Baldwin of Howell, was among the graduating class from the U.S. Naval Academy. (Livingston County Daily Press, June 4, 1941)

Mr. and Mrs. Ed Sederberg of Minneapolis, Minn. Visited Saturday with friends here. Mrs. Soderberg will be remembered as Anna Rorick, whose home was in Oxford Junction many years ago. (Anamosa Eureka, October 9, 1941. Different spellings of the last name are in the original article)

Short News Items from 1940

Mason Sickler, of Falls, was a business man in town Tuesday.  He had picked up a young man who was hitch-hiking from New Orleans to Syracuse.  Having started only last Saturday, he was making good time.  (Tunkhannock New Age, May 23, 1940)

News from the San Diego social front states that Dr. and Mrs. William Leroy Garth will forgo their usual summer trip in favor of open house, for they have received word that their daughter and her husband, the Thomas Dammans (Harle Garth), and little Tommy Jr. will arrive from Hartford, Conn., in August for an extended visit.  (Chicago Tribune, May 26, 1940)

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Sunday Fire Levels Home At Carverton

Casterline Family Returns to Find Dwelling Destroyed—Two Others Damaged by Sparks.

Fire of undetermined origin destroyed the home of Sterling Casterline and family on the Carverton Road, Trucksville, yesterday.

The blaze was discovered by Harold Jenkins, residing just across the road, shortly after the Casterline family had left home at noon for a visit in Wilkes-Barre.

Jenkins summoned the Truckville fire department, which was joined by that of Shavertown and Luzerne together with a pumper of the Mathers Construction Company but the combined efforts of the different departments failed to save the structure. A stiff breeze was blowing at the time and it was with difficulty that the firemen prevented the flames from spreading to nearby dwellings.

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